Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 67 47
Rank change year-on-year -37 -20 +29
Permanent jobs citing LAN 109 189 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.71% 4.48% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.03% 22.08% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 157 167
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,950 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.92% +8.82% +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 777 856 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.30% 20.30% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 552 723 633
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -25 21 £32,000 -48.80% 4
Hemel Hempstead +5 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Radlett - 12 - -
Stevenage +7 11 £37,500 -7.41%
Hatfield +2 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City -34 5 - -
St Albans - 4 £30,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 - -
Letchworth +15 1 £28,500 - 1
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 82 (75.23%) WAN
2 58 (53.21%) Windows
3 51 (46.79%) Cisco
4 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
5 43 (39.45%) Firewall
6 40 (36.70%) VPN
7 39 (35.78%) VMware
8 32 (29.36%) Citrix
9 31 (28.44%) Wireless
10 30 (27.52%) DHCP
10 30 (27.52%) Data Centre
11 29 (26.61%) Windows Server
11 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
11 29 (26.61%) TCP/IP
12 28 (25.69%) DNS
12 28 (25.69%) Management Information System
12 28 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
13 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (22.02%) Change Management
14 24 (22.02%) Office 365
15 22 (20.18%) CheckPoint
16 21 (19.27%) SLA
16 21 (19.27%) BGP
17 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (18.35%) Network Security
18 19 (17.43%) VLAN
18 19 (17.43%) Palo Alto
19 18 (16.51%) Juniper

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 12 (11.01%) IBM Notes
2 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.02%) Office 365
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.42%) OpenDNS
5 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.75%) IaaS
6 3 (2.75%) PaaS
7 2 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (75.23%) WAN
2 43 (39.45%) Firewall
3 40 (36.70%) VPN
4 31 (28.44%) Wireless
5 30 (27.52%) DHCP
6 29 (26.61%) TCP/IP
7 28 (25.69%) DNS
8 21 (19.27%) BGP
9 20 (18.35%) Network Security
10 19 (17.43%) VLAN
11 18 (16.51%) MPLS
12 16 (14.68%) Internet
13 15 (13.76%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (12.84%) EIGRP
15 13 (11.93%) NetScaler
16 12 (11.01%) Ethernet
16 12 (11.01%) GLBP
16 12 (11.01%) IGRP
16 12 (11.01%) OSPF
17 10 (9.17%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) GIS
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) French Language
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Billing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.92%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Greek Language
5 1 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Desktop Support
3 13 (11.93%) Security Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Deskside Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Server Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) IT Support
8 8 (7.34%) IT Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Network Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) HTML
1 8 (7.34%) XML
2 4 (3.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.52%) Data Centre
2 28 (25.69%) Management Information System
3 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.93%) Client/Server
5 12 (11.01%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.83%) BYOD
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.83%) Handset
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.21%) Windows
2 29 (26.61%) Windows Server
3 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.68%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.17%) Linux
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.67%) Android
9 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.83%) AIX
10 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Change Management
2 15 (13.76%) Time Management
3 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.01%) Identity Management
5 12 (11.01%) Server Management
5 12 (11.01%) Validation
6 11 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.17%) Network Management
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.34%) Migration
10 7 (6.42%) ITSM
10 7 (6.42%) Presales
11 6 (5.50%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.50%) Information Security
11 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.59%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) Java
2 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.68%) CCNP
3 16 (14.68%) MCSA
4 15 (13.76%) CCNA
5 14 (12.84%) MCSE
6 12 (11.01%) A+ Certification
6 12 (11.01%) ACDT
6 12 (11.01%) ACHDS
6 12 (11.01%) ACTC
6 12 (11.01%) Degree
6 12 (11.01%) MCDST
6 12 (11.01%) MCP
6 12 (11.01%) MCSM
6 12 (11.01%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) CCIE
8 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.27%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.76%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.67%) Firmware
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.75%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.83%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.83%) Ceph
7 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) Docker
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.67%) SCCM
3 3 (2.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.75%) Observium
3 3 (2.75%) RANCID
4 2 (1.83%) Grafana
4 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.92%) Ansible
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (46.79%) Cisco
2 39 (35.78%) VMware
3 32 (29.36%) Citrix
4 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
5 22 (20.18%) CheckPoint
6 19 (17.43%) Palo Alto
7 18 (16.51%) Juniper
8 15 (13.76%) Apple
8 15 (13.76%) Oracle
9 14 (12.84%) F5
10 12 (11.01%) Arista
10 12 (11.01%) Fortinet
10 12 (11.01%) Lotus
10 12 (11.01%) Remedy
11 10 (9.17%) Meraki
12 8 (7.34%) Dell
13 7 (6.42%) Cylance
14 5 (4.59%) HP
15 4 (3.67%) Avaya
15 4 (3.67%) Veeam