The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 77 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.87% 3.49% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 12.13% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 68
Median salary £41,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,500 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.53% +11.73%

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
423 635 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.39% 28.79% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 271 472 419
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 75 (78.13%) WAN
2 50 (52.08%) Windows
3 38 (39.58%) VMware
4 34 (35.42%) Cisco
5 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
7 29 (30.21%) Hyper-V
8 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 27 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (28.13%) Firewall
10 22 (22.92%) Network Design
10 22 (22.92%) Windows Server
11 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
11 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (21.88%) ITIL
12 19 (19.79%) MS Exchange
13 16 (16.67%) VPN
13 16 (16.67%) Ethernet
13 16 (16.67%) Product Management
13 16 (16.67%) VLAN
14 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
14 15 (15.63%) Finance
14 15 (15.63%) MPLS
14 15 (15.63%) Office 365
15 14 (14.58%) NetApp
15 14 (14.58%) CCNP
15 14 (14.58%) CCNA
15 14 (14.58%) Marketing

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.79%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.21%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Office 365
2 8 (8.33%) SaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.17%) IaaS
4 4 (4.17%) PaaS
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (78.13%) WAN
2 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 27 (28.13%) Firewall
4 16 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 16 (16.67%) VLAN
4 16 (16.67%) VPN
5 15 (15.63%) MPLS
6 12 (12.50%) Broadband
6 12 (12.50%) DOCSIS
6 12 (12.50%) DSLAM
6 12 (12.50%) PSTN
6 12 (12.50%) VoIP
6 12 (12.50%) xDSL
7 11 (11.46%) DNS
8 10 (10.42%) Skype
9 8 (8.33%) NAS
9 8 (8.33%) SAN
10 7 (7.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (7.29%) Wireless
10 7 (7.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.04%) DB2
2 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
1 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.58%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.17%) French Language
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) German Language
5 3 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (3.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 11 (11.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Product Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.25%) IT Support
9 6 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) IVR
4 2 (2.08%) Replication
4 2 (2.08%) Social Network
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.08%) Windows
2 22 (22.92%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.29%) Linux
6 4 (4.17%) Unix
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.08%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Network Design
2 21 (21.88%) ITIL
3 16 (16.67%) Product Management
4 13 (13.54%) Presales
5 12 (12.50%) Service Management
6 10 (10.42%) Data Protection
7 7 (7.29%) High Availability
8 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.21%) Migration
10 4 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.17%) CRM
10 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.17%) Transition Management
10 4 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) Python
3 5 (5.21%) Tcl
4 2 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (14.58%) CCNA
3 14 (14.58%) CCNP
4 8 (8.33%) MCITP
4 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.29%) MCSE
6 6 (6.25%) CCIE
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) MCP
7 5 (5.21%) JNCIE
7 5 (5.21%) JNCIP
8 4 (4.17%) A+ Certification
8 4 (4.17%) CEH
8 4 (4.17%) CISSP
8 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.08%) MCSA
10 1 (1.04%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.04%) MCTS
10 1 (1.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
3 29 (30.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.08%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.17%) Nmap
2 2 (2.08%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) VMware
2 34 (35.42%) Cisco
3 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.58%) NetApp
5 13 (13.54%) Juniper
6 9 (9.38%) Avaya
7 6 (6.25%) Mitel
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.17%) BMC
9 4 (4.17%) NEC
9 4 (4.17%) PlateSpin
9 4 (4.17%) Symantec
9 4 (4.17%) Veeam
10 3 (3.13%) CenturyLink
10 3 (3.13%) Epicor
10 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.08%) Citrix
11 2 (2.08%) Novell
11 2 (2.08%) SAP
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