Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 74 65
Rank change year-on-year -26 -9 -31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 82 187 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.53% 3.78% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 17.64% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 65 170 114
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.73% +23.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £71,250 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 689 1,060 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.24% 21.41% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 527 866 514
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +9.83% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 March 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 19 March 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
Watford +2 28 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead +21 13 £39,500 +31.67% 2
Hertford - 12 £26,000 - 1
Hatfield 0 7 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Stevenage -2 5 £19,500 -51.25%
St Albans +30 4 £30,000 +30.43%
Borehamwood +9 1 £34,000 +38.78%
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 74 (90.24%) LAN
2 48 (58.54%) Firewall
3 43 (52.44%) Cisco
4 42 (51.22%) Windows
5 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
5 38 (46.34%) VMware
6 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
8 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
9 27 (32.93%) VPN
10 26 (31.71%) Linux
10 26 (31.71%) SQL
11 24 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (29.27%) Office 365
12 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.61%) Citrix
13 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
14 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
14 18 (21.95%) DNS
15 17 (20.73%) DHCP
15 17 (20.73%) Network Security
16 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
18 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
18 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (15.85%) Juniper
19 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 12 (14.63%) WLAN

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 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (29.27%) Office 365
2 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.66%) OpenDNS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (90.24%) LAN
2 48 (58.54%) Firewall
3 27 (32.93%) VPN
4 18 (21.95%) DNS
5 17 (20.73%) DHCP
5 17 (20.73%) Network Security
6 12 (14.63%) WLAN
7 11 (13.41%) Wireless
8 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.54%) BGP
9 7 (8.54%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (7.32%) Converged Networks
10 6 (7.32%) SNMP
10 6 (7.32%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.10%) MPLS
11 5 (6.10%) Skype
11 5 (6.10%) VLAN
12 4 (4.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) MySQL
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
General
1 4 (4.88%) Back Office
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) French Language
2 3 (3.66%) Greek Language
2 3 (3.66%) Italian Language
2 3 (3.66%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (3.66%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 12 (14.63%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Junior
8 5 (6.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.98%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.76%) CMDB
3 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.66%) iPad
7 2 (2.44%) e-Health
7 2 (2.44%) Handset
7 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
3 26 (31.71%) Linux
4 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
6 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
9 9 (10.98%) Ubuntu
10 7 (8.54%) CentOS
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (12.20%) Coaching
2 10 (12.20%) ITSM
2 10 (12.20%) Time Management
3 9 (10.98%) High Availability
3 9 (10.98%) Migration
4 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (9.76%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Project Management
4 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (8.54%) BCP
5 7 (8.54%) Change Management
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 7 (8.54%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
6 6 (7.32%) Runbook
6 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.98%) CCNA
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCIE
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) CCENT
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.22%) MCSA
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.76%) Terminal Services
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) Firmware
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
1 7 (8.54%) SCOM
1 7 (8.54%) SCVMM
1 7 (8.54%) vRealize
2 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.66%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Cisco
2 38 (46.34%) VMware
3 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.61%) Citrix
5 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
6 13 (15.85%) Juniper
7 10 (12.20%) Dell
8 9 (10.98%) ConnectWise
8 9 (10.98%) HP
8 9 (10.98%) Palo Alto
9 7 (8.54%) EMC
9 7 (8.54%) Hitachi
9 7 (8.54%) IBM
9 7 (8.54%) Meraki
9 7 (8.54%) NetApp
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle
9 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
9 7 (8.54%) Snow
9 7 (8.54%) Symantec
10 5 (6.10%) Aruba