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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 688 736 593
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -143
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 205 160 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 164 121 255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -11.17%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +44 191 £45,000 +12.50% 32
London +75 86 £50,000 +5.26% 14
South East -7 45 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Berkshire +12 25 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -11 20 £35,000 +6.53% 2
City of London +16 19 £47,500 -7.31% 2
Devon +15 16 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester +16 13 £32,500 +30.00%
North West +13 13 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Exeter +20 12 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +2 11 £40,500 -26.36% 5
Scotland +25 10 £55,000 +161.90% 1
East Midlands +25 7 £23,750 -34.02% 1
Northamptonshire +4 7 £23,750 -34.02% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +7 6 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Hampshire 0 6 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Northampton - 6 £27,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands -26 5 £61,250 +53.12% 3
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
Southampton - 4 £43,750 -
Essex - 4 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 3 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Suffolk - 3 £43,000 -
Oldham - 3 £22,500 -
Glasgow +15 2 £37,500 +78.57%
Newbury +13 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Milton Keynes +1 2 £70,000 -
Watford -2 2 £55,000 -2.22% 2

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 380 (81.37%) LAN
2 343 (73.45%) Cisco
3 306 (65.52%) WAN
4 224 (47.97%) Firewall
5 213 (45.61%) Wireless
6 185 (39.61%) Windows
7 183 (39.19%) VPN
8 146 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
9 142 (30.41%) Active Directory
10 132 (28.27%) VMware
11 117 (25.05%) MS Exchange
12 111 (23.77%) Microsoft
13 104 (22.27%) VLAN
14 101 (21.63%) CCNP
14 101 (21.63%) HP
15 97 (20.77%) CheckPoint
16 95 (20.34%) VoIP
17 89 (19.06%) Network Security
17 89 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 88 (18.84%) MPLS
19 81 (17.34%) DNS
20 80 (17.13%) Juniper
21 79 (16.92%) Citrix
21 79 (16.92%) ITIL
22 77 (16.49%) TCP/IP
22 77 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
23 75 (16.06%) CCNA
24 64 (13.70%) SAN
24 64 (13.70%) BGP
24 64 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 117 (25.05%) MS Exchange
2 64 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (10.92%) Lync
4 31 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (5.14%) IIS
7 21 (4.50%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.64%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (13.28%) MS Office
2 60 (12.85%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.28%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) IaaS
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 380 (81.37%) LAN
2 306 (65.52%) WAN
3 224 (47.97%) Firewall
4 213 (45.61%) Wireless
5 183 (39.19%) VPN
6 104 (22.27%) VLAN
7 95 (20.34%) VoIP
8 89 (19.06%) Network Security
9 88 (18.84%) MPLS
10 81 (17.34%) DNS
11 77 (16.49%) TCP/IP
11 77 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
12 64 (13.70%) BGP
12 64 (13.70%) SAN
13 63 (13.49%) IPsec
14 60 (12.85%) SSL
15 54 (11.56%) DHCP
16 51 (10.92%) OSPF
17 46 (9.85%) Cisco IOS
18 45 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.64%) CorVu
5 2 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) JIRA
1 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (11.78%) Telecoms
2 50 (10.71%) Finance
3 27 (5.78%) Marketing
4 24 (5.14%) Law
5 22 (4.71%) Retail
6 18 (3.85%) Legal
7 14 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.57%) Banking
9 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.07%) Electronics
12 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.64%) Advertising
13 3 (0.64%) Games
14 2 (0.43%) Billing
15 1 (0.21%) Local Government
15 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (22.48%) Network Engineer
2 59 (12.63%) Consultant
3 51 (10.92%) Architect
4 46 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (9.64%) Analyst
6 35 (7.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 25 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 20 (4.28%) Sales Consultant
8 20 (4.28%) Support Engineer
8 20 (4.28%) Administrator
8 20 (4.28%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 18 (3.85%) Network Architect
10 17 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (3.64%) Network Analyst
11 16 (3.43%) Project Engineer
11 16 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (3.43%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.43%) IT Support
12 15 (3.21%) Wireless Engineer
12 15 (3.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.86%) JSP
2 3 (0.64%) Middleware
2 3 (0.64%) ISPF
3 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.21%) EDI
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.64%) Video Conferencing
2 25 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.85%) Clustering
5 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (2.57%) Replication
7 11 (2.36%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.14%) SCADA
9 6 (1.28%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.07%) iPhone
10 5 (1.07%) DTV
11 4 (0.86%) CESG
11 4 (0.86%) iPad
11 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.64%) PKI
12 3 (0.64%) EPoS
13 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 185 (39.61%) Windows
2 48 (10.28%) Linux
3 45 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 22 (4.71%) Windows 8
7 21 (4.50%) UNIX
8 16 (3.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.36%) Android
10 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.86%) Solaris
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.92%) ITIL
2 48 (10.28%) Load Balancing
3 43 (9.21%) Network Design
4 41 (8.78%) Project Management
4 41 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (8.35%) Migration
6 31 (6.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (4.71%) Service Management
9 20 (4.28%) Service Delivery
9 20 (4.28%) Network Management
10 18 (3.85%) Information Security
11 16 (3.43%) Asset Management
11 16 (3.43%) Line Management
12 15 (3.21%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (2.78%) High Availability
13 13 (2.78%) Problem Management
13 13 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.93%) SQL
2 9 (1.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.07%) VB
4 4 (0.86%) Lisp
5 3 (0.64%) Perl
6 2 (0.43%) R
7 1 (0.21%) C
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 146 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (21.63%) CCNP
3 75 (16.06%) CCNA
4 58 (12.42%) CCIE
5 53 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (10.28%) Degree
7 35 (7.49%) MCITP
8 24 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (4.07%) CISSP
10 15 (3.21%) MCSE
10 15 (3.21%) CWNA
11 14 (3.00%) CWNE
12 13 (2.78%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.93%) CCIP
15 8 (1.71%) MCSA
15 8 (1.71%) CCSP
15 8 (1.71%) CCDP
16 7 (1.50%) MCP
16 7 (1.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.21%) SLA
3 8 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) COBIT
5 4 (0.86%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 142 (30.41%) Active Directory
2 89 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (13.28%) vSphere
4 41 (8.78%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.78%) XenApp
5 10 (2.14%) VMware Server
5 10 (2.14%) DFS Replication
6 8 (1.71%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.43%) Xen
8 2 (0.43%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (5.57%) SCCM
2 15 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (1.93%) Cisco LMS
4 6 (1.28%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.07%) Cacti
5 5 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.64%) OpenView
7 3 (0.64%) WSUS
8 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.43%) RANCID
9 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.21%) SCSM
9 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 343 (73.45%) Cisco
2 132 (28.27%) VMware
3 111 (23.77%) Microsoft
4 101 (21.63%) HP
5 97 (20.77%) CheckPoint
6 80 (17.13%) Juniper
7 79 (16.92%) Citrix
8 61 (13.06%) Avaya
8 61 (13.06%) Aruba
9 37 (7.92%) Meraki
10 30 (6.42%) Dell
11 26 (5.57%) Meru Networks
11 26 (5.57%) Aerohive Networks
12 24 (5.14%) F5
12 24 (5.14%) SolarWinds
13 23 (4.93%) Ruckus Wireless
14 22 (4.71%) IBM
15 21 (4.50%) EMC
16 19 (4.07%) Apple
16 19 (4.07%) Riverbed
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire/Somerset
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Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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LEXSTRA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: to £80k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £70k-£75k
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
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Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50k - 58k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
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Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
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