The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.12% 3.29% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.65% 14.07% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 10
Average salary £36,750 £28,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -28.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £26,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 135 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.22% 23.40% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 80 100 82
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WAN
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Watford region.

WAN Salary Trend in Watford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 50 (84.75%) LAN
2 34 (57.63%) Windows
3 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 31 (52.54%) Cisco
5 28 (47.46%) Citrix
6 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
7 24 (40.68%) MS Office
8 23 (38.98%) Firewall
9 22 (37.29%) VMware
9 22 (37.29%) ITIL
10 18 (30.51%) CheckPoint
11 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
13 14 (23.73%) VPN
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (23.73%) MPLS
14 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
15 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
16 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (18.64%) Change Management
17 10 (16.95%) HP
18 9 (15.25%) CCNA
18 9 (15.25%) Linux
18 9 (15.25%) Publishing
18 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.39%) Apache
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Office
2 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) PaaS
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
1 7 (11.86%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (84.75%) LAN
2 23 (38.98%) Firewall
3 14 (23.73%) VPN
3 14 (23.73%) MPLS
4 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.56%) SAN
5 8 (13.56%) DSL
6 6 (10.17%) BIG-IP
7 5 (8.47%) Network Security
8 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.78%) DNS
8 4 (6.78%) FTP
8 4 (6.78%) VoIP
9 3 (5.08%) OSPF
9 3 (5.08%) BGP
9 3 (5.08%) Multicast
9 3 (5.08%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 3 (5.08%) VRRP
10 2 (3.39%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
General
1 9 (15.25%) Publishing
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Server Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) IT Support
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
1 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
3 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
3 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Xbox
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.25%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.64%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) Service Management
4 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
4 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
5 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (11.86%) BCP
5 7 (11.86%) ITSM
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Validation
7 5 (8.47%) Validation
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Coaching
8 4 (6.78%) Facility Management
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.25%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) CCNP
3 5 (8.47%) MCSE
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.08%) CCIE
6 2 (3.39%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) Xen
4 6 (10.17%) NLBS
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.78%) vSphere
7 3 (5.08%) XenServer
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
8 2 (3.39%) Samba
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) WSUS
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) Cisco
3 28 (47.46%) Citrix
4 22 (37.29%) VMware
5 18 (30.51%) CheckPoint
6 10 (16.95%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) Juniper
7 5 (8.47%) Lotus
7 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.47%) ProCurve
8 4 (6.78%) McAfee
8 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.08%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.69%) Aruba
11 1 (1.69%) Wyse
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
11 1 (1.69%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) EMC
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