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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 68 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 73 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 3.08% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 9.83% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 64 55
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £22,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 29 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 100 (70.42%) Cisco
2 95 (66.90%) WAN
3 69 (48.59%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (47.18%) Firewall
5 53 (37.32%) CCNP
5 53 (37.32%) Telecoms
6 52 (36.62%) Windows
7 44 (30.99%) TCP/IP
8 38 (26.76%) VMware
9 33 (23.24%) ITIL
10 28 (19.72%) Citrix
11 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
11 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
11 27 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (18.31%) Wireless
12 26 (18.31%) Juniper
13 25 (17.61%) XenApp
14 24 (16.90%) MPLS
15 22 (15.49%) VPN
15 22 (15.49%) Network Security
15 22 (15.49%) Network Design
16 21 (14.79%) SC Cleared
16 21 (14.79%) CheckPoint
17 20 (14.08%) SAN
17 20 (14.08%) CCNA
17 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
17 20 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (14.08%) Aruba
18 19 (13.38%) JNCIS
18 19 (13.38%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.23%) Lync
4 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (66.90%) WAN
2 67 (47.18%) Firewall
3 44 (30.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (18.31%) Wireless
5 24 (16.90%) MPLS
6 22 (15.49%) VPN
6 22 (15.49%) Network Security
7 20 (14.08%) SAN
7 20 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (13.38%) DNS
9 18 (12.68%) Ethernet
10 17 (11.97%) VoIP
11 16 (11.27%) ISDN
12 14 (9.86%) ATM
13 13 (9.15%) HSRP
13 13 (9.15%) VRRP
14 12 (8.45%) DSL
14 12 (8.45%) GLBP
15 11 (7.75%) WLAN
16 9 (6.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.11%) IDOL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.11%) MSTest
2 3 (2.11%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.11%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.11%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.11%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 53 (37.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.45%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Designer
4 16 (11.27%) Network Designer
5 14 (9.86%) Security Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) NOC Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) IT Support
9 9 (6.34%) Security Designer
10 8 (5.63%) Consultant
11 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Architect
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.52%) Cisco Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) XMPP
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.11%) Open Source
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) PKI
4 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.70%) EPoS
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.62%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) Linux
3 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.63%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.52%) Solaris
7 5 (3.52%) UNIX
8 2 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.24%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Network Design
3 13 (9.15%) Line Management
4 12 (8.45%) Project Management
4 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 12 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (7.04%) Change Control
6 8 (5.63%) Information Security
7 6 (4.23%) Migration
7 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.52%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.82%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.82%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (2.82%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (2.82%) Security Management
9 4 (2.82%) Database Security
9 4 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) C
1 4 (2.82%) Java
1 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.11%) PHP
3 1 (0.70%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (48.59%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (37.32%) CCNP
3 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
4 21 (14.79%) SC Cleared
5 20 (14.08%) CCNA
6 19 (13.38%) JNCIS
7 16 (11.27%) CCDA
8 13 (9.15%) CCDP
9 11 (7.75%) CCIE
10 8 (5.63%) CCIP
11 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (3.52%) BC Cleared
13 4 (2.82%) CEH
13 4 (2.82%) GIAC
13 4 (2.82%) MCSE
13 4 (2.82%) CISSP
14 3 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (2.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (17.61%) XenApp
3 18 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.27%) vSphere
5 14 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.41%) Snort
8 2 (1.41%) XenServer
8 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) WSUS
2 4 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.11%) Netcool
3 3 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.70%) OPNET
4 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 100 (70.42%) Cisco
2 38 (26.76%) VMware
3 28 (19.72%) Citrix
4 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
5 26 (18.31%) Juniper
6 21 (14.79%) CheckPoint
7 20 (14.08%) Aruba
8 18 (12.68%) HP
9 16 (11.27%) F5
10 8 (5.63%) Symantec
10 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.23%) IBM
12 5 (3.52%) McAfee
12 5 (3.52%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.52%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.82%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.82%) Dell
14 3 (2.11%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.11%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.11%) NetApp
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