The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
Rank 670 764 753
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -11
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 194 188 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.07% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 170 158 170
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.97%

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 181 £44,000 -2.22% 12
South East +69 51 £44,000 -7.36% 2
London +42 48 £47,500 -13.63% 2
North West -6 27 £37,750 +3.42% 3
South West +38 22 £31,750 -2.30% 1
Berkshire +37 16 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Kent +34 14 £43,000 +7.50%
Hampshire +19 13 £40,000 +14.28%
City of London +22 12 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Basingstoke - 12 £32,500 -
West Midlands +27 11 £46,000 +53.33%
East Midlands +20 10 £44,000 +46.66%
Manchester -12 10 £39,000 -37.60% 2
Cheshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Bristol +11 8 £57,500 +91.66%
Northamptonshire - 8 £44,000 -
Wiltshire +22 7 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Coventry - 7 £46,000 -
Croydon - 7 £53,000 -
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Swindon - 6 £25,000 -
Reading +29 5 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Liverpool +12 5 £48,500 +49.23%
East of England +12 5 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Newbury +8 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Merseyside 0 5 £48,500 +32.87%
Dartford - 5 £57,500 -
Sittingbourne - 5 £32,500 -
Surrey +36 4 £49,500 +52.30%
Scotland +20 4 - - 1

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WLAN.

1 448 (82.66%) LAN
2 368 (67.90%) WAN
3 328 (60.52%) Cisco
4 275 (50.74%) Firewall
5 204 (37.64%) Wireless
5 204 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
6 172 (31.73%) Windows
7 161 (29.70%) DNS
8 160 (29.52%) Active Directory
9 157 (28.97%) DHCP
10 156 (28.78%) CCNP
11 149 (27.49%) VPN
12 143 (26.38%) ITIL
13 140 (25.83%) VMware
14 121 (22.32%) VoIP
15 119 (21.96%) CCNA
16 118 (21.77%) VLAN
17 114 (21.03%) Microsoft
18 113 (20.85%) Network Security
19 106 (19.56%) HP
20 101 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
21 95 (17.53%) CheckPoint
22 94 (17.34%) SAN
23 86 (15.87%) TCP/IP
24 84 (15.50%) Juniper
25 76 (14.02%) IPsec
25 76 (14.02%) Data Centre
26 73 (13.47%) Service Management
27 70 (12.92%) Cisco ASA
27 70 (12.92%) Presales

