Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1103 1083 1131
Rank change year-on-year -20 +48 +36
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 32 61 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.038% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.042% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 91
England median annual salary £46,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.60% +13.64% +18.92%
10th Percentile £22,500 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £83,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.60% +13.64% +15.79%

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 146,533 144,423 169,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.78% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,670 119,286 142,972
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 - 21 £46,500 - 3
South West -7 5 £25,000 -16.67%
South East -22 3 £65,000 +4.00% 1
London -23 2 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North of England +5 1 £43,000 -8.02% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) Cisco
3 27 (84.38%) Riverbed
4 26 (81.25%) Firewall
5 24 (75.00%) LAN
5 24 (75.00%) Linux
6 22 (68.75%) Network Management
7 21 (65.63%) Network Security
8 20 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
8 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
9 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (56.25%) DHCP
10 18 (56.25%) DNS
10 18 (56.25%) VMware
11 17 (53.13%) Citrix
12 15 (46.88%) MPLS
12 15 (46.88%) VoIP
12 15 (46.88%) Windows
13 14 (43.75%) DWDM
13 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
14 13 (40.63%) OSPF
14 13 (40.63%) BGP
14 13 (40.63%) Ethernet
14 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
14 13 (40.63%) 802.1X
15 12 (37.50%) The Twelve-Factor App
15 12 (37.50%) Arista
15 12 (37.50%) IGRP

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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Akamai
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 24 (75.00%) LAN
4 21 (65.63%) Network Security
5 20 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (56.25%) DHCP
6 18 (56.25%) DNS
7 15 (46.88%) MPLS
7 15 (46.88%) VoIP
8 14 (43.75%) DWDM
9 13 (40.63%) BGP
9 13 (40.63%) Ethernet
9 13 (40.63%) OSPF
9 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
10 12 (37.50%) IGRP
10 12 (37.50%) NetScaler
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (34.38%) DMVPN
11 11 (34.38%) IPsec
11 11 (34.38%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Systems Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Team Leader
2 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Support
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) 802.1X
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
5 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (34.38%) Unix
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Network Management
2 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
3 12 (37.50%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 11 (34.38%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (31.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 10 (31.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (25.00%) Coaching
7 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (25.00%) Line Management
7 8 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (25.00%) Statistics
8 5 (15.63%) Human Resource Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CCNP
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware NSX
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
1 11 (34.38%) vCenter Server
1 11 (34.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 27 (84.38%) Riverbed
3 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 17 (53.13%) Citrix
6 12 (37.50%) Arista
6 12 (37.50%) F5
6 12 (37.50%) Meraki
7 11 (34.38%) Aruba
7 11 (34.38%) Blue Coat
7 11 (34.38%) Zscaler
8 10 (31.25%) Juniper
8 10 (31.25%) Palo Alto
8 10 (31.25%) Tufin
9 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
10 8 (25.00%) Avaya
10 8 (25.00%) Intel
10 8 (25.00%) Nortel
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) NetApp