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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 61 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +54
Permanent jobs citing WAN 130 93 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.56% 3.72% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.89% 14.33% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 33
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,400 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
594 649 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.41% 25.95% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 411 441 526
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Watford +24 37 £33,250 +23.14% 5
Hemel Hempstead -16 26 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Borehamwood - 7 £27,000 -
Hertford - 5 £34,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £35,000 -
Stevenage +16 3 £29,000 -21.62%
St Albans -16 1 £17,000 -62.22%
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 187 (88.63%) LAN
2 138 (65.40%) Cisco
3 109 (51.66%) Windows
4 97 (45.97%) Microsoft
5 91 (43.13%) Firewall
6 84 (39.81%) Active Directory
7 66 (31.28%) Citrix
7 66 (31.28%) TCP/IP
8 65 (30.81%) VMware
9 62 (29.38%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (28.91%) MS Exchange
11 57 (27.01%) MS Excel
12 52 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (23.70%) MS Office
14 42 (19.91%) ITIL
14 42 (19.91%) DNS
15 41 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (18.48%) SAN
17 37 (17.54%) Telecoms
18 35 (16.59%) SLA
18 35 (16.59%) CCNP
19 34 (16.11%) VPN
20 32 (15.17%) CCNA
21 31 (14.69%) Disaster Recovery
21 31 (14.69%) Windows 7
21 31 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
22 28 (13.27%) CheckPoint
22 28 (13.27%) Problem Management
23 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (12.80%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 61 (28.91%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.37%) Lync
7 3 (1.42%) IIS
7 3 (1.42%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (27.01%) MS Excel
2 50 (23.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.37%) Office 365
2 12 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.32%) PaaS
5 7 (3.32%) IaaS
6 3 (1.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 187 (88.63%) LAN
2 91 (43.13%) Firewall
3 66 (31.28%) TCP/IP
4 42 (19.91%) DNS
5 39 (18.48%) SAN
6 34 (16.11%) VPN
7 25 (11.85%) VLAN
8 24 (11.37%) IP Telephony
9 23 (10.90%) MPLS
10 22 (10.43%) DHCP
10 22 (10.43%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (9.00%) Network Security
12 17 (8.06%) DWDM
13 16 (7.58%) NAS
14 15 (7.11%) Wireless
14 15 (7.11%) SSL
15 11 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (4.74%) OSPF
16 10 (4.74%) DSL
16 10 (4.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) Big Data
3 2 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 37 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.16%) Finance
3 10 (4.74%) Advertising
4 9 (4.27%) Publishing
5 6 (2.84%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.43%) Analyst
2 34 (16.11%) Network Engineer
3 30 (14.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 28 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 24 (11.37%) Architect
6 20 (9.48%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.64%) Consultant
8 14 (6.64%) Technical Support
8 14 (6.64%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.79%) Senior Architect
11 8 (3.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.79%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.21%) Web Services
2 4 (1.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.37%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.95%) Fat Client
2 21 (9.95%) Thin Client
3 19 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.64%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.79%) Statistics
6 6 (2.84%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.84%) Clustering
7 5 (2.37%) Replication
8 4 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.95%) FMCG
9 2 (0.95%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) IVR
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 109 (51.66%) Windows
2 41 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (14.69%) Windows 7
3 31 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (11.37%) Linux
6 17 (8.06%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.79%) UNIX
8 6 (2.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.91%) ITIL
2 31 (14.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (13.27%) Problem Management
4 26 (12.32%) Change Management
5 20 (9.48%) Asset Management
6 19 (9.00%) Incident Management
6 19 (9.00%) Project Management
7 15 (7.11%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.11%) Migration
8 13 (6.16%) Change Control
9 12 (5.69%) Service Management
9 12 (5.69%) Network Design
10 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.27%) Time Management
11 9 (4.27%) Project Planning
11 9 (4.27%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.27%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.79%) Business Transformation
12 8 (3.79%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.95%) VB
3 2 (0.95%) VBA
4 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (29.38%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (16.59%) CCNP
3 32 (15.17%) CCNA
4 21 (9.95%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (5.21%) CCSA
8 11 (5.21%) MCSE
9 7 (3.32%) CCIE
10 6 (2.84%) CISSP
10 6 (2.84%) SSCP
10 6 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.84%) GCIA
10 6 (2.84%) GCIH
11 4 (1.90%) Degree
11 4 (1.90%) MCSA
12 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.95%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.59%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 84 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.32%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.69%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.74%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.27%) vSphere
7 8 (3.79%) Xen
8 6 (2.84%) XenApp
8 6 (2.84%) NLBS
9 4 (1.90%) XenServer
9 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.47%) Samba
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (6.64%) WSUS
2 12 (5.69%) SCCM
3 6 (2.84%) Nessus
4 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.90%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.42%) SCOM
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 138 (65.40%) Cisco
2 97 (45.97%) Microsoft
3 66 (31.28%) Citrix
4 65 (30.81%) VMware
5 28 (13.27%) CheckPoint
6 27 (12.80%) HP
7 17 (8.06%) Juniper
8 15 (7.11%) Apple
9 12 (5.69%) Ciena
9 12 (5.69%) Remedy
10 11 (5.21%) SonicWALL
11 7 (3.32%) McAfee
11 7 (3.32%) Lotus
11 7 (3.32%) NetApp
12 6 (2.84%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.84%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.84%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.37%) Fujitsu
13 5 (2.37%) ProCurve
14 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 26 days ago