Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 43 34
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.46% 4.81% 5.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.05% 26.63% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 61
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -12.82%
10th Percentile £25,000 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.48% -8.82% -

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 206 184 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.02% 18.07% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 166 131 175
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £33,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% -5.56%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) Wireless
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (29.03%) Presales
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (29.03%) VLAN
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) HP
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (22.58%) Office 365
10 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
10 6 (19.35%) EMC
10 6 (19.35%) CCNP
11 5 (16.13%) CCNA
11 5 (16.13%) Juniper
11 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
11 5 (16.13%) DNS

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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) Wireless
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) DHCP
7 5 (16.13%) DNS
7 5 (16.13%) MPLS
7 5 (16.13%) Skype
7 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.13%) VoIP
7 5 (16.13%) WLAN
8 4 (12.90%) BGP
8 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.90%) ISDN
8 4 (12.90%) OSPF
8 4 (12.90%) PBX
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications Manager
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Services Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Presales Manager
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Head of Presales
5 4 (12.90%) Head of Sales
5 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) PMO Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Presales Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Presales
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (12.90%) DNA
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Business Development
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) CCDP
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) EMC
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki