The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 108 86 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.61% 3.55% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.20% 20.00% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 70
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
WAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
383 430 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.89% 17.76% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 321 320 396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +20 37 £45,000 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +14 22 £47,500 +31.03%
Watford +15 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Hoddesdon - 4 £21,500 -
St Albans - 3 £27,500 - 1
Stevenage -8 2 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Hitchin +2 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing WAN 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 212 (88.70%) LAN
2 164 (68.62%) Cisco
3 131 (54.81%) Firewall
4 117 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (41.42%) VPN
5 99 (41.42%) Windows
6 77 (32.22%) ITIL
7 75 (31.38%) CCNP
8 68 (28.45%) CCNA
9 66 (27.62%) TCP/IP
9 66 (27.62%) VMware
10 60 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
12 54 (22.59%) Network Security
12 54 (22.59%) Windows Server
13 53 (22.18%) Active Directory
14 51 (21.34%) Security Cleared
15 49 (20.50%) Juniper
16 48 (20.08%) Change Management
17 47 (19.67%) Citrix
17 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
18 46 (19.25%) Wireless
19 43 (17.99%) Telecoms
19 43 (17.99%) ISDN
20 41 (17.15%) Avaya
21 40 (16.74%) BGP
22 39 (16.32%) OSPF
22 39 (16.32%) DNS
22 39 (16.32%) Network Design
23 38 (15.90%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.69%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.30%) MS Office
2 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.62%) Office 365
2 11 (4.60%) PaaS
3 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 212 (88.70%) LAN
2 131 (54.81%) Firewall
3 99 (41.42%) VPN
4 66 (27.62%) TCP/IP
5 54 (22.59%) Network Security
6 46 (19.25%) Wireless
7 43 (17.99%) ISDN
8 40 (16.74%) BGP
9 39 (16.32%) DNS
9 39 (16.32%) OSPF
10 38 (15.90%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (15.48%) DHCP
12 36 (15.06%) Broadband
12 36 (15.06%) EIGRP
13 30 (12.55%) Converged Networks
13 30 (12.55%) RIP
14 29 (12.13%) SAN
14 29 (12.13%) VLAN
15 27 (11.30%) MPLS
16 17 (7.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 43 (17.99%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.28%) Retail
3 8 (3.35%) Finance
4 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.84%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (50.63%) Network Engineer
2 57 (23.85%) Support Engineer
3 42 (17.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 36 (15.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 28 (11.72%) Network Support
6 26 (10.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 23 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (9.62%) Juniper Engineer
8 22 (9.21%) Network Specialist
9 20 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (8.37%) Cisco Support
10 19 (7.95%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 19 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (6.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 16 (6.69%) Juniper Support
12 16 (6.69%) LAN Engineer
13 15 (6.28%) LAN/WAN Engineer
13 15 (6.28%) WAN Engineer
14 14 (5.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) .NET
1 4 (1.67%) Web Services
2 2 (0.84%) COM
2 2 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.97%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.79%) e-Health
3 13 (5.44%) Virtual Team
4 11 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.35%) Statistics
7 5 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.09%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.09%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.09%) Replication
7 5 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.67%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) EPoS
9 3 (1.26%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (41.42%) Windows
2 54 (22.59%) Windows Server
3 31 (12.97%) Linux
3 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.18%) Unix
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.22%) ITIL
2 48 (20.08%) Change Management
3 39 (16.32%) Network Design
4 33 (13.81%) Network Monitoring
5 28 (11.72%) Incident Management
6 26 (10.88%) E-Commerce
6 26 (10.88%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.95%) Coaching
7 19 (7.95%) Network Management
8 18 (7.53%) Asset Management
8 18 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (6.69%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.28%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.44%) Change Control
11 13 (5.44%) Load Balancing
11 13 (5.44%) Virtual Team Management
12 12 (5.02%) Validation
13 10 (4.18%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (2.93%) Document Management
15 6 (2.51%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.02%) C
2 9 (3.77%) SQL
3 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.84%) C++
4 2 (0.84%) Perl
4 2 (0.84%) Python
4 2 (0.84%) Tcl
4 2 (0.84%) VB
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (31.38%) CCNP
3 68 (28.45%) CCNA
4 51 (21.34%) Security Cleared
5 33 (13.81%) SC Cleared
6 30 (12.55%) DV Cleared
7 27 (11.30%) JNCIA
8 26 (10.88%) JNCIS
9 24 (10.04%) JNCIE
9 24 (10.04%) JNCIP
10 21 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (5.86%) Degree
12 12 (5.02%) CCIE
13 11 (4.60%) CCSA
13 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (3.35%) MCSE
15 4 (1.67%) CISSP
16 3 (1.26%) BC Cleared
16 3 (1.26%) CCSP
16 3 (1.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.79%) SLA
3 15 (6.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (22.18%) Active Directory
3 35 (14.64%) VMware ESX
4 33 (13.81%) vSphere
5 23 (9.62%) XenApp
6 14 (5.86%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.93%) KVM
8 6 (2.51%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.26%) iptables
10 3 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.84%) Firmware
11 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.84%) XenServer
12 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.51%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) OPNET
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 164 (68.62%) Cisco
2 66 (27.62%) VMware
3 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.50%) Juniper
5 47 (19.67%) Citrix
6 41 (17.15%) Avaya
7 32 (13.39%) CheckPoint
8 19 (7.95%) F5
9 17 (7.11%) HP
10 9 (3.77%) Brocade
10 9 (3.77%) Dell
11 7 (2.93%) Aruba
11 7 (2.93%) NetApp
11 7 (2.93%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.51%) Apple
12 6 (2.51%) Palo Alto
13 5 (2.09%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.09%) BT
13 5 (2.09%) Fujitsu
13 5 (2.09%) SonicWALL
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% flex + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago