The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.28% 2.90% 7.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 13.38% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 41
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £24,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 142 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.91% 21.68% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 141 104 150
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Berkshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LAN
Salary Trend in Slough

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

LAN Salary Trend in Slough

LAN
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Slough

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 27 (77.14%) WAN
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco
3 21 (60.00%) CCNA
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (51.43%) TETRA
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Windows
7 15 (42.86%) VoIP
8 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
9 13 (37.14%) Marketing
9 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (34.29%) Product Management
10 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (34.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (34.29%) Multicast
10 12 (34.29%) PBX
11 10 (28.57%) Firewall
11 10 (28.57%) Wireless
12 8 (22.86%) VMware
13 7 (20.00%) WLAN
14 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
14 6 (17.14%) Validation
15 5 (14.29%) vCloud
16 4 (11.43%) VPN
17 3 (8.57%) MS Office
17 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
17 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
17 3 (8.57%) SAN
17 3 (8.57%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) WAN
2 18 (51.43%) TETRA
3 15 (42.86%) VoIP
4 12 (34.29%) PBX
4 12 (34.29%) Multicast
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Wireless
6 7 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
8 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 2 (5.71%) IPsec
9 2 (5.71%) OSPF
9 2 (5.71%) BGP
9 2 (5.71%) SSL
9 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.86%) VLAN
General
1 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
1 13 (37.14%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Product Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Portfolio Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Radio Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Design Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Product Management
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (17.14%) Validation
3 3 (8.57%) Data Security
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) CCNA
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) vCloud
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) BT
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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