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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 121 125 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.30% 4.94% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.68% 18.49% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
585 676 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.64% 26.74% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 388 468 471
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 27 May 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 -8 28 £55,000 - 4
Watford -13 23 £36,000 +10.76%
Borehamwood +7 7 £32,500 -
Stevenage +15 6 £21,000 -43.24% 1
Hertford - 4 £43,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth -8 3 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £38,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
Royston - 1 £30,500 - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 194 (93.27%) WAN
2 136 (65.38%) Cisco
3 98 (47.12%) Firewall
4 92 (44.23%) Windows
5 89 (42.79%) Microsoft
6 80 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 67 (32.21%) Citrix
8 65 (31.25%) VMware
9 60 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
11 56 (26.92%) MS Exchange
12 52 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 46 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (21.63%) ITIL
15 42 (20.19%) MS Office
16 40 (19.23%) Data Centre
17 39 (18.75%) DNS
18 36 (17.31%) SAN
19 34 (16.35%) CCNP
20 32 (15.38%) SLA
20 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (14.90%) CheckPoint
22 30 (14.42%) VPN
23 29 (13.94%) CCNA
23 29 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
23 29 (13.94%) VLAN
24 28 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
24 28 (13.46%) Security Cleared
25 27 (12.98%) SC Cleared
25 27 (12.98%) Office 365

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 56 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.88%) Lync
8 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.44%) IIS
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
Applications
1 52 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 42 (20.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.98%) Office 365
2 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.37%) PaaS
6 5 (2.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 194 (93.27%) WAN
2 98 (47.12%) Firewall
3 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
4 39 (18.75%) DNS
5 36 (17.31%) SAN
6 30 (14.42%) VPN
7 29 (13.94%) VLAN
8 28 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (11.54%) Wireless
10 22 (10.58%) MPLS
11 20 (9.62%) Network Security
12 19 (9.13%) DHCP
13 18 (8.65%) IP Telephony
14 16 (7.69%) SSL
14 16 (7.69%) DSL
15 14 (6.73%) DWDM
16 12 (5.77%) NAS
17 11 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (5.29%) OSPF
18 10 (4.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (12.98%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.73%) Finance
3 12 (5.77%) Advertising
4 9 (4.33%) Publishing
5 6 (2.88%) Legal
6 4 (1.92%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (18.27%) Network Engineer
2 35 (16.83%) Analyst
3 26 (12.50%) Architect
3 26 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 23 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.58%) Technical Architect
6 14 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Consultant
8 12 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.77%) Senior Architect
9 10 (4.81%) Senior Network Architect
9 10 (4.81%) Network Technical Architect
9 10 (4.81%) NOC Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Senior Technical Architect
9 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.85%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (1.44%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) XSL
4 1 (0.48%) JSON
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 23 (11.06%) Thin Client
3 23 (11.06%) Fat Client
3 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.88%) e-Health
7 5 (2.40%) Statistics
7 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.40%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.44%) FMCG
9 2 (0.96%) PMI
9 2 (0.96%) EFT
9 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) IVR
10 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 92 (44.23%) Windows
2 32 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (12.50%) Linux
4 25 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (12.02%) Windows 7
5 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.29%) UNIX
8 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.63%) ITIL
2 29 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (12.02%) Change Management
4 21 (10.10%) Problem Management
5 19 (9.13%) Project Management
6 18 (8.65%) Asset Management
7 17 (8.17%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.21%) Network Design
9 14 (6.73%) Migration
10 13 (6.25%) Network Architecture
10 13 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.77%) Service Management
11 12 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (4.81%) Server Building
12 10 (4.81%) Change Control
13 8 (3.85%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.85%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.85%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.62%) SQL
2 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.44%) VBA
4 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.96%) VB
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (16.35%) CCNP
3 29 (13.94%) CCNA
4 28 (13.46%) Security Cleared
5 27 (12.98%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.21%) CCSA
6 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.77%) MCSE
8 7 (3.37%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.88%) CCIE
9 6 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.40%) MCSA
11 3 (1.44%) MCITP
11 3 (1.44%) Degree
12 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) GCIA
13 1 (0.48%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 80 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 46 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 9 (4.33%) Xen
5 9 (4.33%) vSphere
6 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.37%) XenApp
7 6 (2.88%) NLBS
8 5 (2.40%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.96%) XenServer
10 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) WSUS
2 11 (5.29%) SCCM
3 6 (2.88%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.44%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.96%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) Cacti
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 136 (65.38%) Cisco
2 89 (42.79%) Microsoft
3 67 (32.21%) Citrix
4 65 (31.25%) VMware
5 31 (14.90%) CheckPoint
6 26 (12.50%) HP
7 24 (11.54%) Juniper
8 13 (6.25%) Apple
9 12 (5.77%) Remedy
9 12 (5.77%) Ciena
10 11 (5.29%) SonicWALL
11 9 (4.33%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.85%) NetApp
12 8 (3.85%) F5
13 7 (3.37%) Lotus
13 7 (3.37%) ProCurve
13 7 (3.37%) Fujitsu
14 6 (2.88%) CA
15 5 (2.40%) Fortinet
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Server Choice
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Amazon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago