SD-WAN Jobs in the UK excluding London

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 394 493 551
Rank change year-on-year +99 +58 -67
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 416 298 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.60% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 2.69% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 294 226 234
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,550
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,531 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £65,452 £64,313 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,723 11,094 10,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.03% 17.75% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,120 4,967 6,526
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in the UK excluding London

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SD-WAN in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SD-WAN in the UK excluding London

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in the UK excluding London

SD-WAN
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Midlands +100 136 £48,500 +14.79% 13
West Midlands +115 127 £48,500 +14.79% 6
North of England +82 108 £72,500 +61.11% 16
South West +45 85 £50,000 +12.68% 12
South East +15 74 £55,000 - 15
North West +44 69 £70,000 +35.92% 9
Yorkshire +96 46 £62,500 +38.89% 6
East of England +24 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland -49 21 £50,000 -38.46% 7
North East +3 9 £79,842 +87.86% 1
East Midlands -7 9 £42,500 -29.17% 7
Wales - 2 £35,000 - 1
SD-WAN
UK

SD-WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 28 (6.73%) Microsoft Exchange
2 27 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.88%) IIS
4 8 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) Trello
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 180 (43.27%) Azure
2 102 (24.52%) Microsoft 365
3 92 (22.12%) AWS
4 35 (8.41%) IaaS
5 34 (8.17%) Entra ID
6 33 (7.93%) PaaS
7 31 (7.45%) GCP
8 16 (3.85%) SaaS
9 9 (2.16%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.92%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.44%) Azure Sentinel
11 6 (1.44%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.96%) Nutanix
14 2 (0.48%) AWS Direct Connect
14 2 (0.48%) GitHub
14 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.24%) Azure DevOps
15 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 365 (87.74%) WAN
2 188 (45.19%) Firewall
3 132 (31.73%) LAN
4 98 (23.56%) MPLS
5 85 (20.43%) BGP
6 72 (17.31%) WLAN
7 69 (16.59%) VPN
7 69 (16.59%) Wireless
8 65 (15.63%) DNS
8 65 (15.63%) OSPF
9 60 (14.42%) Wi-Fi
10 51 (12.26%) DHCP
11 33 (7.93%) VLAN
12 30 (7.21%) 5G
12 30 (7.21%) TCP/IP
13 29 (6.97%) Network Security
14 28 (6.73%) VoIP
15 25 (6.01%) SAN
16 21 (5.05%) Cisco Firepower
17 17 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) LabVIEW
2 4 (0.96%) JIRA
2 4 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (21.88%) Social Skills
2 43 (10.34%) Finance
3 33 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.49%) Retail
5 20 (4.81%) Presentation Skills
6 17 (4.09%) Electronics
7 14 (3.37%) Aerospace
7 14 (3.37%) Organisational Skills
8 12 (2.88%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.44%) Local Government
10 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.96%) Police
11 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Social Housing
12 2 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.48%) Marketing
12 2 (0.48%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (24.04%) Network Engineer
2 79 (18.99%) Architect
3 70 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (16.59%) Senior
5 68 (16.35%) Analyst
6 54 (12.98%) Network Analyst
6 54 (12.98%) Operations Analyst
7 53 (12.74%) Network Operations Analyst
8 41 (9.86%) Lead
8 41 (9.86%) Security Architect
9 32 (7.69%) Senior Architect
10 27 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (5.77%) Cisco Architect
11 24 (5.77%) IT Engineer
11 24 (5.77%) Senior Cisco Architect
11 24 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
12 23 (5.53%) Lead Architect
12 23 (5.53%) Lead Security Architect
13 21 (5.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.81%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.48%) JSON
1 2 (0.48%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.24%) AWS CDK
2 1 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.71%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 29 (6.97%) Driving Licence
4 21 (5.05%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.85%) GNSS
5 16 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.37%) Replication
7 12 (2.88%) PMI
8 9 (2.16%) FPGA
9 8 (1.92%) Operational Technology
10 7 (1.68%) CCTV
10 7 (1.68%) Clustering
10 7 (1.68%) FMCG
11 6 (1.44%) MicroBlaze
11 6 (1.44%) PKI
11 6 (1.44%) Robotics
11 6 (1.44%) VHDL
12 5 (1.20%) Security Posture
13 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.28%) Windows
2 60 (14.42%) Linux
3 49 (11.78%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (1.44%) Unix
8 4 (0.96%) VMS
9 2 (0.48%) Android
9 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 81 (19.47%) Project Delivery
3 72 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (12.98%) Mentoring
6 51 (12.26%) Project Management
7 47 (11.30%) ITIL
8 45 (10.82%) Information Security
9 44 (10.58%) Presales
10 32 (7.69%) Agile
11 31 (7.45%) Customer Engagement
11 31 (7.45%) Identity Management
12 30 (7.21%) B2B
12 30 (7.21%) Test Assurance
12 30 (7.21%) Test Automation
13 29 (6.97%) Application Security
13 29 (6.97%) OWASP
13 29 (6.97%) Secure Coding
13 29 (6.97%) Security Architecture
13 29 (6.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.85%) SQL
3 15 (3.61%) MATLAB
4 13 (3.13%) C++
5 12 (2.88%) Python
6 7 (1.68%) Perl
7 6 (1.44%) C
7 6 (1.44%) Tcl
7 6 (1.44%) VB
8 2 (0.48%) Bash
Qualifications
1 164 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (28.61%) CCNA
3 89 (21.39%) CCNP
4 63 (15.14%) Degree
5 48 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 40 (9.62%) CCIE
6 40 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 38 (9.13%) CCDP
8 37 (8.89%) AWS Certification
8 37 (8.89%) Azure Certification
9 31 (7.45%) CISSP
10 29 (6.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 29 (6.97%) CCSK
10 29 (6.97%) CCSP
10 29 (6.97%) CISM
11 15 (3.61%) PMI Certification
12 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.64%) MCSE
14 8 (1.92%) CCSA
14 8 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.21%) NIST
2 13 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 12 (2.88%) SLA
4 11 (2.64%) PMO
5 8 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (1.20%) QA
8 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.72%) JTAG
10 1 (0.24%) IASME
System Software
1 85 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 65 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.45%) Docker
5 24 (5.77%) VMware NSX
6 14 (3.37%) Firmware
7 7 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.44%) Embedded Firmware
9 5 (1.20%) vSphere
10 4 (0.96%) pfSense
10 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (9.38%) FortiGate
2 37 (8.89%) Kubernetes
3 35 (8.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
5 30 (7.21%) Terraform
6 22 (5.29%) Ansible
7 20 (4.81%) WSUS
8 12 (2.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 12 (2.88%) CASB
8 12 (2.88%) Opsgenie
8 12 (2.88%) Stealthwatch
8 12 (2.88%) VxRail
8 12 (2.88%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.20%) Nagios
10 5 (1.20%) SCCM
11 4 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.72%) OfficeScan
13 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 179 (43.03%) Cisco
2 122 (29.33%) Microsoft
3 93 (22.36%) VMware
4 73 (17.55%) Meraki
5 43 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 30 (7.21%) Juniper
7 27 (6.49%) SolarWinds
8 26 (6.25%) NetApp
9 24 (5.77%) Adobe
9 24 (5.77%) Apple
10 22 (5.29%) CheckPoint
11 18 (4.33%) Dell
12 13 (3.13%) Draytek
13 12 (2.88%) Citrix
13 12 (2.88%) F5
14 8 (1.92%) Ekahau
14 8 (1.92%) Zscaler
15 7 (1.68%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.68%) Ubiquiti
16 6 (1.44%) ServiceNow