The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 38 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 118 123 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.68% 5.41% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.57% 26.97% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 95 95 106
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £26,900 £22,700 £24,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,000 £66,875
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 386 456 711
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.59% 20.07% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1456 1324
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +4.70%  
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Hertfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for WAN in Hertfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Hertfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +19 35 £52,500 +11.70% 2
Hemel Hempstead -17 14 £50,000 +17.64%
Hatfield -3 10 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 10 £32,000 -41.81%
Rickmansworth - 5 £42,500 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshunt - 2 £49,000 -
Hitchin -2 1 £19,500 -
Kings Langley - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 171 (85.50%) LAN
2 106 (53.00%) Cisco
3 91 (45.50%) Firewall
4 85 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 75 (37.50%) VMware
6 71 (35.50%) Citrix
6 71 (35.50%) Windows
7 65 (32.50%) Data Centre
8 62 (31.00%) Active Directory
8 62 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (28.00%) VPN
10 50 (25.00%) CCNA
10 50 (25.00%) Wireless
11 48 (24.00%) Windows Server
12 46 (23.00%) VLAN
13 45 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (21.00%) MPLS
15 40 (20.00%) DNS
15 40 (20.00%) DHCP
16 38 (19.00%) ITIL
17 36 (18.00%) MS Exchange
18 33 (16.50%) CheckPoint
18 33 (16.50%) HP
18 33 (16.50%) Aruba
19 32 (16.00%) E-Commerce
20 31 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
20 31 (15.50%) SLA
20 31 (15.50%) Wi-Fi
21 30 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (15.00%) Office 365

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 36 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.50%) CMS
5 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.00%) Office 365
2 15 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.50%) PaaS
3 10 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 10 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 10 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 10 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.50%) SaaS
7 2 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (85.50%) LAN
2 91 (45.50%) Firewall
3 56 (28.00%) VPN
4 50 (25.00%) Wireless
5 46 (23.00%) VLAN
6 42 (21.00%) MPLS
7 40 (20.00%) DHCP
7 40 (20.00%) DNS
8 31 (15.50%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (14.50%) BGP
10 26 (13.00%) NetScaler
10 26 (13.00%) TCP/IP
11 25 (12.50%) OSPF
12 24 (12.00%) HTTP
13 23 (11.50%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (11.50%) VoIP
14 22 (11.00%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (11.00%) EIGRP
15 18 (9.00%) DWDM
15 18 (9.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (11.50%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.00%) Retail
3 14 (7.00%) Marketing
4 12 (6.00%) Games
5 10 (5.00%) Advertising
6 7 (3.50%) Back Office
6 7 (3.50%) Finance
6 7 (3.50%) Military
7 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (18.50%) Support Engineer
2 35 (17.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 34 (17.00%) Network Engineer
4 32 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (15.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (13.50%) Consultant
9 26 (13.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 26 (13.00%) Infrastructure Support
10 24 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 23 (11.50%) Senior Network Engineer
12 22 (11.00%) Presales Consultant
13 17 (8.50%) Network Support
14 16 (8.00%) Analyst
14 16 (8.00%) Lead Network Engineer
15 15 (7.50%) Active Directory Support
15 15 (7.50%) Office 365 Engineer
15 15 (7.50%) Support Analyst
16 14 (7.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.50%) HTML
1 17 (8.50%) XML
2 7 (3.50%) POSIX
3 4 (2.00%) Middleware
3 4 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 30 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.00%) Blog
4 12 (6.00%) Fat Client
4 12 (6.00%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.00%) EPoS
6 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.00%) User Experience
7 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.50%) PMI
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) PDA
9 1 (0.50%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.50%) Windows
2 48 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (8.50%) Linux
6 15 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.00%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Unix
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.00%) ITIL
2 32 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 30 (15.00%) Presales
4 23 (11.50%) Problem Management
5 21 (10.50%) Change Management
6 19 (9.50%) Incident Management
7 17 (8.50%) Asset Management
7 17 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (8.50%) Project Management
8 16 (8.00%) Change Control
8 16 (8.00%) Coaching
8 16 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.50%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (5.50%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (5.00%) Server Building
12 9 (4.50%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (4.50%) Software Deployment
13 8 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (2.00%) C
2 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.00%) R
2 4 (2.00%) VBScript
3 2 (1.00%) PHP
4 1 (0.50%) C++
4 1 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (25.00%) CCNA
3 27 (13.50%) Degree
4 23 (11.50%) CCNP
5 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (8.00%) BC Cleared
6 16 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.50%) MCSE
8 11 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (5.50%) MCSA
9 6 (3.00%) CCIE
9 6 (3.00%) MCP
9 6 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.00%) CCAA
11 4 (2.00%) CCDP
11 4 (2.00%) CISSP
11 4 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.00%) PMO
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 62 (31.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.50%) Terminal Services
4 15 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (7.00%) vSphere
6 12 (6.00%) XenApp
7 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (6.50%) WSUS
2 6 (3.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.50%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.50%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.00%) SCOM
4 2 (1.00%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.00%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.00%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 106 (53.00%) Cisco
2 85 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 75 (37.50%) VMware
4 71 (35.50%) Citrix
5 33 (16.50%) Aruba
5 33 (16.50%) CheckPoint
5 33 (16.50%) HP
6 28 (14.00%) Juniper
7 20 (10.00%) F5
8 18 (9.00%) Fortinet
9 17 (8.50%) Arista
9 17 (8.50%) Palo Alto
10 11 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.50%) Computacenter
12 8 (4.00%) EMC
13 7 (3.50%) Xerox
14 6 (3.00%) CA
15 5 (2.50%) NetApp
15 5 (2.50%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.50%) SonicWALL
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car, 25k OTE, Training, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago