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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 41 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.08% 1.32% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 7.14% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
11 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.64% 18.42% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds