Period
to 21 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 109 51
Rank change year-on-year +43 -58 +29
Permanent jobs citing LAN 270 180 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.01% 2.71% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.47% 11.32% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 178 137 384
Berkshire median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,950 £25,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,750 £70,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 1,387 1,590 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.58% 23.97% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,226 1,936
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,125
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 June 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 June 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 +17 100 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Reading -5 41 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Slough +26 33 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bracknell -4 32 £50,000 - 2
Newbury -9 23 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Wokingham -3 9 £31,500 -5.97%
Windsor - 3 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 224 (82.96%) WAN
2 143 (52.96%) Firewall
3 121 (44.81%) Cisco
4 107 (39.63%) VMware
5 103 (38.15%) Microsoft
6 96 (35.56%) Windows
7 79 (29.26%) DNS
7 79 (29.26%) Active Directory
8 75 (27.78%) DHCP
8 75 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 74 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 73 (27.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 70 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (25.56%) CheckPoint
12 69 (25.56%) Oracle
13 68 (25.19%) Hyper-V
14 67 (24.81%) WLAN
15 59 (21.85%) Middleware
16 58 (21.48%) TCP/IP
17 57 (21.11%) ITIL
18 56 (20.74%) VPN
18 56 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
19 55 (20.37%) Wireless
20 54 (20.00%) Citrix
20 54 (20.00%) Windows Server
21 44 (16.30%) Network Security
22 43 (15.93%) Linux
23 42 (15.56%) Juniper
24 41 (15.19%) IBM
25 40 (14.81%) VLAN

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 37 (13.70%) IIS
2 22 (8.15%) WebSphere
3 19 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 18 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (5.19%) IBM Notes
6 10 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.96%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.74%) Apache
10 2 (0.74%) Confluence
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (13.33%) Office 365
3 30 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (10.37%) IBM Cloud
5 16 (5.93%) Akamai
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.74%) PaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (82.96%) WAN
2 143 (52.96%) Firewall
3 79 (29.26%) DNS
4 75 (27.78%) DHCP
5 70 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 67 (24.81%) WLAN
7 58 (21.48%) TCP/IP
8 56 (20.74%) VPN
9 55 (20.37%) Wireless
10 44 (16.30%) Network Security
11 40 (14.81%) VLAN
12 39 (14.44%) MPLS
13 37 (13.70%) OSPF
14 31 (11.48%) BGP
15 29 (10.74%) Wireshark
16 27 (10.00%) SNMP
17 24 (8.89%) SAN
18 22 (8.15%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (7.78%) Cisco Firepower
20 20 (7.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.41%) Big Data
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (11.85%) Finance
2 20 (7.41%) Publishing
2 20 (7.41%) Retail
3 6 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.11%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (27.41%) Architect
2 58 (21.48%) Network Engineer
3 45 (16.67%) Analyst
4 32 (11.85%) IT Support
5 28 (10.37%) Cloud Architect
5 28 (10.37%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.41%) LAN Engineer
7 20 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 19 (7.04%) Security Architect
8 19 (7.04%) Security Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
9 18 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
10 16 (5.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (5.56%) IT Analyst
11 15 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.81%) IT Support Technician
13 13 (4.81%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.85%) Middleware
2 22 (8.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (5.19%) CSS
4 12 (4.44%) JSON
5 10 (3.70%) .NET
6 8 (2.96%) EDI
7 3 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.11%) LDAP
8 2 (0.74%) Kafka
8 2 (0.74%) libvirt
8 2 (0.74%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 36 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.74%) Public Cloud
4 28 (10.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (7.78%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 18 (6.67%) Mainframe
7 14 (5.19%) Driving Licence
7 14 (5.19%) iSeries
7 14 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (3.33%) AS400
9 8 (2.96%) Cloud Native
10 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.48%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.48%) Replication
12 4 (1.48%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.11%) Clustering
13 3 (1.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 96 (35.56%) Windows
2 54 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 43 (15.93%) Linux
4 15 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 15 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.59%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Android
7 5 (1.85%) Unix
8 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.48%) CentOS
8 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.74%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.11%) ITIL
2 40 (14.81%) Strategic Thinking
3 35 (12.96%) Configuration Management
3 35 (12.96%) Network Design
4 34 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.22%) Presales
6 28 (10.37%) Open Source
7 27 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 24 (8.89%) Incident Management
9 20 (7.41%) Analytics
9 20 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
9 20 (7.41%) Data Analytics
9 20 (7.41%) DevOps
9 20 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (7.41%) Requirements Management
10 19 (7.04%) Load Balancing
10 19 (7.04%) Network Management
10 19 (7.04%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.85%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.63%) SQL
3 20 (7.41%) Python
4 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.48%) Java
4 4 (1.48%) Ruby
5 2 (0.74%) C#
5 2 (0.74%) Perl
5 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (12.96%) CCNP
3 24 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.52%) CISSP
5 22 (8.15%) CCNA
6 21 (7.78%) CCSE
6 21 (7.78%) MCSE
7 20 (7.41%) CCDP
7 20 (7.41%) MCSD
8 19 (7.04%) IISP
8 19 (7.04%) ISSAP
8 19 (7.04%) JNCIP
9 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.96%) Degree
11 6 (2.22%) CCIE
12 5 (1.85%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (1.48%) CCIE Security
14 3 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (29.26%) Active Directory
2 74 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (25.19%) Hyper-V
4 33 (12.22%) VMware NSX
5 25 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (7.41%) NFS
7 12 (4.44%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.22%) XenApp
9 5 (1.85%) Docker
10 4 (1.48%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (1.48%) vSphere
11 3 (1.11%) Firmware
12 2 (0.74%) KVM
12 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.74%) Samba
12 2 (0.74%) Snort
12 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (8.15%) Ansible
2 19 (7.04%) QRadar
3 18 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 16 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (5.19%) Cisco CME
6 13 (4.81%) SCOM
7 11 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (3.70%) Puppet
9 9 (3.33%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.48%) Nagios
11 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.48%) SCCM
11 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.48%) Terraform
12 2 (0.74%) Cacti
12 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.74%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 121 (44.81%) Cisco
2 107 (39.63%) VMware
3 103 (38.15%) Microsoft
4 69 (25.56%) CheckPoint
4 69 (25.56%) Oracle
5 54 (20.00%) Citrix
6 42 (15.56%) Juniper
7 41 (15.19%) IBM
8 37 (13.70%) HP
9 35 (12.96%) SolarWinds
10 31 (11.48%) Fortinet
10 31 (11.48%) Palo Alto
11 30 (11.11%) Aruba
12 27 (10.00%) Forcepoint
13 23 (8.52%) F5
14 22 (8.15%) Zscaler
15 21 (7.78%) Splunk
16 20 (7.41%) CommVault
16 20 (7.41%) Veeam
17 19 (7.04%) Tufin