The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.70% 6.57% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 22.95% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +40.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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 Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.35% 28.64% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 34
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stevenage

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ISDN
6 2 (25.00%) PBX
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) pfSense
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell