SD-WAN Jobs with Work from Home Options

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 301 406 620
Rank change year-on-year +105 +214 -207
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 346 258 256
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.02% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% 5.71% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 258 204 221
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £44,750
25th Percentile £46,750 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £68,250 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.09% +9.20% -3.85%
75th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £84,919 £87,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £59,483
% change year-on-year -8.33% +0.87% -4.83%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,175 4,520 8,035
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.24% 11.27% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,316 3,346 5,051
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,316 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.47% -4.29% +5.00%

SD-WAN
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SD-WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SD-WAN trend for jobs with a WFH option

SD-WAN
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SD-WAN.

SD-WAN salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SD-WAN over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

SD-WAN salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

SD-WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 19 (5.49%) Microsoft Exchange
2 14 (4.05%) IIS
3 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 140 (40.46%) Azure
2 70 (20.23%) AWS
3 63 (18.21%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (6.36%) Entra ID
5 21 (6.07%) GCP
6 12 (3.47%) IaaS
7 10 (2.89%) PaaS
8 8 (2.31%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.31%) Nutanix
9 6 (1.73%) SaaS
10 5 (1.45%) AWS Direct Connect
10 5 (1.45%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.58%) Datadog
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Purview
12 2 (0.58%) Rubrik
13 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.29%) Azure DevOps
13 1 (0.29%) OCI
13 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 327 (94.51%) WAN
2 148 (42.77%) LAN
3 140 (40.46%) Firewall
4 88 (25.43%) Wi-Fi
5 76 (21.97%) MPLS
6 73 (21.10%) BGP
7 62 (17.92%) Wireless
8 61 (17.63%) OSPF
9 52 (15.03%) Network Security
10 46 (13.29%) VPN
11 41 (11.85%) WLAN
12 40 (11.56%) DNS
13 37 (10.69%) DHCP
14 36 (10.40%) VLAN
15 30 (8.67%) Cisco Firepower
16 29 (8.38%) SAN
17 26 (7.51%) TCP/IP
18 21 (6.07%) Cisco ISE
19 12 (3.47%) Ethernet
19 12 (3.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (14.16%) Social Skills
2 36 (10.40%) Finance
3 16 (4.62%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.18%) Retail
6 8 (2.31%) Law
7 7 (2.02%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (1.16%) Japanese Language
8 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 4 (1.16%) Publishing
9 3 (0.87%) Social Housing
9 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 108 (31.21%) Architect
2 87 (25.14%) Senior
3 74 (21.39%) Network Engineer
4 58 (16.76%) Security Architect
5 46 (13.29%) Senior Architect
6 40 (11.56%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (11.27%) Analyst
7 39 (11.27%) Cisco Architect
7 39 (11.27%) Senior Cisco Architect
8 35 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (10.12%) Lead
9 30 (8.67%) Senior Security Architect
10 29 (8.38%) Network Analyst
11 28 (8.09%) Senior Network Engineer
12 27 (7.80%) Lead Architect
12 27 (7.80%) Lead Security Architect
12 27 (7.80%) Network Operations Analyst
12 27 (7.80%) Operations Analyst
13 24 (6.94%) Cisco Security Architect
13 24 (6.94%) IP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.73%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.45%) XMPP
3 1 (0.29%) AWS CDK
3 1 (0.29%) OAuth
3 1 (0.29%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.12%) Management Information System
3 33 (9.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 18 (5.20%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.47%) PMI
7 9 (2.60%) GNSS
8 7 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.16%) Security Posture
11 3 (0.87%) Cyber Threat
11 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.87%) IVR
11 3 (0.87%) PKI
11 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.58%) Clustering
12 2 (0.58%) Life Science
12 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.29%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.16%) Windows
2 28 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.51%) Linux
4 15 (4.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.28%) Presales
2 74 (21.39%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (13.87%) Time Management
5 47 (13.58%) Customer Engagement
6 39 (11.27%) Software Licensing
7 36 (10.40%) Information Security
8 35 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (10.12%) Project Delivery
9 34 (9.83%) Identity Management
10 33 (9.54%) Application Security
10 33 (9.54%) OWASP
10 33 (9.54%) Secure Coding
10 33 (9.54%) Security Architecture
11 30 (8.67%) ITIL
12 29 (8.38%) Analytics
13 28 (8.09%) CI/CD
14 27 (7.80%) Business Development
15 26 (7.51%) Project Management
16 24 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.73%) SQL
3 4 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) Bash
4 1 (0.29%) C++
4 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 147 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (29.19%) CCNP
3 93 (26.88%) CCNA
4 58 (16.76%) Degree
5 41 (11.85%) AWS Certification
6 34 (9.83%) Azure Certification
6 34 (9.83%) CCSP
7 33 (9.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 33 (9.54%) CCSK
7 33 (9.54%) CISM
7 33 (9.54%) CISSP
8 32 (9.25%) Security Cleared
9 29 (8.38%) CCDP
10 28 (8.09%) CCIE
10 28 (8.09%) SC Cleared
11 13 (3.76%) PMI Certification
12 8 (2.31%) CCSA
13 6 (1.73%) MCSE
13 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.12%) NIST
2 18 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.34%) SLA
4 10 (2.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.83%) Docker
3 30 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (10.40%) Kubernetes
2 34 (9.83%) Single Sign-On
3 26 (7.51%) FortiGate
4 24 (6.94%) Stealthwatch
5 19 (5.49%) WSUS
6 17 (4.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (4.34%) CASB
8 12 (3.47%) Opsgenie
8 12 (3.47%) VxRail
8 12 (3.47%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.73%) SCCM
11 5 (1.45%) Terraform
12 4 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.87%) Nagios
13 3 (0.87%) OfficeScan
13 3 (0.87%) ZENworks
14 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 197 (56.94%) Cisco
2 114 (32.95%) Meraki
3 111 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 85 (24.57%) Fortinet
5 44 (12.72%) VMware
6 39 (11.27%) Adobe
6 39 (11.27%) Apple
6 39 (11.27%) Juniper
7 33 (9.54%) SolarWinds
8 27 (7.80%) Aruba
9 21 (6.07%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.62%) Palo Alto
11 15 (4.34%) Dell
11 15 (4.34%) NetApp
12 8 (2.31%) Draytek
13 6 (1.73%) Nasuni
13 6 (1.73%) Rapid7
14 5 (1.45%) HP
14 5 (1.45%) Zscaler
15 3 (0.87%) EMC