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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 151 150 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.55% 2.73% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 9.53% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 179
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1792 1574 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.23% 28.67% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1119 1119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -26 49 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bracknell +2 30 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Slough +11 25 £37,000 -14.20% 5
Newbury +9 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wokingham -3 4 £37,500 +59.57%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 225 (80.94%) WAN
2 136 (48.92%) Windows
3 127 (45.68%) Cisco
4 113 (40.65%) Firewall
5 79 (28.42%) Telecoms
6 74 (26.62%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (25.18%) Microsoft
8 66 (23.74%) VMware
9 65 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (22.30%) VPN
11 58 (20.86%) TCP/IP
12 56 (20.14%) Juniper
13 55 (19.78%) CCNA
13 55 (19.78%) DNS
13 55 (19.78%) Network Security
14 54 (19.42%) ITIL
15 52 (18.71%) Active Directory
15 52 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (16.91%) Linux
17 46 (16.55%) CheckPoint
18 45 (16.19%) HP
18 45 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (14.75%) CCNP
19 41 (14.75%) Finance
20 39 (14.03%) VoIP
21 37 (13.31%) Wireless
22 36 (12.95%) SQL Server
22 36 (12.95%) F5
23 35 (12.59%) SQL
23 35 (12.59%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.19%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.12%) IIS
4 16 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.68%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.32%) Lync
7 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.52%) Apache
10 4 (1.44%) GroupWise
10 4 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.72%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.63%) MS Office
3 9 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (80.94%) WAN
2 113 (40.65%) Firewall
3 62 (22.30%) VPN
4 58 (20.86%) TCP/IP
5 55 (19.78%) DNS
5 55 (19.78%) Network Security
6 39 (14.03%) VoIP
7 37 (13.31%) Wireless
8 29 (10.43%) SAN
8 29 (10.43%) OSPF
9 28 (10.07%) SSL
10 27 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (9.35%) BGP
11 26 (9.35%) Internet
12 24 (8.63%) DHCP
13 23 (8.27%) PBX
14 21 (7.55%) LDAP
14 21 (7.55%) IPv6
15 19 (6.83%) SMTP
15 19 (6.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.80%) IDOL
5 4 (1.44%) MySQL
6 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (5.04%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.44%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (0.72%) WinRunner
General
1 79 (28.42%) Telecoms
2 41 (14.75%) Finance
3 29 (10.43%) Marketing
4 14 (5.04%) Retail
5 8 (2.88%) Billing
6 3 (1.08%) French Language
6 3 (1.08%) German Language
6 3 (1.08%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (23.38%) Network Engineer
2 49 (17.63%) Support Engineer
3 46 (16.55%) Consultant
4 25 (8.99%) Technical Engineer
5 22 (7.91%) Technical Support
6 21 (7.55%) Cloud Consultant
7 19 (6.83%) Analyst
8 18 (6.47%) Technical Support Engineer
9 17 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.04%) Security Consultant
10 14 (5.04%) Business Consultant
11 13 (4.68%) Product Manager
12 12 (4.32%) IT Consultant
12 12 (4.32%) Portfolio Manager
13 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.96%) IT Security Consultant
13 11 (3.96%) Network Support
14 10 (3.60%) Security Engineer
14 10 (3.60%) Administrator
14 10 (3.60%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.40%) SOAP
2 6 (2.16%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) ODBC
4 3 (1.08%) XMPP
5 2 (0.72%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.55%) Mainframe
1 21 (7.55%) Client/Server
1 21 (7.55%) User Experience
2 13 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.52%) Firmware
5 6 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.80%) PKI
6 5 (1.80%) Statistics
7 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.44%) iPhone
8 2 (0.72%) EPoS
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) SecurID
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (48.92%) Windows
2 65 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (16.91%) Linux
5 33 (11.87%) Windows 7
6 29 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (7.55%) Windows XP
8 17 (6.12%) UNIX
9 16 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.04%) Windows Vista
11 9 (3.24%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.16%) Solaris
13 4 (1.44%) Android
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.72%) HPUX
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.42%) ITIL
2 33 (11.87%) Network Design
3 30 (10.79%) Project Management
4 23 (8.27%) Load Balancing
5 21 (7.55%) Network Management
6 19 (6.83%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.47%) Capacity Management
8 17 (6.12%) Change Management
9 14 (5.04%) Strategic Planning
9 14 (5.04%) Business Development
9 14 (5.04%) Marketing Strategy
10 13 (4.68%) Product Management
10 13 (4.68%) Migration
11 12 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (3.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (3.60%) Validation
13 10 (3.60%) Change Control
14 9 (3.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.59%) SQL
2 7 (2.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.44%) C
4 3 (1.08%) PHP
4 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (26.62%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (19.78%) CCNA
3 41 (14.75%) CCNP
4 30 (10.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.04%) CCIE
6 13 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.68%) CISSP
7 12 (4.32%) Degree
8 11 (3.96%) PCI QSA
8 11 (3.96%) CISA
8 11 (3.96%) CISM
9 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.24%) MCSE
10 9 (3.24%) ISEB
11 8 (2.88%) CCDA
11 8 (2.88%) ISTQB
12 6 (2.16%) CCDP
12 6 (2.16%) CCIP
12 6 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (4.68%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.96%) COBIT
5 10 (3.60%) SLA
6 5 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 52 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 45 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.24%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.52%) vCloud
6 7 (2.52%) vSphere
7 4 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.72%) Samba
9 2 (0.72%) Snort
9 2 (0.72%) Nmap
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.40%) HP NNM
1 15 (5.40%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.52%) Netcool
4 5 (1.80%) WSUS
4 5 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.08%) SCCM
5 3 (1.08%) DameWare
6 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.72%) Cacti
6 2 (0.72%) Nessus
6 2 (0.72%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 127 (45.68%) Cisco
2 70 (25.18%) Microsoft
3 66 (23.74%) VMware
4 56 (20.14%) Juniper
5 46 (16.55%) CheckPoint
6 45 (16.19%) HP
7 36 (12.95%) F5
8 18 (6.47%) Red Hat
9 17 (6.12%) Citrix
10 16 (5.76%) Oracle
11 14 (5.04%) Huawei
12 13 (4.68%) Aruba
13 11 (3.96%) NetApp
14 10 (3.60%) EMC
15 9 (3.24%) Fujitsu
15 9 (3.24%) SonicWALL
16 8 (2.88%) IBM
16 8 (2.88%) Blue Coat
17 7 (2.52%) Ciena
17 7 (2.52%) Egenera
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + great company!
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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