The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 47 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Internet 25 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.80% 9.21% 10.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 34.34% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 13
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
Internet
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 99 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.86% 26.83% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 62 68
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Internet
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Watford region.

Internet Salary Trend in Watford

Internet
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Watford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 41 (65.08%) Retail
2 29 (46.03%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 23 (36.51%) Banking
4 22 (34.92%) HTML
4 22 (34.92%) Java
4 22 (34.92%) Web Services
5 21 (33.33%) J2EE
5 21 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 21 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 21 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 20 (31.75%) E-Commerce
7 19 (30.16%) SMS
7 19 (30.16%) CCA
7 19 (30.16%) APACS
7 19 (30.16%) ISO 8583
7 19 (30.16%) Data Security
7 19 (30.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (30.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 19 (30.16%) PCI DSS
7 19 (30.16%) Cryptography
7 19 (30.16%) IVR
8 18 (28.57%) SWIFT
8 18 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (28.57%) EJB
8 18 (28.57%) JSP
8 18 (28.57%) Servlets
9 17 (26.98%) IBM
10 16 (25.40%) CSS
11 15 (23.81%) SQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 18 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SMS
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
4 2 (3.17%) IPsec
4 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.17%) OSPF
4 2 (3.17%) BGP
4 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) RIP
4 2 (3.17%) VLAN
4 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) DB2
2 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Ant
1 6 (9.52%) JUnit
1 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.52%) Log4j
1 6 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (65.08%) Retail
2 29 (46.03%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) Banking
4 21 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.17%) French Language
6 2 (3.17%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Business Analyst
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Payments Business Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) HTML
1 22 (34.92%) Web Services
2 21 (33.33%) J2EE
3 18 (28.57%) EJB
3 18 (28.57%) JSP
3 18 (28.57%) Servlets
4 16 (25.40%) CSS
5 14 (22.22%) XHTML
6 9 (14.29%) Ajax
7 8 (12.70%) JDBC
8 6 (9.52%) Struts
8 6 (9.52%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) XSLT
8 6 (9.52%) JMS
8 6 (9.52%) XMLBeans
8 6 (9.52%) JSTL
9 4 (6.35%) GWT
10 1 (1.59%) Qt
10 1 (1.59%) HTML5
10 1 (1.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) APACS
1 19 (30.16%) IVR
1 19 (30.16%) Cryptography
2 18 (28.57%) SWIFT
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Web 2.0
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.76%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 2 (3.17%) Online Games
6 2 (3.17%) AS400
6 2 (3.17%) Tandem
7 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) UNIX
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Solaris
4 8 (12.70%) HPUX
5 6 (9.52%) Windows
6 4 (6.35%) AIX
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 20 (31.75%) E-Commerce
3 19 (30.16%) Data Security
3 19 (30.16%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (19.05%) MVC
5 10 (15.87%) UML
6 6 (9.52%) OO
6 6 (9.52%) RAD
6 6 (9.52%) Content Management
6 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Information Architecture
7 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Network Design
9 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.92%) Java
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) XPath
4 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) CCA
2 10 (15.87%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) MBA
4 3 (4.76%) MCTS
4 3 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCSA
4 3 (4.76%) CCNA
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) OCA
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 19 (30.16%) ISO 8583
1 19 (30.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) RACF
2 2 (3.17%) ACF2
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) IBM
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) ATG
4 6 (9.52%) Blue Martini
4 6 (9.52%) Interwoven
4 6 (9.52%) Elastic Path
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
5 4 (6.35%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) Apple
7 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) Crossbeam
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.17%) Sybase