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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 649 730 582
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -148
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 254 203 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.98% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 172 236
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £29,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 +73 227 £42,500 -5.55% 26
London +17 73 £54,000 +11.34% 8
South East +28 47 £41,250 -17.50% 7
South West +23 41 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Wiltshire - 27 £21,000 -
East of England +20 24 £40,000 -13.51% 1
City of London +36 19 £70,000 +47.36% 2
North West +21 19 £37,500 +40.18% 3
Manchester +10 17 £37,500 +40.18% 2
Somerset - 17 £42,500 -
Hampshire +19 15 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Berkshire -10 15 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Scotland +25 14 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +27 12 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Cambridge +22 12 £40,000 +37.93% 1
West Midlands +4 12 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Glasgow - 12 £60,000 - 2
Reading -8 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Swindon - 11 £21,000 -
Essex +15 9 £57,500 +53.33%
Basingstoke +27 7 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Surrey +16 7 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Basildon - 6 £61,250 -
Devon -10 5 £35,000 +6.06%
Staffordshire - 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands +6 4 £45,000 +71.42% 1
South Wales +4 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Bridgend +2 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Wales -3 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Exeter -11 4 £35,000 +11.11%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 368 (79.83%) LAN
2 285 (61.82%) WAN
3 275 (59.65%) Cisco
4 213 (46.20%) Windows
5 187 (40.56%) Wireless
6 183 (39.70%) Firewall
7 167 (36.23%) VPN
8 156 (33.84%) Active Directory
9 138 (29.93%) Microsoft
10 135 (29.28%) VMware
11 127 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
12 116 (25.16%) MS Exchange
13 109 (23.64%) VLAN
14 103 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 98 (21.26%) DNS
15 98 (21.26%) TCP/IP
16 97 (21.04%) CCNA
17 94 (20.39%) MPLS
18 88 (19.09%) SAN
18 88 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
19 82 (17.79%) CCNP
19 82 (17.79%) VoIP
20 81 (17.57%) DHCP
21 80 (17.35%) HP
22 70 (15.18%) Network Security
23 68 (14.75%) ITIL
23 68 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
24 67 (14.53%) BGP
25 65 (14.10%) Telecoms
26 63 (13.67%) CheckPoint

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 116 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 68 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (9.98%) Lync
4 41 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (4.56%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.69%) IIS
8 9 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 57 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.41%) MS Office
3 11 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.43%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.65%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) Yammer
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 368 (79.83%) LAN
2 285 (61.82%) WAN
3 187 (40.56%) Wireless
4 183 (39.70%) Firewall
5 167 (36.23%) VPN
6 109 (23.64%) VLAN
7 98 (21.26%) DNS
7 98 (21.26%) TCP/IP
8 94 (20.39%) MPLS
9 88 (19.09%) SAN
10 82 (17.79%) VoIP
11 81 (17.57%) DHCP
12 70 (15.18%) Network Security
13 67 (14.53%) BGP
14 61 (13.23%) Cisco ASA
15 58 (12.58%) OSPF
16 51 (11.06%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (10.85%) Internet
18 47 (10.20%) SSL
19 45 (9.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.65%) CorVu
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (14.10%) Telecoms
2 52 (11.28%) Finance
3 31 (6.72%) Marketing
4 23 (4.99%) Legal
5 22 (4.77%) Retail
5 22 (4.77%) Law
6 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.82%) Publishing
8 11 (2.39%) Electronics
9 9 (1.95%) Back Office
10 8 (1.74%) Automotive
10 8 (1.74%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.52%) Advertising
12 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.65%) Local Government
14 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.43%) Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Billing
15 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (21.48%) Network Engineer
2 74 (16.05%) Analyst
3 43 (9.33%) Architect
4 42 (9.11%) Consultant
4 42 (9.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (7.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 26 (5.64%) Team Leader
6 26 (5.64%) Server Analyst
7 24 (5.21%) Support Analyst
8 21 (4.56%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.56%) Network Analyst
8 21 (4.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (4.34%) Infrastructure Manager
10 19 (4.12%) Network Team Leader
11 17 (3.69%) IT Support
12 16 (3.47%) Network Support
12 16 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.25%) Network Architect
14 14 (3.04%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.60%) Middleware
2 8 (1.74%) UIQ
2 8 (1.74%) Series 60
2 8 (1.74%) BREW
2 8 (1.74%) Qt
2 8 (1.74%) OpenAL
2 8 (1.74%) OpenCL
2 8 (1.74%) Flash
2 8 (1.74%) J2ME
2 8 (1.74%) WAP
2 8 (1.74%) SVG
2 8 (1.74%) OpenGL
3 5 (1.08%) XMPP
4 4 (0.87%) ISPF
5 2 (0.43%) JSP
5 2 (0.43%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.22%) Web Services
6 1 (0.22%) .NET
6 1 (0.22%) COM+
6 1 (0.22%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.45%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.54%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.04%) Replication
5 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.95%) iPhone
6 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.74%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.74%) MPEG
7 8 (1.74%) Statistics
8 7 (1.52%) SCADA
8 7 (1.52%) Clustering
8 7 (1.52%) BYOD
9 6 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.30%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.30%) EPoS
9 6 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.08%) User Experience
10 5 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 213 (46.20%) Windows
2 88 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (12.80%) Linux
4 50 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (10.41%) Windows 7
6 47 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.04%) Android
9 13 (2.82%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.60%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.60%) UNIX
11 8 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.74%) Nucleus RTOS
12 4 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.87%) Solaris
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) Debian
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.75%) ITIL
2 53 (11.50%) Project Management
3 33 (7.16%) Migration
4 29 (6.29%) Load Balancing
5 26 (5.64%) Network Design
5 26 (5.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (4.77%) PRINCE2
6 22 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (4.34%) WAN Optimisation
7 20 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (4.12%) Information Security
8 19 (4.12%) Mentoring
9 18 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.90%) Change Management
9 18 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (3.69%) Service Management
11 14 (3.04%) Validation
11 14 (3.04%) Server Building
12 13 (2.82%) Patch Management
12 13 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.46%) SQL
2 17 (3.69%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.95%) C
4 8 (1.74%) C++
4 8 (1.74%) Java
5 6 (1.30%) VB
5 6 (1.30%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.22%) VB6
6 1 (0.22%) R
6 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.22%) VBScript
6 1 (0.22%) PHP
6 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 127 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (21.04%) CCNA
3 82 (17.79%) CCNP
4 49 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (9.11%) Degree
6 31 (6.72%) CCIE
7 28 (6.07%) MCSE
8 25 (5.42%) MCITP
9 21 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (3.90%) Security Cleared
11 17 (3.69%) CWNA
12 16 (3.47%) CWNE
13 14 (3.04%) CISSP
14 11 (2.39%) SC Cleared
15 9 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.74%) MCSA
16 8 (1.74%) CISM
17 7 (1.52%) MCP
18 6 (1.30%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.90%) SLA
2 16 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.30%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (33.84%) Active Directory
2 103 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.89%) vSphere
4 40 (8.68%) Hyper-V
5 28 (6.07%) DFS Replication
6 27 (5.86%) VMware Server
7 25 (5.42%) XenApp
8 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.43%) Xen
9 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) vCloud
10 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (8.89%) SCCM
2 17 (3.69%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.95%) OpenView
5 6 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.08%) SCOM
7 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.65%) Cacti
8 3 (0.65%) WSUS
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 275 (59.65%) Cisco
2 138 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 135 (29.28%) VMware
4 80 (17.35%) HP
5 63 (13.67%) CheckPoint
6 62 (13.45%) Citrix
7 58 (12.58%) Juniper
8 46 (9.98%) SolarWinds
9 41 (8.89%) Riverbed
10 34 (7.38%) Aruba
11 31 (6.72%) Avaya
12 27 (5.86%) F5
13 26 (5.64%) Mitel
14 25 (5.42%) NetApp
15 22 (4.77%) McAfee
15 22 (4.77%) Meraki
16 20 (4.34%) Siemens
17 19 (4.12%) Ruckus Wireless
18 18 (3.90%) Meru Networks
19 17 (3.69%) Aerohive Networks
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes / London
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelsea House, Ealing, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £41k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago