The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 130 123 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.31% 5.44% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.63% 21.21% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 102 86 87
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
411 580 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.95% 25.64% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 320 385 481
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +26 34 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City +19 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Watford -2 13 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Stevenage +4 8 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Borehamwood +5 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Hoddesdon +3 6 £21,500 -43.42%
St Albans - 4 £27,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 254 (87.29%) LAN
2 195 (67.01%) Cisco
3 149 (51.20%) Firewall
4 139 (47.77%) Windows
5 131 (45.02%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (43.99%) VPN
7 111 (38.14%) TCP/IP
8 87 (29.90%) VMware
9 85 (29.21%) ITIL
10 80 (27.49%) Active Directory
11 79 (27.15%) Microsoft
12 78 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (26.80%) Windows Server
13 73 (25.09%) CCNP
14 68 (23.37%) Juniper
15 64 (21.99%) MS Exchange
16 63 (21.65%) CCNA
17 62 (21.31%) Network Security
18 61 (20.96%) DNS
19 57 (19.59%) Network Design
19 57 (19.59%) Security Cleared
20 56 (19.24%) Wireless
21 55 (18.90%) DHCP
22 52 (17.87%) ISDN
22 52 (17.87%) SC Cleared
23 50 (17.18%) Network Monitoring
24 49 (16.84%) Citrix
24 49 (16.84%) Broadband
25 48 (16.49%) SAN
26 47 (16.15%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (21.99%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.69%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.40%) Office 365
2 32 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 254 (87.29%) LAN
2 149 (51.20%) Firewall
3 128 (43.99%) VPN
4 111 (38.14%) TCP/IP
5 62 (21.31%) Network Security
6 61 (20.96%) DNS
7 56 (19.24%) Wireless
8 55 (18.90%) DHCP
9 52 (17.87%) ISDN
10 49 (16.84%) Broadband
11 48 (16.49%) SAN
12 47 (16.15%) OSPF
13 35 (12.03%) SSL
14 30 (10.31%) BGP
14 30 (10.31%) NAS
15 25 (8.59%) MPLS
16 23 (7.90%) VLAN
17 21 (7.22%) EIGRP
18 18 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (6.19%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 19 (6.53%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.19%) Retail
3 10 (3.44%) Finance
4 2 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.34%) Law
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (35.74%) Network Engineer
2 77 (26.46%) Support Engineer
3 44 (15.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 43 (14.78%) Network Support
5 38 (13.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 38 (13.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 33 (11.34%) Juniper Engineer
7 32 (11.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (9.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 25 (8.59%) Architect
9 25 (8.59%) Cisco Support
10 24 (8.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 23 (7.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 23 (7.90%) Juniper Support
12 22 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (7.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 21 (7.22%) Network Architect
14 20 (6.87%) Analyst
15 17 (5.84%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.03%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.03%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) COM
2 1 (0.34%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.68%) e-Health
2 30 (10.31%) Blackberry
3 29 (9.97%) Data Centre
4 28 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (9.62%) Replication
5 18 (6.19%) Fat Client
5 18 (6.19%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.78%) EqualLogic
7 10 (3.44%) HP StoreVirtual
8 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.41%) Statistics
9 5 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.37%) EPoS
10 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.37%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.03%) PKI
11 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (47.77%) Windows
2 78 (26.80%) Windows Server
3 44 (15.12%) Linux
4 42 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (12.03%) Windows 7
6 21 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.75%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.03%) SUSE
11 3 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.03%) Unix
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.21%) ITIL
2 57 (19.59%) Network Design
3 50 (17.18%) Network Monitoring
4 28 (9.62%) Change Management
5 21 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (7.22%) Document Management
5 21 (7.22%) Mentoring
6 20 (6.87%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.84%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.50%) Coaching
9 14 (4.81%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.81%) Network Management
10 11 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.09%) Project Management
12 8 (2.75%) Network Architecture
12 8 (2.75%) Service Management
13 7 (2.41%) Information Security
13 7 (2.41%) Presales
13 7 (2.41%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.97%) SQL
2 11 (3.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.44%) Bash Shell
3 10 (3.44%) VBA
4 4 (1.37%) C
4 4 (1.37%) VB
5 2 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (45.02%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (25.09%) CCNP
3 63 (21.65%) CCNA
4 57 (19.59%) Security Cleared
5 52 (17.87%) SC Cleared
6 45 (15.46%) DV Cleared
7 43 (14.78%) JNCIA
8 40 (13.75%) JNCIE
8 40 (13.75%) JNCIP
8 40 (13.75%) JNCIS
9 22 (7.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (5.15%) CCIE
12 14 (4.81%) MCSE
13 12 (4.12%) MCSA
14 8 (2.75%) Degree
15 7 (2.41%) CISSP
16 5 (1.72%) CCSP
16 5 (1.72%) GCIA
16 5 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.68%) SLA
2 20 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 80 (27.49%) Active Directory
2 78 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (15.46%) vSphere
4 24 (8.25%) Terminal Services
4 24 (8.25%) XenApp
5 22 (7.56%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.50%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.12%) NFS
9 10 (3.44%) Xen
10 2 (0.69%) KVM
10 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.69%) XenServer
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.75%) WSUS
3 5 (1.72%) Nessus
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.37%) SCCM
4 4 (1.37%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 195 (67.01%) Cisco
2 87 (29.90%) VMware
3 79 (27.15%) Microsoft
4 68 (23.37%) Juniper
5 49 (16.84%) Citrix
6 39 (13.40%) HP
7 37 (12.71%) Avaya
8 30 (10.31%) Dell
9 29 (9.97%) Apple
10 28 (9.62%) Fujitsu
10 28 (9.62%) SonicWALL
11 22 (7.56%) CheckPoint
12 16 (5.50%) F5
13 11 (3.78%) 3PAR
14 10 (3.44%) Palo Alto
15 8 (2.75%) Brocade
15 8 (2.75%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.72%) Nortel
17 4 (1.37%) EMC
17 4 (1.37%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Overtime + Oncall + Holidays + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
BIT Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience, skill set and character.
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago