The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.06% 4.38% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 12.27% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 14
Average salary £63,250 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £29,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £54,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 163 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.27% 35.67% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 95 121 130
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

LAN
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region.

LAN Salary Trend in Bracknell

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 44 (97.78%) WAN
2 34 (75.56%) Windows
3 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
4 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (55.56%) Firewall
6 24 (53.33%) VMware
6 24 (53.33%) MS Exchange
7 23 (51.11%) Linux
8 22 (48.89%) VMware ESX
9 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco
13 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
13 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
14 10 (22.22%) Oracle
15 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
15 9 (20.00%) ISEB
15 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
15 9 (20.00%) Migration
15 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
15 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
15 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) WAN
2 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) OSPF
3 7 (15.56%) BGP
4 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) RIP
5 5 (11.11%) IGRP
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) SAN
7 3 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (4.44%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) Frame Relay
8 2 (4.44%) ATM
9 1 (2.22%) Broadband
9 1 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSLT
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) OOXML
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (51.11%) Linux
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (20.00%) Migration
1 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.22%) Network Design
4 1 (2.22%) Business Development
4 1 (2.22%) Test Management
4 1 (2.22%) MVC
4 1 (2.22%) Validation
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) Network Management
4 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) CCDA
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCIP
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (48.89%) VMware ESX
3 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 4 (8.89%) Symantec
7 4 (8.89%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) Juniper
9 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.22%) F5
10 1 (2.22%) Verint
10 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.22%) Huawei
10 1 (2.22%) Genesys
10 1 (2.22%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) Radware
10 1 (2.22%) Nortel
10 1 (2.22%) IBM