Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.32% 3.68% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 18.81% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 46
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £36,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,500 £61,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +19.21% -11.18%

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 245 202 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.21% 19.55% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 182 160 161
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) Cisco
4 22 (52.38%) Wireless
4 22 (52.38%) VMware
5 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 21 (50.00%) Presales
6 19 (45.24%) HP
7 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (42.86%) Windows
7 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 18 (42.86%) Firewall
7 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (38.10%) VLAN
10 15 (35.71%) ITIL
10 15 (35.71%) VPN
10 15 (35.71%) PaaS
10 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (35.71%) Office 365
10 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
11 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 14 (33.33%) Coaching
11 14 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (33.33%) Skype
11 14 (33.33%) Skype for Business
11 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Office 365
1 15 (35.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 22 (52.38%) Wireless
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
4 16 (38.10%) VLAN
5 15 (35.71%) VPN
6 14 (33.33%) DHCP
6 14 (33.33%) DNS
6 14 (33.33%) ISDN
6 14 (33.33%) MPLS
6 14 (33.33%) PBX
6 14 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (33.33%) Skype
6 14 (33.33%) VoIP
7 11 (26.19%) Wireless Security
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.38%) HSRP
11 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
General
1 14 (33.33%) Retail
2 13 (30.95%) Games
3 10 (23.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (30.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Presales Consultant
4 11 (26.19%) Network Consultant
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Consultant
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
5 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Wireless Network Consultant
6 9 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Active Directory Support
7 8 (19.05%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Presales Manager
7 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (23.81%) Blog
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
1 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Presales
2 15 (35.71%) ITIL
3 14 (33.33%) Coaching
3 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 11 (26.19%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.90%) DNA
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) Business Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.38%) Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.38%) IT Strategy
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) R
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 19 (45.24%) HP
5 14 (33.33%) Juniper
6 12 (28.57%) Aruba
7 8 (19.05%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Meraki