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 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
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 69 54 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.01% 2.85% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.29% 11.82% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 December 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 25 £42,500 -21.29% 2
Watford -14 20 £29,000 -4.91% 3
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £45,000 +60.71%
Stevenage +10 3 £47,500 -8.65%
Hertford - 3 - -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
St Albans -29 1 £31,500 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 134 (91.16%) WAN
2 86 (58.50%) Cisco
3 71 (48.30%) Firewall
4 63 (42.86%) Windows
5 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
6 52 (35.37%) VPN
7 43 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (28.57%) VMware
9 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
10 38 (25.85%) Active Directory
11 37 (25.17%) Citrix
12 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (22.45%) MPLS
14 32 (21.77%) DNS
14 32 (21.77%) CheckPoint
15 30 (20.41%) HP
16 29 (19.73%) VoIP
17 28 (19.05%) CCNP
17 28 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
18 25 (17.01%) ITIL
19 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
20 22 (14.97%) SAN
20 22 (14.97%) VLAN
21 21 (14.29%) DHCP
21 21 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
21 21 (14.29%) Finance
21 21 (14.29%) Problem Management
22 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
22 20 (13.61%) Network Design
22 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.16%) Lync
3 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.08%) Apache
5 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.72%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.04%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) PaaS
2 5 (3.40%) Office 365
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.72%) IaaS
4 3 (2.04%) SaaS
5 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 134 (91.16%) WAN
2 71 (48.30%) Firewall
3 52 (35.37%) VPN
4 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
5 33 (22.45%) MPLS
6 32 (21.77%) DNS
7 29 (19.73%) VoIP
8 28 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (14.97%) VLAN
9 22 (14.97%) SAN
10 21 (14.29%) DHCP
11 15 (10.20%) IP Telephony
12 14 (9.52%) Wireless
13 13 (8.84%) Network Security
14 11 (7.48%) Ethernet
14 11 (7.48%) WLAN
14 11 (7.48%) Internet
15 10 (6.80%) Multicast
16 8 (5.44%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Big Data
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (19.73%) Network Engineer
2 27 (18.37%) Analyst
3 26 (17.69%) Support Engineer
4 25 (17.01%) Architect
5 15 (10.20%) Consultant
5 15 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Technical Leader
9 9 (6.12%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Solutions Consultant
10 8 (5.44%) Lead Architect
10 8 (5.44%) IT Support
10 8 (5.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) COM
2 3 (2.04%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.04%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.44%) Handset
4 7 (4.76%) Statistics
5 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.36%) FMCG
7 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.36%) Blog
7 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Windows
2 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.84%) Linux
6 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.08%) UNIX
10 4 (2.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Solaris
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) ITIL
2 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
3 21 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 20 (13.61%) Network Design
5 14 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 14 (9.52%) Change Management
6 13 (8.84%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.48%) Time Management
7 11 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.80%) Business Transformation
8 10 (6.80%) SIEM
8 10 (6.80%) CRM
9 9 (6.12%) Network Management
10 8 (5.44%) Change Control
10 8 (5.44%) Migration
10 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.76%) Service Management
11 7 (4.76%) Coaching
12 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) C
3 6 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (19.05%) CCNP
3 19 (12.93%) Degree
4 17 (11.56%) CCNA
5 9 (6.12%) CISSP
5 9 (6.12%) SSCP
5 9 (6.12%) GCIA
5 9 (6.12%) GCIH
6 7 (4.76%) CCSA
6 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) CCIE
8 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.04%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.04%) HP MASE
9 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.36%) MCITP
10 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 38 (25.85%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.12%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.44%) Terminal Services
5 8 (5.44%) XenApp
5 8 (5.44%) vSphere
6 6 (4.08%) Terminal Server
6 6 (4.08%) Samba
7 5 (3.40%) XenServer
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.36%) pfSense
10 1 (0.68%) vCloud
10 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.68%) NFS
10 1 (0.68%) Xen
10 1 (0.68%) NLBS
10 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Nessus
2 6 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.40%) SCCM
4 4 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.04%) ZENworks
5 3 (2.04%) OpenView
6 2 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (1.36%) Cacti
6 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (58.50%) Cisco
2 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
3 42 (28.57%) VMware
4 37 (25.17%) Citrix
5 32 (21.77%) CheckPoint
6 30 (20.41%) HP
7 17 (11.56%) SolarWinds
8 12 (8.16%) F5
9 11 (7.48%) Meru Networks
10 10 (6.80%) Mitel
11 9 (6.12%) Aruba
11 9 (6.12%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.44%) IBM
13 7 (4.76%) Dell
14 6 (4.08%) EMC
14 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
14 6 (4.08%) 3Com
15 5 (3.40%) ProCurve
15 5 (3.40%) Juniper
15 5 (3.40%) BMC
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago