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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 76 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 96 69 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.84% 2.78% 5.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 9.08% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 110
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 £30,425 £22,100 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 117 (69.23%) WAN
2 97 (57.40%) Cisco
2 97 (57.40%) Firewall
3 77 (45.56%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (36.69%) Windows
5 59 (34.91%) TCP/IP
6 55 (32.54%) Telecoms
7 47 (27.81%) Microsoft
8 45 (26.63%) VMware
9 41 (24.26%) CCNP
10 37 (21.89%) CCNA
11 36 (21.30%) MPLS
11 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
12 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (18.93%) DNS
12 32 (18.93%) VoIP
13 31 (18.34%) ITIL
14 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
14 30 (17.75%) Change Control
15 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
16 27 (15.98%) Active Directory
16 27 (15.98%) Juniper
17 26 (15.38%) SAN
18 25 (14.79%) VPN
19 24 (14.20%) DHCP
19 24 (14.20%) MS Exchange
19 24 (14.20%) Wireless
19 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
20 23 (13.61%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (14.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.24%) Lync
4 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.55%) IIS
6 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.83%) MS Office
3 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
2 3 (1.78%) PaaS
2 3 (1.78%) IaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (69.23%) WAN
2 97 (57.40%) Firewall
3 59 (34.91%) TCP/IP
4 36 (21.30%) MPLS
5 32 (18.93%) DNS
5 32 (18.93%) VoIP
6 26 (15.38%) SAN
7 25 (14.79%) VPN
8 24 (14.20%) DHCP
8 24 (14.20%) Wireless
9 23 (13.61%) Network Security
10 20 (11.83%) Ethernet
11 15 (8.88%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (7.69%) OSPF
12 13 (7.69%) BGP
13 12 (7.10%) SSL
14 11 (6.51%) DOCSIS
14 11 (6.51%) DSLAM
14 11 (6.51%) PSTN
14 11 (6.51%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) WinRunner
1 3 (1.78%) TestDirector
1 3 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.78%) Bugzilla
1 3 (1.78%) JIRA
1 3 (1.78%) Selenium
1 3 (1.78%) MSTest
2 2 (1.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 55 (32.54%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.88%) Finance
3 11 (6.51%) Banking
4 7 (4.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) German Language
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Military
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (21.30%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.02%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.28%) Analyst
5 12 (7.10%) Architect
6 11 (6.51%) Product Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) NOC Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Designer
9 7 (4.14%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.14%) Consultant
9 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.55%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Information Security Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.96%) Statistics
3 5 (2.96%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.37%) Open Source
5 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.69%) Windows
2 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.06%) Linux
5 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.10%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.51%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.34%) ITIL
2 30 (17.75%) Change Control
3 20 (11.83%) Migration
4 18 (10.65%) Network Design
5 15 (8.88%) Project Management
6 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.51%) Project Planning
7 11 (6.51%) Product Management
7 11 (6.51%) Service Management
8 10 (5.92%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.92%) Information Security
9 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.73%) Line Management
10 7 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.55%) Database Security
12 5 (2.96%) Network Architecture
12 5 (2.96%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.69%) SQL
2 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.37%) C
3 4 (2.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 77 (45.56%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (24.26%) CCNP
3 37 (21.89%) CCNA
4 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
5 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.92%) JNCIS
8 9 (5.33%) CISSP
8 9 (5.33%) CEH
8 9 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.73%) CCDA
9 8 (4.73%) CCDP
9 8 (4.73%) MCSE
9 8 (4.73%) CCIE
10 7 (4.14%) Degree
10 7 (4.14%) GIAC
11 6 (3.55%) MCSA
12 4 (2.37%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (15.98%) Active Directory
3 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.65%) XenApp
5 14 (8.28%) vSphere
6 11 (6.51%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.18%) XenServer
8 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Backup Exec
1 11 (6.51%) WSUS
2 3 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.18%) Nmap
4 1 (0.59%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.59%) OPNET
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (57.40%) Cisco
2 47 (27.81%) Microsoft
3 45 (26.63%) VMware
4 27 (15.98%) Juniper
5 23 (13.61%) HP
6 20 (11.83%) Citrix
7 19 (11.24%) F5
8 16 (9.47%) CheckPoint
9 14 (8.28%) Symantec
10 13 (7.69%) Aruba
11 11 (6.51%) Dell
12 10 (5.92%) McAfee
12 10 (5.92%) Blue Coat
12 10 (5.92%) Fortinet
13 9 (5.33%) ProCurve
13 9 (5.33%) Mitel
14 8 (4.73%) Oracle
15 5 (2.96%) Nokia
15 5 (2.96%) Ericsson
15 5 (2.96%) Huawei
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