The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 65 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.90% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 2.03% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Wi-Fi
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.56% 25.61% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 95 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Slough region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Slough

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) WiMAX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCIP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Broadband
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) WiMAX
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) 802.11
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IP Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) System Testing
1 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCIP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix