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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 91 51 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.24% 2.07% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.08% 6.94% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 74 50 57
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
566 735 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.39% 29.88% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 406 421 488
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 170 (80.19%) WAN
2 138 (65.09%) Cisco
3 131 (61.79%) Firewall
4 92 (43.40%) TCP/IP
4 92 (43.40%) Windows
5 90 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (39.62%) VMware
7 57 (26.89%) CCNA
8 55 (25.94%) VPN
8 55 (25.94%) DNS
9 53 (25.00%) Juniper
9 53 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 52 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
12 49 (23.11%) ITIL
13 48 (22.64%) MPLS
14 41 (19.34%) CheckPoint
15 40 (18.87%) Linux
15 40 (18.87%) Hyper-V
16 39 (18.40%) F5
16 39 (18.40%) CCNP
16 39 (18.40%) Active Directory
16 39 (18.40%) BGP
17 38 (17.92%) Data Centre
18 37 (17.45%) MS Excel
19 36 (16.98%) VoIP
19 36 (16.98%) OSPF
20 35 (16.51%) SQL
21 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
22 30 (14.15%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.91%) IIS
3 19 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.72%) Lync
5 9 (4.25%) Apache
6 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.36%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.47%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 37 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.72%) SaaS
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Nimbula
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (80.19%) WAN
2 131 (61.79%) Firewall
3 92 (43.40%) TCP/IP
4 55 (25.94%) VPN
4 55 (25.94%) DNS
5 48 (22.64%) MPLS
6 39 (18.40%) BGP
7 36 (16.98%) OSPF
7 36 (16.98%) VoIP
8 30 (14.15%) Wireless
9 28 (13.21%) DHCP
10 26 (12.26%) VLAN
11 25 (11.79%) VPLS
12 24 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (10.85%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (10.85%) Network Security
14 21 (9.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 21 (9.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 21 (9.91%) TACACS
15 20 (9.43%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) MySQL
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 53 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.02%) Finance
3 10 (4.72%) German Language
4 8 (3.77%) Banking
5 7 (3.30%) Marketing
6 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.89%) Advertising
7 4 (1.89%) French Language
8 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (28.77%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (8.96%) Administrator
5 19 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (7.55%) Architect
6 16 (7.55%) Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.66%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.72%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.25%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.25%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) Systems Support
14 6 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (2.83%) Consultant
14 6 (2.83%) Windows Administrator
14 6 (2.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.02%) CSS
1 17 (8.02%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.94%) XMPP
3 2 (0.94%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) WAP
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.83%) Statistics
5 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.36%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 92 (43.40%) Windows
2 40 (18.87%) Linux
3 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (10.85%) UNIX
6 21 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.36%) CentOS
8 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.11%) ITIL
2 29 (13.68%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.38%) Network Management
4 18 (8.49%) Network Design
5 17 (8.02%) Change Control
6 16 (7.55%) Project Management
7 11 (5.19%) Migration
8 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.30%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.30%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.30%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.83%) Workflow
11 6 (2.83%) Product Management
11 6 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.36%) Service Management
12 5 (2.36%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.51%) SQL
2 27 (12.74%) Perl
3 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.77%) Python
5 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (26.89%) CCNA
3 39 (18.40%) CCNP
4 30 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (13.68%) Degree
6 26 (12.26%) Security Cleared
7 25 (11.79%) SC Cleared
8 19 (8.96%) Check Point Certification
9 16 (7.55%) MCSE
10 15 (7.08%) CCIE
11 13 (6.13%) CISSP
11 13 (6.13%) CEH
12 9 (4.25%) MCSA
13 7 (3.30%) MCITP
14 6 (2.83%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.83%) Security+ Certification
14 6 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (2.83%) A+ Certification
15 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (18.87%) Hyper-V
3 39 (18.40%) Active Directory
4 27 (12.74%) VMware ESX
5 22 (10.38%) vSphere
5 22 (10.38%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (7.08%) XenApp
7 5 (2.36%) iptables
8 3 (1.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.47%) Snort
9 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.25%) Nmap
3 5 (2.36%) WSUS
3 5 (2.36%) Puppet
3 5 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.89%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.94%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 138 (65.09%) Cisco
2 84 (39.62%) VMware
3 53 (25.00%) Juniper
4 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
5 41 (19.34%) CheckPoint
6 39 (18.40%) F5
7 30 (14.15%) HP
7 30 (14.15%) Citrix
8 15 (7.08%) Oracle
8 15 (7.08%) McAfee
9 14 (6.60%) Fortinet
10 13 (6.13%) ProCurve
11 12 (5.66%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.25%) Mitel
12 9 (4.25%) Dell
12 9 (4.25%) Aruba
13 7 (3.30%) Altiris
13 7 (3.30%) Websense
14 5 (2.36%) Symantec
14 5 (2.36%) EMC
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