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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 114 57 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.14% 2.38% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.94% 7.43% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 97 51 80
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
602 767 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.15% 32.04% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 392 412 535
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Reading

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 174 (80.56%) WAN
2 135 (62.50%) Cisco
3 133 (61.57%) Firewall
4 95 (43.98%) TCP/IP
5 94 (43.52%) Windows
6 93 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (37.04%) VMware
8 59 (27.31%) CCNA
9 58 (26.85%) Microsoft
10 53 (24.54%) DNS
11 51 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (22.69%) Telecoms
13 48 (22.22%) MPLS
13 48 (22.22%) VPN
14 47 (21.76%) Juniper
15 42 (19.44%) ITIL
15 42 (19.44%) MS Excel
16 41 (18.98%) Linux
16 41 (18.98%) Hyper-V
17 40 (18.52%) BGP
18 38 (17.59%) OSPF
18 38 (17.59%) CCNP
18 38 (17.59%) Active Directory
19 37 (17.13%) VoIP
20 36 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 35 (16.20%) SQL
21 35 (16.20%) F5
22 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (15.28%) MS Exchange
23 32 (14.81%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.80%) IIS
4 17 (7.87%) Lync
5 9 (4.17%) Apache
5 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.31%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 42 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.26%) MS Office
3 6 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) SaaS
2 3 (1.39%) IaaS
3 2 (0.93%) PaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 174 (80.56%) WAN
2 133 (61.57%) Firewall
3 95 (43.98%) TCP/IP
4 53 (24.54%) DNS
5 48 (22.22%) MPLS
5 48 (22.22%) VPN
6 40 (18.52%) BGP
7 38 (17.59%) OSPF
8 37 (17.13%) VoIP
9 28 (12.96%) DHCP
10 27 (12.50%) Wireless
11 24 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (10.19%) VLAN
12 22 (10.19%) VPLS
13 21 (9.72%) Network Security
13 21 (9.72%) IPv4
13 21 (9.72%) IPv6
13 21 (9.72%) SAN
14 20 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.02%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
General
1 49 (22.69%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.33%) Finance
3 10 (4.63%) German Language
4 9 (4.17%) Banking
5 7 (3.24%) Marketing
6 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.85%) French Language
8 3 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.43%) Support Engineer
3 25 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (8.80%) Administrator
6 18 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.87%) Architect
8 14 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.56%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.24%) Systems Support
14 7 (3.24%) Product Manager
14 7 (3.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 6 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
15 6 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.94%) Web Services
2 14 (6.48%) CSS
3 3 (1.39%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.93%) SOAP
4 2 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.78%) Statistics
7 3 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 94 (43.52%) Windows
2 41 (18.98%) Linux
3 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (10.65%) UNIX
6 13 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.31%) CentOS
8 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.44%) ITIL
2 25 (11.57%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.11%) Change Control
4 20 (9.26%) Network Design
5 19 (8.80%) Network Management
6 18 (8.33%) Migration
7 16 (7.41%) Project Management
8 11 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.70%) Product Management
12 7 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.24%) Service Management
12 7 (3.24%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.78%) Security Patching
13 6 (2.78%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.78%) Project Planning
13 6 (2.78%) Data Analysis
14 5 (2.31%) Workflow
14 5 (2.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.20%) SQL
2 24 (11.11%) Perl
3 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.70%) Python
5 5 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (27.31%) CCNA
3 38 (17.59%) CCNP
4 30 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (12.04%) SC Cleared
5 26 (12.04%) Security Cleared
6 24 (11.11%) Degree
7 16 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (6.94%) CCIE
9 14 (6.48%) MCSE
9 14 (6.48%) CISSP
9 14 (6.48%) CEH
10 11 (5.09%) MCSA
11 6 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.78%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.31%) MCITP
12 5 (2.31%) CCDP
12 5 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.31%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 51 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (18.98%) Hyper-V
3 38 (17.59%) Active Directory
4 27 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 22 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (9.72%) vSphere
7 14 (6.48%) XenApp
8 5 (2.31%) iptables
9 3 (1.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.46%) Snort
10 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (5.09%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.17%) Nmap
3 6 (2.78%) WSUS
4 5 (2.31%) Puppet
4 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.85%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.93%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.46%) Nagios
8 1 (0.46%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.46%) SCCM
8 1 (0.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 135 (62.50%) Cisco
2 80 (37.04%) VMware
3 58 (26.85%) Microsoft
4 47 (21.76%) Juniper
5 36 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 35 (16.20%) F5
7 28 (12.96%) Citrix
8 27 (12.50%) HP
9 15 (6.94%) Oracle
10 14 (6.48%) McAfee
11 13 (6.02%) Fortinet
12 12 (5.56%) Dell
13 11 (5.09%) ProCurve
13 11 (5.09%) Blue Coat
14 8 (3.70%) Mitel
14 8 (3.70%) Aruba
15 7 (3.24%) Websense
15 7 (3.24%) Symantec
16 6 (2.78%) Altiris
17 5 (2.31%) EMC
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