Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1109 1098
Rank change year-on-year +64 -11 +66
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 59 84 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.050% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.054% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 100
England median annual salary £54,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.45% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,000 £25,875 £41,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £54,750 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.78% - +4.55%

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 138,197 154,949 163,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.20% 91.49% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110,854 123,527 137,051
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018. 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 +44 27 £60,000 +13.48% 4
East of England +40 16 £48,000 +23.87% 2
South East +31 14 £56,000 -22.76% 4
North of England +19 1 £37,500 -41.18% 1
North West +13 1 £37,500 -41.18%
Midlands +12 1 £40,500 -23.76% 5
East Midlands - 1 £40,500 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 59 (100.00%) WAN
2 57 (96.61%) Cisco
3 46 (77.97%) Firewall
4 33 (55.93%) Riverbed
5 31 (52.54%) LAN
5 31 (52.54%) VoIP
6 30 (50.85%) Wireless
6 30 (50.85%) MPLS
7 27 (45.76%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (44.07%) Finance
8 26 (44.07%) Network Security
9 24 (40.68%) SolarWinds
10 22 (37.29%) Palo Alto
11 20 (33.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (33.90%) VPN
11 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (32.20%) CCNP
12 19 (32.20%) OSPF
12 19 (32.20%) BGP
12 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (30.51%) DHCP
13 18 (30.51%) WLAN
13 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
14 17 (28.81%) DNS
14 17 (28.81%) CheckPoint
15 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
15 16 (27.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (27.12%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (27.12%) Network Monitoring
16 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (100.00%) WAN
2 46 (77.97%) Firewall
3 31 (52.54%) LAN
3 31 (52.54%) VoIP
4 30 (50.85%) MPLS
4 30 (50.85%) Wireless
5 27 (45.76%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (44.07%) Network Security
7 20 (33.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (33.90%) VPN
8 19 (32.20%) BGP
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (32.20%) OSPF
9 18 (30.51%) DHCP
9 18 (30.51%) WLAN
10 17 (28.81%) DNS
11 16 (27.12%) Cisco Wireless
11 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
12 15 (25.42%) DWDM
12 15 (25.42%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Banking
4 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
6 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.69%) Front Office
7 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Head of Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) Network Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Network Operations Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Operations Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineering Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineering Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) 802.1X
1 5 (8.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.25%) Driving Licence
3 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (6.78%) Digital Signage
5 4 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.78%) IPTV
5 4 (6.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Network Monitoring
1 16 (27.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (22.03%) High Availability
3 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (20.34%) Server Management
5 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (18.64%) Network Management
5 11 (18.64%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (18.64%) Runbook
6 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
7 9 (15.25%) Capacity Management
7 9 (15.25%) ITIL
7 9 (15.25%) Line Management
7 9 (15.25%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.56%) Proactive Management
9 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.47%) Coaching
10 5 (8.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 10 (16.95%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) MCSE
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
8 2 (3.39%) CCVP
9 1 (1.69%) CCDA
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE
9 1 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.69%) CCSA
9 1 (1.69%) CCSP
9 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) GDPR
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Server
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (10.17%) Nagios
2 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (96.61%) Cisco
2 33 (55.93%) Riverbed
3 24 (40.68%) SolarWinds
4 22 (37.29%) Palo Alto
5 17 (28.81%) CheckPoint
6 15 (25.42%) Avaya
7 13 (22.03%) Citrix
8 11 (18.64%) ForeScout
9 10 (16.95%) F5
10 9 (15.25%) Juniper
10 9 (15.25%) Nortel
11 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.17%) HP
12 6 (10.17%) Mitel
13 5 (8.47%) Intel
13 5 (8.47%) SonicWALL
13 5 (8.47%) VMware
14 4 (6.78%) NetApp
14 4 (6.78%) Polycom
14 4 (6.78%) Speakerbus