Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 149 200
Rank change year-on-year +15 +51 +7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.43% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 2.01% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £46,950 £25,500 £42,063
90th Percentile £60,375 £55,625 £64,125
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £43,875
% change year-on-year +11.63% +22.51% -26.88%

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 422 647 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.14% 26.56% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 349 461 793
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 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +5.32%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 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
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) Presales
5 5 (50.00%) Meraki
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) F5
5 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 5 (50.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) CCSE
6 4 (40.00%) CCSA
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) Dell
8 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (20.00%) Aruba
8 2 (20.00%) VLAN

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 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) IOS XR
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) 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%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
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%) Incident Management
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 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CCSA
3 4 (40.00%) CCSE
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) 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%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds