The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 203 177 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.38% 3.02% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.06% 10.35% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 146 133 143
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
LAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 70 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Bracknell +7 42 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Slough +8 32 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Newbury +3 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Wokingham +1 4 £37,500 +59.57%
Maidenhead -19 1 £65,000 +41.30% 2
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 254 (78.64%) WAN
2 161 (49.85%) Windows
3 156 (48.30%) Cisco
4 128 (39.63%) Firewall
5 96 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (28.79%) VMware
7 76 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 76 (23.53%) VPN
8 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (21.98%) Active Directory
10 70 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 70 (21.67%) TCP/IP
11 67 (20.74%) ITIL
12 63 (19.50%) Linux
12 63 (19.50%) Network Security
13 61 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 60 (18.58%) Juniper
15 59 (18.27%) CCNA
16 55 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (16.41%) CCNP
18 52 (16.10%) CheckPoint
19 51 (15.79%) DNS
20 47 (14.55%) HP
21 42 (13.00%) SQL Server
21 42 (13.00%) Wireless
22 41 (12.69%) SQL
23 40 (12.38%) SAN
24 39 (12.07%) VoIP
24 39 (12.07%) MS Exchange
25 37 (11.46%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.26%) IIS
5 16 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.33%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.41%) Lync
8 10 (3.10%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.48%) Apache
11 3 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.62%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.62%) JBoss
12 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.74%) MS Office
3 6 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) PaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 254 (78.64%) WAN
2 128 (39.63%) Firewall
3 76 (23.53%) VPN
4 70 (21.67%) TCP/IP
5 63 (19.50%) Network Security
6 51 (15.79%) DNS
7 42 (13.00%) Wireless
8 40 (12.38%) SAN
9 39 (12.07%) VoIP
10 35 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (8.98%) OSPF
12 27 (8.36%) BGP
13 26 (8.05%) WLAN
13 26 (8.05%) Ethernet
14 25 (7.74%) MPLS
15 24 (7.43%) Internet
15 24 (7.43%) DHCP
16 23 (7.12%) SSL
17 19 (5.88%) PBX
18 18 (5.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.93%) IDOL
5 3 (0.93%) MySQL
6 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.57%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.86%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.24%) WinRunner
General
1 76 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.22%) Finance
3 25 (7.74%) Marketing
4 15 (4.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Billing
6 3 (0.93%) Legal
6 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) French Language
7 2 (0.62%) German Language
7 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 63 (19.50%) Network Engineer
3 50 (15.48%) Consultant
4 30 (9.29%) Technical Engineer
5 25 (7.74%) Technical Support
6 23 (7.12%) Analyst
6 23 (7.12%) Technical Support Engineer
7 17 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
8 15 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.33%) Designer
9 14 (4.33%) Security Consultant
9 14 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.33%) Test Consultant
10 13 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) Network Designer
10 13 (4.02%) Architect
11 12 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) IT Support
11 12 (3.72%) IT Consultant
11 12 (3.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.79%) SOAP
2 3 (0.93%) Web Services
2 3 (0.93%) XMPP
3 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.62%) ODBC
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 17 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 17 (5.26%) User Experience
1 17 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.55%) Statistics
5 3 (0.93%) EPoS
5 3 (0.93%) PKI
6 2 (0.62%) iPhone
6 2 (0.62%) FMCG
6 2 (0.62%) Open Source
6 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.31%) Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.31%) SecurID
7 1 (0.31%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 161 (49.85%) Windows
2 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (19.50%) Linux
4 61 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (11.15%) Windows 7
6 33 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (7.12%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.19%) UNIX
9 18 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.72%) Solaris
11 11 (3.41%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.79%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.62%) Android
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.62%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.74%) ITIL
2 33 (10.22%) Network Design
2 33 (10.22%) Project Management
3 24 (7.43%) Change Management
4 22 (6.81%) Migration
5 21 (6.50%) PRINCE2
6 20 (6.19%) Network Management
7 15 (4.64%) Regression Testing
7 15 (4.64%) Test Automation
7 15 (4.64%) Test Scripting
7 15 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 13 (4.02%) OpenUP
8 13 (4.02%) Business Development
9 12 (3.72%) Strategic Planning
9 12 (3.72%) Marketing Strategy
9 12 (3.72%) Capacity Management
9 12 (3.72%) Validation
10 11 (3.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (3.41%) Change Control
10 11 (3.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.69%) SQL
2 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.24%) C
4 3 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (18.27%) CCNA
3 53 (16.41%) CCNP
4 35 (10.84%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.64%) CCIE
6 15 (4.64%) ISEB
6 15 (4.64%) ISTQB
7 14 (4.33%) CCDA
8 13 (4.02%) CISSP
8 13 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.72%) CCDP
10 11 (3.41%) CISA
10 11 (3.41%) CISM
10 11 (3.41%) Degree
10 11 (3.41%) PCI QSA
11 10 (3.10%) JNCIS
11 10 (3.10%) MCSE
12 8 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.72%) SLA
4 11 (3.41%) COBIT
5 5 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 71 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 55 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.81%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.33%) VMware Server
5 14 (4.33%) vSphere
6 9 (2.79%) XenApp
6 9 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.17%) Firmware
7 7 (2.17%) vCloud
8 6 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.62%) Snort
9 2 (0.62%) Nmap
9 2 (0.62%) Samba
10 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.41%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (2.79%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.86%) WSUS
5 5 (1.55%) Netcool
6 3 (0.93%) DameWare
6 3 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
7 2 (0.62%) Nessus
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.31%) Cacti
8 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 156 (48.30%) Cisco
2 93 (28.79%) VMware
3 70 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 60 (18.58%) Juniper
5 52 (16.10%) CheckPoint
6 47 (14.55%) HP
7 30 (9.29%) F5
8 29 (8.98%) Citrix
9 27 (8.36%) Oracle
10 22 (6.81%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.64%) NetApp
12 14 (4.33%) Aruba
13 12 (3.72%) Huawei
13 12 (3.72%) Avaya
14 10 (3.10%) Blue Coat
14 10 (3.10%) SolarWinds
15 9 (2.79%) EMC
15 9 (2.79%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.79%) Fujitsu
16 8 (2.48%) Nortel
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Holidays, PMI, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday, PMI, Pension & Life Assurance
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Salary: From £30,400 to £32,500 per annum plus generous pension and holidays
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago