The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 668 598 633
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +35
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 235 302 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.53% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 205 236 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,040 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.08% +7.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -76 215 £45,000 -5.26% 33
London -75 77 £50,000 -4.76% 16
South East -33 53 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leeds -10 30 £33,500 +0.75% 2
Yorkshire -11 30 £33,500 +1.51% 2
West Yorkshire -24 30 £33,500 +1.51% 2
Berkshire +4 27 £40,000 +3.89% 1
East of England -1 26 £50,000 +21.95% 3
City of London -41 21 £47,500 -15.55% 8
Hertfordshire 0 20 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Reading +1 19 £30,000 -22.07%
Hampshire -3 19 £40,000 - 2
South West -3 17 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Hemel Hempstead +1 16 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Devon - 12 £35,000 -
West Midlands -4 8 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Basingstoke +6 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 - -
Southampton +8 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham -3 4 £51,250 -4.65% 1
Scotland -7 4 £39,250 -7.64%
West Sussex -14 4 £50,000 +49.25%
Surrey -15 4 £50,000 -2.43%
North West -17 4 £26,750 -28.66% 3
Slough - 4 £50,000 -
Exeter - 4 £33,000 -
Crawley +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Cambridge +4 3 £29,000 -29.26%
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £29,000 -29.26%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 314 (73.71%) Cisco
2 293 (68.78%) LAN
3 215 (50.47%) Wireless
4 199 (46.71%) Firewall
5 191 (44.84%) WAN
6 189 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
7 143 (33.57%) CCNA
8 123 (28.87%) Windows
9 116 (27.23%) VPN
10 102 (23.94%) CCNP
11 95 (22.30%) CheckPoint
12 94 (22.07%) BGP
13 91 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
14 89 (20.89%) DHCP
15 85 (19.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 85 (19.95%) VLAN
16 83 (19.48%) EIGRP
17 82 (19.25%) MPLS
17 82 (19.25%) DNS
18 79 (18.54%) HP
19 78 (18.31%) VMware
20 75 (17.61%) Active Directory
21 74 (17.37%) TCP/IP
22 72 (16.90%) Microsoft
23 69 (16.20%) Network Design
24 63 (14.79%) Cisco CUCM
24 63 (14.79%) Telecoms
25 59 (13.85%) VoIP
26 55 (12.91%) SNMP
27 54 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (8.92%) Lync
2 31 (7.28%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.52%) Apache
5 11 (2.58%) IIS
6 8 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Site Server
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Epicor Vantage
1 3 (0.70%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Eikon
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) SaaS
1 4 (0.94%) PaaS
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 293 (68.78%) LAN
2 215 (50.47%) Wireless
3 199 (46.71%) Firewall
4 191 (44.84%) WAN
5 116 (27.23%) VPN
6 94 (22.07%) BGP
7 91 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
8 89 (20.89%) DHCP
9 85 (19.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 85 (19.95%) VLAN
10 83 (19.48%) EIGRP
11 82 (19.25%) MPLS
11 82 (19.25%) DNS
12 74 (17.37%) TCP/IP
13 59 (13.85%) VoIP
14 55 (12.91%) SNMP
15 51 (11.97%) DMVPN
16 49 (11.50%) OSPF
17 48 (11.27%) SSL
18 44 (10.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.52%) MySQL
2 10 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.70%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 63 (14.79%) Telecoms
2 52 (12.21%) Finance
3 35 (8.22%) Law
4 27 (6.34%) Marketing
5 15 (3.52%) Legal
6 10 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.88%) Banking
8 6 (1.41%) Back Office
8 6 (1.41%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 60 (14.08%) Analyst
3 47 (11.03%) Network Analyst
4 37 (8.69%) Consultant
5 27 (6.34%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.87%) Wireless Engineer
7 24 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (5.16%) Network Support
9 21 (4.93%) Operations Analyst
9 21 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.99%) Sales Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Senior Network Analyst
12 15 (3.52%) Architect
12 15 (3.52%) Network Consultant
12 15 (3.52%) Cisco Engineer
13 13 (3.05%) Network Operations Analyst
13 13 (3.05%) Network Specialist
13 13 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (3.05%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.82%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.70%) XMPP
2 2 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.23%) WAP
3 1 (0.23%) XML
3 1 (0.23%) DCOM
3 1 (0.23%) HTML
3 1 (0.23%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.87%) SecurID
2 20 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.35%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.64%) Clustering
6 6 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.17%) CCTV
7 5 (1.17%) Firmware
8 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.94%) PKI
9 3 (0.70%) Statistics
9 3 (0.70%) IVR
9 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.47%) SCADA
11 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.23%) Social Media
11 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.23%) Open Source
11 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 123 (28.87%) Windows
2 54 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (11.50%) Linux
5 19 (4.46%) Windows 7
6 17 (3.99%) UNIX
7 12 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.11%) Solaris
9 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.70%) Android
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.23%) bada
15 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.20%) Network Design
2 52 (12.21%) ITIL
3 50 (11.74%) E-Commerce
4 39 (9.15%) WAN Optimisation
5 34 (7.98%) Network Management
6 31 (7.28%) Project Management
7 21 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (4.23%) Change Management
9 17 (3.99%) Load Balancing
9 17 (3.99%) Business Development
9 17 (3.99%) Time Management
10 15 (3.52%) Service Management
10 15 (3.52%) CRM
11 13 (3.05%) Asset Management
12 12 (2.82%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.58%) Information Security
13 11 (2.58%) Business Continuity
14 9 (2.11%) Validation
14 9 (2.11%) Migration
15 8 (1.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.03%) Lisp
2 21 (4.93%) SQL
3 10 (2.35%) PHP
4 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.23%) R
5 1 (0.23%) Java
5 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 189 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (33.57%) CCNA
3 102 (23.94%) CCNP
4 51 (11.97%) Degree
5 36 (8.45%) CCIE
6 28 (6.57%) Security Cleared
7 23 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (4.23%) MCITP
9 10 (2.35%) CISSP
10 8 (1.88%) CCDP
10 8 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.64%) CCSE
11 7 (1.64%) CCIP
11 7 (1.64%) CCSP
11 7 (1.64%) MCP
11 7 (1.64%) CWNA
12 5 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.17%) CCVP
13 4 (0.94%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.16%) SLA
2 14 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.41%) QA
6 3 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (17.61%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.99%) DFS Replication
4 14 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.05%) KVM
6 12 (2.82%) vSphere
7 11 (2.58%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.88%) XenServer
9 4 (0.94%) UAG
9 4 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.47%) Snort
11 2 (0.47%) Postfix
11 2 (0.47%) XenApp
12 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 63 (14.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (3.05%) SCCM
3 11 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.70%) Cacti
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.23%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 314 (73.71%) Cisco
2 95 (22.30%) CheckPoint
3 79 (18.54%) HP
4 78 (18.31%) VMware
5 72 (16.90%) Microsoft
6 49 (11.50%) Juniper
6 49 (11.50%) Riverbed
7 47 (11.03%) Motorola
8 43 (10.09%) F5
9 37 (8.69%) Avaya
10 21 (4.93%) Aruba
11 17 (3.99%) ProCurve
11 17 (3.99%) Citrix
12 16 (3.76%) EMC
12 16 (3.76%) McAfee
13 15 (3.52%) Mitel
14 14 (3.29%) Aerohive Networks
15 13 (3.05%) Oracle
15 13 (3.05%) NetApp
16 12 (2.82%) Dell
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: From £23,118 to £25,727 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Travel expensed, bonus, health + 15% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000 per annum + GREAT COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE!!
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Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Stanford-le-Hope
Abraxa Staff Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago