The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 88 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.79% 2.57% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.07% 10.57% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 45 64
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £15,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £55,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
LAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
487 492 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.96% 24.31% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 384 327 489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +26 40 £42,500 +165.62% 3
St Albans +3 10 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 9 £51,250 -5.09% 1
Letchworth +9 5 £26,500 -49.52%
Stevenage -1 3 £41,000 -24.07%
Potters Bar - 3 £45,000 -
Hertford - 2 £23,250 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £37,500 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 176 (80.73%) WAN
2 105 (48.17%) Microsoft
3 97 (44.50%) Firewall
4 93 (42.66%) Cisco
5 75 (34.40%) Windows
6 67 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (29.36%) VMware
8 55 (25.23%) ITIL
9 54 (24.77%) Citrix
10 53 (24.31%) MS Excel
10 53 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (21.10%) MS Office
12 45 (20.64%) VPN
12 45 (20.64%) Active Directory
13 43 (19.72%) HP
14 42 (19.27%) Finance
15 41 (18.81%) CheckPoint
16 38 (17.43%) CCNA
16 38 (17.43%) Linux
16 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (16.51%) TCP/IP
18 35 (16.06%) VoIP
18 35 (16.06%) Network Management
19 34 (15.60%) MPLS
20 30 (13.76%) SAN
20 30 (13.76%) Disaster Recovery
21 28 (12.84%) Retail
21 28 (12.84%) CCNP
21 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (12.39%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (10.55%) Lync
2 19 (8.72%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.21%) IIS
6 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 53 (24.31%) MS Excel
2 46 (21.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.09%) PaaS
2 12 (5.50%) Office 365
2 12 (5.50%) IaaS
3 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 176 (80.73%) WAN
2 97 (44.50%) Firewall
3 45 (20.64%) VPN
4 36 (16.51%) TCP/IP
5 35 (16.06%) VoIP
6 34 (15.60%) MPLS
7 30 (13.76%) SAN
8 25 (11.47%) DNS
8 25 (11.47%) DHCP
9 24 (11.01%) Network Security
10 23 (10.55%) VLAN
11 22 (10.09%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (7.80%) OSPF
13 15 (6.88%) BGP
13 15 (6.88%) IP Telephony
14 14 (6.42%) Internet
15 12 (5.50%) Wireless
15 12 (5.50%) IPsec
15 12 (5.50%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (5.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Retail
3 22 (10.09%) Legal
4 15 (6.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (20.18%) Network Engineer
2 38 (17.43%) Architect
3 37 (16.97%) Support Engineer
4 28 (12.84%) Technical Support
5 23 (10.55%) Consultant
5 23 (10.55%) Operations Engineer
6 18 (8.26%) Analyst
7 17 (7.80%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (7.34%) IT Architect
8 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 16 (7.34%) Technical Leader
8 16 (7.34%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 15 (6.88%) Operations Support Engineer
10 12 (5.50%) Technical Architect
11 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.05%) Network Manager
11 11 (5.05%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.05%) Lead Technical Architect
11 11 (5.05%) Lead Architect
12 10 (4.59%) NOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) COM
2 3 (1.38%) Web Services
3 2 (0.92%) LAMP
3 2 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.34%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.05%) Handset
4 6 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.38%) Clustering
5 3 (1.38%) PKI
5 3 (1.38%) Statistics
5 3 (1.38%) EPoS
6 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.92%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.40%) Windows
2 38 (17.43%) Linux
2 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.42%) Windows XP
4 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.38%) HPUX
9 2 (0.92%) Solaris
9 2 (0.92%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) NetWare
10 1 (0.46%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.46%) UNIX
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.23%) ITIL
2 35 (16.06%) Network Management
3 30 (13.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (10.55%) Change Management
5 17 (7.80%) Information Security
5 17 (7.80%) Network Design
5 17 (7.80%) Project Planning
6 16 (7.34%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.34%) Business Transformation
7 14 (6.42%) Project Management
8 11 (5.05%) Software Deployment
9 10 (4.59%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.21%) ITSM
11 6 (2.75%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.75%) Migration
11 6 (2.75%) Time Management
11 6 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (2.29%) Business Continuity Planning
12 5 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.59%) SQL
2 8 (3.67%) C
3 2 (0.92%) C#
3 2 (0.92%) VB
3 2 (0.92%) VB6
4 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (17.43%) CCNA
3 28 (12.84%) CCNP
4 25 (11.47%) Degree
5 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (5.96%) MCSE
7 10 (4.59%) MCP
8 9 (4.13%) CCIE
8 9 (4.13%) MCITP
9 5 (2.29%) MCSA
9 5 (2.29%) RHCE
10 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.38%) ISEB
11 3 (1.38%) MCTS
12 2 (0.92%) CCSA
13 1 (0.46%) CCSE
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.64%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.05%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.75%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.29%) XenApp
6 5 (2.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.92%) pfSense
7 2 (0.92%) XenServer
7 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.46%) Snort
8 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.92%) SCCM
5 2 (0.92%) PureDisk
5 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
6 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 105 (48.17%) Microsoft
2 93 (42.66%) Cisco
3 64 (29.36%) VMware
4 54 (24.77%) Citrix
5 43 (19.72%) HP
6 41 (18.81%) CheckPoint
7 20 (9.17%) Red Hat
8 16 (7.34%) ProCurve
9 14 (6.42%) Fortinet
9 14 (6.42%) Dell
10 13 (5.96%) Mitel
10 13 (5.96%) F5
11 12 (5.50%) Aruba
11 12 (5.50%) Juniper
12 10 (4.59%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.59%) Meru Networks
13 8 (3.67%) Novell
13 8 (3.67%) IBM
13 8 (3.67%) Riverbed
14 7 (3.21%) Blue Coat
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