The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / South East
Rank 307 380 401
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 78 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 1.84% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 73 52 41
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3169 3858 4587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.07% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2544 3249 3484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WLAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WLAN Salary Trend in the South East

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the South East

WLAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 25 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent +28 23 £43,000 +7.50%
Berkshire +18 22 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Surrey +30 7 £49,000 +62.65%
East Sussex +10 1 £50,000 -23.07% 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 126 (90.65%) LAN
2 102 (73.38%) WAN
3 88 (63.31%) Cisco
4 71 (51.08%) Firewall
5 63 (45.32%) Wireless
5 63 (45.32%) Microsoft
6 52 (37.41%) DHCP
6 52 (37.41%) SAN
7 51 (36.69%) VMware
8 48 (34.53%) DNS
9 47 (33.81%) Active Directory
10 46 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (31.65%) ITIL
12 43 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (30.22%) VPN
14 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
15 36 (25.90%) CCNP
16 34 (24.46%) HP
16 34 (24.46%) Presales
17 33 (23.74%) VoIP
18 31 (22.30%) IP Telephony
19 30 (21.58%) Windows
19 30 (21.58%) CCNA
19 30 (21.58%) IPsec
20 28 (20.14%) Network Design
21 26 (18.71%) Hyper-V
21 26 (18.71%) F5
21 26 (18.71%) MS Exchange
22 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
23 22 (15.83%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (18.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.23%) IIS
2 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.79%) MS Office
3 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 126 (90.65%) LAN
2 102 (73.38%) WAN
3 71 (51.08%) Firewall
4 63 (45.32%) Wireless
5 52 (37.41%) DHCP
5 52 (37.41%) SAN
6 48 (34.53%) DNS
7 42 (30.22%) VPN
8 33 (23.74%) VoIP
9 31 (22.30%) IP Telephony
10 30 (21.58%) IPsec
11 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
12 22 (15.83%) Fibre Channel
12 22 (15.83%) OSPF
12 22 (15.83%) SNMP
13 20 (14.39%) MPLS
14 17 (12.23%) BGP
14 17 (12.23%) Cisco IPT
14 17 (12.23%) SSL
14 17 (12.23%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.04%) Military
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Network Support
4 12 (8.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) LAN Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) WAN Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) .NET
2 11 (7.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.16%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.58%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) ITIL
2 34 (24.46%) Presales
3 28 (20.14%) Network Design
4 17 (12.23%) Project Management
5 16 (11.51%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (11.51%) Network Management
5 16 (11.51%) Threat Management
6 14 (10.07%) GAP Analysis
6 14 (10.07%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.19%) Coaching
8 9 (6.47%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.32%) Change Management
10 6 (4.32%) Migration
10 6 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.88%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.60%) Python
2 5 (3.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (25.90%) CCNP
3 30 (21.58%) CCNA
4 14 (10.07%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.91%) Degree
6 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.32%) CCIE
7 6 (4.32%) MCITP
7 6 (4.32%) MCSA
7 6 (4.32%) MCSE
7 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.60%) HP MASE
8 5 (3.60%) MCTS
9 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.44%) CCDA
10 2 (1.44%) CCDE
10 2 (1.44%) CCENT
11 1 (0.72%) CCSP
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (33.81%) Active Directory
2 43 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.71%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 17 (12.23%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (5.76%) Terminal Server
6 5 (3.60%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (3.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (63.31%) Cisco
2 63 (45.32%) Microsoft
3 51 (36.69%) VMware
4 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
5 34 (24.46%) HP
6 26 (18.71%) F5
7 21 (15.11%) Brocade
8 20 (14.39%) Juniper
9 19 (13.67%) Mitel
9 19 (13.67%) Riverbed
10 17 (12.23%) Siemens
11 11 (7.91%) SolarWinds
12 10 (7.19%) Aruba
12 10 (7.19%) Dell
13 8 (5.76%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.04%) EMC
14 7 (5.04%) EqualLogic
15 5 (3.60%) Palo Alto
16 4 (2.88%) 3PAR
16 4 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
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