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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
Rank 580 731 716
Rank change year-on-year
+151 -15
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 270 217 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 1.29% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 239 186 177
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,090 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,124 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%

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
14078 16773 18893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13935 15340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +114 254 £44,500 -1.11% 21
South East +71 82 £43,000 -14.00% 6
London +43 72 £47,500 -13.63% 5
North West +3 33 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Hampshire +36 29 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent +34 23 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Berkshire +29 22 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Basingstoke - 22 £46,250 - 1
South West +32 21 £42,750 +48.69% 2
East Midlands +28 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
City of London +29 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands +3 15 £46,000 +66.51% 2
Manchester -16 15 £38,000 +17.46% 1
Merseyside +1 11 £44,000 +20.54%
Bristol +14 10 £50,750 +115.95%
Liverpool +5 10 £44,000 +35.38%
Newbury +20 9 £42,500 -19.04%
Surrey +22 8 £53,250 +77.50%
Sittingbourne - 8 £32,500 -
Coventry - 8 £46,000 - 1
Dartford - 8 £57,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 7 £30,500 +1.66%
Croydon - 7 £53,000 -
Nottingham -5 6 £30,475 +1.58%
Northamptonshire - 6 £44,000 -
Scotland +26 5 - - 1
Edinburgh - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +24 4 £37,500 -28.57%
Wiltshire +23 4 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Reading +20 4 £50,000 -16.66% 2

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 503 (82.32%) LAN
2 407 (66.61%) WAN
3 395 (64.65%) Cisco
4 332 (54.34%) Firewall
5 260 (42.55%) Wireless
6 249 (40.75%) Cisco Certification
7 191 (31.26%) Windows
8 188 (30.77%) CCNP
9 179 (29.30%) VPN
10 174 (28.48%) Active Directory
11 173 (28.31%) DHCP
12 172 (28.15%) DNS
13 168 (27.50%) ITIL
13 168 (27.50%) VMware
14 156 (25.53%) CCNA
15 139 (22.75%) Network Security
16 134 (21.93%) VLAN
17 132 (21.60%) Microsoft
18 128 (20.95%) HP
19 124 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 120 (19.64%) VoIP
21 110 (18.00%) SAN
21 110 (18.00%) CheckPoint
22 97 (15.88%) TCP/IP
23 96 (15.71%) Juniper
23 96 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
24 87 (14.24%) IPsec
24 87 (14.24%) Data Centre
25 86 (14.08%) OSPF
26 84 (13.75%) Network Management

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 39 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.24%) IIS
3 17 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.29%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.65%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 58 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 50 (8.18%) MS Office
3 16 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 9 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.93%) Office 365
4 16 (2.62%) IaaS
5 7 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (1.15%) PaaS
6 5 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 503 (82.32%) LAN
2 407 (66.61%) WAN
3 332 (54.34%) Firewall
4 260 (42.55%) Wireless
5 179 (29.30%) VPN
6 173 (28.31%) DHCP
7 172 (28.15%) DNS
8 139 (22.75%) Network Security
9 134 (21.93%) VLAN
10 120 (19.64%) VoIP
11 110 (18.00%) SAN
12 97 (15.88%) TCP/IP
13 96 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (14.24%) IPsec
15 86 (14.08%) OSPF
16 81 (13.26%) BGP
17 77 (12.60%) Internet
18 70 (11.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 68 (11.13%) Intrusion Detection
20 65 (10.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.98%) FileMaker
3 3 (0.49%) MySQL
3 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.82%) Subversion
3 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) Trac
General
1 67 (10.97%) Finance
2 63 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.76%) Legal
3 23 (3.76%) Retail
4 20 (3.27%) Publishing
5 16 (2.62%) Banking
6 14 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.47%) Marketing
8 8 (1.31%) Electronics
9 7 (1.15%) Military
9 7 (1.15%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 215 (35.19%) Network Engineer
2 67 (10.97%) Analyst
2 67 (10.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 61 (9.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 59 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 34 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 31 (5.07%) IT Support
8 30 (4.91%) Security Manager
9 28 (4.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (4.42%) Support Engineer
11 26 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 26 (4.26%) Network Security Manager
12 24 (3.93%) Support Analyst
12 24 (3.93%) Team Leader
13 23 (3.76%) Architect
14 21 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 21 (3.44%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (3.44%) WLAN Engineer
15 20 (3.27%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.55%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.78%) .NET
3 16 (2.62%) Web Services
4 13 (2.13%) Flash
5 4 (0.65%) LAMP
6 2 (0.33%) CGI
7 1 (0.16%) BREW
7 1 (0.16%) J2ME
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) OpenAL
7 1 (0.16%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.16%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.16%) Qt
7 1 (0.16%) Series 60
7 1 (0.16%) SVG
7 1 (0.16%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 53 (8.67%) Video Conferencing
3 52 (8.51%) NHS
4 30 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 19 (3.11%) Clustering
7 13 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.13%) User Experience
8 12 (1.96%) Handset
9 11 (1.80%) CLARiiON
9 11 (1.80%) PKI
10 10 (1.64%) Replication
11 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.47%) EMC VNX
12 8 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.98%) AS400
13 6 (0.98%) CCTV
13 6 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.82%) Statistics
15 4 (0.65%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 191 (31.26%) Windows
2 75 (12.27%) Windows Server
3 45 (7.36%) Linux
4 35 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (5.40%) Windows 7
6 32 (5.24%) Unix
7 26 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.29%) Android
10 10 (1.64%) Solaris
10 10 (1.64%) Windows Phone
11 8 (1.31%) CentOS
12 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (27.50%) ITIL
2 84 (13.75%) Network Management
3 81 (13.26%) Presales
4 79 (12.93%) Service Management
5 72 (11.78%) Network Design
6 55 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 47 (7.69%) Security Management
8 45 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (6.55%) Data Protection
11 39 (6.38%) Project Management
12 38 (6.22%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
14 36 (5.89%) Service Design
15 33 (5.40%) Change Management
16 30 (4.91%) ITSM
17 28 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (4.58%) Service Delivery
18 26 (4.26%) Load Balancing
18 26 (4.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.09%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.93%) SQL
3 13 (2.13%) Python
4 10 (1.64%) C
5 9 (1.47%) Tcl
6 7 (1.15%) Perl
7 6 (0.98%) C++
8 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 249 (40.75%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (30.77%) CCNP
3 156 (25.53%) CCNA
4 44 (7.20%) Degree
5 39 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (6.22%) CCIE
7 25 (4.09%) MCSA
8 23 (3.76%) MCSE
9 19 (3.11%) CCVP
10 17 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.62%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.13%) CCDP
13 10 (1.64%) CISSP
14 8 (1.31%) CCSE
14 8 (1.31%) CISM
14 8 (1.31%) CWNA
14 8 (1.31%) MCP
15 7 (1.15%) CCDE
15 7 (1.15%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.58%) SLA
2 23 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.47%) QA
4 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 174 (28.48%) Active Directory
2 124 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 16 (2.62%) vSphere
7 12 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.47%) Firmware
8 9 (1.47%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.15%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.15%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.15%) Xen
10 6 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (0.82%) KVM
12 3 (0.49%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.33%) iptables
13 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (4.09%) SCCM
3 22 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (2.13%) Puppet
4 13 (2.13%) TrustSec
5 8 (1.31%) Nagios
5 8 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.15%) Ansible
6 7 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.15%) SCOM
7 6 (0.98%) Cacti
8 5 (0.82%) vRealize
9 4 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.65%) WSUS
9 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 395 (64.65%) Cisco
2 168 (27.50%) VMware
3 132 (21.60%) Microsoft
4 128 (20.95%) HP
5 110 (18.00%) CheckPoint
6 96 (15.71%) Juniper
7 75 (12.27%) F5
8 58 (9.49%) Palo Alto
9 54 (8.84%) SolarWinds
10 44 (7.20%) Citrix
11 42 (6.87%) Fortinet
12 41 (6.71%) Brocade
13 40 (6.55%) Meraki
14 38 (6.22%) Riverbed
15 36 (5.89%) Aruba
16 35 (5.73%) Mitel
17 34 (5.56%) Avaya
18 31 (5.07%) Siemens
19 29 (4.75%) Apple
20 25 (4.09%) Dell
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
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Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + corp benefits packag
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Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefts
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago
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Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
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