Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 109 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 45 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.46% 1.84% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.37% 8.65% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 95
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88% -23.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £85,625 £72,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -8.60%

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 407 520 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.79% 21.23% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 317 370 687
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.74% -3.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,725 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 23 (76.67%) WAN
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) DNS
5 13 (43.33%) DHCP
6 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) Firewall
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) Firmware
10 8 (26.67%) Unix
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) Python
10 8 (26.67%) Degree
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (23.33%) FCoE
11 7 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (23.33%) Puppet
11 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (23.33%) NAS
11 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
11 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
11 7 (23.33%) Ruby

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 1 (3.33%) iPlanet
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon Glacier
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
2 7 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) WAN
2 15 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) DHCP
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (30.00%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) FCoE
6 7 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
6 7 (23.33%) NAS
6 7 (23.33%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) Wireless
8 5 (16.67%) WLAN
9 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (10.00%) MPLS
9 3 (10.00%) Network Security
9 3 (10.00%) OSPF
10 2 (6.67%) BGP
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
10 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Deskside Support
4 4 (13.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Technical Support
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Coaching
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (23.33%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Task Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Server Management
6 3 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
8 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
2 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Firmware
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) Samba
4 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) NDS
6 1 (3.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Ansible
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
1 7 (23.33%) Terraform
1 7 (23.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) Centrify
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Aruba
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Google
8 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.33%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Mitel
8 1 (3.33%) Novell
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec