The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hemel Hempstead region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 3.75% 2.48% 10.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 10.00% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 23
Average salary £42,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,900 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 22.48% 24.75% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 47 47
Average salary £50,000 £35,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.86% -28.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £23,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Hertfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

WAN
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Hemel Hempstead region.

WAN Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

WAN
Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco
3 14 (48.28%) VPN
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) CCNP
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) Firewall
6 9 (31.03%) Juniper
7 8 (27.59%) OSPF
7 8 (27.59%) BGP
7 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
7 8 (27.59%) IPsec
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
8 6 (20.69%) HP
9 5 (17.24%) RHCE
9 5 (17.24%) MPLS
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
10 4 (13.79%) Statistics
10 4 (13.79%) Network Management
10 4 (13.79%) ITSM
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 4 (13.79%) Multimedia

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 14 (48.28%) VPN
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 8 (27.59%) BGP
4 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
4 8 (27.59%) SSL
4 8 (27.59%) IPsec
5 6 (20.69%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.34%) VRRP
7 3 (10.34%) 802.11
7 3 (10.34%) WLAN
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) ISDN
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) OpenVPN
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.34%) HSRP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Support
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Field Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Field Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) OpenBSD
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) SIEM
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Budget Control
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CCNP
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) RHCE
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView
2 3 (10.34%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Juniper
3 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) Compuware
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.90%) 3Com
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) VMware