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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.92% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 372 574 750
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.66% 30.31% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 243 466 395
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 10 (66.67%) LAN
1 10 (66.67%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) RFID
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Aruba
7 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (13.33%) OpenStack

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 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) RFID
5 2 (13.33%) 802.11
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) IPv6
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Junos
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Presales Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Presales Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Presales
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Tcl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) HP MASE
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Aruba
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds