Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 95 67
Rank change year-on-year -23 -28 -27
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 38 83 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.50% 2.74% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 8.85% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 82
Reading median annual salary £48,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.52% +27.78% -18.18%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £77,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% -9.09%

Wireless 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 507 938 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.02% 31.00% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 367 588 904
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Reading

Wireless
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Reading

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Reading over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Reading region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 26 (68.42%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Juniper
3 18 (47.37%) WAN
4 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
5 16 (42.11%) CCNP
5 16 (42.11%) HP
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (36.84%) Internet
7 13 (34.21%) MPLS
7 13 (34.21%) Brocade
8 12 (31.58%) LAN
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (26.32%) ITIL
10 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 10 (26.32%) Meraki
11 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
11 9 (23.68%) CCNA
11 9 (23.68%) VPN
12 8 (21.05%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) CCIE
12 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
12 8 (21.05%) OSPF
12 8 (21.05%) BGP
12 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
13 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) VLAN
13 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
13 7 (18.42%) IPsec
13 7 (18.42%) Network Design

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) G Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) WAN
3 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
4 14 (36.84%) Internet
5 13 (34.21%) MPLS
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) DNS
9 8 (21.05%) OSPF
10 7 (18.42%) IPsec
10 7 (18.42%) VLAN
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (15.79%) VoIP
12 5 (13.16%) Network Security
12 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
13 4 (10.53%) SSL
13 4 (10.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Field Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Network Field Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Network Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Presales Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) CCTV
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Handset
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Network Design
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (10.53%) Presales
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
1 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CCNP
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCNA
3 8 (21.05%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) CCDA
4 5 (13.16%) CCDP
4 5 (13.16%) JNCIE
4 5 (13.16%) JNCIP
5 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.63%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) CCSE
7 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Juniper
3 16 (42.11%) HP
4 13 (34.21%) Brocade
5 10 (26.32%) Meraki
6 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
7 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
8 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
9 6 (15.79%) F5
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) Aruba
10 5 (13.16%) Avaya
10 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
10 5 (13.16%) VMware
11 4 (10.53%) Dell
12 3 (7.89%) BroadSoft
12 3 (7.89%) Citrix
12 3 (7.89%) Meru Networks
12 3 (7.89%) Zeacom
13 2 (5.26%) Symantec