Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 107 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -24 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 55 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.72% 2.26% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.48% 8.50% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 121
Reading median annual salary £48,750 £31,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.76% -28.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £31,275 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £69,900 £54,250 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +5.42%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 422 647 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.14% 26.56% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 349 461 793
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +5.32%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 35 (87.50%) WAN
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) DNS
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco
4 16 (40.00%) ITIL
5 15 (37.50%) DHCP
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.00%) Wireless
6 14 (35.00%) VMware
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Citrix
10 10 (25.00%) CCNA
10 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) CCNP
11 9 (22.50%) SAN
11 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 9 (22.50%) Network Security
11 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
11 9 (22.50%) Puppet
11 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (22.50%) Ansible
11 9 (22.50%) Coaching

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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
2 8 (20.00%) Office 365
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (17.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) WAN
2 18 (45.00%) DNS
3 15 (37.50%) DHCP
4 14 (35.00%) Wireless
5 12 (30.00%) Firewall
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) Network Security
6 9 (22.50%) SAN
7 8 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (17.50%) FCoE
8 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
8 7 (17.50%) NAS
8 7 (17.50%) VLAN
8 7 (17.50%) WLAN
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
10 5 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (7.50%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.50%) Replication
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.50%) Handset
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Unix
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Kali Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Coaching
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (17.50%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.50%) Task Automation
4 7 (17.50%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (15.00%) Server Management
6 5 (12.50%) Presales
6 5 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (17.50%) Java
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
1 7 (17.50%) Python
1 7 (17.50%) Ruby
1 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 9 (22.50%) CCNP
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (10.00%) CCSA
6 3 (7.50%) CCSE
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCIP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
8 1 (2.50%) MCSA
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.50%) Samba
3 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) Firmware
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Ansible
1 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Terraform
2 7 (17.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) Nessus
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) Nmap
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.50%) Centrify
7 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (15.00%) HP
8 5 (12.50%) Dell
8 5 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (10.00%) Juniper
10 3 (7.50%) Capita
10 3 (7.50%) Meraki
10 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (5.00%) Aruba
11 2 (5.00%) Brocade
11 2 (5.00%) FireEye
11 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
11 2 (5.00%) Qualys
11 2 (5.00%) Veeam