Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 56 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.62% 4.67% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 19.67% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 17
Watford median annual salary £32,250 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.22% +50.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £82,500 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £38,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 182 239 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.70% 23.76% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 146 179 164
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £56,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) MCSA
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (20.00%) Wireless
10 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) DMZ
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSA
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCENT
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) NEC
5 2 (13.33%) Polycom
5 2 (13.33%) Sonus
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp