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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 53 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +42
Permanent jobs citing WAN 112 113 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.70% 4.43% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.28% 18.49% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 42
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,500 £15,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,700 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
581 611 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.40% 23.97% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 388 457 378
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,900 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Watford -16 22 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 19 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Borehamwood - 9 £32,500 - 1
Rickmansworth -5 8 £33,500 -52.14%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £41,250 - 1
Stevenage +10 2 £25,000 -39.02%
Broxbourne - 1 £25,000 -
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £38,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 208 (90.43%) LAN
2 147 (63.91%) Cisco
3 117 (50.87%) Microsoft
4 113 (49.13%) Windows
5 108 (46.96%) Active Directory
6 107 (46.52%) Firewall
7 85 (36.96%) VMware
8 74 (32.17%) MS Exchange
9 67 (29.13%) MS Excel
9 67 (29.13%) Citrix
9 67 (29.13%) TCP/IP
10 66 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
11 65 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (24.78%) ITIL
13 56 (24.35%) DNS
14 55 (23.91%) Data Centre
15 54 (23.48%) MS Office
16 49 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 43 (18.70%) CCNA
18 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
19 41 (17.83%) VPN
20 37 (16.09%) CCNP
20 37 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (15.22%) SAN
21 35 (15.22%) VLAN
22 34 (14.78%) DHCP
23 33 (14.35%) Linux
24 32 (13.91%) Windows 7
25 31 (13.48%) HP
26 30 (13.04%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 74 (32.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (9.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.78%) Lync
6 9 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 67 (29.13%) MS Excel
2 54 (23.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.04%) Office 365
2 25 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.65%) PaaS
6 5 (2.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 208 (90.43%) LAN
2 107 (46.52%) Firewall
3 67 (29.13%) TCP/IP
4 56 (24.35%) DNS
5 41 (17.83%) VPN
6 35 (15.22%) SAN
6 35 (15.22%) VLAN
7 34 (14.78%) DHCP
8 30 (13.04%) MPLS
9 26 (11.30%) IP Telephony
10 21 (9.13%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (9.13%) Network Security
11 20 (8.70%) NAS
12 18 (7.83%) SSL
13 17 (7.39%) DWDM
13 17 (7.39%) Wireless
14 14 (6.09%) OSPF
14 14 (6.09%) VoIP
15 12 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (4.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) MySQL
General
1 26 (11.30%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.96%) Advertising
3 13 (5.65%) Finance
4 10 (4.35%) Retail
5 9 (3.91%) Publishing
6 8 (3.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.09%) Analyst
2 30 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 28 (12.17%) Support Engineer
4 27 (11.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 27 (11.74%) Architect
5 20 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 16 (6.96%) Technical Support
6 16 (6.96%) Technical Engineer
7 15 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 15 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 14 (6.09%) Senior Architect
9 12 (5.22%) Senior Network Architect
10 11 (4.78%) Consultant
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Network Technical Architect
12 9 (3.91%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.91%) Network Support
12 9 (3.91%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.87%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 28 (12.17%) Thin Client
2 28 (12.17%) Fat Client
2 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 19 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (4.35%) Replication
7 6 (2.61%) Clustering
8 5 (2.17%) Statistics
8 5 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (1.74%) EFT
10 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.87%) FMCG
10 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Xbox
11 1 (0.43%) PMI
11 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 113 (49.13%) Windows
2 49 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (14.35%) Linux
6 32 (13.91%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.96%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.91%) UNIX
9 8 (3.48%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.78%) ITIL
2 27 (11.74%) Change Management
3 22 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (9.13%) Project Management
5 19 (8.26%) Mentoring
6 17 (7.39%) Network Design
7 13 (5.65%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.65%) Coaching
7 13 (5.65%) Network Architecture
8 12 (5.22%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.22%) Migration
9 10 (4.35%) Service Management
9 10 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (4.35%) SIEM
10 8 (3.48%) Server Building
10 8 (3.48%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.48%) Information Security
10 8 (3.48%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.48%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.13%) SQL
2 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.17%) VBA
4 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (18.70%) CCNA
3 37 (16.09%) CCNP
4 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (6.96%) MCSE
6 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.22%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.78%) CCIE
9 8 (3.48%) MCSA
9 8 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.61%) Degree
11 4 (1.74%) CISSP
12 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.87%) CCSA
13 1 (0.43%) CCIA
13 1 (0.43%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.43%) MCITP
13 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) BS7799
2 1 (0.43%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (46.96%) Active Directory
2 65 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.43%) Terminal Services
4 23 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 17 (7.39%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.22%) XenApp
7 9 (3.91%) vSphere
8 8 (3.48%) Xen
9 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.74%) NLBS
11 3 (1.30%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.30%) NFS
11 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.43%) iptables
12 1 (0.43%) XenServer
12 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (7.39%) WSUS
2 8 (3.48%) SCCM
3 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.87%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 147 (63.91%) Cisco
2 117 (50.87%) Microsoft
3 85 (36.96%) VMware
4 67 (29.13%) Citrix
5 31 (13.48%) HP
6 25 (10.87%) Juniper
7 22 (9.57%) Apple
7 22 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 16 (6.96%) SonicWALL
9 12 (5.22%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.22%) Fujitsu
9 12 (5.22%) Ciena
10 11 (4.78%) Remedy
11 9 (3.91%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.48%) NetApp
12 8 (3.48%) Dell
12 8 (3.48%) ProCurve
12 8 (3.48%) F5
13 7 (3.04%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.61%) 3PAR
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme plus car
Posted: 24 days ago