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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 143 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 4 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.52% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.72% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 31
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) VPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) RSVP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) HSRP
6 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VPLS
3 2 (33.33%) RSVP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint