Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a WAN Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 782 858
Rank change year-on-year +3 +76 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a WAN Engineer 21 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.055% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 37
London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.35% +11.00%
10th Percentile £47,750 £31,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.64% -13.00% +19.05%

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 66,621 68,204 80,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.90% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,932 58,399 68,899
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -22 3 £30,500 -41.06%
West London +19 2 £65,000 +4.00%
WAN Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, WAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring WAN Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) LAN
4 15 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) MPLS
5 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) Network Management
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
8 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (19.05%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
3 15 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) MPLS
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) MRTG
9 3 (14.29%) RIP
9 3 (14.29%) TACACS
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
3 4 (19.05%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Break/Fix
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
6 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 3 (14.29%) Avaya
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Arista
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp