Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 76 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 192 269 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.96% 3.45% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.72% 13.79% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 138 224 393
Berkshire median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.06% -11.46% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,438 £26,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £79,125 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,304 1,951 2,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.14% 24.99% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1,374 2,076
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for LAN in Berkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Maidenhead +33 54 £61,250 +16.67% 1
Reading -25 48 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Newbury -6 26 £49,500 +16.47% 7
Bracknell -20 22 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wokingham -4 12 £35,500 -2.74% 4
Slough -11 9 £37,500 +2.74%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 167 (86.98%) WAN
2 95 (49.48%) Firewall
3 75 (39.06%) VMware
3 75 (39.06%) Cisco
4 66 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 66 (34.38%) Windows
5 56 (29.17%) ITIL
6 49 (25.52%) Windows Server
7 45 (23.44%) Active Directory
7 45 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (22.40%) Linux
9 42 (21.88%) Hyper-V
9 42 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (21.35%) DNS
10 41 (21.35%) WLAN
11 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 40 (20.83%) Juniper
12 39 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (19.27%) Data Centre
13 37 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (18.23%) VPN
15 32 (16.67%) DHCP
15 32 (16.67%) Wireless
15 32 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (15.63%) MPLS
17 29 (15.10%) CheckPoint
17 29 (15.10%) Oracle
17 29 (15.10%) SQL Server
18 27 (14.06%) CCNP
18 27 (14.06%) Degree

LAN
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.85%) IIS
2 14 (7.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.73%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.56%) Confluence
7 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.56%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.25%) Bluemix
3 12 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
3 12 (6.25%) Office 365
4 9 (4.69%) PaaS
5 7 (3.65%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.13%) IaaS
7 5 (2.60%) Akamai
8 4 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.08%) Route 53
8 4 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.56%) SaaS
10 2 (1.04%) G Suite
10 2 (1.04%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 167 (86.98%) WAN
2 95 (49.48%) Firewall
3 41 (21.35%) DNS
3 41 (21.35%) WLAN
4 40 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 39 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (18.23%) VPN
7 32 (16.67%) DHCP
7 32 (16.67%) Wireless
8 30 (15.63%) MPLS
9 25 (13.02%) Network Security
10 22 (11.46%) SAN
11 21 (10.94%) OSPF
12 18 (9.38%) VLAN
13 17 (8.85%) Internet
13 17 (8.85%) SNMP
14 14 (7.29%) Wireshark
15 13 (6.77%) BGP
15 13 (6.77%) IPsec
15 13 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) Big Data
2 7 (3.65%) MySQL
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.04%) Power BI
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.56%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.25%) Publishing
1 12 (6.25%) Retail
2 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.65%) Marketing
4 6 (3.13%) Finance
5 2 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 42 (21.88%) Architect
3 23 (11.98%) IT Support
4 20 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (8.85%) Security Architect
6 15 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (7.29%) IT Support Technician
7 14 (7.29%) IT Technician
7 14 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.29%) Support Technician
8 13 (6.77%) Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (5.73%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) LAN Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (4.69%) IT Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.50%) Middleware
2 9 (4.69%) JSON
3 6 (3.13%) .NET
3 6 (3.13%) Django
4 5 (2.60%) Web Services
5 3 (1.56%) CSS
5 3 (1.56%) Node.js
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.04%) Kafka
7 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.52%) Java EE
7 1 (0.52%) libvirt
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) SOAP
7 1 (0.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.52%) WSDL
7 1 (0.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.27%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.02%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 14 (7.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (6.77%) Public Cloud
7 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (4.69%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (3.65%) Clustering
11 6 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.60%) EPoS
12 5 (2.60%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (2.60%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.56%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.56%) Private Cloud
14 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.52%) e-Health
15 1 (0.52%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.38%) Windows
2 49 (25.52%) Windows Server
3 43 (22.40%) Linux
4 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.73%) CentOS
5 11 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.21%) Unix
7 9 (4.69%) Android
8 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.65%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.56%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.17%) ITIL
2 23 (11.98%) Migration
2 23 (11.98%) Open Source
3 21 (10.94%) Strategic Thinking
4 20 (10.42%) Presales
5 18 (9.38%) DevOps
6 17 (8.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (8.85%) Network Design
7 16 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 14 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.77%) Change Management
10 13 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 12 (6.25%) Requirements Management
12 11 (5.73%) ITIL V3
13 10 (5.21%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.54%) Python
2 25 (13.02%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.90%) SQL
4 11 (5.73%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) Ruby
6 6 (3.13%) C
7 5 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.04%) C#
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (14.06%) CCNP
2 27 (14.06%) Degree
3 20 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.33%) CCNA
5 14 (7.29%) MCSE
6 13 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (6.25%) CISSP
7 12 (6.25%) MCSD
8 9 (4.69%) CCDP
8 9 (4.69%) CCSE
9 8 (4.17%) IISP
9 8 (4.17%) ISSAP
9 8 (4.17%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.13%) CCIE
11 4 (2.08%) CISM
11 4 (2.08%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.08%) MCSA
12 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) SLA
2 9 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 45 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 42 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 42 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.21%) VMware NSX
4 8 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
4 8 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.65%) Docker
5 7 (3.65%) NFS
6 4 (2.08%) KVM
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.56%) vSphere
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) Ansible
2 11 (5.73%) Puppet
3 10 (5.21%) Nagios
4 9 (4.69%) SCCM
5 8 (4.17%) QRadar
6 7 (3.65%) Kubernetes
7 6 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.13%) cPanel
7 6 (3.13%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.08%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.08%) Grafana
9 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.08%) SCOM
10 3 (1.56%) Cisco CME
10 3 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (1.56%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.56%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (39.06%) Cisco
1 75 (39.06%) VMware
2 66 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 40 (20.83%) Juniper
4 29 (15.10%) CheckPoint
4 29 (15.10%) Oracle
5 20 (10.42%) HP
6 19 (9.90%) Fortinet
7 18 (9.38%) F5
7 18 (9.38%) IBM
8 16 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 16 (8.33%) Splunk
9 13 (6.77%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.77%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.25%) Aruba
10 12 (6.25%) CA
10 12 (6.25%) Citrix
11 10 (5.21%) Brocade
11 10 (5.21%) Veeam
12 8 (4.17%) CommVault