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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 239 124 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.79% 2.21% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.29% 7.45% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 194 105 133
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1307 1664 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.19% 29.64% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 879 979 1147
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +32 114 £40,000 - 11
Slough -3 30 £67,500 +35.00% 6
Bracknell +36 29 £38,500 -38.40%
Maidenhead +28 24 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Wokingham -8 5 £34,000 -5.55%
Newbury -2 4 £62,500 +127.27% 4
Windsor +1 3 £35,000 +40.00% 2
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 348 (82.27%) WAN
2 225 (53.19%) Cisco
3 221 (52.25%) Firewall
4 169 (39.95%) Windows
5 143 (33.81%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (32.39%) VMware
7 117 (27.66%) TCP/IP
8 108 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 90 (21.28%) DNS
10 89 (21.04%) Data Centre
11 84 (19.86%) Telecoms
12 83 (19.62%) CCNA
13 81 (19.15%) Active Directory
14 78 (18.44%) VPN
15 77 (18.20%) Juniper
16 76 (17.97%) ITIL
17 75 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 70 (16.55%) MS Exchange
19 69 (16.31%) Wireless
20 68 (16.08%) SQL
21 66 (15.60%) MS Excel
22 65 (15.37%) DHCP
23 63 (14.89%) CCNP
24 62 (14.66%) CheckPoint
24 62 (14.66%) Linux
25 61 (14.42%) VoIP
26 60 (14.18%) MPLS
27 55 (13.00%) OSPF
27 55 (13.00%) BGP
28 52 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (16.55%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (11.82%) Lync
4 31 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (4.49%) IIS
5 19 (4.49%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.55%) Apache
7 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.71%) JBoss
8 3 (0.71%) nginx
8 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 3 (0.71%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 66 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.27%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.07%) SaaS
2 5 (1.18%) Office 365
3 4 (0.95%) PaaS
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 348 (82.27%) WAN
2 221 (52.25%) Firewall
3 117 (27.66%) TCP/IP
4 90 (21.28%) DNS
5 78 (18.44%) VPN
6 69 (16.31%) Wireless
7 65 (15.37%) DHCP
8 61 (14.42%) VoIP
9 60 (14.18%) MPLS
10 55 (13.00%) OSPF
10 55 (13.00%) BGP
11 46 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (8.98%) SAN
13 37 (8.75%) Network Security
14 35 (8.27%) VLAN
14 35 (8.27%) Internet
15 27 (6.38%) SSL
16 26 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (5.67%) IPv6
18 23 (5.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.78%) MySQL
3 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) OLTP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
1 3 (0.71%) Subversion
1 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 84 (19.86%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.91%) Finance
3 16 (3.78%) Marketing
4 13 (3.07%) Banking
5 10 (2.36%) German Language
6 7 (1.65%) Electronics
7 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) French Language
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (19.39%) Network Engineer
2 66 (15.60%) Support Engineer
3 35 (8.27%) Technical Engineer
4 34 (8.04%) Administrator
5 33 (7.80%) Analyst
5 33 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.09%) Architect
6 30 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (6.62%) Technical Support
8 26 (6.15%) Consultant
8 26 (6.15%) Technical Support Engineer
9 23 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
10 17 (4.02%) Network Administrator
10 17 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (3.78%) Network Architect
12 15 (3.55%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.07%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.60%) Sales Consultant
15 11 (2.60%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.78%) Web Services
3 13 (3.07%) CSS
4 6 (1.42%) XMPP
5 3 (0.71%) LAMP
5 3 (0.71%) SOAP
5 3 (0.71%) XML
6 2 (0.47%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.24%) WSDL
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) XSD
7 1 (0.24%) .NET
7 1 (0.24%) Java EE
7 1 (0.24%) JSON
7 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.04%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.89%) Statistics
7 5 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.95%) Clustering
9 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.71%) AS400
9 3 (0.71%) Wiki
9 3 (0.71%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.47%) Social Media
10 2 (0.47%) CMDB
10 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.47%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (39.95%) Windows
2 62 (14.66%) Linux
3 52 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (7.09%) UNIX
7 25 (5.91%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.18%) AIX
10 5 (1.18%) CentOS
11 3 (0.71%) Debian
11 3 (0.71%) OS/400
11 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.47%) Solaris
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.97%) ITIL
2 42 (9.93%) Project Management
3 35 (8.27%) Service Management
4 29 (6.86%) Network Management
4 29 (6.86%) Network Design
5 26 (6.15%) Change Control
6 25 (5.91%) Load Balancing
7 22 (5.20%) Change Management
8 21 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (4.96%) Migration
9 20 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.31%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.84%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.60%) Information Security
13 11 (2.60%) OpenUP
13 11 (2.60%) Product Management
14 10 (2.36%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (2.36%) Mentoring
15 9 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.08%) SQL
2 28 (6.62%) Perl
3 15 (3.55%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.36%) Java
5 8 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.65%) Python
7 6 (1.42%) C
8 5 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.71%) C++
10 3 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (33.81%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (19.62%) CCNA
3 63 (14.89%) CCNP
4 43 (10.17%) Degree
5 42 (9.93%) Security Cleared
6 37 (8.75%) SC Cleared
7 34 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (5.91%) CCIE
9 19 (4.49%) MCSE
10 17 (4.02%) CISSP
10 17 (4.02%) CEH
11 16 (3.78%) Check Point Certification
11 16 (3.78%) MCSA
12 8 (1.89%) MCITP
13 7 (1.65%) GIAC
13 7 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.42%) CCDP
14 6 (1.42%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.09%) SLA
2 10 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.89%) QA
4 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 75 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.82%) Hyper-V
4 46 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 46 (10.87%) vSphere
5 32 (7.57%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (5.44%) XenApp
7 15 (3.55%) Firmware
8 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.42%) Samba
10 5 (1.18%) iptables
10 5 (1.18%) vCloud
11 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.71%) Postfix
11 3 (0.71%) XenServer
12 1 (0.24%) Snort
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
3 9 (2.13%) WSUS
3 9 (2.13%) Nmap
4 8 (1.89%) SCCM
5 7 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.65%) Puppet
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.71%) Salt
8 3 (0.71%) Nagios
8 3 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.47%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 225 (53.19%) Cisco
2 137 (32.39%) VMware
3 108 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 77 (18.20%) Juniper
5 62 (14.66%) CheckPoint
6 47 (11.11%) HP
7 40 (9.46%) Citrix
7 40 (9.46%) F5
8 29 (6.86%) Fortinet
9 20 (4.73%) Aruba
10 19 (4.49%) ProCurve
10 19 (4.49%) Oracle
11 17 (4.02%) Brocade
12 16 (3.78%) Mitel
13 14 (3.31%) McAfee
14 12 (2.84%) Blue Coat
14 12 (2.84%) Dell
14 12 (2.84%) Meraki
15 11 (2.60%) Symantec
16 10 (2.36%) EMC
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
PS Computer
Salary: £35k - £40k pa + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
OH PARSONS PARTNERS
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago