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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 128 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 19 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
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
617 706 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.13% 29.71% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 477 389 514
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (72.34%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (65.96%) CCNP
3 29 (61.70%) VPN
3 29 (61.70%) Cisco
3 29 (61.70%) MPLS
3 29 (61.70%) Telecoms
4 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
5 24 (51.06%) Network Design
6 21 (44.68%) Wireless
7 19 (40.43%) Network Security
8 18 (38.30%) VLAN
8 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
9 16 (34.04%) LAN
10 15 (31.91%) VoIP
10 15 (31.91%) OSPF
10 15 (31.91%) BGP
10 15 (31.91%) Firewall
10 15 (31.91%) Presales
11 14 (29.79%) ION Trading
12 12 (25.53%) Diameter Protocol
12 12 (25.53%) Migration
12 12 (25.53%) CCIE
12 12 (25.53%) SAN
12 12 (25.53%) 3GPP
12 12 (25.53%) Linux
13 11 (23.40%) HP
13 11 (23.40%) Juniper
13 11 (23.40%) VPLS
13 11 (23.40%) Degree
13 11 (23.40%) Marketing

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (61.70%) MPLS
1 29 (61.70%) VPN
2 21 (44.68%) Wireless
3 19 (40.43%) Network Security
4 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
4 18 (38.30%) VLAN
5 16 (34.04%) LAN
6 15 (31.91%) BGP
6 15 (31.91%) Firewall
6 15 (31.91%) OSPF
6 15 (31.91%) VoIP
7 12 (25.53%) 3GPP
7 12 (25.53%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (25.53%) SAN
8 11 (23.40%) VPLS
9 2 (4.26%) WAN
10 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.13%) WAAS
General
1 29 (61.70%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Network Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Data Network Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Network Design Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Wireless Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Presales Manager
5 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) WLAN Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Designer
8 4 (8.51%) Network Designer
8 4 (8.51%) Network Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Telecoms Designer
9 3 (6.38%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Debian
2 8 (17.02%) Fedora
2 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Network Design
2 15 (31.91%) Presales
3 12 (25.53%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Python
1 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (65.96%) CCNP
3 12 (25.53%) CCIE
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) CCDP
7 3 (6.38%) CCIP
8 1 (2.13%) CCDA
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) ION Trading
3 11 (23.40%) HP
3 11 (23.40%) Juniper
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.64%) Huawei
5 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.13%) BT
7 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.13%) VMware