The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 61 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.70% 2.66% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 8.96% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 46
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +55.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
LAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
661 647 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.26% 29.71% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 368 463 587
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LAN
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Reading region.

LAN Salary Trend in Reading

LAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 103 (65.19%) WAN
2 102 (64.56%) Cisco
3 78 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (48.10%) Firewall
5 60 (37.97%) Windows
6 53 (33.54%) Telecoms
7 52 (32.91%) CCNP
7 52 (32.91%) TCP/IP
8 43 (27.22%) Microsoft
8 43 (27.22%) VMware
9 33 (20.89%) MPLS
9 33 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (18.35%) ITIL
10 29 (18.35%) Security Cleared
11 28 (17.72%) MS Excel
11 28 (17.72%) Citrix
12 27 (17.09%) CCNA
13 26 (16.46%) DNS
14 25 (15.82%) XenApp
15 24 (15.19%) SAN
15 24 (15.19%) VoIP
16 23 (14.56%) Juniper
16 23 (14.56%) SC Cleared
16 23 (14.56%) Wireless
17 22 (13.92%) Network Security
17 22 (13.92%) Ethernet
17 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (13.92%) Hyper-V
18 21 (13.29%) VPN
18 21 (13.29%) Network Design

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.49%) Lync
2 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.76%) MS Office
3 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
1 2 (1.27%) PaaS
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
1 2 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (65.19%) WAN
2 76 (48.10%) Firewall
3 52 (32.91%) TCP/IP
4 33 (20.89%) MPLS
5 26 (16.46%) DNS
6 24 (15.19%) VoIP
6 24 (15.19%) SAN
7 23 (14.56%) Wireless
8 22 (13.92%) Network Security
8 22 (13.92%) Ethernet
9 21 (13.29%) VPN
10 20 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (10.13%) DHCP
11 16 (10.13%) ISDN
12 14 (8.86%) ATM
13 13 (8.23%) VRRP
13 13 (8.23%) OSPF
13 13 (8.23%) BGP
13 13 (8.23%) HSRP
14 12 (7.59%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.90%) IDOL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.90%) WinRunner
2 3 (1.90%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.90%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.90%) JIRA
2 3 (1.90%) Selenium
2 3 (1.90%) MSTest
3 2 (1.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 53 (33.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.23%) Finance
3 8 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.56%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.59%) Security Engineer
3 12 (7.59%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (7.59%) Designer
4 11 (6.96%) Network Designer
5 10 (6.33%) Analyst
5 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (5.70%) Architect
6 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) IT Support
7 8 (5.06%) Consultant
8 7 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Security Designer
9 6 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) Web Services
1 2 (1.27%) CGI
1 2 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.53%) EqualLogic
4 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.90%) Open Source
4 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.97%) Windows
2 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (8.23%) Linux
5 12 (7.59%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.70%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.16%) Solaris
8 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.27%) UNIX
9 2 (1.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Network Design
3 20 (12.66%) Change Control
4 17 (10.76%) Migration
5 16 (10.13%) Project Management
6 12 (7.59%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (7.59%) Line Management
7 9 (5.70%) Information Security
8 8 (5.06%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.80%) Service Management
10 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.80%) Product Management
10 6 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.16%) Database Security
11 5 (3.16%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.53%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.53%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.53%) C
2 4 (2.53%) Java
2 4 (2.53%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (32.91%) CCNP
3 29 (18.35%) Security Cleared
4 27 (17.09%) CCNA
5 23 (14.56%) SC Cleared
6 19 (12.03%) JNCIS
7 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.96%) CCDA
8 11 (6.96%) CCDP
9 10 (6.33%) CCIE
10 6 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.16%) GIAC
11 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.16%) MCSE
11 5 (3.16%) CEH
11 5 (3.16%) VCP4
11 5 (3.16%) CISSP
12 4 (2.53%) MCSA
13 3 (1.90%) HND
13 3 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.82%) XenApp
3 22 (13.92%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
5 16 (10.13%) vSphere
6 14 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (6.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.27%) XenServer
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) WSUS
2 8 (5.06%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.90%) Netcool
3 3 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.63%) OPNET
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (64.56%) Cisco
2 43 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.22%) VMware
3 28 (17.72%) Citrix
4 23 (14.56%) Juniper
5 15 (9.49%) HP
6 14 (8.86%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.86%) Aruba
7 11 (6.96%) F5
8 10 (6.33%) Symantec
9 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.80%) Dell
11 4 (2.53%) IBM
11 4 (2.53%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.90%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.90%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.90%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.90%) BT
12 3 (1.90%) Mitel
12 3 (1.90%) Blue Coat
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