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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 135 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.053% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 0.29% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Median salary £42,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £33,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
383 340 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.69% 18.02% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 250 297 324
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,750 £26,775
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (71.43%) CCNP
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 12 (57.14%) Presales
6 10 (47.62%) Internet
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) CCIE
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
7 8 (38.10%) CCVP
7 8 (38.10%) IPsec
8 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (33.33%) Wireless
8 7 (33.33%) SSH
8 7 (33.33%) Aruba
8 7 (33.33%) Meraki
8 7 (33.33%) Network Security
9 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
10 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
10 5 (23.81%) BGP
10 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
10 5 (23.81%) OSPF
11 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
11 4 (19.05%) CCNA
11 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) IGRP

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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) Internet
4 8 (38.10%) IPsec
4 8 (38.10%) SSL
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) SSH
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) IGRP
7 4 (19.05%) NGN
7 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (19.05%) VRRP
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Technology Manager
4 3 (14.29%) WLAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Presales
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 3 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) CCIE
3 8 (38.10%) CCVP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cacti
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Aruba
2 7 (33.33%) Meraki
3 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 4 (19.05%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (19.05%) Huawei
4 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) VMware