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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 196 208 195
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 25 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.27% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.98% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 26
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Newbury +13 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Reading -6 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Maidenhead - 2 £75,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £53,100 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (80.77%) Cisco
2 44 (56.41%) Wireless
3 43 (55.13%) LAN
4 42 (53.85%) HP
5 37 (47.44%) Firewall
6 30 (38.46%) WAN
6 30 (38.46%) Aruba
7 27 (34.62%) CheckPoint
8 26 (33.33%) Juniper
8 26 (33.33%) Network Security
9 24 (30.77%) VPN
9 24 (30.77%) IPsec
9 24 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 24 (30.77%) Network Design
10 20 (25.64%) VMware
11 17 (21.79%) MPLS
11 17 (21.79%) Avaya
12 16 (20.51%) Degree
13 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (19.23%) Marketing
14 14 (17.95%) Brocade
14 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
15 13 (16.67%) BGP
15 13 (16.67%) ITIL
15 13 (16.67%) Linux
16 12 (15.38%) Retail
17 11 (14.10%) UNIX
17 11 (14.10%) OSPF
17 11 (14.10%) Fortinet
17 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.56%) Apache
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (56.41%) Wireless
2 43 (55.13%) LAN
3 37 (47.44%) Firewall
4 30 (38.46%) WAN
5 26 (33.33%) Network Security
6 24 (30.77%) IPsec
6 24 (30.77%) VPN
7 17 (21.79%) MPLS
8 13 (16.67%) BGP
9 11 (14.10%) OSPF
10 7 (8.97%) Broadband
11 6 (7.69%) SSL
11 6 (7.69%) Wireless Security
11 6 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (6.41%) L2TP
12 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.13%) DHCP
13 4 (5.13%) DNS
13 4 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 24 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 15 (19.23%) Marketing
3 12 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Consultant
3 15 (19.23%) Sales Consultant
3 15 (19.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 12 (15.38%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Network Support
6 7 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Designer
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) EPoS
1 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) UNIX
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) SUSE
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Network Design
2 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.97%) OpenUP
6 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.56%) Logistics
9 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.56%) Network Management
9 2 (2.56%) Coaching
9 2 (2.56%) Line Management
10 1 (1.28%) Change Control
10 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.54%) CCNP
4 8 (10.26%) CCIE
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) HP ASE
7 4 (5.13%) CCDA
7 4 (5.13%) CCDP
7 4 (5.13%) CCIP
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) MCP
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) MCSA
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.56%) ACCA
8 2 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) HP APS
9 1 (1.28%) ACSP
9 1 (1.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Xen
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 63 (80.77%) Cisco
2 42 (53.85%) HP
3 30 (38.46%) Aruba
4 27 (34.62%) CheckPoint
5 26 (33.33%) Juniper
6 20 (25.64%) VMware
7 17 (21.79%) Avaya
8 14 (17.95%) Brocade
9 11 (14.10%) Fortinet
10 10 (12.82%) Citrix
11 9 (11.54%) Meraki
12 8 (10.26%) Meru Networks
13 7 (8.97%) Nokia
14 6 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
14 6 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
15 5 (6.41%) Infoblox
15 5 (6.41%) BT
16 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
17 3 (3.85%) Dell
17 3 (3.85%) Websense