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

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 92 47
Rank change year-on-year +25 -45 +40
Permanent jobs citing LAN 288 209 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.08% 2.96% 5.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.78% 12.20% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 188 174 468
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -11.46% +11.63%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,475
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +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 1,456 1,713 2,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.65% 24.29% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,288 2,193
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.73% +4.22%

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 April 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 April 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 +30 101 £60,000 +39.78% 4
Reading -14 45 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Bracknell +4 36 £50,000 -
Newbury -13 31 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Slough +21 25 £38,000 +29.65% 5
Wokingham +6 15 £32,000 -9.86% 3
Windsor +15 3 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 241 (83.68%) WAN
2 137 (47.57%) Firewall
3 114 (39.58%) Cisco
4 112 (38.89%) VMware
5 103 (35.76%) Windows
6 97 (33.68%) Microsoft
7 78 (27.08%) Active Directory
8 75 (26.04%) ITIL
9 72 (25.00%) DNS
9 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 72 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 69 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 68 (23.61%) Hyper-V
12 66 (22.92%) TCP/IP
12 66 (22.92%) Oracle
13 65 (22.57%) DHCP
14 64 (22.22%) Windows Server
15 63 (21.88%) WLAN
15 63 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
16 57 (19.79%) Middleware
17 56 (19.44%) CheckPoint
18 54 (18.75%) VPN
19 52 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
20 51 (17.71%) Juniper
21 50 (17.36%) Wireless
22 48 (16.67%) MPLS
23 47 (16.32%) Linux
24 44 (15.28%) Network Security
25 42 (14.58%) Strategic Thinking
26 41 (14.24%) SQL Server

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 38 (13.19%) IIS
2 20 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.60%) MS Exchange
4 17 (5.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 10 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.04%) Apache
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.69%) Confluence
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (11.46%) Office 365
4 28 (9.72%) Bluemix
4 28 (9.72%) IBM Cloud
5 11 (3.82%) Akamai
6 8 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.39%) Route 53
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.69%) IaaS
9 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.69%) PaaS
9 2 (0.69%) SaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (83.68%) WAN
2 137 (47.57%) Firewall
3 72 (25.00%) DNS
4 66 (22.92%) TCP/IP
5 65 (22.57%) DHCP
6 63 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 63 (21.88%) WLAN
7 54 (18.75%) VPN
8 50 (17.36%) Wireless
9 48 (16.67%) MPLS
10 44 (15.28%) Network Security
11 37 (12.85%) VLAN
12 34 (11.81%) OSPF
13 30 (10.42%) SAN
13 30 (10.42%) SNMP
14 28 (9.72%) Wireshark
15 27 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
16 26 (9.03%) BGP
17 21 (7.29%) Ethernet
18 20 (6.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) Big Data
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.69%) Power BI
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (7.99%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Publishing
3 16 (5.56%) Retail
4 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Marketing
6 3 (1.04%) Banking
6 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (28.82%) Architect
2 57 (19.79%) Network Engineer
3 38 (13.19%) IT Support
4 34 (11.81%) Analyst
5 29 (10.07%) Cloud Architect
5 29 (10.07%) Security Architect
6 28 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 22 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (7.29%) IT Support Technician
9 21 (7.29%) IT Technician
9 21 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 21 (7.29%) Support Technician
10 20 (6.94%) Security Solutions Architect
11 18 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
12 17 (5.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (5.90%) Data Centre Architect
12 17 (5.90%) Virtualisation Architect
13 14 (4.86%) IT Analyst
13 14 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.79%) Middleware
2 20 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (4.51%) .NET
4 12 (4.17%) JSON
5 9 (3.13%) CSS
6 8 (2.78%) EDI
7 4 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.04%) LDAP
8 3 (1.04%) libvirt
9 2 (0.69%) Kafka
9 2 (0.69%) Node.js
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.35%) Django
10 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 28 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.72%) Public Cloud
4 25 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (7.64%) Cyberthreat
6 19 (6.60%) Computer Science
7 17 (5.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (5.90%) Mainframe
8 16 (5.56%) Management Information System
9 12 (4.17%) iSeries
10 11 (3.82%) Driving Licence
11 10 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (2.78%) Cloud Native
12 8 (2.78%) Clustering
13 7 (2.43%) AS400
14 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.39%) Replication
16 3 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 103 (35.76%) Windows
2 64 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 47 (16.32%) Linux
4 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.51%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.82%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.13%) Android
7 9 (3.13%) Unix
8 8 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.08%) CentOS
9 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.69%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.04%) ITIL
2 42 (14.58%) Strategic Thinking
3 36 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.81%) Configuration Management
5 33 (11.46%) Open Source
5 33 (11.46%) Presales
6 32 (11.11%) Network Design
7 28 (9.72%) ITIL V3
8 26 (9.03%) Incident Management
9 25 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 24 (8.33%) Load Balancing
11 23 (7.99%) DevOps
11 23 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.29%) Requirements Management
12 21 (7.29%) SIEM
13 20 (6.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 20 (6.94%) Software Optimisation
13 20 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.76%) SQL
2 30 (10.42%) Python
3 28 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.47%) Ruby
5 7 (2.43%) Perl
6 6 (2.08%) Java
7 5 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.69%) C#
8 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (12.85%) CCNP
3 30 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (9.72%) CISSP
5 24 (8.33%) MCSE
6 22 (7.64%) Degree
7 21 (7.29%) CCDP
7 21 (7.29%) CCNA
7 21 (7.29%) CCSE
7 21 (7.29%) MCSD
8 20 (6.94%) IISP
8 20 (6.94%) ISSAP
8 20 (6.94%) JNCIP
9 9 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.74%) MCSA
12 4 (1.39%) CCIE
12 4 (1.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.51%) SLA
3 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 69 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (23.61%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.72%) VMware NSX
5 22 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (6.60%) NFS
7 8 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
8 6 (2.08%) Docker
8 6 (2.08%) KVM
9 3 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.04%) XenApp
9 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.69%) Samba
10 2 (0.69%) Snort
10 2 (0.69%) vSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (8.68%) Ansible
2 20 (6.94%) QRadar
3 18 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 17 (5.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (4.51%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (3.47%) Puppet
7 10 (3.47%) SCOM
8 9 (3.13%) Cisco CME
8 9 (3.13%) SCCM
9 8 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (2.08%) Nagios
11 4 (1.39%) Grafana
11 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.39%) Terraform
12 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.04%) Cacti
12 3 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.04%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (39.58%) Cisco
2 112 (38.89%) VMware
3 97 (33.68%) Microsoft
4 66 (22.92%) Oracle
5 56 (19.44%) CheckPoint
6 51 (17.71%) Juniper
7 41 (14.24%) IBM
8 39 (13.54%) Citrix
9 32 (11.11%) Fortinet
10 31 (10.76%) Palo Alto
11 28 (9.72%) HP
12 26 (9.03%) Splunk
13 25 (8.68%) Aruba
13 25 (8.68%) Forcepoint
14 23 (7.99%) F5
15 22 (7.64%) SolarWinds
16 21 (7.29%) Veeam
17 20 (6.94%) LogRhythm
17 20 (6.94%) Tufin
18 19 (6.60%) CommVault