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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 137 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.056% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £21,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
336 306 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.05% 17.09% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 256 257 236
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (66.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) OneDrive
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL

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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) xDSL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Bid Writer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Motorola