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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 90 81 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.52% 3.26% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 10.34% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 68
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (71.94%) WAN
1 100 (71.94%) Cisco
2 69 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (47.48%) Firewall
4 55 (39.57%) Windows
5 49 (35.25%) CCNP
6 47 (33.81%) Telecoms
7 42 (30.22%) TCP/IP
8 34 (24.46%) VMware
9 33 (23.74%) ITIL
10 28 (20.14%) Juniper
11 27 (19.42%) Citrix
12 25 (17.99%) VPN
12 25 (17.99%) CCNA
12 25 (17.99%) Wireless
12 25 (17.99%) XenApp
13 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
13 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
13 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
14 23 (16.55%) Network Design
14 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (14.39%) SAN
16 20 (14.39%) MPLS
16 20 (14.39%) Network Security
16 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
16 20 (14.39%) Aruba
16 20 (14.39%) F5
17 19 (13.67%) HP
18 18 (12.95%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.16%) Lync
3 3 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (71.94%) WAN
2 66 (47.48%) Firewall
3 42 (30.22%) TCP/IP
4 25 (17.99%) VPN
4 25 (17.99%) Wireless
5 22 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (14.39%) Network Security
6 20 (14.39%) SAN
6 20 (14.39%) MPLS
7 17 (12.23%) DNS
8 16 (11.51%) ISDN
9 15 (10.79%) VoIP
9 15 (10.79%) Ethernet
10 13 (9.35%) ATM
10 13 (9.35%) VRRP
10 13 (9.35%) HSRP
11 12 (8.63%) GLBP
11 12 (8.63%) DSL
12 11 (7.91%) WLAN
12 11 (7.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.16%) IDOL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.16%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.16%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.16%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Selenium
2 3 (2.16%) MSTest
3 2 (1.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 47 (33.81%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
3 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.16%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (29.50%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.71%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.51%) Network Designer
3 16 (11.51%) Designer
4 15 (10.79%) Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Security Designer
8 9 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) IT Support
10 7 (5.04%) Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) XMPP
2 2 (1.44%) SOAP
2 2 (1.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.88%) Open Source
4 3 (2.16%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.57%) Windows
2 16 (11.51%) Linux
3 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.32%) UNIX
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) Solaris
6 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) ITIL
2 23 (16.55%) Network Design
3 15 (10.79%) Line Management
4 12 (8.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (8.63%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.04%) Project Management
6 6 (4.32%) Information Security
7 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.60%) Change Control
8 4 (2.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.88%) Change Management
9 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.16%) Security Management
9 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.16%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (2.16%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (2.16%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (2.16%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.16%) C
1 3 (2.16%) Java
1 3 (2.16%) PHP
1 3 (2.16%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (35.25%) CCNP
3 25 (17.99%) CCNA
4 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
5 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
6 18 (12.95%) JNCIS
7 16 (11.51%) CCDA
8 13 (9.35%) CCDP
8 13 (9.35%) CCIE
9 8 (5.76%) CCIP
10 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.88%) MCSE
12 4 (2.88%) BC Cleared
12 4 (2.88%) MCITP
13 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
13 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (2.16%) HND
13 3 (2.16%) ISEB
13 3 (2.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) XenApp
2 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.51%) vSphere
5 14 (10.07%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.44%) Snort
8 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Netcool
1 3 (2.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.44%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.44%) WSUS
3 1 (0.72%) OPNET
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 100 (71.94%) Cisco
2 34 (24.46%) VMware
3 28 (20.14%) Juniper
4 27 (19.42%) Citrix
5 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
5 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
6 20 (14.39%) Aruba
6 20 (14.39%) F5
7 19 (13.67%) HP
8 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.32%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.60%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.60%) IBM
10 5 (3.60%) McAfee
11 4 (2.88%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.16%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.16%) Mitel
12 3 (2.16%) Meridio
12 3 (2.16%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.16%) Symantec
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