Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 119 56
Rank change year-on-year +35 -63 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 217 153 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.31% 2.38% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.28% 10.21% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 118 355
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,500 £25,175 £26,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 1,256 1,498 2,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.16% 23.28% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,151 1,821
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +6.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +3 88 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Reading +5 40 £48,750 +54.76% 8
Slough +19 30 £45,000 - 3
Bracknell -4 18 £50,000 - 3
Newbury -6 13 £52,500 +23.53%
Wokingham -8 4 £31,000 -0.80%
Windsor - 3 £80,000 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 174 (80.18%) WAN
2 120 (55.30%) Firewall
3 97 (44.70%) Microsoft
4 95 (43.78%) Windows
5 90 (41.47%) Cisco
6 82 (37.79%) VMware
7 72 (33.18%) Active Directory
8 65 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (29.49%) DNS
10 61 (28.11%) TCP/IP
11 60 (27.65%) DHCP
12 56 (25.81%) Hyper-V
13 54 (24.88%) Citrix
14 53 (24.42%) Oracle
15 51 (23.50%) WLAN
15 51 (23.50%) Windows Server
16 50 (23.04%) Data Centre
16 50 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
16 50 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (22.58%) Middleware
18 48 (22.12%) CheckPoint
18 48 (22.12%) VPN
19 45 (20.74%) Wireless
19 45 (20.74%) Office 365
20 44 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
21 42 (19.35%) ITIL
22 41 (18.89%) SolarWinds
23 37 (17.05%) Linux
23 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
23 37 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (16.59%) IIS
2 17 (7.83%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.91%) Skype for Business
4 13 (5.99%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.53%) MS Exchange
6 10 (4.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (4.15%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.69%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.38%) Apache
10 3 (1.38%) Confluence
11 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (11.52%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (20.74%) Office 365
3 30 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.83%) IBM Cloud
5 11 (5.07%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.61%) Akamai
7 9 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.15%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (4.15%) Amazon Glacier
7 9 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) IaaS
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 174 (80.18%) WAN
2 120 (55.30%) Firewall
3 64 (29.49%) DNS
4 61 (28.11%) TCP/IP
5 60 (27.65%) DHCP
6 51 (23.50%) WLAN
7 50 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (22.12%) VPN
9 45 (20.74%) Wireless
10 33 (15.21%) Network Security
11 28 (12.90%) VLAN
12 25 (11.52%) OSPF
13 23 (10.60%) BGP
13 23 (10.60%) MPLS
14 22 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (9.68%) SAN
16 18 (8.29%) Wireshark
17 16 (7.37%) NetScaler
18 15 (6.91%) Cisco IOS
19 14 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.61%) Big Data
3 9 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (15.67%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Publishing
2 15 (6.91%) Retail
3 9 (4.15%) Banking
4 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.30%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (22.12%) Analyst
1 48 (22.12%) Architect
2 40 (18.43%) Network Engineer
3 31 (14.29%) IT Support
4 22 (10.14%) Cloud Architect
4 22 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 14 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 14 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
7 14 (6.45%) IT Technician
7 14 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
7 14 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (6.45%) Support Technician
8 12 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.07%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Security Architect
9 11 (5.07%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.58%) Middleware
2 17 (7.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (4.61%) CSS
4 8 (3.69%) .NET
4 8 (3.69%) JSON
5 7 (3.23%) EDI
6 3 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.38%) LDAP
7 2 (0.92%) libvirt
8 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.22%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (7.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (7.83%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (5.99%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (4.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (4.61%) Mainframe
8 9 (4.15%) iSeries
8 9 (4.15%) Replication
9 8 (3.69%) AS400
9 8 (3.69%) Driving Licence
10 7 (3.23%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.84%) IVR
11 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.38%) Handset
12 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (43.78%) Windows
2 51 (23.50%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.05%) Linux
4 21 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 18 (8.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.15%) Unix
6 9 (4.15%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.69%) Android
8 7 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.84%) CentOS
9 4 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.38%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.92%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.35%) ITIL
2 37 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
3 25 (11.52%) Strategic Thinking
4 24 (11.06%) Incident Management
4 24 (11.06%) Logistics
5 23 (10.60%) Network Design
6 21 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 21 (9.68%) Presales
7 20 (9.22%) Open Source
8 19 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (7.37%) DevOps
10 16 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (6.91%) Requirements Management
12 12 (5.53%) Asset Management
12 12 (5.53%) Load Balancing
12 12 (5.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.06%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.60%) Python
3 19 (8.76%) SQL
4 12 (5.53%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.15%) Java
5 9 (4.15%) Perl
5 9 (4.15%) Ruby
5 9 (4.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (13.82%) CCNP
3 20 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.37%) CCNA
4 16 (7.37%) MCSE
5 15 (6.91%) CISSP
5 15 (6.91%) MCSD
6 14 (6.45%) CCSE
6 14 (6.45%) Degree
7 12 (5.53%) CCDP
7 12 (5.53%) JNCIP
8 11 (5.07%) IISP
8 11 (5.07%) ISSAP
9 7 (3.23%) CCIE
10 4 (1.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (1.84%) CCIE Security
10 4 (1.84%) CCSA
10 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (33.18%) Active Directory
2 65 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.76%) VMware NSX
5 16 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.53%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.61%) NFS
8 9 (4.15%) Samba
9 6 (2.76%) XenApp
10 5 (2.30%) vSphere
11 3 (1.38%) Docker
11 3 (1.38%) Firmware
12 2 (0.92%) KVM
12 2 (0.92%) Snort
13 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) Ansible
2 21 (9.68%) SCOM
3 19 (8.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (6.91%) Puppet
5 11 (5.07%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.07%) QRadar
6 10 (4.61%) Cisco CME
6 10 (4.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.61%) vCenter Server
7 9 (4.15%) Terraform
7 9 (4.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 7 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.76%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.84%) Nagios
10 4 (1.84%) SCCM
10 4 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.92%) Nessus
11 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 97 (44.70%) Microsoft
2 90 (41.47%) Cisco
3 82 (37.79%) VMware
4 54 (24.88%) Citrix
5 53 (24.42%) Oracle
6 48 (22.12%) CheckPoint
7 41 (18.89%) SolarWinds
8 29 (13.36%) Juniper
9 24 (11.06%) ServiceNow
10 23 (10.60%) HP
11 22 (10.14%) Palo Alto
12 21 (9.68%) IBM
13 19 (8.76%) Forcepoint
13 19 (8.76%) Riverbed
14 18 (8.29%) Zscaler
15 16 (7.37%) F5
15 16 (7.37%) Fortinet
16 15 (6.91%) Aruba
17 13 (5.99%) Splunk
18 12 (5.53%) Veeam