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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 188 228 188
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -40
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 42 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.085% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 0.29% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 26
Average salary £50,000 £32,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.67% -22.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 26 £50,000 +63.93%
Newbury - 5 - - 1
Slough +7 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell - 4 £53,050 -
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (60.87%) Cisco
2 39 (56.52%) Wireless
3 32 (46.38%) Network Design
4 26 (37.68%) LAN
5 25 (36.23%) VPN
6 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
6 24 (34.78%) Network Security
6 24 (34.78%) IPsec
6 24 (34.78%) Firewall
7 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
8 18 (26.09%) WAN
9 17 (24.64%) Linux
10 16 (23.19%) UNIX
10 16 (23.19%) MPLS
11 14 (20.29%) F5
12 13 (18.84%) BGP
12 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (18.84%) SSL
13 12 (17.39%) VoIP
13 12 (17.39%) DNS
13 12 (17.39%) DHCP
13 12 (17.39%) HP
13 12 (17.39%) OSPF
13 12 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (15.94%) NetScaler
14 11 (15.94%) H.323
15 10 (14.49%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (14.49%) Marketing
15 10 (14.49%) Degree
15 10 (14.49%) VLAN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (56.52%) Wireless
2 26 (37.68%) LAN
3 25 (36.23%) VPN
4 24 (34.78%) Network Security
4 24 (34.78%) IPsec
4 24 (34.78%) Firewall
5 18 (26.09%) WAN
6 16 (23.19%) MPLS
7 13 (18.84%) BGP
7 13 (18.84%) SSL
8 12 (17.39%) VoIP
8 12 (17.39%) DNS
8 12 (17.39%) DHCP
8 12 (17.39%) OSPF
8 12 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (15.94%) NetScaler
9 11 (15.94%) H.323
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (14.49%) VLAN
10 10 (14.49%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) DB2
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.49%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Wireless Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Consultant
5 11 (15.94%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Network Consultant
7 9 (13.04%) Security Consultant
7 9 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Designer
8 5 (7.25%) Radio Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Designer
8 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Support
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Sales Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Network Design
2 10 (14.49%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (7.25%) Validation
3 5 (7.25%) Change Control
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL
4 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.35%) OpenUP
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) CCNP
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) CCIP
3 5 (7.25%) CCDA
3 5 (7.25%) CCDP
4 3 (4.35%) CCIE
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCSE
6 1 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 14 (20.29%) F5
4 12 (17.39%) HP
5 10 (14.49%) Avaya
5 10 (14.49%) Juniper
5 10 (14.49%) Aruba
6 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.35%) BT
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) Huawei
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Nokia
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car, 5% Pension, Private Health
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago