The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 57 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +68
Permanent jobs citing WAN 114 94 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.29% 4.04% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.01% 16.58% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 87 84 33
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,550 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
518 567 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.05% 24.36% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 379 397 522
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -4 33 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Watford +14 31 £37,500 +29.31% 3
Borehamwood +3 5 £24,000 -26.15%
Hertford - 5 £34,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Stevenage +8 2 £37,000 - 2
St Albans -22 2 £17,000 -47.69%
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 162 (83.94%) LAN
2 118 (61.14%) Cisco
3 104 (53.89%) Windows
4 85 (44.04%) Microsoft
5 71 (36.79%) Active Directory
6 69 (35.75%) Firewall
7 62 (32.12%) TCP/IP
8 58 (30.05%) Citrix
8 58 (30.05%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (25.91%) VMware
10 49 (25.39%) MS Exchange
11 43 (22.28%) MS Office
12 39 (20.21%) VPN
12 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (19.69%) MS Excel
14 37 (19.17%) SAN
15 36 (18.65%) CCNP
16 34 (17.62%) Telecoms
17 32 (16.58%) ITIL
17 32 (16.58%) CheckPoint
18 30 (15.54%) DNS
18 30 (15.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 30 (15.54%) Windows 7
19 29 (15.03%) Problem Management
19 29 (15.03%) SLA
20 26 (13.47%) CCNA
20 26 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (12.44%) HP
22 23 (11.92%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 49 (25.39%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.11%) Apache
6 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.59%) Lync
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.55%) IIS
8 3 (1.55%) WorkSite
Applications
1 43 (22.28%) MS Office
2 38 (19.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.29%) Office 365
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.55%) IaaS
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (83.94%) LAN
2 69 (35.75%) Firewall
3 62 (32.12%) TCP/IP
4 39 (20.21%) VPN
5 37 (19.17%) SAN
6 30 (15.54%) DNS
7 20 (10.36%) DHCP
7 20 (10.36%) MPLS
8 16 (8.29%) IP Telephony
9 15 (7.77%) VLAN
9 15 (7.77%) DWDM
10 14 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (6.74%) Wireless
11 13 (6.74%) NAS
12 12 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (6.22%) SSL
13 10 (5.18%) IPsec
13 10 (5.18%) Network Security
14 9 (4.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (4.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) Big Data
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 34 (17.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.66%) Publishing
3 7 (3.63%) Finance
4 2 (1.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (22.28%) Analyst
2 29 (15.03%) Network Engineer
3 27 (13.99%) Support Engineer
4 23 (11.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 19 (9.84%) Architect
6 15 (7.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.74%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.74%) Technical Architect
8 13 (6.74%) Consultant
9 11 (5.70%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.70%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.70%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.66%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.70%) Thin Client
2 11 (5.70%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.18%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.15%) Statistics
5 6 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.11%) Clustering
6 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.07%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) PMI
8 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Xbox
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 104 (53.89%) Windows
2 38 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.54%) Windows 7
4 26 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (10.36%) Linux
6 16 (8.29%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.74%) UNIX
8 6 (3.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.58%) ITIL
2 30 (15.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (15.03%) Problem Management
4 21 (10.88%) Change Management
5 19 (9.84%) Asset Management
6 18 (9.33%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.77%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.25%) Change Control
9 13 (6.74%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.22%) Time Management
10 12 (6.22%) Service Management
11 11 (5.70%) Network Design
11 11 (5.70%) Migration
12 10 (5.18%) Project Management
12 10 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.66%) SIEM
13 9 (4.66%) ITSM
13 9 (4.66%) CRM
13 9 (4.66%) Project Planning
14 8 (4.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.92%) SQL
2 6 (3.11%) Java
3 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (0.52%) VBA
5 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (30.05%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (18.65%) CCNP
3 26 (13.47%) CCNA
4 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.84%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.70%) CCSA
7 9 (4.66%) GCIA
7 9 (4.66%) GCIH
7 9 (4.66%) CISSP
7 9 (4.66%) SSCP
8 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.63%) CCIE
10 6 (3.11%) MCSE
10 6 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.07%) Degree
12 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.55%) MCSA
14 2 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 71 (36.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.18%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.15%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.15%) vSphere
6 7 (3.63%) Xen
7 6 (3.11%) NLBS
7 6 (3.11%) Samba
7 6 (3.11%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.07%) XenApp
8 4 (2.07%) XenServer
9 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.55%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.52%) NFS
10 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.25%) SCCM
2 12 (6.22%) WSUS
3 9 (4.66%) Nessus
4 5 (2.59%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (61.14%) Cisco
2 85 (44.04%) Microsoft
3 58 (30.05%) Citrix
4 50 (25.91%) VMware
5 32 (16.58%) CheckPoint
6 24 (12.44%) HP
7 15 (7.77%) Juniper
8 10 (5.18%) Remedy
8 10 (5.18%) Ciena
9 9 (4.66%) McAfee
9 9 (4.66%) Apple
10 8 (4.15%) SonicWALL
11 7 (3.63%) NetApp
11 7 (3.63%) Lotus
12 6 (3.11%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.59%) F5
13 5 (2.59%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.07%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.07%) Splunk
14 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago