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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 50 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +77
Permanent jobs citing WAN 80 83 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.89% 4.31% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 17.22% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 69 65 34
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
480 482 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.33% 25.04% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 392 293 512
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 33 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Watford -12 21 £50,000 +63.93% 2
Stevenage +7 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertford - 4 - -
St Albans -25 2 £31,500 -3.07%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 129 (82.17%) LAN
2 93 (59.24%) Cisco
3 73 (46.50%) Windows
4 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
4 68 (43.31%) Firewall
5 49 (31.21%) Active Directory
6 47 (29.94%) VPN
6 47 (29.94%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (28.66%) VMware
8 40 (25.48%) TCP/IP
9 38 (24.20%) Citrix
9 38 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
11 31 (19.75%) CheckPoint
12 30 (19.11%) CCNP
13 28 (17.83%) ITIL
14 25 (15.92%) Problem Management
15 24 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (14.65%) MPLS
16 23 (14.65%) HP
16 23 (14.65%) SAN
16 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (14.01%) DNS
18 21 (13.38%) Telecoms
18 21 (13.38%) SLA
18 21 (13.38%) VoIP
18 21 (13.38%) MS Office
19 20 (12.74%) MS Exchange
20 18 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (12.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.82%) Lync
3 6 (3.82%) Apache
3 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.91%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Office 365
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.55%) PaaS
4 3 (1.91%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (82.17%) LAN
2 68 (43.31%) Firewall
3 47 (29.94%) VPN
4 40 (25.48%) TCP/IP
5 24 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (14.65%) MPLS
6 23 (14.65%) SAN
7 22 (14.01%) DNS
8 21 (13.38%) VoIP
9 12 (7.64%) DHCP
9 12 (7.64%) IP Telephony
9 12 (7.64%) Network Security
10 11 (7.01%) VLAN
10 11 (7.01%) Ethernet
11 9 (5.73%) Internet
11 9 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.10%) Wireless
13 7 (4.46%) PBX
14 6 (3.82%) FTP
14 6 (3.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (13.38%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.64%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (21.66%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.47%) Analyst
3 26 (16.56%) Support Engineer
4 22 (14.01%) Architect
5 19 (12.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.64%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.37%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (6.37%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Leader
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Lead Technical Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) COM
1 5 (3.18%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.82%) Statistics
2 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.18%) Handset
4 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.50%) Windows
2 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.83%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.55%) Windows 8
6 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.10%) Linux
8 6 (3.82%) UNIX
9 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.83%) ITIL
2 25 (15.92%) Problem Management
3 18 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.19%) Asset Management
4 16 (10.19%) Mentoring
5 15 (9.55%) Change Management
5 15 (9.55%) Network Design
6 14 (8.92%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2
6 14 (8.92%) Change Control
7 12 (7.64%) Migration
8 10 (6.37%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.37%) Time Management
8 10 (6.37%) Service Management
8 10 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) SIEM
9 9 (5.73%) Business Transformation
9 9 (5.73%) CRM
10 8 (5.10%) Project Management
11 7 (4.46%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.64%) SQL
2 6 (3.82%) Java
3 4 (2.55%) C
4 2 (1.27%) VB
4 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (29.94%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.11%) CCNP
3 17 (10.83%) CCNA
4 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.28%) Degree
6 11 (7.01%) CCSA
7 9 (5.73%) GCIA
7 9 (5.73%) GCIH
7 9 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (5.73%) CISSP
7 9 (5.73%) SSCP
8 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.82%) CCIE
9 6 (3.82%) MCITP
10 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.91%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.91%) HP MASE
11 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 49 (31.21%) Active Directory
2 38 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.10%) vSphere
4 8 (5.10%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.46%) XenApp
6 6 (3.82%) Terminal Server
6 6 (3.82%) Samba
7 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.55%) XenServer
9 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.27%) Xen
10 2 (1.27%) NLBS
10 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.64%) NFS
11 1 (0.64%) vCloud
11 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Nessus
1 9 (5.73%) SCCM
2 6 (3.82%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.18%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.91%) WSUS
5 2 (1.27%) SCOM
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.27%) OpenView
6 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (59.24%) Cisco
2 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
3 45 (28.66%) VMware
4 38 (24.20%) Citrix
5 31 (19.75%) CheckPoint
6 23 (14.65%) HP
7 11 (7.01%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.37%) Juniper
9 8 (5.10%) EMC
9 8 (5.10%) F5
9 8 (5.10%) Meru Networks
10 7 (4.46%) IBM
10 7 (4.46%) NetApp
11 6 (3.82%) Dell
11 6 (3.82%) Mitel
11 6 (3.82%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.18%) 3Com
12 5 (3.18%) Aruba
12 5 (3.18%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.18%) BMC
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive plus flexible benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 per annum + 5k on call, £5,400 car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
MCSP
Posted: 10 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £600000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 19 days ago