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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 154 81 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.12% 3.99% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.56% 16.46% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 129 69 65
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
521 492 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.09% 24.21% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 440 401 312
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead +5 49 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Watford +22 35 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Borehamwood +4 17 £31,000 +29.16% 4
Hoddesdon - 9 £23,000 - 1
St Albans +2 3 £50,000 +58.73%
Stevenage -4 3 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Welwyn Garden City +10 2 £28,500 -36.66%
Kings Langley - 2 £37,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £44,250 - 2
Hitchin - 1 £23,500 - 1
Ware - 1 £22,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (84.58%) LAN
2 167 (66.01%) Cisco
3 115 (45.45%) Windows
4 112 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (39.53%) Firewall
6 81 (32.02%) VPN
7 78 (30.83%) Active Directory
8 77 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 75 (29.64%) VMware
10 70 (27.67%) CCNP
11 65 (25.69%) Windows Server
12 62 (24.51%) TCP/IP
13 59 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (22.53%) DNS
14 57 (22.53%) ITIL
15 54 (21.34%) DHCP
16 44 (17.39%) SQL Server
17 43 (17.00%) HP
18 42 (16.60%) CCNA
19 39 (15.42%) Linux
20 38 (15.02%) MS Exchange
21 37 (14.62%) Data Centre
22 35 (13.83%) SAN
23 34 (13.44%) MS Excel
23 34 (13.44%) Dell
23 34 (13.44%) Network Design
24 30 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
24 30 (11.86%) Citrix
24 30 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
25 29 (11.46%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (15.02%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.37%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) Alfresco
Applications
1 34 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (9.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 214 (84.58%) LAN
2 100 (39.53%) Firewall
3 81 (32.02%) VPN
4 62 (24.51%) TCP/IP
5 57 (22.53%) DNS
6 54 (21.34%) DHCP
7 35 (13.83%) SAN
8 28 (11.07%) Wireless
9 27 (10.67%) Network Security
9 27 (10.67%) OSPF
10 25 (9.88%) MPLS
10 25 (9.88%) SSL
11 24 (9.49%) iSCSI
11 24 (9.49%) LDAP
11 24 (9.49%) NAS
12 22 (8.70%) BGP
13 18 (7.11%) VLAN
14 17 (6.72%) Broadband
14 17 (6.72%) ISDN
15 16 (6.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.58%) Big Data
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 19 (7.51%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.11%) Retail
3 11 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 49 (19.37%) Support Engineer
3 39 (15.42%) Architect
4 34 (13.44%) Network Architect
5 33 (13.04%) Analyst
5 33 (13.04%) Network Support
6 22 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 21 (8.30%) IT Engineer
7 21 (8.30%) Support Analyst
8 20 (7.91%) Project Manager
9 19 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (6.32%) IT Support
12 15 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.93%) Network Manager
13 14 (5.53%) Cisco Architect
13 14 (5.53%) Cisco Network Architect
13 14 (5.53%) Lead Architect
14 13 (5.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.58%) Middleware
2 2 (0.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.49%) Blackberry
3 22 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (8.70%) Replication
4 12 (4.74%) e-Health
4 12 (4.74%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.74%) Thin Client
5 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.95%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (3.56%) EqualLogic
8 7 (2.77%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.37%) Xbox
10 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.58%) IVR
11 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.79%) PKI
13 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (45.45%) Windows
2 65 (25.69%) Windows Server
3 39 (15.42%) Linux
4 30 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.11%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.56%) Unix
10 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.58%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.19%) SUSE
12 3 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.53%) ITIL
2 34 (13.44%) Network Design
3 30 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (8.70%) Project Management
5 18 (7.11%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (6.32%) Change Management
6 16 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.93%) Service Delivery
8 14 (5.53%) Document Management
8 14 (5.53%) Network Management
9 11 (4.35%) Network Architecture
10 10 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.95%) Service Management
11 9 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.16%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.77%) High Availability
14 6 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (2.37%) Coaching
14 6 (2.37%) Release Management
14 6 (2.37%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.46%) SQL
2 13 (5.14%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.95%) Bash Shell
3 10 (3.95%) VBA
4 3 (1.19%) VBScript
5 2 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (27.67%) CCNP
3 42 (16.60%) CCNA
4 19 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.32%) JNCIE
6 16 (6.32%) JNCIP
7 15 (5.93%) JNCIA
7 15 (5.93%) MCSE
8 14 (5.53%) JNCIS
8 14 (5.53%) MCSA
9 13 (5.14%) DV Cleared
9 13 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.95%) CCIE
11 6 (2.37%) Degree
12 5 (1.98%) GCIA
12 5 (1.98%) GCIH
12 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.88%) SLA
2 12 (4.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (30.83%) Active Directory
2 59 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.46%) Hyper-V
3 29 (11.46%) vSphere
4 24 (9.49%) NFS
5 23 (9.09%) XenApp
6 19 (7.51%) Terminal Services
7 17 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.95%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.37%) Xen
10 4 (1.58%) XenServer
11 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.16%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.37%) WSUS
3 5 (1.98%) Nessus
4 4 (1.58%) SCCM
5 3 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.79%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.40%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (66.01%) Cisco
2 77 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 75 (29.64%) VMware
4 43 (17.00%) HP
5 34 (13.44%) Dell
6 30 (11.86%) Citrix
7 27 (10.67%) Apple
8 25 (9.88%) Avaya
9 22 (8.70%) Fujitsu
9 22 (8.70%) SonicWALL
10 20 (7.91%) Juniper
11 13 (5.14%) CheckPoint
11 13 (5.14%) Nortel
12 12 (4.74%) F5
13 10 (3.95%) EMC
13 10 (3.95%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.56%) 3PAR
14 9 (3.56%) Symantec
15 5 (1.98%) Aruba
15 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + O/T + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 26 days ago