Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 363 332
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31 +52
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.027% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
North West median annual salary £72,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.61% +15.00% -20.00%
England median annual salary £46,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.60% +13.64% +22.22%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,925 11,271 10,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.04% 91.48% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,601 9,385 8,456
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the North West

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the North West

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Manchester -3 2 £72,500 +57.61%
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 North West region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Domain Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Communications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed