The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 59 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.62% 2.57% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.43% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 24
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 140 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.33% 22.51% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 110 119 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Slough

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 53 (86.89%) WAN
2 30 (49.18%) Cisco
2 30 (49.18%) Windows
3 29 (47.54%) ITIL
4 27 (44.26%) VMware
5 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (36.07%) VPN
7 21 (34.43%) CCNA
8 20 (32.79%) Citrix
9 18 (29.51%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (29.51%) Linux
9 18 (29.51%) Firewall
10 17 (27.87%) Project Management
10 17 (27.87%) OpenUP
11 16 (26.23%) Change Management
11 16 (26.23%) FMCG
11 16 (26.23%) Manufacturing
12 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
13 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (22.95%) Oracle
14 13 (21.31%) SQL
14 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
14 13 (21.31%) Dependency Management
15 12 (19.67%) IPsec
15 12 (19.67%) MPLS
15 12 (19.67%) SSL
16 11 (18.03%) Ethernet
16 11 (18.03%) SAN
16 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
16 11 (18.03%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (13.11%) Lync
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) WAN
2 22 (36.07%) VPN
3 18 (29.51%) Firewall
4 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (19.67%) IPsec
5 12 (19.67%) MPLS
5 12 (19.67%) SSL
6 11 (18.03%) Ethernet
6 11 (18.03%) SAN
6 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
6 11 (18.03%) Wireless
7 9 (14.75%) Network Security
8 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (13.11%) WLAN
8 8 (13.11%) OSPF
8 8 (13.11%) BGP
9 7 (11.48%) VoIP
9 7 (11.48%) Broadband
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 16 (26.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (21.31%) IT Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (21.31%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (21.31%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) IP Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Network Support
6 5 (8.20%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) FMCG
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) HACMP
5 1 (1.64%) AS400
5 1 (1.64%) LPAR
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 10 (16.39%) UNIX
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) OpenUP
3 16 (26.23%) Change Management
4 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
5 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
5 13 (21.31%) Dependency Management
6 6 (9.84%) Network Management
6 6 (9.84%) Data Security
7 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 5 (8.20%) Change Control
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
9 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) Python
2 4 (6.56%) Perl
2 4 (6.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (34.43%) CCNA
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (16.39%) CCNP
5 7 (11.48%) CCIE
6 6 (9.84%) JNCIA
6 6 (9.84%) CCSP
7 4 (6.56%) MCSE
7 4 (6.56%) MCSA
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.28%) CCIP
9 1 (1.64%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.64%) VCP4
9 1 (1.64%) MCTS
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
1 6 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.56%) Samba
5 3 (4.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 14 (22.95%) Oracle
5 10 (16.39%) Juniper
5 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.48%) Avaya
6 7 (11.48%) ServiceNow
7 6 (9.84%) BT
8 5 (8.20%) HP
8 5 (8.20%) ArcSight
8 5 (8.20%) Brocade
9 4 (6.56%) ProCurve
9 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.28%) Progress
11 1 (1.64%) SAP
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) Sun
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