Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a WAN Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 826 804
Rank change year-on-year +60 -22 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a WAN Engineer 21 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.032% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.034% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 38
London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - -5.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £67,500 £83,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +12.64% -17.14%

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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN Engineer in London

WAN Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Central London -1 1 - - 2
WAN Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) Banking
6 9 (42.86%) Presales
7 8 (38.10%) Network Architecture
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) MPLS
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) VoIP
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) Network Design
9 6 (28.57%) IPsec
10 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 5 (23.81%) BBC
10 5 (23.81%) WLAN
10 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
10 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
10 5 (23.81%) Virgin Media
11 4 (19.05%) Multicast
11 4 (19.05%) Fintech
11 4 (19.05%) F5
11 4 (19.05%) Rackspace
11 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
11 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (19.05%) Network Security

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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) VoIP
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) IPsec
5 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) WLAN
6 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
6 4 (19.05%) Multicast
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) RTSP
6 4 (19.05%) SNMP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (14.29%) NGN
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) BBC
3 4 (19.05%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Presales
2 8 (38.10%) Network Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Network Design
4 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) PQQ
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) Product Management
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.76%) Global Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) SIEM
8 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Virgin Media
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) F5
3 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
3 4 (19.05%) Rackspace
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec