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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 644 740 619
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -121
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 248 194 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.95% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 188 150 245
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,975 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +47 224 £45,000 +7.14% 17
London +63 101 £52,500 +10.52% 6
South East +10 43 £44,000 -2.22% 5
City of London +46 30 £58,750 +23.68% 2
South West +1 30 £35,000 +16.66%
Berkshire -6 20 £44,000 -7.36% 1
North West +20 17 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Manchester +14 16 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Devon +8 16 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +18 15 £33,500 -39.09% 2
Exeter +11 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Scotland +27 13 £55,000 +54.92% 2
Wiltshire - 13 £20,500 -
East Midlands +24 8 £23,750 -30.65% 1
Northamptonshire +8 8 £23,750 -34.02% 1
Hampshire -6 8 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Edinburgh +18 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £70,000 - 1
Northampton - 7 £27,500 - 1
Glasgow +17 6 £52,500 +150.00%
West Midlands -25 6 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Cambridge +16 5 £33,000 -42.60%
Surrey +14 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Somerset +13 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £33,000 -42.60%
Oldham - 5 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £30,000 - 2
Essex - 4 £34,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £30,000 - 2

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 383 (82.54%) LAN
2 327 (70.47%) Cisco
3 310 (66.81%) WAN
4 212 (45.69%) Firewall
5 206 (44.40%) Windows
6 202 (43.53%) Wireless
7 172 (37.07%) VPN
8 158 (34.05%) Active Directory
9 142 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
10 133 (28.66%) VMware
11 124 (26.72%) MS Exchange
12 122 (26.29%) Microsoft
13 107 (23.06%) VLAN
14 98 (21.12%) MPLS
15 94 (20.26%) CCNP
16 92 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 91 (19.61%) CheckPoint
18 89 (19.18%) TCP/IP
19 88 (18.97%) HP
20 87 (18.75%) VoIP
21 86 (18.53%) CCNA
22 83 (17.89%) DNS
23 81 (17.46%) ITIL
24 79 (17.03%) Network Security
25 76 (16.38%) Citrix
26 72 (15.52%) SAN
27 71 (15.30%) Juniper
27 71 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
27 71 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2010
28 63 (13.58%) MS Office

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 124 (26.72%) MS Exchange
2 71 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (12.50%) Lync
4 37 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (5.60%) IIS
7 22 (4.74%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (13.58%) MS Office
2 54 (11.64%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.65%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) IaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Yammer
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 383 (82.54%) LAN
2 310 (66.81%) WAN
3 212 (45.69%) Firewall
4 202 (43.53%) Wireless
5 172 (37.07%) VPN
6 107 (23.06%) VLAN
7 98 (21.12%) MPLS
8 89 (19.18%) TCP/IP
9 87 (18.75%) VoIP
10 83 (17.89%) DNS
11 79 (17.03%) Network Security
12 72 (15.52%) SAN
13 71 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (12.93%) DHCP
14 60 (12.93%) BGP
15 57 (12.28%) SSL
16 53 (11.42%) OSPF
17 48 (10.34%) IPsec
18 43 (9.27%) Cisco IOS
19 39 (8.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.65%) CorVu
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 40 (8.62%) Finance
3 30 (6.47%) Law
4 25 (5.39%) Retail
5 21 (4.53%) Marketing
6 19 (4.09%) Legal
7 18 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.08%) Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Electronics
11 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Advertising
12 3 (0.65%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 58 (12.50%) Analyst
3 57 (12.28%) Consultant
4 49 (10.56%) Architect
5 45 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (5.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 23 (4.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 21 (4.53%) Network Analyst
9 21 (4.53%) IT Support
10 20 (4.31%) Team Leader
10 20 (4.31%) Support Engineer
11 19 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.09%) Sales Consultant
11 19 (4.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 19 (4.09%) Network Architect
12 18 (3.88%) Network Team Leader
12 18 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (3.66%) Administrator
13 17 (3.66%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.08%) JSP
2 3 (0.65%) ISPF
3 2 (0.43%) Middleware
3 2 (0.43%) XMPP
4 1 (0.22%) EDI
4 1 (0.22%) WAP
4 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.91%) Video Conferencing
2 24 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.45%) Clustering
5 13 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (2.59%) Replication
7 11 (2.37%) SCADA
8 9 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.72%) Statistics
10 7 (1.51%) EPoS
11 6 (1.29%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.08%) CESG
12 5 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.86%) DTV
13 4 (0.86%) BYOD
13 4 (0.86%) iPad
14 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 206 (44.40%) Windows
2 60 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (11.85%) Linux
4 39 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (5.82%) Windows 7
7 23 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.31%) Windows XP
8 20 (4.31%) UNIX
9 13 (2.80%) Android
10 6 (1.29%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.86%) Solaris
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.43%) Debian
13 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.46%) ITIL
2 51 (10.99%) Project Management
3 46 (9.91%) Migration
4 45 (9.70%) Load Balancing
5 38 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (6.47%) Network Design
7 29 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (5.39%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (4.96%) Information Security
9 23 (4.96%) Service Management
10 22 (4.74%) Network Management
11 21 (4.53%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
13 17 (3.66%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.02%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.80%) ERP
15 13 (2.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (2.80%) High Availability
15 13 (2.80%) Data Protection
15 13 (2.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.39%) SQL
2 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.08%) VB
4 2 (0.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.22%) C
5 1 (0.22%) VBScript
5 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 142 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (20.26%) CCNP
3 86 (18.53%) CCNA
4 62 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (10.78%) CCIE
6 38 (8.19%) MCITP
6 38 (8.19%) Degree
7 28 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (5.39%) MCSE
9 20 (4.31%) CISSP
10 19 (4.09%) Security Cleared
11 16 (3.45%) CWNA
12 15 (3.23%) CWNE
12 15 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.80%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.72%) MCSA
14 8 (1.72%) CCSP
15 7 (1.51%) MCP
15 7 (1.51%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.02%) SLA
3 9 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.29%) COBIT
6 5 (1.08%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (34.05%) Active Directory
2 92 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.93%) vSphere
4 39 (8.41%) XenApp
5 38 (8.19%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.66%) VMware Server
6 17 (3.66%) DFS Replication
7 8 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.43%) Xen
9 2 (0.43%) XenServer
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) UAG
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (6.90%) SCCM
2 13 (2.80%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (2.16%) Cisco LMS
4 9 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.51%) OpenView
6 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (0.86%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.65%) Cacti
7 3 (0.65%) WSUS
7 3 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 327 (70.47%) Cisco
2 133 (28.66%) VMware
3 122 (26.29%) Microsoft
4 91 (19.61%) CheckPoint
5 88 (18.97%) HP
6 76 (16.38%) Citrix
7 71 (15.30%) Juniper
8 56 (12.07%) Aruba
9 50 (10.78%) Avaya
10 39 (8.41%) SolarWinds
11 38 (8.19%) Meraki
12 31 (6.68%) F5
13 30 (6.47%) Riverbed
14 29 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
15 27 (5.82%) Meru Networks
15 27 (5.82%) Dell
16 25 (5.39%) IBM
17 24 (5.17%) Ruckus Wireless
18 20 (4.31%) McAfee
19 19 (4.09%) Oracle
London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago