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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 123 127 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 1.85% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,450 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
599 756 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.81% 30.05% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 415 429 503
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Reading

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco
3 14 (50.00%) HP
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (42.86%) CCNA
5 12 (42.86%) ProCurve
6 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) LAN
8 7 (25.00%) WAN
8 7 (25.00%) OSPF
8 7 (25.00%) BGP
8 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.86%) MPLS
9 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.86%) IPTV
10 4 (14.29%) VLAN
10 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) Perl
10 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.29%) Broadband
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) Ethernet

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) OSPF
3 7 (25.00%) BGP
3 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) Broadband
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) RIP
5 4 (14.29%) IGRP
5 4 (14.29%) DOCSIS
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) VLAN
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.71%) VPLS
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) DNS
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) IPTV
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 4 (14.29%) Project Management
1 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
2 3 (10.71%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) ERP
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Perl
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PMP
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) ProCurve
4 4 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Nortel
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Draytek
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