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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.23% 3.24% 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.93% 11.25% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 27
Median salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,350 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
116 160 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.00% 28.83% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 82 139
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 18 (51.43%) Data Centre
5 17 (48.57%) Cisco
5 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (40.00%) MPLS
8 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
9 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
10 12 (34.29%) CCNP
10 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
11 11 (31.43%) DNS
11 11 (31.43%) DHCP
11 11 (31.43%) ITIL
11 11 (31.43%) VLAN
12 10 (28.57%) Network Security
12 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (25.71%) Degree
13 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
14 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (22.86%) Skype for Business

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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
1 7 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 14 (40.00%) MPLS
5 11 (31.43%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 11 (31.43%) VLAN
6 10 (28.57%) Network Security
6 10 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
8 7 (20.00%) ISDN
8 7 (20.00%) PBX
8 7 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (11.43%) DMZ
10 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
10 4 (11.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Support
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Spread Betting
4 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.00%) Coaching
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Presales
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 8 (22.86%) CCNA
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
7 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.71%) PMP
7 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.14%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.43%) Avaya
5 4 (11.43%) Dell
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Brocade
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Mitel
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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