Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 109 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 44 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.51% 1.92% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 8.03% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 92
Reading median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +16.88% -14.44%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

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 410 548 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.21% 23.96% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 329 408 692
Reading median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,350 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,925
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 27 (79.41%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
3 17 (50.00%) ITIL
4 16 (47.06%) DNS
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
5 13 (38.24%) DHCP
5 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
9 9 (26.47%) Network Security
9 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (23.53%) Amazon S3
10 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (23.53%) Puppet
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (23.53%) Ansible
10 8 (23.53%) Coaching
10 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (23.53%) Degree
10 8 (23.53%) Wireless
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) SAN
10 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
11 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
11 7 (20.59%) Shell Script

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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon Glacier
2 7 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) WAN
2 16 (47.06%) DNS
3 13 (38.24%) DHCP
3 13 (38.24%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 8 (23.53%) SAN
6 8 (23.53%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) FCoE
7 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (20.59%) iSCSI
7 7 (20.59%) NAS
7 7 (20.59%) WLAN
8 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (8.82%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Unix
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) Kali Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Coaching
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (20.59%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.59%) Task Automation
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.82%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
5 3 (8.82%) Server Management
5 3 (8.82%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Software Licensing
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
1 7 (20.59%) Java
1 7 (20.59%) Perl
1 7 (20.59%) Python
1 7 (20.59%) Ruby
1 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) CCSA
5 3 (8.82%) CCSE
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Samba
4 6 (17.65%) Firmware
4 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Ansible
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Terraform
2 7 (20.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 4 (11.76%) SCCM
4 3 (8.82%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Nessus
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Nmap
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.59%) Centrify
5 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) Dell
6 4 (11.76%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Meraki
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
8 2 (5.88%) Sage
8 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Brocade
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel
9 1 (2.94%) Qualys
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam