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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 34 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.28% 1.72% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.75% 7.78% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
489 437 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.81% 22.10% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 383 291 489
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +14 31 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead -7 10 £38,750 -28.24% 1
Hertford 0 5 £29,000 -3.33%
Hitchin - 3 £70,000 -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 165 (87.77%) LAN
2 111 (59.04%) Cisco
3 96 (51.06%) Firewall
4 82 (43.62%) Windows
5 81 (43.09%) Microsoft
6 67 (35.64%) VMware
7 61 (32.45%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (30.32%) VPN
9 54 (28.72%) HP
10 53 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (27.66%) Active Directory
12 47 (25.00%) ITIL
13 44 (23.40%) MPLS
14 43 (22.87%) VoIP
15 42 (22.34%) CheckPoint
16 40 (21.28%) Mentoring
17 38 (20.21%) Citrix
18 37 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (19.15%) TCP/IP
20 32 (17.02%) DNS
20 32 (17.02%) CCNP
21 31 (16.49%) Finance
22 30 (15.96%) Wi-Fi
22 30 (15.96%) CCNA
22 30 (15.96%) MS Excel
23 28 (14.89%) Linux
23 28 (14.89%) SAN
24 27 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
24 27 (14.36%) DHCP
24 27 (14.36%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (11.70%) Lync
2 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.72%) IIS
5 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.13%) Apache
6 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 30 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.04%) PaaS
2 11 (5.85%) IaaS
3 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.26%) Office 365
5 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 165 (87.77%) LAN
2 96 (51.06%) Firewall
3 57 (30.32%) VPN
4 44 (23.40%) MPLS
5 43 (22.87%) VoIP
6 36 (19.15%) TCP/IP
7 32 (17.02%) DNS
8 30 (15.96%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (14.89%) SAN
10 27 (14.36%) DHCP
11 22 (11.70%) Network Security
12 21 (11.17%) VLAN
13 18 (9.57%) Internet
13 18 (9.57%) OSPF
14 17 (9.04%) BGP
14 17 (9.04%) IP Telephony
15 16 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (6.38%) IPsec
16 12 (6.38%) Multicast
16 12 (6.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (16.49%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Retail
3 10 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (23.94%) Network Engineer
2 35 (18.62%) Support Engineer
3 33 (17.55%) Architect
4 19 (10.11%) Operations Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) Consultant
6 13 (6.91%) Analyst
6 13 (6.91%) Technical Support
7 12 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Technical Leader
8 11 (5.85%) Operations Support Engineer
8 11 (5.85%) IT Architect
8 11 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) COM
2 3 (1.60%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.91%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.38%) Handset
5 6 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.66%) Statistics
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (43.62%) Windows
2 37 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (14.89%) Linux
4 27 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.13%) UNIX
10 3 (1.60%) HPUX
10 3 (1.60%) Solaris
11 2 (1.06%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) NetWare
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.00%) ITIL
2 40 (21.28%) Mentoring
3 24 (12.77%) Network Design
4 23 (12.23%) Change Management
5 20 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.98%) Project Management
7 14 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.91%) Project Planning
8 13 (6.91%) Network Management
8 13 (6.91%) Coaching
8 13 (6.91%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (6.38%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.38%) Information Security
10 10 (5.32%) Migration
10 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.72%) Software Deployment
12 7 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.72%) Service Management
13 5 (2.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.32%) SQL
2 8 (4.26%) C
3 4 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (32.45%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (17.02%) CCNP
3 30 (15.96%) CCNA
4 24 (12.77%) Degree
5 13 (6.91%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (6.38%) CCIE
7 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.19%) MCITP
9 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.13%) MCSE
11 3 (1.60%) RHCE
11 3 (1.60%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.60%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.06%) GCIA
12 2 (1.06%) GCIH
12 2 (1.06%) SSCP
12 2 (1.06%) MCSA
12 2 (1.06%) MCP
12 2 (1.06%) CISSP
13 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (27.66%) Active Directory
3 27 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.04%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.26%) vSphere
5 8 (4.26%) XenApp
6 7 (3.72%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.13%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.13%) Samba
8 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.06%) XenServer
9 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.06%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.19%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.66%) OpenView
5 3 (1.60%) SCCM
5 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.06%) PureDisk
6 2 (1.06%) Nessus
6 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 111 (59.04%) Cisco
2 81 (43.09%) Microsoft
3 67 (35.64%) VMware
4 54 (28.72%) HP
5 42 (22.34%) CheckPoint
6 38 (20.21%) Citrix
7 19 (10.11%) Dell
8 18 (9.57%) Fortinet
8 18 (9.57%) ProCurve
9 16 (8.51%) Mitel
9 16 (8.51%) SolarWinds
9 16 (8.51%) Aruba
9 16 (8.51%) Meru Networks
10 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
11 13 (6.91%) F5
12 10 (5.32%) Juniper
12 10 (5.32%) IBM
13 8 (4.26%) NetApp
13 8 (4.26%) Novell
13 8 (4.26%) Blue Coat
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, South East, United Kingdom
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Same Again OTE + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Letchworth, Hertfordshire
InfoLogic IT Services
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago