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 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 57 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.33% 6.55% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 16.17% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 17
Average salary £60,750 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.94% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £29,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £51,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
162 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.08% 40.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (98.41%) WAN
2 53 (84.13%) Windows
3 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
4 39 (61.90%) VMware
5 37 (58.73%) Firewall
5 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (47.62%) MS Exchange
7 28 (44.44%) Linux
8 27 (42.86%) VMware ESX
9 26 (41.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
12 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
15 18 (28.57%) Cisco
16 17 (26.98%) Oracle
17 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
17 16 (25.40%) LoadRunner
17 16 (25.40%) ISEB
17 16 (25.40%) Migration
17 16 (25.40%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
17 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
17 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
17 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
17 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
17 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
18 15 (23.81%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 26 (41.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 62 (98.41%) WAN
2 37 (58.73%) Firewall
3 9 (14.29%) SAN
4 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) OSPF
4 6 (9.52%) BGP
5 5 (7.94%) EIGRP
5 5 (7.94%) DHCP
5 5 (7.94%) RIP
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.35%) Network Security
6 4 (6.35%) IGRP
7 3 (4.76%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) MPLS
8 2 (3.17%) VoIP
8 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 2 (3.17%) Frame Relay
8 2 (3.17%) SSL
8 2 (3.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.35%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (6.35%) WinRunner
2 4 (6.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Support Engineer
2 21 (33.33%) Consultant
3 16 (25.40%) Test Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) XSLT
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) OOXML
2 1 (1.59%) jQuery
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (44.44%) Linux
4 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
5 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.94%) Solaris
7 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
1 16 (25.40%) Migration
1 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
1 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
2 5 (7.94%) Network Architecture
3 4 (6.35%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.35%) Validation
3 4 (6.35%) Test Management
4 2 (3.17%) Change Management
5 1 (1.59%) Network Design
5 1 (1.59%) Business Development
5 1 (1.59%) MVC
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.59%) Project Management
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) ISEB
1 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) CCIE
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDA
7 1 (1.59%) CCNP
7 1 (1.59%) CCIP
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 25 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.11%) VMware Server
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) VMware
2 18 (28.57%) Cisco
3 17 (26.98%) Oracle
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.87%) HP
5 10 (15.87%) Juniper
6 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.94%) SonicWALL
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
7 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.35%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Genesys
8 1 (1.59%) Nortel
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) Altiris
8 1 (1.59%) Huawei
8 1 (1.59%) Websense
8 1 (1.59%) Radware
8 1 (1.59%) F5