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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 71 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs citing LAN 112 67 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.93% 2.90% 6.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.20% 9.59% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 93 49 132
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 137 (74.05%) WAN
2 109 (58.92%) Firewall
3 102 (55.14%) Cisco
4 83 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (38.92%) Windows
6 70 (37.84%) TCP/IP
7 57 (30.81%) Microsoft
8 52 (28.11%) CCNA
9 50 (27.03%) Telecoms
10 49 (26.49%) VMware
11 44 (23.78%) VoIP
12 38 (20.54%) MPLS
12 38 (20.54%) DNS
13 35 (18.92%) ITIL
14 34 (18.38%) MS Excel
14 34 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 33 (17.84%) MS Exchange
15 33 (17.84%) CCNP
16 31 (16.76%) VPN
16 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
17 30 (16.22%) Wireless
17 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (16.22%) Security Cleared
17 30 (16.22%) Change Control
18 29 (15.68%) Juniper
19 27 (14.59%) HP
19 27 (14.59%) DHCP
19 27 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
20 26 (14.05%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (11.89%) Lync
4 14 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.95%) IIS
6 6 (3.24%) Apache
7 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 34 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.97%) MS Office
3 8 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) PaaS
2 3 (1.62%) IaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 137 (74.05%) WAN
2 109 (58.92%) Firewall
3 70 (37.84%) TCP/IP
4 44 (23.78%) VoIP
5 38 (20.54%) MPLS
5 38 (20.54%) DNS
6 31 (16.76%) VPN
7 30 (16.22%) Wireless
8 27 (14.59%) DHCP
9 25 (13.51%) SAN
10 19 (10.27%) OSPF
10 19 (10.27%) BGP
10 19 (10.27%) Network Security
11 15 (8.11%) Ethernet
12 14 (7.57%) SSL
13 13 (7.03%) VLAN
13 13 (7.03%) IPv4
13 13 (7.03%) IPv6
14 11 (5.95%) PSTN
14 11 (5.95%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
General
1 50 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.19%) Finance
3 12 (6.49%) Banking
4 9 (4.86%) Marketing
5 6 (3.24%) German Language
6 3 (1.62%) French Language
6 3 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (22.16%) Network Engineer
2 24 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.89%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.65%) Architect
5 14 (7.57%) Analyst
6 13 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Product Manager
8 10 (5.41%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.86%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.78%) Consultant
11 7 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Voice Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Information Security Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) Web Services
2 5 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (1.08%) CGI
4 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.78%) EqualLogic
3 6 (3.24%) Statistics
3 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.62%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.92%) Windows
2 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (14.05%) Linux
5 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.03%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.95%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.41%) UNIX
9 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.92%) ITIL
2 30 (16.22%) Change Control
3 21 (11.35%) Migration
4 19 (10.27%) Project Management
5 17 (9.19%) Network Design
6 14 (7.57%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.49%) Product Management
8 11 (5.95%) Project Planning
8 11 (5.95%) Service Management
9 10 (5.41%) Information Security
10 9 (4.86%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.32%) Network Management
12 7 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.78%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (3.24%) Database Security
13 6 (3.24%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (3.24%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.35%) SQL
2 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.70%) Perl
4 4 (2.16%) C
4 4 (2.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 83 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (28.11%) CCNA
3 33 (17.84%) CCNP
4 30 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
6 25 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.03%) CEH
7 13 (7.03%) CISSP
8 12 (6.49%) MCSE
8 12 (6.49%) Degree
9 11 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (5.41%) MCSA
11 9 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.78%) GIAC
13 6 (3.24%) CCIE
14 5 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (2.16%) BC Cleared
15 4 (2.16%) CCDA
15 4 (2.16%) CCDP
16 3 (1.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.62%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
3 25 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.03%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.49%) vSphere
6 11 (5.95%) XenApp
7 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.08%) Firmware
9 1 (0.54%) Snort
9 1 (0.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) WSUS
1 11 (5.95%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.24%) Nmap
3 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.54%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.54%) OPNET
4 1 (0.54%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 102 (55.14%) Cisco
2 57 (30.81%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.49%) VMware
4 29 (15.68%) Juniper
5 27 (14.59%) HP
6 26 (14.05%) CheckPoint
7 25 (13.51%) F5
8 14 (7.57%) McAfee
8 14 (7.57%) Fortinet
9 13 (7.03%) Symantec
9 13 (7.03%) Citrix
9 13 (7.03%) Oracle
10 12 (6.49%) Dell
10 12 (6.49%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.41%) ProCurve
11 10 (5.41%) Aruba
11 10 (5.41%) Mitel
12 5 (2.70%) Ericsson
12 5 (2.70%) Nokia
12 5 (2.70%) BT
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
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