The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 120 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 25 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £32,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.67% -49.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
WLAN
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
791 761 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 31.43% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 439 532 401
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 £30,500 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WLAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Reading

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 26 (61.90%) Cisco
1 26 (61.90%) Network Design
2 23 (54.76%) Wireless
3 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 16 (38.10%) Network Security
5 15 (35.71%) VPN
5 15 (35.71%) UNIX
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
5 15 (35.71%) Firewall
6 14 (33.33%) IPsec
7 12 (28.57%) LAN
8 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
8 11 (26.19%) F5
9 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
10 9 (21.43%) MPLS
10 9 (21.43%) H.323
10 9 (21.43%) WAN
10 9 (21.43%) DHCP
10 9 (21.43%) DNS
10 9 (21.43%) CCNP
10 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (19.05%) SSL
11 8 (19.05%) IPv6
11 8 (19.05%) IKE
11 8 (19.05%) IPX
11 8 (19.05%) IPX/SPX
11 8 (19.05%) PPP
11 8 (19.05%) RIP
11 8 (19.05%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Wireless
2 16 (38.10%) Network Security
3 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) VPN
4 14 (33.33%) IPsec
5 12 (28.57%) LAN
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (21.43%) H.323
7 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 9 (21.43%) DNS
7 9 (21.43%) DHCP
7 9 (21.43%) WAN
7 9 (21.43%) MPLS
8 8 (19.05%) OSPF
8 8 (19.05%) BGP
8 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
8 8 (19.05%) IGRP
8 8 (19.05%) TACACS
8 8 (19.05%) POP3
8 8 (19.05%) SMTP
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Technical Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Network Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Network Designer
7 5 (11.90%) Designer
8 4 (9.52%) Sales Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Security Designer
10 1 (2.38%) Implementation Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) UNIX
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Network Design
2 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CCNP
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CCIP
3 5 (11.90%) CCDA
3 5 (11.90%) CCDP
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco
2 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (26.19%) F5
4 6 (14.29%) Aruba
4 6 (14.29%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) Avaya
4 6 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) Huawei
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix