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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 33 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.26% 1.66% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.75% 7.50% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 68
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
489 440 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.69% 22.19% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 381 298 499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,150
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 21 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 21 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 +8 29 £44,250 +47.50% 4
Hemel Hempstead -9 12 £38,750 -28.24% 1
Hertford +1 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 21 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.

1 168 (88.89%) LAN
2 113 (59.79%) Cisco
3 98 (51.85%) Firewall
4 80 (42.33%) Microsoft
4 80 (42.33%) Windows
5 68 (35.98%) VMware
6 64 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (30.16%) VPN
8 55 (29.10%) HP
9 54 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (26.98%) Active Directory
11 46 (24.34%) ITIL
12 45 (23.81%) MPLS
13 43 (22.75%) VoIP
14 42 (22.22%) CheckPoint
15 41 (21.69%) Mentoring
16 38 (20.11%) Citrix
17 37 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (19.05%) TCP/IP
19 34 (17.99%) CCNP
20 33 (17.46%) Finance
21 32 (16.93%) DNS
22 31 (16.40%) CCNA
23 30 (15.87%) Linux
23 30 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
24 29 (15.34%) MS Excel
24 29 (15.34%) SAN
25 28 (14.81%) Hyper-V
26 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
26 27 (14.29%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 23 (12.17%) Lync
2 20 (10.58%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.70%) IIS
4 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.59%) Apache
7 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.52%) PaaS
2 12 (6.35%) IaaS
3 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.23%) Office 365
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (88.89%) LAN
2 98 (51.85%) Firewall
3 57 (30.16%) VPN
4 45 (23.81%) MPLS
5 43 (22.75%) VoIP
6 36 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 32 (16.93%) DNS
8 30 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (15.34%) SAN
10 27 (14.29%) DHCP
11 22 (11.64%) Network Security
12 21 (11.11%) VLAN
13 19 (10.05%) OSPF
14 18 (9.52%) Internet
14 18 (9.52%) BGP
15 17 (8.99%) IP Telephony
16 16 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (6.88%) IPsec
17 13 (6.88%) EIGRP
18 12 (6.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (17.46%) Finance
2 23 (12.17%) Retail
3 10 (5.29%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (24.87%) Network Engineer
2 36 (19.05%) Architect
2 36 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.05%) Operations Engineer
4 18 (9.52%) Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Technical Leader
5 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (6.35%) Analyst
6 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.35%) Technical Support
6 12 (6.35%) IT Architect
7 11 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.82%) Operations Support Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.23%) IT Support
10 8 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.17%) COM
2 3 (1.59%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.88%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.35%) Handset
5 6 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.65%) Statistics
7 3 (1.59%) Clustering
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.53%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.33%) Windows
2 37 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.87%) Linux
4 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.82%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.12%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.59%) HPUX
10 3 (1.59%) Solaris
10 3 (1.59%) UNIX
11 2 (1.06%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) NetWare
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) ITIL
2 41 (21.69%) Mentoring
3 24 (12.70%) Change Management
3 24 (12.70%) Network Design
4 22 (11.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.94%) Project Management
5 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.41%) Network Management
6 14 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 13 (6.88%) Information Security
7 13 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (6.88%) Coaching
7 13 (6.88%) Business Transformation
8 10 (5.29%) Migration
9 8 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.23%) Software Deployment
9 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.70%) Service Management
10 7 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.76%) SQL
2 8 (4.23%) C
3 3 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (17.99%) CCNP
3 31 (16.40%) CCNA
4 24 (12.70%) Degree
5 12 (6.35%) CCIE
6 11 (5.82%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.17%) MCITP
9 5 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.12%) RHCE
10 4 (2.12%) MCSE
11 3 (1.59%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.59%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.06%) CISSP
12 2 (1.06%) SSCP
12 2 (1.06%) MCP
12 2 (1.06%) MCSA
12 2 (1.06%) GCIA
12 2 (1.06%) GCIH
13 1 (0.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) SLA
2 5 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (26.98%) Active Directory
3 28 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.99%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.23%) vSphere
5 8 (4.23%) XenApp
6 7 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.59%) Samba
7 3 (1.59%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.59%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.06%) XenServer
8 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.06%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.65%) OpenView
5 4 (2.12%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.59%) SCCM
7 2 (1.06%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.06%) Nessus
8 1 (0.53%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 113 (59.79%) Cisco
2 80 (42.33%) Microsoft
3 68 (35.98%) VMware
4 55 (29.10%) HP
5 42 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 38 (20.11%) Citrix
7 19 (10.05%) Dell
7 19 (10.05%) ProCurve
8 18 (9.52%) Fortinet
9 17 (8.99%) SolarWinds
10 16 (8.47%) Meru Networks
10 16 (8.47%) Aruba
10 16 (8.47%) Mitel
11 15 (7.94%) Red Hat
12 13 (6.88%) F5
13 11 (5.82%) Juniper
14 10 (5.29%) IBM
15 8 (4.23%) Riverbed
15 8 (4.23%) NetApp
15 8 (4.23%) Novell
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