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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 635 621 624
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 277 255 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.33% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 239 211 248
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 253 £42,500 -10.52% 31
London -14 87 £50,000 -4.76% 14
South East -25 64 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Berkshire +19 33 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Leeds -5 31 £33,500 +1.51% 2
West Yorkshire -21 31 £33,500 - 2
Yorkshire -23 31 £33,500 - 2
South West +9 26 £35,000 -39.13%
Reading +19 25 £30,000 -22.07% 2
East of England +16 24 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire +5 21 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Devon - 21 £35,000 -
Hampshire -3 20 £40,000 +1.26% 1
West Midlands +3 19 £40,000 +25.98% 2
City of London -26 18 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 16 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Birmingham +9 8 £50,000 - 1
Brentford - 8 £60,000 -
Basingstoke -3 7 £37,500 +63.04%
Oxfordshire +15 6 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Staffordshire -5 5 £40,000 +3.89%
Dorset - 5 - -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Exeter - 5 £36,500 -
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Southampton +4 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -11 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes -14 4 - - 2
Scotland -15 4 £39,250 -12.77% 1

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 325 (71.43%) Cisco
2 295 (64.84%) LAN
3 220 (48.35%) Wireless
4 214 (47.03%) Firewall
5 205 (45.05%) WAN
6 185 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
7 144 (31.65%) CCNA
8 139 (30.55%) Windows
9 130 (28.57%) VPN
10 108 (23.74%) CheckPoint
11 104 (22.86%) BGP
12 98 (21.54%) VLAN
13 96 (21.10%) EIGRP
14 94 (20.66%) CCNP
15 93 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
16 90 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 90 (19.78%) Active Directory
16 90 (19.78%) DHCP
17 88 (19.34%) Microsoft
17 88 (19.34%) MPLS
18 87 (19.12%) TCP/IP
19 85 (18.68%) DNS
20 80 (17.58%) HP
21 77 (16.92%) VMware
21 77 (16.92%) Network Design
22 71 (15.60%) Telecoms
23 66 (14.51%) Cisco CUCM
23 66 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
24 61 (13.41%) VoIP
25 58 (12.75%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (10.33%) Lync
1 47 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.74%) IIS
4 12 (2.64%) Apache
5 10 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Site Server
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.71%) MS Office
3 11 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Epicor Vantage
2 3 (0.66%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) SaaS
2 4 (0.88%) PaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 295 (64.84%) LAN
2 220 (48.35%) Wireless
3 214 (47.03%) Firewall
4 205 (45.05%) WAN
5 130 (28.57%) VPN
6 104 (22.86%) BGP
7 98 (21.54%) VLAN
8 96 (21.10%) EIGRP
9 93 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
10 90 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 90 (19.78%) DHCP
11 88 (19.34%) MPLS
12 87 (19.12%) TCP/IP
13 85 (18.68%) DNS
14 61 (13.41%) VoIP
15 58 (12.75%) SNMP
16 55 (12.09%) DMVPN
17 53 (11.65%) OSPF
18 52 (11.43%) SSL
19 48 (10.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.86%) MySQL
2 8 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.88%) CorVu
5 3 (0.66%) MS Access
5 3 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 71 (15.60%) Telecoms
2 53 (11.65%) Finance
3 35 (7.69%) Law
4 26 (5.71%) Marketing
5 15 (3.30%) Legal
6 11 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.98%) Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Retail
9 4 (0.88%) French Language
9 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Front Office
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
10 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (28.35%) Network Engineer
2 65 (14.29%) Analyst
3 49 (10.77%) Network Analyst
4 39 (8.57%) Consultant
5 26 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 23 (5.05%) Wireless Engineer
7 22 (4.84%) Sales Manager
8 21 (4.62%) Network Support
8 21 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
9 20 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Senior Network Analyst
11 17 (3.74%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.52%) Network Consultant
12 16 (3.52%) Architect
13 15 (3.30%) Project Engineer
14 14 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.86%) Network Operations Analyst
15 13 (2.86%) Security Consultant
15 13 (2.86%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.44%) XMPP
2 1 (0.22%) WAP
2 1 (0.22%) DCOM
2 1 (0.22%) CSS
2 1 (0.22%) JSP
2 1 (0.22%) XML
2 1 (0.22%) HTML
2 1 (0.22%) SyncML
2 1 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.93%) SecurID
2 22 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (2.42%) Hedge funds
4 11 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.76%) Clustering
6 6 (1.32%) CCTV
7 5 (1.10%) Firmware
8 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.88%) PKI
8 4 (0.88%) iPhone
8 4 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.66%) IVR
9 3 (0.66%) iPad
9 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.66%) Statistics
10 2 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 139 (30.55%) Windows
2 66 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (12.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (12.09%) Linux
5 24 (5.27%) Windows 7
6 22 (4.84%) UNIX
7 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.54%) Solaris
9 7 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.88%) Android
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) bada
13 1 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.92%) Network Design
2 54 (11.87%) E-Commerce
3 50 (10.99%) ITIL
4 48 (10.55%) Kalman Filter
5 37 (8.13%) WAN Optimisation
6 36 (7.91%) Project Management
7 33 (7.25%) Network Management
8 25 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (4.84%) Service Management
9 22 (4.84%) Business Development
10 21 (4.62%) Change Management
11 17 (3.74%) Load Balancing
11 17 (3.74%) Time Management
12 16 (3.52%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.30%) CRM
13 15 (3.30%) Information Security
14 13 (2.86%) Business Continuity
14 13 (2.86%) Migration
14 13 (2.86%) Asset Management
15 10 (2.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.21%) Lisp
2 26 (5.71%) SQL
3 8 (1.76%) PHP
4 2 (0.44%) R
5 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.22%) C
5 1 (0.22%) Java
5 1 (0.22%) Perl
5 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 185 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (31.65%) CCNA
3 94 (20.66%) CCNP
4 55 (12.09%) Degree
5 33 (7.25%) CCIE
6 32 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (6.37%) Security Cleared
8 25 (5.49%) MCITP
9 13 (2.86%) CISSP
10 9 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.76%) CCDP
12 7 (1.54%) CCIP
12 7 (1.54%) MCP
12 7 (1.54%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.54%) CCSE
13 6 (1.32%) CCVP
13 6 (1.32%) CWNA
14 5 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.10%) CCSP
14 5 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.05%) SLA
2 21 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.52%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.54%) QA
6 5 (1.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 90 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.96%) DFS Replication
4 16 (3.52%) vSphere
5 13 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.42%) KVM
7 8 (1.76%) XenServer
8 5 (1.10%) UAG
9 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.44%) Postfix
10 2 (0.44%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (14.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (2.86%) SCCM
3 10 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.88%) RANCID
6 4 (0.88%) Cacti
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.22%) Puppet
9 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 325 (71.43%) Cisco
2 108 (23.74%) CheckPoint
3 88 (19.34%) Microsoft
4 80 (17.58%) HP
5 77 (16.92%) VMware
6 51 (11.21%) Motorola
7 47 (10.33%) Avaya
8 46 (10.11%) F5
9 43 (9.45%) Riverbed
10 42 (9.23%) Juniper
11 25 (5.49%) Aruba
12 19 (4.18%) Citrix
13 18 (3.96%) ProCurve
14 16 (3.52%) EMC
15 15 (3.30%) Mitel
15 15 (3.30%) McAfee
16 14 (3.08%) Dell
16 14 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
17 13 (2.86%) NetApp
18 12 (2.64%) Oracle
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car, 5% Pension, Private Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago