The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 135 136 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.56% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £48,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Wi-Fi
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 713 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.57% 30.80% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 422 513 387
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Reading region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Reading

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Reading

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
1 13 (54.17%) Wireless
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) CRM
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) Apache
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (20.83%) Statistics
6 5 (20.83%) WSUS
6 5 (20.83%) QA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Wireless
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (12.50%) TETRA
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) 802.11
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Sales Executive
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Statistics
3 2 (8.33%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) VMS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Business Development
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
1 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CWNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.33%) Nmap
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com