Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 110 61
Rank change year-on-year +49 -49 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 101 101 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.01% 2.45% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.81% 12.80% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 83 155
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £36,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.05% -7.37% +11.76%

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 639 789 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.37% 19.15% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 582 643
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +30 41 £29,500 -46.36% 4
Watford +11 14 £23,500 -27.69% 6
Hatfield +27 12 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Borehamwood - 6 £35,000 - 1
Letchworth -7 5 £43,250 +51.75%
Kings Langley - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +24 2 - -
Stevenage +10 1 - - 1
Cheshunt -2 1 £47,500 -36.67%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 86 (85.15%) LAN
2 47 (46.53%) Active Directory
3 44 (43.56%) Cisco
4 41 (40.59%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (39.60%) Firewall
6 36 (35.64%) Windows
7 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
8 33 (32.67%) ITIL
9 28 (27.72%) VMware
10 27 (26.73%) VPN
10 27 (26.73%) CCNP
11 24 (23.76%) CCNA
12 23 (22.77%) Windows Server
13 22 (21.78%) Office 365
13 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (21.78%) Azure
14 21 (20.79%) Hyper-V
15 20 (19.80%) DNS
15 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
16 19 (18.81%) Network Management
17 18 (17.82%) DHCP
17 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
18 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
18 16 (15.84%) Mentoring
19 15 (14.85%) Citrix
20 14 (13.86%) ITIL Certification
20 14 (13.86%) MPLS
20 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 13 (12.87%) Wireless
21 13 (12.87%) SLA

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 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) Azure
1 22 (21.78%) Office 365
2 5 (4.95%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.97%) AWS
3 3 (2.97%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (1.98%) IaaS
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Akamai
5 1 (0.99%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 86 (85.15%) LAN
2 40 (39.60%) Firewall
3 27 (26.73%) VPN
4 20 (19.80%) DNS
5 18 (17.82%) DHCP
6 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
7 14 (13.86%) MPLS
8 13 (12.87%) Network Security
8 13 (12.87%) Wireless
9 12 (11.88%) BGP
9 12 (11.88%) OSPF
9 12 (11.88%) WLAN
10 11 (10.89%) EIGRP
11 10 (9.90%) Internet
12 9 (8.91%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (6.93%) Broadband
14 6 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (3.96%) NetScaler
15 4 (3.96%) Software-Defined Networking
16 3 (2.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MSI
2 1 (0.99%) Appium
2 1 (0.99%) Calabash
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) TestRail
General
1 13 (12.87%) Retail
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Network Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Service Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Network Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Network Support
7 7 (6.93%) Administrator
7 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.94%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) IT Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Senior IT Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.99%) COM
1 1 (0.99%) HTML
1 1 (0.99%) REST
1 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) SCADA
6 1 (0.99%) e-Health
6 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 23 (22.77%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.93%) Android
6 6 (5.94%) Linux
7 3 (2.97%) Unix
8 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Network Management
3 16 (15.84%) Mentoring
4 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.91%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (8.91%) Network Architecture
7 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Line Management
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) Conflict Management
9 6 (5.94%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.94%) Service Design
9 6 (5.94%) Statistics
10 5 (4.95%) DevOps
10 5 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) Python
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (26.73%) CCNP
3 24 (23.76%) CCNA
4 14 (13.86%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (10.89%) CCIE
5 11 (10.89%) MCP
6 9 (8.91%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.94%) CCDP
9 5 (4.95%) Degree
9 5 (4.95%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.97%) CWNE
11 3 (2.97%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.97%) MCSE
12 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.99%) CCSA
13 1 (0.99%) CCSE
13 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 47 (46.53%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.97%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.97%) XenApp
8 2 (1.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Ansible
2 5 (4.95%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.97%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.97%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.97%) vMotion
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.99%) vRealize
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Cisco
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.72%) VMware
4 15 (14.85%) Citrix
5 10 (9.90%) Meraki
6 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.92%) Blue Coat
7 8 (7.92%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.93%) F5
8 7 (6.93%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.93%) Juniper
9 6 (5.94%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (5.94%) Radware
10 5 (4.95%) Dell
10 5 (4.95%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (4.95%) HP
11 4 (3.96%) Aruba
12 3 (2.97%) Brocade
12 3 (2.97%) EMC
12 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds