Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 243 297
Rank change year-on-year +62 +54 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 82 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 1.43% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 62 13 19
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -5.84%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,925 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £66,500 £83,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +37.50% -17.95% +8.33%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,346 1,542 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.01% 23.29% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1,197 1,947
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.10%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -16 27 £60,000 +12.94%
Bracknell +5 19 £50,000 - 1
Reading +15 10 £58,750 +30.56% 1
Newbury -3 8 £52,500 -12.50%
Windsor - 3 - -
Wokingham - 2 £41,000 - 1
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 64 (78.05%) LAN
2 63 (76.83%) Cisco
3 51 (62.20%) CheckPoint
4 46 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (52.44%) WAN
6 41 (50.00%) Network Security
7 40 (48.78%) VPN
8 35 (42.68%) Firewall
9 33 (40.24%) Wireless
9 33 (40.24%) HP
10 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (37.80%) Presales
12 30 (36.59%) MS Visio
13 28 (34.15%) CCNP
14 27 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (29.27%) Fortinet
16 23 (28.05%) VLAN
16 23 (28.05%) DNS
16 23 (28.05%) ITIL
16 23 (28.05%) Windows
16 23 (28.05%) ITIL V3
17 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
17 22 (26.83%) Juniper
17 22 (26.83%) CCSE
18 21 (25.61%) Aruba
19 20 (24.39%) MPLS
19 20 (24.39%) DHCP
20 19 (23.17%) OSPF
20 19 (23.17%) Wireshark
20 19 (23.17%) Cisco Firepower

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 15 (18.29%) IIS
2 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) MS Visio
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (3.66%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (78.05%) LAN
2 46 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (52.44%) WAN
4 41 (50.00%) Network Security
5 40 (48.78%) VPN
6 35 (42.68%) Firewall
7 33 (40.24%) Wireless
8 23 (28.05%) DNS
8 23 (28.05%) VLAN
9 20 (24.39%) DHCP
9 20 (24.39%) MPLS
10 19 (23.17%) Cisco Firepower
10 19 (23.17%) OSPF
10 19 (23.17%) Wireshark
11 18 (21.95%) SNMP
12 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
13 16 (19.51%) BGP
14 15 (18.29%) Ethernet
14 15 (18.29%) FWSM
14 15 (18.29%) SSL
General
1 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.66%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Architect
2 15 (18.29%) Security Architect
2 15 (18.29%) Security Solutions Architect
2 15 (18.29%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (15.85%) LAN Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) IT Support
4 12 (14.63%) IT Support Technician
4 12 (14.63%) IT Technician
4 12 (14.63%) Support Technician
5 10 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Mitel Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.29%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (18.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.32%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) IVR
6 3 (3.66%) iPhone
7 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.98%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.76%) Android
5 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Presales
2 23 (28.05%) ITIL
2 23 (28.05%) ITIL V3
3 17 (20.73%) Incident Management
4 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.29%) Load Balancing
4 15 (18.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 15 (18.29%) Network Design
4 15 (18.29%) SIEM
4 15 (18.29%) Software Optimisation
4 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (14.63%) Asset Management
5 12 (14.63%) Logistics
6 8 (9.76%) ITSM
6 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (4.88%) Network Management
7 4 (4.88%) Server Patching
7 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.15%) CCNP
3 22 (26.83%) CCSE
4 18 (21.95%) CCDP
5 15 (18.29%) CISSP
5 15 (18.29%) IISP
5 15 (18.29%) ISSAP
5 15 (18.29%) JNCIP
6 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
7 11 (13.41%) CCNA
8 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.88%) CCSA
9 4 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (4.88%) Degree
10 2 (2.44%) CCIE
10 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.22%) HP MASE
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) QRadar
2 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (76.83%) Cisco
2 51 (62.20%) CheckPoint
3 33 (40.24%) HP
4 24 (29.27%) Fortinet
5 22 (26.83%) Juniper
6 21 (25.61%) Aruba
7 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.73%) Zscaler
9 15 (18.29%) Forcepoint
9 15 (18.29%) IBM
9 15 (18.29%) LogRhythm
9 15 (18.29%) Splunk
9 15 (18.29%) Tufin
10 13 (15.85%) Citrix
11 12 (14.63%) VMware
12 9 (10.98%) Brocade
13 5 (6.10%) Apple
13 5 (6.10%) Dell
13 5 (6.10%) F5
13 5 (6.10%) Meraki