The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 71 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -19  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 65 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.31% 3.64% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 13.29% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 96
Median salary £40,000 £42,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.60% +5.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,550 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 489 612
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.37% 27.39% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 276 372 372
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Reading

LAN
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Reading.

Salary trend for LAN in Reading

LAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 47 (75.81%) WAN
2 36 (58.06%) Windows
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
4 19 (30.65%) Firewall
5 18 (29.03%) Cisco
6 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.81%) VoIP
7 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
8 14 (22.58%) DHCP
8 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
9 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (20.97%) DNS
10 12 (19.35%) Linux
11 11 (17.74%) ITIL
11 11 (17.74%) VPN
11 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.74%) CCNA
11 11 (17.74%) Finance
11 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
12 10 (16.13%) VMware
12 10 (16.13%) WLAN
13 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
13 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (14.52%) Degree
14 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
14 8 (12.90%) Wireless
14 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (11.29%) SQL
15 7 (11.29%) MCP

LAN
Co-occurring 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 6 (9.68%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) IaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (75.81%) WAN
2 19 (30.65%) Firewall
3 16 (25.81%) VoIP
4 14 (22.58%) DHCP
5 13 (20.97%) DNS
5 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
6 11 (17.74%) VPN
7 10 (16.13%) WLAN
8 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 5 (8.06%) PBX
10 4 (6.45%) VLAN
10 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.84%) Internet
11 3 (4.84%) MPLS
11 3 (4.84%) OSPF
11 3 (4.84%) SAN
11 3 (4.84%) Skype
11 3 (4.84%) SNMP
12 2 (3.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) IT Support
3 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) IT Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) IT Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
9 4 (6.45%) Junior DevOps
9 4 (6.45%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
2 3 (4.84%) REST
3 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.23%) e-Health
3 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Android
6 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.06%) CentOS
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Unix
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Debian
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Case Management
2 7 (11.29%) DevOps
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Presales
3 5 (8.06%) Workflow
4 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Logistics
5 3 (4.84%) Network Design
5 3 (4.84%) Network Management
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.23%) Information Security
6 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.23%) Security Operations
6 2 (3.23%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Python
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.74%) CCNA
3 9 (14.52%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) MCP
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.45%) CCNP
7 3 (4.84%) MCSA
8 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.61%) CCIE
9 1 (1.61%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.61%) vCloud
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) cPanel
3 1 (1.61%) Plesk
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Remedy
5 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) Avaya
6 5 (8.06%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Mitel
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) Aruba
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) BMC
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
9 2 (3.23%) NEC
9 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.23%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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