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 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 Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.42% 0.71% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 4.17% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Average salary £37,000 £25,250 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.53% +8.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 24 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 23.01% 17.14% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 106
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £57,000 £50,000
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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stevenage

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (55.56%) VLAN
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco
6 13 (48.15%) VoIP
6 13 (48.15%) Network Design
6 13 (48.15%) Security Management
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) MCSE
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Advertising
9 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
10 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (11.11%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
10 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
10 3 (11.11%) HP
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.11%) CCNP
10 3 (11.11%) VPN
10 3 (11.11%) DNS
10 3 (11.11%) MS Office
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (55.56%) VLAN
5 13 (48.15%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Change Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Network Design
1 13 (48.15%) Security Management
2 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Juniper
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow