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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 95 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 168 141 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 2.61% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 9.39% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 129 133
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £28,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 71 £40,750 -14.21% 4
Slough +12 24 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Newbury +15 21 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Bracknell -24 13 £60,750 +42.94%
Maidenhead +1 12 £47,000 +10.58% 2
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 300 (75.95%) WAN
2 204 (51.65%) Windows
3 198 (50.13%) Cisco
4 182 (46.08%) Firewall
5 154 (38.99%) VMware
6 125 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (23.04%) Active Directory
9 90 (22.78%) ITIL
10 88 (22.28%) TCP/IP
11 86 (21.77%) Microsoft
11 86 (21.77%) Linux
12 80 (20.25%) Telecoms
13 78 (19.75%) VPN
14 75 (18.99%) CCNP
14 75 (18.99%) Wireless
15 74 (18.73%) MS Exchange
16 72 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 70 (17.72%) SAN
18 66 (16.71%) Juniper
19 63 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 63 (15.95%) Network Security
20 57 (14.43%) Citrix
21 56 (14.18%) HP
21 56 (14.18%) CCNA
22 54 (13.67%) DNS
23 53 (13.42%) SQL
24 52 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
24 52 (13.16%) Hyper-V
25 51 (12.91%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 74 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (9.37%) Lync
5 24 (6.08%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.03%) Apache
8 7 (1.77%) IIS
9 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.76%) nginx
10 3 (0.76%) Confluence
10 3 (0.76%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.09%) MS Office
3 7 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.53%) Office 365
2 7 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) PaaS
3 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 300 (75.95%) WAN
2 182 (46.08%) Firewall
3 88 (22.28%) TCP/IP
4 78 (19.75%) VPN
5 75 (18.99%) Wireless
6 70 (17.72%) SAN
7 63 (15.95%) Network Security
8 54 (13.67%) DNS
9 52 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (12.91%) MPLS
11 42 (10.63%) WLAN
12 40 (10.13%) VoIP
13 39 (9.87%) Ethernet
13 39 (9.87%) BGP
14 38 (9.62%) OSPF
15 35 (8.86%) DHCP
16 28 (7.09%) IPsec
17 24 (6.08%) ATM
18 22 (5.57%) SSL
19 20 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.01%) MySQL
5 3 (0.76%) IDOL
6 2 (0.51%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) DB2
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.57%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.77%) WinRunner
2 7 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (1.52%) JIRA
4 4 (1.01%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (0.76%) MSTest
5 3 (0.76%) Hudson
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.76%) Selenium
5 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.76%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.76%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.59%) Finance
3 16 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.53%) Banking
4 10 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.27%) Marketing
6 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (21.27%) Support Engineer
2 70 (17.72%) Network Engineer
3 58 (14.68%) Consultant
4 32 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
5 29 (7.34%) Analyst
6 25 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (5.57%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
9 18 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.30%) Architect
10 17 (4.30%) Security Engineer
11 16 (4.05%) Test Consultant
11 16 (4.05%) Technical Support
11 16 (4.05%) IT Support
12 15 (3.80%) Technical Support Engineer
12 15 (3.80%) NOC Engineer
13 14 (3.54%) Designer
14 13 (3.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (3.29%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (3.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.52%) XMPP
2 5 (1.27%) HTML
3 3 (0.76%) XML
3 3 (0.76%) LAMP
4 2 (0.51%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) CGI
4 2 (0.51%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) XSLT
5 1 (0.25%) .NET
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) OOXML
5 1 (0.25%) jQuery
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.05%) FMCG
3 15 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.52%) PKI
6 5 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.27%) Open Source
7 3 (0.76%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.76%) Replication
7 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.76%) Wiki
8 2 (0.51%) Economics
8 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.51%) EPoS
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.25%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.25%) HACMP
9 1 (0.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 204 (51.65%) Windows
2 86 (21.77%) Linux
3 72 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (15.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (9.37%) Windows 7
7 28 (7.09%) Windows XP
8 22 (5.57%) UNIX
9 12 (3.04%) Solaris
10 9 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.01%) CentOS
12 4 (1.01%) Debian
12 4 (1.01%) AIX
13 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.78%) ITIL
2 38 (9.62%) PRINCE2
2 38 (9.62%) Project Management
3 35 (8.86%) Migration
4 26 (6.58%) Network Design
5 23 (5.82%) Change Management
5 23 (5.82%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (5.57%) Change Control
7 19 (4.81%) Test Scripting
7 19 (4.81%) Mentoring
8 18 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.30%) Incident Management
9 17 (4.30%) OpenUP
10 16 (4.05%) Test Automation
10 16 (4.05%) Regression Testing
11 15 (3.80%) Service Management
11 15 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (3.80%) Network Management
12 13 (3.29%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.42%) SQL
2 14 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.53%) PHP
4 9 (2.28%) Java
4 9 (2.28%) Perl
5 7 (1.77%) C
6 5 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.01%) Python
8 3 (0.76%) Ruby
8 3 (0.76%) VB
9 2 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.25%) C#
10 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (18.99%) CCNP
3 56 (14.18%) CCNA
4 50 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 38 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (5.82%) CCIE
8 21 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (5.06%) CISSP
10 19 (4.81%) JNCIS
10 19 (4.81%) ISTQB
10 19 (4.81%) ISEB
11 17 (4.30%) CCDA
12 16 (4.05%) Degree
13 14 (3.54%) MCSE
14 13 (3.29%) MCSA
14 13 (3.29%) CCDP
15 11 (2.78%) PCI QSA
15 11 (2.78%) CISA
15 11 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.84%) SLA
2 24 (6.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.78%) COBIT
5 8 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 92 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (23.04%) Active Directory
3 52 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 37 (9.37%) VMware ESX
5 31 (7.85%) XenApp
6 30 (7.59%) vSphere
7 23 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.54%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.03%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.77%) Samba
11 5 (1.27%) XenServer
12 4 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.76%) Firmware
13 3 (0.76%) Postfix
14 2 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.04%) WSUS
2 12 (3.04%) SCCM
3 7 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.77%) Puppet
3 7 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.01%) Netcool
6 3 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.76%) Salt
7 2 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.25%) OPNET
8 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 198 (50.13%) Cisco
2 154 (38.99%) VMware
3 86 (21.77%) Microsoft
4 66 (16.71%) Juniper
5 57 (14.43%) Citrix
6 56 (14.18%) HP
7 42 (10.63%) CheckPoint
8 39 (9.87%) Oracle
9 35 (8.86%) Aruba
10 18 (4.56%) Brocade
10 18 (4.56%) F5
11 17 (4.30%) Fortinet
12 15 (3.80%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.54%) SolarWinds
14 13 (3.29%) NetApp
14 13 (3.29%) Symantec
14 13 (3.29%) EMC
15 11 (2.78%) Avaya
16 10 (2.53%) 3PAR
17 9 (2.28%) BT
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens - Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago