Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 65 42
Rank change year-on-year -46 -23 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAN 112 185 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.45% 4.26% 5.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 24.63% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 93 145 215
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.37% +15.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,450 £24,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £60,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%

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 884 751 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.36% 17.30% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 690 598 757
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,225 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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
Hatfield -7 19 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Watford -25 19 £37,500 -12.79% 7
Hemel Hempstead -6 12 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Stevenage -16 6 £25,000 +11.11%
Welwyn Garden City -46 4 £35,000 +9.38%
Radlett - 4 - -
St Albans - 2 £23,000 -
Cheshunt +12 1 £75,000 +53.06%
Rickmansworth -19 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £28,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 3
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 101 (90.18%) WAN
2 69 (61.61%) Cisco
3 50 (44.64%) Firewall
4 46 (41.07%) Windows
5 45 (40.18%) Data Centre
6 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 42 (37.50%) Citrix
8 39 (34.82%) VMware
9 37 (33.04%) VPN
10 36 (32.14%) CheckPoint
11 32 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (28.57%) NetScaler
12 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
13 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 28 (25.00%) SLA
13 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
14 27 (24.11%) ITIL
14 27 (24.11%) Palo Alto
15 26 (23.21%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (23.21%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (22.32%) Windows Server
17 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (21.43%) BGP
17 24 (21.43%) EIGRP
17 24 (21.43%) MS Exchange
18 23 (20.54%) OSPF
19 22 (19.64%) CCNP
19 22 (19.64%) GLBP
20 21 (18.75%) Office 365

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 24 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) Akamai
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (90.18%) WAN
2 50 (44.64%) Firewall
3 37 (33.04%) VPN
4 32 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (23.21%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
6 26 (23.21%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (21.43%) BGP
7 24 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 23 (20.54%) OSPF
9 22 (19.64%) GLBP
10 21 (18.75%) IGRP
11 20 (17.86%) HTTP
12 19 (16.96%) MPLS
13 15 (13.39%) Unified Communications
14 14 (12.50%) DWDM
15 13 (11.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (11.61%) DHCP
15 13 (11.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.04%) Advertising
3 7 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (4.46%) Electronics
4 5 (4.46%) Finance
4 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) French Language
5 3 (2.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.61%) Team Leader
3 12 (10.71%) Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) IT Support
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support
7 8 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
8 7 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) HTML
1 19 (16.96%) XML
2 5 (4.46%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.07%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.36%) Linux
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.57%) Unix
10 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) ITIL
2 18 (16.07%) E-Commerce
3 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.61%) Network Management
4 13 (11.61%) Project Management
5 9 (8.04%) High Availability
5 9 (8.04%) Resource Management
5 9 (8.04%) Supplier Management
6 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
7 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.36%) Time Management
9 5 (4.46%) CRM
9 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.46%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.57%) Java
2 4 (3.57%) Python
2 4 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) CCNP
3 21 (18.75%) CCNA
4 9 (8.04%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.14%) MCSA
6 7 (6.25%) MCSE
7 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.57%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.57%) ACDT
8 4 (3.57%) ACHDS
8 4 (3.57%) ACTC
8 4 (3.57%) MCDST
8 4 (3.57%) MCP
8 4 (3.57%) MCSM
8 4 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.79%) CCENT
9 2 (1.79%) CCIE
9 2 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.18%) Hyper-V
2 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.46%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) XenApp
5 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.25%) SCCM
3 6 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.57%) Puppet
4 4 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.57%) vRealize
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 69 (61.61%) Cisco
2 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 42 (37.50%) Citrix
4 39 (34.82%) VMware
5 36 (32.14%) CheckPoint
6 27 (24.11%) Palo Alto
7 21 (18.75%) Arista
7 21 (18.75%) F5
8 18 (16.07%) Fortinet
9 9 (8.04%) Aruba
10 6 (5.36%) HP
10 6 (5.36%) Meraki
10 6 (5.36%) Veeam
11 5 (4.46%) Apple
11 5 (4.46%) Juniper
11 5 (4.46%) Remedy
11 5 (4.46%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.46%) Symantec
12 4 (3.57%) Lotus
12 4 (3.57%) Oracle