The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 119 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 19 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.88% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 2.85% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 2
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +54.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
733 701 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.10% 30.95% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 403 538 429
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
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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 25 July 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Network Design
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) IPsec
3 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 14 (46.67%) VPN
4 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
5 10 (33.33%) UNIX
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) RIP
6 9 (30.00%) OSPF
6 9 (30.00%) BGP
7 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 8 (26.67%) IGRP
7 8 (26.67%) TACACS
7 8 (26.67%) H.323
7 8 (26.67%) DNS
7 8 (26.67%) SSL
7 8 (26.67%) SNMP
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) POP3
7 8 (26.67%) SMTP
7 8 (26.67%) IPv6
7 8 (26.67%) VoIP
7 8 (26.67%) DHCP
7 8 (26.67%) IKE
7 8 (26.67%) IPX
7 8 (26.67%) IPX/SPX
7 8 (26.67%) PPP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (46.67%) VPN
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
1 14 (46.67%) IPsec
1 14 (46.67%) Network Security
2 12 (40.00%) Wireless
3 9 (30.00%) OSPF
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
3 9 (30.00%) RIP
4 8 (26.67%) SNMP
4 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (26.67%) VoIP
4 8 (26.67%) POP3
4 8 (26.67%) SMTP
4 8 (26.67%) DHCP
4 8 (26.67%) IKE
4 8 (26.67%) IPX
4 8 (26.67%) IPX/SPX
4 8 (26.67%) PPP
4 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 8 (26.67%) IGRP
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Consultant
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
1 8 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Sales Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Design
2 1 (3.33%) Network Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Control
2 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) F5
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Avaya
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) Huawei