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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 625 625 613
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 287 252 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.37% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 244 214 258
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.87%

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
20596 18392 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16283 14986 18234
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -2 269 £42,500 -5.72% 28
London +25 109 £52,500 - 14
South East -14 58 £40,000 -3.03% 8
West Yorkshire -20 30 £33,500 - 1
Yorkshire -42 30 £33,500 - 1
South West -15 28 £35,000 -
Leeds -26 28 £33,500 - 1
Berkshire +22 26 £35,000 - 3
Devon +4 26 £35,000 -
City of London +16 25 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Reading +10 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Midlands +2 21 £40,000 +27.85% 1
East of England -4 20 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Hertfordshire -11 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Hampshire -14 15 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £52,500 +3.44% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £57,500 -
Birmingham +2 9 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Milton Keynes -2 9 - - 1
Brentford - 8 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Staffordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Hounslow - 5 £52,500 -
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Basingstoke 0 4 £37,500 +63.04%
Southampton -3 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Exeter -5 4 £37,000 +5.71%
Cannock - 4 £40,000 -
Hayes - 4 £52,500 - 1

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 347 (71.55%) Cisco
2 327 (67.42%) LAN
3 244 (50.31%) WAN
4 230 (47.42%) Wireless
5 226 (46.60%) Firewall
6 204 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
7 162 (33.40%) CCNA
8 152 (31.34%) VPN
9 143 (29.48%) Windows
10 134 (27.63%) BGP
11 126 (25.98%) CheckPoint
12 113 (23.30%) EIGRP
13 103 (21.24%) TCP/IP
13 103 (21.24%) CCNP
14 102 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
14 102 (21.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 101 (20.82%) Microsoft
16 99 (20.41%) VLAN
17 95 (19.59%) Active Directory
18 89 (18.35%) MPLS
19 82 (16.91%) DHCP
20 79 (16.29%) DNS
21 78 (16.08%) Network Design
22 76 (15.67%) VoIP
22 76 (15.67%) Telecoms
23 73 (15.05%) OSPF
24 70 (14.43%) Cisco CUCM
25 69 (14.23%) VMware
26 68 (14.02%) Finance
27 62 (12.78%) HP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 56 (11.55%) Lync
2 53 (10.93%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.30%) IIS
5 12 (2.47%) Apache
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Site Server
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.39%) MS Office
3 10 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Summit
1 3 (0.62%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.21%) Eikon
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) SaaS
2 4 (0.82%) PaaS
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 327 (67.42%) LAN
2 244 (50.31%) WAN
3 230 (47.42%) Wireless
4 226 (46.60%) Firewall
5 152 (31.34%) VPN
6 134 (27.63%) BGP
7 113 (23.30%) EIGRP
8 103 (21.24%) TCP/IP
9 102 (21.03%) Cisco ASA
9 102 (21.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 99 (20.41%) VLAN
11 89 (18.35%) MPLS
12 82 (16.91%) DHCP
13 79 (16.29%) DNS
14 76 (15.67%) VoIP
15 73 (15.05%) OSPF
16 61 (12.58%) DMVPN
17 50 (10.31%) SSL
17 50 (10.31%) SNMP
18 49 (10.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.68%) MySQL
2 9 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.82%) Big Data
5 3 (0.62%) CorVu
5 3 (0.62%) MS Access
6 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 76 (15.67%) Telecoms
2 68 (14.02%) Finance
3 25 (5.15%) Law
4 13 (2.68%) Legal
4 13 (2.68%) Marketing
5 11 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.65%) Banking
7 7 (1.44%) Retail
8 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 3 (0.62%) French Language
9 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (31.13%) Network Engineer
2 62 (12.78%) Analyst
3 43 (8.87%) Network Analyst
4 38 (7.84%) Consultant
5 26 (5.36%) Network Support
6 25 (5.15%) Architect
6 25 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (4.95%) Wireless Engineer
8 23 (4.74%) Support Engineer
9 22 (4.54%) Project Engineer
10 19 (3.92%) Team Leader
10 19 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (3.92%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.51%) Network Team Leader
11 17 (3.51%) Senior Network Analyst
12 16 (3.30%) Operations Analyst
12 16 (3.30%) Network Architect
12 16 (3.30%) Sales Manager
13 15 (3.09%) Network Consultant
14 14 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.41%) CSS
1 2 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.21%) DCOM
2 1 (0.21%) JSP
2 1 (0.21%) XML
2 1 (0.21%) WAP
2 1 (0.21%) SyncML
2 1 (0.21%) LAMP
2 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.54%) SecurID
4 16 (3.30%) Hedge funds
4 16 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.06%) Clustering
6 5 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.03%) PKI
6 5 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.82%) iPhone
7 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.82%) CCTV
7 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.62%) Firmware
8 3 (0.62%) IVR
8 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 143 (29.48%) Windows
2 57 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (11.34%) Linux
4 46 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (5.98%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.12%) UNIX
7 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.44%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.03%) Android
10 5 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.03%) Solaris
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.21%) bada
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.08%) Network Design
2 61 (12.58%) ITIL
3 60 (12.37%) E-Commerce
4 40 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
5 39 (8.04%) Project Management
6 33 (6.80%) Network Management
7 32 (6.60%) Service Management
8 28 (5.77%) WAN Optimisation
9 25 (5.15%) Change Management
10 23 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (4.12%) Business Development
12 19 (3.92%) Load Balancing
12 19 (3.92%) Time Management
13 17 (3.51%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.09%) Information Security
15 14 (2.89%) Asset Management
15 14 (2.89%) Data Analysis
16 13 (2.68%) Migration
16 13 (2.68%) Mentoring
17 12 (2.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.75%) Lisp
2 24 (4.95%) SQL
3 9 (1.86%) PHP
4 3 (0.62%) R
5 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.21%) C
5 1 (0.21%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 204 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (33.40%) CCNA
3 103 (21.24%) CCNP
4 49 (10.10%) Degree
5 39 (8.04%) CCIE
6 38 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (6.39%) MCITP
8 29 (5.98%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.68%) CCDP
10 11 (2.27%) CISSP
11 10 (2.06%) CCIP
12 9 (1.86%) HNC
12 9 (1.86%) HND
12 9 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.65%) CCVP
14 7 (1.44%) CCSE
14 7 (1.44%) MCP
14 7 (1.44%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.24%) CCSP
16 5 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.57%) SLA
2 21 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.09%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.86%) QA
5 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.82%) COBIT
7 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.30%) vSphere
4 15 (3.09%) DFS Replication
5 11 (2.27%) KVM
6 10 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.65%) XenServer
8 3 (0.62%) XenApp
8 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.41%) Postfix
9 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.41%) UAG
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (14.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (2.47%) SCCM
3 9 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.65%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.03%) RANCID
5 5 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (1.03%) Cacti
5 5 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.21%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.21%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 347 (71.55%) Cisco
2 126 (25.98%) CheckPoint
3 101 (20.82%) Microsoft
4 69 (14.23%) VMware
5 62 (12.78%) HP
6 60 (12.37%) F5
7 59 (12.16%) Avaya
8 56 (11.55%) Motorola
9 42 (8.66%) Juniper
10 34 (7.01%) Aruba
11 32 (6.60%) Riverbed
12 20 (4.12%) Citrix
13 16 (3.30%) Dell
14 14 (2.89%) EMC
14 14 (2.89%) Aerohive Networks
15 13 (2.68%) NetApp
15 13 (2.68%) Mitel
15 13 (2.68%) McAfee
16 12 (2.47%) Oracle
17 11 (2.27%) Nortel
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