Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 800 799
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +53
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 22 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.058% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.062% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 55
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £50,500 £25,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.17% +4.35% +4.55%

WAN Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 61,894 68,868 70,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.69% 92.82% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49,732 52,697 61,082
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 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 -46 1 £90,000 +69.01%
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 WAN Optimisation.

1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) Firewall
4 16 (72.73%) Palo Alto
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (68.18%) Wireless
6 14 (63.64%) Finance
6 14 (63.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 13 (59.09%) Riverbed
7 13 (59.09%) VPN
8 12 (54.55%) WLAN
8 12 (54.55%) OSPF
8 12 (54.55%) BGP
9 11 (50.00%) LAN
10 10 (45.45%) VoIP
10 10 (45.45%) VLAN
11 9 (40.91%) Banking
11 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
11 9 (40.91%) IPsec
11 9 (40.91%) ForeScout
12 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
12 8 (36.36%) Investment Banking
13 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (31.82%) HSRP
13 7 (31.82%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
13 7 (31.82%) MPLS
13 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
14 6 (27.27%) CCNP

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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (68.18%) Wireless
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco Wireless
5 13 (59.09%) VPN
6 12 (54.55%) BGP
6 12 (54.55%) OSPF
6 12 (54.55%) WLAN
7 11 (50.00%) LAN
8 10 (45.45%) VLAN
8 10 (45.45%) VoIP
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (40.91%) IPsec
10 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
11 7 (31.82%) HSRP
11 7 (31.82%) MPLS
11 7 (31.82%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Head of Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XMPP
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Digital Signage
1 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (18.18%) IPTV
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (22.73%) Web Filtering
2 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 3 (13.64%) Proactive Management
3 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCVP
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) Cacti
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Palo Alto
3 13 (59.09%) Riverbed
4 9 (40.91%) ForeScout
4 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Avaya
6 6 (27.27%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Mitel
7 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
8 4 (18.18%) Polycom
8 4 (18.18%) Red Box
8 4 (18.18%) Speakerbus
9 3 (13.64%) Meraki
9 3 (13.64%) NetApp
9 3 (13.64%) VMware