The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 129 140 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.65% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Median salary £55,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,125 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,125 £44,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
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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
481 606 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.90% 26.43% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 371 368 451
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) ION Trading
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) Presales
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Aruba
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Brocade
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (20.00%) VPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (20.00%) HP MASE
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) VPLS
7 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Bid Writer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Presales Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (20.00%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) ION Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Aruba
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve