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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 129 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.26% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.32% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 6
Average salary £24,000 £68,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.09% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £37,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
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
572 755 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.20% 30.78% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 465 400 489
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Reading

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Presales
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) VoWiFi
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) LTE
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) IaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (10.00%) LTE
3 1 (10.00%) MVNO
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (10.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Presales Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Presales
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel