The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.19% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 29.93% 32.06% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 14
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,250 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in St Albans

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco