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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 80 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.47% 2.34% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 10.40% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 55
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
482 452 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.90% 22.53% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 384 309 494
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +24 34 £45,000 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -14 11 £41,250 -23.61% 1
Hertford - 5 £29,000 - 1
St Albans -14 4 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Stevenage -4 3 £41,000 -24.07%
Hitchin - 3 £70,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +7 1 £45,000 +45.16%
Borehamwood +3 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 £26,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 177 (81.19%) WAN
2 109 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 103 (47.25%) Cisco
4 100 (45.87%) Firewall
5 81 (37.16%) Windows
6 68 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (30.73%) VMware
8 59 (27.06%) Citrix
9 56 (25.69%) MS Excel
9 56 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (24.77%) ITIL
11 51 (23.39%) VPN
11 51 (23.39%) Active Directory
11 51 (23.39%) HP
12 45 (20.64%) MS Office
13 43 (19.72%) Mentoring
14 42 (19.27%) Finance
15 41 (18.81%) VoIP
16 40 (18.35%) CheckPoint
16 40 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (17.43%) MPLS
17 38 (17.43%) CCNA
18 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
19 36 (16.51%) Linux
20 34 (15.60%) Network Management
21 32 (14.68%) SAN
21 32 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 30 (13.76%) DNS
22 30 (13.76%) CCNP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.21%) IIS
6 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 45 (20.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Project
3 3 (1.38%) 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%) IaaS
3 10 (4.59%) Office 365
4 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 177 (81.19%) WAN
2 100 (45.87%) Firewall
3 51 (23.39%) VPN
4 41 (18.81%) VoIP
5 38 (17.43%) MPLS
6 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
7 32 (14.68%) SAN
8 30 (13.76%) DNS
9 27 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (11.47%) Network Security
10 25 (11.47%) DHCP
11 21 (9.63%) VLAN
12 16 (7.34%) OSPF
13 15 (6.88%) BGP
13 15 (6.88%) Ethernet
13 15 (6.88%) IP Telephony
14 14 (6.42%) Wireless
14 14 (6.42%) Internet
15 12 (5.50%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (4.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
8 2 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (20.64%) Network Engineer
2 39 (17.89%) Architect
3 37 (16.97%) Support Engineer
4 28 (12.84%) Technical Support
5 23 (10.55%) Consultant
6 20 (9.17%) Operations Engineer
7 18 (8.26%) Analyst
8 17 (7.80%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (7.34%) Technical Leader
9 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 16 (7.34%) IT Architect
9 16 (7.34%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 14 (6.42%) IT Support
11 12 (5.50%) Operations Support Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Technical Architect
12 11 (5.05%) Lead Technical Architect
12 11 (5.05%) Lead Architect
13 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.75%) COM
2 2 (0.92%) .NET
2 2 (0.92%) LAMP
3 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.55%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.34%) Visualisation
4 12 (5.50%) Handset
5 6 (2.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.38%) Clustering
6 3 (1.38%) EPoS
6 3 (1.38%) Statistics
7 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.92%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.46%) PMI
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.16%) Windows
2 40 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (16.51%) Linux
4 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.26%) Windows XP
6 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.96%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.67%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.38%) HPUX
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.92%) AIX
12 1 (0.46%) NetWare
12 1 (0.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.77%) ITIL
2 43 (19.72%) Mentoring
3 34 (15.60%) Network Management
4 32 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (11.47%) Change Management
6 21 (9.63%) Network Design
7 17 (7.80%) Project Planning
7 17 (7.80%) Coaching
7 17 (7.80%) Information Security
8 16 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.34%) Business Transformation
9 11 (5.05%) Project Management
10 10 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (4.59%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.13%) Software Deployment
12 8 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.67%) Migration
13 7 (3.21%) ITSM
13 7 (3.21%) Service Management
13 7 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.13%) C
2 7 (3.21%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) VB6
3 1 (0.46%) VB
3 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (17.43%) CCNA
3 30 (13.76%) CCNP
4 27 (12.39%) Degree
5 16 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (4.59%) MCSE
7 9 (4.13%) CCIE
8 7 (3.21%) MCP
8 7 (3.21%) MCITP
9 5 (2.29%) RHCE
9 5 (2.29%) ISEB
9 5 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.38%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.38%) HP MASE
12 2 (0.92%) MCSA
12 2 (0.92%) CCSA
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.67%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (23.39%) Active Directory
3 29 (13.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.05%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.67%) XenApp
6 7 (3.21%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.75%) vSphere
8 2 (0.92%) XenServer
8 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.92%) pfSense
9 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.38%) OpenView
6 2 (0.92%) PureDisk
6 2 (0.92%) SCCM
6 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 109 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 103 (47.25%) Cisco
3 67 (30.73%) VMware
4 59 (27.06%) Citrix
5 51 (23.39%) HP
6 40 (18.35%) CheckPoint
7 19 (8.72%) ProCurve
7 19 (8.72%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.26%) Fortinet
9 17 (7.80%) Mitel
10 16 (7.34%) Dell
10 16 (7.34%) Meru Networks
11 15 (6.88%) SolarWinds
11 15 (6.88%) Aruba
12 12 (5.50%) F5
13 10 (4.59%) IBM
14 9 (4.13%) Juniper
15 8 (3.67%) NetApp
15 8 (3.67%) Novell
16 7 (3.21%) Blue Coat
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
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