The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 68 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Online Games
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 151 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 38.76% 39.84% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 159 118 72
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Online Games
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Watford region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Watford

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Crossbeam
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Crossbeam
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint