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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 114 96 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.73% 3.96% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.60% 18.71% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 94 77 83
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
413 513 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.77% 21.17% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 332 353 457
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +23 32 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +21 23 £55,000 +37.50%
Watford +23 17 £40,000 -25.58% 2
Hoddesdon +5 4 £21,500 -43.42%
Stevenage - 4 £17,500 - 1
St Albans - 3 £27,500 -
Borehamwood +6 1 - - 2
Hitchin +1 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 236 (86.45%) LAN
2 181 (66.30%) Cisco
3 147 (53.85%) Firewall
4 131 (47.99%) Windows
5 120 (43.96%) VPN
6 116 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (32.60%) TCP/IP
8 86 (31.50%) VMware
9 80 (29.30%) ITIL
10 76 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (27.47%) Active Directory
12 73 (26.74%) Windows Server
13 71 (26.01%) CCNP
13 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
14 67 (24.54%) CCNA
15 63 (23.08%) Juniper
16 62 (22.71%) MS Exchange
16 62 (22.71%) Network Security
17 58 (21.25%) Citrix
18 53 (19.41%) DNS
19 52 (19.05%) Security Cleared
20 49 (17.95%) Wireless
21 48 (17.58%) ISDN
21 48 (17.58%) DHCP
21 48 (17.58%) OSPF
22 47 (17.22%) Network Design
23 45 (16.48%) vSphere
24 42 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
24 42 (15.38%) Change Management
25 41 (15.02%) SC 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 62 (22.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
Applications
1 33 (12.09%) MS Office
2 31 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.82%) Office 365
2 20 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.93%) PaaS
4 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 236 (86.45%) LAN
2 147 (53.85%) Firewall
3 120 (43.96%) VPN
4 89 (32.60%) TCP/IP
5 62 (22.71%) Network Security
6 53 (19.41%) DNS
7 49 (17.95%) Wireless
8 48 (17.58%) DHCP
8 48 (17.58%) ISDN
8 48 (17.58%) OSPF
9 39 (14.29%) Broadband
9 39 (14.29%) SAN
10 38 (13.92%) BGP
10 38 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (12.09%) EIGRP
12 31 (11.36%) MPLS
13 30 (10.99%) VLAN
14 26 (9.52%) RIP
14 26 (9.52%) SSL
15 25 (9.16%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 33 (12.09%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.76%) Retail
3 10 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.73%) Military
5 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (39.93%) Network Engineer
2 73 (26.74%) Support Engineer
3 42 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 36 (13.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 32 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 32 (11.72%) Network Support
6 30 (10.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (10.62%) Network Support Engineer
8 26 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
9 23 (8.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 22 (8.06%) Cisco Support
10 22 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 19 (6.96%) Network Specialist
13 18 (6.59%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 18 (6.59%) Juniper Support
14 15 (5.49%) Architect
14 15 (5.49%) LAN Engineer
15 14 (5.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) .NET
1 4 (1.47%) Web Services
2 3 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.73%) COM
4 1 (0.37%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.52%) e-Health
3 17 (6.23%) Blackberry
4 16 (5.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.86%) Replication
5 12 (4.40%) Fat Client
5 12 (4.40%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.66%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.30%) EqualLogic
7 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.30%) Statistics
8 8 (2.93%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.83%) HP StoreVirtual
11 4 (1.47%) Clustering
11 4 (1.47%) EPoS
11 4 (1.47%) Spread Betting
11 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 131 (47.99%) Windows
2 73 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (12.09%) Linux
5 28 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.93%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.93%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.10%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.30%) ITIL
2 47 (17.22%) Network Design
3 42 (15.38%) Change Management
4 39 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 28 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 23 (8.42%) E-Commerce
7 22 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (8.06%) Incident Management
7 22 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.96%) Coaching
9 14 (5.13%) Document Management
10 13 (4.76%) Network Management
11 12 (4.40%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.03%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.66%) Validation
13 10 (3.66%) Virtual Team Management
14 9 (3.30%) Problem Management
15 8 (2.93%) Risk Assessment
16 7 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.23%) SQL
2 9 (3.30%) C
3 7 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.83%) VBA
6 3 (1.10%) VB
7 2 (0.73%) C++
7 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 2 (0.73%) Python
7 2 (0.73%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 116 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (26.01%) CCNP
3 67 (24.54%) CCNA
4 52 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 41 (15.02%) SC Cleared
6 35 (12.82%) DV Cleared
7 33 (12.09%) JNCIA
8 31 (11.36%) JNCIE
8 31 (11.36%) JNCIP
9 30 (10.99%) JNCIS
10 25 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (5.86%) CCIE
11 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (4.40%) Degree
12 12 (4.40%) MCSE
13 11 (4.03%) CCSA
14 7 (2.56%) MCSA
15 6 (2.20%) CCSP
16 5 (1.83%) CCDA
16 5 (1.83%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (9.52%) SLA
3 13 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.10%) RMADS
5 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (27.47%) Active Directory
3 45 (16.48%) vSphere
4 31 (11.36%) VMware ESX
5 27 (9.89%) XenApp
6 18 (6.59%) Terminal Services
7 17 (6.23%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.83%) Xen
10 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.10%) KVM
12 2 (0.73%) Firmware
12 2 (0.73%) iptables
12 2 (0.73%) NFS
12 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (2.56%) WSUS
3 5 (1.83%) SCCM
4 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.10%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) OPNET
6 1 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 181 (66.30%) Cisco
2 86 (31.50%) VMware
3 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 63 (23.08%) Juniper
5 58 (21.25%) Citrix
6 40 (14.65%) Avaya
7 33 (12.09%) CheckPoint
8 31 (11.36%) HP
9 22 (8.06%) Dell
9 22 (8.06%) F5
10 17 (6.23%) Apple
11 16 (5.86%) Fujitsu
11 16 (5.86%) SonicWALL
12 12 (4.40%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.30%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.30%) Brocade
14 8 (2.93%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.56%) Aruba
15 7 (2.56%) NetApp
16 5 (1.83%) BT
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago