Period
to 19 June 2019

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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 65 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 -31 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 27 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.12% 2.86% 6.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 13.04% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 35
Watford median annual salary £32,000 £46,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.55% -10.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,375 £39,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,125 £76,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -32.63% -5.00% +25.00%

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 193 207 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.71% 21.95% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 147 169 184
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,450 £23,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,500 £61,175
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 15 (83.33%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) DHCP
7 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
8 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 7 (38.89%) vRealize
8 7 (38.89%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (38.89%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (38.89%) Snow
8 7 (38.89%) High Availability
8 7 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
8 7 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (38.89%) Time Management
8 7 (38.89%) CMDB
8 7 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy

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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (38.89%) WLAN
6 6 (33.33%) Converged Networks
6 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 1 (5.56%) Broadband
9 1 (5.56%) ISDN
9 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (38.89%) CMDB
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
3 6 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) CentOS
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) BCP
2 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (38.89%) High Availability
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 7 (38.89%) ITSM
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (38.89%) Time Management
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Runbook
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Architecture Roadmap
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) Terminal Services
3 7 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
1 7 (38.89%) SCVMM
1 7 (38.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 7 (38.89%) EMC
5 7 (38.89%) Hitachi
5 7 (38.89%) IBM
5 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Snow
5 7 (38.89%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Aruba
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.56%) SAP