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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.93% 4.85% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.34% 19.15% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 9
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
173 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 25.34% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (78.33%) LAN
2 37 (61.67%) Firewall
3 34 (56.67%) Cisco
4 31 (51.67%) VPN
4 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 27 (45.00%) Windows
5 27 (45.00%) VMware
6 25 (41.67%) ITIL
7 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (33.33%) VoIP
9 19 (31.67%) HP
9 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
10 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
10 17 (28.33%) MPLS
11 15 (25.00%) Citrix
12 13 (21.67%) Finance
12 13 (21.67%) Degree
12 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
13 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 12 (20.00%) Linux
13 12 (20.00%) DNS
14 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (16.67%) Mitel
15 10 (16.67%) Network Security
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.67%) PaaS
16 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.00%) Change Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (13.33%) Lync
4 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) PaaS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
4 3 (5.00%) SaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (78.33%) LAN
2 37 (61.67%) Firewall
3 31 (51.67%) VPN
4 20 (33.33%) VoIP
5 17 (28.33%) MPLS
6 12 (20.00%) DNS
7 10 (16.67%) Network Security
8 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (13.33%) DHCP
9 6 (10.00%) PBX
9 6 (10.00%) FTP
9 6 (10.00%) ISDN
9 6 (10.00%) VLAN
10 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.67%) SAN
12 3 (5.00%) OSPF
12 3 (5.00%) BGP
12 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Server Support
7 5 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) COM
2 3 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Handset
1 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) UNIX
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) HPUX
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
3 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) Coaching
6 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.33%) E-business
7 5 (8.33%) Data Management
7 5 (8.33%) Network Design
7 5 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 3 (5.00%) Process Management
9 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.00%) Network Management
9 3 (5.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) C
1 6 (10.00%) Java
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (11.67%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) CCNP
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
7 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
5 6 (10.00%) Terminal Server
5 6 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (10.00%) Samba
6 4 (6.67%) XenServer
7 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
8 1 (1.67%) Xen
8 1 (1.67%) NLBS
8 1 (1.67%) NFS
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Cisco
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.00%) VMware
4 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
4 19 (31.67%) HP
5 15 (25.00%) Citrix
6 10 (16.67%) Mitel
7 9 (15.00%) Fortinet
8 8 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 8 (13.33%) Aruba
8 8 (13.33%) Meru Networks
9 7 (11.67%) IBM
10 6 (10.00%) EMC
11 5 (8.33%) Dell
11 5 (8.33%) Juniper
11 5 (8.33%) BMC
11 5 (8.33%) CA
11 5 (8.33%) NetApp
12 4 (6.67%) McAfee
12 4 (6.67%) Sourcefire
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