The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 425 449
Rank change year-on-year +37 +24  
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 8 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.093% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 33
Median salary £70,000 £52,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.97% +16.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £57,625 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  

WAN Optimisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12660 15882 18447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.78% 86.66% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41878 54651 59393
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the South East

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the South East

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in the South East

WAN Optimisation
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 WAN Optimisation within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey +36 5 £70,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +27 2 £50,000 -23.07%
West Sussex +5 1 £70,000 +33.33%
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 South East region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Information Management
2 11 (84.62%) Network Design
2 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) PKI
2 11 (84.62%) Operations Management
2 11 (84.62%) SolarWinds
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
2 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) IPsec
2 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) MPLS
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) SSL
2 11 (84.62%) SLA
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Unified Communications
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (61.54%) F5
4 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) Data Centre

WAN Optimisation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) IPsec
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) MPLS
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) SSL
2 11 (84.62%) Unified Communications
2 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) DDNS
4 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 7 (53.85%) DSL
4 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
4 7 (53.85%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Network Engineer
2 11 (84.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Presales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
1 11 (84.62%) PKI
2 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Change Control
1 11 (84.62%) Information Management
1 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
1 11 (84.62%) Network Design
1 11 (84.62%) Operations Management
2 7 (53.85%) Adaptive Security
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Network Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) SolarWinds
3 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 8 (61.54%) F5
4 8 (61.54%) Juniper
5 7 (53.85%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
7 2 (15.38%) Riverbed