Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 605 402 519
Rank change year-on-year -203 +117 +213
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 109 90 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 3.22% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 80 124
10th Percentile £44,000 " £45,375
25th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £61,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.77% +1.79% +7.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,125 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% -12.12% +1.54%

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 5,684 2,793 7,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.58% 13.71% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 2,314 5,850
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -67 16 £77,500 -6.06% 3
West London -61 5 £50,000 -45.95%
North London - 1 - -
SD-WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 100 (91.74%) WAN
2 56 (51.38%) Firewall
3 51 (46.79%) Cisco
4 42 (38.53%) Azure
5 41 (37.61%) MPLS
6 35 (32.11%) Social Skills
7 34 (31.19%) BGP
8 32 (29.36%) LAN
8 32 (29.36%) Public Cloud
9 31 (28.44%) VPN
10 27 (24.77%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
12 25 (22.94%) OSPF
12 25 (22.94%) CCNP
13 24 (22.02%) AWS
14 22 (20.18%) Python
15 21 (19.27%) DevOps
16 19 (17.43%) Presales
16 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.43%) TCP/IP
16 19 (17.43%) Network Security
17 18 (16.51%) VMware
18 17 (15.60%) Finance
18 17 (15.60%) Ethernet
19 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
20 15 (13.76%) Palo Alto
20 15 (13.76%) Network Design
20 15 (13.76%) CCNA
20 15 (13.76%) Wi-Fi

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 7 (6.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (38.53%) Azure
2 24 (22.02%) AWS
3 14 (12.84%) GCP
3 14 (12.84%) PaaS
4 10 (9.17%) SaaS
5 9 (8.26%) IaaS
5 9 (8.26%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (6.42%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (6.42%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (6.42%) MinIO
6 7 (6.42%) OpenShift
6 7 (6.42%) Stackdriver
7 4 (3.67%) AWS CodeCommit
7 4 (3.67%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (3.67%) Serverless
8 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 100 (91.74%) WAN
2 56 (51.38%) Firewall
3 41 (37.61%) MPLS
4 34 (31.19%) BGP
5 32 (29.36%) LAN
6 31 (28.44%) VPN
7 25 (22.94%) OSPF
8 19 (17.43%) Network Security
8 19 (17.43%) TCP/IP
9 17 (15.60%) Ethernet
10 15 (13.76%) Internet
10 15 (13.76%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (13.76%) Wireless
11 13 (11.93%) IPsec
12 11 (10.09%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.09%) DHCP
13 9 (8.26%) DNS
13 9 (8.26%) NX-OS
13 9 (8.26%) SAN
14 8 (7.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.92%) DB2
2 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.42%) GitLab
3 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (32.11%) Social Skills
2 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
3 17 (15.60%) Finance
4 11 (10.09%) Law
5 8 (7.34%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (6.42%) Brand Awareness
7 6 (5.50%) French Language
7 6 (5.50%) German Language
7 6 (5.50%) Italian Language
7 6 (5.50%) Portuguese Language
7 6 (5.50%) Spanish Language
8 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.67%) Banking
9 3 (2.75%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.75%) Legal
10 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Architect
2 19 (17.43%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Network Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Network Manager
6 8 (7.34%) WAN Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Presales Solution Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Presales Technical Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (6.42%) Kafka
1 7 (6.42%) Node.js
1 7 (6.42%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 3 (2.75%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) LDAP
5 2 (1.83%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) React
6 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Public Cloud
2 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.42%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.59%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) DevOps
2 19 (17.43%) Presales
3 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.76%) Network Design
5 12 (11.01%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (10.09%) Project Management
7 10 (9.17%) Load Balancing
7 10 (9.17%) Migration
8 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL
8 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.26%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.26%) Service Design
8 9 (8.26%) Thought Leadership
9 8 (7.34%) Coaching
9 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.34%) Data Protection
9 8 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (7.34%) Scrum
9 8 (7.34%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) Python
2 10 (9.17%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) Go
4 7 (6.42%) C#
4 7 (6.42%) Java
5 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.94%) CCNP
3 15 (13.76%) CCNA
4 11 (10.09%) Degree
5 7 (6.42%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.67%) CCIE
6 4 (3.67%) CISSP
6 4 (3.67%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CCIP
7 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CISM
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) NIST
3 1 (0.92%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.26%) Docker
3 8 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.42%) Ceph
4 7 (6.42%) KVM
5 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (3.67%) VMware NSX
6 4 (3.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Ansible
2 10 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 10 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.17%) Puppet
3 9 (8.26%) Terraform
4 7 (6.42%) Prometheus
4 7 (6.42%) Salt
4 7 (6.42%) vCenter Server
4 7 (6.42%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.50%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.67%) SCCM
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.92%) Cacti
8 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.92%) SCSM
8 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (46.79%) Cisco
2 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.51%) VMware
4 15 (13.76%) Palo Alto
5 14 (12.84%) Juniper
6 13 (11.93%) Fortinet
6 13 (11.93%) Google
7 12 (11.01%) Arista
8 11 (10.09%) Meraki
8 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.26%) Aruba
9 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.42%) AppDynamics
10 7 (6.42%) Dynatrace
10 7 (6.42%) IBM
10 7 (6.42%) Nokia
10 7 (6.42%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.42%) SAP
11 6 (5.50%) Citrix
12 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint