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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 289 308 291
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 8 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.89% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 31
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £39,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1311 2017 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 16.96% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1695 1649
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 25 (73.53%) Cisco
3 23 (67.65%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
5 15 (44.12%) Firewall
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) VPN
8 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 10 (29.41%) MPLS
9 9 (26.47%) SAN
9 9 (26.47%) Wireless
10 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (23.53%) Information Security
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (23.53%) Network Security
11 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
12 5 (14.71%) Project Management
12 5 (14.71%) Websense
12 5 (14.71%) OSPF
12 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (14.71%) Network Design
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) WAN
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 10 (29.41%) VPN
4 10 (29.41%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) SAN
5 9 (26.47%) Wireless
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (14.71%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) DNS
8 5 (14.71%) DHCP
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.76%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) SSL
9 4 (11.76%) BGP
9 4 (11.76%) VLAN
9 4 (11.76%) IPsec
10 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (26.47%) IT Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Network Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) BYOD
2 2 (5.88%) EPoS
2 2 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Network Design
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Websense
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix