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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 133 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.67% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 2.14% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 24
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £27,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £48,000 £66,750
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
586 747 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.06% 31.27% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 357 427 568
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) Network Security
5 8 (61.54%) IPsec
5 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
5 8 (61.54%) Network Design
6 7 (53.85%) Marketing
6 7 (53.85%) LAN
6 7 (53.85%) Juniper
6 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) MPLS
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
8 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 4 (30.77%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) OSPF
8 4 (30.77%) Avaya
9 3 (23.08%) RSVP
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (23.08%) Wireless
9 3 (23.08%) VPLS
10 2 (15.38%) RIP
11 1 (7.69%) SNMP
11 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 1 (7.69%) DNS
11 1 (7.69%) SSL

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (30.77%) VLAN
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) VPLS
7 3 (23.08%) RSVP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
9 1 (7.69%) SNMP
9 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) DNS
9 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Solution Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Avaya
5 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix