Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 63 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 92 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.59% 4.63% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 21.50% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 72
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% - -28.57%
10th Percentile £35,800 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £57,375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -20.00%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 199 428 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.55% 21.52% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 126 344 552
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,375 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -5.56%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +1 12 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Watford +12 11 £37,500 -12.28%
Stevenage -16 2 £57,500 - 1
Hatfield +9 1 - -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (71.43%) CCNA
5 14 (50.00%) VLAN
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (46.43%) Meraki
6 13 (46.43%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (39.29%) Azure
7 11 (39.29%) Firewall
7 11 (39.29%) vSphere
7 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (35.71%) Wireless
8 10 (35.71%) SonicWALL
8 10 (35.71%) CCNP
9 9 (32.14%) MPLS
9 9 (32.14%) BGP
9 9 (32.14%) WLAN
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
11 3 (10.71%) Server Management
12 2 (7.14%) Veeam
12 2 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 2 (7.14%) Citrix
12 2 (7.14%) DHCP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (39.29%) Azure
3 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) VLAN
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Wireless
5 9 (32.14%) BGP
5 9 (32.14%) MPLS
5 9 (32.14%) WLAN
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Escalation Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) IP Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) tvOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Artificial Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
2 3 (10.71%) Server Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Proactive Maintenance
4 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
3 10 (35.71%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Meraki
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) SonicWALL
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos