The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 880 911
Rank change year-on-year +56 +31  
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 59 43 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.044% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.049% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 55
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +70 59 £62,500 +8.69% 4
London +38 33 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +39 9 £70,000 +34.61%
City of London +34 9 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands - 9 £53,000 -
North West - 8 £47,500 -
Manchester - 8 £47,500 -
Surrey +29 6 £70,000 +44.32%
Birmingham - 4 £53,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £55,000 -
Telford - 4 £55,000 -
Redhill - 3 £70,000 -
Berkshire +33 2 £50,000 -23.07%
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Gatwick +4 1 £70,000 +33.33%
West Sussex 0 1 £70,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 77 (100.00%) WAN
2 60 (77.92%) Cisco
3 43 (55.84%) Firewall
4 40 (51.95%) MPLS
5 36 (46.75%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (44.16%) Wireless
7 33 (42.86%) Riverbed
8 30 (38.96%) Load Balancing
9 29 (37.66%) Juniper
10 25 (32.47%) Windows
10 25 (32.47%) ITIL
11 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
12 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 21 (27.27%) Palo Alto
14 20 (25.97%) SolarWinds
14 20 (25.97%) CCNP
14 20 (25.97%) LAN
14 20 (25.97%) BGP
14 20 (25.97%) Network Design
15 19 (24.68%) SAN
15 19 (24.68%) Unified Communications
16 17 (22.08%) F5
16 17 (22.08%) Change Control
16 17 (22.08%) IaaS
16 17 (22.08%) SLA
17 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
17 16 (20.78%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (20.78%) Presales
18 15 (19.48%) Cisco Nexus

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) IaaS
2 9 (11.69%) PaaS
2 9 (11.69%) SaaS
3 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (100.00%) WAN
2 43 (55.84%) Firewall
3 40 (51.95%) MPLS
4 34 (44.16%) Wireless
5 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 20 (25.97%) BGP
6 20 (25.97%) LAN
7 19 (24.68%) SAN
7 19 (24.68%) Unified Communications
8 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (20.78%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (19.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (18.18%) Junos
10 14 (18.18%) VPN
11 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
11 13 (16.88%) NetScaler
12 12 (15.58%) IPsec
12 12 (15.58%) Network Security
13 11 (14.29%) 3G
13 11 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
2 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Network Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Juniper Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Product Manager
4 9 (11.69%) WAN Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Security Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Optimisation Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Network Communications Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Exchange Support
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.29%) PKI
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.49%) Linux
5 5 (6.49%) Unix
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Load Balancing
2 25 (32.47%) ITIL
3 20 (25.97%) Network Design
4 17 (22.08%) Change Control
5 16 (20.78%) Presales
6 11 (14.29%) Information Management
6 11 (14.29%) Operations Management
7 7 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
8 6 (7.79%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.79%) Statistics
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.49%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (6.49%) Web Filtering
9 5 (6.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
1 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCNP
3 12 (15.58%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) CCIE
5 8 (10.39%) MCP
5 8 (10.39%) MCSA
5 8 (10.39%) MCSE
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 5 (6.49%) DFS Replication
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Cisco
2 33 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 29 (37.66%) Juniper
4 21 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 20 (25.97%) SolarWinds
6 17 (22.08%) F5
7 14 (18.18%) Citrix
8 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.29%) VMware
9 7 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (7.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.79%) Fortinet
11 5 (6.49%) Forcepoint
11 5 (6.49%) McAfee
11 5 (6.49%) Mitel
11 5 (6.49%) NetApp
11 5 (6.49%) Nokia
11 5 (6.49%) Oracle
12 2 (2.60%) Sophos
13 1 (1.30%) Dell
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