Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 141 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 -79 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 156 121 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.46% 1.97% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.43% 9.15% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 119 88 286
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,125 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,875 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.32% -13.61% +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 1,081 1,323 2,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.05% 21.58% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,004 1,576
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -2 59 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Reading -16 33 £47,500 - 5
Slough +2 25 £45,000 - 5
Bracknell -5 16 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Newbury +5 8 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Wokingham +7 5 £37,500 +31.58%
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 125 (80.13%) WAN
2 87 (55.77%) Firewall
3 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 68 (43.59%) Windows
5 63 (40.38%) Cisco
6 56 (35.90%) TCP/IP
7 54 (34.62%) VMware
8 50 (32.05%) Active Directory
9 47 (30.13%) DNS
9 47 (30.13%) Wireless
10 45 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (27.56%) DHCP
12 42 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (25.64%) WLAN
14 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 36 (23.08%) Windows Server
16 35 (22.44%) VPN
16 35 (22.44%) ITIL
16 35 (22.44%) Office 365
17 34 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
17 34 (21.79%) Citrix
18 32 (20.51%) SolarWinds
19 31 (19.87%) CheckPoint
19 31 (19.87%) Logistics
20 30 (19.23%) SQL Server
21 29 (18.59%) IIS
21 29 (18.59%) Network Security
22 28 (17.95%) Data Centre
22 28 (17.95%) Linux
23 27 (17.31%) Oracle

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 29 (18.59%) IIS
2 10 (6.41%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.13%) Confluence
3 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.21%) Apache
6 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.44%) Office 365
2 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.49%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (4.49%) Amazon Glacier
6 5 (3.21%) Akamai
6 5 (3.21%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (2.56%) IaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 125 (80.13%) WAN
2 87 (55.77%) Firewall
3 56 (35.90%) TCP/IP
4 47 (30.13%) DNS
4 47 (30.13%) Wireless
5 43 (27.56%) DHCP
6 40 (25.64%) WLAN
7 35 (22.44%) VPN
8 34 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (18.59%) Network Security
10 22 (14.10%) VLAN
11 20 (12.82%) OSPF
12 19 (12.18%) BGP
13 16 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (9.62%) MPLS
15 13 (8.33%) Bluetooth
15 13 (8.33%) Wireshark
16 11 (7.05%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (7.05%) NetScaler
16 11 (7.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) JIRA
2 4 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Publishing
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) Analyst
2 33 (21.15%) Network Engineer
3 19 (12.18%) Architect
3 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.26%) Monitoring Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) IT Support
5 14 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
8 8 (5.13%) IT Technician
8 8 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 7 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Security Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.31%) Middleware
2 8 (5.13%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.85%) HTML
4 5 (3.21%) CSS
5 4 (2.56%) JSON
6 2 (1.28%) .NET
6 2 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.64%) LAMP
7 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.49%) Replication
6 6 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.56%) IVR
7 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.92%) Handset
8 3 (1.92%) iPhone
9 2 (1.28%) AS400
9 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.28%) iSeries
9 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.59%) Windows
2 36 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 28 (17.95%) Linux
4 17 (10.90%) Windows 10
4 17 (10.90%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.33%) Unix
6 9 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.92%) Android
8 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.28%) CentOS
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) ITIL
2 31 (19.87%) Logistics
3 27 (17.31%) Incident Management
4 22 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (10.90%) Presales
5 17 (10.90%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (8.97%) Network Design
8 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.41%) Migration
11 10 (6.41%) Open Source
12 9 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.77%) Strategic Thinking
13 8 (5.13%) Requirements Management
13 8 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.18%) Python
3 15 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.49%) Java
4 7 (4.49%) Perl
4 7 (4.49%) PHP
4 7 (4.49%) Ruby
4 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.85%) C#
5 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.21%) SQL
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (17.31%) CCNP
3 19 (12.18%) Degree
4 17 (10.90%) CCNA
5 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.05%) MCSE
7 10 (6.41%) CCSE
8 9 (5.77%) MCSD
9 8 (5.13%) CISSP
9 8 (5.13%) JNCIP
9 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.49%) CCDP
10 7 (4.49%) IISP
10 7 (4.49%) ISSAP
11 6 (3.85%) ISTQB
11 6 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.21%) CCIE
13 4 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (2.56%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 45 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.49%) Samba
6 6 (3.85%) Firmware
7 5 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.21%) VMware NSX
7 5 (3.21%) vSphere
8 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.92%) XenApp
9 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) SCOM
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (7.69%) Ansible
3 12 (7.69%) Puppet
4 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.13%) Terraform
5 7 (4.49%) QRadar
5 7 (4.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 6 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.85%) HP ALM
6 6 (3.85%) SCCM
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco CME
7 5 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.92%) WSUS
10 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.64%) Nessus
10 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (40.38%) Cisco
3 54 (34.62%) VMware
4 34 (21.79%) Citrix
5 32 (20.51%) SolarWinds
6 31 (19.87%) CheckPoint
7 27 (17.31%) Oracle
8 23 (14.74%) HP
9 17 (10.90%) Juniper
9 17 (10.90%) ServiceNow
10 16 (10.26%) Riverbed
11 14 (8.97%) Fortinet
11 14 (8.97%) Palo Alto
12 12 (7.69%) Aruba
13 11 (7.05%) F5
14 9 (5.77%) Remedy
14 9 (5.77%) Zscaler
15 8 (5.13%) Forcepoint
15 8 (5.13%) IBM
15 8 (5.13%) Red Hat