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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.07% 2.53% 6.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.15% 11.27% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 32
Average salary £37,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
130 142 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.19% 22.43% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 115 109 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 1 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Slough

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (74.36%) WAN
2 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco
4 22 (56.41%) CCNA
5 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 19 (48.72%) Windows
7 18 (46.15%) TETRA
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (33.33%) Firewall
10 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 13 (33.33%) VoIP
11 12 (30.77%) PBX
11 12 (30.77%) Product Management
11 12 (30.77%) Marketing
11 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (30.77%) Multicast
12 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 8 (20.51%) Wireless
13 7 (17.95%) WLAN
14 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.38%) Validation
14 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 5 (12.82%) vCloud
15 5 (12.82%) VPN
16 4 (10.26%) Citrix
16 4 (10.26%) MS Office
16 4 (10.26%) ITIL
16 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) WAN
2 18 (46.15%) TETRA
3 13 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) VoIP
4 12 (30.77%) PBX
4 12 (30.77%) Multicast
5 8 (20.51%) Wireless
6 7 (17.95%) WLAN
7 5 (12.82%) VPN
8 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.69%) SAN
9 3 (7.69%) Internet
10 2 (5.13%) MPLS
10 2 (5.13%) OSPF
10 2 (5.13%) DNS
10 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (5.13%) Network Security
11 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.56%) VLAN
General
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (30.77%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Product Manager
1 12 (30.77%) Portfolio Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Design Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Product Management
1 12 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (15.38%) Validation
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (56.41%) CCNA
3 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) CEH
5 2 (5.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CCDA
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) vCloud
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Samba
3 2 (5.13%) Nmap
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp
5 3 (7.69%) BT
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Novell
6 2 (5.13%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Nokia
7 1 (2.56%) F5
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