The first table below looks at the demand for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 109 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.24% 0.083% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
254 247 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.00% 20.62% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 230 206 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WLAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Kent

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed