Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 80 43 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.63% 1.66% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.90% 9.33% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 78 34 54
Reading median annual salary £38,500 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.63% -20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,350 £69,625 £74,500
Berkshire median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.00% +17.65% -11.46%

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 503 461 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.85% 17.79% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 420 340 522
Reading median annual salary £41,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.89% -4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,950 £25,563 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -

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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 66 (82.50%) WAN
2 31 (38.75%) Windows
3 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 19 (23.75%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (22.50%) Firewall
5 18 (22.50%) Wireless
6 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.25%) DHCP
6 17 (21.25%) ITIL
6 17 (21.25%) Office 365
7 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 14 (17.50%) VMware
8 14 (17.50%) SLA
9 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (15.00%) Migration
10 12 (15.00%) VoIP
10 12 (15.00%) Cisco
10 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 12 (15.00%) Presales
11 11 (13.75%) DNS
11 11 (13.75%) Internet
11 11 (13.75%) IaaS
11 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
12 10 (12.50%) Marketing
12 10 (12.50%) WSUS
13 9 (11.25%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (10.00%) Network Security

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Office 365
2 11 (13.75%) IaaS
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.50%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.50%) Route 53
7 2 (2.50%) SaaS
7 2 (2.50%) Serverless
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (82.50%) WAN
2 18 (22.50%) Firewall
2 18 (22.50%) Wireless
3 17 (21.25%) DHCP
4 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.00%) VoIP
5 11 (13.75%) DNS
5 11 (13.75%) Internet
6 8 (10.00%) Network Security
7 7 (8.75%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (3.75%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.75%) MPLS
10 3 (3.75%) OSPF
11 2 (2.50%) BGP
11 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.50%) VLAN
11 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) DB2
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.50%) Marketing
3 8 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.00%) Technical Support
3 11 (13.75%) WAN Project Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) IT Support
8 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 6 (7.50%) Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Handset
4 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) STB
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (3.75%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Unix
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.25%) Android
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (21.25%) ITIL
3 12 (15.00%) Migration
3 12 (15.00%) Presales
4 9 (11.25%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 8 (10.00%) Product Management
6 6 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (7.50%) Case Management
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 6 (7.50%) ITSM
6 6 (7.50%) Machine Learning
6 6 (7.50%) Thought Leadership
7 5 (6.25%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (6.25%) DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) Network Design
7 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Python
2 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.75%) CCNP
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) CCIE
5 3 (3.75%) MCP
6 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) CCDP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO 22301
2 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.25%) Firmware
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) NDS
6 1 (1.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) WSUS
2 6 (7.50%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.50%) Kibana
3 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) Terraform
3 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) Cisco
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 5 (6.25%) Meraki
6 4 (5.00%) Brocade
6 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.00%) Huawei
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (5.00%) UiPath
7 3 (3.75%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) Google
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (1.25%) Dell
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (1.25%) Sun
9 1 (1.25%) Symantec