Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 67 98
Rank change year-on-year -32 +31 -51
Permanent jobs citing LAN 164 286 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.89% 4.06% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 19.71% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 129 187 173
Berkshire median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +17.65% -11.46%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 1,044 1,451 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.42% 20.60% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1,010 1,285
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,425 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.73%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +42 80 £38,500 +7.69% 1
Maidenhead -39 32 £67,500 +12.50%
Slough -16 20 £52,500 +38.16%
Newbury -18 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -31 8 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wokingham -3 2 £45,000 +40.63%
Ascot - 1 £56,645 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 135 (82.32%) WAN
2 80 (48.78%) Windows
3 71 (43.29%) Firewall
4 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
5 56 (34.15%) Windows Server
6 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
7 46 (28.05%) ITIL
8 44 (26.83%) Cisco
9 43 (26.22%) Office 365
10 36 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
12 30 (18.29%) Hyper-V
13 28 (17.07%) DNS
13 28 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (16.46%) SQL
14 27 (16.46%) Linux
15 26 (15.85%) SCCM
16 25 (15.24%) VoIP
17 24 (14.63%) SQL Server
17 24 (14.63%) IIS
17 24 (14.63%) Wireless
17 24 (14.63%) VMware
18 23 (14.02%) Logistics
18 23 (14.02%) DHCP
18 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (13.41%) IaaS
19 22 (13.41%) Management Information System
19 22 (13.41%) Information Security
20 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
20 21 (12.80%) 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 24 (14.63%) IIS
2 11 (6.71%) Apache
3 6 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.22%) nginx
4 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.22%) Office 365
2 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.41%) IaaS
4 16 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (7.93%) SaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.22%) Route 53
8 2 (1.22%) Serverless
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (82.32%) WAN
2 71 (43.29%) Firewall
3 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
4 28 (17.07%) DNS
5 25 (15.24%) VoIP
6 24 (14.63%) Wireless
7 23 (14.02%) DHCP
8 19 (11.59%) VPN
9 17 (10.37%) Network Security
10 14 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (8.54%) Internet
11 12 (7.32%) SNMP
12 10 (6.10%) MPLS
12 10 (6.10%) VLAN
13 9 (5.49%) WLAN
14 8 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (3.05%) Cisco Firepower
15 5 (3.05%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (3.05%) Unified Communications
16 4 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.71%) Finance
3 10 (6.10%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (14.02%) Support Engineer
2 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 14 (8.54%) Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) IT Support
3 14 (8.54%) Technical Support
4 13 (7.93%) Network Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) WAN Project Manager
6 10 (6.10%) IT Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) LAN Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Telecoms Manager
6 10 (6.10%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 8 (4.88%) Architect
7 8 (4.88%) Consultant
7 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) Middleware
2 4 (2.44%) .NET
2 4 (2.44%) Apache Flex
2 4 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.22%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.71%) e-Health
3 11 (6.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Handset
5 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.22%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) IVR
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) STB
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (48.78%) Windows
2 56 (34.15%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.46%) Linux
4 17 (10.37%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 15 (9.15%) CentOS
7 9 (5.49%) Unix
8 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.05%) ITIL
2 36 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (14.02%) Logistics
4 22 (13.41%) Information Security
5 20 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 20 (12.20%) Service Management
6 19 (11.59%) DevOps
6 19 (11.59%) Migration
7 18 (10.98%) Incident Management
7 18 (10.98%) Presales
8 17 (10.37%) Project Management
9 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (8.54%) Computer Science
10 14 (8.54%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.54%) Proactive Monitoring
11 13 (7.93%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (6.71%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) SQL
2 18 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.76%) Python
4 15 (9.15%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.10%) PHP
5 10 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.22%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (12.80%) CCNP
2 21 (12.80%) Degree
3 13 (7.93%) CCNA
3 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.27%) A+ Certification
6 7 (4.27%) MCP
7 5 (3.05%) CCIE
8 4 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (1.83%) CCDP
9 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.22%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.22%) MCSE
10 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.61%) ACSP
11 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) SLA
2 12 (7.32%) PMO
3 4 (2.44%) ISO 22301
3 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.49%) Firmware
5 6 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.22%) Docker
8 2 (1.22%) KVM
8 2 (1.22%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) NDS
9 1 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.61%) Xen
9 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (15.85%) SCCM
2 15 (9.15%) WSUS
3 13 (7.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (7.93%) SCOM
4 12 (7.32%) Terraform
5 5 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.44%) Ansible
6 4 (2.44%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.83%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.22%) Cacti
8 2 (1.22%) Kibana
8 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.22%) Nagios
8 2 (1.22%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.83%) Cisco
3 24 (14.63%) VMware
4 20 (12.20%) Oracle
5 17 (10.37%) Citrix
6 14 (8.54%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.93%) Mitel
7 13 (7.93%) Riverbed
7 13 (7.93%) ServiceNow
8 9 (5.49%) Aruba
8 9 (5.49%) HP
9 8 (4.88%) Avaya
10 7 (4.27%) Juniper
10 7 (4.27%) Meraki
10 7 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.27%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.66%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.05%) Huawei
13 4 (2.44%) Brocade
13 4 (2.44%) Ruckus Wireless