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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 56 98
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 96 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.35% 4.34% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.13% 15.58% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51 79 50
Median salary £38,500 £43,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.49% -5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
539 616 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.08% 27.86% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 374 412 425
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 127 (92.70%) WAN
2 87 (63.50%) Cisco
3 71 (51.82%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (40.88%) TCP/IP
5 54 (39.42%) Windows
6 52 (37.96%) VoIP
7 42 (30.66%) Wireless
8 41 (29.93%) Firewall
9 40 (29.20%) Data Centre
10 36 (26.28%) Skype for Business
10 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
11 34 (24.82%) Avaya
12 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
13 31 (22.63%) VPN
14 29 (21.17%) SQL
15 28 (20.44%) CCNA
15 28 (20.44%) VMware
16 27 (19.71%) MPLS
17 26 (18.98%) Windows Server
18 25 (18.25%) Mitel
18 25 (18.25%) Network Design
19 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
19 24 (17.52%) PBX
20 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
20 23 (16.79%) CCIE
20 23 (16.79%) NEC
20 23 (16.79%) Presales
21 22 (16.06%) Juniper
22 21 (15.33%) Network Security
23 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification

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 36 (26.28%) Skype for Business
2 18 (13.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.65%) IIS
4 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.19%) Apache
5 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.46%) Confluence
6 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.14%) MS Office
3 14 (10.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Office 365
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) IaaS
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (92.70%) WAN
2 56 (40.88%) TCP/IP
3 52 (37.96%) VoIP
4 42 (30.66%) Wireless
5 41 (29.93%) Firewall
6 31 (22.63%) VPN
7 27 (19.71%) MPLS
8 24 (17.52%) PBX
9 21 (15.33%) Network Security
10 19 (13.87%) IP Telephony
11 16 (11.68%) Ethernet
12 13 (9.49%) CTI
12 13 (9.49%) DNS
13 12 (8.76%) BGP
13 12 (8.76%) Internet
13 12 (8.76%) OSPF
14 7 (5.11%) SAN
14 7 (5.11%) SDH
14 7 (5.11%) Skype
14 7 (5.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Big Data
2 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 18 (13.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.65%) Games
3 3 (2.19%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) French Language
3 3 (2.19%) German Language
3 3 (2.19%) Marketing
3 3 (2.19%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (2.19%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Technical Support
2 26 (18.98%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Network Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Cisco Consultant
4 19 (13.87%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 19 (13.87%) Consultant
4 19 (13.87%) Network Consultant
5 16 (11.68%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) Technical Support Engineer
7 12 (8.76%) Analyst
8 11 (8.03%) Cisco Presales Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) Presales Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) WAN Consultant
9 10 (7.30%) IT Support
10 8 (5.84%) Designer
10 8 (5.84%) Network Designer
11 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) Web Services
2 7 (5.11%) .NET
3 6 (4.38%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.73%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.20%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.68%) Replication
3 13 (9.49%) IVR
4 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.57%) Driving Licence
6 8 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.38%) PMI
9 4 (2.92%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.92%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (39.42%) Windows
2 26 (18.98%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.14%) Linux
4 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.57%) Unix
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.19%) Debian
8 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.46%) CentOS
9 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Network Design
2 23 (16.79%) Presales
3 14 (10.22%) ITIL
4 10 (7.30%) Product Management
5 8 (5.84%) CRM
5 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.11%) Project Management
6 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.38%) Change Control
7 6 (4.38%) Coaching
7 6 (4.38%) High Availability
7 6 (4.38%) Information Security
7 6 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.38%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.38%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.65%) Case Management
8 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 7 (5.11%) C#
3 6 (4.38%) C
3 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (51.82%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.44%) CCNA
3 23 (16.79%) CCIE
4 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (13.14%) CCNP
5 18 (13.14%) Degree
6 14 (10.22%) MCSE
7 8 (5.84%) CCDP
7 8 (5.84%) MCP
8 7 (5.11%) MCITP
9 6 (4.38%) JNCIE
9 6 (4.38%) JNCIP
9 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.38%) PMP
10 5 (3.65%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.92%) MCSA
12 3 (2.19%) CEH
12 3 (2.19%) CISSP
13 2 (1.46%) MCDST
13 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.95%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.92%) DFS Replication
4 4 (2.92%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Cacti
1 6 (4.38%) Nagios
1 6 (4.38%) SmokePing
2 4 (2.92%) Nmap
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (63.50%) Cisco
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.82%) Avaya
4 28 (20.44%) VMware
5 25 (18.25%) Mitel
6 23 (16.79%) NEC
7 22 (16.06%) Juniper
8 16 (11.68%) CheckPoint
9 9 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (5.84%) Aruba
11 7 (5.11%) EMC
12 6 (4.38%) Riverbed
12 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.38%) Stonesoft
13 5 (3.65%) Citrix
13 5 (3.65%) NetApp
14 4 (2.92%) Dell KACE
14 4 (2.92%) Remedy
15 3 (2.19%) Meraki
15 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
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