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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 137 151 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.32% 2.68% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 9.84% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 106 125 188
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,100 £27,500
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
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -21 53 £46,250 +20.12% 6
Slough +12 22 £38,500 -12.00% 5
Bracknell -2 19 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Newbury +8 14 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Wokingham 0 4 £36,750 -2.00% 1
Maidenhead -13 4 £24,500 -28.98%
Windsor - 3 £25,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 204 (80.63%) WAN
2 118 (46.64%) Windows
3 107 (42.29%) Cisco
4 97 (38.34%) Firewall
5 76 (30.04%) Telecoms
6 69 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 63 (24.90%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (22.92%) VPN
9 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
9 57 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (21.74%) DNS
11 52 (20.55%) Network Security
12 51 (20.16%) CCNA
13 49 (19.37%) Active Directory
14 47 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (18.58%) VMware
15 46 (18.18%) Juniper
15 46 (18.18%) ITIL
16 41 (16.21%) Linux
16 41 (16.21%) Finance
17 40 (15.81%) CheckPoint
18 39 (15.42%) VoIP
19 36 (14.23%) MS Excel
19 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
20 35 (13.83%) HP
21 34 (13.44%) F5
22 33 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (12.65%) Wireless
24 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
25 30 (11.86%) CCNP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.51%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.72%) IIS
4 15 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.74%) Lync
6 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.37%) Apache
7 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.58%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.19%) WordPress
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.30%) MS Office
3 10 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) PaaS
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (80.63%) WAN
2 97 (38.34%) Firewall
3 58 (22.92%) VPN
4 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
5 55 (21.74%) DNS
6 52 (20.55%) Network Security
7 39 (15.42%) VoIP
8 32 (12.65%) Wireless
9 29 (11.46%) OSPF
10 28 (11.07%) Internet
11 27 (10.67%) BGP
12 26 (10.28%) SSL
12 26 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (9.88%) DHCP
14 24 (9.49%) PBX
15 23 (9.09%) LDAP
15 23 (9.09%) IPv6
16 21 (8.30%) HTTP
16 21 (8.30%) SMTP
17 19 (7.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.37%) IDOL
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.19%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.79%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 76 (30.04%) Telecoms
2 41 (16.21%) Finance
3 29 (11.46%) Marketing
4 13 (5.14%) Retail
5 8 (3.16%) Billing
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) French Language
6 3 (1.19%) German Language
6 3 (1.19%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 47 (18.58%) Consultant
3 36 (14.23%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 21 (8.30%) Technical Engineer
6 20 (7.91%) Analyst
6 20 (7.91%) Technical Support
7 17 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.32%) Business Consultant
9 15 (5.93%) Technical Support Engineer
9 15 (5.93%) Security Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) Product Manager
11 12 (4.74%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Portfolio Manager
11 12 (4.74%) IT Consultant
12 11 (4.35%) Network Support
12 11 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
13 10 (3.95%) Administrator
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.72%) SOAP
2 10 (3.95%) .NET
3 4 (1.58%) ODBC
4 2 (0.79%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 23 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.37%) PKI
4 5 (1.98%) Firmware
4 5 (1.98%) Statistics
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.58%) iPhone
5 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.19%) SecurID
6 3 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.79%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 118 (46.64%) Windows
2 57 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (16.21%) Linux
5 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (9.49%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.91%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.14%) UNIX
9 13 (5.14%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.77%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.58%) Android
11 4 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.79%) HPUX
12 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.18%) ITIL
2 29 (11.46%) Project Management
2 29 (11.46%) Network Design
3 25 (9.88%) Load Balancing
4 21 (8.30%) Network Management
5 20 (7.91%) Capacity Management
6 15 (5.93%) PRINCE2
6 15 (5.93%) Business Development
6 15 (5.93%) Marketing Strategy
7 14 (5.53%) Strategic Planning
8 13 (5.14%) Product Management
9 12 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (4.74%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (3.95%) Change Management
12 8 (3.16%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.16%) Change Control
12 8 (3.16%) Validation
13 7 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.86%) SQL
2 7 (2.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (24.90%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (20.16%) CCNA
3 30 (11.86%) CCNP
4 26 (10.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.14%) CISSP
5 13 (5.14%) CCIE
5 13 (5.14%) Degree
6 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.35%) CISA
7 11 (4.35%) CISM
7 11 (4.35%) PCI QSA
8 10 (3.95%) MCSE
9 9 (3.56%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.37%) MCITP
12 5 (1.98%) ISEB
12 5 (1.98%) MCP
12 5 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.58%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (4.35%) COBIT
3 10 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.77%) SLA
5 5 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 49 (19.37%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.77%) vCloud
5 6 (2.37%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.98%) vSphere
7 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.79%) XenApp
8 2 (0.79%) Snort
8 2 (0.79%) Nmap
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.79%) Samba
9 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.40%) Xen
9 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.72%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (6.72%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.16%) Netcool
3 6 (2.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.98%) WSUS
4 5 (1.98%) SCCM
5 4 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.19%) DameWare
7 2 (0.79%) Cacti
7 2 (0.79%) Nessus
7 2 (0.79%) SmokePing
7 2 (0.79%) Nagios
8 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.40%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 107 (42.29%) Cisco
2 69 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 47 (18.58%) VMware
4 46 (18.18%) Juniper
5 40 (15.81%) CheckPoint
6 35 (13.83%) HP
7 34 (13.44%) F5
8 16 (6.32%) Citrix
9 15 (5.93%) Huawei
10 13 (5.14%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.35%) Oracle
12 10 (3.95%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.56%) EMC
14 8 (3.16%) Fujitsu
15 7 (2.77%) NetApp
16 6 (2.37%) Aruba
16 6 (2.37%) SonicWALL
16 6 (2.37%) Meridio
16 6 (2.37%) IBM
17 5 (1.98%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
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