WAN Jobs in London

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 107 234 320
Rank change year-on-year +127 +86 -70
Permanent jobs citing WAN 609 641 674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.81% 1.60% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.27% 13.89% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 391 531 591
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,825
25th Percentile £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% -12.50%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -5.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,735 4,614 6,602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 12.62% 11.52% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,114 3,260 4,226
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,125 £46,157 £44,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,264 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.22% - -
75th Percentile £80,188 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,775 £97,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in London

WAN
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in London.

Salary trend for WAN in London

WAN
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in London over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for WAN in London

WAN
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Central London +21 76 £61,250 +8.89% 11
South London +36 18 £38,500 -34.47% 2
West London +28 15 £54,225 +29.11% 7
East London -4 10 £40,000 -27.27% 4
WAN
England

WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 194 (31.86%) Microsoft Exchange
2 17 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.99%) Confluence
5 5 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.66%) SAS
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 258 (42.36%) Microsoft 365
2 171 (28.08%) Azure
3 56 (9.20%) AWS
4 33 (5.42%) IaaS
5 32 (5.25%) Entra ID
6 27 (4.43%) SaaS
7 22 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (3.45%) PaaS
9 16 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 14 (2.30%) Azure Sentinel
11 11 (1.81%) Rubrik
12 9 (1.48%) AWS Direct Connect
12 9 (1.48%) Azure DevOps
12 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Purview
13 8 (1.31%) Datadog
14 6 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.99%) WhatsApp
15 5 (0.82%) GCP
16 4 (0.66%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.66%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 392 (64.37%) LAN
2 284 (46.63%) SD-WAN
3 255 (41.87%) Wireless
4 228 (37.44%) Firewall
5 163 (26.77%) VPN
6 157 (25.78%) Cisco IOS
7 147 (24.14%) WebEx
8 124 (20.36%) Wi-Fi
9 96 (15.76%) Internet
10 89 (14.61%) Network Security
11 82 (13.46%) DNS
12 79 (12.97%) MPLS
13 68 (11.17%) DHCP
14 64 (10.51%) BGP
15 59 (9.69%) TCP/IP
16 49 (8.05%) Cisco ISE
17 47 (7.72%) VLAN
18 45 (7.39%) OSPF
19 31 (5.09%) VoIP
20 29 (4.76%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.15%) DB2
3 3 (0.49%) Big Data
3 3 (0.49%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 253 (41.54%) Social Skills
2 70 (11.49%) Finance
3 56 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 42 (6.90%) Retail
6 28 (4.60%) Law
6 28 (4.60%) Legal
7 11 (1.81%) Games
8 10 (1.64%) Banking
8 10 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
8 10 (1.64%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (0.99%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (0.66%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 172 (28.24%) IT Support
2 150 (24.63%) Network Engineer
3 147 (24.14%) Support Specialist
4 142 (23.32%) IT Support Specialist
5 98 (16.09%) Senior
6 57 (9.36%) Analyst
7 54 (8.87%) Architect
8 53 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (6.24%) Infrastructure Architect
9 38 (6.24%) Security Engineer
10 34 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (5.09%) IT Engineer
12 23 (3.78%) Network Analyst
12 23 (3.78%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.78%) WAN Engineer
13 22 (3.61%) Senior Security Engineer
14 21 (3.45%) Lead
14 21 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
15 19 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
15 19 (3.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.94%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.64%) HTML
3 8 (1.31%) LDAP
4 7 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (0.82%) SAML
6 4 (0.66%) EDI
6 4 (0.66%) XML
7 2 (0.33%) XMPP
8 1 (0.16%) OAuth
8 1 (0.16%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 163 (26.77%) Video Conferencing
2 142 (23.32%) Wiki
3 96 (15.76%) Data Centre
4 37 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 33 (5.42%) Public Cloud
6 19 (3.12%) PKI
7 13 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.81%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.64%) Onboarding
11 9 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.82%) iPad
15 4 (0.66%) Reinsurance
16 3 (0.49%) Cybercrime
16 3 (0.49%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 317 (52.05%) Windows
2 170 (27.91%) Windows 10
3 152 (24.96%) Android
4 75 (12.32%) Windows Server
5 73 (11.99%) Linux
6 33 (5.42%) Ubuntu
6 33 (5.42%) VMS
7 17 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.46%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.31%) Unix
10 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (1.15%) CentOS
11 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (26.11%) Business Continuity
2 158 (25.94%) Computer Science
3 145 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 144 (23.65%) BCP
5 143 (23.48%) Contract Negotiation
6 142 (23.32%) Application Virtualisation
6 142 (23.32%) Business Continuity Planning
7 81 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (12.64%) ITIL
9 73 (11.99%) Cybersecurity
10 70 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 64 (10.51%) Agile
12 53 (8.70%) Customer Service
12 53 (8.70%) Roadmaps
13 49 (8.05%) Network Design
14 46 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (7.39%) Application Security
16 41 (6.73%) SIEM
17 40 (6.57%) Load Balancing
17 40 (6.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.42%) PowerShell
2 27 (4.43%) Python
3 14 (2.30%) SQL
4 12 (1.97%) Bash
5 7 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 196 (32.18%) Degree
2 145 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 142 (23.32%) Master's Degree
4 113 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (11.66%) CCNP
6 52 (8.54%) CCNA
7 29 (4.76%) CCIE
8 25 (4.11%) CISSP
9 24 (3.94%) Security Cleared
10 23 (3.78%) DV Cleared
11 15 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (2.30%) CCSP
13 13 (2.13%) SSCP
14 12 (1.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (1.48%) CISM
15 9 (1.48%) MCP
16 8 (1.31%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.31%) Azure Certification
16 8 (1.31%) CEH
16 8 (1.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.96%) NIST
2 18 (2.96%) SLA
3 14 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.81%) GDPR
5 8 (1.31%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.99%) QA
7 5 (0.82%) NCSC
8 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 289 (47.45%) Active Directory
2 160 (26.27%) VMware ESXi
3 144 (23.65%) XenApp
4 143 (23.48%) XenDesktop
5 142 (23.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 70 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (5.25%) Hyper-V
8 14 (2.30%) vSphere
9 10 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.82%) NFS
11 4 (0.66%) Docker
12 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.16%) Firmware
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 164 (26.93%) SCCM
2 142 (23.32%) AirWatch
3 42 (6.90%) Ansible
4 35 (5.75%) Terraform
5 21 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 19 (3.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.48%) WSUS
9 8 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.31%) Nmap
10 7 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (1.15%) Stealthwatch
11 6 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.82%) PaperCut
13 4 (0.66%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.66%) Progress Chef
13 4 (0.66%) Puppet
14 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 355 (58.29%) Cisco
2 301 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 174 (28.57%) Citrix
4 93 (15.27%) Meraki
5 87 (14.29%) VMware
6 67 (11.00%) Fortinet
7 54 (8.87%) Palo Alto
8 52 (8.54%) Aruba
9 51 (8.37%) Juniper
10 44 (7.22%) HP
11 39 (6.40%) CheckPoint
11 39 (6.40%) SolarWinds
12 22 (3.61%) Sandvine
13 18 (2.96%) F5
14 15 (2.46%) NetApp
14 15 (2.46%) Splunk
15 14 (2.30%) Red Hat
16 13 (2.13%) Riverbed
16 13 (2.13%) Veeam
17 10 (1.64%) Apple