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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 203 180 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.40% 3.03% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.15% 10.37% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 147 136 139
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 £29,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £51,600
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
1820 1736 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.50% 29.24% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1209 1087
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
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 24 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 24 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 -11 65 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Bracknell +13 45 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Slough +2 34 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Newbury +10 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Wokingham +1 3 £37,500 +59.57%
Maidenhead -14 1 £65,000 +13.04% 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 256 (78.29%) WAN
2 163 (49.85%) Windows
3 158 (48.32%) Cisco
4 130 (39.76%) Firewall
5 97 (29.66%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (29.36%) VMware
7 78 (23.85%) VPN
8 77 (23.55%) Telecoms
9 75 (22.94%) Active Directory
9 75 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (21.41%) TCP/IP
11 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
11 68 (20.80%) ITIL
12 64 (19.57%) Linux
12 64 (19.57%) Network Security
13 63 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 61 (18.65%) Juniper
15 58 (17.74%) CCNA
16 56 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (16.21%) CCNP
18 52 (15.90%) CheckPoint
19 51 (15.60%) DNS
20 48 (14.68%) HP
21 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
21 43 (13.15%) Wireless
22 42 (12.84%) MS Exchange
23 41 (12.54%) SQL
23 41 (12.54%) SAN
24 38 (11.62%) VoIP
25 37 (11.31%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (12.84%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (5.20%) IIS
4 16 (4.89%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.36%) Lync
7 10 (3.06%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.61%) JBoss
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.92%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 256 (78.29%) WAN
2 130 (39.76%) Firewall
3 78 (23.85%) VPN
4 70 (21.41%) TCP/IP
5 64 (19.57%) Network Security
6 51 (15.60%) DNS
7 43 (13.15%) Wireless
8 41 (12.54%) SAN
9 38 (11.62%) VoIP
10 36 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (8.87%) OSPF
12 28 (8.56%) Ethernet
13 27 (8.26%) MPLS
13 27 (8.26%) WLAN
13 27 (8.26%) BGP
14 25 (7.65%) SSL
15 24 (7.34%) Internet
15 24 (7.34%) DHCP
16 21 (6.42%) IPsec
17 19 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.92%) IDOL
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (5.81%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.83%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.22%) WinRunner
General
1 77 (23.55%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.09%) Finance
3 24 (7.34%) Marketing
4 15 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (1.22%) Billing
6 3 (0.92%) Legal
6 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.61%) French Language
7 2 (0.61%) German Language
7 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (24.46%) Support Engineer
2 64 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 52 (15.90%) Consultant
4 31 (9.48%) Technical Engineer
5 26 (7.95%) Technical Support
6 24 (7.34%) Technical Support Engineer
7 23 (7.03%) Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) Cloud Consultant
9 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (4.59%) Test Consultant
11 14 (4.28%) Designer
11 14 (4.28%) Security Consultant
11 14 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.98%) Network Designer
12 13 (3.98%) Architect
12 13 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) IT Consultant
13 12 (3.67%) Administrator
13 12 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.75%) SOAP
2 3 (0.92%) Web Services
2 3 (0.92%) XMPP
3 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.61%) ODBC
3 2 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.20%) Client/Server
1 17 (5.20%) Mainframe
1 17 (5.20%) User Experience
2 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.53%) Statistics
3 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (0.92%) EPoS
4 3 (0.92%) PKI
5 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.61%) Economics
5 2 (0.61%) FMCG
5 2 (0.61%) iPhone
5 2 (0.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.31%) SecurID
6 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 163 (49.85%) Windows
2 75 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (19.57%) Linux
4 63 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (11.31%) Windows 7
6 34 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (7.34%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.12%) UNIX
9 18 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.67%) Solaris
11 11 (3.36%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.75%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.61%) Android
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.61%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.80%) ITIL
2 33 (10.09%) Project Management
2 33 (10.09%) Network Design
3 26 (7.95%) Change Management
4 23 (7.03%) Migration
5 21 (6.42%) PRINCE2
6 20 (6.12%) Network Management
7 16 (4.89%) Test Automation
7 16 (4.89%) Test Scripting
7 16 (4.89%) Regression Testing
8 15 (4.59%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.28%) OpenUP
10 13 (3.98%) Business Development
11 12 (3.67%) Strategic Planning
11 12 (3.67%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (3.67%) Capacity Management
12 11 (3.36%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (3.36%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (3.36%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.54%) SQL
2 8 (2.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.22%) C
4 3 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (29.66%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (17.74%) CCNA
3 53 (16.21%) CCNP
4 36 (11.01%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.03%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.89%) ISTQB
6 16 (4.89%) ISEB
7 15 (4.59%) CCIE
8 14 (4.28%) CCDA
9 13 (3.98%) CISSP
9 13 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.67%) CCDP
10 12 (3.67%) JNCIS
11 11 (3.36%) Degree
11 11 (3.36%) PCI QSA
11 11 (3.36%) CISA
11 11 (3.36%) CISM
12 10 (3.06%) MCSE
13 8 (2.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (5.20%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.67%) SLA
4 11 (3.36%) COBIT
5 5 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 75 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 56 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.34%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.28%) VMware Server
5 14 (4.28%) vSphere
6 9 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.75%) XenApp
7 7 (2.14%) vCloud
7 7 (2.14%) Firmware
8 6 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.61%) Snort
9 2 (0.61%) Nmap
9 2 (0.61%) Samba
10 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.36%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (2.75%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.83%) WSUS
5 5 (1.53%) Netcool
6 4 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.92%) DameWare
7 3 (0.92%) SCCM
8 2 (0.61%) Nessus
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 158 (48.32%) Cisco
2 96 (29.36%) VMware
3 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
4 61 (18.65%) Juniper
5 52 (15.90%) CheckPoint
6 48 (14.68%) HP
7 31 (9.48%) F5
8 29 (8.87%) Citrix
9 28 (8.56%) Oracle
10 22 (6.73%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.59%) NetApp
11 15 (4.59%) Aruba
12 13 (3.98%) Avaya
13 12 (3.67%) Huawei
14 10 (3.06%) Blue Coat
14 10 (3.06%) EMC
15 9 (2.75%) Fujitsu
15 9 (2.75%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.75%) SolarWinds
16 8 (2.45%) Nortel
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