Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fibre Optics in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fibre Optics over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fibre Optics
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 239 257
Rank change year-on-year +66 +18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Optics 12 1 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.047% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 12
Median annual salary £28,000 £29,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.08% -4.07% +23.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £48,675
South East median annual salary £31,300 £31,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -0.63% -11.27% +1.43%

Fibre Optics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,226 2,140 2,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.85% 37.78% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1,648 1,993
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -

Fibre Optics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Fibre Optics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Optics in Berkshire

Fibre Optics
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Optics in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Fibre Optics in Berkshire

Fibre Optics
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Optics within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 6 £24,000 -
Slough +22 5 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Fibre Optics
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Fibre Optics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Fibre Optics.

1 7 (58.33%) BT
2 6 (50.00%) Broadband
3 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Remedy
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) Openreach

Fibre Optics
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Broadband
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Fibre Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Fibre Splicer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) CAD
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) BT
2 5 (41.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Openreach