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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 135 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.10% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 0.50% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Median salary £45,000 £34,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -31.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
WLAN
West Midlands

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
396 399 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.54% 20.07% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 280 365 296
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 August 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Presales
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless
6 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
7 8 (47.06%) CCIE
7 8 (47.06%) HP
7 8 (47.06%) CCVP
8 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (35.29%) MPLS
8 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (35.29%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) VoIP
9 5 (29.41%) CCNA
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) VMware
9 5 (29.41%) NetApp
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
9 5 (29.41%) XenApp
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
1 4 (23.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
5 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 4 (23.53%) NAS
7 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
7 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Skype
7 4 (23.53%) xDSL
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless Security
9 2 (11.76%) DMZ
10 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.88%) IPsec
10 1 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) WLAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Presales
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCIE
3 8 (47.06%) CCVP
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (23.53%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Aruba
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) SonicWALL
5 3 (17.65%) Meraki
6 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Huawei
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Mitel
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds