The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.35% 6.12% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 23.08% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £17,000 £32,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.69% -48.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
LAN
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 20.95% 26.53% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 29
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCEA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) CCIA
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCEA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple