The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 141 126 159
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.88% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £47,500 £58,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% +161.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
WLAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 3 £47,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
WLAN
East of England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco
1 16 (69.57%) Wireless
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (60.87%) Network Management
4 12 (52.17%) Internet
4 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (47.83%) LAN
5 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (43.48%) CCNA
6 10 (43.48%) Network Design
7 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (34.78%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (34.78%) KVM
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Broadband
10 4 (17.39%) GPRS
10 4 (17.39%) GSM
10 4 (17.39%) UMTS
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) WiMAX
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) LTE
10 4 (17.39%) 4G
11 3 (13.04%) PHP
11 3 (13.04%) SQL

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Wireless
2 12 (52.17%) Internet
2 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) GPRS
6 4 (17.39%) GSM
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) UMTS
6 4 (17.39%) WiMAX
6 4 (17.39%) LTE
6 4 (17.39%) 4G
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) MPLS
7 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
8 1 (4.35%) LDAP
8 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Network Management
2 10 (43.48%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CCNP
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (34.78%) KVM
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Compuware
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Aruba
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight