Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a WAN Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN) Engineer
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 775 834
Rank change year-on-year -21 +59 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a WAN Engineer 30 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 48
London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £46,125 £26,700 £35,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £69,750 £83,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.52% +13.22% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,164 66,673 78,512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.48% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,089 55,267 68,005
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured WAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Engineer in London

WAN Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Engineer in London.

Salary trend for WAN Engineer in London

WAN Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN Engineer in London

WAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, WAN Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring WAN Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) WAN
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) LAN
3 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (83.33%) CCNP
5 24 (80.00%) MPLS
6 20 (66.67%) CCNA
6 20 (66.67%) VPN
7 17 (56.67%) Banking
7 17 (56.67%) VLAN
7 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
8 16 (53.33%) Network Architecture
8 16 (53.33%) Linux
9 15 (50.00%) BBC
9 15 (50.00%) Degree
9 15 (50.00%) BIG-IP
9 15 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 15 (50.00%) Virgin Media
10 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (33.33%) Wireless
12 9 (30.00%) Network Security
13 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (26.67%) VMware
13 8 (26.67%) WLAN
14 7 (23.33%) Firewall
15 6 (20.00%) BGP
16 5 (16.67%) IPsec
16 5 (16.67%) Finance
16 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

WAN Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) WAN
2 28 (93.33%) LAN
3 24 (80.00%) MPLS
4 20 (66.67%) VPN
5 17 (56.67%) VLAN
6 15 (50.00%) BIG-IP
7 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (33.33%) Wireless
9 9 (30.00%) Network Security
10 8 (26.67%) WLAN
11 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) BGP
13 5 (16.67%) IPsec
13 5 (16.67%) OSPF
13 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 4 (13.33%) DWDM
14 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
14 4 (13.33%) SAN
14 4 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
General
1 17 (56.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (50.00%) BBC
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Architecture
2 15 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Presales
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Product Management
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) CCNP
3 20 (66.67%) CCNA
4 15 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Virgin Media
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) NICE Systems
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
5 2 (6.67%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard