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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 56 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +52
Permanent jobs citing WAN 121 106 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.38% 4.19% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.23% 15.70% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 84 84 34
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,600 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
570 675 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.36% 26.68% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 376 464 469
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -5 30 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Watford 0 22 £32,750 -28.02%
Borehamwood - 7 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £32,500 -
Hertford - 4 £43,250 -
Stevenage +15 3 £29,000 -21.62% 1
Rickmansworth -9 3 £33,000 -52.85% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £38,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 195 (90.28%) LAN
2 141 (65.28%) Cisco
3 106 (49.07%) Windows
4 101 (46.76%) Microsoft
5 95 (43.98%) Firewall
6 91 (42.13%) Active Directory
7 70 (32.41%) VMware
8 67 (31.02%) Citrix
9 64 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (29.63%) MS Exchange
10 62 (28.70%) MS Excel
10 62 (28.70%) TCP/IP
11 53 (24.54%) MS Office
11 53 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (21.30%) ITIL
13 44 (20.37%) DNS
14 41 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (18.98%) Data Centre
15 39 (18.06%) SAN
16 38 (17.59%) CCNP
17 35 (16.20%) CCNA
18 34 (15.74%) SLA
18 34 (15.74%) Telecoms
19 31 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (13.89%) Windows 7
20 30 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
21 29 (13.43%) Change Management
21 29 (13.43%) VPN
21 29 (13.43%) VLAN
22 28 (12.96%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 64 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.31%) Lync
9 3 (1.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
Applications
1 62 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 53 (24.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.50%) Office 365
2 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.24%) PaaS
5 5 (2.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 195 (90.28%) LAN
2 95 (43.98%) Firewall
3 62 (28.70%) TCP/IP
4 44 (20.37%) DNS
5 39 (18.06%) SAN
6 29 (13.43%) VPN
6 29 (13.43%) VLAN
7 28 (12.96%) IP Telephony
8 24 (11.11%) DHCP
9 22 (10.19%) MPLS
9 22 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (9.26%) Network Security
11 17 (7.87%) NAS
11 17 (7.87%) Wireless
11 17 (7.87%) DWDM
11 17 (7.87%) SSL
12 12 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (5.09%) IPsec
13 11 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (5.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
General
1 34 (15.74%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.94%) Finance
3 12 (5.56%) Advertising
4 9 (4.17%) Publishing
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
6 3 (1.39%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.98%) Analyst
2 33 (15.28%) Network Engineer
3 32 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 30 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 26 (12.04%) Architect
6 23 (10.65%) Technical Architect
7 15 (6.94%) Technical Support
7 15 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Consultant
9 12 (5.56%) Network Architect
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Senior Network Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Network Technical Architect
11 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (4.63%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) Web Services
2 3 (1.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.98%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (10.65%) Fat Client
4 23 (10.65%) Thin Client
5 16 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.17%) Statistics
6 9 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.78%) Clustering
8 5 (2.31%) Replication
8 5 (2.31%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.93%) FMCG
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) PMI
11 1 (0.46%) EFT
11 1 (0.46%) IVR
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 106 (49.07%) Windows
2 41 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (10.65%) Linux
7 16 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.70%) UNIX
9 6 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.30%) ITIL
2 30 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (13.43%) Change Management
4 22 (10.19%) Problem Management
5 19 (8.80%) Asset Management
5 19 (8.80%) Project Management
6 17 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.94%) Network Design
7 15 (6.94%) Migration
8 14 (6.48%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.02%) Network Architecture
10 12 (5.56%) Service Management
10 12 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.09%) Server Building
12 10 (4.63%) Change Control
12 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (3.70%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.39%) VBA
4 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (17.59%) CCNP
3 35 (16.20%) CCNA
4 20 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.80%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.56%) MCSE
8 9 (4.17%) CCSA
9 6 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.78%) CCIE
10 5 (2.31%) MCSA
11 3 (1.39%) MCITP
11 3 (1.39%) Degree
12 2 (0.93%) CISSP
12 2 (0.93%) GCIA
12 2 (0.93%) GCIH
12 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.93%) SSCP
12 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.74%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) BS7799
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 91 (42.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.04%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 12 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.17%) Xen
6 7 (3.24%) XenApp
7 6 (2.78%) NLBS
7 6 (2.78%) vSphere
8 5 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.93%) XenServer
11 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) WSUS
2 12 (5.56%) SCCM
3 4 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.39%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.39%) SCOM
4 3 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.93%) Nessus
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 141 (65.28%) Cisco
2 101 (46.76%) Microsoft
3 70 (32.41%) VMware
4 67 (31.02%) Citrix
5 28 (12.96%) HP
6 24 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.87%) Juniper
7 17 (7.87%) Apple
8 12 (5.56%) Remedy
8 12 (5.56%) Ciena
9 11 (5.09%) SonicWALL
10 8 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.24%) Lotus
11 7 (3.24%) NetApp
11 7 (3.24%) ProCurve
11 7 (3.24%) Fujitsu
11 7 (3.24%) F5
12 6 (2.78%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.31%) Splunk
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Server Choice
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Amazon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago