Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
England > London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 488 500 609
Rank change year-on-year +12 +109 +180
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 103 151 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 2.80% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 106 107
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,875 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £57,813 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £86,250 £78,438 £79,375
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -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 3,388 5,393 7,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.29% 12.97% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,587 4,408 6,233
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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
Central London +53 23 £65,000 -10.34% 4
West London +43 2 £90,000 +63.64%
SD-WAN
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 85 (82.52%) WAN
2 54 (52.43%) Cisco
3 50 (48.54%) Firewall
4 46 (44.66%) LAN
5 45 (43.69%) Network Security
6 37 (35.92%) MPLS
7 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (33.98%) Data Centre
8 30 (29.13%) Azure
9 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
10 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
11 24 (23.30%) CCNP
12 23 (22.33%) Presales
13 22 (21.36%) Wireless
13 22 (21.36%) VPN
14 21 (20.39%) ITIL
14 21 (20.39%) VMware
14 21 (20.39%) Microsoft 365
15 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP
16 19 (18.45%) Windows
16 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
17 18 (17.48%) DNS
17 18 (17.48%) OSPF
17 18 (17.48%) BGP
18 17 (16.50%) CCNA
18 17 (16.50%) Network Virtualisation
19 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (14.56%) Security Architecture
20 15 (14.56%) Fortinet
20 15 (14.56%) IPv4

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 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.13%) Azure
2 21 (20.39%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (11.65%) AWS
4 6 (5.83%) GCP
5 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.85%) IaaS
6 4 (3.88%) Route 53
6 4 (3.88%) Slack
7 3 (2.91%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (82.52%) WAN
2 50 (48.54%) Firewall
3 46 (44.66%) LAN
4 45 (43.69%) Network Security
5 37 (35.92%) MPLS
6 22 (21.36%) VPN
6 22 (21.36%) Wireless
7 20 (19.42%) TCP/IP
8 18 (17.48%) BGP
8 18 (17.48%) DNS
8 18 (17.48%) OSPF
9 15 (14.56%) DHCP
9 15 (14.56%) IPv4
10 14 (13.59%) Cisco Firepower
10 14 (13.59%) Ethernet
11 13 (12.62%) IPv6
12 11 (10.68%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (8.74%) Software-Defined Networking
14 8 (7.77%) Internet
14 8 (7.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Blockchain
1 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
1 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.94%) Redis
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) GCC
2 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (11.65%) Social Skills
1 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.74%) Marketing
3 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Law
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Architect
2 23 (22.33%) Network Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Network Architect
4 14 (13.59%) Security Architect
5 13 (12.62%) Consultant
5 13 (12.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Network Security Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Product Manager
8 7 (6.80%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (6.80%) Network Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) Product Marketing Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Sales Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) IP Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) IP Network Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) IT Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.88%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) JSON
2 5 (4.85%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) React
4 1 (0.97%) REST
4 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.88%) Clustering
6 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.94%) e-Health
7 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Robotics
8 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
1 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
2 15 (14.56%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) CentOS
5 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.91%) Android
6 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Presales
2 21 (20.39%) ITIL
3 17 (16.50%) Network Virtualisation
4 15 (14.56%) Security Architecture
5 14 (13.59%) DevOps
5 14 (13.59%) Network Design
6 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (10.68%) B2B
7 11 (10.68%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (10.68%) Migration
7 11 (10.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 11 (10.68%) Thought Leadership
8 10 (9.71%) Change Management
8 10 (9.71%) Product Strategy
8 10 (9.71%) Project Delivery
9 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.74%) Project Management
10 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.77%) Product Management
11 7 (6.80%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) Python
2 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Go
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.30%) CCNP
3 17 (16.50%) CCNA
4 11 (10.68%) Degree
5 8 (7.77%) CISSP
6 7 (6.80%) MBA
6 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.88%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.91%) CISM
9 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.94%) CCDA
10 1 (0.97%) CCIE
10 1 (0.97%) CEH
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) GDPR
2 2 (1.94%) NIST
2 2 (1.94%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) VMware NSX
4 6 (5.83%) Docker
5 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) FortiGate
3 7 (6.80%) Terraform
4 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.88%) Nagios
5 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.88%) Puppet
5 4 (3.88%) SCCM
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.94%) Cacti
7 2 (1.94%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.94%) SCOM
7 2 (1.94%) SCSM
8 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Cisco
2 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.39%) VMware
4 15 (14.56%) Fortinet
4 15 (14.56%) Palo Alto
5 12 (11.65%) SolarWinds
6 10 (9.71%) Riverbed
7 9 (8.74%) CA
7 9 (8.74%) Juniper
8 8 (7.77%) Meraki
9 6 (5.83%) Aruba
9 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.85%) Citrix
11 4 (3.88%) Avaya
11 4 (3.88%) Brocade
11 4 (3.88%) CommVault
11 4 (3.88%) NetApp
11 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.88%) Veritas
12 3 (2.91%) F5