Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 142 183
Rank change year-on-year +4 +41 +6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.45% 0.52% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 2.17% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.73% -11.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £49,500 £27,200 £42,188
90th Percentile £60,375 £59,125 £65,625
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £43,875
% change year-on-year +36.84% +8.26% -20.23%

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 405 554 1,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.04% 23.94% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 324 413 694
Reading median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,775
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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (60.00%) Presales
6 5 (50.00%) Meraki
6 5 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
6 5 (50.00%) Network Security
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (50.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) Wireless
7 4 (40.00%) CCSA
7 4 (40.00%) CCSE
7 4 (40.00%) WAN
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 3 (30.00%) Dell
9 2 (20.00%) CCIE
9 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (20.00%) MPLS
9 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (20.00%) Aruba

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCSA
4 4 (40.00%) CCSE
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) VMware