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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 61 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 73 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.59% 3.65% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 14.83% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 59
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +6 34 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Watford -14 17 £50,000 +63.93% 4
Stevenage +13 4 £47,500 +28.37%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £45,000 - 1
Hertford - 3 - -
St Albans -21 2 £31,500 -3.07%
Borehamwood +5 1 £24,000 -26.15%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 130 (92.86%) WAN
2 88 (62.86%) Cisco
3 64 (45.71%) Windows
4 63 (45.00%) Firewall
5 48 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 43 (30.71%) VPN
7 42 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 39 (27.86%) Citrix
9 39 (27.86%) VMware
10 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
11 34 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 27 (19.29%) CCNP
14 26 (18.57%) Problem Management
15 24 (17.14%) SAN
15 24 (17.14%) MPLS
15 24 (17.14%) DNS
16 23 (16.43%) HP
16 23 (16.43%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (15.71%) MS Excel
18 21 (15.00%) MS Exchange
18 21 (15.00%) ITIL
18 21 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (14.29%) SLA
19 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (14.29%) Telecoms
20 19 (13.57%) VoIP
21 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
22 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.29%) Lync
4 6 (4.29%) Apache
4 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.14%) WorkSite
6 3 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.86%) PaaS
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (92.86%) WAN
2 63 (45.00%) Firewall
3 43 (30.71%) VPN
4 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 24 (17.14%) SAN
5 24 (17.14%) MPLS
5 24 (17.14%) DNS
6 23 (16.43%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (13.57%) VoIP
8 14 (10.00%) DHCP
8 14 (10.00%) VLAN
9 11 (7.86%) IP Telephony
9 11 (7.86%) Wireless
10 10 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 9 (6.43%) Network Security
11 9 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (6.43%) WLAN
12 8 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (5.00%) Broadband
13 7 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) Big Data
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
General
1 20 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.57%) Finance
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.43%) Games
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Analyst
2 31 (22.14%) Network Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) Architect
5 18 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Consultant
8 10 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.43%) Solutions Consultant
9 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Application Packaging
1 5 (3.57%) COM
2 3 (2.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Statistics
3 5 (3.57%) Handset
4 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) PMI
6 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.43%) FMCG
6 2 (1.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.71%) Windows
2 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.71%) Linux
8 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.29%) UNIX
9 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) HPUX
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Problem Management
2 21 (15.00%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 15 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 15 (10.71%) Change Management
5 14 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.29%) Network Design
7 12 (8.57%) Change Control
8 11 (7.86%) Project Planning
8 11 (7.86%) Service Management
9 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (7.14%) Time Management
10 9 (6.43%) Migration
10 9 (6.43%) CRM
10 9 (6.43%) SIEM
11 8 (5.71%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.29%) ITSM
13 5 (3.57%) Data Management
13 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) Java
3 5 (3.57%) C
4 2 (1.43%) VB
4 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (19.29%) CCNP
3 15 (10.71%) CCNA
4 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.86%) Degree
5 11 (7.86%) CCSA
6 9 (6.43%) GCIA
6 9 (6.43%) GCIH
6 9 (6.43%) SSCP
6 9 (6.43%) CISSP
7 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.57%) CCIE
8 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.14%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.14%) HP MASE
8 3 (2.14%) MCITP
9 2 (1.43%) CCIA
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 40 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.71%) vSphere
5 6 (4.29%) XenApp
5 6 (4.29%) Terminal Server
5 6 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.29%) Samba
6 5 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.14%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.14%) NLBS
7 3 (2.14%) Xen
7 3 (2.14%) XenServer
7 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) NFS
8 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) SCCM
2 9 (6.43%) Nessus
3 6 (4.29%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.57%) ZENworks
5 4 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.86%) WSUS
6 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.43%) Cacti
6 2 (1.43%) OpenView
6 2 (1.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (62.86%) Cisco
2 48 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 39 (27.86%) Citrix
3 39 (27.86%) VMware
4 28 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 23 (16.43%) HP
6 13 (9.29%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.43%) F5
8 8 (5.71%) Meru Networks
8 8 (5.71%) EMC
9 7 (5.00%) IBM
9 7 (5.00%) NetApp
10 6 (4.29%) Juniper
10 6 (4.29%) Mitel
11 5 (3.57%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.57%) 3Com
11 5 (3.57%) BMC
11 5 (3.57%) CA
11 5 (3.57%) Aruba
12 4 (2.86%) Splunk
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive plus flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 per annum + 5k on call, £5,400 car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
MCSP
Posted: 14 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £600000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 23 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago