SD-WAN Jobs in the Midlands

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SD-WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SD-WAN over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 184 291 257
Rank change year-on-year +107 -34 +5
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 138 46 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.22% 0.46% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 2.65% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 108 35 89
10th Percentile £28,800 £29,850 £41,200
25th Percentile £37,960 £38,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £42,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.79% -23.18% +10.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.46% -0.45% -8.33%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

SD-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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,590 1,736 1,680
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.02% 17.51% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,297 745 1,099
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
25th Percentile £30,500 £31,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SD-WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in the Midlands

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SD-WAN in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SD-WAN in the Midlands

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in the Midlands

SD-WAN
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 April 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
West Midlands +117 128 £48,500 +14.79% 8
East Midlands -4 10 £42,500 -29.17% 5
SD-WAN
England

SD-WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands 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 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 46 (33.33%) Azure
2 20 (14.49%) AWS
3 19 (13.77%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (7.97%) Entra ID
5 5 (3.62%) Azure Sentinel
6 4 (2.90%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.90%) Nutanix
6 4 (2.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 111 (80.43%) WAN
2 67 (48.55%) LAN
3 54 (39.13%) MPLS
4 51 (36.96%) WLAN
5 46 (33.33%) Firewall
6 44 (31.88%) BGP
7 43 (31.16%) Wireless
8 40 (28.99%) OSPF
9 22 (15.94%) DNS
10 20 (14.49%) VLAN
11 19 (13.77%) DHCP
11 19 (13.77%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
13 9 (6.52%) EIGRP
13 9 (6.52%) VPN
13 9 (6.52%) Wireshark
14 8 (5.80%) VoIP
15 7 (5.07%) IPsec
15 7 (5.07%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (5.07%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Retail
3 15 (10.87%) Social Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Local Government
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Police
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 43 (31.16%) Analyst
2 43 (31.16%) Network Analyst
3 42 (30.43%) Network Operations Analyst
3 42 (30.43%) Operations Analyst
4 28 (20.29%) Senior
5 21 (15.22%) Architect
6 14 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Cisco Architect
8 8 (5.80%) IP Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Senior Cisco Architect
9 7 (5.07%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.80%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.07%) FMCG
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) CCTV
5 4 (2.90%) PKI
6 3 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.45%) GNSS
7 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.72%) IoT
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.90%) VMS
3 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) Project Delivery
2 20 (14.49%) ITIL
3 15 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (10.87%) Service Management
4 14 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (8.70%) Presales
6 11 (7.97%) Network Architecture
7 9 (6.52%) Change Management
7 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.52%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (5.80%) Business Development
8 8 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (5.80%) Network Design
8 8 (5.80%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.80%) Release Management
8 8 (5.80%) Software Licensing
8 8 (5.80%) Time Management
9 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
9 7 (5.07%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.25%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) Bash
2 2 (1.45%) C++
2 2 (1.45%) Perl
2 2 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (50.72%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (42.03%) CCNA
2 58 (42.03%) CCNP
3 33 (23.91%) CCDP
3 33 (23.91%) CCIE
4 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.59%) Degree
6 11 (7.97%) AWS Certification
7 8 (5.80%) CCSA
8 7 (5.07%) Azure Certification
8 7 (5.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.17%) CCSK
10 3 (2.17%) CCSP
10 3 (2.17%) CISM
10 3 (2.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.72%) CCENT
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (3.62%) QA
5 3 (2.17%) NIST
6 2 (1.45%) PMO
6 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.07%) Firmware
5 6 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.90%) pfSense
7 3 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) CASB
2 4 (2.90%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
3 3 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.17%) Terraform
4 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 76 (55.07%) Cisco
2 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.39%) Meraki
4 18 (13.04%) Juniper
5 17 (12.32%) Fortinet
6 15 (10.87%) VMware
7 12 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.25%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.80%) Adobe
9 8 (5.80%) Apple
9 8 (5.80%) Ekahau
10 7 (5.07%) Zscaler
11 6 (4.35%) Avaya
12 5 (3.62%) F5
12 5 (3.62%) Palo Alto
12 5 (3.62%) Veeam
13 4 (2.90%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (2.90%) QNAP
13 4 (2.90%) Rapid7
13 4 (2.90%) Zerto