The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 73 52 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Permanent jobs citing LAN 160 231 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.54% 4.61% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.20% 17.87% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 107
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,300 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
LAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1127 1293 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.96% 25.78% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 829 904 981
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 61 £38,500 -12.99% 7
Bracknell +4 29 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Slough 0 21 £37,500 -42.30% 6
Maidenhead -13 15 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Newbury -5 4 £30,000 -52.00%
Wokingham -13 1 £37,500 +10.29%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 325 (84.86%) WAN
2 215 (56.14%) Cisco
3 197 (51.44%) Cisco Certification
4 172 (44.91%) Firewall
5 164 (42.82%) Windows
6 131 (34.20%) Wireless
7 128 (33.42%) VMware
8 126 (32.90%) CCNA
9 117 (30.55%) Microsoft
10 114 (29.77%) Active Directory
11 99 (25.85%) TCP/IP
11 99 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (24.02%) Windows Server
13 89 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 87 (22.72%) VPN
15 86 (22.45%) Linux
15 86 (22.45%) MS Excel
16 85 (22.19%) SQL
17 70 (18.28%) VoIP
18 68 (17.75%) CCNP
19 66 (17.23%) Data Centre
20 64 (16.71%) MS Exchange
21 63 (16.45%) SQL Server
21 63 (16.45%) Citrix
22 61 (15.93%) MCSE
23 60 (15.67%) ITIL
24 57 (14.88%) Juniper
25 56 (14.62%) Network Security
26 55 (14.36%) Internet
27 54 (14.10%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (16.71%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.49%) IIS
2 44 (11.49%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.61%) Apache
5 10 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.09%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 86 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.14%) MS Office
3 23 (6.01%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.53%) Office 365
2 18 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.09%) IaaS
5 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 325 (84.86%) WAN
2 172 (44.91%) Firewall
3 131 (34.20%) Wireless
4 99 (25.85%) TCP/IP
5 87 (22.72%) VPN
6 70 (18.28%) VoIP
7 56 (14.62%) Network Security
8 55 (14.36%) Internet
9 54 (14.10%) MPLS
10 50 (13.05%) DNS
11 46 (12.01%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (11.23%) SAN
13 32 (8.36%) BGP
13 32 (8.36%) OSPF
14 31 (8.09%) DHCP
15 26 (6.79%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (6.27%) PBX
17 21 (5.48%) Ethernet
18 19 (4.96%) EIGRP
18 19 (4.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.83%) Big Data
3 7 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 49 (12.79%) Finance
1 49 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.57%) Marketing
4 5 (1.31%) Games
5 4 (1.04%) Retail
6 3 (0.78%) French Language
6 3 (0.78%) German Language
6 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (0.78%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (21.93%) Support Engineer
2 70 (18.28%) Network Engineer
3 63 (16.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (12.01%) Technical Support
5 36 (9.40%) Technical Engineer
6 34 (8.88%) Analyst
7 28 (7.31%) Security Engineer
8 27 (7.05%) Consultant
8 27 (7.05%) LAN Engineer
8 27 (7.05%) Technical Support Engineer
9 25 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (6.53%) Cisco Engineer
10 24 (6.27%) Infrastructure Support
10 24 (6.27%) Network Consultant
11 23 (6.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (6.01%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 23 (6.01%) WAN Engineer
12 22 (5.74%) IT Support
13 21 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
14 20 (5.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 16 (4.18%) Web Services
3 14 (3.66%) Regular Expression
4 8 (2.09%) Middleware
5 7 (1.83%) .NET
6 5 (1.31%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.23%) Data Centre
2 41 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.79%) Statistics
4 25 (6.53%) Management Information System
5 22 (5.74%) Replication
6 16 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.18%) Fat Client
6 16 (4.18%) Thin Client
7 15 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (3.39%) Driving Licence
8 13 (3.39%) IVR
9 12 (3.13%) Cryptography
9 12 (3.13%) PKI
10 10 (2.61%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.57%) PMI
12 6 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.52%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 164 (42.82%) Windows
2 92 (24.02%) Windows Server
3 86 (22.45%) Linux
4 50 (13.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.22%) Unix
8 16 (4.18%) Windows 7
9 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.83%) CentOS
11 7 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.83%) Windows NT
12 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.78%) Debian
13 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.26%) Android
15 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (15.67%) ITIL
2 45 (11.75%) Presales
3 39 (10.18%) Network Design
4 38 (9.92%) Project Management
5 33 (8.62%) Change Control
6 31 (8.09%) Mentoring
7 28 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (7.05%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (5.22%) High Availability
9 20 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (4.70%) Migration
10 18 (4.70%) Network Management
11 17 (4.44%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.18%) Load Balancing
13 14 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (3.39%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.87%) Change Management
15 11 (2.87%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.19%) SQL
2 32 (8.36%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.92%) C
4 7 (1.83%) C#
5 6 (1.57%) Python
5 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.78%) Perl
7 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (51.44%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (32.90%) CCNA
3 89 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (17.75%) CCNP
5 61 (15.93%) MCSE
6 38 (9.92%) MCSA
7 35 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (8.88%) Degree
9 31 (8.09%) CCIE
10 28 (7.31%) MCITP
10 28 (7.31%) RHCA
11 27 (7.05%) RHCSA
12 18 (4.70%) CCVP
13 17 (4.44%) CISSP
14 16 (4.18%) Security Cleared
15 13 (3.39%) MCP
16 12 (3.13%) CCDP
17 11 (2.87%) SC Cleared
18 10 (2.61%) CEH
19 9 (2.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.09%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.70%) SLA
4 12 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.04%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (29.77%) Active Directory
2 99 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.70%) vSphere
4 36 (9.40%) XenApp
5 29 (7.57%) Hyper-V
6 20 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (2.35%) Firmware
9 7 (1.83%) Samba
9 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.57%) XenServer
11 4 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.04%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.78%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.39%) SCCM
2 11 (2.87%) Nmap
3 10 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.09%) Nessus
4 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.57%) Cacti
5 6 (1.57%) Nagios
5 6 (1.57%) SmokePing
6 5 (1.31%) WSUS
7 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.04%) DameWare
7 4 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.78%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.78%) SCOM
8 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 215 (56.14%) Cisco
2 128 (33.42%) VMware
3 117 (30.55%) Microsoft
4 63 (16.45%) Citrix
5 57 (14.88%) Juniper
6 40 (10.44%) Red Hat
7 37 (9.66%) Oracle
8 35 (9.14%) Avaya
9 32 (8.36%) F5
10 25 (6.53%) CheckPoint
10 25 (6.53%) Mitel
11 23 (6.01%) NEC
12 20 (5.22%) HP
13 17 (4.44%) Aruba
14 16 (4.18%) SolarWinds
15 15 (3.92%) Brocade
16 10 (2.61%) Palo Alto
17 9 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (2.09%) EMC
18 8 (2.09%) Lotus
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