The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.57% 1.25% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 5.00% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £36,000 £54,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 28.57% 25.00% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 58
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £57,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Hertfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

WAN
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

WAN Salary Trend in Stevenage

WAN
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

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

WAN Salary Histogram in Stevenage

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (85.71%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) VLAN
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
5 7 (50.00%) Security Management
5 7 (50.00%) Juniper
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix
10 2 (14.29%) Apple
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (14.29%) McAfee
10 2 (14.29%) HTTP
10 2 (14.29%) DNS
10 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
10 2 (14.29%) Linux
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 2 (14.29%) IIS
10 2 (14.29%) MS Office
10 2 (14.29%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) VLAN
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) ISDN
6 1 (7.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Operations
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) pfSense
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell