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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 48 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.09% 8.21% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.04% 22.64% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 5
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
154 212 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.95% 36.24% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 137 50
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 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 53 (98.15%) LAN
2 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) Cisco
3 27 (50.00%) VMware
4 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 26 (48.15%) MS Office
5 23 (42.59%) Firewall
6 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
7 21 (38.89%) Citrix
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (35.19%) ITIL
10 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (29.63%) MPLS
12 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
13 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
13 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
14 13 (24.07%) Linux
14 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (24.07%) Coaching
14 13 (24.07%) PaaS
15 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 11 (20.37%) CCNA
16 11 (20.37%) Change Management
16 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
17 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
18 9 (16.67%) Publishing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (11.11%) Lync
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Office
2 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) PaaS
2 9 (16.67%) Office 365
3 5 (9.26%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (98.15%) LAN
2 23 (42.59%) Firewall
3 16 (29.63%) MPLS
4 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.67%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) DNS
6 8 (14.81%) DSL
7 7 (12.96%) VoIP
7 7 (12.96%) VLAN
7 7 (12.96%) DHCP
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.26%) PBX
9 5 (9.26%) ISDN
9 5 (9.26%) BIG-IP
9 5 (9.26%) Wireless
10 3 (5.56%) OSPF
10 3 (5.56%) BGP
10 3 (5.56%) VRRP
10 3 (5.56%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (16.67%) Publishing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
4 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.56%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Linux
5 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Coaching
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
4 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.81%) Information Security
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.41%) Facility Management
8 4 (7.41%) BCP
8 4 (7.41%) ITSM
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) CCNA
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 6 (11.11%) MCSE
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.26%) Terminal Services
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) Xen
5 3 (5.56%) NLBS
5 3 (5.56%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) Citrix
4 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.81%) ProCurve
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Lotus
9 2 (3.70%) F5
10 1 (1.85%) Wyse
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) Aruba
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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