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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 200 194 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 15 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.44% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.52% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 33
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 -18 4 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £70,000 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 31 (64.58%) LAN
2 31 (64.58%) Wireless
3 26 (54.17%) HP
4 24 (50.00%) Aruba
5 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
5 19 (39.58%) WAN
6 18 (37.50%) Firewall
7 14 (29.17%) Brocade
8 13 (27.08%) VMware
8 13 (27.08%) Juniper
9 11 (22.92%) Fortinet
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.75%) Meraki
11 9 (18.75%) MPLS
11 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
12 8 (16.67%) OSPF
12 8 (16.67%) BGP
12 8 (16.67%) UNIX
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) Meru Networks
13 7 (14.58%) ITIL
13 7 (14.58%) Network Security
13 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.58%) Retail
13 7 (14.58%) Network Design
14 6 (12.50%) Wireless Security
14 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) LAN
1 31 (64.58%) Wireless
2 19 (39.58%) WAN
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) MPLS
5 8 (16.67%) OSPF
5 8 (16.67%) BGP
6 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 6 (12.50%) Wireless Security
7 6 (12.50%) VLAN
8 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.33%) Frame Relay
10 3 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (6.25%) SAN
10 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.25%) ATM
10 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.25%) VPN
10 3 (6.25%) IPsec
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Consultant
2 14 (29.17%) Sales Consultant
2 14 (29.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Logistics
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.17%) OpenUP
6 2 (4.17%) Line Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
2 5 (10.42%) HP ASE
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) CCIP
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) ACCA
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) VCP5
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) ACSP
5 1 (2.08%) HP APS
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) HP
3 24 (50.00%) Aruba
4 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
5 14 (29.17%) Brocade
6 13 (27.08%) VMware
6 13 (27.08%) Juniper
7 11 (22.92%) Fortinet
8 9 (18.75%) Meraki
9 8 (16.67%) Meru Networks
10 6 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
10 6 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (10.42%) Infoblox
11 5 (10.42%) Citrix
11 5 (10.42%) Nokia
12 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
13 3 (6.25%) Websense
13 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
14 2 (4.17%) WatchGuard