The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 49 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.77% 6.70% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 31.63% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 30
Median salary £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £35,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
WAN
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
80 98 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.84% 21.17% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 73 127
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 33 (94.29%) Firewall
3 23 (65.71%) VLAN
4 22 (62.86%) ITIL
4 22 (62.86%) VPN
5 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (48.57%) CCNP
7 17 (48.57%) MPLS
7 17 (48.57%) PaaS
8 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 15 (42.86%) Degree
8 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 15 (42.86%) Windows
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 14 (40.00%) VMware
9 14 (40.00%) Retail
9 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (37.14%) Coaching
10 13 (37.14%) Office 365
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
10 13 (37.14%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
10 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
1 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) PaaS
2 13 (37.14%) Office 365
3 4 (11.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 33 (94.29%) Firewall
3 23 (65.71%) VLAN
4 22 (62.86%) VPN
5 17 (48.57%) MPLS
6 13 (37.14%) DHCP
6 13 (37.14%) DNS
6 13 (37.14%) ISDN
6 13 (37.14%) PBX
6 13 (37.14%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (37.14%) VoIP
7 9 (25.71%) Network Security
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (22.86%) DMZ
8 8 (22.86%) IP Telephony
8 8 (22.86%) IPsec
8 8 (22.86%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (37.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Support Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Linux Support
3 11 (31.43%) Linux Support Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Client Services Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
1 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (37.14%) Coaching
3 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (48.57%) CCNP
3 15 (42.86%) Degree
4 11 (31.43%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Terminal Services
2 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Draytek
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds