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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 85 43 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.71% 2.14% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 9.45% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 64
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,400 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
484 455 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 22.64% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 485
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +20 30 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 14 £40,000 -25.92% 2
Hertford 0 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Stevenage -1 4 £38,500 -28.70%
St Albans -16 4 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 3 £70,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £26,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 180 (90.45%) LAN
2 113 (56.78%) Cisco
3 102 (51.26%) Firewall
4 85 (42.71%) Microsoft
5 74 (37.19%) Windows
6 68 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (32.66%) VMware
8 54 (27.14%) ITIL
8 54 (27.14%) HP
9 53 (26.63%) VPN
9 53 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (23.62%) Active Directory
11 43 (21.61%) MPLS
11 43 (21.61%) Mentoring
12 42 (21.11%) CheckPoint
13 41 (20.60%) VoIP
14 38 (19.10%) Finance
15 36 (18.09%) Linux
16 35 (17.59%) CCNA
17 34 (17.09%) CCNP
17 34 (17.09%) Citrix
18 33 (16.58%) MS Excel
18 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 31 (15.58%) TCP/IP
20 30 (15.08%) DNS
20 30 (15.08%) SAN
20 30 (15.08%) Hyper-V
21 28 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
21 28 (14.07%) Retail
22 27 (13.57%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.56%) Lync
2 19 (9.55%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.52%) IIS
5 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) PaaS
2 12 (6.03%) IaaS
3 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.02%) Office 365
5 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 180 (90.45%) LAN
2 102 (51.26%) Firewall
3 53 (26.63%) VPN
4 43 (21.61%) MPLS
5 41 (20.60%) VoIP
6 31 (15.58%) TCP/IP
7 30 (15.08%) DNS
7 30 (15.08%) SAN
8 28 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
9 27 (13.57%) DHCP
10 22 (11.06%) Network Security
11 21 (10.55%) VLAN
12 20 (10.05%) OSPF
13 19 (9.55%) BGP
14 17 (8.54%) Internet
15 15 (7.54%) IP Telephony
16 14 (7.04%) Wireless
16 14 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (7.04%) IPsec
16 14 (7.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (19.10%) Finance
2 28 (14.07%) Retail
3 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.01%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (26.63%) Network Engineer
2 42 (21.11%) Architect
3 36 (18.09%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.06%) Consultant
5 21 (10.55%) Operations Engineer
6 17 (8.54%) Technical Consultant
7 16 (8.04%) IT Architect
7 16 (8.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 16 (8.04%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 16 (8.04%) Technical Leader
8 13 (6.53%) Operations Support Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.03%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Lead Technical Architect
10 11 (5.53%) Lead Architect
11 10 (5.03%) Desktop Support
11 10 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Analyst
12 9 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.02%) COM
2 2 (1.01%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.56%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.04%) Visualisation
4 11 (5.53%) Handset
5 6 (3.02%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.51%) Statistics
7 3 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.51%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.19%) Windows
2 36 (18.09%) Linux
3 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.03%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.51%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.51%) HPUX
10 3 (1.51%) Solaris
11 2 (1.01%) AIX
11 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.50%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.50%) UNIX
12 1 (0.50%) CentOS
12 1 (0.50%) NetWare
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.14%) ITIL
2 43 (21.61%) Mentoring
3 26 (13.07%) Change Management
3 26 (13.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (10.05%) Network Design
5 18 (9.05%) Project Management
6 17 (8.54%) Information Security
6 17 (8.54%) Project Planning
6 17 (8.54%) Coaching
7 16 (8.04%) Business Transformation
7 16 (8.04%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.54%) Network Management
9 12 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (6.03%) Migration
10 10 (5.03%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.52%) Software Deployment
12 8 (4.02%) Service Management
12 8 (4.02%) ITSM
12 8 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.02%) C
2 6 (3.02%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) VB
3 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (17.59%) CCNA
3 34 (17.09%) CCNP
4 27 (13.57%) Degree
5 16 (8.04%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.53%) CCIE
7 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.02%) MCITP
9 5 (2.51%) RHCE
9 5 (2.51%) MCSE
10 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.51%) MCP
11 3 (1.51%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.51%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.01%) MCSA
12 2 (1.01%) CCDE
12 2 (1.01%) CCSA
13 1 (0.50%) CCSE
13 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.52%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (23.62%) Active Directory
3 30 (15.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.02%) XenApp
6 7 (3.52%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.02%) vSphere
8 3 (1.51%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.01%) XenServer
9 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.01%) pfSense
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.02%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.51%) OpenView
3 5 (2.51%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) PureDisk
4 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 113 (56.78%) Cisco
2 85 (42.71%) Microsoft
3 65 (32.66%) VMware
4 54 (27.14%) HP
5 42 (21.11%) CheckPoint
6 34 (17.09%) Citrix
7 20 (10.05%) Red Hat
8 19 (9.55%) Dell
8 19 (9.55%) ProCurve
8 19 (9.55%) SolarWinds
9 18 (9.05%) Fortinet
10 17 (8.54%) Mitel
10 17 (8.54%) Aruba
11 16 (8.04%) Meru Networks
12 13 (6.53%) Juniper
13 12 (6.03%) F5
14 10 (5.03%) IBM
15 9 (4.52%) Riverbed
16 8 (4.02%) NetApp
16 8 (4.02%) Novell
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Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + great career prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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