The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 291 307 337
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +30
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 25 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.35% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 11
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.87%
WLAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1942 1783 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 15.06% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1583 2090
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WLAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WLAN Salary Trend in the City of London

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 36 (75.00%) LAN
2 33 (68.75%) Firewall
3 29 (60.42%) Wireless
4 27 (56.25%) WAN
5 26 (54.17%) Cisco
6 25 (52.08%) VPN
7 22 (45.83%) MPLS
8 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
9 20 (41.67%) VLAN
10 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (33.33%) Windows
12 15 (31.25%) DHCP
12 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
13 14 (29.17%) DNS
14 13 (27.08%) BGP
14 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (25.00%) DFS Replication
15 12 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (25.00%) Juniper
15 12 (25.00%) Kerberos
15 12 (25.00%) SNMP
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (25.00%) LDAP
15 12 (25.00%) Finance
15 12 (25.00%) SecurID
16 10 (20.83%) Marketing
16 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
16 10 (20.83%) MS Excel

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) LAN
2 33 (68.75%) Firewall
3 29 (60.42%) Wireless
4 27 (56.25%) WAN
5 25 (52.08%) VPN
6 22 (45.83%) MPLS
7 20 (41.67%) VLAN
8 15 (31.25%) DHCP
9 14 (29.17%) DNS
10 13 (27.08%) BGP
11 12 (25.00%) Kerberos
11 12 (25.00%) SNMP
11 12 (25.00%) LDAP
12 10 (20.83%) SSL
12 10 (20.83%) OSPF
12 10 (20.83%) Internet
12 10 (20.83%) Unified Communications
13 9 (18.75%) SAN
13 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 8 (16.67%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.83%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 4 (8.33%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
1 15 (31.25%) Network Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Sales Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Product Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (25.00%) SecurID
3 3 (6.25%) IVR
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (14.58%) Business Development
2 7 (14.58%) CRM
3 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Product Management
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) CCIE
4 4 (8.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) CCDP
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) CCIP
6 2 (4.17%) CCSP
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) CCSE
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) UAG
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 12 (25.00%) Juniper
3 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) Nokia
5 7 (14.58%) VMware
6 6 (12.50%) Brocade
6 6 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (10.42%) F5
7 5 (10.42%) Nortel
7 5 (10.42%) Avaya
8 4 (8.33%) Citrix
8 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
9 3 (6.25%) Tandberg
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle
11 1 (2.08%) Apple
11 1 (2.08%) NetApp
11 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
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