The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 16 17 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 5.38% 4.55% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 37.50% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £36,500 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.07% -12.30%  
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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 8 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 25.81% 12.12% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 17
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

WAN
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Welwyn Garden City.

Salary trend for WAN in Welwyn Garden City

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) Network Management
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 6 (60.00%) Unix
6 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (50.00%) Network Design
6 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (50.00%) Test Management
7 4 (40.00%) Firewall
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (30.00%) Juniper
8 3 (30.00%) SLA
8 3 (30.00%) Remedy
8 3 (30.00%) CCNP
8 3 (30.00%) CCNA
8 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (30.00%) Computacenter
8 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (20.00%) EPoS
10 1 (10.00%) Sophos
10 1 (10.00%) Apple
10 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (10.00%) Retail

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Computacenter
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam