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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 129 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.49% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.78% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 17
Median salary £55,625 £43,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,125 £42,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,125 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +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
500 618 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.78% 27.42% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 370 388 395
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) Presales
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) ION Trading
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
4 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
5 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) F5

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 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Bid Writer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
2 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Aruba
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) ION Trading
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve