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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 37 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.81% 5.78% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.37% 22.92% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 15
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
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
126 144 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.20% 25.22% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 71
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 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 50 (94.34%) WAN
2 34 (64.15%) Windows
3 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
3 28 (52.83%) Citrix
4 27 (50.94%) Cisco
5 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
6 24 (45.28%) MS Office
7 22 (41.51%) VMware
8 21 (39.62%) Firewall
9 18 (33.96%) ITIL
10 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
11 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
11 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (28.30%) MPLS
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
13 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
13 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (18.87%) Change Management
14 10 (18.87%) VPN
14 10 (18.87%) SAN
14 10 (18.87%) HP
14 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (16.98%) CCNA
15 9 (16.98%) Publishing
15 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (15.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Office
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
1 7 (13.21%) PaaS
1 7 (13.21%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (94.34%) WAN
2 21 (39.62%) Firewall
3 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.30%) MPLS
4 10 (18.87%) VPN
4 10 (18.87%) SAN
5 8 (15.09%) BIG-IP
5 8 (15.09%) DSL
6 6 (11.32%) DNS
7 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.55%) Multicast
8 4 (7.55%) HSRP
8 4 (7.55%) VLAN
8 4 (7.55%) DHCP
8 4 (7.55%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) OSPF
8 4 (7.55%) VRRP
8 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
General
1 9 (16.98%) Publishing
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Server Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSL
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
1 8 (15.09%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
4 8 (15.09%) Business Continuity
4 8 (15.09%) Service Management
5 7 (13.21%) ITSM
5 7 (13.21%) BCP
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
5 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.43%) Data Validation
7 5 (9.43%) Coaching
8 4 (7.55%) Facility Management
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) XAML
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) NLBS
4 6 (11.32%) Xen
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.55%) vSphere
6 3 (5.66%) XenServer
7 1 (1.89%) Samba
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.89%) NFS
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) WSUS
2 5 (9.43%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.77%) Cacti
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
1 28 (52.83%) Citrix
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 22 (41.51%) VMware
4 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.87%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Lotus
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.43%) ProCurve
7 3 (5.66%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.77%) F5
8 2 (3.77%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Wyse
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Aruba
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 11 days ago