The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 50 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Internet 27 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.61% 10.31% 10.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.74% 42.31% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 8
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,350 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 78 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.18% 24.38% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 136 48 59
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Internet
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Watford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (68.42%) Retail
2 29 (50.88%) Finance
3 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) Java
4 22 (38.60%) Banking
5 21 (36.84%) Web Services
6 20 (35.09%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.09%) Retail Banking
6 20 (35.09%) Project Planning
7 18 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (31.58%) WebSphere
7 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
7 18 (31.58%) SMS
7 18 (31.58%) J2EE
7 18 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (31.58%) EJB
7 18 (31.58%) JSP
7 18 (31.58%) Servlets
7 18 (31.58%) Cryptography
7 18 (31.58%) APACS
7 18 (31.58%) ISO 8583
7 18 (31.58%) IVR
7 18 (31.58%) Data Security
7 18 (31.58%) CCA
7 18 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (29.82%) SWIFT
9 16 (28.07%) CSS
9 16 (28.07%) IBM
10 15 (26.32%) SQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) SMS
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) RIP
3 2 (3.51%) VLAN
3 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.51%) Multicast
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) OSPF
3 2 (3.51%) BGP
3 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) DB2
2 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Ant
1 6 (10.53%) JUnit
1 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 6 (10.53%) Log4j
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (68.42%) Retail
2 29 (50.88%) Finance
3 22 (38.60%) Banking
4 20 (35.09%) Retail Banking
5 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.51%) Games
6 2 (3.51%) French Language
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Business Analyst
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Payments Business Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 21 (36.84%) Web Services
3 18 (31.58%) JSP
3 18 (31.58%) Servlets
3 18 (31.58%) J2EE
3 18 (31.58%) EJB
4 16 (28.07%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) XHTML
6 9 (15.79%) Ajax
7 6 (10.53%) JMS
7 6 (10.53%) XMLBeans
7 6 (10.53%) JSTL
7 6 (10.53%) JDBC
7 6 (10.53%) Struts
7 6 (10.53%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) XSLT
8 4 (7.02%) GWT
9 1 (1.75%) Qt
9 1 (1.75%) HTML5
9 1 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) APACS
1 18 (31.58%) IVR
1 18 (31.58%) Cryptography
2 17 (29.82%) SWIFT
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.53%) Web 2.0
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.26%) Online Banking
7 2 (3.51%) Online Games
8 1 (1.75%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) UNIX
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) HPUX
3 8 (14.04%) Solaris
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) E-Commerce
1 20 (35.09%) Project Planning
2 18 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 18 (31.58%) Data Security
3 12 (21.05%) MVC
4 10 (17.54%) UML
5 6 (10.53%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) RAD
5 6 (10.53%) Content Management
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) Validation
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) XPath
4 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) CCA
2 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) MBA
4 3 (5.26%) MCTS
4 3 (5.26%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.26%) MCP
4 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (31.58%) ISO 8583
1 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) IBM
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Interwoven
3 6 (10.53%) ATG
3 6 (10.53%) Blue Martini
3 6 (10.53%) Elastic Path
4 4 (7.02%) Juniper
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.51%) Symantec
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) F5
6 2 (3.51%) Crossbeam
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
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