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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+45 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 234 138 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.55% 2.35% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.85% 7.83% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 168 107 118
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +29 96 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Slough +11 39 £65,000 +75.67% 3
Bracknell +27 25 £38,500 -35.83% 1
Maidenhead +24 16 £55,000 +124.48% 1
Newbury +2 8 £62,500 +127.27% 1
Windsor +18 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Wokingham -4 3 £34,000 -7.48%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 351 (83.18%) WAN
2 245 (58.06%) Cisco
3 228 (54.03%) Firewall
4 168 (39.81%) Windows
5 144 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (32.46%) VMware
7 119 (28.20%) TCP/IP
8 108 (25.59%) Microsoft
9 95 (22.51%) ITIL
9 95 (22.51%) Data Centre
10 94 (22.27%) DNS
11 93 (22.04%) VPN
12 92 (21.80%) Juniper
13 86 (20.38%) CCNA
14 84 (19.91%) Telecoms
14 84 (19.91%) Active Directory
15 76 (18.01%) Wireless
16 73 (17.30%) VoIP
17 72 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 67 (15.88%) MPLS
19 65 (15.40%) MS Exchange
19 65 (15.40%) CheckPoint
20 64 (15.17%) SQL
21 63 (14.93%) MS Excel
21 63 (14.93%) DHCP
22 62 (14.69%) Linux
23 61 (14.45%) CCNP
24 56 (13.27%) Degree
25 54 (12.80%) BGP
26 52 (12.32%) OSPF

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (15.40%) MS Exchange
2 49 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (7.58%) Lync
3 32 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.21%) IIS
5 17 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.84%) Apache
7 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.71%) JBoss
9 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.11%) MS Office
3 10 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.61%) SaaS
2 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.18%) Office 365
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 351 (83.18%) WAN
2 228 (54.03%) Firewall
3 119 (28.20%) TCP/IP
4 94 (22.27%) DNS
5 93 (22.04%) VPN
6 76 (18.01%) Wireless
7 73 (17.30%) VoIP
8 67 (15.88%) MPLS
9 63 (14.93%) DHCP
10 54 (12.80%) BGP
11 52 (12.32%) OSPF
12 45 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
13 44 (10.43%) Internet
14 41 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (9.00%) VLAN
16 37 (8.77%) SSL
17 35 (8.29%) Network Security
18 34 (8.06%) IPsec
19 30 (7.11%) SAN
20 26 (6.16%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.08%) MySQL
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) OLTP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
General
1 84 (19.91%) Telecoms
2 29 (6.87%) Finance
3 16 (3.79%) Marketing
4 13 (3.08%) Banking
5 11 (2.61%) Electronics
6 10 (2.37%) German Language
7 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) French Language
10 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.71%) Retail
10 3 (0.71%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (20.14%) Network Engineer
2 74 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 45 (10.66%) Analyst
4 43 (10.19%) Administrator
4 43 (10.19%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (9.24%) Technical Engineer
6 32 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 31 (7.35%) Technical Support Engineer
8 30 (7.11%) Architect
9 27 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
10 25 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.21%) Network Administrator
12 20 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (4.50%) Consultant
14 18 (4.27%) Support Analyst
15 17 (4.03%) Project Manager
16 16 (3.79%) Network Architect
17 14 (3.32%) Systems Support
18 13 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
19 12 (2.84%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.69%) 802.1X
2 20 (4.74%) Web Services
3 17 (4.03%) CSS
4 3 (0.71%) XMPP
4 3 (0.71%) SOAP
4 3 (0.71%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (0.47%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) JSON
6 1 (0.24%) Java EE
6 1 (0.24%) REST
6 1 (0.24%) XSD
6 1 (0.24%) WAP
6 1 (0.24%) WSDL
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 95 (22.51%) Data Centre
2 51 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.90%) Statistics
6 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.18%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.95%) Clustering
9 3 (0.71%) Streaming Music
9 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.71%) AS400
10 2 (0.47%) PMI
10 2 (0.47%) Handset
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.47%) Social Media
10 2 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.24%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 168 (39.81%) Windows
2 62 (14.69%) Linux
3 48 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (7.35%) UNIX
7 28 (6.64%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.18%) CentOS
9 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.18%) AIX
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.71%) OS/400
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.51%) ITIL
2 50 (11.85%) Project Management
3 33 (7.82%) Service Management
4 32 (7.58%) Network Management
5 31 (7.35%) Load Balancing
6 28 (6.64%) Change Management
7 23 (5.45%) Network Design
8 22 (5.21%) PRINCE2
9 18 (4.27%) Change Control
10 15 (3.55%) OpenUP
10 15 (3.55%) Migration
11 14 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.84%) Workflow
12 12 (2.84%) Capacity Management
12 12 (2.84%) Incident Management
13 11 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 11 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (2.37%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.37%) Information Security
14 10 (2.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.17%) SQL
2 30 (7.11%) Perl
3 11 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.90%) Python
4 8 (1.90%) Java
4 8 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.66%) C
6 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.71%) C++
7 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (20.38%) CCNA
3 61 (14.45%) CCNP
4 56 (13.27%) Degree
5 46 (10.90%) Security Cleared
6 40 (9.48%) SC Cleared
7 35 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (5.69%) CCIE
9 21 (4.98%) MCSE
10 20 (4.74%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (3.55%) CISSP
12 13 (3.08%) CEH
12 13 (3.08%) MCITP
13 11 (2.61%) MCSA
14 7 (1.66%) CCVP
14 7 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.66%) PMP
14 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.42%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.42%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.21%) SLA
2 10 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (19.91%) Active Directory
2 72 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (12.09%) VMware ESX
4 49 (11.61%) Hyper-V
5 45 (10.66%) vSphere
6 29 (6.87%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (5.45%) Firmware
8 19 (4.50%) XenApp
9 5 (1.18%) vCloud
9 5 (1.18%) iptables
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.24%) Snort
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (3.32%) Backup Exec
2 13 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 9 (2.13%) Nmap
5 7 (1.66%) WSUS
5 7 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.18%) Puppet
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.95%) Nagios
7 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.71%) SCCM
9 2 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.47%) SCOM
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.47%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 245 (58.06%) Cisco
2 137 (32.46%) VMware
3 108 (25.59%) Microsoft
4 92 (21.80%) Juniper
5 65 (15.40%) CheckPoint
6 44 (10.43%) F5
7 43 (10.19%) HP
8 38 (9.00%) Citrix
9 27 (6.40%) Fortinet
10 19 (4.50%) Aruba
10 19 (4.50%) Oracle
11 18 (4.27%) Meraki
11 18 (4.27%) ProCurve
12 16 (3.79%) McAfee
13 14 (3.32%) Websense
13 14 (3.32%) Mitel
14 13 (3.08%) Brocade
15 12 (2.84%) Symantec
15 12 (2.84%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.37%) Red Hat
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