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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.18% 3.96% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.97% 14.75% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,400 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
124 122 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.70% 26.81% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 5 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 33 (56.90%) Cisco
2 33 (56.90%) Windows
3 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 27 (46.55%) Citrix
5 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.10%) Firewall
6 23 (39.66%) ITIL
7 20 (34.48%) VPN
8 19 (32.76%) VMware
9 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
11 15 (25.86%) MPLS
12 14 (24.14%) MS Office
12 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (17.24%) Service Management
15 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
15 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
16 9 (15.52%) HP
16 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.52%) VoIP
17 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (13.79%) SAN
17 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.34%) Apache
4 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) WorkSite
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 25 (43.10%) Firewall
3 20 (34.48%) VPN
4 15 (25.86%) MPLS
5 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (15.52%) VoIP
7 8 (13.79%) SAN
7 8 (13.79%) Network Security
8 7 (12.07%) FTP
9 6 (10.34%) DNS
9 6 (10.34%) DSL
9 6 (10.34%) BIG-IP
10 4 (6.90%) BGP
10 4 (6.90%) OSPF
11 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.45%) VRRP
12 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.07%) Publishing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 6 (10.34%) Thin Client
1 6 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Xbox
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.34%) UNIX
6 4 (6.90%) Linux
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.24%) Service Management
5 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Management
6 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (12.07%) Change Management
6 7 (12.07%) ITSM
6 7 (12.07%) BCP
7 5 (8.62%) Data Validation
7 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.62%) Validation
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) Facility Management
8 4 (6.90%) Network Design
9 3 (5.17%) Network Management
9 3 (5.17%) Data Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Java
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
3 5 (8.62%) CCNA
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.17%) CCIE
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.07%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) Terminal Server
5 6 (10.34%) Samba
5 6 (10.34%) Xen
5 6 (10.34%) NLBS
6 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.17%) XenServer
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
8 1 (1.72%) XenApp
8 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Cisco
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) Citrix
4 19 (32.76%) VMware
5 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.52%) HP
7 5 (8.62%) Juniper
7 5 (8.62%) Lotus
8 4 (6.90%) McAfee
8 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.90%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.45%) EMC
10 2 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.45%) Mitel
10 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.45%) Meru Networks
10 2 (3.45%) Aruba
11 1 (1.72%) Wyse
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago