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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 71 69 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.38% 2.87% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 9.64% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 62 60
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
620 716 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.50% 29.78% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 518
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 12 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (75.31%) WAN
2 113 (69.75%) Cisco
3 85 (52.47%) Firewall
4 76 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (34.57%) VPN
5 56 (34.57%) Juniper
6 55 (33.95%) MPLS
7 53 (32.72%) TCP/IP
8 51 (31.48%) Telecoms
9 50 (30.86%) CCNP
10 46 (28.40%) Data Centre
10 46 (28.40%) Presales
11 43 (26.54%) VMware
11 43 (26.54%) Degree
12 40 (24.69%) Windows
13 34 (20.99%) DNS
13 34 (20.99%) BGP
14 31 (19.14%) Network Design
14 31 (19.14%) CCNA
14 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
14 31 (19.14%) ITIL
15 30 (18.52%) VoIP
15 30 (18.52%) OSPF
16 29 (17.90%) Internet
17 27 (16.67%) CheckPoint
17 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 27 (16.67%) Windows Server
18 25 (15.43%) Wireless
19 24 (14.81%) VLAN
20 23 (14.20%) VPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.94%) IIS
4 4 (2.47%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) SaaS
3 4 (2.47%) IaaS
3 4 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (75.31%) WAN
2 85 (52.47%) Firewall
3 56 (34.57%) VPN
4 55 (33.95%) MPLS
5 53 (32.72%) TCP/IP
6 34 (20.99%) BGP
6 34 (20.99%) DNS
7 30 (18.52%) OSPF
7 30 (18.52%) VoIP
8 29 (17.90%) Internet
9 25 (15.43%) Wireless
10 24 (14.81%) VLAN
11 23 (14.20%) VPLS
12 20 (12.35%) Network Security
13 16 (9.88%) WLAN
14 15 (9.26%) DHCP
15 14 (8.64%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (7.41%) IPv4
16 12 (7.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 51 (31.48%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.11%) Marketing
3 9 (5.56%) Advertising
4 7 (4.32%) Finance
5 6 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.09%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.85%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) French Language
7 3 (1.85%) German Language
7 3 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (30.25%) Network Engineer
2 34 (20.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Presales Manager
4 16 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (9.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Network Manager
7 11 (6.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) CSS
1 9 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.23%) WAP
4 1 (0.62%) COM
4 1 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) J2EE
4 1 (0.62%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.47%) PMI
4 2 (1.23%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.23%) Physics
5 1 (0.62%) BBC
5 1 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.62%) PACS
5 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.69%) Windows
2 27 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.26%) Linux
5 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.41%) Unix
6 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.17%) CentOS
8 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.40%) Presales
2 31 (19.14%) ITIL
2 31 (19.14%) Network Design
3 14 (8.64%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.02%) Network Management
5 11 (6.79%) ITIL V3
5 11 (6.79%) Migration
6 9 (5.56%) Change Control
6 9 (5.56%) CRM
6 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.32%) Capacity Management
8 7 (4.32%) Service Management
9 6 (3.70%) High Availability
9 6 (3.70%) ITSM
9 6 (3.70%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.09%) Project Management
10 5 (3.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) Perl
2 11 (6.79%) Python
3 9 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.32%) SQL
5 2 (1.23%) C
5 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) Java
6 1 (0.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 76 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (30.86%) CCNP
3 43 (26.54%) Degree
4 31 (19.14%) CCNA
5 20 (12.35%) Security Cleared
6 19 (11.73%) CCIE
6 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
7 13 (8.02%) JNCIP
7 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (6.17%) MCSE
10 9 (5.56%) CCVP
11 7 (4.32%) CCNP Voice
12 6 (3.70%) MCP
13 5 (3.09%) JNCIE
13 5 (3.09%) MCTS
14 4 (2.47%) CEH
14 4 (2.47%) CISSP
14 4 (2.47%) MCITP
14 4 (2.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) DICOM
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.94%) iptables
4 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.85%) vSphere
6 3 (1.85%) XenApp
7 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Puppet
2 8 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (3.09%) Nmap
5 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.23%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) Nessus
6 2 (1.23%) SCCM
6 2 (1.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 113 (69.75%) Cisco
2 56 (34.57%) Juniper
3 43 (26.54%) VMware
4 27 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (12.35%) F5
5 20 (12.35%) HP
6 13 (8.02%) Citrix
7 10 (6.17%) Avaya
7 10 (6.17%) Forcepoint
7 10 (6.17%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.32%) Nortel
9 6 (3.70%) Intel
9 6 (3.70%) Meraki
9 6 (3.70%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.09%) Huawei
11 4 (2.47%) EMC
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle
12 3 (1.85%) Aruba
12 3 (1.85%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago