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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 117 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 23 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 0.74% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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

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 29 August 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (56.76%) Cisco
1 21 (56.76%) Network Design
2 17 (45.95%) IPsec
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Network Security
2 17 (45.95%) VPN
3 16 (43.24%) Wireless
4 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
4 15 (40.54%) UNIX
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) VLAN
5 11 (29.73%) Frame Relay
5 11 (29.73%) F5
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (29.73%) NetScaler
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (29.73%) HSRP
5 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (29.73%) VoIP
5 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 11 (29.73%) SSL
5 11 (29.73%) POP3
5 11 (29.73%) SMTP
5 11 (29.73%) DHCP
5 11 (29.73%) IKE
5 11 (29.73%) IPX
5 11 (29.73%) IPX/SPX
5 11 (29.73%) PPP
5 11 (29.73%) RIP
5 11 (29.73%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (45.95%) VPN
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
1 17 (45.95%) IPsec
1 17 (45.95%) Network Security
2 16 (43.24%) Wireless
3 11 (29.73%) Frame Relay
3 11 (29.73%) NetScaler
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (29.73%) HSRP
3 11 (29.73%) VLAN
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (29.73%) VoIP
3 11 (29.73%) DNS
3 11 (29.73%) SSL
3 11 (29.73%) IPv6
3 11 (29.73%) MPLS
3 11 (29.73%) OSPF
3 11 (29.73%) BGP
3 11 (29.73%) EIGRP
3 11 (29.73%) IGRP
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.22%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Technical Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Network Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Security Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Sales Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Sales Manager
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) UNIX
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Network Design
2 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 11 (29.73%) F5
4 6 (16.22%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) Avaya
4 6 (16.22%) Juniper
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
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