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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.07% 5.72% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.52% 18.04% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 10
Average salary £36,750 £45,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
111 194 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.52% 31.70% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 135 60
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (97.92%) LAN
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
3 27 (56.25%) Citrix
4 26 (54.17%) Cisco
4 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 26 (54.17%) MS Office
5 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (45.83%) VMware
7 19 (39.58%) Firewall
8 18 (37.50%) ITIL
9 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
10 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
12 13 (27.08%) Change Management
13 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 12 (25.00%) MPLS
13 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (18.75%) HP
15 9 (18.75%) CCNA
15 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
15 9 (18.75%) Publishing
15 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (18.75%) Office 365

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (54.17%) MS Office
2 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) PaaS
3 5 (10.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) LAN
2 19 (39.58%) Firewall
3 12 (25.00%) MPLS
3 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) DSL
5 6 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 6 (12.50%) SAN
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.25%) DNS
7 3 (6.25%) BGP
7 3 (6.25%) OSPF
7 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.25%) VRRP
7 3 (6.25%) Wireless
7 3 (6.25%) Multicast
8 2 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (4.17%) HSRP
8 2 (4.17%) DWDM
8 2 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.75%) Publishing
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Server Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 6 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (27.08%) Change Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Management
4 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 7 (14.58%) BCP
5 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
5 7 (14.58%) ITSM
5 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.58%) Information Security
5 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (14.58%) Coaching
6 6 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.42%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
8 4 (8.33%) Facility Management
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.75%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) MCSE
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 6 (12.50%) NLBS
4 6 (12.50%) Xen
5 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) WSUS
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Citrix
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) VMware
4 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.75%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.58%) ProCurve
7 5 (10.42%) Lotus
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Wyse
9 1 (2.08%) Aruba
Watford, Hertfordshire
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