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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 91 114 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.14% 5.24% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.25% 26.57% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 105 77
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
334 429 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.21% 19.72% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 262 340 447
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +4 39 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Watford -21 16 £47,500 -4.04%
Hitchin - 8 £28,500 -
Stevenage +8 5 £21,000 -23.63%
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 £32,500 -
St Albans -6 3 £30,000 +50.00%
Potters Bar - 1 £18,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £62,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 177 (87.19%) LAN
2 133 (65.52%) Cisco
3 109 (53.69%) Firewall
4 105 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (40.39%) CCNP
6 79 (38.92%) Windows
7 68 (33.50%) CCNA
8 67 (33.00%) VPN
9 60 (29.56%) ITIL
10 58 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 58 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 52 (25.62%) VMware
12 51 (25.12%) Microsoft
13 44 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (20.20%) SLA
14 41 (20.20%) CheckPoint
15 39 (19.21%) Incident Management
16 37 (18.23%) Security Cleared
17 36 (17.73%) BGP
17 36 (17.73%) Change Management
17 36 (17.73%) TCP/IP
17 36 (17.73%) Data Centre
17 36 (17.73%) Windows Server
18 35 (17.24%) MS Office
18 35 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
19 34 (16.75%) OSPF
19 34 (16.75%) Citrix
19 34 (16.75%) Problem Management
20 33 (16.26%) Asset Management

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 23 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.88%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.97%) IIS
3 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (17.24%) MS Office
2 18 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.32%) Office 365
2 17 (8.37%) PaaS
3 4 (1.97%) IaaS
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 177 (87.19%) LAN
2 109 (53.69%) Firewall
3 67 (33.00%) VPN
4 44 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (17.73%) BGP
5 36 (17.73%) TCP/IP
6 35 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
7 34 (16.75%) OSPF
8 31 (15.27%) DNS
9 30 (14.78%) DHCP
10 28 (13.79%) MPLS
10 28 (13.79%) VLAN
11 27 (13.30%) EIGRP
11 27 (13.30%) ISDN
12 26 (12.81%) Cisco IPT
13 25 (12.32%) Wireless
14 24 (11.82%) Network Security
15 23 (11.33%) Converged Networks
15 23 (11.33%) RIP
16 21 (10.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 58 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.39%) Retail
3 2 (0.99%) Finance
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (54.68%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 23 (11.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (11.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (9.36%) Network Specialist
5 18 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (8.87%) Help Desk Support
6 16 (7.88%) Analyst
6 16 (7.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (7.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Linux Support
8 11 (5.42%) Linux Support Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Office 365 Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.43%) Help Desk Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.97%) .NET
1 4 (1.97%) Web Services
2 3 (1.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.40%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.93%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.93%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.96%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.96%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.46%) Clustering
7 4 (1.97%) e-Health
8 3 (1.48%) Statistics
9 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) Handset
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (38.92%) Windows
2 36 (17.73%) Windows Server
3 33 (16.26%) Linux
4 29 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.90%) Unix
8 13 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.46%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.46%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.56%) ITIL
2 39 (19.21%) Incident Management
3 36 (17.73%) Change Management
4 34 (16.75%) Problem Management
5 33 (16.26%) Asset Management
6 31 (15.27%) Change Control
7 22 (10.84%) Network Management
8 20 (9.85%) Load Balancing
8 20 (9.85%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.87%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.90%) Network Design
11 13 (6.40%) Coaching
12 10 (4.93%) Virtual Team Management
13 9 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
14 8 (3.94%) Test Management
15 7 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
15 7 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.40%) C
2 5 (2.46%) SQL
3 3 (1.48%) Java
4 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.99%) Perl
4 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.99%) Python
4 2 (0.99%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 105 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (40.39%) CCNP
3 68 (33.50%) CCNA
4 37 (18.23%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.36%) CCSA
6 15 (7.39%) Degree
7 13 (6.40%) BC Cleared
8 11 (5.42%) CCIE
9 10 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.96%) CCDP
12 5 (2.46%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.46%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.97%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.97%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.97%) MCSE
13 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.49%) CCDA
14 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.20%) SLA
2 24 (11.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 58 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.32%) VMware ESX
4 16 (7.88%) Terminal Services
5 12 (5.91%) vSphere
6 8 (3.94%) XenApp
7 6 (2.96%) iptables
8 5 (2.46%) KVM
9 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.99%) Firmware
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (4.43%) SCCM
2 6 (2.96%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.96%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.97%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.99%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 133 (65.52%) Cisco
2 52 (25.62%) VMware
3 51 (25.12%) Microsoft
4 41 (20.20%) CheckPoint
5 34 (16.75%) Citrix
6 27 (13.30%) Avaya
7 26 (12.81%) F5
8 16 (7.88%) Juniper
9 8 (3.94%) HP
9 8 (3.94%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.96%) NetApp
11 5 (2.46%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.97%) Aruba
12 4 (1.97%) Novell
12 4 (1.97%) Oracle
13 3 (1.48%) BT
13 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.99%) Splunk
14 2 (0.99%) Veeam
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