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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 68 60 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 85 92 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.58% 3.89% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.29% 18.55% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 43
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £15,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
419 496 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.66% 20.99% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 313 390 326
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
Watford -22 25 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Hemel Hempstead +8 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Borehamwood - 8 £29,000 - 2
Rickmansworth - 5 £34,000 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £27,750 -
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 - 1
Stevenage +7 1 £27,500 -32.92% 1
Royston - 1 £30,500 - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 185 (89.81%) WAN
2 136 (66.02%) Cisco
3 101 (49.03%) Firewall
4 88 (42.72%) Microsoft
5 86 (41.75%) Windows
6 78 (37.86%) Active Directory
6 78 (37.86%) VMware
7 64 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (27.67%) DNS
9 54 (26.21%) MS Excel
9 54 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (25.73%) TCP/IP
11 49 (23.79%) Data Centre
12 46 (22.33%) Citrix
12 46 (22.33%) MS Exchange
13 45 (21.84%) VPN
14 42 (20.39%) ITIL
15 38 (18.45%) DHCP
15 38 (18.45%) CCNP
16 36 (17.48%) CCNA
16 36 (17.48%) VLAN
17 35 (16.99%) Wireless
18 33 (16.02%) Linux
19 31 (15.05%) Juniper
19 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (14.56%) HP
20 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (13.59%) Office 365
21 28 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (22.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 21 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.85%) Lync
5 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.59%) Office 365
2 27 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (6.31%) PaaS
6 5 (2.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 185 (89.81%) WAN
2 101 (49.03%) Firewall
3 57 (27.67%) DNS
4 53 (25.73%) TCP/IP
5 45 (21.84%) VPN
6 38 (18.45%) DHCP
7 36 (17.48%) VLAN
8 35 (16.99%) Wireless
9 27 (13.11%) MPLS
10 26 (12.62%) SAN
11 23 (11.17%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (10.68%) Network Security
13 20 (9.71%) IP Telephony
14 19 (9.22%) SSL
15 18 (8.74%) NAS
16 13 (6.31%) VoIP
16 13 (6.31%) OSPF
17 12 (5.83%) DSL
18 11 (5.34%) DWDM
19 10 (4.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Advertising
3 13 (6.31%) Retail
3 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.85%) Legal
5 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.94%) Games
7 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (18.45%) Network Engineer
2 27 (13.11%) Architect
3 23 (11.17%) Analyst
4 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.74%) Network Architect
6 17 (8.25%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.25%) Technical Architect
7 15 (7.28%) Senior Architect
8 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 13 (6.31%) Senior Network Architect
10 12 (5.83%) Technical Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) Network Support
11 11 (5.34%) IT Support
12 10 (4.85%) Network Technical Architect
12 10 (4.85%) Senior Technical Architect
13 9 (4.37%) Senior Network Engineer
13 9 (4.37%) Support Technician
14 8 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.79%) Data Centre
2 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.17%) Thin Client
3 23 (11.17%) Blackberry
3 23 (11.17%) Fat Client
4 17 (8.25%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (6.80%) Replication
7 7 (3.40%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (2.91%) e-Health
9 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.94%) EFT
10 4 (1.94%) CMDB
11 3 (1.46%) iSeries
12 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.97%) Statistics
12 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.97%) FMCG
13 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (41.75%) Windows
2 33 (16.02%) Linux
3 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.31%) UNIX
7 12 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.39%) ITIL
2 24 (11.65%) Change Management
3 22 (10.68%) Project Management
4 20 (9.71%) Network Design
5 18 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (8.74%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.28%) Coaching
7 14 (6.80%) Network Architecture
8 12 (5.83%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (4.85%) SIEM
10 8 (3.88%) Network Management
10 8 (3.88%) Migration
10 8 (3.88%) Information Security
10 8 (3.88%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.40%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.40%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.40%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.40%) Server Building
12 6 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.31%) SQL
2 7 (3.40%) VBA
2 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (18.45%) CCNP
3 36 (17.48%) CCNA
4 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.74%) MCSE
5 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
6 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.37%) MCSA
8 9 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.40%) Degree
9 7 (3.40%) CCIE
10 5 (2.43%) CCSA
10 5 (2.43%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.94%) CISSP
12 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.97%) MCITP
12 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (37.86%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.71%) Terminal Services
4 18 (8.74%) XenApp
5 14 (6.80%) vSphere
5 14 (6.80%) Hyper-V
6 13 (6.31%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.94%) NFS
8 4 (1.94%) Xen
9 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.46%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) WSUS
2 5 (2.43%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.94%) SCCM
4 3 (1.46%) Cacti
4 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (66.02%) Cisco
2 88 (42.72%) Microsoft
3 78 (37.86%) VMware
4 46 (22.33%) Citrix
5 31 (15.05%) Juniper
6 30 (14.56%) HP
7 23 (11.17%) CheckPoint
8 19 (9.22%) Apple
9 16 (7.77%) Fujitsu
9 16 (7.77%) SonicWALL
10 14 (6.80%) F5
11 13 (6.31%) Fortinet
12 12 (5.83%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.85%) Ciena
13 10 (4.85%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.85%) Dell
14 9 (4.37%) Remedy
15 8 (3.88%) ProCurve
16 5 (2.43%) Brocade
16 5 (2.43%) CA
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