The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 8.61% 2.98% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.24% 6.67% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 75 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 22.52% 44.64% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 23
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
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LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

LAN
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the St Albans region.

LAN Salary Trend in St Albans

LAN
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in St Albans

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) MS Office
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) Internet
7 7 (43.75%) Intranet
7 7 (43.75%) Telnet
7 7 (43.75%) Novell
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) VB
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) LAMP
10 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 2 (12.50%) Clustering
10 2 (12.50%) Billing
10 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
10 2 (12.50%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 2 (12.50%) PowerShell

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (43.75%) Telnet
3 7 (43.75%) Intranet
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Novell
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel