Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 62 36
Rank change year-on-year -37 -26 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 134 196 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.92% 4.53% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 26.24% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 113 152 253
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,050 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.36% +17.63% -5.88%

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 887 747 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.33% 17.28% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 693 595 759
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Hatfield -8 25 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Watford -21 25 £41,250 -21.43% 6
Hemel Hempstead -6 13 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City -44 9 £35,000 +9.38% 1
St Albans - 3 £62,500 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Letchworth +25 1 £28,500 -54.40%
Cheshunt +12 1 £75,000 +53.06%
Rickmansworth -18 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 2
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 102 (76.12%) LAN
2 81 (60.45%) Cisco
3 57 (42.54%) Firewall
4 55 (41.04%) Data Centre
5 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
6 43 (32.09%) Citrix
6 43 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (32.09%) Windows
6 43 (32.09%) VMware
7 42 (31.34%) VPN
8 41 (30.60%) CheckPoint
9 38 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (26.87%) NetScaler
11 35 (26.12%) BGP
11 35 (26.12%) ITIL
12 34 (25.37%) OSPF
12 34 (25.37%) Active Directory
13 33 (24.63%) CCNP
13 33 (24.63%) MPLS
13 33 (24.63%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (23.88%) Palo Alto
15 31 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (20.90%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (20.15%) TCP/IP
19 26 (19.40%) CCNA
19 26 (19.40%) IGRP
19 26 (19.40%) F5
19 26 (19.40%) Arista
20 25 (18.66%) 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 24 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.42%) Office 365
2 8 (5.97%) Akamai
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (76.12%) LAN
2 57 (42.54%) Firewall
3 42 (31.34%) VPN
4 36 (26.87%) NetScaler
5 35 (26.12%) BGP
6 34 (25.37%) OSPF
7 33 (24.63%) MPLS
7 33 (24.63%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (23.13%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (20.90%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (20.15%) TCP/IP
11 26 (19.40%) IGRP
12 25 (18.66%) DHCP
12 25 (18.66%) HTTP
13 24 (17.91%) DNS
13 24 (17.91%) EIGRP
14 22 (16.42%) GLBP
15 19 (14.18%) DWDM
16 18 (13.43%) IPsec
17 17 (12.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (9.70%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.21%) Retail
3 9 (6.72%) Advertising
4 7 (5.22%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Billing
5 2 (1.49%) Military
5 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Security Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) Team Leader
5 12 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Network Team Leader
7 9 (6.72%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (5.97%) Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) IT Support
8 8 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Network Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Help Desk Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.73%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.91%) HTML
1 24 (17.91%) XML
2 12 (8.96%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (41.04%) Data Centre
2 38 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.09%) Windows
2 19 (14.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.21%) Linux
4 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.46%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.72%) Unix
7 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 24 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (14.18%) E-Commerce
4 18 (13.43%) Network Management
5 15 (11.19%) Project Management
6 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.96%) Load Balancing
8 11 (8.21%) DevOps
8 11 (8.21%) High Availability
9 10 (7.46%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.72%) Resource Management
10 9 (6.72%) Supplier Management
10 9 (6.72%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 8 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (5.97%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 7 (5.22%) Change Management
12 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) Python
2 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (24.63%) CCNP
3 26 (19.40%) CCNA
4 9 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) CCIE
6 7 (5.22%) Degree
6 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.48%) CCENT
8 5 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.73%) JNCIE
8 5 (3.73%) JNCIP
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.99%) MCSA
9 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.24%) MCSE
11 2 (1.49%) CCDP
11 2 (1.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.75%) HNC
12 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.66%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.49%) PMO
3 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
2 16 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.46%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.99%) XenApp
5 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) FortiGate
1 9 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.72%) Puppet
1 9 (6.72%) vCenter Server
1 9 (6.72%) vRealize
2 7 (5.22%) SCCM
3 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 81 (60.45%) Cisco
2 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.09%) Citrix
3 43 (32.09%) VMware
4 41 (30.60%) CheckPoint
5 32 (23.88%) Palo Alto
6 26 (19.40%) Arista
6 26 (19.40%) F5
7 23 (17.16%) Fortinet
8 15 (11.19%) Juniper
9 14 (10.45%) Aruba
10 12 (8.96%) Meraki
11 10 (7.46%) Riverbed
12 8 (5.97%) Blue Coat
12 8 (5.97%) Tufin
12 8 (5.97%) Zscaler
13 6 (4.48%) Google
13 6 (4.48%) Veeam
14 5 (3.73%) HP
14 5 (3.73%) Symantec