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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.96% 6.54% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 20.47% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +181.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
147 171 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.30% 31.96% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,400 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
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 1 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (100.00%) LAN
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (51.11%) VMware
4 18 (40.00%) Firewall
5 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (37.78%) MS Office
6 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (33.33%) Coaching
8 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.11%) ITIL
8 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.89%) PaaS
9 13 (28.89%) Linux
9 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
10 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
10 11 (24.44%) CCNP
10 11 (24.44%) MPLS
10 11 (24.44%) Citrix
10 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
11 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 10 (22.22%) CCNA
12 9 (20.00%) HP
12 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 9 (20.00%) Office 365
13 8 (17.78%) Information Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Lync
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) PaaS
2 9 (20.00%) Office 365
3 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) MPLS
4 7 (15.56%) VPN
4 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 6 (13.33%) VoIP
5 6 (13.33%) VLAN
5 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.11%) DSL
6 5 (11.11%) PBX
6 5 (11.11%) ISDN
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (8.89%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Coaching
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) Change Management
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.22%) Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 3 (6.67%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
1 23 (51.11%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
5 8 (17.78%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Aruba
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