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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 150 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 937 896 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.55% 2.24% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 13.85% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 827 757 921
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.81% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 5838 6468 7120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.91% 16.14% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 5588 6052
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +27 175 £57,500 +15.00% 17
West End of London +7 14 £34,000 -33.65% 1
Docklands, London +3 12 £70,000 +40.00%
Croydon +6 10 £20,250 -61.42%
Uxbridge +8 8 £50,000 +13.63%
Orpington +8 7 £27,000 -40.00%
Brentford - 7 £44,500 -
Westminster - 6 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +16 5 £75,000 +150.00%
Hounslow -1 4 £42,500 -29.16%
Greenwich - 4 £37,500 -
New Malden -8 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Mitcham - 1 £45,000 -
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £62,500 -
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1366 (80.54%) LAN
2 868 (51.18%) Cisco
3 829 (48.88%) Firewall
4 744 (43.87%) Windows
5 574 (33.84%) VMware
6 523 (30.84%) Active Directory
7 522 (30.78%) Microsoft
8 476 (28.07%) VPN
9 472 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
10 456 (26.89%) Finance
11 455 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 439 (25.88%) Windows Server
13 408 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 406 (23.94%) MPLS
15 393 (23.17%) DNS
16 371 (21.88%) Data Centre
17 359 (21.17%) CCNP
18 336 (19.81%) DHCP
19 324 (19.10%) Juniper
20 321 (18.93%) Linux
21 313 (18.46%) MS Exchange
22 305 (17.98%) Wireless
23 286 (16.86%) ITIL
24 275 (16.21%) BGP
25 245 (14.45%) OSPF
26 244 (14.39%) CheckPoint
27 233 (13.74%) SAN
28 231 (13.62%) Hyper-V
29 227 (13.38%) Windows 7
30 213 (12.56%) Citrix

WAN
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
1 313 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 134 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 90 (5.31%) IIS
5 72 (4.25%) Skype for Business
6 65 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 61 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 54 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 52 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 51 (3.01%) Apache
11 41 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 33 (1.95%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.18%) JBoss
14 12 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
15 11 (0.65%) Confluence
16 10 (0.59%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.47%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 142 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.35%) RMDS
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 207 (12.21%) Office 365
2 187 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (4.89%) IaaS
5 64 (3.77%) PaaS
6 61 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (3.42%) SaaS
8 20 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.47%) GitHub
11 6 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.29%) Dropbox
12 5 (0.29%) G Suite
13 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.12%) Akamai
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1366 (80.54%) LAN
2 829 (48.88%) Firewall
3 476 (28.07%) VPN
4 455 (26.83%) TCP/IP
5 406 (23.94%) MPLS
6 393 (23.17%) DNS
7 336 (19.81%) DHCP
8 305 (17.98%) Wireless
9 275 (16.21%) BGP
10 245 (14.45%) OSPF
11 233 (13.74%) SAN
12 206 (12.15%) Internet
13 205 (12.09%) Network Security
14 202 (11.91%) VoIP
15 184 (10.85%) Cisco ASA
16 175 (10.32%) VLAN
17 149 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
18 137 (8.08%) Cisco Nexus
19 116 (6.84%) SNMP
20 108 (6.37%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (2.12%) MySQL
4 22 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.18%) MariaDB
5 20 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 16 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
9 12 (0.71%) HBase
9 12 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.53%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (0.47%) Couchbase
12 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.83%) JIRA
3 12 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (0.47%) Travis CI
5 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.059%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.059%) Subversion
9 1 (0.059%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 456 (26.89%) Finance
2 182 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 59 (3.48%) Banking
3 59 (3.48%) Marketing
4 58 (3.42%) Retail
5 40 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 38 (2.24%) Legal
7 35 (2.06%) Games
7 35 (2.06%) Law
8 16 (0.94%) Advertising
8 16 (0.94%) Billing
9 15 (0.88%) Back Office
9 15 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.29%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.24%) French Language
13 4 (0.24%) German Language
14 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 417 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 199 (11.73%) Analyst
3 195 (11.50%) Architect
4 175 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 134 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 114 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 112 (6.60%) Cisco Engineer
8 106 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 83 (4.89%) IT Support
9 83 (4.89%) Network Architect
10 82 (4.83%) Support Analyst
11 80 (4.72%) Consultant
12 79 (4.66%) Administrator
13 78 (4.60%) Security Engineer
14 74 (4.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 72 (4.25%) IT Manager
16 66 (3.89%) IT Engineer
17 65 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
17 65 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
18 64 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 40 (2.36%) LAMP
3 31 (1.83%) Middleware
4 18 (1.06%) .NET
4 18 (1.06%) Web Services
5 16 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 14 (0.83%) REST
7 13 (0.77%) CSS
8 11 (0.65%) JSON
9 10 (0.59%) SAML
9 10 (0.59%) XMPP
10 9 (0.53%) Node.js
11 8 (0.47%) HTML
11 8 (0.47%) Kafka
11 8 (0.47%) React
11 8 (0.47%) XML
12 6 (0.35%) Rendezvous
12 6 (0.35%) Ultra Messaging
12 6 (0.35%) XSLT
13 5 (0.29%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 371 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 104 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.71%) Blackberry
5 52 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.95%) Public Cloud
7 42 (2.48%) Hedge funds
8 35 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (1.89%) Clustering
10 30 (1.77%) Fintech
11 28 (1.65%) Driving Licence
12 22 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (1.24%) Replication
13 21 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
14 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.18%) PKI
15 17 (1.00%) Fat Client
15 17 (1.00%) Thin Client
15 17 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 744 (43.87%) Windows
2 439 (25.88%) Windows Server
3 321 (18.93%) Linux
4 227 (13.38%) Windows 7
5 186 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 144 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (6.37%) Windows 10
8 103 (6.07%) Unix
9 73 (4.30%) CentOS
9 73 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (3.71%) Windows 8
11 48 (2.83%) Windows XP
12 47 (2.77%) Android
13 42 (2.48%) Solaris
14 30 (1.77%) Mac OS X
15 25 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 20 (1.18%) Ubuntu
17 18 (1.06%) Debian
18 17 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (16.86%) ITIL
2 161 (9.49%) Network Design
2 161 (9.49%) Presales
3 149 (8.79%) Load Balancing
4 131 (7.72%) Change Management
5 122 (7.19%) Project Management
6 106 (6.25%) Migration
7 103 (6.07%) Network Monitoring
8 102 (6.01%) High Availability
9 93 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 83 (4.89%) DevOps
11 82 (4.83%) Service Delivery
12 81 (4.78%) PRINCE2
13 80 (4.72%) Network Architecture
14 78 (4.60%) Incident Management
15 74 (4.36%) SIEM
16 73 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 69 (4.07%) Service Management
18 66 (3.89%) Network Management
19 64 (3.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (10.44%) SQL
2 137 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 93 (5.48%) Python
4 87 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 65 (3.83%) Perl
6 47 (2.77%) Java
7 21 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 14 (0.83%) VBScript
9 11 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.59%) C
11 9 (0.53%) VB
12 8 (0.47%) Scala
13 7 (0.41%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.18%) AppleScript
14 3 (0.18%) PHP
15 2 (0.12%) C#
15 2 (0.12%) R
15 2 (0.12%) Ruby
15 2 (0.12%) Tcl
16 1 (0.059%) sed
Qualifications
1 472 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
2 359 (21.17%) CCNP
3 207 (12.21%) CCNA
4 198 (11.67%) Degree
5 184 (10.85%) CCIE
6 89 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (4.01%) MCSE
8 37 (2.18%) CISSP
9 35 (2.06%) MCP
10 32 (1.89%) MCSA
11 29 (1.71%) CISM
12 26 (1.53%) CCSA
12 26 (1.53%) MCITP
13 25 (1.47%) CCSE
13 25 (1.47%) Security Cleared
14 22 (1.30%) CCDP
15 21 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.12%) CCDA
16 19 (1.12%) JNCIS
16 19 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.54%) SLA
2 53 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 21 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.53%) GDPR
8 7 (0.41%) QA
9 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.24%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.24%) PMO
10 3 (0.18%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 523 (30.84%) Active Directory
2 408 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (13.62%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.54%) XenApp
5 64 (3.77%) vSphere
6 59 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.95%) ProxySG
7 33 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (1.95%) XenServer
8 29 (1.71%) KVM
9 25 (1.47%) Docker
10 20 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 19 (1.12%) XenDesktop
12 18 (1.06%) Xen
13 16 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
14 15 (0.88%) NFS
14 15 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (0.71%) SRDF
16 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (4.48%) SCCM
2 73 (4.30%) Nagios
3 62 (3.66%) Puppet
4 46 (2.71%) Ansible
5 30 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.77%) WSUS
6 29 (1.71%) AirWatch
7 28 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
8 24 (1.42%) Backup Exec
8 24 (1.42%) SELinux
9 22 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 22 (1.30%) Icinga
10 21 (1.24%) Control-M
11 20 (1.18%) Salt
11 20 (1.18%) SCOM
12 19 (1.12%) Nessus
12 19 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (1.00%) vCenter Server
13 17 (1.00%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 868 (51.18%) Cisco
2 574 (33.84%) VMware
3 522 (30.78%) Microsoft
4 324 (19.10%) Juniper
5 244 (14.39%) CheckPoint
6 213 (12.56%) Citrix
7 179 (10.55%) F5
8 171 (10.08%) Palo Alto
9 145 (8.55%) HP
10 122 (7.19%) SolarWinds
11 101 (5.96%) NetApp
12 74 (4.36%) Riverbed
13 67 (3.95%) Blue Coat
14 62 (3.66%) Avaya
15 59 (3.48%) Oracle
15 59 (3.48%) Red Hat
16 58 (3.42%) EMC
17 54 (3.18%) Apple
18 49 (2.89%) Dell
19 46 (2.71%) Fortinet
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £62000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World Fuel Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago