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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 53 79 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 3.51% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 11.70% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 55
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
747 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.07% 30.03% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 424 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (87.39%) WAN
2 64 (53.78%) Cisco
3 52 (43.70%) Firewall
4 51 (42.86%) Windows
5 45 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (36.97%) Telecoms
7 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
7 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
8 34 (28.57%) CCNA
8 34 (28.57%) Finance
9 33 (27.73%) DNS
10 32 (26.89%) Juniper
11 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
13 28 (23.53%) VoIP
13 28 (23.53%) F5
13 28 (23.53%) Network Design
14 25 (21.01%) VPN
14 25 (21.01%) OSPF
14 25 (21.01%) BGP
15 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (19.33%) CCNP
15 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
16 22 (18.49%) Internet
16 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (17.65%) LDAP
17 21 (17.65%) SSL
17 21 (17.65%) HTTP
17 21 (17.65%) SMTP
18 20 (16.81%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.20%) Lync
5 5 (4.20%) IIS
6 4 (3.36%) GroupWise
6 4 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (3.36%) Apache
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) PaaS
2 2 (1.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (87.39%) WAN
2 52 (43.70%) Firewall
3 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
4 33 (27.73%) DNS
5 28 (23.53%) VoIP
6 25 (21.01%) VPN
6 25 (21.01%) OSPF
6 25 (21.01%) BGP
7 22 (18.49%) Internet
8 21 (17.65%) LDAP
8 21 (17.65%) SSL
8 21 (17.65%) HTTP
8 21 (17.65%) SMTP
9 20 (16.81%) Network Security
10 17 (14.29%) PBX
10 17 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 17 (14.29%) IGRP
10 17 (14.29%) TACACS
11 15 (12.61%) Wireless
11 15 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.04%) IDOL
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (36.97%) Telecoms
2 34 (28.57%) Finance
3 16 (13.45%) Marketing
4 8 (6.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.36%) Billing
6 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 3 (2.52%) French Language
6 3 (2.52%) German Language
6 3 (2.52%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (40.34%) Network Engineer
2 13 (10.92%) Consultant
3 12 (10.08%) Product Manager
3 12 (10.08%) Portfolio Manager
3 12 (10.08%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Analyst
4 11 (9.24%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Technical Support
5 10 (8.40%) Cloud Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Network Support
7 8 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
1 10 (8.40%) Mainframe
1 10 (8.40%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.04%) PKI
3 5 (4.20%) Statistics
4 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.36%) iPhone
5 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.86%) Windows
2 30 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.45%) Linux
6 14 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.56%) UNIX
8 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.36%) Android
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Network Design
2 19 (15.97%) Network Management
3 18 (15.13%) Load Balancing
4 17 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 12 (10.08%) Product Management
5 12 (10.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (8.40%) Project Management
7 8 (6.72%) ITIL
8 7 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.04%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.36%) Security Management
11 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.36%) Market Research
11 4 (3.36%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.36%) Software Distribution
12 3 (2.52%) Cyber Security
12 3 (2.52%) Analytics
12 3 (2.52%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.57%) CCNA
3 23 (19.33%) CCNP
4 12 (10.08%) CCIE
5 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.88%) Degree
7 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.20%) MCITP
8 5 (4.20%) MCSE
8 5 (4.20%) MCP
9 3 (2.52%) GCIA
9 3 (2.52%) GCIH
9 3 (2.52%) CCIP
9 3 (2.52%) CCDA
9 3 (2.52%) SSCP
10 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.68%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.20%) QA
3 5 (4.20%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) vCloud
3 2 (1.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) HP NNM
1 17 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (5.04%) Netcool
2 6 (5.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.20%) WSUS
4 2 (1.68%) Nagios
4 2 (1.68%) Cacti
4 2 (1.68%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 64 (53.78%) Cisco
2 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
3 32 (26.89%) Juniper
4 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
5 28 (23.53%) F5
6 20 (16.81%) HP
7 7 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.88%) Aruba
7 7 (5.88%) VMware
8 6 (5.04%) EMC
8 6 (5.04%) Meridio
8 6 (5.04%) Fujitsu
9 5 (4.20%) Mitel
9 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.36%) Sage
10 4 (3.36%) Avaya
10 4 (3.36%) SOTI
10 4 (3.36%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.52%) Huawei
11 3 (2.52%) Riverbed
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