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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 195 213 197
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 35 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 0.59% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 21
Average salary £53,050 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £34,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -11.17%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Bracknell -8 6 £53,050 -3.54%
Reading -7 5 £57,000 +20.00% 1
Slough - 3 - -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 64 (80.00%) Cisco
2 47 (58.75%) Wireless
3 38 (47.50%) LAN
4 32 (40.00%) HP
4 32 (40.00%) Firewall
5 31 (38.75%) Network Design
5 31 (38.75%) Aruba
6 29 (36.25%) Network Security
6 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
7 27 (33.75%) CheckPoint
7 27 (33.75%) VPN
8 26 (32.50%) IPsec
9 25 (31.25%) WAN
9 25 (31.25%) Juniper
10 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (21.25%) Avaya
11 17 (21.25%) MPLS
11 17 (21.25%) Linux
12 15 (18.75%) UNIX
12 15 (18.75%) VMware
12 15 (18.75%) Marketing
12 15 (18.75%) Degree
13 14 (17.50%) BGP
14 13 (16.25%) Load Balancing
15 12 (15.00%) OSPF
15 12 (15.00%) CCNP
16 11 (13.75%) ITIL
17 10 (12.50%) Retail
18 9 (11.25%) SSL
18 9 (11.25%) Citrix

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.75%) Wireless
2 38 (47.50%) LAN
3 32 (40.00%) Firewall
4 29 (36.25%) Network Security
5 27 (33.75%) VPN
6 26 (32.50%) IPsec
7 25 (31.25%) WAN
8 17 (21.25%) MPLS
9 14 (17.50%) BGP
10 12 (15.00%) OSPF
11 9 (11.25%) SSL
12 7 (8.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (8.75%) Broadband
12 7 (8.75%) DNS
12 7 (8.75%) DHCP
13 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
13 6 (7.50%) Internet
13 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (7.50%) H.323
13 6 (7.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Marketing
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (7.50%) Finance
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Consultant
3 12 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Sales Consultant
5 8 (10.00%) Network Support
5 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Designer
6 7 (8.75%) Network Designer
6 7 (8.75%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) EPoS
1 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) UNIX
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.25%) SUSE
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Network Design
2 13 (16.25%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.75%) ITIL
4 7 (8.75%) OpenUP
5 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.00%) Change Control
7 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.50%) Project Management
9 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.75%) Degree
3 12 (15.00%) CCNP
4 8 (10.00%) CCIE
5 7 (8.75%) CCIP
5 7 (8.75%) CCDA
5 7 (8.75%) CCDP
6 4 (5.00%) CCNA
7 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) HP ASE
8 2 (2.50%) ACCA
9 1 (1.25%) HP APS
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Xen
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 64 (80.00%) Cisco
2 32 (40.00%) HP
3 31 (38.75%) Aruba
4 27 (33.75%) CheckPoint
5 25 (31.25%) Juniper
6 17 (21.25%) Avaya
7 15 (18.75%) VMware
8 9 (11.25%) Citrix
9 8 (10.00%) Brocade
9 8 (10.00%) Meraki
10 7 (8.75%) Meru Networks
10 7 (8.75%) F5
11 6 (7.50%) Nokia
11 6 (7.50%) Fortinet
11 6 (7.50%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
12 5 (6.25%) Infoblox
12 5 (6.25%) BT
13 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.75%) Websense
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