Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 59 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 164 194 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.69% 4.39% 5.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.25% 26.47% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 151 140 220
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £59,250 £61,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 951 733 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.39% 16.57% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 790 560 771
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% -0.56% -1.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Watford -13 32 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hatfield +8 20 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Welwyn Garden City -12 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Hemel Hempstead -52 10 £58,750 +30.56%
Stevenage +8 6 £40,000 +90.48% 2
Hitchin -7 5 £19,500 -31.58%
Hoddesdon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £24,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (87.80%) LAN
2 103 (62.80%) Cisco
3 83 (50.61%) Firewall
4 80 (48.78%) Citrix
5 73 (44.51%) Data Centre
6 69 (42.07%) VMware
7 67 (40.85%) VPN
8 58 (35.37%) Windows
8 58 (35.37%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (32.93%) CheckPoint
10 51 (31.10%) Microsoft
11 50 (30.49%) OSPF
11 50 (30.49%) BGP
12 49 (29.88%) F5
13 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
14 45 (27.44%) HTTP
15 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (24.39%) NetScaler
16 40 (24.39%) DHCP
16 40 (24.39%) EIGRP
17 38 (23.17%) Palo Alto
18 37 (22.56%) Cisco IOS
19 36 (21.95%) IGRP
19 36 (21.95%) HTML
19 36 (21.95%) XML
19 36 (21.95%) GLBP
19 36 (21.95%) Arista
20 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
20 35 (21.34%) TCP/IP
21 34 (20.73%) DNS

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 31 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.49%) CMS
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) Office 365
2 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.27%) AWS CloudTrail
3 7 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (3.66%) Akamai
4 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.66%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (87.80%) LAN
2 83 (50.61%) Firewall
3 67 (40.85%) VPN
4 58 (35.37%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (30.49%) BGP
5 50 (30.49%) OSPF
6 45 (27.44%) HTTP
7 40 (24.39%) DHCP
7 40 (24.39%) EIGRP
7 40 (24.39%) NetScaler
8 37 (22.56%) Cisco IOS
9 36 (21.95%) GLBP
9 36 (21.95%) IGRP
10 35 (21.34%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.73%) DNS
12 33 (20.12%) VLAN
13 28 (17.07%) MPLS
14 27 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (16.46%) Wireless
15 25 (15.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Advertising
3 8 (4.88%) Back Office
3 8 (4.88%) Military
4 6 (3.66%) Marketing
4 6 (3.66%) Retail
5 5 (3.05%) Games
6 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (18.29%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) Support Engineer
3 24 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Security Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Consultant
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (9.76%) Help Desk Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) Senior Security Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) Help Desk Support
8 14 (8.54%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) Administrator
10 12 (7.32%) Team Leader
11 11 (6.71%) Network Manager
12 10 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (6.10%) IT Administrator
13 9 (5.49%) Network Administrator
14 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 7 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 7 (4.27%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.95%) HTML
1 36 (21.95%) XML
2 9 (5.49%) POSIX
3 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 73 (44.51%) Data Centre
2 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.88%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.05%) CMDB
5 5 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.44%) Blog
6 4 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.44%) User Experience
7 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.37%) Windows
2 29 (17.68%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.10%) Linux
5 10 (6.10%) Windows 10
6 9 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.05%) Unix
9 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
2 29 (17.68%) ITIL
3 17 (10.37%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.15%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.54%) Change Management
6 12 (7.32%) Project Management
6 12 (7.32%) Software Deployment
7 10 (6.10%) High Availability
7 10 (6.10%) Presales
8 9 (5.49%) Data Encryption
8 9 (5.49%) Data Security
8 9 (5.49%) Network Optimisation
8 9 (5.49%) Server Building
8 9 (5.49%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (4.88%) Document Management
9 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (4.27%) Fault Management
10 7 (4.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.05%) Python
3 4 (2.44%) R
3 4 (2.44%) SQL
3 4 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (20.12%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (17.07%) CCNP
3 16 (9.76%) Degree
4 10 (6.10%) CCNA
4 10 (6.10%) CCSA
5 9 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.66%) CCSE
6 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.05%) CCDP
8 1 (0.61%) CCAA
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) SLA
2 6 (3.66%) PMO
3 4 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.10%) XenApp
4 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.49%) vSphere
5 8 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.05%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.05%) Puppet
2 5 (3.05%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.05%) vRealize
2 5 (3.05%) WSUS
3 3 (1.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 103 (62.80%) Cisco
2 80 (48.78%) Citrix
3 69 (42.07%) VMware
4 54 (32.93%) CheckPoint
5 51 (31.10%) Microsoft
6 49 (29.88%) F5
7 38 (23.17%) Palo Alto
8 36 (21.95%) Arista
9 30 (18.29%) Fortinet
10 24 (14.63%) Juniper
11 17 (10.37%) Blue Coat
12 16 (9.76%) HP
13 12 (7.32%) Aruba
14 9 (5.49%) Xerox
15 7 (4.27%) EMC
16 6 (3.66%) Meraki
16 6 (3.66%) Riverbed
17 5 (3.05%) Tufin
18 1 (0.61%) Kaseya
18 1 (0.61%) SonicWALL