The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 23 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.48% 5.07% 5.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.83% 19.61% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 22
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £38,800 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
103 153 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.25% 25.84% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 65 132 101
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LAN
Salary Trend in Watford

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

LAN Salary Trend in Watford

LAN
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 47 (83.93%) WAN
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 31 (55.36%) Cisco
4 25 (44.64%) MPLS
5 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (37.50%) CCNP
6 21 (37.50%) VLAN
7 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
8 19 (33.93%) Windows
8 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
9 18 (32.14%) VPN
9 18 (32.14%) Degree
9 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
10 17 (30.36%) Wireless
11 15 (26.79%) ITIL
11 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
12 14 (25.00%) PaaS
12 14 (25.00%) Juniper
12 14 (25.00%) VMware
13 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (21.43%) Migration
14 12 (21.43%) F5
15 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
15 11 (19.64%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (19.64%) Linux
15 11 (19.64%) ISDN
15 11 (19.64%) PBX
15 11 (19.64%) DNS
15 11 (19.64%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) PaaS
2 10 (17.86%) Office 365
3 4 (7.14%) IaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (83.93%) WAN
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 25 (44.64%) MPLS
4 21 (37.50%) VLAN
5 18 (32.14%) VPN
6 17 (30.36%) Wireless
7 11 (19.64%) DHCP
7 11 (19.64%) DNS
7 11 (19.64%) ISDN
7 11 (19.64%) PBX
7 11 (19.64%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (19.64%) VoIP
8 10 (17.86%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (16.07%) Network Security
10 8 (14.29%) DWDM
10 8 (14.29%) Frame Relay
10 8 (14.29%) FWSM
11 7 (12.50%) BGP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.86%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Office 365 Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Network Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Client Services Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (8.93%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Presales Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Server Support
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Blog
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.64%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Migration
3 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.86%) Coaching
4 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
5 8 (14.29%) Presales
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (8.93%) Network Design
8 5 (8.93%) Network Management
8 5 (8.93%) Wealth Management
9 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.36%) Service Management
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
11 1 (1.79%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) C
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (37.50%) CCNP
3 18 (32.14%) Degree
4 11 (19.64%) CCIE
4 11 (19.64%) CCNA
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCDP
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.86%) Terminal Services
3 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Cisco
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) CheckPoint
4 14 (25.00%) Juniper
4 14 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) F5
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) Riverbed
7 5 (8.93%) Aruba
7 5 (8.93%) HP
8 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 4 (7.14%) Draytek
8 4 (7.14%) Google
8 4 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds