The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WAN Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 610 636
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26  
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 11 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 25
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.68% +5.55%  

WAN Optimisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30196 37630 37573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.22% 89.68% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25329 32124 31338
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
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 Optimisation within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 1 £52,500 -34.37%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 8 (50.00%) Riverbed
5 7 (43.75%) IaaS
5 7 (43.75%) Presales
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) CCNP
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) Junos
8 4 (25.00%) SaaS
8 4 (25.00%) PaaS
8 4 (25.00%) Marketing
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (18.75%) Meraki
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design

WAN Optimisation
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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) Junos
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 1 (6.25%) 3G
8 1 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) SSL
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Presales
2 3 (18.75%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.25%) Product Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (12.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
2 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
2 8 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Meraki
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp