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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 75 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.26% 3.04% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 12.61% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 67 38 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
532 452 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.49% 24.11% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 425 262 539
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -9 27 £50,000 +32.45% 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 21 £45,000 -16.66% 1
Stevenage +4 4 £47,500 -12.03%
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £45,000 +60.71%
Hertford - 4 - -
St Albans -32 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 131 (79.88%) LAN
2 96 (58.54%) Cisco
3 75 (45.73%) Windows
3 75 (45.73%) Firewall
4 73 (44.51%) Microsoft
5 57 (34.76%) VPN
6 51 (31.10%) VMware
7 50 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 45 (27.44%) TCP/IP
10 41 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (23.17%) Citrix
12 36 (21.95%) HP
12 36 (21.95%) CheckPoint
13 32 (19.51%) VoIP
13 32 (19.51%) CCNP
13 32 (19.51%) MPLS
14 31 (18.90%) ITIL
15 30 (18.29%) DNS
16 29 (17.68%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (16.46%) MS Excel
18 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (15.85%) Mentoring
19 23 (14.02%) SAN
20 22 (13.41%) CCNA
20 22 (13.41%) Finance
20 22 (13.41%) Degree
21 21 (12.80%) DHCP
21 21 (12.80%) Network Design
22 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 19 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (7.93%) Lync
3 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.66%) Apache
4 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.05%) IIS
5 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.83%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) PaaS
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) IaaS
3 4 (2.44%) Office 365
4 3 (1.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 131 (79.88%) LAN
2 75 (45.73%) Firewall
3 57 (34.76%) VPN
4 45 (27.44%) TCP/IP
5 32 (19.51%) MPLS
5 32 (19.51%) VoIP
6 30 (18.29%) DNS
7 29 (17.68%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (14.02%) SAN
9 21 (12.80%) DHCP
10 19 (11.59%) VLAN
11 16 (9.76%) Network Security
12 15 (9.15%) IP Telephony
13 13 (7.93%) Internet
14 12 (7.32%) Ethernet
15 11 (6.71%) ISDN
16 10 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (6.10%) Wireless
17 9 (5.49%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.41%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.49%) Retail
4 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.46%) Support Engineer
3 25 (15.24%) Architect
4 22 (13.41%) Analyst
5 16 (9.76%) Consultant
5 16 (9.76%) Technical Support
6 15 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
9 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Technical Leader
9 11 (6.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Security Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 8 (4.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) COM
2 3 (1.83%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.49%) Statistics
4 7 (4.27%) Handset
4 7 (4.27%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.66%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (45.73%) Windows
2 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.98%) Linux
6 12 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.71%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.66%) UNIX
10 4 (2.44%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.83%) Solaris
12 2 (1.22%) AIX
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.61%) HPUX
13 1 (0.61%) Android
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.90%) ITIL
2 26 (15.85%) Mentoring
3 21 (12.80%) Network Design
4 18 (10.98%) Problem Management
5 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (9.15%) Change Management
7 13 (7.93%) Project Planning
8 12 (7.32%) SIEM
8 12 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 12 (7.32%) Project Management
8 12 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.71%) Business Transformation
10 10 (6.10%) Network Management
10 10 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (6.10%) Time Management
10 10 (6.10%) Migration
11 9 (5.49%) CRM
11 9 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (4.88%) Change Control
13 7 (4.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.54%) SQL
2 8 (4.88%) C
3 6 (3.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (19.51%) CCNP
3 22 (13.41%) CCNA
3 22 (13.41%) Degree
4 11 (6.71%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.49%) GCIA
6 9 (5.49%) GCIH
6 9 (5.49%) CISSP
6 9 (5.49%) SSCP
7 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.27%) CCIE
8 6 (3.66%) CCSA
9 5 (3.05%) MCITP
10 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.83%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.83%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.93%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.88%) XenApp
5 8 (4.88%) vSphere
5 8 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.66%) Terminal Server
6 6 (3.66%) Samba
7 5 (3.05%) XenServer
8 3 (1.83%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.22%) pfSense
10 1 (0.61%) NFS
10 1 (0.61%) vCloud
10 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Nessus
2 7 (4.27%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.05%) OpenView
4 4 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.44%) SCCM
5 3 (1.83%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (58.54%) Cisco
2 73 (44.51%) Microsoft
3 51 (31.10%) VMware
4 38 (23.17%) Citrix
5 36 (21.95%) HP
5 36 (21.95%) CheckPoint
6 17 (10.37%) SolarWinds
7 12 (7.32%) Dell
8 11 (6.71%) Juniper
8 11 (6.71%) Aruba
8 11 (6.71%) Meru Networks
9 10 (6.10%) F5
9 10 (6.10%) Mitel
10 9 (5.49%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.49%) IBM
11 8 (4.88%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.66%) ProCurve
12 6 (3.66%) EMC
12 6 (3.66%) 3Com
13 5 (3.05%) BMC
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