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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.48% 7.66% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.69% 23.98% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +165.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
147 171 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.30% 31.96% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,400 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (93.75%) WAN
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
4 23 (47.92%) VMware
5 21 (43.75%) Firewall
6 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (35.42%) MS Office
7 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 15 (31.25%) Coaching
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (29.17%) MPLS
10 14 (29.17%) ITIL
10 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
10 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
10 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (27.08%) PaaS
11 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
12 12 (25.00%) CCNP
12 12 (25.00%) CCNA
13 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
13 11 (22.92%) Citrix
13 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
14 10 (20.83%) Retail
14 10 (20.83%) DHCP
14 10 (20.83%) VPN
14 10 (20.83%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Lync
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) PaaS
2 9 (18.75%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (93.75%) WAN
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) MPLS
4 10 (20.83%) DHCP
4 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 10 (20.83%) DNS
5 9 (18.75%) VLAN
6 7 (14.58%) Wireless
7 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) VoIP
8 5 (10.42%) ISDN
8 5 (10.42%) PBX
8 5 (10.42%) DSL
8 5 (10.42%) BIG-IP
8 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (8.33%) Multicast
9 4 (8.33%) HSRP
9 4 (8.33%) VRRP
10 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (8.33%) Publishing
4 4 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Support
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (27.08%) Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Coaching
2 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security
4 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Network Design
6 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
2 12 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.92%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (16.67%) ProCurve
7 5 (10.42%) F5
7 5 (10.42%) Juniper
8 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.25%) Crossbeam
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) Aruba
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