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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.77% 4.20% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 11.32% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £42,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
30 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 19.23% 37.06% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 28
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 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in St Albans

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Telnet
4 7 (58.33%) Intranet
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) Novell
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) vSphere
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) XenApp
8 1 (8.33%) XenServer
8 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Telnet
3 7 (58.33%) Intranet
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Novell
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
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