The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 204 212
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.41% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.36% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 19
Median salary £53,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,125 £54,750 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 809 1328 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.96% 26.62% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 628 1093 964
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Berkshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in Berkshire.

Salary trend for WLAN in Berkshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Berkshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 8 £50,000 - 2
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury +12 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead -1 1 £41,250 -31.25%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 28 (82.35%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) Wireless
3 18 (52.94%) Presales
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) Firewall
6 14 (41.18%) HP
6 14 (41.18%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) Project Management
7 9 (26.47%) MPLS
7 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
8 8 (23.53%) Network Management
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.59%) MS Office
9 7 (20.59%) OSPF
10 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) Juniper
10 6 (17.65%) Aruba
10 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 6 (17.65%) Brocade
10 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
11 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
11 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
11 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
11 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
11 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Mobile

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) Wireless
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) VPN
6 7 (20.59%) OSPF
7 5 (14.71%) 802.11
7 5 (14.71%) SNMP
7 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.76%) IPsec
8 4 (11.76%) Multicast
8 4 (11.76%) Network Security
8 4 (11.76%) SSH
8 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.76%) Telnet
8 4 (11.76%) VRRP
9 3 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (8.82%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Communications Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Presales Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Presales Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Presales Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Wireless Product Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Head of IT
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Handset
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.88%) NetWare
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Presales
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Network Management
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Network Design
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.88%) High Availability
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) C++
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.88%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.94%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.94%) HPE ATP
7 1 (2.94%) IISP
7 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) NDS
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 6 (17.65%) Aruba
4 6 (17.65%) Brocade
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
7 3 (8.82%) Huawei
7 3 (8.82%) Nokia
7 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.82%) Veeam
7 3 (8.82%) VMware
8 2 (5.88%) AirMagnet
8 2 (5.88%) Novell
8 2 (5.88%) VeriFone
9 1 (2.94%) Tufin
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