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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 52 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 96 111 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.97% 4.48% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.71% 19.30% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77 83 50
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,500 £15,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £64,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
513 575 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.20% 23.19% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 353 457 345
Average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,450 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 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 30 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
Hemel Hempstead 0 21 £45,000 -
Watford -27 17 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Rickmansworth - 8 £33,500 -
Borehamwood - 7 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 3 £22,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £40,000 -
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 -
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £38,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 205 (90.71%) LAN
2 142 (62.83%) Cisco
3 111 (49.12%) Microsoft
4 108 (47.79%) Windows
5 106 (46.90%) Firewall
6 103 (45.58%) Active Directory
7 82 (36.28%) VMware
8 69 (30.53%) TCP/IP
9 68 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (30.09%) MS Exchange
10 61 (26.99%) MS Excel
11 60 (26.55%) DNS
12 59 (26.11%) Citrix
12 59 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (23.89%) Data Centre
13 54 (23.89%) ITIL
14 47 (20.80%) MS Office
15 44 (19.47%) VPN
15 44 (19.47%) CCNA
15 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (17.26%) CCNP
16 39 (17.26%) DHCP
17 38 (16.81%) VLAN
18 37 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (14.60%) Linux
20 33 (14.60%) HP
21 31 (13.72%) SAN
21 31 (13.72%) MPLS
21 31 (13.72%) Office 365

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (30.09%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (9.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.42%) Lync
7 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (26.99%) MS Excel
2 47 (20.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.72%) Office 365
2 28 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.08%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.75%) PaaS
6 5 (2.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 205 (90.71%) LAN
2 106 (46.90%) Firewall
3 69 (30.53%) TCP/IP
4 60 (26.55%) DNS
5 44 (19.47%) VPN
6 39 (17.26%) DHCP
7 38 (16.81%) VLAN
8 31 (13.72%) SAN
8 31 (13.72%) MPLS
9 27 (11.95%) IP Telephony
10 23 (10.18%) Network Security
11 22 (9.73%) Wireless
12 21 (9.29%) NAS
12 21 (9.29%) SSL
13 19 (8.41%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (7.52%) DWDM
14 17 (7.52%) OSPF
15 15 (6.64%) VoIP
16 13 (5.75%) BGP
16 13 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (10.18%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.52%) Finance
3 16 (7.08%) Advertising
4 10 (4.42%) Retail
4 10 (4.42%) Legal
5 9 (3.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (15.04%) Analyst
2 31 (13.72%) Network Engineer
3 28 (12.39%) Architect
4 25 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 24 (10.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 19 (8.41%) Technical Architect
7 17 (7.52%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (7.52%) Network Architect
8 15 (6.64%) Technical Support
8 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Senior Architect
9 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 13 (5.75%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (5.31%) Consultant
12 10 (4.42%) Senior Technical Architect
12 10 (4.42%) NOC Engineer
12 10 (4.42%) Network Technical Architect
13 9 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.98%) IT Support
13 9 (3.98%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.89%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (12.39%) Fat Client
3 28 (12.39%) Thin Client
4 24 (10.62%) Blackberry
5 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
6 16 (7.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (5.31%) Replication
8 6 (2.65%) Clustering
8 6 (2.65%) Statistics
8 6 (2.65%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (2.21%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.77%) EFT
11 2 (0.88%) CMDB
11 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.88%) FMCG
11 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.44%) BYOD
12 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 108 (47.79%) Windows
2 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (14.60%) Linux
6 26 (11.50%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.42%) UNIX
7 10 (4.42%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.54%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.89%) ITIL
2 28 (12.39%) Change Management
3 21 (9.29%) Project Management
4 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
5 18 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (7.52%) Network Design
7 14 (6.19%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.75%) Coaching
9 12 (5.31%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.87%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (4.42%) Migration
11 10 (4.42%) SIEM
12 9 (3.98%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.54%) Service Management
13 8 (3.54%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.54%) Information Security
14 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.10%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.41%) SQL
2 6 (2.65%) VBA
2 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (19.47%) CCNA
3 39 (17.26%) CCNP
4 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.52%) MCSE
6 16 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.42%) CCIE
9 8 (3.54%) MCSA
9 8 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.10%) Degree
11 4 (1.77%) CISSP
12 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.44%) CCDP
13 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 103 (45.58%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.18%) Hyper-V
3 23 (10.18%) Terminal Services
4 17 (7.52%) VMware ESX
5 13 (5.75%) XenApp
6 10 (4.42%) vSphere
7 8 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.10%) Xen
9 4 (1.77%) NFS
10 3 (1.33%) NLBS
10 3 (1.33%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.44%) iptables
11 1 (0.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) WSUS
2 4 (1.77%) SCCM
2 4 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 142 (62.83%) Cisco
2 111 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 82 (36.28%) VMware
4 59 (26.11%) Citrix
5 33 (14.60%) HP
6 26 (11.50%) Juniper
7 23 (10.18%) Apple
8 19 (8.41%) CheckPoint
9 17 (7.52%) SonicWALL
10 14 (6.19%) Fujitsu
11 12 (5.31%) Fortinet
11 12 (5.31%) Ciena
12 11 (4.87%) Remedy
13 10 (4.42%) F5
14 9 (3.98%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.98%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.98%) Dell
15 8 (3.54%) ProCurve
16 7 (3.10%) Brocade
17 6 (2.65%) NetApp
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: plus car
Posted: 13 days ago
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TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago