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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 70 95
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 145 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.75% 2.87% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.33% 11.76% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 115 59 50
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £15,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -3.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
596 544 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.63% 24.43% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 457 371 433
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +27 71 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Letchworth +12 15 £26,500 -49.52%
St Albans +7 12 £30,000 -29.41%
Hemel Hempstead +2 12 £56,250 +48.02%
Stevenage +6 5 £41,000 -8.88%
Berkhamsted - 4 £37,000 -
Rickmansworth -2 3 £30,000 +1.69%
Potters Bar - 3 £45,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 192 (81.01%) WAN
2 105 (44.30%) Firewall
3 100 (42.19%) Cisco
4 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 85 (35.86%) Windows
6 75 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (27.43%) VMware
8 61 (25.74%) Citrix
9 60 (25.32%) MS Excel
10 56 (23.63%) ITIL
11 53 (22.36%) Active Directory
12 50 (21.10%) CheckPoint
13 48 (20.25%) HP
13 48 (20.25%) Linux
13 48 (20.25%) MS Office
14 45 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 44 (18.57%) VPN
15 44 (18.57%) CCNA
16 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (15.19%) TCP/IP
18 35 (14.77%) Finance
19 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (13.50%) VoIP
19 32 (13.50%) Network Security
19 32 (13.50%) Network Management
20 31 (13.08%) CCNP
21 28 (11.81%) SAN
21 28 (11.81%) MPLS
21 28 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
22 27 (11.39%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (8.02%) Lync
2 17 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.33%) IIS
4 11 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.38%) Apache
7 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 60 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 48 (20.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.59%) PaaS
2 12 (5.06%) Office 365
2 12 (5.06%) IaaS
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.11%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 192 (81.01%) WAN
2 105 (44.30%) Firewall
3 44 (18.57%) VPN
4 36 (15.19%) TCP/IP
5 32 (13.50%) VoIP
5 32 (13.50%) Network Security
6 28 (11.81%) SAN
6 28 (11.81%) MPLS
7 27 (11.39%) DNS
8 22 (9.28%) OSPF
8 22 (9.28%) BGP
8 22 (9.28%) DHCP
9 21 (8.86%) VLAN
10 13 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (5.49%) WLAN
11 12 (5.06%) IPsec
12 11 (4.64%) IP Telephony
12 11 (4.64%) Wireless
12 11 (4.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
General
1 35 (14.77%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Retail
3 22 (9.28%) Legal
4 15 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.69%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (24.47%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 33 (13.92%) Architect
4 24 (10.13%) Analyst
4 24 (10.13%) Technical Support
5 23 (9.70%) Operations Engineer
6 18 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.17%) Consultant
8 16 (6.75%) IT Architect
9 15 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.33%) Operations Support Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (5.06%) Operations Manager
11 12 (5.06%) Network Manager
11 12 (5.06%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (5.06%) Network Operations Manager
11 12 (5.06%) NOC Manager
11 12 (5.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (5.06%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.27%) Web Services
1 3 (1.27%) XML
2 2 (0.84%) LAMP
2 2 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.75%) Management Information System
1 16 (6.75%) Visualisation
2 9 (3.80%) Handset
3 6 (2.53%) Clustering
4 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.69%) EPoS
4 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.27%) PKI
6 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.84%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) Replication
7 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (35.86%) Windows
2 48 (20.25%) Linux
3 42 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.17%) Windows XP
6 13 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.38%) UNIX
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.84%) AIX
11 2 (0.84%) HPUX
11 2 (0.84%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.84%) CentOS
11 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.42%) NetWare
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.63%) ITIL
2 32 (13.50%) Network Management
3 28 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.44%) Project Management
4 20 (8.44%) Change Management
5 17 (7.17%) Information Security
5 17 (7.17%) Network Design
6 13 (5.49%) Project Planning
7 12 (5.06%) E-Commerce
7 12 (5.06%) Business Transformation
8 11 (4.64%) Software Deployment
8 11 (4.64%) Service Management
9 10 (4.22%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.80%) Security Management
11 8 (3.38%) ITSM
12 7 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.53%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.53%) Business Continuity
13 6 (2.53%) Time Management
14 5 (2.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.59%) SQL
2 6 (2.53%) VB
3 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.27%) C
4 3 (1.27%) Java
4 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.84%) C#
5 2 (0.84%) VB6
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (18.57%) CCNA
3 31 (13.08%) CCNP
4 24 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.44%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (8.02%) MCSE
7 16 (6.75%) Degree
8 15 (6.33%) CCIE
9 11 (4.64%) MCITP
10 10 (4.22%) MCP
11 5 (2.11%) MCSA
11 5 (2.11%) RHCE
12 4 (1.69%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.69%) CCSA
12 4 (1.69%) ISEB
12 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.27%) MCTS
13 3 (1.27%) CCSE
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (22.36%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.53%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.11%) vSphere
6 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.84%) pfSense
7 2 (0.84%) Snort
8 1 (0.42%) KVM
8 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.42%) XenApp
8 1 (0.42%) XenServer
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.11%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.11%) Nessus
4 4 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.84%) PureDisk
5 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Nagios
5 2 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView
Vendors
1 100 (42.19%) Cisco
2 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 65 (27.43%) VMware
4 61 (25.74%) Citrix
5 50 (21.10%) CheckPoint
6 48 (20.25%) HP
7 25 (10.55%) Juniper
8 20 (8.44%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.17%) ProCurve
9 17 (7.17%) F5
10 13 (5.49%) Riverbed
10 13 (5.49%) Fortinet
10 13 (5.49%) Dell
11 10 (4.22%) Mitel
11 10 (4.22%) Aruba
12 8 (3.38%) Meru Networks
12 8 (3.38%) Novell
13 7 (2.95%) NetApp
13 7 (2.95%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.53%) McAfee
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