Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 87 59
Rank change year-on-year -25 -28 +32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 45 115 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.88% 3.30% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.27% 10.74% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 96 160
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -23.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.59% -6.19%

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 544 1071 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.78% 30.73% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 404 708 882
Reading median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 39 (86.67%) WAN
2 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Degree
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.89%) VMware
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
5 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.67%) WLAN
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 11 (24.44%) Presales
6 11 (24.44%) Linux
6 11 (24.44%) SQL
7 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
8 8 (17.78%) SAN
8 8 (17.78%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) Wireless
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) IIS
9 7 (15.56%) VoIP
9 7 (15.56%) DHCP
9 7 (15.56%) Apache
9 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.56%) DevOps
10 6 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (13.33%) SDLC
10 6 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree

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 7 (15.56%) Apache
1 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) Confluence
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) Route 53
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) WAN
2 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) WLAN
3 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.78%) SAN
4 8 (17.78%) Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 7 (15.56%) VoIP
6 6 (13.33%) RFID
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
6 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.11%) DNS
7 5 (11.11%) MPLS
7 5 (11.11%) VLAN
8 4 (8.89%) Skype
9 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.67%) OSPF
9 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
1 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Junior
2 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Junior Security Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Software Integration Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) PMI
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Android
5 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
6 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) Kali Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Presales
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Time Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Perl
2 4 (8.89%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.89%) CCNP
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
1 3 (6.67%) Nessus
1 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.67%) Nmap
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) cPanel
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Grafana
3 1 (2.22%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
1 13 (28.89%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Juniper
2 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 4 (8.89%) Brocade
3 4 (8.89%) F5
3 4 (8.89%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Meraki
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
4 3 (6.67%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) CommVault
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
4 3 (6.67%) Veritas