Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 176 216 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.05% 4.84% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.28% 26.87% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 154 177 203
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £63,500
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% +3.66% +2.50%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 913 804 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.02% 18.03% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 762 634 760
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,675 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 42 £52,500 +16.67%
Welwyn Garden City -8 20 £32,000 -41.82% 1
Hemel Hempstead -40 17 £65,000 +44.44%
Hatfield -4 10 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Hitchin -5 6 £19,500 -31.58%
Hoddesdon +1 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Stevenage -5 3 £40,000 +68.42% 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £37,500 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £20,500 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 160 (90.91%) LAN
2 102 (57.95%) Cisco
3 86 (48.86%) Firewall
4 84 (47.73%) VMware
5 82 (46.59%) Citrix
6 78 (44.32%) Windows
7 77 (43.75%) VPN
8 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
9 66 (37.50%) Active Directory
10 62 (35.23%) Data Centre
11 59 (33.52%) DHCP
12 53 (30.11%) DNS
13 52 (29.55%) MS Exchange
14 51 (28.98%) Windows Server
15 46 (26.14%) OSPF
15 46 (26.14%) BGP
15 46 (26.14%) VLAN
15 46 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (25.57%) HTTP
17 41 (23.30%) TCP/IP
17 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (22.73%) E-Commerce
19 39 (22.16%) Microsoft Office
19 39 (22.16%) F5
20 37 (21.02%) CheckPoint
21 36 (20.45%) ITIL
21 36 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
23 33 (18.75%) MPLS
24 32 (18.18%) Wireless

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 52 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.66%) CMS
3 16 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.95%) Skype for Business
5 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (22.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.50%) Office 365
2 15 (8.52%) PaaS
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.14%) Akamai
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (90.91%) LAN
2 86 (48.86%) Firewall
3 77 (43.75%) VPN
4 59 (33.52%) DHCP
5 53 (30.11%) DNS
6 46 (26.14%) BGP
6 46 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (26.14%) OSPF
6 46 (26.14%) VLAN
7 45 (25.57%) HTTP
8 41 (23.30%) TCP/IP
9 33 (18.75%) MPLS
10 32 (18.18%) SAN
10 32 (18.18%) Wireless
11 29 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (16.48%) EIGRP
11 29 (16.48%) NetScaler
12 28 (15.91%) GLBP
12 28 (15.91%) IGRP
13 26 (14.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 16 (9.09%) Back Office
2 16 (9.09%) Military
3 15 (8.52%) Retail
4 13 (7.39%) Games
5 11 (6.25%) Marketing
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (23.86%) Support Engineer
2 36 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (17.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (17.61%) Consultant
4 26 (14.77%) Network Engineer
5 25 (14.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 20 (11.36%) Administrator
8 19 (10.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 18 (10.23%) IT Administrator
10 17 (9.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 17 (9.66%) Network Administrator
11 16 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
12 14 (7.95%) Presales Consultant
13 13 (7.39%) Help Desk Engineer
14 12 (6.82%) Active Directory Support
14 12 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) HTML
1 28 (15.91%) XML
2 17 (9.66%) POSIX
3 2 (1.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.23%) Data Centre
2 36 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.25%) Blog
5 9 (5.11%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (5.11%) User Experience
6 6 (3.41%) CMDB
7 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 78 (44.32%) Windows
2 51 (28.98%) Windows Server
3 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.66%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.09%) Linux
7 14 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (7.39%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.14%) Unix
12 1 (0.57%) Android
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 36 (20.45%) ITIL
3 27 (15.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (14.77%) Change Management
5 22 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 22 (12.50%) Presales
6 19 (10.80%) Software Deployment
7 17 (9.66%) Data Encryption
7 17 (9.66%) Data Security
7 17 (9.66%) Network Optimisation
8 16 (9.09%) Document Management
8 16 (9.09%) Server Building
8 16 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
9 15 (8.52%) Coaching
10 12 (6.82%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (6.25%) Project Management
12 9 (5.11%) Cryptography
12 9 (5.11%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.39%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.11%) SQL
2 9 (5.11%) VBScript
3 7 (3.98%) R
4 2 (1.14%) C
4 2 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (11.36%) Degree
3 17 (9.66%) CCNP
4 15 (8.52%) CCNA
5 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.11%) CCSA
7 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.98%) CCDP
8 7 (3.98%) MCSA
8 7 (3.98%) MCSE
8 7 (3.98%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.41%) CCAA
9 6 (3.41%) CISSP
9 6 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.84%) CCSE
11 3 (1.70%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.77%) SLA
2 9 (5.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (5.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 9 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.23%) XenApp
4 17 (9.66%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (9.09%) vSphere
6 14 (7.95%) Terminal Services
7 12 (6.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) WSUS
2 8 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.14%) vRealize
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 102 (57.95%) Cisco
2 84 (47.73%) VMware
3 82 (46.59%) Citrix
4 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
5 39 (22.16%) F5
6 37 (21.02%) CheckPoint
7 32 (18.18%) HP
8 29 (16.48%) Juniper
8 29 (16.48%) Palo Alto
9 28 (15.91%) Arista
9 28 (15.91%) Fortinet
10 17 (9.66%) Xerox
11 16 (9.09%) Aruba
12 12 (6.82%) Blue Coat
13 8 (4.55%) EMC
14 6 (3.41%) SonicWALL
15 3 (1.70%) Meraki
16 2 (1.14%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.14%) Tufin
17 1 (0.57%) Kaseya