Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 187 205 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.25% 4.63% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.24% 26.02% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 160 173
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,125 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 924 788 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.00% 17.79% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 769 620 759
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -1 46 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 21 £32,000 -41.82% 1
Hemel Hempstead -41 17 £65,000 +44.44%
Stevenage +6 14 £40,000 +68.42% 1
Hatfield -3 9 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Hitchin -5 6 £19,500 -31.58%
Hoddesdon +1 3 £45,000 +109.30%
St Albans -5 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £20,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 162 (86.63%) WAN
2 113 (60.43%) Cisco
3 89 (47.59%) VMware
4 88 (47.06%) Firewall
5 81 (43.32%) VPN
6 76 (40.64%) Windows
7 73 (39.04%) Data Centre
8 71 (37.97%) Citrix
9 63 (33.69%) DHCP
10 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
11 60 (32.09%) DNS
12 59 (31.55%) Active Directory
13 56 (29.95%) BGP
14 55 (29.41%) OSPF
15 54 (28.88%) Windows Server
16 53 (28.34%) VLAN
17 52 (27.81%) MS Exchange
18 50 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
19 49 (26.20%) Cisco ASA
20 46 (24.60%) CheckPoint
20 46 (24.60%) HTTP
21 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (22.46%) TCP/IP
22 42 (22.46%) Juniper
23 40 (21.39%) E-Commerce
23 40 (21.39%) F5
24 38 (20.32%) Palo Alto
25 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
26 36 (19.25%) ITIL
27 35 (18.72%) NetScaler

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 52 (27.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.09%) CMS
4 14 (7.49%) Skype for Business
5 12 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.30%) Office 365
2 15 (8.02%) PaaS
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) Akamai
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (86.63%) WAN
2 88 (47.06%) Firewall
3 81 (43.32%) VPN
4 63 (33.69%) DHCP
5 60 (32.09%) DNS
6 56 (29.95%) BGP
7 55 (29.41%) OSPF
8 53 (28.34%) VLAN
9 49 (26.20%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (24.60%) HTTP
11 42 (22.46%) TCP/IP
12 35 (18.72%) NetScaler
13 34 (18.18%) MPLS
13 34 (18.18%) SAN
14 32 (17.11%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (16.04%) EIGRP
16 29 (15.51%) GLBP
16 29 (15.51%) IGRP
17 27 (14.44%) Wireless
18 26 (13.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (11.23%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Back Office
2 16 (8.56%) Military
3 15 (8.02%) Retail
4 13 (6.95%) Games
5 10 (5.35%) Marketing
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.07%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (20.86%) Support Engineer
2 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (18.72%) Consultant
4 29 (15.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (14.97%) Network Engineer
6 25 (13.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (11.76%) Security Engineer
8 20 (10.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (10.70%) Administrator
9 19 (10.16%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (9.63%) Cisco Consultant
10 18 (9.63%) IT Administrator
11 17 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 17 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 17 (9.09%) Network Administrator
11 17 (9.09%) Security Consultant
12 16 (8.56%) Senior Network Engineer
13 12 (6.42%) Active Directory Support
13 12 (6.42%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.51%) HTML
1 29 (15.51%) XML
2 17 (9.09%) POSIX
3 3 (1.60%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.07%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 73 (39.04%) Data Centre
2 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.56%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.35%) Blog
5 9 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.81%) User Experience
6 6 (3.21%) CMDB
7 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.64%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Windows Server
3 33 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.70%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.09%) Linux
6 17 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.56%) Windows 10
8 14 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.60%) Unix
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) E-Commerce
2 36 (19.25%) ITIL
3 29 (15.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (13.90%) Change Management
5 23 (12.30%) Mentoring
6 21 (11.23%) Software Deployment
7 17 (9.09%) Data Encryption
7 17 (9.09%) Data Security
7 17 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
7 17 (9.09%) Presales
8 16 (8.56%) Document Management
8 16 (8.56%) Server Building
8 16 (8.56%) Server Virtualisation
9 15 (8.02%) Coaching
10 12 (6.42%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.88%) Project Management
12 9 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (4.81%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.88%) VBScript
3 9 (4.81%) SQL
4 7 (3.74%) R
5 3 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.07%) C
7 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (12.83%) CCNA
2 24 (12.83%) CCNP
3 20 (10.70%) Degree
4 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.02%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.95%) CCDP
7 9 (4.81%) CCSA
8 8 (4.28%) JNCIS
8 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.74%) MCSA
9 7 (3.74%) MCSE
10 6 (3.21%) CCAA
10 6 (3.21%) CISSP
10 6 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.67%) CCSE
12 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.97%) SLA
2 10 (5.35%) PMO
3 9 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 9 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (31.55%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.63%) vSphere
3 18 (9.63%) XenApp
4 17 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 14 (7.49%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) WSUS
2 6 (3.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.60%) vRealize
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 113 (60.43%) Cisco
2 89 (47.59%) VMware
3 71 (37.97%) Citrix
4 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
5 46 (24.60%) CheckPoint
6 42 (22.46%) Juniper
7 40 (21.39%) F5
8 38 (20.32%) Palo Alto
9 30 (16.04%) HP
10 29 (15.51%) Arista
10 29 (15.51%) Fortinet
11 17 (9.09%) Xerox
12 14 (7.49%) Aruba
13 13 (6.95%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.28%) EMC
15 6 (3.21%) SonicWALL
16 4 (2.14%) Brocade
16 4 (2.14%) Meraki
17 3 (1.60%) Riverbed
17 3 (1.60%) Tufin