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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 287 172 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.55% 3.10% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.13% 10.58% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 253 144 136
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1358 1625 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.28% 29.30% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1063 1102
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Bracknell +40 73 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Reading 0 73 £41,000 +2.50% 8
Maidenhead +40 62 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Slough -9 16 £23,500 -63.84% 3
Newbury +6 11 £48,000 +20.75% 2
Wokingham -9 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Ascot - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 435 (89.32%) WAN
2 320 (65.71%) Firewall
3 251 (51.54%) Cisco
4 206 (42.30%) Windows
5 203 (41.68%) VMware
6 188 (38.60%) Microsoft
7 172 (35.32%) Active Directory
8 169 (34.70%) Windows Server
9 159 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
10 129 (26.49%) Data Centre
11 120 (24.64%) ITIL
12 118 (24.23%) Linux
13 116 (23.82%) MS Exchange
14 110 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 109 (22.38%) MS Excel
16 105 (21.56%) SQL
17 104 (21.36%) Juniper
18 101 (20.74%) VPN
19 95 (19.51%) TCP/IP
20 93 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2010
21 91 (18.69%) CCNP
22 86 (17.66%) VMware Infrastructure
23 83 (17.04%) MPLS
24 82 (16.84%) Wireless
25 80 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2013
26 74 (15.20%) Telecoms
26 74 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
27 73 (14.99%) VMware ESXi
28 71 (14.58%) DNS
29 70 (14.37%) CCNA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 116 (23.82%) MS Exchange
2 93 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.93%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.85%) Apache
7 9 (1.85%) IIS
8 7 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.82%) JBoss
11 4 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 109 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.31%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (11.09%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.08%) IaaS
4 9 (1.85%) Office 365
5 8 (1.64%) SaaS
6 5 (1.03%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 435 (89.32%) WAN
2 320 (65.71%) Firewall
3 101 (20.74%) VPN
4 95 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 83 (17.04%) MPLS
6 82 (16.84%) Wireless
7 71 (14.58%) DNS
8 63 (12.94%) BGP
9 59 (12.11%) OSPF
10 54 (11.09%) Internet
11 53 (10.88%) VoIP
12 51 (10.47%) VLAN
13 40 (8.21%) DHCP
14 38 (7.80%) SSL
14 38 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (6.98%) Network Security
15 34 (6.98%) WLAN
16 30 (6.16%) SAN
17 26 (5.34%) IPsec
18 25 (5.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (15.20%) Telecoms
2 27 (5.54%) Finance
3 20 (4.11%) Marketing
4 11 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.05%) Publishing
6 9 (1.85%) Advertising
7 7 (1.44%) Retail
8 5 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) French Language
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
10 3 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 90 (18.48%) Support Engineer
3 47 (9.65%) Architect
4 44 (9.03%) VMware Engineer
5 41 (8.42%) Technical Engineer
6 39 (8.01%) Senior Network Engineer
7 37 (7.60%) Administrator
8 36 (7.39%) Technical Support
9 35 (7.19%) Technical Support Engineer
10 34 (6.98%) Analyst
11 30 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
13 28 (5.75%) VMware Support Engineer
14 27 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (5.13%) IT Support
16 24 (4.93%) Senior IT Support
16 24 (4.93%) Senior Support Engineer
16 24 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (4.72%) Cisco Engineer
17 23 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.83%) Middleware
2 11 (2.26%) Web Services
3 10 (2.05%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.85%) .NET
4 9 (1.85%) CSS
5 7 (1.44%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (1.23%) XMPP
7 4 (0.82%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.82%) WAP
7 4 (0.82%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) COM
8 1 (0.21%) HTML
8 1 (0.21%) J2EE
8 1 (0.21%) OpenDaylight
8 1 (0.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (26.49%) Data Centre
2 46 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 9 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.82%) PMI
9 2 (0.41%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.41%) Physics
9 2 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.41%) Replication
10 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.21%) PDA
10 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.21%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 206 (42.30%) Windows
2 169 (34.70%) Windows Server
3 118 (24.23%) Linux
4 110 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (13.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (5.95%) Unix
8 26 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.29%) CentOS
9 16 (3.29%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (24.64%) ITIL
2 63 (12.94%) Presales
3 44 (9.03%) Migration
4 40 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (6.37%) Network Design
5 31 (6.37%) Service Management
6 28 (5.75%) Information Security
7 26 (5.34%) Network Management
8 24 (4.93%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.93%) Logistics
9 23 (4.72%) Project Management
10 21 (4.31%) Risk Analysis
11 20 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (3.90%) Open Source
13 18 (3.70%) CRM
13 18 (3.70%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.29%) Line Management
15 13 (2.67%) Quality Management
16 12 (2.46%) Change Management
16 12 (2.46%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 105 (21.56%) SQL
2 40 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.57%) Perl
4 31 (6.37%) Ruby
5 15 (3.08%) C
6 14 (2.87%) Java
6 14 (2.87%) Python
7 12 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.44%) C++
9 4 (0.82%) C#
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 159 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (18.69%) CCNP
3 70 (14.37%) CCNA
4 64 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (12.32%) Degree
6 40 (8.21%) CCIE
6 40 (8.21%) MCSE
7 36 (7.39%) Security Cleared
8 35 (7.19%) SC Cleared
9 25 (5.13%) MCSA
10 21 (4.31%) MCSD
11 16 (3.29%) CCVP
12 13 (2.67%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.67%) MCTS
13 12 (2.46%) CCNP Voice
13 12 (2.46%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.05%) MCITP
15 9 (1.85%) CISSP
16 8 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
4 3 (0.62%) COSO
5 1 (0.21%) DICOM
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (35.32%) Active Directory
2 86 (17.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (14.99%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (11.29%) Hyper-V
5 35 (7.19%) VMware ESX
6 30 (6.16%) vSphere
7 8 (1.64%) iptables
7 8 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.44%) Firmware
8 7 (1.44%) XenApp
9 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (7.80%) Puppet
2 29 (5.95%) SCCM
3 23 (4.72%) SCOM
4 22 (4.52%) SCVMM
4 22 (4.52%) Windows Intune
5 11 (2.26%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.26%) Cacti
6 9 (1.85%) Nmap
6 9 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (1.23%) Nessus
9 4 (0.82%) Nagios
9 4 (0.82%) WSUS
10 2 (0.41%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 251 (51.54%) Cisco
2 203 (41.68%) VMware
3 188 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 104 (21.36%) Juniper
5 49 (10.06%) CheckPoint
6 48 (9.86%) HP
6 48 (9.86%) Oracle
7 36 (7.39%) Red Hat
8 29 (5.95%) RightScale
9 28 (5.75%) F5
10 26 (5.34%) Citrix
11 22 (4.52%) Aruba
12 19 (3.90%) Fortinet
13 17 (3.49%) Avaya
14 14 (2.87%) Forcepoint
14 14 (2.87%) Nortel
14 14 (2.87%) Symantec
15 13 (2.67%) Palo Alto
15 13 (2.67%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.46%) Meraki
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