The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 75 116
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +41
Permanent jobs citing LAN 95 80 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.83% 3.07% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.87% 11.82% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 76 70 27
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,375 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
639 677 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.73% 26.01% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 429 535 446
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -5 27 £28,000 -13.84% 5
Letchworth +11 21 £25,000 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead +15 17 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Stevenage -5 9 £37,000 -12.94%
St Albans +3 2 £38,750 -
Borehamwood 0 2 - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 149 (87.65%) WAN
2 78 (45.88%) Cisco
3 72 (42.35%) Firewall
4 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
5 59 (34.71%) Windows
6 53 (31.18%) MS Excel
7 48 (28.24%) Active Directory
8 45 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (24.12%) Citrix
10 38 (22.35%) ITIL
11 37 (21.76%) VPN
11 37 (21.76%) VMware
12 32 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (18.82%) HP
12 32 (18.82%) CheckPoint
13 31 (18.24%) Juniper
13 31 (18.24%) TCP/IP
14 30 (17.65%) DNS
15 29 (17.06%) Linux
16 27 (15.88%) MCSE
17 26 (15.29%) CCNP
17 26 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (14.71%) CCNA
19 24 (14.12%) DHCP
20 22 (12.94%) Finance
21 21 (12.35%) Project Management
22 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (11.76%) VoIP
22 20 (11.76%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.06%) IIS
2 12 (7.06%) Apache
3 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (31.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.76%) MS Office
3 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) SaaS
1 5 (2.94%) PaaS
2 3 (1.76%) Office 365
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (87.65%) WAN
2 72 (42.35%) Firewall
3 37 (21.76%) VPN
4 31 (18.24%) TCP/IP
5 30 (17.65%) DNS
6 24 (14.12%) DHCP
7 20 (11.76%) VoIP
8 19 (11.18%) Network Security
9 18 (10.59%) SAN
10 15 (8.82%) VLAN
10 15 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (8.24%) OSPF
12 13 (7.65%) WLAN
13 12 (7.06%) Wireless
13 12 (7.06%) BGP
14 10 (5.88%) Internet
14 10 (5.88%) MPLS
15 9 (5.29%) FTP
16 8 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (4.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.06%) MySQL
2 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Retail
3 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (5.29%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Back Office
6 5 (2.94%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.35%) Legal
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (25.29%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) Analyst
4 21 (12.35%) Architect
5 18 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.82%) Consultant
7 13 (7.65%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Technical Support
9 10 (5.88%) Operations Manager
9 10 (5.88%) Network Support
9 10 (5.88%) Network Manager
9 10 (5.88%) NOC Manager
9 10 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.88%) Network Operations Manager
10 9 (5.29%) IT Support
10 9 (5.29%) Technical Architect
10 9 (5.29%) Technical Leader
10 9 (5.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) XML
2 3 (1.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Clustering
1 12 (7.06%) Fat Client
1 12 (7.06%) Thin Client
2 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.76%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) EPoS
6 2 (1.18%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.59%) SecurID
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.71%) Windows
2 29 (17.06%) Linux
3 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.06%) UNIX
6 10 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.29%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.35%) OpenBSD
10 4 (2.35%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) Solaris
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.18%) Android
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.35%) ITIL
2 26 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (12.35%) Project Management
4 13 (7.65%) Problem Management
4 13 (7.65%) Network Design
4 13 (7.65%) Security Management
5 11 (6.47%) Service Management
6 10 (5.88%) Network Management
7 9 (5.29%) Software Deployment
7 9 (5.29%) Project Planning
8 7 (4.12%) Data Security
8 7 (4.12%) Change Management
9 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.53%) Information Security
9 6 (3.53%) Business Transformation
9 6 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.94%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.94%) Time Management
10 5 (2.94%) ITSM
10 5 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.41%) SQL
2 14 (8.24%) VB
3 12 (7.06%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.12%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.76%) Java
6 2 (1.18%) VB6
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) C#
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (15.88%) MCSE
4 26 (15.29%) CCNP
5 25 (14.71%) CCNA
6 17 (10.00%) MCITP
7 12 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (7.06%) MCP
8 9 (5.29%) Degree
9 7 (4.12%) MCTS
9 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.12%) CCIE
9 7 (4.12%) MCSA
10 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.35%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.35%) CCSA
11 4 (2.35%) CCSE
12 2 (1.18%) HNC
12 2 (1.18%) HND
12 2 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.12%) SLA
3 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) Terminal Server
4 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.35%) Snort
6 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.94%) Nessus
3 4 (2.35%) Nagios
4 3 (1.76%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (45.88%) Cisco
2 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
3 41 (24.12%) Citrix
4 37 (21.76%) VMware
5 32 (18.82%) HP
5 32 (18.82%) CheckPoint
6 31 (18.24%) Juniper
7 13 (7.65%) McAfee
8 12 (7.06%) NetApp
9 9 (5.29%) F5
9 9 (5.29%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.12%) Riverbed
10 7 (4.12%) Oracle
10 7 (4.12%) JBoss
10 7 (4.12%) Apple
11 4 (2.35%) Aruba
12 3 (1.76%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.76%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.18%) Nokia
13 2 (1.18%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Upto 30%
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago