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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 85 135 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.21% 6.52% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.42% 29.22% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 116 71
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
310 462 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.35% 22.31% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 233 382 380
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Watford -11 26 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 20 £27,000 -48.57%
Hitchin - 7 £28,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Stevenage -9 4 £21,000 -22.22%
St Albans -4 2 £27,750 -14.61%
Potters Bar - 1 £18,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 157 (84.41%) LAN
2 106 (56.99%) Cisco
3 97 (52.15%) Firewall
4 91 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (40.86%) Windows
6 66 (35.48%) CCNP
7 60 (32.26%) CCNA
8 57 (30.65%) VPN
9 55 (29.57%) Active Directory
10 54 (29.03%) Telecoms
11 53 (28.49%) Microsoft
11 53 (28.49%) ITIL
12 48 (25.81%) VMware
13 43 (23.12%) Data Centre
14 38 (20.43%) CheckPoint
15 36 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (18.82%) SLA
17 34 (18.28%) Linux
17 34 (18.28%) Incident Management
18 33 (17.74%) TCP/IP
19 32 (17.20%) DNS
19 32 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (16.67%) VLAN
20 31 (16.67%) MPLS
21 30 (16.13%) MS Office
22 29 (15.59%) DHCP
22 29 (15.59%) BGP
22 29 (15.59%) Wi-Fi
22 29 (15.59%) Problem Management
23 28 (15.05%) Security Cleared

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 19 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (16.13%) MS Office
2 20 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.52%) Office 365
2 19 (10.22%) PaaS
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (84.41%) LAN
2 97 (52.15%) Firewall
3 57 (30.65%) VPN
4 33 (17.74%) TCP/IP
5 32 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (17.20%) DNS
6 31 (16.67%) MPLS
6 31 (16.67%) VLAN
7 29 (15.59%) BGP
7 29 (15.59%) DHCP
7 29 (15.59%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (13.44%) ISDN
8 25 (13.44%) OSPF
9 24 (12.90%) Wireless
10 23 (12.37%) PBX
11 21 (11.29%) EIGRP
12 20 (10.75%) Cisco IPT
12 20 (10.75%) VoIP
13 18 (9.68%) Network Security
14 16 (8.60%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.14%) Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Automotive
3 1 (0.54%) Back Office
3 1 (0.54%) Marketing
3 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (47.85%) Network Engineer
2 36 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (10.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (8.60%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (8.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (8.60%) Help Desk Support
7 15 (8.06%) Office 365 Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Lead Network Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Network Specialist
9 13 (6.99%) Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Linux Support
10 10 (5.38%) Linux Support Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Network Operations Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.12%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.30%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.69%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.69%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (1.08%) e-Health
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) Blog
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Handset
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.86%) Windows
2 34 (18.28%) Linux
3 27 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.06%) Unix
5 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.91%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.76%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.49%) ITIL
2 34 (18.28%) Incident Management
3 29 (15.59%) Problem Management
4 25 (13.44%) Asset Management
4 25 (13.44%) Change Control
4 25 (13.44%) Change Management
5 23 (12.37%) Mentoring
6 21 (11.29%) Network Management
7 16 (8.60%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.06%) Coaching
8 15 (8.06%) Network Design
9 13 (6.99%) Load Balancing
10 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.84%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.84%) Migration
11 9 (4.84%) Test Management
12 8 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.30%) Virtual Team Management
13 7 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.06%) C
2 9 (4.84%) SQL
3 3 (1.61%) Java
3 3 (1.61%) PHP
4 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (35.48%) CCNP
3 60 (32.26%) CCNA
4 28 (15.05%) Security Cleared
5 21 (11.29%) Degree
6 13 (6.99%) BC Cleared
6 13 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.45%) CCIE
7 12 (6.45%) CCSA
8 5 (2.69%) CCDP
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.82%) SLA
2 16 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (29.57%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.75%) VMware ESX
4 17 (9.14%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.69%) KVM
7 4 (2.15%) iptables
7 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (5.38%) SCCM
3 4 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (2.15%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.08%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 106 (56.99%) Cisco
2 53 (28.49%) Microsoft
3 48 (25.81%) VMware
4 38 (20.43%) CheckPoint
5 26 (13.98%) Citrix
6 20 (10.75%) F5
7 19 (10.22%) Avaya
8 12 (6.45%) Juniper
9 9 (4.84%) Computacenter
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle
11 6 (3.23%) HP
12 5 (2.69%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.69%) Veeam
13 4 (2.15%) CommVault
13 4 (2.15%) Draytek
13 4 (2.15%) NetApp
13 4 (2.15%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (2.15%) Novell
13 4 (2.15%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.61%) Symantec
Royston, Hertfordshire
Hotel Chocolat
Salary: £competitive + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Vehicle, Tools, Phone, Laptop, O/T
Posted: 14 days ago