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.35%) IIS
3 17 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 57 (10.52%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.93%) MS Office
3 14 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.80%) Office 365
3 12 (2.21%) IaaS
3 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.92%) PaaS
6 2 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 448 (82.66%) LAN
2 368 (67.90%) WAN
3 275 (50.74%) Firewall
4 204 (37.64%) Wireless
5 161 (29.70%) DNS
6 157 (28.97%) DHCP
7 149 (27.49%) VPN
8 121 (22.32%) VoIP
9 118 (21.77%) VLAN
10 113 (20.85%) Network Security
11 94 (17.34%) SAN
12 86 (15.87%) TCP/IP
13 76 (14.02%) IPsec
14 70 (12.92%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (12.55%) OSPF
16 67 (12.36%) Internet
17 65 (11.99%) Intrusion Detection
18 62 (11.44%) BGP
19 59 (10.89%) Wi-Fi
20 56 (10.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.11%) FileMaker
3 4 (0.74%) MySQL
3 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.92%) Subversion
3 3 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) Trac
General
1 68 (12.55%) Finance
2 62 (11.44%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.06%) Retail
4 20 (3.69%) Legal
4 20 (3.69%) Publishing
5 12 (2.21%) Multimedia
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.85%) Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Electronics
9 7 (1.29%) Automotive
9 7 (1.29%) Marketing
9 7 (1.29%) Military
10 4 (0.74%) Law
11 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (31.55%) Network Engineer
2 58 (10.70%) Analyst
3 52 (9.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 47 (8.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (6.09%) IT Support
6 32 (5.90%) Security Manager
7 30 (5.54%) IT Engineer
8 29 (5.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 28 (5.17%) Network Security Manager
10 26 (4.80%) Architect
10 26 (4.80%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (4.80%) Support Engineer
11 25 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 23 (4.24%) Support Analyst
13 22 (4.06%) Technical Manager
14 21 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 21 (3.87%) Team Leader
15 19 (3.51%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.83%) 802.1X
2 18 (3.32%) Flash
3 17 (3.14%) .NET
4 16 (2.95%) Web Services
5 6 (1.11%) BREW
5 6 (1.11%) J2ME
5 6 (1.11%) Middleware
5 6 (1.11%) OpenAL
5 6 (1.11%) OpenCL
5 6 (1.11%) OpenGL
5 6 (1.11%) Qt
5 6 (1.11%) Series 60
5 6 (1.11%) SVG
5 6 (1.11%) UIQ
6 5 (0.92%) LAMP
7 2 (0.37%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.02%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.59%) NHS
3 48 (8.86%) Video Conferencing
4 27 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (2.58%) Handset
6 14 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.21%) Clustering
8 11 (2.03%) CLARiiON
8 11 (2.03%) Replication
8 11 (2.03%) User Experience
9 9 (1.66%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.66%) MPEG
9 9 (1.66%) PKI
10 7 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.11%) CCTV
11 6 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.11%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.11%) iPhone
11 6 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 172 (31.73%) Windows
2 58 (10.70%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.90%) Windows 7
4 31 (5.72%) Linux
5 24 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.87%) Android
7 19 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.32%) Unix
9 17 (3.14%) Mac OS X
10 16 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.85%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (1.48%) CentOS
14 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
16 5 (0.92%) Solaris
16 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (26.38%) ITIL
2 73 (13.47%) Service Management
3 70 (12.92%) Presales
4 61 (11.25%) Network Management
5 60 (11.07%) Network Design
6 54 (9.96%) PRINCE2
7 43 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (7.93%) Security Management
8 38 (7.01%) Project Management
9 37 (6.83%) Identity Access Management
10 36 (6.64%) Data Protection
11 35 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 35 (6.46%) Service Design
12 34 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
13 28 (5.17%) ITSM
14 27 (4.98%) Change Management
15 26 (4.80%) Load Balancing
15 26 (4.80%) Programme Management
16 23 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
17 22 (4.06%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.06%) PowerShell
2 20 (3.69%) SQL
3 13 (2.40%) C++
4 12 (2.21%) C
5 11 (2.03%) Python
6 9 (1.66%) Tcl
7 6 (1.11%) Java
8 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.74%) Perl
10 3 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.18%) Jython
11 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 204 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (28.78%) CCNP
3 119 (21.96%) CCNA
4 35 (6.46%) Degree
5 30 (5.54%) CCIE
6 25 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 23 (4.24%) SC Cleared
9 17 (3.14%) CCDP
10 16 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.40%) MCSA
12 11 (2.03%) CCVP
13 10 (1.85%) CISSP
14 9 (1.66%) MCSE
15 8 (1.48%) CWNA
15 8 (1.48%) HP MASE
15 8 (1.48%) MCP
16 7 (1.29%) CISM
17 5 (0.92%) CCDA
17 5 (0.92%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.06%) PCI DSS
1 22 (4.06%) SLA
2 11 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 101 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.69%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.40%) vSphere
7 9 (1.66%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (0.74%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.74%) Firmware
9 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.74%) Xen
10 3 (0.55%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.37%) iptables
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) NFS
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 23 (4.24%) SCCM
2 22 (4.06%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (2.03%) Nagios
4 11 (2.03%) TrustSec
5 10 (1.85%) Puppet
6 8 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.29%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.29%) SCOM
8 6 (1.11%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.55%) Ansible
10 3 (0.55%) Cacti
10 3 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
10 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.37%) Icinga
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 328 (60.52%) Cisco
2 140 (25.83%) VMware
3 114 (21.03%) Microsoft
4 106 (19.56%) HP
5 95 (17.53%) CheckPoint
6 84 (15.50%) Juniper
7 61 (11.25%) F5
8 48 (8.86%) SolarWinds
9 43 (7.93%) Palo Alto
10 39 (7.20%) Fortinet
11 37 (6.83%) Brocade
12 35 (6.46%) Citrix
13 33 (6.09%) Meraki
14 30 (5.54%) Aruba
14 30 (5.54%) Avaya
14 30 (5.54%) Mitel
14 30 (5.54%) Riverbed
15 27 (4.98%) Apple
15 27 (4.98%) Siemens
16 26 (4.80%) Intel Security
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