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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 62 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 225 186 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.85% 3.09% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.49% 10.57% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 141 151
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1802 1760 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.81% 29.23% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1225 1172
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +6 87 £42,500 -20.93% 3
Bracknell +2 49 £34,000 +6.25% 4
Slough 0 36 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Newbury +14 14 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £62,500 - 1
Wokingham 0 2 £31,000 -2.36%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 287 (79.28%) WAN
2 200 (55.25%) Windows
3 176 (48.62%) Cisco
4 156 (43.09%) Firewall
5 118 (32.60%) VMware
6 102 (28.18%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (25.41%) Active Directory
8 90 (24.86%) ITIL
9 85 (23.48%) VPN
10 81 (22.38%) TCP/IP
10 81 (22.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (21.82%) Telecoms
12 75 (20.72%) Microsoft
13 74 (20.44%) Linux
14 71 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (18.78%) Network Security
16 67 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (18.51%) Juniper
17 59 (16.30%) CCNP
18 56 (15.47%) CCNA
18 56 (15.47%) MS Exchange
19 54 (14.92%) DNS
20 50 (13.81%) HP
20 50 (13.81%) SAN
20 50 (13.81%) CheckPoint
21 47 (12.98%) Wireless
21 47 (12.98%) Security Cleared
22 46 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
23 45 (12.43%) Hyper-V
23 45 (12.43%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 56 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.70%) Lync
5 16 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.42%) IIS
6 13 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.59%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.49%) Apache
9 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.55%) JBoss
10 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.63%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 287 (79.28%) WAN
2 156 (43.09%) Firewall
3 85 (23.48%) VPN
4 81 (22.38%) TCP/IP
5 68 (18.78%) Network Security
6 54 (14.92%) DNS
7 50 (13.81%) SAN
8 47 (12.98%) Wireless
9 46 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (10.22%) VoIP
11 32 (8.84%) Ethernet
12 30 (8.29%) MPLS
13 27 (7.46%) OSPF
13 27 (7.46%) WLAN
14 26 (7.18%) BGP
15 23 (6.35%) Internet
15 23 (6.35%) SSL
15 23 (6.35%) IPsec
16 22 (6.08%) ATM
17 21 (5.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.83%) IDOL
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (7.18%) LoadRunner
2 9 (2.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.93%) WinRunner
4 6 (1.66%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (0.83%) JIRA
5 3 (0.83%) Selenium
5 3 (0.83%) MSTest
5 3 (0.83%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 79 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 33 (9.12%) Finance
3 22 (6.08%) Marketing
4 16 (4.42%) Retail
5 8 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.83%) Billing
6 3 (0.83%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (25.41%) Support Engineer
2 70 (19.34%) Network Engineer
3 53 (14.64%) Consultant
4 34 (9.39%) Analyst
5 31 (8.56%) Technical Engineer
6 27 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (6.63%) Technical Support
7 24 (6.63%) Technical Support Engineer
8 21 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (5.25%) Test Consultant
10 17 (4.70%) Designer
11 16 (4.42%) Network Designer
12 15 (4.14%) Security Consultant
12 15 (4.14%) Architect
13 14 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (3.87%) IT Support
13 14 (3.87%) Cloud Consultant
14 12 (3.31%) Business Consultant
14 12 (3.31%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.21%) SOAP
2 3 (0.83%) Web Services
2 3 (0.83%) XMPP
2 3 (0.83%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.55%) CGI
3 2 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.97%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.87%) User Experience
3 14 (3.87%) Mainframe
3 14 (3.87%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.21%) FMCG
5 6 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.66%) PKI
6 5 (1.38%) Statistics
6 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.38%) Open Source
7 4 (1.10%) EPoS
8 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.55%) Economics
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (55.25%) Windows
2 81 (22.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (20.44%) Linux
4 71 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (11.60%) Windows 7
6 37 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.18%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.25%) UNIX
9 14 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.59%) Solaris
11 12 (3.31%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.76%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.55%) AIX
13 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.86%) ITIL
2 38 (10.50%) Project Management
3 32 (8.84%) Network Design
4 27 (7.46%) Migration
5 26 (7.18%) Change Management
5 26 (7.18%) PRINCE2
6 23 (6.35%) Test Scripting
7 20 (5.52%) Test Automation
7 20 (5.52%) Regression Testing
8 19 (5.25%) Network Management
9 15 (4.14%) OpenUP
9 15 (4.14%) Load Balancing
9 15 (4.14%) Line Management
10 14 (3.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (3.59%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.59%) Business Development
12 12 (3.31%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (3.31%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.15%) SQL
2 8 (2.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.10%) C
4 3 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (28.18%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (16.30%) CCNP
3 56 (15.47%) CCNA
4 47 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 36 (9.94%) SC Cleared
6 23 (6.35%) ISTQB
6 23 (6.35%) ISEB
7 21 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (5.25%) CCDA
9 17 (4.70%) CISSP
10 16 (4.42%) CCIE
10 16 (4.42%) JNCIS
11 14 (3.87%) CISA
11 14 (3.87%) CISM
11 14 (3.87%) CCDP
11 14 (3.87%) PCI QSA
12 13 (3.59%) Degree
13 11 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (2.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (4.97%) PCI DSS
4 14 (3.87%) SLA
4 14 (3.87%) COBIT
5 5 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 92 (25.41%) Active Directory
2 67 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.43%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.84%) VMware ESX
5 22 (6.08%) vSphere
6 19 (5.25%) XenApp
7 16 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.87%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.21%) Firmware
10 6 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.55%) Snort
11 2 (0.55%) Nmap
11 2 (0.55%) Samba
11 2 (0.55%) vCloud
12 1 (0.28%) XenServer
12 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (2.21%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.66%) WSUS
4 6 (1.66%) SCCM
5 5 (1.38%) Netcool
5 5 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.83%) DameWare
7 2 (0.55%) Nessus
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 176 (48.62%) Cisco
2 118 (32.60%) VMware
3 75 (20.72%) Microsoft
4 67 (18.51%) Juniper
5 50 (13.81%) HP
5 50 (13.81%) CheckPoint
6 43 (11.88%) Citrix
7 35 (9.67%) Oracle
8 32 (8.84%) F5
9 21 (5.80%) Aruba
9 21 (5.80%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.87%) NetApp
11 12 (3.31%) Avaya
11 12 (3.31%) Huawei
12 11 (3.04%) SonicWALL
13 10 (2.76%) Fujitsu
13 10 (2.76%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.76%) McAfee
14 9 (2.49%) BT
14 9 (2.49%) EMC
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