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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.10% 7.63% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 21.40% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
153 215 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.49% 35.66% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 142 47
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 28 (52.83%) Cisco
4 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
4 27 (50.94%) MS Office
5 26 (49.06%) VMware
6 23 (43.40%) Firewall
6 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
6 23 (43.40%) Citrix
7 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (37.74%) ITIL
8 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (32.08%) MPLS
10 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
11 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
12 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
13 13 (24.53%) Linux
13 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (24.53%) Coaching
13 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
13 13 (24.53%) PaaS
14 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
14 12 (22.64%) Change Management
15 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (20.75%) VMware ESX
15 11 (20.75%) CCNA
16 10 (18.87%) Management Information System

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Lync
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) MS Office
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) PaaS
2 9 (16.98%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 23 (43.40%) Firewall
3 17 (32.08%) MPLS
4 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.98%) VPN
5 9 (16.98%) DSL
6 8 (15.09%) DNS
7 7 (13.21%) DHCP
7 7 (13.21%) VoIP
7 7 (13.21%) VLAN
8 6 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.32%) BIG-IP
9 5 (9.43%) Wireless
9 5 (9.43%) PBX
9 5 (9.43%) ISDN
10 4 (7.55%) SAN
11 3 (5.66%) OSPF
11 3 (5.66%) BGP
11 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
11 3 (5.66%) VRRP
General
1 9 (16.98%) Publishing
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Server Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.98%) Blackberry
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
5 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 13 (24.53%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Coaching
3 12 (22.64%) Change Management
4 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
6 8 (15.09%) Information Security
7 6 (11.32%) Service Management
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) BCP
8 5 (9.43%) ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
8 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Facility Management
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.66%) Validation
10 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 6 (11.32%) MCSE
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.43%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.55%) Xen
5 4 (7.55%) NLBS
5 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.66%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) WSUS
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (52.83%) Cisco
3 26 (49.06%) VMware
4 23 (43.40%) Citrix
5 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.98%) HP
7 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.09%) ProCurve
8 4 (7.55%) NetApp
9 3 (5.66%) Lotus
9 3 (5.66%) Juniper
10 2 (3.77%) F5
11 1 (1.89%) Wyse
11 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.89%) Aruba
11 1 (1.89%) EMC
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago