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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 109 56
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -53
Permanent jobs citing LAN 182 128 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.30% 2.22% 4.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 7.83% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 154 101 196
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
1493 1634 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.08% 28.37% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1094 1300
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +17 98 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Maidenhead +13 24 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Slough +14 17 £46,500 -7.00% 4
Newbury +16 13 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Bracknell -1 6 £52,250 +7.17% 1
Windsor - 1 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £46,000 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 270 (75.84%) WAN
2 165 (46.35%) Firewall
3 159 (44.66%) Cisco
4 154 (43.26%) Windows
5 117 (32.87%) VMware
6 113 (31.74%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 85 (23.88%) ITIL
9 80 (22.47%) Microsoft
10 75 (21.07%) Telecoms
11 74 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 73 (20.51%) Wireless
13 70 (19.66%) Active Directory
14 65 (18.26%) Linux
15 62 (17.42%) DNS
16 61 (17.13%) MS Exchange
17 59 (16.57%) HP
18 58 (16.29%) CCNA
18 58 (16.29%) VPN
19 56 (15.73%) CCNP
20 53 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
21 52 (14.61%) Network Security
21 52 (14.61%) CheckPoint
22 50 (14.04%) SQL
23 49 (13.76%) MPLS
23 49 (13.76%) Security Cleared
24 48 (13.48%) Hyper-V
25 47 (13.20%) Juniper
26 46 (12.92%) SAN
27 45 (12.64%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 61 (17.13%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.24%) Lync
2 40 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.53%) Apache
5 9 (2.53%) IIS
6 3 (0.84%) nginx
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 3 (0.84%) MediaWiki
6 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.58%) MS Office
3 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.56%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) SaaS
1 6 (1.69%) Office 365
2 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.84%) PaaS
3 3 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (75.84%) WAN
2 165 (46.35%) Firewall
3 89 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 73 (20.51%) Wireless
5 62 (17.42%) DNS
6 58 (16.29%) VPN
7 52 (14.61%) Network Security
8 49 (13.76%) MPLS
9 46 (12.92%) SAN
10 45 (12.64%) DHCP
11 40 (11.24%) VoIP
12 34 (9.55%) WLAN
13 31 (8.71%) BGP
14 30 (8.43%) OSPF
15 29 (8.15%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (6.74%) Ethernet
17 18 (5.06%) Wireless Security
17 18 (5.06%) VLAN
18 15 (4.21%) IPv6
19 14 (3.93%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.56%) MS Access
6 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.25%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
3 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.84%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.84%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.84%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.84%) Subversion
3 3 (0.84%) MSTest
3 3 (0.84%) Hudson
3 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (21.07%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.46%) Finance
3 15 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.93%) Banking
5 7 (1.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.84%) German Language
7 2 (0.56%) Retail
7 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (16.57%) Network Engineer
2 52 (14.61%) Consultant
3 47 (13.20%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.43%) Analyst
5 23 (6.46%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.90%) Architect
7 17 (4.78%) Sales Consultant
7 17 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (4.78%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 16 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
9 14 (3.93%) Security Engineer
10 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
10 13 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (3.37%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.37%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (3.37%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.40%) HTML
2 4 (1.12%) Web Services
3 3 (0.84%) XML
3 3 (0.84%) CSS
3 3 (0.84%) LAMP
3 3 (0.84%) XMPP
4 2 (0.56%) CGI
4 2 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.28%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.28%) OOXML
5 1 (0.28%) jQuery
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.93%) FMCG
2 13 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.37%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.97%) Statistics
5 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.40%) Open Source
5 5 (1.40%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.12%) BYOD
6 4 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.84%) Wiki
7 3 (0.84%) PKI
7 3 (0.84%) Replication
7 3 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Social Media
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) AS400
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 154 (43.26%) Windows
2 65 (18.26%) Linux
3 53 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.78%) UNIX
8 16 (4.49%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.12%) CentOS
11 4 (1.12%) AIX
11 4 (1.12%) Solaris
11 4 (1.12%) Debian
12 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.88%) ITIL
2 39 (10.96%) PRINCE2
3 33 (9.27%) Project Management
4 30 (8.43%) Change Control
5 27 (7.58%) Migration
6 23 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (6.18%) Service Management
8 19 (5.34%) Network Design
8 19 (5.34%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 18 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (4.49%) Load Balancing
11 14 (3.93%) Information Security
11 14 (3.93%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (3.65%) Change Management
13 12 (3.37%) Dependency Management
13 12 (3.37%) Network Architecture
13 12 (3.37%) Network Management
14 11 (3.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.04%) SQL
2 18 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.09%) Perl
4 9 (2.53%) Java
5 7 (1.97%) PHP
6 6 (1.69%) C
7 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.12%) Python
9 3 (0.84%) Ruby
9 3 (0.84%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) C#
11 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (31.74%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (16.29%) CCNA
3 56 (15.73%) CCNP
4 49 (13.76%) Security Cleared
5 42 (11.80%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (7.02%) CISSP
8 18 (5.06%) CCIE
8 18 (5.06%) MCSE
9 17 (4.78%) Degree
10 15 (4.21%) MCSA
11 14 (3.93%) CEH
12 13 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (3.09%) CCDA
13 11 (3.09%) CISA
13 11 (3.09%) CISM
13 11 (3.09%) GIAC
13 11 (3.09%) PCI QSA
14 8 (2.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.18%) SLA
1 22 (6.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.09%) COBIT
4 3 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (19.66%) Active Directory
3 48 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.02%) vSphere
5 24 (6.74%) XenApp
6 22 (6.18%) VMware ESX
7 17 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.97%) Samba
10 5 (1.40%) XenServer
11 3 (0.84%) iptables
11 3 (0.84%) Postfix
12 2 (0.56%) Xen
13 1 (0.28%) Snort
13 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) WSUS
2 12 (3.37%) SCCM
3 11 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.97%) Puppet
5 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.84%) Salt
8 3 (0.84%) Nmap
8 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.28%) OPNET
Vendors
1 159 (44.66%) Cisco
2 117 (32.87%) VMware
3 80 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 59 (16.57%) HP
5 52 (14.61%) CheckPoint
6 47 (13.20%) Juniper
7 44 (12.36%) Citrix
8 38 (10.67%) Aruba
9 34 (9.55%) Fortinet
10 32 (8.99%) Oracle
11 29 (8.15%) Brocade
12 26 (7.30%) F5
13 20 (5.62%) ProCurve
14 18 (5.06%) Symantec
15 15 (4.21%) McAfee
15 15 (4.21%) Blue Coat
16 14 (3.93%) Mitel
17 11 (3.09%) Dell
18 10 (2.81%) EMC
18 10 (2.81%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £64000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent senior level package - Full detials on request
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Flex Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago