Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WAN Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1093 1164
Rank change year-on-year +5 +71 +36
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 86 105 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.066% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 102
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £41,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% -4.35%

WAN Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in England.

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in England

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 36 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North of England +27 17 £63,750 +27.50% 1
North West - 17 £63,750 -
Midlands +48 14 £53,125 +39.80% 2
West Midlands +26 14 £53,125 +39.80% 2
South East +17 11 £72,500 +38.10%
East of England +11 7 £38,750 -3.13% 2
South West - 1 £40,000 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 86 (100.00%) WAN
2 84 (97.67%) Cisco
3 67 (77.91%) Firewall
4 50 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (53.49%) Juniper
6 44 (51.16%) LAN
7 42 (48.84%) Load Balancing
8 40 (46.51%) MPLS
9 34 (39.53%) Wireless
10 32 (37.21%) BGP
10 32 (37.21%) Riverbed
11 31 (36.05%) OSPF
12 30 (34.88%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (34.88%) Network Security
13 29 (33.72%) SolarWinds
14 28 (32.56%) Palo Alto
14 28 (32.56%) CCNP
15 26 (30.23%) ITIL
15 26 (30.23%) Finance
16 25 (29.07%) VPN
17 24 (27.91%) VoIP
18 22 (25.58%) CCNA
19 21 (24.42%) SAN
19 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (23.26%) Windows
20 20 (23.26%) IPsec
20 20 (23.26%) EIGRP
21 19 (22.09%) Service Management
21 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
22 18 (20.93%) F5

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) SAS
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.47%) Office 365
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.49%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 86 (100.00%) WAN
2 67 (77.91%) Firewall
3 44 (51.16%) LAN
4 40 (46.51%) MPLS
5 34 (39.53%) Wireless
6 32 (37.21%) BGP
7 31 (36.05%) OSPF
8 30 (34.88%) Network Security
8 30 (34.88%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (29.07%) VPN
10 24 (27.91%) VoIP
11 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (24.42%) SAN
12 20 (23.26%) EIGRP
12 20 (23.26%) IPsec
13 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (19.77%) Internet
13 17 (19.77%) SSL
14 16 (18.60%) Unified Communications
15 15 (17.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Juniper Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Network Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Network Security Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Security Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Exchange Support
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.65%) XMPP
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.95%) Driving Licence
3 11 (12.79%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.47%) PKI
6 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Unix
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Load Balancing
2 26 (30.23%) ITIL
3 19 (22.09%) Service Management
4 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.28%) Change Control
5 14 (16.28%) Network Design
6 12 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.79%) Information Security
7 11 (12.79%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (12.79%) Web Filtering
8 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 10 (11.63%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (10.47%) Information Management
9 9 (10.47%) Operations Management
10 8 (9.30%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.49%) Python
2 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (32.56%) CCNP
3 22 (25.58%) CCNA
4 15 (17.44%) CCIE
5 10 (11.63%) Degree
6 6 (6.98%) MCP
6 6 (6.98%) MCSA
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (3.49%) CCVP
7 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.49%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.16%) CCDA
8 1 (1.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.16%) CCSP
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.16%) EMCIE
8 1 (1.16%) EMCTA
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) DFS Replication
2 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.49%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (8.14%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.65%) Nagios
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.49%) Puppet
5 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.49%) vRealize
6 2 (2.33%) SCCM
6 2 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (97.67%) Cisco
2 46 (53.49%) Juniper
3 32 (37.21%) Riverbed
4 29 (33.72%) SolarWinds
5 28 (32.56%) Palo Alto
6 18 (20.93%) F5
7 13 (15.12%) VMware
8 12 (13.95%) Meraki
9 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
9 11 (12.79%) NetApp
10 10 (11.63%) Citrix
11 9 (10.47%) Fortinet
11 9 (10.47%) Google
12 8 (9.30%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (9.30%) Forcepoint
12 8 (9.30%) Mitel
13 6 (6.98%) McAfee
13 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.81%) Nokia
14 5 (5.81%) Oracle