The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.17% 4.79% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 15.45% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 2
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 110 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.33% 30.99% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 105 83 63
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 38 (86.36%) WAN
2 29 (65.91%) Cisco
3 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
4 22 (50.00%) Firewall
5 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
6 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (38.64%) VPN
8 17 (38.64%) Project Management
9 15 (34.09%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) CCNA
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (25.00%) Citrix
11 11 (25.00%) WLAN
12 10 (22.73%) MCP
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) MS Office
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.73%) MCITP
13 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.45%) FTP
13 9 (20.45%) OSPF
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 8 (18.18%) Juniper
14 8 (18.18%) Degree
15 7 (15.91%) BGP
15 7 (15.91%) MCTS
15 7 (15.91%) Apple
15 7 (15.91%) Terminal Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (15.91%) IIS
1 7 (15.91%) Apache
1 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) PaaS
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) WAN
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (38.64%) VPN
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (25.00%) WLAN
6 9 (20.45%) FTP
6 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.45%) OSPF
7 7 (15.91%) BGP
7 7 (15.91%) WAAS
7 7 (15.91%) Internet
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.36%) Network Security
8 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.36%) VoIP
8 5 (11.36%) ADSL
9 4 (9.09%) SAN
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.55%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
4 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
4 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Support
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.36%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Project Management
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.64%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) Information Security
2 6 (13.64%) Time Management
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing Management
3 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 4 (9.09%) Business Development
4 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) Data Security
5 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCNA
3 10 (22.73%) MCP
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.73%) MCITP
4 8 (18.18%) Degree
5 7 (15.91%) MCTS
5 7 (15.91%) MCSE
5 7 (15.91%) MCSA
5 7 (15.91%) CCIE
6 5 (11.36%) CCNP
7 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) HNC
8 1 (2.27%) HND
8 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Terminal Server
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (18.18%) Juniper
6 7 (15.91%) JBoss
6 7 (15.91%) Riverbed
6 7 (15.91%) Apple
6 7 (15.91%) F5
7 6 (13.64%) VMware
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.82%) HP
10 2 (4.55%) Avaya
10 2 (4.55%) Aruba
10 2 (4.55%) IPFX
11 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.27%) McAfee
11 1 (2.27%) SAP
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Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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camelot
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago