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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.97%

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
248 322 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 14.84% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 179 274 255
Median salary £45,000 £42,511 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.85% +6.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) SSL
6 7 (53.85%) IPsec
6 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (53.85%) SSH
7 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
7 6 (46.15%) BGP
8 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
8 5 (38.46%) OSPF
8 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
8 5 (38.46%) Presales
9 4 (30.77%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (30.77%) Wireless
9 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (30.77%) Meraki
9 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
9 4 (30.77%) Aruba
9 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (30.77%) NGN
9 4 (30.77%) Huawei
9 4 (30.77%) VLAN
9 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire

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 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 11 (84.62%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
5 8 (61.54%) SSL
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) IPsec
6 7 (53.85%) SSH
7 6 (46.15%) BGP
8 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
8 5 (38.46%) OSPF
9 4 (30.77%) DHCP
9 4 (30.77%) DNS
9 4 (30.77%) IGRP
9 4 (30.77%) NGN
9 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (30.77%) VLAN
9 4 (30.77%) VRRP
9 4 (30.77%) Wireless
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technology Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) IISP
3 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (30.77%) Aruba
4 4 (30.77%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (30.77%) Huawei
4 4 (30.77%) Meraki
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (7.69%) Tufin