Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 151 190
Rank change year-on-year +8 +39 +22
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 2.24% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -20.83% +20.00%
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -20.83% +9.09%

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 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 446 713 1,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.61% 28.16% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 352 473 889
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,550 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Reading

WLAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for WLAN in Reading

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for WLAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Meraki
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) CCSE
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) CCSA
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) AirMagnet
5 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (20.00%) DBS Check

WLAN
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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) RFID
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCSA
2 3 (30.00%) CCSE
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (20.00%) AirMagnet
5 2 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft