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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 170 160 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.13% 2.97% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 10.46% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 143 144
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +1 73 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Bracknell -27 25 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Newbury +14 23 £39,000 -20.00% 1
Slough -3 21 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Maidenhead +8 5 £60,000 +37.14% 3
Wokingham +1 1 £35,000 +6.06%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 285 (76.20%) WAN
2 194 (51.87%) Windows
3 191 (51.07%) Cisco
4 173 (46.26%) Firewall
5 142 (37.97%) VMware
6 112 (29.95%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (25.94%) ITIL
8 86 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 85 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 81 (21.66%) Linux
11 78 (20.86%) Microsoft
12 74 (19.79%) Telecoms
13 73 (19.52%) Wireless
14 72 (19.25%) VPN
15 71 (18.98%) CCNP
16 70 (18.72%) Juniper
17 67 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 66 (17.65%) Network Security
19 63 (16.84%) MS Exchange
20 60 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
21 59 (15.78%) HP
22 58 (15.51%) SAN
23 57 (15.24%) Citrix
24 53 (14.17%) Security Cleared
25 52 (13.90%) Hyper-V
26 51 (13.64%) SQL
27 49 (13.10%) DNS
28 47 (12.57%) CCNA
28 47 (12.57%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 63 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 39 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.08%) Lync
5 18 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.74%) IIS
7 12 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.87%) Apache
10 5 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.80%) JBoss
12 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.41%) Office 365
2 7 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (76.20%) WAN
2 173 (46.26%) Firewall
3 85 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 73 (19.52%) Wireless
5 72 (19.25%) VPN
6 66 (17.65%) Network Security
7 58 (15.51%) SAN
8 49 (13.10%) DNS
9 46 (12.30%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (10.70%) MPLS
11 38 (10.16%) WLAN
12 35 (9.36%) Ethernet
13 33 (8.82%) VoIP
14 28 (7.49%) OSPF
14 28 (7.49%) DHCP
15 27 (7.22%) BGP
16 25 (6.68%) ATM
17 24 (6.42%) IPsec
18 23 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (5.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.80%) IDOL
5 2 (0.53%) MS Access
5 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (6.15%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.87%) WinRunner
2 7 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.34%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (0.80%) Selenium
4 3 (0.80%) MSTest
4 3 (0.80%) JIRA
4 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.80%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (19.79%) Telecoms
2 32 (8.56%) Finance
3 16 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.48%) Retail
5 9 (2.41%) Banking
6 8 (2.14%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 88 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 66 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 57 (15.24%) Consultant
4 30 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 29 (7.75%) Analyst
6 26 (6.95%) Technical Engineer
7 25 (6.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (6.42%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.08%) Architect
10 18 (4.81%) Technical Support
10 18 (4.81%) Technical Support Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Security Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) Test Consultant
11 17 (4.55%) Designer
12 16 (4.28%) Network Designer
13 15 (4.01%) IT Support
14 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
15 13 (3.48%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 13 (3.48%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.34%) HTML
2 4 (1.07%) Web Services
3 3 (0.80%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.80%) XMPP
3 3 (0.80%) XML
4 2 (0.53%) CSS
4 2 (0.53%) .NET
4 2 (0.53%) J2EE
4 2 (0.53%) CGI
5 1 (0.27%) jQuery
5 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.27%) OOXML
5 1 (0.27%) XSLT
5 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.28%) FMCG
3 13 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.60%) PKI
6 5 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.34%) Open Source
6 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.07%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.07%) User Experience
8 2 (0.53%) EPoS
8 2 (0.53%) Replication
8 2 (0.53%) Economics
8 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.27%) LPAR
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 194 (51.87%) Windows
2 81 (21.66%) Linux
3 67 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (10.70%) Windows 7
6 30 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.95%) Windows XP
8 22 (5.88%) UNIX
9 13 (3.48%) Solaris
10 12 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.60%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.07%) AIX
14 3 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.53%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.27%) CentOS
16 1 (0.27%) SUSE
16 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.94%) ITIL
2 42 (11.23%) PRINCE2
3 41 (10.96%) Project Management
4 29 (7.75%) Migration
5 26 (6.95%) Change Management
6 24 (6.42%) Network Design
7 20 (5.35%) Test Scripting
8 19 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 18 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (4.55%) OpenUP
10 17 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 17 (4.55%) Regression Testing
11 16 (4.28%) Change Control
12 15 (4.01%) Incident Management
13 14 (3.74%) Load Balancing
13 14 (3.74%) Line Management
14 13 (3.48%) Dependency Management
14 13 (3.48%) Network Management
14 13 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.64%) SQL
2 9 (2.41%) C
3 7 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.60%) Java
5 5 (1.34%) PHP
6 4 (1.07%) Perl
7 3 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.53%) Python
8 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 112 (29.95%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (18.98%) CCNP
3 53 (14.17%) Security Cleared
4 47 (12.57%) CCNA
5 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.95%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (5.61%) CISSP
8 20 (5.35%) CCDA
8 20 (5.35%) CCIE
8 20 (5.35%) ISEB
8 20 (5.35%) ISTQB
9 19 (5.08%) JNCIS
10 15 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (3.74%) CCDP
11 14 (3.74%) Degree
12 13 (3.48%) PCI QSA
12 13 (3.48%) CISA
12 13 (3.48%) CISM
13 11 (2.94%) MCSE
14 10 (2.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 22 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.08%) SLA
4 13 (3.48%) COBIT
5 10 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 52 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 37 (9.89%) VMware ESX
5 27 (7.22%) vSphere
6 26 (6.95%) XenApp
7 20 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.74%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.87%) Firmware
10 5 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.80%) Samba
12 2 (0.53%) Xen
12 2 (0.53%) Snort
12 2 (0.53%) Nmap
12 2 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (5.35%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.87%) WSUS
3 5 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.34%) SCCM
3 5 (1.34%) Netcool
4 4 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.53%) Nessus
6 2 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) OPNET
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 191 (51.07%) Cisco
2 142 (37.97%) VMware
3 78 (20.86%) Microsoft
4 70 (18.72%) Juniper
5 59 (15.78%) HP
6 57 (15.24%) Citrix
7 46 (12.30%) CheckPoint
8 44 (11.76%) Oracle
9 36 (9.63%) Aruba
10 21 (5.61%) F5
11 17 (4.55%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.55%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.74%) NetApp
12 14 (3.74%) Brocade
13 12 (3.21%) Symantec
14 11 (2.94%) SolarWinds
14 11 (2.94%) Avaya
15 10 (2.67%) EMC
15 10 (2.67%) IBM
15 10 (2.67%) McAfee
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