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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 140 134 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.082% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 1.02% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £36,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £49,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -11.17%
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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
4 12 (63.16%) Network Security
5 11 (57.89%) Network Design
5 11 (57.89%) IPsec
5 11 (57.89%) VPN
6 10 (52.63%) HP
6 10 (52.63%) Degree
7 9 (47.37%) Marketing
7 9 (47.37%) Avaya
7 9 (47.37%) Juniper
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
8 7 (36.84%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (21.05%) CCDA
9 4 (21.05%) CCDP
9 4 (21.05%) CCNP
9 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (21.05%) Aruba
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (10.53%) H.323
11 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (10.53%) VLAN
11 2 (10.53%) MPLS
11 2 (10.53%) OSPF
11 2 (10.53%) BGP
11 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
11 2 (10.53%) CCIP
11 2 (10.53%) CCIE

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) IPsec
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (10.53%) H.323
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) IKE
8 1 (5.26%) IPX
General
1 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (47.37%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) CCDA
2 4 (21.05%) CCDP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCIP
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Avaya
3 9 (47.37%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard