The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 626 728 628
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -100
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 278 171 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.91% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 144 226
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.33% -11.76%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19963 18895 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.23% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16119 14849 19032
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WLAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK.

WLAN Salary Trend in the UK

WLAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the UK

WLAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England +100 268 £50,000 +20.48% 26
London +87 108 £55,500 +14.43% 11
South East +52 87 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Berkshire +47 55 £53,050 +51.57% 4
City of London +47 38 £65,000 +46.06% 4
South West +4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Reading +9 17 £57,000 +62.85%
Devon +4 17 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -13 16 £32,500 -20.73% 1
North West -21 15 £26,250 -23.91%
West Midlands +2 12 £45,000 +47.54%
Bracknell -7 11 £53,050 -3.54%
Manchester -22 11 £22,500 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £57,000 +34.11%
Leeds -20 9 £33,500 -10.06% 2
West Yorkshire -31 9 £33,500 -11.84% 3
Yorkshire -41 9 £33,500 -11.84% 5
Surrey 0 8 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Kent - 8 £35,000 -
Slough -1 7 - - 1
Hampshire -7 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Essex - 7 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +3 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Hertfordshire -18 6 £47,500 -19.14%
Southampton - 5 £38,000 -
Exeter - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex +4 4 £52,500 -12.50%
High Wycombe +3 4 £57,000 +52.00%
Twickenham -2 4 - -

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 423 (74.21%) Cisco
2 419 (73.51%) LAN
3 326 (57.19%) WAN
4 281 (49.30%) Firewall
5 270 (47.37%) Wireless
6 224 (39.30%) VPN
7 213 (37.37%) Cisco Certification
8 190 (33.33%) Windows
9 157 (27.54%) CheckPoint
10 149 (26.14%) CCNA
11 126 (22.11%) Active Directory
12 123 (21.58%) Microsoft
13 121 (21.23%) BGP
14 118 (20.70%) CCNP
15 115 (20.18%) VLAN
16 112 (19.65%) TCP/IP
17 111 (19.47%) VoIP
18 108 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
19 100 (17.54%) MS Exchange
20 97 (17.02%) Network Security
21 96 (16.84%) Telecoms
22 94 (16.49%) VMware
22 94 (16.49%) MPLS
22 94 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
23 93 (16.32%) Avaya
23 93 (16.32%) Network Design
24 90 (15.79%) DNS
25 88 (15.44%) HP
25 88 (15.44%) Juniper
26 84 (14.74%) ITIL

