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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 391 409 276
Rank change year-on-year +18 -133 +200
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 107 35 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 1.49% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 31 39
10th Percentile £43,750 £28,500 £34,550
25th Percentile £51,875 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -14.29%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £68,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £59,483 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.49% +8.33% -7.69%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,453 2,356 1,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.05% 14.14% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,022 1,677 1,575
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £28,100
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.73%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in the South East

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SD-WAN in the South East

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in the South East over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in the South East

SD-WAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Surrey -30 34 £65,000 - 1
Thames Valley -22 23 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Hampshire - 23 £67,500 - 1
West Sussex - 22 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -22 12 £60,000 +106.90% 2
Oxfordshire -24 8 £50,000 -2.44%
Kent -52 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Berkshire +7 3 £62,500 -12.28% 2
SD-WAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing SD-WAN 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 South East region with a requirement for SD-WAN.

1 99 (92.52%) WAN
2 60 (56.07%) LAN
3 56 (52.34%) Firewall
3 56 (52.34%) Social Skills
4 47 (43.93%) Cisco
5 46 (42.99%) Azure
6 45 (42.06%) MPLS
7 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
8 40 (37.38%) VPN
9 39 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (31.78%) Degree
11 32 (29.91%) AWS
12 31 (28.97%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (28.97%) BGP
13 29 (27.10%) CheckPoint
14 27 (25.23%) OSPF
14 27 (25.23%) CCNP
14 27 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (24.30%) Change Management
15 26 (24.30%) Network Management
16 25 (23.36%) Public Cloud
17 24 (22.43%) Wireless
17 24 (22.43%) IPsec
18 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (19.63%) WLAN
19 21 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (17.76%) DevOps
21 18 (16.82%) IT Governance
21 18 (16.82%) ITIL
22 17 (15.89%) DNS

SD-WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (42.99%) Azure
2 32 (29.91%) AWS
3 14 (13.08%) Azure DevOps
4 13 (12.15%) GitHub
5 9 (8.41%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (7.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.74%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.74%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.93%) GCP
8 1 (0.93%) IaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (92.52%) WAN
2 60 (56.07%) LAN
3 56 (52.34%) Firewall
4 45 (42.06%) MPLS
5 40 (37.38%) VPN
6 31 (28.97%) BGP
7 27 (25.23%) OSPF
7 27 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (22.43%) IPsec
8 24 (22.43%) Wireless
9 21 (19.63%) WLAN
10 17 (15.89%) DHCP
10 17 (15.89%) DNS
11 16 (14.95%) IP Telephony
12 13 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (9.35%) IPv4
13 10 (9.35%) IPv6
14 8 (7.48%) Ethernet
14 8 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) Power BI
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 56 (52.34%) Social Skills
2 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.35%) Aviation
3 10 (9.35%) Finance
4 8 (7.48%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (5.61%) Legal
6 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.74%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.74%) German Language
7 4 (3.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Retail
8 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.87%) Automotive
9 2 (1.87%) Marketing
10 1 (0.93%) Agriculture
10 1 (0.93%) Billing
10 1 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Architect
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) IT Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (9.35%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Network Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Head of IT
8 5 (4.67%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Core Network Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Head of Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Network Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) EDI
2 1 (0.93%) JSON
2 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Public Cloud
2 11 (10.28%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (10.28%) Private Cloud
3 9 (8.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) PKI
4 4 (3.74%) Replication
5 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Life Science
5 2 (1.87%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.93%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (24.30%) Change Management
2 26 (24.30%) Network Management
3 21 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.76%) DevOps
5 18 (16.82%) IT Governance
5 18 (16.82%) ITIL
6 17 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (15.89%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
7 16 (14.95%) SIEM
7 16 (14.95%) TOGAF
8 15 (14.02%) Computer Science
9 14 (13.08%) Agile
9 14 (13.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 14 (13.08%) Information Security
9 14 (13.08%) Tech Ops
9 14 (13.08%) Threat Intelligence
10 13 (12.15%) CI/CD
10 13 (12.15%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) Python
2 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (31.78%) Degree
3 27 (25.23%) CCNP
4 14 (13.08%) CCNA
5 10 (9.35%) JNCIP
6 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.67%) CISSP
9 4 (3.74%) Master's Degree
9 4 (3.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (2.80%) CCDP
10 3 (2.80%) CCIE
10 3 (2.80%) CCVP
10 3 (2.80%) CompTIA CySA+
10 3 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.87%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.87%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.74%) NCSC
1 4 (3.74%) NIST
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) Ansible
1 15 (14.02%) Terraform
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.61%) SCCM
4 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) Netcool
5 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (43.93%) Cisco
2 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.10%) CheckPoint
4 14 (13.08%) Palo Alto
5 13 (12.15%) SaltStack
6 12 (11.21%) F5
6 12 (11.21%) Juniper
7 11 (10.28%) VMware
8 10 (9.35%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.41%) Aruba
9 9 (8.41%) Dell
10 8 (7.48%) Brocade
10 8 (7.48%) Infoblox
10 8 (7.48%) Meraki
11 7 (6.54%) Citrix
11 7 (6.54%) Fortinet
11 7 (6.54%) Zscaler
12 4 (3.74%) Darktrace
13 2 (1.87%) HP
13 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow