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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 30 56
Rank change year-on-year -36 +26  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 82 177 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.67% 6.80% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.65% 30.31% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53 144 93
Median salary £42,500 £36,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.64% +2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,250 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 362 584 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.44% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 259 466 437
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 March 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 March 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 -1 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hemel Hempstead -24 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Hatfield +24 9 £37,000 -14.94% 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 £36,500 +14.96%
Rickmansworth - 5 £42,500 - 2
Kings Langley - 4 £41,500 -
Hitchin -4 1 £19,500 -17.02%
Letchworth -11 1 £62,500 +41.24%
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 139 (79.89%) LAN
2 79 (45.40%) Cisco
3 69 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (39.08%) Windows
5 66 (37.93%) Firewall
6 57 (32.76%) Microsoft
7 54 (31.03%) CCNA
7 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 48 (27.59%) VMware
9 40 (22.99%) CCNP
10 39 (22.41%) Data Centre
11 35 (20.11%) VPN
12 34 (19.54%) Wireless
13 32 (18.39%) Citrix
14 30 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 30 (17.24%) ITIL
14 30 (17.24%) Telecoms
15 27 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
15 27 (15.52%) Office 365
16 26 (14.94%) MS Office
17 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
17 24 (13.79%) MPLS
18 23 (13.22%) DNS
19 22 (12.64%) SLA
19 22 (12.64%) Juniper
19 22 (12.64%) Incident Management
19 22 (12.64%) VLAN
19 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008

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 16 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) MS Office
2 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.52%) Office 365
2 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.32%) PaaS
4 6 (3.45%) IaaS
5 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (79.89%) LAN
2 66 (37.93%) Firewall
3 35 (20.11%) VPN
4 34 (19.54%) Wireless
5 30 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 24 (13.79%) MPLS
7 23 (13.22%) DNS
8 22 (12.64%) VLAN
9 20 (11.49%) DHCP
10 19 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (10.34%) BGP
12 17 (9.77%) ISDN
13 16 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (8.62%) PBX
15 14 (8.05%) Network Security
16 13 (7.47%) OSPF
17 12 (6.90%) IP Telephony
18 11 (6.32%) Spanning Tree
18 11 (6.32%) VoIP
19 10 (5.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.90%) Retail
3 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (29.31%) Network Engineer
2 32 (18.39%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (10.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) Analyst
6 15 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Consultant
7 14 (8.05%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.47%) Help Desk Support
9 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Network Consultant
10 11 (6.32%) Network Support
11 9 (5.17%) Desktop Support
11 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) Middleware
2 1 (0.57%) COM
2 1 (0.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.60%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.02%) Blog
3 7 (4.02%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.02%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.30%) Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) EPoS
6 3 (1.72%) iPad
6 3 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.15%) e-Health
7 2 (1.15%) Handset
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
8 1 (0.57%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) PDA
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.08%) Windows
2 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.47%) Linux
7 12 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.45%) Unix
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.24%) ITIL
2 22 (12.64%) Incident Management
3 21 (12.07%) Change Management
4 17 (9.77%) Problem Management
5 15 (8.62%) Asset Management
5 15 (8.62%) Change Control
5 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.90%) Migration
6 12 (6.90%) Network Design
7 11 (6.32%) Presales
7 11 (6.32%) Risk Management
7 11 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.75%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.75%) Network Management
9 9 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.60%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.02%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) C
3 3 (1.72%) PHP
4 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) C++
5 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (39.66%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (31.03%) CCNA
3 40 (22.99%) CCNP
4 18 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 17 (9.77%) Degree
6 13 (7.47%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.90%) BC Cleared
7 12 (6.90%) CCIE
8 8 (4.60%) MCSE
8 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.72%) CCSA
9 3 (1.72%) MCP
9 3 (1.72%) MCSA
9 3 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.64%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.32%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.17%) Terminal Services
5 9 (5.17%) vSphere
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.72%) XenApp
8 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (7.47%) SCCM
2 12 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.87%) ZENworks
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.30%) ThinApp
5 3 (1.72%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 79 (45.40%) Cisco
2 57 (32.76%) Microsoft
3 48 (27.59%) VMware
4 32 (18.39%) Citrix
5 22 (12.64%) Juniper
6 15 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.05%) Computacenter
8 12 (6.90%) Aruba
8 12 (6.90%) F5
8 12 (6.90%) HP
9 6 (3.45%) Avaya
9 6 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 6 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.45%) Veeam
10 5 (2.87%) NetApp
10 5 (2.87%) Novell
10 5 (2.87%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.30%) EMC
11 4 (2.30%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rickmansworth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago