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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 674 731 604
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -127
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 216 141 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.79% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 172 116 234
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 January 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 23 January 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 +80 211 £50,000 +31.57% 26
London +55 97 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East -8 57 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Berkshire +28 36 £53,050 +11.68% 4
City of London +24 30 £63,750 -5.55% 5
South West +9 22 £35,000 -6.66%
Devon - 18 £36,000 -
North West 0 15 £24,375 -11.36% 2
Manchester +1 13 £22,500 -10.00% 2
East of England -10 9 £43,000 -11.79% 2
Exeter - 8 £35,000 -
Bracknell -7 7 £53,050 -3.54%
Surrey -16 7 £48,750 - 1
Reading +3 6 £57,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -22 6 £57,500 +96.58% 1
Middlesex +15 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Hampshire -12 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -13 5 £47,500 -11.62%
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Twickenham 0 4 - -
Wembley - 4 £21,750 -
Stevenage - 4 £47,500 -
Cheadle - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £57,000 +34.11% 2
Slough - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 3 £35,000 -
Okehampton - 3 - -
East Midlands +18 2 £55,000 +64.17%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 400 (77.97%) LAN
2 379 (73.88%) Cisco
3 317 (61.79%) WAN
4 264 (51.46%) Firewall
5 237 (46.20%) Wireless
6 213 (41.52%) VPN
7 185 (36.06%) Cisco Certification
8 184 (35.87%) Windows
9 140 (27.29%) CheckPoint
10 135 (26.32%) Active Directory
11 121 (23.59%) CCNA
11 121 (23.59%) Microsoft
12 110 (21.44%) VoIP
13 107 (20.86%) MS Exchange
13 107 (20.86%) CCNP
14 104 (20.27%) VLAN
15 102 (19.88%) VMware
16 101 (19.69%) TCP/IP
17 99 (19.30%) Network Security
18 98 (19.10%) BGP
19 97 (18.91%) Cisco ASA
20 91 (17.74%) Avaya
21 86 (16.76%) Juniper
21 86 (16.76%) HP
22 84 (16.37%) ITIL
23 83 (16.18%) MPLS
24 81 (15.79%) DNS
25 76 (14.81%) Telecoms
26 74 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
27 71 (13.84%) OSPF

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 107 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.50%) Lync
3 45 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.07%) IIS
5 23 (4.48%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.17%) Apache
11 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
14 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (11.89%) MS Office
2 52 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.34%) Office 365
2 3 (0.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 400 (77.97%) LAN
2 317 (61.79%) WAN
3 264 (51.46%) Firewall
4 237 (46.20%) Wireless
5 213 (41.52%) VPN
6 110 (21.44%) VoIP
7 104 (20.27%) VLAN
8 101 (19.69%) TCP/IP
9 99 (19.30%) Network Security
10 98 (19.10%) BGP
11 97 (18.91%) Cisco ASA
12 83 (16.18%) MPLS
13 81 (15.79%) DNS
14 74 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 71 (13.84%) OSPF
16 63 (12.28%) EIGRP
16 63 (12.28%) Cisco IOS
17 58 (11.31%) DHCP
18 51 (9.94%) IPsec
19 50 (9.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.78%) MySQL
3 4 (0.78%) Big Data
4 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.58%) MS Access
5 2 (0.39%) DB2
5 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.39%) CorVu
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 76 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 65 (12.67%) Finance
3 26 (5.07%) Marketing
4 21 (4.09%) Law
5 17 (3.31%) Retail
6 16 (3.12%) Banking
7 14 (2.73%) Legal
8 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.97%) Electronics
10 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Games
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (27.29%) Network Engineer
2 46 (8.97%) Architect
3 43 (8.38%) Consultant
4 39 (7.60%) Analyst
5 33 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.04%) Project Engineer
7 29 (5.65%) Team Leader
8 28 (5.46%) Network Team Leader
9 27 (5.26%) Administrator
10 24 (4.68%) Network Support
11 22 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 22 (4.29%) Network Architect
12 20 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
12 20 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (3.90%) Wireless Engineer
13 19 (3.70%) Network Administrator
13 19 (3.70%) Network Analyst
14 18 (3.51%) Support Analyst
15 17 (3.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.97%) JSP
2 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.19%) LAMP
2 1 (0.19%) Middleware
2 1 (0.19%) HTML
2 1 (0.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.46%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.31%) Clustering
5 13 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.34%) Replication
7 7 (1.36%) SecurID
7 7 (1.36%) iPad
7 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.36%) iPhone
8 6 (1.17%) SCADA
9 5 (0.97%) DTV
10 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.78%) CESG
10 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 184 (35.87%) Windows
2 51 (9.94%) Linux
3 49 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.24%) Windows 7
7 24 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 20 (3.90%) UNIX
9 14 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.53%) Android
11 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.37%) ITIL
2 68 (13.26%) Network Design
3 49 (9.55%) Load Balancing
4 48 (9.36%) Project Management
5 36 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (6.82%) Service Management
7 33 (6.43%) Migration
8 30 (5.85%) Network Monitoring
9 26 (5.07%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.07%) Network Management
9 26 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (4.48%) Line Management
10 23 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (3.70%) Change Management
12 17 (3.31%) Information Security
13 15 (2.92%) Time Management
13 15 (2.92%) Asset Management
13 15 (2.92%) Service Delivery
14 14 (2.73%) TOGAF
15 13 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.68%) Lisp
2 23 (4.48%) SQL
3 5 (0.97%) R
4 4 (0.78%) PHP
5 3 (0.58%) Perl
6 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 185 (36.06%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (23.59%) CCNA
3 107 (20.86%) CCNP
4 61 (11.89%) CCIE
5 60 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (11.31%) Degree
7 43 (8.38%) MCITP
8 19 (3.70%) CISSP
9 17 (3.31%) CCDP
10 15 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.53%) CCIP
12 12 (2.34%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.14%) MCSE
14 10 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.95%) CCVP
15 9 (1.75%) CCDA
16 7 (1.36%) CWNA
16 7 (1.36%) CWNE
16 7 (1.36%) HNC
16 7 (1.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.29%) SLA
3 7 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.78%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.78%) QA
7 3 (0.58%) COBIT
8 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 66 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (10.14%) vSphere
4 34 (6.63%) Hyper-V
5 33 (6.43%) XenApp
6 12 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.97%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.78%) KVM
10 3 (0.58%) UAG
10 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.39%) Firmware
11 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.39%) Postfix
11 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.39%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (6.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (3.12%) SCCM
3 9 (1.75%) Cisco LMS
4 8 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 7 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.36%) RANCID
5 7 (1.36%) Cacti
6 6 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) SCSM
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) Puppet
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 379 (73.88%) Cisco
2 140 (27.29%) CheckPoint
3 121 (23.59%) Microsoft
4 102 (19.88%) VMware
5 91 (17.74%) Avaya
6 86 (16.76%) Juniper
6 86 (16.76%) HP
7 64 (12.48%) Citrix
8 56 (10.92%) Aruba
9 47 (9.16%) F5
10 27 (5.26%) Dell
11 25 (4.87%) Meraki
12 23 (4.48%) Motorola
13 21 (4.09%) Nokia
13 21 (4.09%) Apple
14 19 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
15 18 (3.51%) EMC
16 16 (3.12%) Fortinet
17 15 (2.92%) IBM
17 15 (2.92%) Meru Networks
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