The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 81 54 91
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 92 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.34% 4.01% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 12.94% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 37
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 711 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.87% 30.98% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 406 538 419
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (86.99%) WAN
2 62 (50.41%) Cisco
3 57 (46.34%) Firewall
4 56 (45.53%) Windows
5 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
6 42 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (34.15%) Telecoms
7 37 (30.08%) Finance
7 37 (30.08%) TCP/IP
7 37 (30.08%) DNS
8 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (26.83%) CCNA
9 33 (26.83%) Juniper
10 30 (24.39%) OSPF
10 30 (24.39%) BGP
11 29 (23.58%) F5
11 29 (23.58%) Network Design
12 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (22.76%) CheckPoint
12 28 (22.76%) VoIP
13 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
13 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
14 25 (20.33%) Internet
15 24 (19.51%) LDAP
15 24 (19.51%) SMTP
15 24 (19.51%) SSL
15 24 (19.51%) HTTP
16 23 (18.70%) VPN
16 23 (18.70%) Network Management
17 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (16.26%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.88%) IIS
6 5 (4.07%) Lync
7 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.25%) GroupWise
7 4 (3.25%) Apache
7 4 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
1 3 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (86.99%) WAN
2 57 (46.34%) Firewall
3 37 (30.08%) TCP/IP
3 37 (30.08%) DNS
4 30 (24.39%) OSPF
4 30 (24.39%) BGP
5 28 (22.76%) VoIP
6 25 (20.33%) Internet
7 24 (19.51%) LDAP
7 24 (19.51%) SMTP
7 24 (19.51%) SSL
7 24 (19.51%) HTTP
8 23 (18.70%) VPN
9 21 (17.07%) EIGRP
9 21 (17.07%) IGRP
10 20 (16.26%) TACACS
11 18 (14.63%) Network Security
11 18 (14.63%) PBX
12 16 (13.01%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (12.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.69%) IDOL
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 37 (30.08%) Finance
3 16 (13.01%) Marketing
4 8 (6.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.25%) Billing
6 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 3 (2.44%) French Language
6 3 (2.44%) German Language
6 3 (2.44%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Firewall Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Portfolio Manager
4 12 (9.76%) Product Manager
5 10 (8.13%) Technical Support
5 10 (8.13%) Cloud Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Network Support
7 7 (5.69%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.07%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) SOAP
2 8 (6.50%) .NET
3 4 (3.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Mainframe
1 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
1 10 (8.13%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.69%) PKI
3 5 (4.07%) Statistics
4 4 (3.25%) iPhone
4 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.38%) Linux
6 14 (11.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.69%) UNIX
7 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.25%) Android
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.58%) Network Design
2 23 (18.70%) Network Management
3 21 (17.07%) Load Balancing
4 20 (16.26%) Capacity Management
5 12 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (9.76%) Product Management
6 11 (8.94%) Project Management
7 8 (6.50%) Performance Testing
8 7 (5.69%) ITIL
9 6 (4.88%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.07%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.25%) Software Distribution
11 4 (3.25%) Market Research
11 4 (3.25%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.25%) Security Management
11 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.44%) Data Security
12 3 (2.44%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.44%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (26.83%) CCNA
3 20 (16.26%) CCNP
4 11 (8.94%) CCIE
4 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.32%) MCP
6 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.69%) Degree
8 5 (4.07%) MCSE
8 5 (4.07%) MCITP
9 4 (3.25%) MCTS
9 4 (3.25%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB
10 1 (0.81%) SSCP
10 1 (0.81%) MBA
10 1 (0.81%) GCIA
10 1 (0.81%) GCIH
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 5 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) vCloud
3 2 (1.63%) XenApp
3 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (16.26%) HP NNM
2 7 (5.69%) Netcool
2 7 (5.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.07%) WSUS
4 2 (1.63%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) SCOM
4 2 (1.63%) Cacti
4 2 (1.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.63%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (50.41%) Cisco
2 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 33 (26.83%) Juniper
4 29 (23.58%) F5
5 28 (22.76%) CheckPoint
6 21 (17.07%) HP
7 7 (5.69%) EMC
7 7 (5.69%) VMware
7 7 (5.69%) Meridio
8 6 (4.88%) Fujitsu
9 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.07%) Mitel
9 5 (4.07%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.25%) Aruba
10 4 (3.25%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.25%) Sage
10 4 (3.25%) Avaya
10 4 (3.25%) SOTI
11 3 (2.44%) Citrix
11 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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