Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 836 789
Rank change year-on-year +83 -47 +63
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 28 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.046% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.049% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 47
London median annual salary £70,000 £52,875 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.39% -11.88% +9.09%
10th Percentile £51,500 £25,000 £48,100
90th Percentile £92,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -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 61,312 68,888 68,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.04% 93.30% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49,619 53,607 58,487
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 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 10 December 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 10 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
East London +7 2 - -
Central London -8 1 £90,000 +69.01% 2
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (100.00%) WAN
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) Palo Alto
4 18 (64.29%) VPN
5 17 (60.71%) Wireless
6 16 (57.14%) LAN
6 16 (57.14%) WLAN
6 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 15 (53.57%) Riverbed
7 15 (53.57%) Finance
8 14 (50.00%) OSPF
8 14 (50.00%) BGP
9 12 (42.86%) MPLS
10 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (39.29%) ForeScout
11 10 (35.71%) VLAN
11 10 (35.71%) Banking
11 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
12 9 (32.14%) IPsec
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (32.14%) VoIP
13 7 (25.00%) CCNP
13 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (25.00%) HSRP
13 7 (25.00%) Spanning Tree

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 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 18 (64.29%) VPN
4 17 (60.71%) Wireless
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
5 16 (57.14%) LAN
5 16 (57.14%) WLAN
6 14 (50.00%) BGP
6 14 (50.00%) OSPF
7 12 (42.86%) MPLS
8 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (35.71%) VLAN
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
10 9 (32.14%) IPsec
10 9 (32.14%) VoIP
11 7 (25.00%) HSRP
11 7 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (21.43%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Head of Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Networks
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Digital Signage
2 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) IPTV
2 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (17.86%) Web Filtering
2 4 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 3 (10.71%) Proactive Management
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Business Development
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCDP
3 4 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PMP
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCVP
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) DFS Replication
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (17.86%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Palo Alto
3 15 (53.57%) Riverbed
4 11 (39.29%) ForeScout
5 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Avaya
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) F5
7 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
8 4 (14.29%) Mitel
8 4 (14.29%) Polycom
8 4 (14.29%) Red Box
8 4 (14.29%) Speakerbus
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) Meraki
9 3 (10.71%) NetApp