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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 84 88 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.48% 3.78% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.86% 18.00% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 42
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,500 £15,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,400 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
423 489 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.51% 21.00% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 317 386 322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Watford -20 22 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hemel Hempstead +11 17 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Borehamwood - 8 £29,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £34,000 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £32,500 -
Stevenage +5 1 £27,500 -28.57% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 185 (89.37%) LAN
2 133 (64.25%) Cisco
3 98 (47.34%) Firewall
4 96 (46.38%) Microsoft
5 94 (45.41%) Windows
6 87 (42.03%) Active Directory
7 84 (40.58%) VMware
8 68 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 59 (28.50%) TCP/IP
10 59 (28.50%) DNS
11 55 (26.57%) MS Excel
12 54 (26.09%) Data Centre
13 53 (25.60%) MS Exchange
14 46 (22.22%) ITIL
15 45 (21.74%) Citrix
16 44 (21.26%) CCNA
17 42 (20.29%) VPN
18 40 (19.32%) DHCP
19 38 (18.36%) CCNP
19 38 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (16.43%) VLAN
20 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
21 32 (15.46%) Linux
21 32 (15.46%) MS Office
22 31 (14.98%) HP
22 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
23 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
24 28 (13.53%) Office 365
25 27 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.83%) Lync
6 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (26.57%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.53%) Office 365
2 27 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (6.28%) PaaS
6 5 (2.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 185 (89.37%) LAN
2 98 (47.34%) Firewall
3 59 (28.50%) TCP/IP
3 59 (28.50%) DNS
4 42 (20.29%) VPN
5 40 (19.32%) DHCP
6 34 (16.43%) VLAN
7 26 (12.56%) IP Telephony
7 26 (12.56%) MPLS
8 25 (12.08%) SAN
8 25 (12.08%) Wireless
9 23 (11.11%) NAS
10 22 (10.63%) Network Security
11 21 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (9.18%) SSL
13 14 (6.76%) OSPF
14 13 (6.28%) VoIP
15 12 (5.80%) DWDM
16 11 (5.31%) BGP
17 10 (4.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.21%) Finance
3 16 (7.73%) Advertising
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
4 10 (4.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.98%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.53%) Analyst
3 27 (13.04%) Architect
4 21 (10.14%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 17 (8.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (8.21%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) Technical Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Senior Architect
9 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 13 (6.28%) Senior Network Architect
10 13 (6.28%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.83%) Senior Technical Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Network Support
11 10 (4.83%) Network Technical Architect
12 8 (3.86%) IT Support
12 8 (3.86%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (3.86%) Network Support Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 23 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 23 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 17 (8.21%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (6.76%) Replication
7 7 (3.38%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (2.90%) Clustering
9 5 (2.42%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.93%) EFT
10 4 (1.93%) CMDB
11 3 (1.45%) Statistics
12 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.97%) FMCG
12 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) BYOD
13 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 94 (45.41%) Windows
2 38 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (15.46%) Linux
5 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.21%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.83%) UNIX
8 7 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.93%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.22%) ITIL
2 25 (12.08%) Change Management
3 21 (10.14%) Project Management
4 18 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 17 (8.21%) Network Design
6 15 (7.25%) Coaching
7 14 (6.76%) Network Architecture
8 12 (5.80%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (4.83%) SIEM
10 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.86%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.86%) Migration
11 8 (3.86%) Information Security
12 7 (3.38%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.38%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.38%) Server Building
13 6 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.76%) SQL
2 7 (3.38%) VBA
2 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (21.26%) CCNA
3 38 (18.36%) CCNP
4 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.70%) MCSE
6 16 (7.73%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (5.31%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.35%) MCSA
10 7 (3.38%) CCIE
10 7 (3.38%) Degree
11 4 (1.93%) CISSP
12 2 (0.97%) CNA
12 2 (0.97%) Novell Certification
12 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) BS7799
System Software
1 87 (42.03%) Active Directory
2 60 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.66%) Terminal Services
5 18 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 18 (8.70%) XenApp
6 12 (5.80%) vSphere
7 8 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.93%) NFS
8 4 (1.93%) Xen
9 3 (1.45%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) WSUS
2 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 133 (64.25%) Cisco
2 96 (46.38%) Microsoft
3 84 (40.58%) VMware
4 45 (21.74%) Citrix
5 31 (14.98%) HP
6 22 (10.63%) Juniper
7 21 (10.14%) Apple
8 16 (7.73%) Fujitsu
8 16 (7.73%) SonicWALL
9 15 (7.25%) CheckPoint
10 13 (6.28%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.31%) F5
12 10 (4.83%) Ciena
12 10 (4.83%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.83%) Dell
13 9 (4.35%) Remedy
14 8 (3.86%) ProCurve
15 6 (2.90%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.42%) Brocade
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stevenage
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes/Hemel Hempstead area
Amazon
Posted: 25 days ago
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