Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1106 1090 1122
Rank change year-on-year -16 +32 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 39 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.058% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.064% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 25 83 107
England median annual salary £48,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.20% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £44,100 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £81,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -23.20% +8.70% +9.52%

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 144,110 152,183 169,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.16% 91.51% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115,603 121,947 143,028
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
East of England - 23 £47,250 -
London -10 9 £55,500 -11.20% 1
South East -27 4 £57,250 -18.21%
North of England +15 1 £43,000 -28.33% 2
Midlands +1 1 £40,500 -23.94% 1
South West - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,500 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 39 (100.00%) WAN
2 36 (92.31%) Cisco
3 31 (79.49%) Riverbed
4 28 (71.79%) Firewall
5 26 (66.67%) LAN
6 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
7 24 (61.54%) VoIP
7 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
8 23 (58.97%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (53.85%) Finance
9 21 (53.85%) Network Management
10 20 (51.28%) Network Security
10 20 (51.28%) Ethernet
11 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
11 19 (48.72%) Avaya
11 19 (48.72%) SLA
11 19 (48.72%) Retail
12 18 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (46.15%) Degree
12 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
12 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
12 18 (46.15%) Windows
12 18 (46.15%) Linux
12 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (43.59%) Line Management
13 17 (43.59%) Driving Licence
13 17 (43.59%) Capacity Management
13 17 (43.59%) Proactive Monitoring
13 17 (43.59%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (43.59%) ITIL

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Akamai
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) WAN
2 28 (71.79%) Firewall
3 26 (66.67%) LAN
4 24 (61.54%) VoIP
5 23 (58.97%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (51.28%) Ethernet
6 20 (51.28%) Network Security
7 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
8 17 (43.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (33.33%) MPLS
10 12 (30.77%) BGP
10 12 (30.77%) OSPF
11 11 (28.21%) DMVPN
11 11 (28.21%) NetScaler
11 11 (28.21%) VPN
12 10 (25.64%) Frame Relay
13 9 (23.08%) DHCP
13 9 (23.08%) DNS
13 9 (23.08%) EIGRP
13 9 (23.08%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Team Leader
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Network Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineering Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineering Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
2 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 17 (43.59%) Driving Licence
3 17 (43.59%) Management Information System
4 9 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Linux
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Network Management
2 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 18 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (43.59%) Capacity Management
3 17 (43.59%) ITIL
3 17 (43.59%) Line Management
3 17 (43.59%) Proactive Monitoring
3 17 (43.59%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (33.33%) Coaching
4 13 (33.33%) Statistics
5 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.95%) Proactive Management
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Human Resource Management
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Break/Fix
9 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 4 (10.26%) Information Security
9 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) CCNP
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) CCVP
5 1 (2.56%) CCDA
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCSP
5 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
2 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
2 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Terraform
2 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.13%) vRealize
3 1 (2.56%) Cacti
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) Cisco
2 31 (79.49%) Riverbed
3 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 19 (48.72%) Avaya
5 17 (43.59%) Nortel
6 13 (33.33%) Intel
7 11 (28.21%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) F5
8 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
9 8 (20.51%) Palo Alto
10 6 (15.38%) Arista
10 6 (15.38%) Meraki
10 6 (15.38%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) Juniper
11 5 (12.82%) Mitel
12 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.26%) NetApp
13 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
14 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
14 2 (5.13%) HP