The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 125 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £38,750 - £46,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £57,300
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
274 278 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.27% 15.25% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 177 247 261
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
4 10 (66.67%) Internet
5 8 (53.33%) Presales
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) SSL
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) IPsec
6 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (46.67%) SSH
7 5 (33.33%) Aruba
7 5 (33.33%) Meraki
7 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 4 (26.67%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (26.67%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Huawei
8 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
8 4 (26.67%) NGN
8 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
8 4 (26.67%) CCVP
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) EIGRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
4 7 (46.67%) IPsec
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) SSH
4 7 (46.67%) SSL
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) IGRP
5 4 (26.67%) NGN
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (26.67%) VRRP
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technology Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Presales
2 3 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCVP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Aruba
2 5 (33.33%) Meraki
2 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (26.67%) Huawei
3 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp