The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.68% - 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% - 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Communications & Networking Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 41.96% 22.99% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 25
Average salary £47,500 £43,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

WAN
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Welwyn Garden City region.

WAN Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) HSRP
6 1 (12.50%) ADSL
6 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL