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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 191 216 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 31 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 0.40% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 19
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
1759 1511 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.98% 27.56% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1091 1120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 23 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Newbury - 3 £55,000 - 2
Slough - 2 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 27 (47.37%) Network Design
3 26 (45.61%) Wireless
4 25 (43.86%) Firewall
5 24 (42.11%) IPsec
5 24 (42.11%) VPN
5 24 (42.11%) Network Security
6 20 (35.09%) CheckPoint
7 16 (28.07%) VoIP
7 16 (28.07%) F5
8 15 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
8 15 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (26.32%) HSRP
8 15 (26.32%) VLAN
8 15 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (26.32%) H.323
8 15 (26.32%) Frame Relay
8 15 (26.32%) UNIX
8 15 (26.32%) Linux
8 15 (26.32%) DNS
8 15 (26.32%) SSL
8 15 (26.32%) POP3
8 15 (26.32%) SMTP
8 15 (26.32%) DHCP
8 15 (26.32%) IKE
8 15 (26.32%) IPX
8 15 (26.32%) IPX/SPX
8 15 (26.32%) PPP
8 15 (26.32%) RIP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) Wireless
2 25 (43.86%) Firewall
3 24 (42.11%) IPsec
3 24 (42.11%) VPN
3 24 (42.11%) Network Security
4 16 (28.07%) VoIP
5 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
5 15 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (26.32%) HSRP
5 15 (26.32%) VLAN
5 15 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (26.32%) H.323
5 15 (26.32%) Frame Relay
5 15 (26.32%) DNS
5 15 (26.32%) SSL
5 15 (26.32%) POP3
5 15 (26.32%) SMTP
5 15 (26.32%) DHCP
5 15 (26.32%) IKE
5 15 (26.32%) IPX
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.54%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Consultant
2 15 (26.32%) Network Consultant
3 13 (22.81%) Security Consultant
3 13 (22.81%) Network Security Consultant
3 13 (22.81%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) Wireless Engineer
5 11 (19.30%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Design Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Radio Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Sales Manager
9 4 (7.02%) Sales Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Network Support
11 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
11 1 (1.75%) Security Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Communications Manager
11 1 (1.75%) Network Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) UNIX
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Network Design
2 15 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.53%) Validation
4 5 (8.77%) Change Control
5 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) CCSE
5 1 (1.75%) CCSA
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) CheckPoint
3 16 (28.07%) F5
4 11 (19.30%) HP
4 11 (19.30%) Avaya
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.51%) Aruba
6 2 (3.51%) Huawei
7 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
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