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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 72 40 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.04% 2.02% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.52% 9.11% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 69
Average salary £43,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £24,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
496 439 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.97% 22.14% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 391 295 503
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 +12 27 £43,000 - 5
Hemel Hempstead -8 12 £38,750 -28.24% 1
Hertford - 5 £29,000 -
Borehamwood +2 4 - -
Hitchin - 3 £70,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +3 1 £45,000 +45.16%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 169 (81.25%) WAN
2 105 (50.48%) Cisco
3 97 (46.63%) Firewall
4 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 83 (39.90%) Windows
6 68 (32.69%) VMware
7 63 (30.29%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (28.85%) Citrix
9 56 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (25.48%) VPN
11 51 (24.52%) HP
12 50 (24.04%) Active Directory
13 46 (22.12%) MS Excel
14 45 (21.63%) ITIL
15 43 (20.67%) VoIP
16 41 (19.71%) MPLS
16 41 (19.71%) Mentoring
17 40 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 40 (19.23%) CheckPoint
17 40 (19.23%) TCP/IP
18 38 (18.27%) Finance
18 38 (18.27%) MS Office
19 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (15.87%) CCNA
20 33 (15.87%) Network Management
21 32 (15.38%) DNS
22 31 (14.90%) Linux
23 30 (14.42%) CCNP
23 30 (14.42%) SAN
24 29 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (11.06%) Lync
2 20 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.37%) IIS
5 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.44%) Apache
7 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.65%) PaaS
2 12 (5.77%) IaaS
3 10 (4.81%) Office 365
4 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 169 (81.25%) WAN
2 97 (46.63%) Firewall
3 53 (25.48%) VPN
4 43 (20.67%) VoIP
5 41 (19.71%) MPLS
6 40 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 32 (15.38%) DNS
8 30 (14.42%) SAN
9 28 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (12.02%) DHCP
11 22 (10.58%) Network Security
12 21 (10.10%) VLAN
13 17 (8.17%) IP Telephony
14 15 (7.21%) OSPF
15 14 (6.73%) BGP
15 14 (6.73%) Internet
15 14 (6.73%) Wireless
15 14 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (5.77%) Ethernet
17 10 (4.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (18.27%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Retail
3 20 (9.62%) Legal
4 13 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.96%) Billing
6 2 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 38 (18.27%) Support Engineer
3 35 (16.83%) Architect
4 25 (12.02%) Technical Support
5 22 (10.58%) Analyst
6 20 (9.62%) Operations Engineer
7 19 (9.13%) Consultant
8 13 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 13 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 13 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (5.77%) Operations Support Engineer
9 12 (5.77%) IT Support
9 12 (5.77%) IT Architect
9 12 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.88%) COM
2 3 (1.44%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.96%) LAMP
4 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.25%) Handset
4 12 (5.77%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Statistics
6 3 (1.44%) EPoS
7 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.96%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (39.90%) Windows
2 40 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (14.90%) Linux
5 19 (9.13%) Windows XP
6 17 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.44%) HPUX
11 3 (1.44%) UNIX
12 2 (0.96%) AIX
13 1 (0.48%) Solaris
13 1 (0.48%) NetWare
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.63%) ITIL
2 41 (19.71%) Mentoring
3 33 (15.87%) Network Management
4 29 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (12.02%) Network Design
6 23 (11.06%) Change Management
7 15 (7.21%) E-Commerce
8 14 (6.73%) Project Planning
9 13 (6.25%) Information Security
9 13 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 13 (6.25%) Coaching
10 9 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.85%) Software Deployment
11 8 (3.85%) Migration
12 7 (3.37%) Project Management
12 7 (3.37%) Service Management
12 7 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.81%) SQL
2 9 (4.33%) C
3 3 (1.44%) Java
4 1 (0.48%) C#
4 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (30.29%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (15.87%) CCNA
3 30 (14.42%) CCNP
4 23 (11.06%) Degree
5 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (4.81%) CCIE
7 9 (4.33%) MCSE
8 5 (2.40%) ISEB
8 5 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.92%) RHCE
10 3 (1.44%) MCP
10 3 (1.44%) MCITP
10 3 (1.44%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.44%) HP MASE
11 2 (0.96%) GCIA
11 2 (0.96%) GCIH
11 2 (0.96%) MCSA
11 2 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (24.04%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.85%) vSphere
5 8 (3.85%) XenApp
6 7 (3.37%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.44%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.44%) Samba
8 2 (0.96%) pfSense
8 2 (0.96%) XenServer
8 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.44%) OpenView
5 3 (1.44%) SCCM
6 2 (0.96%) PureDisk
6 2 (0.96%) Nessus
6 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 105 (50.48%) Cisco
2 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 68 (32.69%) VMware
4 60 (28.85%) Citrix
5 51 (24.52%) HP
6 40 (19.23%) CheckPoint
7 19 (9.13%) ProCurve
8 18 (8.65%) Fortinet
9 16 (7.69%) Mitel
9 16 (7.69%) Meru Networks
10 15 (7.21%) Red Hat
10 15 (7.21%) Dell
11 14 (6.73%) SolarWinds
11 14 (6.73%) Aruba
12 13 (6.25%) F5
13 10 (4.81%) IBM
14 8 (3.85%) NetApp
14 8 (3.85%) Novell
14 8 (3.85%) Blue Coat
15 7 (3.37%) Riverbed
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