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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.34% 3.28% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 12.14% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 15
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +63.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £22,400 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
150 140 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.69% 27.03% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 77
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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 10 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 48 (72.73%) Cisco
3 41 (62.12%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (39.39%) CCNP
5 25 (37.88%) Firewall
6 23 (34.85%) VPN
7 18 (27.27%) Retail
8 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
9 14 (21.21%) Avaya
10 13 (19.70%) Nortel
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.18%) Windows
12 11 (16.67%) MPLS
13 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (15.15%) DHCP
13 10 (15.15%) DNS
13 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.12%) VMware
14 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
15 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.61%) 3G
16 6 (9.09%) Wireless
16 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
16 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
16 6 (9.09%) Citrix
16 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (9.09%) XenApp
16 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
16 6 (9.09%) Multicast
17 5 (7.58%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 25 (37.88%) Firewall
3 23 (34.85%) VPN
4 11 (16.67%) MPLS
5 10 (15.15%) DHCP
5 10 (15.15%) DNS
6 7 (10.61%) 3G
7 6 (9.09%) Multicast
7 6 (9.09%) Wireless
8 5 (7.58%) ADSL
8 5 (7.58%) BIG-IP
8 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (7.58%) GLBP
8 5 (7.58%) HSRP
8 5 (7.58%) SAN
8 5 (7.58%) VoIP
8 5 (7.58%) VRRP
8 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (27.27%) Retail
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Support
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Server Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Server Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.58%) High Availability
2 5 (7.58%) Network Design
2 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
2 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
2 5 (7.58%) Service Management
3 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
4 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.55%) Coaching
4 3 (4.55%) People Management
4 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Change Control
5 2 (3.03%) Customer Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) Line Management
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (62.12%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (39.39%) CCNP
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
3 5 (7.58%) PMI Certification
3 5 (7.58%) PMP
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) XenApp
2 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Cacti
2 1 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) Avaya
3 13 (19.70%) Nortel
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) Crossbeam
6 5 (7.58%) F5
6 5 (7.58%) Juniper
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.06%) EMC
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
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