Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 46 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.94% 4.82% 5.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 27.32% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 62
Watford median annual salary £43,750 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,375 £38,025 £35,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £67,500 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +6.25%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 197 194 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.67% 17.65% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 159 143 190
Watford median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £60,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Watford

WAN
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Watford.

Salary trend for WAN in Watford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Watford over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Firewall
4 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) CCNP
8 7 (25.00%) CCNA
8 7 (25.00%) VLAN
9 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 4 (14.29%) Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) Business Development
11 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) VPN
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 4 (14.29%) HSRP
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) WLAN
9 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Network Services Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Account Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) PMO Manager
5 3 (10.71%) PMO Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) B2B
3 4 (14.29%) B2B Sales
3 4 (14.29%) Business Development
3 4 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
4 2 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Business Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.14%) CCENT
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) PMO
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Aruba
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) VMware