Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 83 119
Rank change year-on-year +40 +36 -55
Permanent jobs citing LAN 67 89 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.46% 3.01% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.01% 13.11% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 99
Median annual salary £42,500 £32,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.78% -32.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -20.45% -2.22%

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 279 679 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.76% 22.99% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 236 516 734
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,075
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,375 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - -

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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
Watford +48 32 £42,500 +70.00%
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £29,000 -3.33%
St Albans - 5 £27,500 -
Hatfield +27 4 £41,250 -21.43% 1
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 - 3
Waltham Cross - 2 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +21 1 £31,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 57 (85.07%) WAN
2 46 (68.66%) Office 365
3 41 (61.19%) VMware
4 39 (58.21%) Azure
5 37 (55.22%) Windows
6 36 (53.73%) Cisco
7 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
8 32 (47.76%) DNS
9 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
10 29 (43.28%) DHCP
11 28 (41.79%) vSphere
11 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
12 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
14 23 (34.33%) Windows 10
14 23 (34.33%) Meraki
15 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (32.84%) Firewall
15 22 (32.84%) VLAN
16 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2016
18 18 (26.87%) HP
18 18 (26.87%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (25.37%) SQL
19 17 (25.37%) ITIL
19 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
20 16 (23.88%) CCNA
21 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 15 (22.39%) Citrix
22 14 (20.90%) SQL Server

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 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (68.66%) Office 365
2 39 (58.21%) Azure
3 14 (20.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (16.42%) OneDrive
5 6 (8.96%) AWS
6 4 (5.97%) Power Platform
7 3 (4.48%) Cloudflare
7 3 (4.48%) G Suite
7 3 (4.48%) GCP
8 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.49%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 57 (85.07%) WAN
2 32 (47.76%) DNS
3 29 (43.28%) DHCP
4 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
5 22 (32.84%) Firewall
5 22 (32.84%) VLAN
6 12 (17.91%) SAN
6 12 (17.91%) VPN
7 10 (14.93%) VoIP
7 10 (14.93%) Wireless
8 9 (13.43%) Internet
9 8 (11.94%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.97%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.48%) Network Security
11 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.99%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2017
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) IT Support
3 14 (20.90%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) IT Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Network Support
6 9 (13.43%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (11.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Escalation Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Network Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) WSH
2 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.45%) iPad
4 6 (8.96%) EPoS
5 5 (7.46%) Smartphone
6 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.49%) AS400
8 1 (1.49%) Handset
8 1 (1.49%) iSeries
8 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (34.33%) Windows 10
5 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.45%) Linux
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
10 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.99%) Android
11 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.94%) Change Management
4 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.94%) Email Filtering
4 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.94%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Web Filtering
5 7 (10.45%) Server Management
6 6 (8.96%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (8.96%) Time Management
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) ERP
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.48%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.96%) VBScript
4 3 (4.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) CCNA
3 7 (10.45%) CCNP
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.49%) HNC
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) vSphere
3 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.48%) Opsgenie
3 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) VMware
2 36 (53.73%) Cisco
3 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.33%) Meraki
5 18 (26.87%) HP
6 15 (22.39%) Citrix
7 11 (16.42%) SonicWALL
8 8 (11.94%) NetApp
9 7 (10.45%) Mitel
10 6 (8.96%) Apple
10 6 (8.96%) Aruba
10 6 (8.96%) Asigra
11 5 (7.46%) Palo Alto
11 5 (7.46%) Veeam
12 3 (4.48%) Google
12 3 (4.48%) Ingenico
12 3 (4.48%) Okta
12 3 (4.48%) PagerDuty
12 3 (4.48%) VeriFone
12 3 (4.48%) WorldPay