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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.63% 4.42% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 15.13% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 7
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -39.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
141 119 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.96% 29.24% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 89
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (75.47%) LAN
2 33 (62.26%) Cisco
3 28 (52.83%) Firewall
4 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) Windows
6 24 (45.28%) VPN
7 22 (41.51%) VMware
8 20 (37.74%) ITIL
9 18 (33.96%) Citrix
9 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
11 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
12 14 (26.42%) MPLS
13 13 (24.53%) HP
13 13 (24.53%) VoIP
14 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
15 9 (16.98%) Change Management
15 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
16 8 (15.09%) DNS
16 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (15.09%) Degree
16 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (15.09%) Network Security
17 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
17 7 (13.21%) vSphere
17 7 (13.21%) Finance
17 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (13.21%) IBM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) WorkSite
4 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) LAN
2 28 (52.83%) Firewall
3 24 (45.28%) VPN
4 14 (26.42%) MPLS
5 13 (24.53%) VoIP
6 8 (15.09%) DNS
6 8 (15.09%) Network Security
7 6 (11.32%) FTP
7 6 (11.32%) SAN
8 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
10 3 (5.66%) BGP
10 3 (5.66%) DSL
10 3 (5.66%) OSPF
11 2 (3.77%) PBX
11 2 (3.77%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Applications Support
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) COM
2 3 (5.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Handset
1 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.98%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Financial Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Data Management
5 5 (9.43%) E-business
6 4 (7.55%) Network Design
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Coaching
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Network Management
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Data Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Java
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) vSphere
4 6 (11.32%) Terminal Server
4 6 (11.32%) Samba
5 5 (9.43%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 3 (5.66%) Xen
6 3 (5.66%) NLBS
6 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.89%) vCloud
8 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Cisco
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (41.51%) VMware
4 18 (33.96%) Citrix
5 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
6 13 (24.53%) HP
7 7 (13.21%) IBM
8 6 (11.32%) EMC
8 6 (11.32%) Mitel
9 5 (9.43%) Meru Networks
9 5 (9.43%) Aruba
9 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
9 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.43%) BMC
9 5 (9.43%) CA
9 5 (9.43%) NetApp
9 5 (9.43%) Juniper
10 4 (7.55%) McAfee
10 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
11 3 (5.66%) Lotus
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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