The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 48 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 106 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.27% 2.39% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 7.80% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 41
Average salary £43,500 £53,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.06% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Wireless
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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
757 744 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 30.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 404 495 663
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Wireless
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Reading

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Reading

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 173 (70.04%) Telecoms
2 84 (34.01%) Degree
3 72 (29.15%) Project Management
4 59 (23.89%) PMI Certification
5 54 (21.86%) PRINCE2
6 52 (21.05%) Marketing
7 50 (20.24%) Cisco
8 49 (19.84%) Firewall
9 38 (15.38%) UMTS
10 37 (14.98%) PMI
11 36 (14.57%) Microsoft
12 35 (14.17%) PMP
12 35 (14.17%) F5
13 33 (13.36%) Service Management
14 31 (12.55%) Ericsson
14 31 (12.55%) GSM
14 31 (12.55%) CRM
15 30 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (11.74%) VPN
16 29 (11.74%) Service Delivery
16 29 (11.74%) Six Sigma
16 29 (11.74%) Huawei
17 28 (11.34%) Finance
18 27 (10.93%) 3G
18 27 (10.93%) Juniper
19 26 (10.53%) Windows
19 26 (10.53%) ITIL
19 26 (10.53%) LAN
19 26 (10.53%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.21%) IIS
1 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.21%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.26%) MS Office
3 10 (4.05%) MS Project
3 10 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) SaaS
2 3 (1.21%) PaaS
2 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.84%) Firewall
2 38 (15.38%) UMTS
3 31 (12.55%) GSM
4 29 (11.74%) VPN
5 27 (10.93%) 3G
6 26 (10.53%) LAN
6 26 (10.53%) WAN
7 23 (9.31%) Broadband
8 22 (8.91%) 2G
8 22 (8.91%) 4G
9 20 (8.10%) WiMAX
9 20 (8.10%) GPRS
9 20 (8.10%) WCDMA
9 20 (8.10%) 3GPP
10 18 (7.29%) CDMA
10 18 (7.29%) LTE
11 17 (6.88%) DSL
11 17 (6.88%) DWDM
12 16 (6.48%) ATM
12 16 (6.48%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) Big Data
General
1 173 (70.04%) Telecoms
2 52 (21.05%) Marketing
3 28 (11.34%) Finance
4 17 (6.88%) Billing
5 7 (2.83%) Banking
6 6 (2.43%) Advertising
7 3 (1.21%) Legal
7 3 (1.21%) French Language
7 3 (1.21%) German Language
7 3 (1.21%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 35 (14.17%) Account Manager
2 32 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 29 (11.74%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.50%) Quality Manager
5 18 (7.29%) Architect
6 16 (6.48%) Service Manager
6 16 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
6 16 (6.48%) Network Architect
7 14 (5.67%) Wireless Engineer
7 14 (5.67%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.05%) Technical Manager
10 10 (4.05%) Technical Services Manager
10 10 (4.05%) CS Core Engineer
11 9 (3.64%) Senior Network Architect
11 9 (3.64%) IT Services Manager
11 9 (3.64%) Senior Architect
11 9 (3.64%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) CSS
2 6 (2.43%) Web Services
3 2 (0.81%) CGI
3 2 (0.81%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.98%) PMI
2 15 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.05%) Open Source
5 7 (2.83%) Statistics
6 3 (1.21%) PDA
7 2 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) CCTV
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.53%) Windows
2 20 (8.10%) UNIX
3 12 (4.86%) Linux
4 7 (2.83%) Windows 2000
4 7 (2.83%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.15%) Project Management
2 54 (21.86%) PRINCE2
3 33 (13.36%) Service Management
4 31 (12.55%) CRM
5 30 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (11.74%) Six Sigma
6 29 (11.74%) Service Delivery
7 26 (10.53%) ITIL
7 26 (10.53%) Product Management
8 23 (9.31%) Benchmarking
9 22 (8.91%) Risk Management
10 21 (8.50%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (8.10%) Validation
12 17 (6.88%) Programme Management
13 16 (6.48%) Business Development
14 14 (5.67%) Network Design
14 14 (5.67%) Line Management
15 13 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (4.86%) Performance Management
17 7 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.26%) C
2 4 (1.62%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (34.01%) Degree
2 59 (23.89%) PMI Certification
3 35 (14.17%) PMP
4 30 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (10.12%) SC Cleared
5 25 (10.12%) Security Cleared
6 20 (8.10%) CCNA
7 15 (6.07%) CCNP
8 6 (2.43%) CISSP
8 6 (2.43%) GIAC
8 6 (2.43%) CEH
9 5 (2.02%) CCSP
9 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.81%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.81%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.81%) MBA
11 1 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.40%) CCIP
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.53%) ISO 14001
1 26 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.50%) ISO 9000
2 21 (8.50%) ISO 9001
3 19 (7.69%) QA
4 14 (5.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) OPNET
1 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (20.24%) Cisco
2 36 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.17%) F5
4 31 (12.55%) Ericsson
5 29 (11.74%) Huawei
6 27 (10.93%) Juniper
7 20 (8.10%) Nokia
8 19 (7.69%) Nortel
9 18 (7.29%) Sybase
10 16 (6.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 15 (6.07%) HP
12 14 (5.67%) Blue Coat
13 13 (5.26%) McAfee
13 13 (5.26%) CheckPoint
14 11 (4.45%) Mitel
14 11 (4.45%) Aruba
14 11 (4.45%) Fortinet
14 11 (4.45%) ProCurve
15 7 (2.83%) Dell
16 4 (1.62%) Riverbed
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