The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.87% 8.17% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 25.77% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 15
Average salary £36,750 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.07% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
LAN
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
111 194 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.52% 31.70% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 135 60
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 47 (95.92%) WAN
2 29 (59.18%) Windows
3 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) Citrix
4 26 (53.06%) MS Office
4 26 (53.06%) Cisco
5 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
6 21 (42.86%) VMware
7 20 (40.82%) Firewall
8 18 (36.73%) ITIL
9 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
10 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
10 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
10 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (24.49%) Change Management
13 12 (24.49%) MPLS
13 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
13 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (20.41%) CCNA
16 9 (18.37%) HP
16 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
16 9 (18.37%) Publishing
16 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (18.37%) Office 365

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (53.06%) MS Office
2 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 7 (14.29%) PaaS
3 5 (10.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) WAN
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (24.49%) MPLS
5 8 (16.33%) DSL
6 7 (14.29%) SAN
6 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (12.24%) VPN
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
8 4 (8.16%) DNS
9 3 (6.12%) DHCP
9 3 (6.12%) OSPF
9 3 (6.12%) BGP
9 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.12%) VRRP
9 3 (6.12%) VLAN
9 3 (6.12%) HSRP
9 3 (6.12%) Multicast
10 2 (4.08%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.37%) Publishing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Specialist
4 6 (12.24%) Server Specialist
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) XSL
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
3 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
4 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.29%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (24.49%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.33%) Service Management
5 7 (14.29%) BCP
5 7 (14.29%) ITSM
5 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security
5 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (14.29%) Coaching
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.20%) Data Validation
8 4 (8.16%) Facility Management
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) MCSE
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.20%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) NLBS
4 6 (12.24%) Xen
4 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) WSUS
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.04%) Cacti
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
1 27 (55.10%) Citrix
2 26 (53.06%) Cisco
3 21 (42.86%) VMware
4 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.37%) HP
6 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.29%) ProCurve
7 5 (10.20%) Lotus
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.04%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) Wyse
10 1 (2.04%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.04%) Aruba
10 1 (2.04%) F5
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