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 100 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 63 (11.05%) Lync
3 39 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (4.56%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.04%) IIS
6 20 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.75%) Apache
8 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.18%) WordPress
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (9.82%) MS Office
2 50 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.93%) Office 365
2 3 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 419 (73.51%) LAN
2 326 (57.19%) WAN
3 281 (49.30%) Firewall
4 270 (47.37%) Wireless
5 224 (39.30%) VPN
6 121 (21.23%) BGP
7 115 (20.18%) VLAN
8 112 (19.65%) TCP/IP
9 111 (19.47%) VoIP
10 108 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
11 97 (17.02%) Network Security
12 94 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 94 (16.49%) MPLS
13 90 (15.79%) DNS
14 83 (14.56%) OSPF
15 82 (14.39%) EIGRP
16 74 (12.98%) DHCP
17 67 (11.75%) Cisco IOS
18 56 (9.82%) IPsec
19 53 (9.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.40%) MySQL
3 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.70%) Big Data
5 3 (0.53%) CorVu
5 3 (0.53%) MS Access
6 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.35%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 96 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 79 (13.86%) Finance
3 26 (4.56%) Marketing
4 21 (3.68%) Law
5 19 (3.33%) Banking
6 15 (2.63%) Retail
7 13 (2.28%) Legal
8 12 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.88%) Electronics
11 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.53%) Games
12 3 (0.53%) Billing
12 3 (0.53%) French Language
12 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 165 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 52 (9.12%) Architect
3 46 (8.07%) Consultant
4 42 (7.37%) Analyst
5 34 (5.96%) Project Engineer
6 31 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (5.09%) Wireless Engineer
8 28 (4.91%) Team Leader
9 27 (4.74%) Network Team Leader
10 25 (4.39%) Network Architect
10 25 (4.39%) Administrator
11 24 (4.21%) Network Analyst
12 23 (4.04%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (3.86%) Network Support
14 20 (3.51%) Network Administrator
14 20 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (2.81%) Technical Architect
16 15 (2.63%) Security Consultant
16 15 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.88%) JSP
2 2 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) XML
3 1 (0.18%) WAP
3 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) SyncML
3 1 (0.18%) LAMP
3 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (3.33%) Clustering
5 16 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 15 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (1.93%) Replication
8 11 (1.93%) SecurID
9 7 (1.23%) iPad
9 7 (1.23%) iPhone
10 6 (1.05%) SCADA
11 5 (0.88%) PKI
11 5 (0.88%) DTV
12 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.70%) CESG
12 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 190 (33.33%) Windows
2 66 (11.58%) Linux
3 53 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 32 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.21%) Windows 8
7 24 (4.21%) UNIX
8 14 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.46%) Android
9 11 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.18%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.32%) Network Design
2 84 (14.74%) ITIL
3 48 (8.42%) Project Management
4 43 (7.54%) Load Balancing
5 38 (6.67%) Network Management
5 38 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 37 (6.49%) Service Management
7 33 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
8 31 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
10 25 (4.39%) Migration
11 24 (4.21%) Change Management
11 24 (4.21%) Line Management
12 18 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (3.16%) Asset Management
12 18 (3.16%) Time Management
13 16 (2.81%) Information Security
13 16 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (2.63%) TOGAF
14 15 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.14%) Lisp
2 23 (4.04%) SQL
3 6 (1.05%) PHP
4 5 (0.88%) R
5 4 (0.70%) Perl
6 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 213 (37.37%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (26.14%) CCNA
3 118 (20.70%) CCNP
4 64 (11.23%) Degree
5 63 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (10.53%) CCIE
7 45 (7.89%) MCITP
8 20 (3.51%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.51%) CCDP
9 16 (2.81%) CISSP
10 15 (2.63%) CCIP
11 14 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.93%) MCSE
13 10 (1.75%) CCVP
14 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.58%) HNC
14 9 (1.58%) HND
14 9 (1.58%) CCDA
15 8 (1.40%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.74%) SLA
2 23 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.23%) QA
4 7 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.70%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.53%) COBIT
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (22.11%) Active Directory
2 56 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.72%) vSphere
4 35 (6.14%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.56%) XenApp
6 15 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.58%) DFS Replication
8 8 (1.40%) KVM
9 7 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.53%) XenServer
10 3 (0.53%) UAG
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.35%) Postfix
11 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.35%) Firmware
12 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (7.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (2.46%) SCCM
3 11 (1.93%) SCOrch
4 8 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.40%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (1.40%) Cacti
4 8 (1.40%) RANCID
5 6 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
7 4 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.18%) SCSM
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView
9 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 423 (74.21%) Cisco
2 157 (27.54%) CheckPoint
3 123 (21.58%) Microsoft
4 94 (16.49%) VMware
5 93 (16.32%) Avaya
6 88 (15.44%) Juniper
6 88 (15.44%) HP
7 58 (10.18%) Aruba
8 57 (10.00%) F5
9 52 (9.12%) Citrix
10 34 (5.96%) Motorola
11 28 (4.91%) Dell
12 23 (4.04%) Nokia
13 21 (3.68%) Apple
14 20 (3.51%) EMC
15 19 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
15 19 (3.33%) Meraki
16 16 (2.81%) Fortinet
17 15 (2.63%) Riverbed
18 14 (2.46%) Oracle
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