Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 54 55
Rank change year-on-year -24 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.34% 4.39% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 19.16% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 19
Watford median annual salary £32,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.56% +13.89% -2.70%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,000 £27,650
90th Percentile £42,500 £82,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 192 214 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.38% 22.89% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 138
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,900 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £60,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
4 16 (72.73%) Network Security
5 15 (68.18%) VMware
6 14 (63.64%) CheckPoint
6 14 (63.64%) VPN
6 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Service Management
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) ITSM
10 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
10 5 (22.73%) Information Security
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

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 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) WAN
3 16 (72.73%) Network Security
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Skype
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.55%) BGP
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.55%) Internet
9 1 (4.55%) IPv4
9 1 (4.55%) IPv6
9 1 (4.55%) SNMP
9 1 (4.55%) VLAN
9 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) BYOD
4 2 (9.09%) Handset
4 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) ITSM
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
1 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (18.18%) Organisational Learning
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) MOS
4 1 (4.55%) CCENT
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) BMC
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Meraki
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy