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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.01% 3.87% 5.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.81% 16.54% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 16
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £39,375
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
101 127 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.31% 23.43% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 100
Median salary £44,500 £48,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) VPN
3 21 (72.41%) ITIL
4 20 (68.97%) VLAN
5 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
6 17 (58.62%) MPLS
7 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
7 16 (55.17%) Degree
8 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
8 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
8 15 (51.72%) Windows
9 14 (48.28%) CCNP
9 14 (48.28%) Cisco
9 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (48.28%) Retail
9 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
10 13 (44.83%) Coaching
10 13 (44.83%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (44.83%) Office 365
10 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
10 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (44.83%) PaaS
10 13 (44.83%) Skype for Business
10 13 (44.83%) Mathematics
10 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (44.83%) Terminal Services
10 13 (44.83%) VMware

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 (44.83%) Skype for Business
2 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Office 365
1 13 (44.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) VPN
4 20 (68.97%) VLAN
5 17 (58.62%) MPLS
6 13 (44.83%) DHCP
6 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 13 (44.83%) ISDN
6 13 (44.83%) PBX
6 13 (44.83%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (44.83%) VoIP
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (31.03%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (27.59%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (24.14%) DMZ
9 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
9 7 (24.14%) IPsec
10 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (48.28%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (44.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Support Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Linux Support
2 11 (37.93%) Linux Support Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 13 (44.83%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
3 13 (44.83%) Coaching
3 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Network Management
7 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) CCNP
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Terminal Services
2 13 (44.83%) VMware ESX
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Brocade
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel