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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 113 67 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.01% 2.74% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.22% 8.75% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 99 56 104
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 £31,400 £30,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
588 766 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.05% 31.28% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 357 448 573
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 151 (75.50%) WAN
2 129 (64.50%) Firewall
3 115 (57.50%) Cisco
4 86 (43.00%) TCP/IP
4 86 (43.00%) Windows
5 85 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (34.00%) VMware
7 59 (29.50%) Microsoft
8 57 (28.50%) CCNA
9 51 (25.50%) Telecoms
10 50 (25.00%) DNS
11 49 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (22.50%) MPLS
13 40 (20.00%) VoIP
14 38 (19.00%) VPN
14 38 (19.00%) Juniper
15 37 (18.50%) MS Excel
15 37 (18.50%) ITIL
16 36 (18.00%) MS Exchange
16 36 (18.00%) Active Directory
17 34 (17.00%) CCNP
17 34 (17.00%) Hyper-V
18 33 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (16.50%) CheckPoint
19 32 (16.00%) Linux
19 32 (16.00%) F5
20 31 (15.50%) OSPF
20 31 (15.50%) BGP
21 29 (14.50%) SQL
21 29 (14.50%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 36 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (13.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.00%) Lync
4 15 (7.50%) IIS
5 14 (7.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.50%) Apache
7 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 37 (18.50%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.00%) MS Office
3 8 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) SaaS
2 3 (1.50%) PaaS
2 3 (1.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Nimbula
3 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (75.50%) WAN
2 129 (64.50%) Firewall
3 86 (43.00%) TCP/IP
4 50 (25.00%) DNS
5 45 (22.50%) MPLS
6 40 (20.00%) VoIP
7 38 (19.00%) VPN
8 31 (15.50%) OSPF
8 31 (15.50%) BGP
9 29 (14.50%) DHCP
10 26 (13.00%) Wireless
11 22 (11.00%) SAN
12 21 (10.50%) IPv4
12 21 (10.50%) IPv6
13 19 (9.50%) VLAN
13 19 (9.50%) Network Security
14 18 (9.00%) VPLS
14 18 (9.00%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
General
1 51 (25.50%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.50%) Finance
3 12 (6.00%) Banking
4 10 (5.00%) Marketing
4 10 (5.00%) German Language
5 4 (2.00%) French Language
6 3 (1.50%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (13.50%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (10.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (8.00%) Architect
6 13 (6.50%) Administrator
7 12 (6.00%) Analyst
7 12 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Product Manager
8 11 (5.50%) Network Architect
8 11 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.50%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Voice Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.00%) CSS
2 10 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.00%) Statistics
5 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.50%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (43.00%) Windows
2 33 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (16.00%) Linux
4 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.00%) UNIX
6 16 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.50%) ITIL
2 29 (14.50%) Change Control
3 21 (10.50%) Migration
4 20 (10.00%) Network Design
4 20 (10.00%) Project Management
4 20 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (8.00%) Network Management
6 12 (6.00%) Product Management
7 11 (5.50%) Project Planning
7 11 (5.50%) Service Management
7 11 (5.50%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (5.00%) Security Patching
9 7 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.00%) Information Security
11 4 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.50%) SQL
2 15 (7.50%) Perl
3 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.00%) Python
4 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (28.50%) CCNA
3 34 (17.00%) CCNP
4 26 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (13.00%) Security Cleared
5 24 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (11.00%) Degree
7 15 (7.50%) CEH
7 15 (7.50%) CISSP
8 13 (6.50%) MCSE
8 13 (6.50%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (5.50%) MCSA
10 9 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.50%) CCIE
12 5 (2.50%) GIAC
13 4 (2.00%) MCITP
13 4 (2.00%) CCDA
13 4 (2.00%) CCDP
14 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 49 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (18.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (17.00%) Hyper-V
4 23 (11.50%) VMware ESX
5 17 (8.50%) vSphere
6 16 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.50%) XenApp
8 3 (1.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Snort
9 1 (0.50%) XenServer
9 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.50%) WSUS
3 9 (4.50%) Nmap
4 3 (1.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.00%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 115 (57.50%) Cisco
2 68 (34.00%) VMware
3 59 (29.50%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.00%) Juniper
5 33 (16.50%) CheckPoint
6 32 (16.00%) F5
7 27 (13.50%) HP
8 19 (9.50%) Citrix
9 15 (7.50%) Oracle
10 14 (7.00%) McAfee
11 13 (6.50%) Symantec
11 13 (6.50%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.50%) Dell
12 11 (5.50%) Blue Coat
13 10 (5.00%) ProCurve
14 8 (4.00%) Mitel
14 8 (4.00%) Aruba
15 5 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 5 (2.50%) BT
15 5 (2.50%) Huawei
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