Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 96 82
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 42 66 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.65% 2.61% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 9.36% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 118
Reading median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,400 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +9.09%

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 447 705 1,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.58% 27.89% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 354 470 878
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 £25,475 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% -3.00% +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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 37 (88.10%) WAN
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (45.24%) Wireless
4 17 (40.48%) Windows
5 16 (38.10%) ITIL
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) Citrix
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (26.19%) CCNA
8 11 (26.19%) DHCP
8 11 (26.19%) VLAN
8 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) Office 365
9 10 (23.81%) DNS
10 9 (21.43%) Firewall
10 9 (21.43%) IP Telephony
10 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.43%) Network Security
11 8 (19.05%) HP
12 7 (16.67%) CCNP
12 7 (16.67%) Juniper
12 7 (16.67%) VPN
12 7 (16.67%) WLAN
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
12 7 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) WAN
2 19 (45.24%) Wireless
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
3 11 (26.19%) VLAN
4 10 (23.81%) DNS
5 9 (21.43%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) IP Telephony
5 9 (21.43%) Network Security
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
6 7 (16.67%) WLAN
7 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.52%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
9 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.14%) BGP
10 3 (7.14%) OSPF
10 3 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.14%) Handset
3 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Kali Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Presales
3 6 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (9.52%) Coaching
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Network Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNA
3 7 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (9.52%) CCSA
5 3 (7.14%) CCSE
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) CCDA
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIP
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) Firmware
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) Nmap
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (14.29%) Dell
6 6 (14.29%) F5
7 5 (11.90%) Brocade
7 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.90%) Meraki
8 4 (9.52%) Aruba
8 4 (9.52%) Capita
9 3 (7.14%) Avaya
9 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.14%) Sophos
9 3 (7.14%) Veeam
10 2 (4.76%) CA
10 2 (4.76%) EMC
10 2 (4.76%) McAfee