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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 105 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.22% 3.30% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.56% 20.00% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 91 69 68
Median salary £45,000 £35,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
381 395 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.94% 16.51% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 308 313 385
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +17 42 £45,000 +10.42% 4
Watford +3 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Welwyn Garden City +11 17 £47,500 +46.15%
Rickmansworth - 3 £60,000 -
St Albans +13 2 £27,500 +7.84%
Stevenage +2 1 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 201 (88.94%) LAN
2 161 (71.24%) Cisco
3 132 (58.41%) Firewall
4 124 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (39.38%) VPN
6 86 (38.05%) CCNP
7 84 (37.17%) Windows
8 77 (34.07%) ITIL
9 69 (30.53%) CCNA
10 56 (24.78%) Telecoms
11 54 (23.89%) VMware
12 52 (23.01%) Active Directory
12 52 (23.01%) Security Cleared
13 51 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 49 (21.68%) TCP/IP
15 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
16 45 (19.91%) Citrix
16 45 (19.91%) Change Management
16 45 (19.91%) Network Security
16 45 (19.91%) Windows Server
17 42 (18.58%) CheckPoint
17 42 (18.58%) BGP
18 40 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
19 39 (17.26%) ISDN
20 38 (16.81%) OSPF
20 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
20 38 (16.81%) Wireless
21 37 (16.37%) Avaya
21 37 (16.37%) Juniper
21 37 (16.37%) MS Exchange

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 37 (16.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.52%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.77%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (11.95%) MS Office
2 15 (6.64%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.29%) Office 365
2 14 (6.19%) PaaS
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 201 (88.94%) LAN
2 132 (58.41%) Firewall
3 89 (39.38%) VPN
4 49 (21.68%) TCP/IP
5 45 (19.91%) Network Security
6 42 (18.58%) BGP
7 40 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (17.26%) ISDN
9 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
9 38 (16.81%) OSPF
9 38 (16.81%) Wireless
10 33 (14.60%) MPLS
11 32 (14.16%) DHCP
11 32 (14.16%) DNS
12 31 (13.72%) Converged Networks
12 31 (13.72%) RIP
13 30 (13.27%) Broadband
13 30 (13.27%) VLAN
14 27 (11.95%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (9.73%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (24.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.52%) Retail
3 4 (1.77%) Finance
4 2 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (55.31%) Network Engineer
2 50 (22.12%) Support Engineer
3 41 (18.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 36 (15.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (10.62%) Network Support
5 24 (10.62%) Network Support Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) Network Specialist
7 19 (8.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 19 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (7.96%) Cisco Support
9 17 (7.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (7.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (6.64%) LAN Engineer
11 14 (6.19%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.19%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 14 (6.19%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.77%) .NET
1 4 (1.77%) Web Services
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
3 2 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.41%) e-Health
3 15 (6.64%) Virtual Team
4 14 (6.19%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.65%) Statistics
7 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.77%) Clustering
7 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) EPoS
9 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 84 (37.17%) Windows
2 45 (19.91%) Windows Server
3 34 (15.04%) Linux
4 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.42%) Unix
9 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.07%) ITIL
2 45 (19.91%) Change Management
3 36 (15.93%) Incident Management
4 31 (13.72%) Service Delivery
5 30 (13.27%) Network Design
6 28 (12.39%) Problem Management
7 27 (11.95%) E-Commerce
8 26 (11.50%) Asset Management
8 26 (11.50%) Network Management
9 25 (11.06%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (10.18%) Change Control
11 21 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.85%) Coaching
13 18 (7.96%) Load Balancing
14 15 (6.64%) Virtual Team Management
15 13 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (5.31%) Validation
17 10 (4.42%) Risk Assessment
18 6 (2.65%) Document Management
18 6 (2.65%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.64%) C
2 6 (2.65%) SQL
3 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.33%) Java
4 2 (0.88%) Perl
4 2 (0.88%) Python
4 2 (0.88%) Tcl
5 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (38.05%) CCNP
3 69 (30.53%) CCNA
4 52 (23.01%) Security Cleared
5 25 (11.06%) SC Cleared
6 24 (10.62%) DV Cleared
7 22 (9.73%) JNCIA
8 21 (9.29%) JNCIS
9 19 (8.41%) JNCIE
9 19 (8.41%) JNCIP
10 18 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (7.52%) Degree
12 16 (7.08%) CCSA
13 13 (5.75%) CCIE
14 8 (3.54%) BC Cleared
14 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (2.65%) CCDP
16 5 (2.21%) MCSE
17 4 (1.77%) CISSP
18 3 (1.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (15.04%) SLA
3 14 (6.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 52 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.04%) VMware ESX
4 22 (9.73%) vSphere
5 21 (9.29%) XenApp
6 16 (7.08%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.10%) KVM
8 6 (2.65%) iptables
9 4 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.88%) Firmware
11 2 (0.88%) XenServer
12 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 7 (3.10%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) Nagios
3 2 (0.88%) OPNET
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 161 (71.24%) Cisco
2 54 (23.89%) VMware
3 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.91%) Citrix
5 42 (18.58%) CheckPoint
6 37 (16.37%) Avaya
6 37 (16.37%) Juniper
7 23 (10.18%) F5
8 9 (3.98%) HP
9 8 (3.54%) Brocade
10 7 (3.10%) NetApp
11 5 (2.21%) Aruba
12 4 (1.77%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.77%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.33%) BT
13 3 (1.33%) Oracle
13 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.33%) Splunk
14 2 (0.88%) Apple
14 2 (0.88%) Dell
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