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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / London
Rank 144 143 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 -45  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 757 923 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.23% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.41% 14.15% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 660 801 1048
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5255 6522 7532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.80% 15.77% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 5502 6284
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% -1.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in London

WAN
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WAN in London

WAN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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 -15 109 £42,500 -19.04% 28
Hounslow +15 20 £57,500 - 1
Croydon 0 7 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Heathrow +1 5 £47,500 -
West End of London +7 4 £40,500 -14.28% 2
Chiswick -2 4 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Canary Wharf -9 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 3 £34,000 -38.18% 2
Orpington +4 2 £34,750 -18.23% 1
Brentford +1 2 £45,750 +32.60%
Docklands, London -6 2 £80,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 -
Hendon - 1 £21,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN 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.

1 1246 (83.18%) LAN
2 869 (58.01%) Cisco
3 698 (46.60%) Firewall
4 586 (39.12%) Windows
5 470 (31.38%) Cisco Certification
6 467 (31.17%) VMware
7 424 (28.30%) Finance
8 421 (28.10%) VPN
9 415 (27.70%) Data Centre
10 385 (25.70%) TCP/IP
11 377 (25.17%) Microsoft
12 365 (24.37%) Active Directory
13 358 (23.90%) MPLS
14 354 (23.63%) CCNP
15 330 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 327 (21.83%) Windows Server
17 308 (20.56%) BGP
18 307 (20.49%) DNS
19 305 (20.36%) Wireless
20 285 (19.03%) Juniper
21 277 (18.49%) OSPF
22 262 (17.49%) Linux
23 225 (15.02%) ITIL
24 220 (14.69%) Network Security
25 213 (14.22%) DHCP
25 213 (14.22%) SAN
26 199 (13.28%) MS Exchange
27 189 (12.62%) CCNA
28 188 (12.55%) Hyper-V
29 178 (11.88%) Degree

WAN
Top Related 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
1 199 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 123 (8.21%) IIS
3 87 (5.81%) Apache
4 83 (5.54%) Tomcat
5 77 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 66 (4.41%) Skype for Business
8 52 (3.47%) Oracle Coherence
9 44 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 43 (2.87%) WebSphere
11 42 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 41 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 39 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 39 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
14 31 (2.07%) DataSynapse
15 23 (1.54%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.73%) JBoss
17 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.60%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 151 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 136 (9.08%) MS Office
3 16 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (2.07%) RMDS
2 13 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 132 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (8.74%) Office 365
3 123 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (2.94%) SaaS
6 34 (2.27%) IaaS
7 29 (1.94%) PaaS
8 9 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.47%) G Suite
10 7 (0.47%) GitHub
11 5 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.13%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1246 (83.18%) LAN
2 698 (46.60%) Firewall
3 421 (28.10%) VPN
4 385 (25.70%) TCP/IP
5 358 (23.90%) MPLS
6 308 (20.56%) BGP
7 307 (20.49%) DNS
8 305 (20.36%) Wireless
9 277 (18.49%) OSPF
10 220 (14.69%) Network Security
11 213 (14.22%) DHCP
11 213 (14.22%) SAN
12 176 (11.75%) VoIP
13 166 (11.08%) Cisco ASA
14 150 (10.01%) VLAN
15 140 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
16 132 (8.81%) Cisco IOS
17 122 (8.14%) Multicast
18 121 (8.08%) Internet
19 118 (7.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 41 (2.74%) HBase
4 30 (2.00%) MySQL
5 24 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (0.93%) DB2
8 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.80%) OLAP
9 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.73%) OLTP
10 11 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 19 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (0.67%) JIRA
3 5 (0.33%) Subversion
4 4 (0.27%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.067%) git-flow
6 1 (0.067%) Grunt
6 1 (0.067%) gulp
6 1 (0.067%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.067%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.067%) webpack
General
1 424 (28.30%) Finance
2 164 (10.95%) Telecoms
3 69 (4.61%) Retail
4 67 (4.47%) Banking
5 49 (3.27%) Marketing
6 36 (2.40%) Legal
7 35 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.60%) Law
10 18 (1.20%) Billing
11 13 (0.87%) Games
12 11 (0.73%) Back Office
12 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.73%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.73%) Publishing
13 8 (0.53%) Advertising
14 7 (0.47%) Electronics
15 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
17 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 406 (27.10%) Network Engineer
2 198 (13.22%) Architect
3 165 (11.01%) Senior Network Engineer
4 137 (9.15%) Analyst
5 123 (8.21%) Support Engineer
6 110 (7.34%) Cisco Engineer
7 103 (6.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 100 (6.68%) Administrator
9 97 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 89 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 79 (5.27%) Consultant
12 70 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
13 67 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
14 57 (3.81%) Network Architect
14 57 (3.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 56 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
15 56 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
15 56 (3.74%) Security Engineer
16 54 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 54 (3.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (4.87%) Middleware
2 34 (2.27%) HTML
2 34 (2.27%) XML
3 33 (2.20%) 802.1X
4 32 (2.14%) XSLT
5 31 (2.07%) Rendezvous
5 31 (2.07%) Ultra Messaging
6 26 (1.74%) Web Services
7 16 (1.07%) LAMP
8 12 (0.80%) .NET
9 10 (0.67%) Flash
9 10 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (0.60%) REST
11 5 (0.33%) CSS
11 5 (0.33%) Node.js
11 5 (0.33%) React
12 4 (0.27%) Kafka
13 3 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (0.13%) FreeSWITCH
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 415 (27.70%) Data Centre
2 83 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 47 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 46 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 39 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 37 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (2.00%) BYOD
10 26 (1.74%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.40%) Smartphone
12 20 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (1.27%) iPad
13 19 (1.27%) PKI
14 15 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
15 14 (0.93%) iPhone
16 13 (0.87%) NHS
17 12 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 586 (39.12%) Windows
2 327 (21.83%) Windows Server
3 262 (17.49%) Linux
4 159 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 149 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (5.81%) Unix
8 83 (5.54%) Solaris
9 82 (5.47%) Windows 8
10 79 (5.27%) Windows 10
11 41 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.20%) Android
13 33 (2.20%) CentOS
14 29 (1.94%) Windows XP
15 28 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (1.80%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.93%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.73%) Debian
19 10 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (15.02%) ITIL
2 157 (10.48%) Network Design
3 155 (10.35%) Presales
4 111 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 95 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (6.34%) Migration
6 93 (6.21%) Change Management
6 93 (6.21%) Project Management
7 91 (6.07%) Load Balancing
7 91 (6.07%) Network Architecture
8 77 (5.14%) Service Management
9 69 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
9 69 (4.61%) PRINCE2
10 64 (4.27%) DevOps
10 64 (4.27%) Information Security
11 63 (4.21%) High Availability
11 63 (4.21%) Network Management
11 63 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
12 59 (3.94%) Business Continuity
13 55 (3.67%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 140 (9.35%) SQL
2 80 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 53 (3.54%) Python
4 50 (3.34%) Java
5 45 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 34 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 29 (1.94%) Perl
8 14 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.60%) C
10 6 (0.40%) C#
11 5 (0.33%) VB
12 4 (0.27%) Scala
12 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.20%) VBScript
14 1 (0.067%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.067%) Jython
14 1 (0.067%) Lua
14 1 (0.067%) PHP
14 1 (0.067%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 470 (31.38%) Cisco Certification
2 354 (23.63%) CCNP
3 189 (12.62%) CCNA
4 178 (11.88%) Degree
5 156 (10.41%) CCIE
6 78 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (3.34%) MCSE
8 38 (2.54%) MCP
9 36 (2.40%) CISSP
10 33 (2.20%) Security Cleared
11 32 (2.14%) CISM
12 24 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.54%) MCSA
14 21 (1.40%) CCDP
15 19 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.20%) MCDST
16 18 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (1.13%) JNCIA
17 17 (1.13%) JNCIS
18 15 (1.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.61%) SLA
2 34 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.27%) QA
3 19 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.87%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.13%) PMO
9 1 (0.067%) COBIT
9 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.067%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 365 (24.37%) Active Directory
2 330 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 64 (4.27%) NFS
5 52 (3.47%) KVM
5 52 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
5 52 (3.47%) SRDF
6 51 (3.40%) Xen
7 48 (3.20%) XenApp
8 46 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 37 (2.47%) vSphere
10 29 (1.94%) ProxySG
11 26 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.40%) XenServer
13 18 (1.20%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (0.67%) XenDesktop
17 8 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 54 (3.60%) Puppet
2 51 (3.40%) SCCM
3 48 (3.20%) Ansible
4 39 (2.60%) Nagios
5 38 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 34 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
7 26 (1.74%) WSUS
8 17 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.07%) Cisco CME
10 15 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (1.00%) Nessus
11 14 (0.93%) Control-M
12 13 (0.87%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.80%) AirWatch
13 12 (0.80%) Salt
14 11 (0.73%) FortiGate
14 11 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.67%) SELinux
16 9 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 869 (58.01%) Cisco
2 467 (31.17%) VMware
3 377 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 285 (19.03%) Juniper
5 176 (11.75%) Citrix
6 172 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 168 (11.21%) Palo Alto
8 144 (9.61%) F5
9 115 (7.68%) Oracle
10 107 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 104 (6.94%) NetApp
12 100 (6.68%) HP
13 90 (6.01%) EMC
14 69 (4.61%) Riverbed
15 68 (4.54%) Apple
15 68 (4.54%) Avaya
16 59 (3.94%) Intel
17 58 (3.87%) Fortinet
18 53 (3.54%) IBM
19 50 (3.34%) Dell
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TJ Peel
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car, 25k OTE, Training, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago