Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 67 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 173 179 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.89% 4.05% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.19% 24.42% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 146 127 181
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,200 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 951 733 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.39% 16.57% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 790 560 771
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% -0.56% -1.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Watford -10 38 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Stevenage +20 18 £43,000 +104.76% 3
Hatfield +10 18 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Welwyn Garden City -12 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Hemel Hempstead -51 8 £65,000 +44.44% 1
St Albans +2 6 - -
Hitchin -7 5 £19,500 -31.58%
Hoddesdon - 3 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £24,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (83.24%) WAN
2 117 (67.63%) Cisco
3 87 (50.29%) Firewall
4 82 (47.40%) Data Centre
5 75 (43.35%) VMware
6 72 (41.62%) Citrix
7 70 (40.46%) VPN
8 61 (35.26%) CheckPoint
9 59 (34.10%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (33.53%) BGP
11 57 (32.95%) OSPF
12 54 (31.21%) Windows
13 50 (28.90%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (27.75%) F5
15 45 (26.01%) DHCP
15 45 (26.01%) HTTP
15 45 (26.01%) Palo Alto
15 45 (26.01%) NetScaler
16 43 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (24.28%) DNS
17 42 (24.28%) Microsoft
18 41 (23.70%) Juniper
19 40 (23.12%) EIGRP
19 40 (23.12%) VLAN
20 39 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
21 36 (20.81%) IGRP
21 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
21 36 (20.81%) HTML
21 36 (20.81%) XML
21 36 (20.81%) GLBP

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 29 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.20%) CMS
2 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.47%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) Office 365
2 8 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.05%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (4.05%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudTrail
3 7 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (3.47%) Akamai
4 6 (3.47%) PaaS
5 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (83.24%) WAN
2 87 (50.29%) Firewall
3 70 (40.46%) VPN
4 59 (34.10%) Cisco ASA
5 58 (33.53%) BGP
6 57 (32.95%) OSPF
7 45 (26.01%) DHCP
7 45 (26.01%) HTTP
7 45 (26.01%) NetScaler
8 42 (24.28%) DNS
9 40 (23.12%) EIGRP
9 40 (23.12%) VLAN
10 39 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
11 36 (20.81%) GLBP
11 36 (20.81%) IGRP
12 33 (19.08%) TCP/IP
13 27 (15.61%) MPLS
14 26 (15.03%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (14.45%) IPsec
16 24 (13.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Advertising
3 8 (4.62%) Back Office
3 8 (4.62%) Military
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Games
5 5 (2.89%) Marketing
6 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 23 (13.29%) Consultant
4 22 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (11.56%) Security Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (8.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 13 (7.51%) Team Leader
9 12 (6.94%) Administrator
9 12 (6.94%) Security Consultant
10 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.36%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (6.36%) Network Manager
10 11 (6.36%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (5.78%) IT Administrator
11 10 (5.78%) IT Support
11 10 (5.78%) Network Support
12 9 (5.20%) Network Administrator
13 8 (4.62%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.81%) HTML
1 36 (20.81%) XML
2 9 (5.20%) POSIX
3 6 (3.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 82 (47.40%) Data Centre
2 43 (24.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.62%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.62%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.89%) CMDB
5 5 (2.89%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.31%) User Experience
7 3 (1.73%) Blog
7 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.16%) PKI
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Windows
2 33 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.51%) Windows 10
5 12 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.78%) Linux
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.89%) Unix
9 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) E-Commerce
2 29 (16.76%) ITIL
3 19 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.09%) Change Management
6 13 (7.51%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.94%) Project Management
7 12 (6.94%) Software Deployment
8 11 (6.36%) Network Management
9 10 (5.78%) High Availability
9 10 (5.78%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.20%) Data Encryption
10 9 (5.20%) Data Security
10 9 (5.20%) Network Optimisation
10 9 (5.20%) Server Building
10 9 (5.20%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (4.62%) Document Management
12 7 (4.05%) Fault Management
12 7 (4.05%) Presales
13 6 (3.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.89%) Python
3 4 (2.31%) R
3 4 (2.31%) SQL
3 4 (2.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (28.90%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.08%) CCNP
3 22 (12.72%) CCNA
4 21 (12.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.56%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.25%) Degree
7 10 (5.78%) CCDP
7 10 (5.78%) CCSA
8 9 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.62%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.47%) CCSE
11 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.58%) CCIE
14 1 (0.58%) CISSP
14 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.58%) MCSE
14 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) SLA
2 13 (7.51%) PMO
3 4 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.78%) XenApp
5 9 (5.20%) vSphere
6 8 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) SCCM
2 5 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.89%) Puppet
2 5 (2.89%) vCenter Server
2 5 (2.89%) vRealize
2 5 (2.89%) WSUS
3 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 117 (67.63%) Cisco
2 75 (43.35%) VMware
3 72 (41.62%) Citrix
4 61 (35.26%) CheckPoint
5 48 (27.75%) F5
6 45 (26.01%) Palo Alto
7 42 (24.28%) Microsoft
8 41 (23.70%) Juniper
9 36 (20.81%) Arista
10 30 (17.34%) Fortinet
11 20 (11.56%) HP
12 17 (9.83%) Blue Coat
13 11 (6.36%) Aruba
14 9 (5.20%) Xerox
15 7 (4.05%) Avaya
15 7 (4.05%) EMC
16 6 (3.47%) Meraki
16 6 (3.47%) Riverbed
16 6 (3.47%) SAP
16 6 (3.47%) WatchGuard