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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 27 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.89% 2.29% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 6.06% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 19
Average salary £38,500 £65,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.76% +103.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
120 198 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.80% 37.86% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 98 134 127
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 30 (83.33%) Windows
4 27 (75.00%) Cisco
5 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
5 23 (63.89%) Juniper
5 23 (63.89%) Data Centre
6 22 (61.11%) VMware
7 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
7 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (55.56%) SQL
8 20 (55.56%) VMware ESX
9 15 (41.67%) vSphere
10 7 (19.44%) Lync
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) OSPF
12 5 (13.89%) BGP
13 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 4 (11.11%) CCIE
13 4 (11.11%) DNS
13 4 (11.11%) RIP
13 4 (11.11%) DHCP
13 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
14 3 (8.33%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) OSPF
3 5 (13.89%) BGP
4 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 4 (11.11%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) RIP
4 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) IGRP
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) MGCP
7 1 (2.78%) SS7
7 1 (2.78%) VRRP
7 1 (2.78%) H.323
7 1 (2.78%) SNMP
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.78%) PPP
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Technical Support
3 13 (36.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Field Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Field Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (2.78%) Network Design
2 1 (2.78%) Business Development
2 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) CCIP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCDA
3 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCVP
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 15 (41.67%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) Juniper
3 22 (61.11%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Radware
7 1 (2.78%) Huawei
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade