Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 19 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.00% 5.08% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 23.75% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 25
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.79% -4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £80,000 £54,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.37% +15.29% +13.33%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 203 240 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.32% 21.37% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 165 185 178
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -1.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Watford

LAN
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for LAN in Watford

LAN
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Watford over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Watford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 19 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 6 (31.58%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) Wireless
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
10 4 (21.05%) MCSA
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) HP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (10.53%) DMZ
8 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.53%) MPLS
8 2 (10.53%) Skype
8 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Account Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Services Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Account Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) B2B
3 3 (15.79%) B2B Sales
3 3 (15.79%) Business Development
3 3 (15.79%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) CCENT
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Aruba
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 2 (10.53%) NEC
5 2 (10.53%) Polycom
5 2 (10.53%) Sonus
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp