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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 724 626 633
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 167 281 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.34% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 239 211
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,080
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -73 155 £42,500 - 11
South East -11 45 £41,250 +3.12% 5
London -37 44 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West -15 21 £26,750 -23.57%
Berkshire +6 20 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Wiltshire - 18 £25,750 -
Swindon - 17 £25,000 -
Hampshire +22 16 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +4 15 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Reading +4 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West +7 11 £32,000 +3.64% 2
Manchester +19 10 £31,500 +17.75%
West Midlands 0 10 £36,097 -9.75%
City of London +18 9 £47,500 - 1
Southampton +15 9 £45,000 +16.12%
Essex -3 7 £57,500 +64.28%
Basingstoke +26 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Scotland +9 6 £25,000 -36.30% 2
Basildon - 6 £57,500 -
Glasgow +7 5 £25,000 -25.37% 2
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +3 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £65,000 -
Surrey +18 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £24,500 -45.55%
Worcestershire -2 3 £36,097 +20.32%
Yorkshire -14 3 £65,000 +94.02%
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £36,250 - 1
West Yorkshire -23 3 £65,000 +94.02%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 332 (78.49%) LAN
2 263 (62.17%) WAN
3 242 (57.21%) Cisco
4 186 (43.97%) Windows
5 162 (38.30%) Firewall
6 155 (36.64%) Wireless
7 154 (36.41%) VPN
8 145 (34.28%) Active Directory
9 127 (30.02%) Microsoft
10 120 (28.37%) Cisco Certification
11 118 (27.90%) VMware
12 100 (23.64%) DNS
13 95 (22.46%) MS Exchange
14 94 (22.22%) CCNA
15 93 (21.99%) VLAN
16 90 (21.28%) DHCP
17 88 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 88 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 81 (19.15%) TCP/IP
19 80 (18.91%) SAN
20 71 (16.78%) CCNP
21 69 (16.31%) MPLS
22 68 (16.08%) VoIP
23 61 (14.42%) ITIL
23 61 (14.42%) Windows 7
24 60 (14.18%) CheckPoint
25 58 (13.71%) Telecoms
26 57 (13.48%) HP
26 57 (13.48%) Network Security
27 54 (12.77%) Cisco ASA

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 95 (22.46%) MS Exchange
2 51 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (8.27%) Lync
5 33 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.73%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.36%) IIS
8 9 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.47%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.47%) Apache
13 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.71%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Yammer
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 332 (78.49%) LAN
2 263 (62.17%) WAN
3 162 (38.30%) Firewall
4 155 (36.64%) Wireless
5 154 (36.41%) VPN
6 100 (23.64%) DNS
7 93 (21.99%) VLAN
8 90 (21.28%) DHCP
9 81 (19.15%) TCP/IP
10 80 (18.91%) SAN
11 69 (16.31%) MPLS
12 68 (16.08%) VoIP
13 57 (13.48%) Network Security
14 54 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (12.06%) BGP
16 48 (11.35%) Wi-Fi
17 46 (10.87%) OSPF
17 46 (10.87%) Internet
18 41 (9.69%) NAS
19 34 (8.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.47%) CorVu
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) QlikView
5 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (13.71%) Telecoms
2 51 (12.06%) Finance
3 36 (8.51%) Marketing
4 23 (5.44%) Legal
5 20 (4.73%) Law
6 18 (4.26%) Retail
7 17 (4.02%) Back Office
8 13 (3.07%) Publishing
9 11 (2.60%) Electronics
10 10 (2.36%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.89%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.89%) Automotive
12 5 (1.18%) Advertising
13 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.71%) Local Government
13 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.71%) Banking
14 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (24.35%) Network Engineer
2 92 (21.75%) Analyst
3 46 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 40 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (7.33%) Architect
5 31 (7.33%) Support Engineer
6 29 (6.86%) Network Analyst
7 26 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.91%) Team Leader
8 25 (5.91%) Server Analyst
9 23 (5.44%) Consultant
10 22 (5.20%) IT Support
11 20 (4.73%) Project Manager
12 19 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
14 15 (3.55%) Support Technician
15 14 (3.31%) Network Support
16 13 (3.07%) Network Manager
16 13 (3.07%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.36%) Middleware
2 8 (1.89%) UIQ
2 8 (1.89%) Series 60
2 8 (1.89%) Qt
2 8 (1.89%) OpenAL
2 8 (1.89%) OpenCL
2 8 (1.89%) Flash
2 8 (1.89%) J2ME
2 8 (1.89%) WAP
2 8 (1.89%) SVG
2 8 (1.89%) OpenGL
2 8 (1.89%) BREW
3 5 (1.18%) XMPP
4 4 (0.95%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.47%) JSP
5 2 (0.47%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.24%) ISPF
6 1 (0.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 38 (8.98%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.07%) Replication
5 9 (2.13%) BYOD
6 8 (1.89%) MPEG
6 8 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.89%) iPhone
6 8 (1.89%) Statistics
7 7 (1.65%) EPoS
8 5 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (1.18%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.18%) User Experience
9 4 (0.95%) SCADA
10 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 186 (43.97%) Windows
2 88 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (14.42%) Windows 7
4 53 (12.53%) Linux
5 52 (12.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.84%) Android
8 12 (2.84%) Mac OS X
9 9 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (1.89%) Nucleus RTOS
11 7 (1.65%) UNIX
12 4 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.47%) SUSE
13 2 (0.47%) Debian
13 2 (0.47%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.42%) ITIL
2 47 (11.11%) Project Management
3 28 (6.62%) Network Design
4 26 (6.15%) WAN Optimisation
5 25 (5.91%) Load Balancing
5 25 (5.91%) Infrastructure Management
6 23 (5.44%) PRINCE2
6 23 (5.44%) Change Management
7 21 (4.96%) Migration
8 20 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (4.02%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (3.31%) Problem Management
10 14 (3.31%) Information Security
11 12 (2.84%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.84%) Validation
11 12 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (2.84%) Network Management
12 11 (2.60%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.60%) Patch Management
13 10 (2.36%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.87%) SQL
2 11 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.13%) C
4 8 (1.89%) C++
4 8 (1.89%) Java
5 5 (1.18%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.24%) VB6
6 1 (0.24%) R
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) VBScript
6 1 (0.24%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (28.37%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (22.22%) CCNA
3 71 (16.78%) CCNP
4 37 (8.75%) Degree
5 32 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (5.20%) MCSE
7 16 (3.78%) CCIE
8 15 (3.55%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.60%) MCITP
10 10 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.13%) CISSP
11 9 (2.13%) CWNA
12 8 (1.89%) CWNE
12 8 (1.89%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.42%) CISM
15 5 (1.18%) HP ASE
15 5 (1.18%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.96%) SLA
2 10 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.95%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (34.28%) Active Directory
2 88 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.86%) vSphere
5 27 (6.38%) DFS Replication
6 26 (6.15%) VMware Server
7 21 (4.96%) XenApp
8 8 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (8.04%) SCCM
2 15 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.65%) OpenView
6 6 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.18%) SCOM
8 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.71%) WSUS
9 3 (0.71%) Cisco LMS
10 1 (0.24%) vMotion
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 242 (57.21%) Cisco
2 127 (30.02%) Microsoft
3 118 (27.90%) VMware
4 60 (14.18%) CheckPoint
5 57 (13.48%) HP
6 47 (11.11%) Citrix
7 46 (10.87%) Juniper
8 42 (9.93%) Riverbed
9 41 (9.69%) SolarWinds
10 28 (6.62%) McAfee
11 26 (6.15%) Mitel
11 26 (6.15%) NetApp
12 24 (5.67%) F5
13 22 (5.20%) Veeam
14 18 (4.26%) Avaya
15 17 (4.02%) SonicWALL
16 15 (3.55%) Siemens
17 14 (3.31%) Aruba
17 14 (3.31%) ProCurve
18 12 (2.84%) Fortinet
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Levett Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum inc Pension & Health Care
Posted: 27 days ago