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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 50 71 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 3.10% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.75% 10.29% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 63
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 19 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (85.83%) WAN
2 70 (58.33%) Cisco
3 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (43.33%) Firewall
5 50 (41.67%) Windows
6 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
7 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
8 36 (30.00%) CCNA
9 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 33 (27.50%) DNS
10 31 (25.83%) CCNP
10 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (25.00%) Network Design
11 30 (25.00%) VoIP
11 30 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 29 (24.17%) Juniper
13 28 (23.33%) Finance
14 26 (21.67%) F5
15 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (20.00%) VPN
16 22 (18.33%) HP
17 21 (17.50%) OSPF
17 21 (17.50%) BGP
17 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (16.67%) Internet
18 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 19 (15.83%) LDAP
19 19 (15.83%) HTTP
19 19 (15.83%) SMTP
19 19 (15.83%) SSL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.33%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (3.33%) Apache
5 4 (3.33%) Lync
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.67%) IIS
7 2 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) PaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (85.83%) WAN
2 52 (43.33%) Firewall
3 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
4 33 (27.50%) DNS
5 30 (25.00%) VoIP
6 24 (20.00%) VPN
7 21 (17.50%) OSPF
7 21 (17.50%) BGP
8 20 (16.67%) Internet
9 19 (15.83%) HTTP
9 19 (15.83%) Wireless
9 19 (15.83%) SSL
9 19 (15.83%) SMTP
9 19 (15.83%) LDAP
10 18 (15.00%) Network Security
11 17 (14.17%) PBX
12 15 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 15 (12.50%) IGRP
12 15 (12.50%) TACACS
13 12 (10.00%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.17%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 28 (23.33%) Finance
3 15 (12.50%) Marketing
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
5 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.50%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 12 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Network Support
6 8 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) Designer
7 7 (5.83%) Network Designer
8 6 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (3.33%) ODBC
2 4 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.67%) User Experience
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) Statistics
4 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.67%) EPoS
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Windows
2 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.17%) Linux
6 13 (10.83%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (8.33%) UNIX
9 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.33%) Android
10 4 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Network Design
2 16 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.33%) Network Management
3 15 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 13 (10.83%) ITIL
5 12 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (10.00%) Product Management
6 8 (6.67%) Project Management
7 6 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (4.17%) Line Management
9 4 (3.33%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.50%) Security Management
10 3 (2.50%) SIEM
10 3 (2.50%) Cyber Security
10 3 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (30.00%) CCNA
3 31 (25.83%) CCNP
4 13 (10.83%) CCIE
5 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) CCDA
7 6 (5.00%) CCIP
7 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.00%) Degree
8 5 (4.17%) MCITP
8 5 (4.17%) MCSE
9 4 (3.33%) MCP
9 4 (3.33%) CCDP
10 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.50%) SSCP
10 3 (2.50%) GCIA
10 3 (2.50%) GCIH
10 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.67%) SLA
4 5 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.67%) Snort
4 2 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (12.50%) HP NNM
2 5 (4.17%) WSUS
2 5 (4.17%) Netcool
2 5 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.67%) Nagios
3 2 (1.67%) Cacti
3 2 (1.67%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 70 (58.33%) Cisco
2 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 29 (24.17%) Juniper
5 26 (21.67%) F5
6 22 (18.33%) HP
7 12 (10.00%) Aruba
8 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.67%) VMware
9 7 (5.83%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.17%) Meridio
10 5 (4.17%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.17%) Mitel
10 5 (4.17%) EMC
11 4 (3.33%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.33%) SOTI
11 4 (3.33%) Avaya
12 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.50%) Sage
13 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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