Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 123 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -50 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 146 144 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.41% 2.23% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.16% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 106 108 263
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -8.60%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,700 £26,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £86,625 £71,250
South East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% -5.56%

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 1,022 1,290 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.88% 20.02% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 748 952 1,524
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -8 56 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Reading -4 29 £45,000 - 7
Slough +2 28 £38,750 -13.89% 1
Bracknell -14 11 £80,000 +68.42% 2
Newbury +5 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wokingham +15 5 £40,000 +73.91%
Windsor - 1 £80,000 - 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 115 (78.77%) WAN
2 78 (53.42%) Windows
3 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
4 70 (47.95%) Firewall
5 57 (39.04%) TCP/IP
6 56 (38.36%) Active Directory
7 52 (35.62%) ITIL
8 47 (32.19%) Windows Server
9 44 (30.14%) Office 365
10 39 (26.71%) Hyper-V
11 38 (26.03%) Cisco
11 38 (26.03%) DNS
11 38 (26.03%) Wireless
12 36 (24.66%) Logistics
12 36 (24.66%) IIS
13 35 (23.97%) Linux
14 32 (21.92%) SQL Server
14 32 (21.92%) Incident Management
14 32 (21.92%) VMware
15 28 (19.18%) DHCP
15 28 (19.18%) Citrix
16 27 (18.49%) WLAN
16 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 26 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (17.81%) Oracle
18 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
19 24 (16.44%) Python
19 24 (16.44%) Middleware
20 22 (15.07%) VPN

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 36 (24.66%) IIS
2 11 (7.53%) Apache
3 8 (5.48%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.79%) Confluence
4 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.14%) Office 365
2 21 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.85%) IaaS
5 8 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.79%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.79%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (4.79%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.11%) SaaS
8 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.68%) Akamai
9 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 115 (78.77%) WAN
2 70 (47.95%) Firewall
3 57 (39.04%) TCP/IP
4 38 (26.03%) DNS
4 38 (26.03%) Wireless
5 28 (19.18%) DHCP
6 27 (18.49%) WLAN
7 22 (15.07%) VPN
8 19 (13.01%) Network Security
9 16 (10.96%) VLAN
10 15 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (8.90%) Bluetooth
12 12 (8.22%) SNMP
13 11 (7.53%) MPLS
13 11 (7.53%) VoIP
14 10 (6.85%) BGP
14 10 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (6.16%) OSPF
16 8 (5.48%) NAS
17 7 (4.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.05%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (6.85%) Banking
2 9 (6.16%) Finance
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Analyst
2 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.96%) Network Engineer
5 14 (9.59%) IT Support
6 13 (8.90%) Monitoring Analyst
6 13 (8.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) LAN Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.79%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.79%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (4.79%) IT Technician
9 7 (4.79%) Support Technician
10 6 (4.11%) IT Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.44%) Middleware
2 7 (4.79%) 802.1X
3 6 (4.11%) HTML
4 5 (3.42%) .NET
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) libvirt
6 1 (0.68%) OAuth
6 1 (0.68%) OpenID
6 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.79%) Replication
7 6 (4.11%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.11%) e-Health
7 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.74%) IVR
9 3 (2.05%) Handset
9 3 (2.05%) iPhone
10 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.42%) Windows
2 47 (32.19%) Windows Server
3 35 (23.97%) Linux
4 21 (14.38%) Windows 10
5 20 (13.70%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.01%) Unix
7 12 (8.22%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.53%) CentOS
9 9 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.16%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.05%) Android
11 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.05%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) ITIL
2 36 (24.66%) Logistics
3 32 (21.92%) Incident Management
4 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (14.38%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (10.27%) Information Security
7 15 (10.27%) Migration
7 15 (10.27%) Service Management
8 14 (9.59%) Presales
9 13 (8.90%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.90%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.22%) ITIL V3
11 11 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (6.16%) Critical Thinking
13 9 (6.16%) Software Deployment
14 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
1 24 (16.44%) Python
2 18 (12.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.33%) SQL
3 14 (9.59%) PHP
4 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.79%) Java
5 7 (4.79%) Perl
5 7 (4.79%) Ruby
5 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.11%) C#
6 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.38%) Degree
3 17 (11.64%) CCNP
4 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.22%) CCNA
5 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.42%) CCSE
8 5 (3.42%) CISSP
8 5 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.42%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.74%) CCDP
9 4 (2.74%) IISP
9 4 (2.74%) ISSAP
10 3 (2.05%) MCP
10 3 (2.05%) MCSE
10 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) PMO
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 56 (38.36%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.71%) Hyper-V
3 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.22%) Firmware
5 7 (4.79%) Samba
6 5 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.37%) XenApp
9 1 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.68%) NDS
9 1 (0.68%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 21 (14.38%) SCOM
2 18 (12.33%) SCCM
3 15 (10.27%) Terraform
4 9 (6.16%) WSUS
5 8 (5.48%) Ansible
6 7 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.79%) Puppet
6 7 (4.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (4.11%) HP ALM
8 4 (2.74%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.74%) QRadar
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.37%) Cacti
10 2 (1.37%) Nagios
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 74 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.03%) Cisco
3 32 (21.92%) VMware
4 28 (19.18%) Citrix
5 26 (17.81%) Oracle
6 21 (14.38%) Riverbed
6 21 (14.38%) ServiceNow
7 20 (13.70%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.90%) HP
8 13 (8.90%) Mitel
9 10 (6.85%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.85%) Juniper
9 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
10 9 (6.16%) Remedy
11 8 (5.48%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.48%) Palo Alto
12 7 (4.79%) Atlassian
12 7 (4.79%) Centrify
13 5 (3.42%) Avaya
13 5 (3.42%) Symantec