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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 121 114 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.85% 4.74% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.14% 19.39% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 92 85 80
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
430 588 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.79% 24.45% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 337 398 476
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +29 37 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Welwyn Garden City +20 18 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Watford +9 10 £47,000 +13.93%
Hoddesdon +5 6 £21,500 -43.42%
Stevenage -3 5 £17,500 -39.65% 2
Borehamwood +8 2 £25,000 -14.52%
St Albans - 2 £43,250 - 1
Hitchin +6 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 246 (87.23%) LAN
2 189 (67.02%) Cisco
3 146 (51.77%) Firewall
4 132 (46.81%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (46.45%) Windows
6 125 (44.33%) VPN
7 103 (36.52%) TCP/IP
8 86 (30.50%) ITIL
9 80 (28.37%) VMware
10 76 (26.95%) Active Directory
11 75 (26.60%) Juniper
12 73 (25.89%) Microsoft
13 72 (25.53%) CCNP
13 72 (25.53%) Windows Server
14 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 67 (23.76%) CCNA
16 65 (23.05%) Network Security
17 61 (21.63%) Security Cleared
18 60 (21.28%) MS Exchange
19 58 (20.57%) ISDN
19 58 (20.57%) Wireless
19 58 (20.57%) Network Design
20 53 (18.79%) DNS
21 52 (18.44%) Citrix
21 52 (18.44%) SC Cleared
22 51 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
22 51 (18.09%) Broadband
23 47 (16.67%) DHCP
24 46 (16.31%) OSPF
24 46 (16.31%) DV Cleared

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 60 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.55%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.71%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) IIS
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.06%) Office 365
2 23 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) PaaS
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 246 (87.23%) LAN
2 146 (51.77%) Firewall
3 125 (44.33%) VPN
4 103 (36.52%) TCP/IP
5 65 (23.05%) Network Security
6 58 (20.57%) ISDN
6 58 (20.57%) Wireless
7 53 (18.79%) DNS
8 51 (18.09%) Broadband
9 47 (16.67%) DHCP
10 46 (16.31%) OSPF
11 37 (13.12%) SAN
12 33 (11.70%) BGP
13 29 (10.28%) MPLS
14 26 (9.22%) EIGRP
14 26 (9.22%) SSL
15 23 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (7.45%) NAS
16 21 (7.45%) RIP
16 21 (7.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 24 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.96%) Retail
3 8 (2.84%) Finance
4 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.71%) Military
5 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (39.36%) Network Engineer
2 82 (29.08%) Support Engineer
3 45 (15.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 42 (14.89%) Network Support
5 39 (13.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (13.83%) Network Support Engineer
6 35 (12.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 31 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 26 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (9.22%) Cisco Support
10 25 (8.87%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 25 (8.87%) Juniper Support
11 23 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 22 (7.80%) Architect
12 22 (7.80%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 22 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (6.38%) Desktop Support
14 17 (6.03%) Analyst
14 17 (6.03%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.06%) Middleware
2 2 (0.71%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) COM
3 1 (0.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.77%) e-Health
2 26 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.45%) Blackberry
4 19 (6.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 19 (6.74%) Replication
5 13 (4.61%) Fat Client
5 13 (4.61%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.19%) EqualLogic
7 8 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.48%) Statistics
9 6 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.13%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.42%) EPoS
11 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.42%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (46.45%) Windows
2 72 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 42 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (11.70%) Linux
5 32 (11.35%) Windows 7
6 21 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.55%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.84%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.06%) SUSE
10 3 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.71%) Unix
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.50%) ITIL
2 58 (20.57%) Network Design
3 51 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
4 32 (11.35%) Change Management
5 24 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 22 (7.80%) Mentoring
7 20 (7.09%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.03%) Coaching
11 15 (5.32%) Document Management
12 14 (4.96%) Network Management
13 9 (3.19%) Load Balancing
14 8 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.84%) Network Architecture
14 8 (2.84%) Problem Management
14 8 (2.84%) Project Management
14 8 (2.84%) Service Management
14 8 (2.84%) Validation
14 8 (2.84%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.09%) SQL
2 7 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.13%) C
3 6 (2.13%) VBA
4 4 (1.42%) VB
5 2 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 132 (46.81%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (25.53%) CCNP
3 67 (23.76%) CCNA
4 61 (21.63%) Security Cleared
5 52 (18.44%) SC Cleared
6 46 (16.31%) DV Cleared
7 45 (15.96%) JNCIA
8 42 (14.89%) JNCIE
8 42 (14.89%) JNCIP
8 42 (14.89%) JNCIS
9 22 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (4.96%) CCIE
12 12 (4.26%) MCSE
13 10 (3.55%) Degree
14 9 (3.19%) MCSA
15 8 (2.84%) CCSA
16 6 (2.13%) CCSP
17 5 (1.77%) CISSP
18 4 (1.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.93%) SLA
2 23 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.06%) RMADS
4 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.89%) vSphere
4 24 (8.51%) XenApp
5 22 (7.80%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 17 (6.03%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.48%) NFS
10 6 (2.13%) Xen
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
11 2 (0.71%) KVM
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.84%) WSUS
3 4 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.42%) SCCM
3 4 (1.42%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
5 2 (0.71%) Nessus
5 2 (0.71%) OPNET
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 189 (67.02%) Cisco
2 80 (28.37%) VMware
3 75 (26.60%) Juniper
4 73 (25.89%) Microsoft
5 52 (18.44%) Citrix
6 36 (12.77%) Avaya
7 30 (10.64%) HP
8 27 (9.57%) CheckPoint
9 23 (8.16%) Dell
10 20 (7.09%) Apple
11 19 (6.74%) F5
11 19 (6.74%) Fujitsu
11 19 (6.74%) SonicWALL
12 10 (3.55%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.19%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.19%) Brocade
14 8 (2.84%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.48%) Aruba
16 5 (1.77%) BT
17 4 (1.42%) Novell
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Corvus
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Hotel Chocolat
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago