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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 755 718 801
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +83
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 199 248 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.24% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 161 185 146
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,525 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,375 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%

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
17715 20057 20420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14702 15885 16189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 2016 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -28 177 £50,000 +13.63% 14
London -27 73 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East +26 45 £53,750 +25.00% 2
North West +25 19 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire +19 15 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland +1 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Manchester 0 11 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Kent - 11 £40,000 -
City of London +26 10 £60,000 -4.00% 1
West Midlands -19 10 £65,000 +26.82%
East of England +10 9 £48,750 +47.72% 1
South West -22 8 £61,250 +75.00% 3
East Midlands +17 7 £34,000 +43.15% 1
Yorkshire +14 7 £32,500 -23.52% 1
East Sussex +27 6 £65,000 +36.84%
Brighton +24 6 £65,000 +36.84%
Edinburgh +6 6 £53,750 -2.27%
Merseyside - 6 £33,000 - 1
Stansted - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Hampshire +4 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Newbury +2 5 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Glasgow -5 5 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Birmingham -9 5 - -
Reading +5 4 £67,500 +58.82%
Surrey -8 4 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Slough - 4 £77,500 -
Bournemouth +17 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Dorset +10 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Staffordshire +8 3 £65,000 -

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 285 (70.37%) LAN
2 222 (54.81%) Cisco
3 202 (49.88%) Firewall
3 202 (49.88%) Wireless
4 195 (48.15%) WAN
5 163 (40.25%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (31.60%) VPN
7 120 (29.63%) CCNP
8 116 (28.64%) VoIP
9 109 (26.91%) Windows
10 94 (23.21%) VLAN
11 88 (21.73%) SAN
12 84 (20.74%) VMware
13 79 (19.51%) SolarWinds
14 76 (18.77%) Juniper
15 75 (18.52%) Microsoft
15 75 (18.52%) CCNA
16 73 (18.02%) Active Directory
16 73 (18.02%) ITIL
17 70 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (16.79%) OSPF
19 67 (16.54%) MPLS
19 67 (16.54%) TCP/IP
20 64 (15.80%) Network Security
21 63 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
21 63 (15.56%) Telecoms
22 62 (15.31%) Finance
23 60 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (13.58%) BGP
25 54 (13.33%) MS Exchange

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 54 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.21%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.98%) IIS
6 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.99%) CMS
9 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.69%) MS Office
2 14 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.44%) Office 365
2 15 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.98%) SaaS
5 5 (1.23%) IaaS
6 4 (0.99%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 285 (70.37%) LAN
2 202 (49.88%) Firewall
2 202 (49.88%) Wireless
3 195 (48.15%) WAN
4 128 (31.60%) VPN
5 116 (28.64%) VoIP
6 94 (23.21%) VLAN
7 88 (21.73%) SAN
8 68 (16.79%) OSPF
9 67 (16.54%) MPLS
9 67 (16.54%) TCP/IP
10 64 (15.80%) Network Security
11 63 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (13.58%) BGP
13 48 (11.85%) Cisco Wireless
13 48 (11.85%) DNS
14 45 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 42 (10.37%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (9.88%) DHCP
17 35 (8.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.73%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.99%) DB2
3 4 (0.99%) GIS
3 4 (0.99%) Informix
3 4 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.99%) MySQL
3 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.99%) SAP HANA
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.99%) ERwin
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 63 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 62 (15.31%) Finance
3 41 (10.12%) Legal
4 22 (5.43%) Advertising
5 17 (4.20%) Marketing
6 6 (1.48%) Back Office
6 6 (1.48%) Law
7 5 (1.23%) Banking
7 5 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.99%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.74%) Retail
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 124 (30.62%) Network Engineer
2 66 (16.30%) Analyst
3 45 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 36 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 32 (7.90%) Support Engineer
6 31 (7.65%) Consultant
7 30 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 28 (6.91%) Server Analyst
9 23 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (5.68%) IT Engineer
10 22 (5.43%) Architect
10 22 (5.43%) Wireless Engineer
11 20 (4.94%) Wireless Network Engineer
12 19 (4.69%) Network Support
13 17 (4.20%) Network Architect
14 16 (3.95%) Presales Consultant
15 15 (3.70%) Network Analyst
16 13 (3.21%) IT Manager
16 13 (3.21%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 18 (4.44%) Middleware
3 4 (0.99%) JSON
3 4 (0.99%) REST
3 4 (0.99%) XMPP
4 3 (0.74%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) HTML5
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.90%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 16 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.21%) Statistics
7 10 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.47%) Economics
8 8 (1.98%) CCTV
8 8 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.73%) Clustering
10 6 (1.48%) Handset
10 6 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.23%) iPhone
11 5 (1.23%) Replication
12 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.99%) NHS
12 4 (0.99%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 109 (26.91%) Windows
2 60 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (10.86%) Linux
4 35 (8.64%) Windows Server
5 25 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (4.94%) Unix
7 15 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.22%) Android
10 8 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (1.73%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.48%) Debian
12 6 (1.48%) Fedora
12 6 (1.48%) MVS
12 6 (1.48%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.23%) CatOS
14 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.02%) ITIL
2 51 (12.59%) Service Management
3 49 (12.10%) Presales
4 47 (11.60%) Change Management
5 40 (9.88%) Project Management
6 39 (9.63%) Network Design
7 37 (9.14%) Migration
8 33 (8.15%) WAN Optimisation
9 30 (7.41%) Problem Management
10 29 (7.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 29 (7.16%) Server Virtualisation
11 28 (6.91%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 27 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (5.93%) ITSM
13 24 (5.93%) PRINCE2
14 23 (5.68%) Patch Management
15 22 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (5.43%) Network Management
16 20 (4.94%) Change Control
16 20 (4.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.95%) SQL
2 6 (1.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.74%) Python
4 2 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) Perl
5 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) Tcl
5 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 163 (40.25%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (29.63%) CCNP
3 75 (18.52%) CCNA
4 40 (9.88%) CCIE
5 39 (9.63%) Degree
6 19 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.46%) MCP
7 14 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (3.21%) CCDP
9 7 (1.73%) CCDA
10 6 (1.48%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.48%) MCSA
11 5 (1.23%) CCSA
11 5 (1.23%) CCVP
11 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.99%) CISSP
12 4 (0.99%) CITP
12 4 (0.99%) CWNE
12 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.99%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.43%) SLA
2 12 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.49%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
System Software
1 73 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.41%) VMware Server
4 28 (6.91%) DFS Replication
5 18 (4.44%) vSphere
6 16 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.95%) XenApp
7 9 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.73%) Xen
9 5 (1.23%) VMFS
10 4 (0.99%) XenServer
11 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.49%) KVM
12 2 (0.49%) NFS
12 2 (0.49%) Samba
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (2.96%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.73%) SCCM
6 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.23%) SnapMirror
6 5 (1.23%) SnapVault
6 5 (1.23%) vMotion
7 3 (0.74%) Cisco LMS
7 3 (0.74%) TrustSec
7 3 (0.74%) WSUS
8 2 (0.49%) Cacti
8 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.25%) cPanel
9 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 222 (54.81%) Cisco
2 84 (20.74%) VMware
3 79 (19.51%) SolarWinds
4 76 (18.77%) Juniper
5 75 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 51 (12.59%) HP
7 43 (10.62%) NetApp
8 42 (10.37%) CheckPoint
8 42 (10.37%) Riverbed
9 40 (9.88%) Mitel
10 39 (9.63%) Brocade
11 32 (7.90%) Citrix
12 29 (7.16%) Aruba
13 27 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
14 26 (6.42%) Avaya
15 24 (5.93%) F5
16 20 (4.94%) Fortinet
17 18 (4.44%) Meraki
17 18 (4.44%) Palo Alto
18 17 (4.20%) Nortel
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Newmarket, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: £31,368 per annum 17.5% shift allowance, inc benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Salisbury
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Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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