The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 211 205 198
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 20 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.35% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 30
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £33,600 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
WLAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1493 1634 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.08% 28.37% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1094 1300
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £70,000 -
Newbury +12 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Bracknell - 1 £53,100 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 34 (60.71%) LAN
3 33 (58.93%) Wireless
4 32 (57.14%) HP
5 27 (48.21%) Firewall
6 26 (46.43%) Aruba
7 22 (39.29%) WAN
8 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
9 17 (30.36%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) VMware
11 14 (25.00%) Brocade
11 14 (25.00%) Network Security
12 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
13 12 (21.43%) Network Design
13 12 (21.43%) MPLS
14 11 (19.64%) BGP
14 11 (19.64%) Linux
14 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
14 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
15 10 (17.86%) IPsec
15 10 (17.86%) UNIX
15 10 (17.86%) OSPF
15 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (16.07%) Meraki
16 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (16.07%) VPN
17 8 (14.29%) ITIL
17 8 (14.29%) Citrix
17 8 (14.29%) Retail
17 8 (14.29%) Degree

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (60.71%) LAN
2 33 (58.93%) Wireless
3 27 (48.21%) Firewall
4 22 (39.29%) WAN
5 14 (25.00%) Network Security
6 12 (21.43%) MPLS
7 11 (19.64%) BGP
8 10 (17.86%) OSPF
8 10 (17.86%) IPsec
9 9 (16.07%) VPN
10 6 (10.71%) VLAN
10 6 (10.71%) Wireless Security
11 5 (8.93%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.14%) Frame Relay
13 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
13 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
13 3 (5.36%) SAN
13 3 (5.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
General
1 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Consultant
2 14 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 14 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Support
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
7 2 (3.57%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) EPoS
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) SUSE
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Network Design
2 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.36%) OpenUP
6 3 (5.36%) Logistics
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.57%) Network Management
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) Line Management
7 2 (3.57%) Coaching
8 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.79%) Change Control
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) CCNP
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) HP ASE
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
7 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCP
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCIP
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) CCDA
7 2 (3.57%) CCDP
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.57%) ACCA
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) HP APS
8 1 (1.79%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) HP
3 26 (46.43%) Aruba
4 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 17 (30.36%) Juniper
6 16 (28.57%) VMware
7 14 (25.00%) Brocade
8 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
9 9 (16.07%) Meraki
10 8 (14.29%) Meru Networks
10 8 (14.29%) Citrix
11 7 (12.50%) Avaya
12 6 (10.71%) Aerohive Networks
12 6 (10.71%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (10.71%) Nokia
13 5 (8.93%) Infoblox
14 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
14 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
14 3 (5.36%) Websense
14 3 (5.36%) Microsoft