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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.83% 5.34% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.95% 22.96% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 22
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +22.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,800 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 114 135 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.14% 23.24% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 111 78
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,600 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) Firewall
3 30 (58.82%) Cisco
4 21 (41.18%) MPLS
5 19 (37.25%) VLAN
6 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (35.29%) VPN
6 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 16 (31.37%) Juniper
7 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (31.37%) CCNP
7 16 (31.37%) VMware
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
8 15 (29.41%) Wireless
9 14 (27.45%) ITIL
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
11 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
11 12 (23.53%) Migration
11 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (23.53%) PaaS
12 11 (21.57%) CCIE
12 11 (21.57%) Presales
12 11 (21.57%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (19.61%) Network Security
14 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
14 8 (15.69%) Retail
14 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business

WAN
Top Related 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
1 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) PaaS
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.84%) IaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) Firewall
3 21 (41.18%) MPLS
4 19 (37.25%) VLAN
5 18 (35.29%) VPN
6 15 (29.41%) Wireless
7 11 (21.57%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (19.61%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (19.61%) Network Security
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.69%) DHCP
9 8 (15.69%) DNS
9 8 (15.69%) DWDM
9 8 (15.69%) Frame Relay
9 8 (15.69%) FWSM
9 8 (15.69%) ISDN
9 8 (15.69%) PBX
9 8 (15.69%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (15.69%) VoIP
10 7 (13.73%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (15.69%) Retail
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Network Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Office 365 Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Presales Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Presales Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Wireless Network Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Client Services Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Blog
3 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
1 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 11 (21.57%) Presales
4 8 (15.69%) Coaching
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
4 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.73%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (7.84%) IT Strategy
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.84%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) C
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (31.37%) CCNP
2 16 (31.37%) Degree
3 11 (21.57%) CCIE
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Terminal Services
3 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Juniper
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) F5
5 7 (13.73%) Aruba
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
8 4 (7.84%) Brocade
8 4 (7.84%) Draytek
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.84%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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