Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 60 56
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.44% 3.74% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.98% 16.36% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 18
Watford median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,000 £31,775
90th Percentile £42,500 £82,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -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 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 192 214 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.38% 22.89% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 138
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,900 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £60,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) LAN
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) Network Security
5 15 (65.22%) VMware
6 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
6 14 (60.87%) VPN
6 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) SLA
10 3 (13.04%) Back Office
10 3 (13.04%) Information Security

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 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) LAN
3 16 (69.57%) Network Security
4 14 (60.87%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) Skype
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) IPv4
8 1 (4.35%) IPv6
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Network Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (13.04%) Information Security
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) ITSM
1 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
1 3 (13.04%) Service Management
1 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (8.70%) Network Management
2 2 (8.70%) Organisational Learning
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCENT
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy