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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SD-WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SD-WAN over the 6 months to 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 638 506 499
Rank change year-on-year -132 -7 +101
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 231 104 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 2.93% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 174 94 102
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £51,375
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% - -
75th Percentile £82,438 £87,188 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.40% -3.85% -

SD-WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,937 3,549 5,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.44% 10.50% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,258 2,678 4,166
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.20% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SD-WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in London

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SD-WAN in London.

Salary trend for SD-WAN in London

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in London

SD-WAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 36 £60,000 -7.69% 4
East London - 6 £55,000 - 2
South London - 6 £33,500 - 1
West London -65 1 £50,000 -44.44% 3
North London - 1 £67,500 -
SD-WAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, IT jobs citing SD-WAN 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 London region with a requirement for SD-WAN.

1 191 (82.68%) WAN
2 113 (48.92%) Cisco
3 105 (45.45%) Azure
4 89 (38.53%) Firewall
5 78 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (32.47%) Social Skills
7 64 (27.71%) CCNP
8 59 (25.54%) LAN
8 59 (25.54%) Zscaler
9 55 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 53 (22.94%) Degree
11 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
11 52 (22.51%) Microsoft 365
12 51 (22.08%) Network Security
13 50 (21.65%) Windows
14 49 (21.21%) OSPF
15 47 (20.35%) MPLS
15 47 (20.35%) Meraki
15 47 (20.35%) Palo Alto
16 46 (19.91%) BGP
16 46 (19.91%) VPN
17 45 (19.48%) Agile
17 45 (19.48%) Terraform
18 43 (18.61%) Data Centre
18 43 (18.61%) Finance
18 43 (18.61%) VMware
19 42 (18.18%) AWS
20 40 (17.32%) ITIL
21 39 (16.88%) Project Management
21 39 (16.88%) Cisco ASA

SD-WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 32 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.16%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Sentinel
2 7 (3.03%) SAP GTS
3 5 (2.16%) Toggl
4 4 (1.73%) BambooHR
4 4 (1.73%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 105 (45.45%) Azure
2 52 (22.51%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (18.18%) AWS
4 27 (11.69%) PaaS
5 23 (9.96%) SaaS
6 20 (8.66%) Mimecast
7 16 (6.93%) Amazon EKS
8 11 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (4.76%) GitHub
9 10 (4.33%) Serverless
10 9 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 9 (3.90%) Azure Sentinel
10 9 (3.90%) IaaS
10 9 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (3.03%) Azure Key Vault
11 7 (3.03%) GCP
12 2 (0.87%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 191 (82.68%) WAN
2 89 (38.53%) Firewall
3 59 (25.54%) LAN
4 51 (22.08%) Network Security
5 49 (21.21%) OSPF
6 47 (20.35%) MPLS
7 46 (19.91%) BGP
7 46 (19.91%) VPN
8 39 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (16.02%) Wireless
10 33 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 30 (12.99%) DNS
11 30 (12.99%) Internet
12 28 (12.12%) Cisco ISE
13 24 (10.39%) DHCP
14 20 (8.66%) IPsec
14 20 (8.66%) VLAN
14 20 (8.66%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (7.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.90%) Amazon Aurora
2 9 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) Power BI
4 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (7.79%) JIRA
2 17 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (32.47%) Social Skills
2 43 (18.61%) Finance
3 26 (11.26%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.09%) Marketing
5 15 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.63%) Back Office
6 13 (5.63%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (5.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (4.33%) Banking
8 10 (4.33%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (2.60%) Advertising
9 6 (2.60%) Billing
9 6 (2.60%) Local Government
10 4 (1.73%) Games
11 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.87%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.87%) French Language
12 2 (0.87%) Law
12 2 (0.87%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.43%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 75 (32.47%) Network Engineer
2 40 (17.32%) Architect
3 30 (12.99%) Network Architect
4 26 (11.26%) Analyst
5 22 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Cloud Architect
6 16 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (6.93%) Lead Network Engineer
7 14 (6.06%) Head of IT
8 10 (4.33%) Head of Architecture
8 10 (4.33%) Product Manager
9 9 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (3.90%) Network Manager
10 8 (3.46%) Lead Architect
10 8 (3.46%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.46%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) Kafka
2 4 (1.73%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.73%) JSON
3 2 (0.87%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.43%) D3.js
4 1 (0.43%) gRPC
4 1 (0.43%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (0.43%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.43%) LESS
4 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.43%) React
4 1 (0.43%) Redux
4 1 (0.43%) Sass
4 1 (0.43%) Semantic UI
4 1 (0.43%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.61%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.76%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.90%) Housing Association
5 9 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.90%) User Experience
6 6 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.73%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.87%) FMCG
8 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.87%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.65%) Windows
2 39 (16.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.48%) Agile
2 40 (17.32%) ITIL
3 39 (16.88%) Project Management
4 33 (14.29%) Change Management
5 30 (12.99%) Infrastructure as Code
5 30 (12.99%) Migration
5 30 (12.99%) TOGAF
6 27 (11.69%) Project Delivery
7 26 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (9.09%) Service Management
9 21 (9.09%) Zero Trust
10 19 (8.23%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.79%) CI/CD
11 18 (7.79%) ERP
12 17 (7.36%) Technology Roadmap
13 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (6.93%) Service Delivery
14 15 (6.49%) Data Loss Prevention
15 14 (6.06%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.72%) SQL
2 27 (11.69%) Python
3 24 (10.39%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.03%) Bicep
5 5 (2.16%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) Bash
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) ES6
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (27.71%) CCNP
3 53 (22.94%) Degree
4 33 (14.29%) CCNA
5 31 (13.42%) CCIE
6 23 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (6.49%) TOGAF Certification
9 13 (5.63%) HP APS
9 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
10 12 (5.19%) Master's Degree
11 9 (3.90%) MCSE
12 8 (3.46%) CCDP
13 7 (3.03%) AWS Certification
14 6 (2.60%) CISSP
14 6 (2.60%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
15 5 (2.16%) CCIE Security
15 5 (2.16%) PMP
15 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.23%) SLA
2 15 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.16%) PMO
4 2 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) NIST
System Software
1 55 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.26%) Docker
3 15 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.73%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.73%) XenApp
5 4 (1.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (19.48%) Terraform
2 33 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 32 (13.85%) SCCM
4 30 (12.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (9.96%) Ansible
6 21 (9.09%) FortiGate
7 18 (7.79%) Backup Exec
8 9 (3.90%) Nagios
9 8 (3.46%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.43%) Grafana
10 1 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (48.92%) Cisco
2 59 (25.54%) Zscaler
3 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
4 47 (20.35%) Meraki
4 47 (20.35%) Palo Alto
5 43 (18.61%) VMware
6 36 (15.58%) Fortinet
7 30 (12.99%) Aruba
8 29 (12.55%) SolarWinds
9 26 (11.26%) Citrix
10 25 (10.82%) CheckPoint
11 24 (10.39%) F5
12 23 (9.96%) HP
13 22 (9.52%) Riverbed
14 17 (7.36%) SAP
15 14 (6.06%) Darktrace
15 14 (6.06%) Veeam
16 13 (5.63%) EqualLogic
16 13 (5.63%) Nimble Storage
16 13 (5.63%) Sophos