Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 235 279
Rank change year-on-year +38 +44 +24
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 62 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 1.43% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 11 19
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £37,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £67,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -25.00% +17.65%

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 1,140 1,401 2,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.53% 22.19% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1,066 1,647
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.04% +4.21%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,025 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 26 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Bracknell - 14 £80,000 - 1
Reading +15 10 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Newbury - 4 £52,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £32,750 - 1
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 46 (74.19%) Cisco
2 45 (72.58%) LAN
3 39 (62.90%) CheckPoint
4 31 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (48.39%) Network Security
5 30 (48.39%) WAN
5 30 (48.39%) VPN
5 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (45.16%) Firewall
6 28 (45.16%) Wireless
7 25 (40.32%) HP
7 25 (40.32%) CCNP
8 22 (35.48%) Presales
9 20 (32.26%) MS Visio
10 19 (30.65%) DNS
10 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
11 18 (29.03%) Windows
12 17 (27.42%) ITIL
12 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (27.42%) CCSE
12 17 (27.42%) VLAN
13 16 (25.81%) ITIL V3
14 15 (24.19%) Aruba
14 15 (24.19%) MPLS
15 14 (22.58%) Juniper
15 14 (22.58%) DHCP
15 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
15 14 (22.58%) Fortinet
15 14 (22.58%) Cisco Firepower
16 13 (20.97%) CCDP

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 10 (16.13%) IIS
1 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Visio
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (4.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (72.58%) LAN
2 31 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (48.39%) Network Security
3 30 (48.39%) VPN
3 30 (48.39%) WAN
4 28 (45.16%) Firewall
4 28 (45.16%) Wireless
5 19 (30.65%) DNS
6 17 (27.42%) VLAN
7 15 (24.19%) MPLS
8 14 (22.58%) Cisco Firepower
8 14 (22.58%) DHCP
9 13 (20.97%) OSPF
9 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
10 12 (19.35%) SNMP
10 12 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (17.74%) BGP
12 10 (16.13%) Bluetooth
12 10 (16.13%) Ethernet
12 10 (16.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) LAN Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) IT Support
3 10 (16.13%) IT Support Technician
3 10 (16.13%) IT Technician
3 10 (16.13%) Security Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Security Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Support Technician
4 6 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Mitel Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.13%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) IVR
5 3 (4.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.68%) Android
4 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Presales
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
3 16 (25.81%) ITIL V3
4 10 (16.13%) Asset Management
4 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.13%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 10 (16.13%) Network Design
4 10 (16.13%) SIEM
4 10 (16.13%) Software Optimisation
4 10 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (11.29%) Logistics
6 6 (9.68%) ITSM
6 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.68%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.84%) Server Patching
8 3 (4.84%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.32%) CCNP
3 17 (27.42%) CCSE
4 13 (20.97%) CCDP
5 11 (17.74%) CCNA
6 10 (16.13%) CISSP
6 10 (16.13%) IISP
6 10 (16.13%) ISSAP
6 10 (16.13%) JNCIP
7 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.45%) CCSA
9 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (3.23%) CCIE
10 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
10 2 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) QRadar
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Cisco
2 39 (62.90%) CheckPoint
3 25 (40.32%) HP
4 15 (24.19%) Aruba
5 14 (22.58%) Fortinet
5 14 (22.58%) Juniper
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.13%) Citrix
6 10 (16.13%) IBM
6 10 (16.13%) LogRhythm
6 10 (16.13%) Splunk
6 10 (16.13%) Tufin
6 10 (16.13%) Zscaler
7 9 (14.52%) VMware
8 7 (11.29%) Forcepoint
9 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 5 (8.06%) F5
9 5 (8.06%) Meraki
10 4 (6.45%) Brocade
10 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto