The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.32% 6.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 26.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £17,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
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
33 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.85% 24.47% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 30
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

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

WAN
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

WAN Salary Trend in St Albans

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
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

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing WAN 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 WAN. 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%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
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%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Apple