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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 47 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.53% 2.08% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 9.01% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Median salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 133 111 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.81% 23.08% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 68
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 59 (86.76%) LAN
2 44 (64.71%) Cisco
3 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 30 (44.12%) Firewall
4 30 (44.12%) Wireless
5 29 (42.65%) VMware
5 29 (42.65%) Presales
6 27 (39.71%) MPLS
7 25 (36.76%) HP
7 25 (36.76%) Juniper
8 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
9 23 (33.82%) VPN
10 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (30.88%) Aruba
11 20 (29.41%) VLAN
12 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
12 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (26.47%) ITIL
13 17 (25.00%) Windows
13 17 (25.00%) VoIP
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 16 (23.53%) Office 365
14 16 (23.53%) Coaching
14 16 (23.53%) DHCP
14 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
14 16 (23.53%) DNS
14 16 (23.53%) Retail
14 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (22.06%) PaaS

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 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Office 365
2 15 (22.06%) PaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (86.76%) LAN
2 30 (44.12%) Firewall
2 30 (44.12%) Wireless
3 27 (39.71%) MPLS
4 23 (33.82%) VPN
5 20 (29.41%) VLAN
6 17 (25.00%) VoIP
7 16 (23.53%) DHCP
7 16 (23.53%) DNS
8 15 (22.06%) ISDN
8 15 (22.06%) PBX
8 15 (22.06%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (19.12%) Wireless Security
10 12 (17.65%) Skype
11 10 (14.71%) Network Security
12 9 (13.24%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (11.76%) DWDM
13 8 (11.76%) Frame Relay
13 8 (11.76%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (23.53%) Retail
2 13 (19.12%) Marketing
3 11 (16.18%) Games
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Consultant
1 21 (30.88%) Presales Consultant
2 16 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (22.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Office 365 Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Support Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Active Directory Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Active Directory Support
4 14 (20.59%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Network Consultant
6 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Consultant
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
6 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (17.65%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.12%) Blog
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
1 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Presales
2 18 (26.47%) ITIL
3 16 (23.53%) Coaching
4 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
4 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
5 12 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Network Design
8 5 (7.35%) Service Management
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.88%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.47%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (1.47%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C
1 4 (5.88%) R
2 3 (4.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.65%) CCNP
3 11 (16.18%) Degree
4 7 (10.29%) CCIE
5 4 (5.88%) CCDP
5 4 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.06%) Terminal Services
3 15 (22.06%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Cisco
2 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.65%) VMware
4 25 (36.76%) HP
4 25 (36.76%) Juniper
5 21 (30.88%) Aruba
6 11 (16.18%) Citrix
7 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.76%) EMC
8 6 (8.82%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.35%) NetApp
10 4 (5.88%) Brocade
10 4 (5.88%) F5
10 4 (5.88%) SAP
11 3 (4.41%) Draytek
12 1 (1.47%) Dell
12 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car, 25k OTE, Training, Bonus
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