The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 558 742 710
Rank change year-on-year
+184 -32
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 331 244 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.38% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 300 203 203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +170 317 £45,000 -1.61% 20
London +74 102 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South East +78 89 £43,000 -18.09% 5
North West +21 50 £44,000 +26.61% 2
Manchester +10 28 £38,000 +10.14%
Hampshire +15 27 £40,000 +3.89%
South West +36 25 £32,500 +20.37% 5
Kent +31 25 £43,000 +53.57%
City of London +31 22 £50,000 +9.31%
Berkshire +29 19 £48,750 -18.75% 2
Basingstoke +6 19 £52,500 +36.36%
Merseyside +8 18 £50,500 +46.37% 1
West Midlands -16 17 £46,000 +53.33% 4
East of England +11 16 £48,750 +25.00%
Liverpool -7 15 £51,250 +57.69% 1
Surrey +21 14 £43,250 +42.97% 1
East Midlands +20 14 £34,500 -44.80% 2
Bristol +28 12 £44,000 +87.23% 1
Hertfordshire +23 11 £27,500 -
Birmingham -1 10 £42,500 +26.86%
Dartford - 10 £57,500 -
Newbury +24 7 £42,500 -19.04%
Oxted - 7 £29,000 -
Wiltshire +22 6 £26,500 -3.63%
Nottinghamshire +2 6 £31,225 -50.04%
Somerset +9 5 £31,250 +1.62% 2
Nottingham -3 5 £30,450 -51.28%
Sittingbourne - 5 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +29 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Swindon +14 4 £26,500 -1.85%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for WLAN.

1 532 (83.13%) LAN
2 439 (68.59%) WAN
3 426 (66.56%) Cisco
4 369 (57.66%) Firewall
5 281 (43.91%) Wireless
6 278 (43.44%) Cisco Certification
7 209 (32.66%) VPN
8 206 (32.19%) CCNP
9 196 (30.63%) Windows
10 177 (27.66%) Active Directory
11 174 (27.19%) ITIL
11 174 (27.19%) VMware
12 170 (26.56%) DHCP
13 168 (26.25%) DNS
14 167 (26.09%) CCNA
15 156 (24.38%) Network Security
16 143 (22.34%) VLAN
17 135 (21.09%) Microsoft
18 134 (20.94%) HP
19 126 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 119 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
21 116 (18.13%) VoIP
22 113 (17.66%) SAN
23 110 (17.19%) CheckPoint
24 98 (15.31%) Data Centre
25 96 (15.00%) Internet
26 92 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
27 87 (13.59%) Presales
27 87 (13.59%) TCP/IP
28 85 (13.28%) OSPF

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills 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 47 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.06%) IIS
3 15 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (2.19%) OpenStack
4 14 (2.19%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 50 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.19%) MS Office
3 17 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.41%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.13%) Office 365
4 18 (2.81%) IaaS
5 7 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.94%) PaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.63%) SaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 532 (83.13%) LAN
2 439 (68.59%) WAN
3 369 (57.66%) Firewall
4 281 (43.91%) Wireless
5 209 (32.66%) VPN
6 170 (26.56%) DHCP
7 168 (26.25%) DNS
8 156 (24.38%) Network Security
9 143 (22.34%) VLAN
10 119 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
11 116 (18.13%) VoIP
12 113 (17.66%) SAN
13 96 (15.00%) Internet
14 92 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 87 (13.59%) TCP/IP
16 85 (13.28%) BGP
16 85 (13.28%) OSPF
17 82 (12.81%) IPsec
18 79 (12.34%) MPLS
19 71 (11.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.47%) FileMaker
3 3 (0.47%) MySQL
3 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) Trac
General
1 66 (10.31%) Finance
2 64 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.69%) Legal
4 18 (2.81%) Retail
5 17 (2.66%) Banking
5 17 (2.66%) Publishing
6 15 (2.34%) Law
7 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.56%) Marketing
9 7 (1.09%) Military
10 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.63%) Electronics
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 228 (35.63%) Network Engineer
2 80 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 79 (12.34%) Analyst
4 71 (11.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 56 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 54 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 33 (5.16%) IT Engineer
8 32 (5.00%) Network Analyst
9 30 (4.69%) IT Support
9 30 (4.69%) Security Manager
10 27 (4.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 27 (4.22%) Network Manager
11 26 (4.06%) Network Security Manager
11 26 (4.06%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.75%) Consultant
12 24 (3.75%) Team Leader
12 24 (3.75%) WLAN Engineer
13 23 (3.59%) Support Analyst
14 22 (3.44%) Architect
14 22 (3.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.47%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.50%) .NET
2 16 (2.50%) Web Services
3 12 (1.88%) Flash
4 4 (0.63%) LAMP
5 1 (0.16%) CGI
5 1 (0.16%) WAP
5 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.31%) Data Centre
2 67 (10.47%) Video Conferencing
3 52 (8.13%) NHS
4 29 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (2.81%) Clustering
7 16 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.03%) Handset
9 12 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
10 11 (1.72%) User Experience
11 10 (1.56%) CLARiiON
11 10 (1.56%) PKI
12 9 (1.41%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.41%) Statistics
13 8 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.94%) FMCG
15 5 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 196 (30.63%) Windows
2 83 (12.97%) Windows Server
3 51 (7.97%) Linux
4 46 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 35 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (5.31%) Unix
8 19 (2.97%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.88%) Android
9 12 (1.88%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.88%) Solaris
10 8 (1.25%) Windows Phone
11 7 (1.09%) CentOS
12 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (27.19%) ITIL
2 87 (13.59%) Presales
3 83 (12.97%) Network Management
4 81 (12.66%) Service Management
5 79 (12.34%) Network Design
6 51 (7.97%) PRINCE2
7 49 (7.66%) Security Management
8 45 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
10 38 (5.94%) Change Management
10 38 (5.94%) Data Protection
11 37 (5.78%) Identity Access Management
11 37 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 35 (5.47%) Project Management
13 34 (5.31%) Service Delivery
14 31 (4.84%) Service Design
14 31 (4.84%) WAN Optimisation
15 30 (4.69%) ITSM
15 30 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
16 28 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.97%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.34%) SQL
3 8 (1.25%) Python
4 7 (1.09%) C
5 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.63%) Perl
5 4 (0.63%) Tcl
6 1 (0.16%) C++
6 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 278 (43.44%) Cisco Certification
2 206 (32.19%) CCNP
3 167 (26.09%) CCNA
4 50 (7.81%) CCIE
5 48 (7.50%) Degree
6 46 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (5.00%) MCSE
8 30 (4.69%) MCSA
9 22 (3.44%) CCVP
10 17 (2.66%) CCDP
11 15 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.88%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.72%) CISSP
13 11 (1.72%) MCP
13 11 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.56%) CCDE
14 10 (1.56%) CCSA
14 10 (1.56%) CCSE
15 9 (1.41%) CCDA
15 9 (1.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.00%) SLA
2 18 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.09%) QA
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 177 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 126 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 14 (2.19%) vSphere
7 11 (1.72%) DFS Replication
7 11 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.72%) VMware Server
7 11 (1.72%) Xen
8 10 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.94%) Firmware
10 6 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.78%) KVM
12 4 (0.63%) XenApp
13 3 (0.47%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (3.13%) SCCM
3 15 (2.34%) Puppet
4 13 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (1.88%) TrustSec
6 11 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.56%) Ansible
7 10 (1.56%) Cacti
7 10 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.41%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.25%) vRealize
10 7 (1.09%) Nagios
11 5 (0.78%) WSUS
12 4 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 426 (66.56%) Cisco
2 174 (27.19%) VMware
3 135 (21.09%) Microsoft
4 134 (20.94%) HP
5 110 (17.19%) CheckPoint
6 85 (13.28%) Juniper
7 76 (11.88%) F5
8 59 (9.22%) Palo Alto
8 59 (9.22%) SolarWinds
9 51 (7.97%) Citrix
10 48 (7.50%) Riverbed
11 41 (6.41%) Avaya
12 39 (6.09%) Mitel
13 38 (5.94%) Aruba
14 35 (5.47%) Brocade
14 35 (5.47%) Meraki
15 33 (5.16%) Fortinet
16 32 (5.00%) Siemens
17 28 (4.38%) Nortel
18 27 (4.22%) NetApp
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Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + highly attractive benefits
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