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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 15 29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - 7.59% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
24 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 14.72% 22.78% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £49,500
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 21 October 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (63.64%) Intranet
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Telnet
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) Novell
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) Intranet
3 7 (63.64%) Telnet
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Novell
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel