Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -70 -4 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 127 315 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.03% 3.62% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 14.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 268 364
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,450 £26,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £67,625 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £39,500 £44,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -10.23% -0.32% +3.86%

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 1320 2176 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.08% 24.99% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1566 1993
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -19 43 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Maidenhead +12 20 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Slough -13 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Newbury -10 13 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Bracknell -28 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Wokingham +8 3 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 111 (87.40%) WAN
2 63 (49.61%) Firewall
3 56 (44.09%) Windows
4 50 (39.37%) Cisco
5 44 (34.65%) Microsoft
5 44 (34.65%) Linux
6 43 (33.86%) VMware
7 35 (27.56%) ITIL
8 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
8 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
9 30 (23.62%) Windows Server
10 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (21.26%) VPN
10 27 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (19.69%) SQL
11 25 (19.69%) Degree
12 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
12 24 (18.90%) MPLS
12 24 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
14 22 (17.32%) DNS
14 22 (17.32%) DevOps
15 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (16.54%) DHCP
15 21 (16.54%) Python
16 20 (15.75%) Java
17 19 (14.96%) WLAN
17 19 (14.96%) Finance
17 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (14.96%) F5

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 16 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.81%) Apache
3 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.51%) IIS
4 7 (5.51%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.15%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.57%) Confluence
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.66%) PaaS
4 6 (4.72%) Office 365
5 5 (3.94%) IaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.36%) SaaS
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.57%) G Suite
8 2 (1.57%) Route 53
8 2 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 111 (87.40%) WAN
2 63 (49.61%) Firewall
3 27 (21.26%) VPN
4 24 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (18.90%) MPLS
4 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
5 22 (17.32%) DNS
6 21 (16.54%) DHCP
7 19 (14.96%) WLAN
8 16 (12.60%) VLAN
9 15 (11.81%) VoIP
9 15 (11.81%) Wireless
10 14 (11.02%) Internet
11 13 (10.24%) SAN
12 9 (7.09%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (7.09%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (6.30%) BGP
13 8 (6.30%) RFID
14 7 (5.51%) EIGRP
14 7 (5.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) MySQL
3 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.57%) JIRA
2 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Marketing
3 16 (12.60%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.09%) Back Office
5 8 (6.30%) Electronics
5 8 (6.30%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.30%) Retail
6 5 (3.94%) Games
7 2 (1.57%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Analyst
1 22 (17.32%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Administrator
3 14 (11.02%) IT Support
4 13 (10.24%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Linux Support
5 10 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Linux Support
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Support Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Systems Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) .NET
2 6 (4.72%) Django
2 6 (4.72%) JSON
2 6 (4.72%) REST
3 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.94%) Middleware
3 5 (3.94%) Node.js
3 5 (3.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.57%) Java EE
4 2 (1.57%) SOAP
4 2 (1.57%) WSDL
4 2 (1.57%) XSD
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.79%) Velocity
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.09%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.30%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.94%) PlayStation
6 5 (3.94%) Social Media
6 5 (3.94%) Xbox
7 4 (3.15%) Clustering
7 4 (3.15%) EPoS
7 4 (3.15%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (44.09%) Windows
2 44 (34.65%) Linux
3 30 (23.62%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.87%) CentOS
8 8 (6.30%) Android
9 7 (5.51%) Unix
10 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.15%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.57%) AIX
13 2 (1.57%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) ITIL
2 22 (17.32%) DevOps
3 18 (14.17%) Migration
4 14 (11.02%) Time Management
5 12 (9.45%) Presales
6 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.09%) Project Management
9 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.30%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.30%) Open Source
9 8 (6.30%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.51%) Information Security
10 7 (5.51%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.51%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.72%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (4.72%) SDLC
12 5 (3.94%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 21 (16.54%) Python
3 20 (15.75%) Java
4 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.66%) Ruby
6 6 (4.72%) C
7 5 (3.94%) Perl
7 5 (3.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (19.69%) Degree
3 17 (13.39%) CCNA
3 17 (13.39%) CCNP
4 9 (7.09%) CCIE
5 8 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.72%) CCDP
7 3 (2.36%) APMP
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CISM
9 1 (0.79%) CISSP
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
1 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
2 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.87%) KVM
3 10 (7.87%) XenApp
4 9 (7.09%) Terminal Services
4 9 (7.09%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (7.09%) XenServer
5 5 (3.94%) Docker
6 3 (2.36%) vSphere
7 2 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.09%) WSUS
3 9 (7.09%) ZABBIX
4 8 (6.30%) Nagios
5 7 (5.51%) cPanel
6 6 (4.72%) SCCM
7 4 (3.15%) AirWatch
7 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.15%) SCOM
8 3 (2.36%) Ansible
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.57%) Grafana
9 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.57%) Nessus
9 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.57%) Nmap
10 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (39.37%) Cisco
2 44 (34.65%) Microsoft
3 43 (33.86%) VMware
4 19 (14.96%) F5
5 18 (14.17%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.39%) Juniper
7 15 (11.81%) Citrix
7 15 (11.81%) Oracle
8 13 (10.24%) HP
9 12 (9.45%) CA
10 11 (8.66%) McAfee
11 9 (7.09%) CheckPoint
12 8 (6.30%) SAP
13 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.72%) GENBAND
13 6 (4.72%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.94%) Brocade
14 5 (3.94%) Facebook
14 5 (3.94%) Splunk
14 5 (3.94%) Twitter