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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 642 781 709
Rank change year-on-year
+139 -72
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 281 169 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 263 142 239
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -

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
16461 17992 21166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.72% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13616 14916 16742
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +131 257 £45,500 +13.75% 26
London +81 85 £57,500 +17.94% 11
South East +44 54 £48,500 +21.25% 3
Hampshire +27 34 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North West +23 28 £41,250 +28.90% 1
East of England +23 23 £45,000 +2.85% 6
West Midlands +2 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +59 19 £60,000 +11.62%
Yorkshire +31 19 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Fareham +5 17 £55,000 +41.02% 1
South West -4 17 £29,500 +11.32% 1
Manchester -5 15 £44,000 +39.68%
Basingstoke -6 14 £47,500 -
Birmingham -15 11 £45,000 +30.43%
West Yorkshire +24 10 £42,000 -35.38% 1
Merseyside -5 10 £37,500 -46.42%
Bristol +18 9 £23,000 -38.66%
Wakefield -4 9 £42,000 -35.38%
South Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 9 £32,500 - 1
Wales - 9 £45,000 -
East Midlands +11 8 £31,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 8 £32,500 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £32,000 - 1
South Wales - 6 £50,000 -
Liverpool -12 5 £44,000 -37.14%
Nottingham - 5 £31,000 - 1

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 389 (79.23%) LAN
2 326 (66.40%) Cisco
3 286 (58.25%) Firewall
4 284 (57.84%) WAN
5 278 (56.62%) Wireless
6 203 (41.34%) Cisco Certification
7 150 (30.55%) VPN
8 144 (29.33%) CCNP
9 141 (28.72%) Windows
10 125 (25.46%) VMware
11 121 (24.64%) CCNA
12 116 (23.63%) Network Security
13 112 (22.81%) Active Directory
14 109 (22.20%) Cisco ASA
15 104 (21.18%) Microsoft
16 103 (20.98%) ITIL
17 99 (20.16%) VoIP
17 99 (20.16%) HP
18 95 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 95 (19.35%) VLAN
19 82 (16.70%) OSPF
20 81 (16.50%) Data Centre
21 79 (16.09%) DHCP
22 78 (15.89%) Windows Server
23 76 (15.48%) BGP
24 73 (14.87%) Presales
25 71 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
25 71 (14.46%) DNS
26 67 (13.65%) MPLS
26 67 (13.65%) SAN

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 48 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.44%) IIS
5 12 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.81%) CMS
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (6.92%) MS Excel
1 34 (6.92%) MS Office
2 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.28%) Office 365
3 20 (4.07%) IaaS
4 16 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.22%) PaaS
7 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.81%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 389 (79.23%) LAN
2 286 (58.25%) Firewall
3 284 (57.84%) WAN
4 278 (56.62%) Wireless
5 150 (30.55%) VPN
6 116 (23.63%) Network Security
7 109 (22.20%) Cisco ASA
8 99 (20.16%) VoIP
9 95 (19.35%) VLAN
10 82 (16.70%) OSPF
11 79 (16.09%) DHCP
12 76 (15.48%) BGP
13 71 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 71 (14.46%) DNS
14 67 (13.65%) MPLS
14 67 (13.65%) SAN
15 62 (12.63%) Cisco Wireless
16 56 (11.41%) TCP/IP
17 54 (11.00%) EIGRP
18 53 (10.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 59 (12.02%) Finance
2 50 (10.18%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.92%) Legal
4 20 (4.07%) Law
5 14 (2.85%) Banking
6 12 (2.44%) Marketing
7 8 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.43%) Retail
9 6 (1.22%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 174 (35.44%) Network Engineer
2 75 (15.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 68 (13.85%) Analyst
3 68 (13.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 55 (11.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 42 (8.55%) Consultant
6 37 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (6.72%) Network Analyst
8 30 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 28 (5.70%) Wireless Engineer
10 25 (5.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 25 (5.09%) IT Engineer
11 22 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 22 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (4.28%) Presales Consultant
12 21 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
13 20 (4.07%) Network Consultant
14 19 (3.87%) IT Manager
14 19 (3.87%) WLAN Engineer
15 18 (3.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.54%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.02%) Middleware
3 4 (0.81%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) Web Services
4 3 (0.61%) XMPP
5 2 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 45 (9.16%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.26%) Clustering
5 15 (3.05%) Statistics
6 14 (2.85%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.24%) NHS
7 11 (2.24%) RSA SecurID
8 10 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.63%) Replication
11 7 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.22%) AS400
12 6 (1.22%) CCTV
12 6 (1.22%) EqualLogic
12 6 (1.22%) FMCG
12 6 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.72%) Windows
2 78 (15.89%) Windows Server
3 46 (9.37%) Linux
3 46 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (7.33%) Windows 7
6 33 (6.72%) Unix
7 23 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.85%) Android
8 14 (2.85%) Windows 10
9 12 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (1.43%) Solaris
12 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) CatOS
15 1 (0.20%) MVS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.98%) ITIL
2 73 (14.87%) Presales
3 55 (11.20%) Network Design
4 52 (10.59%) Network Management
5 40 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
6 38 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (6.72%) WAN Optimisation
8 32 (6.52%) Service Management
9 30 (6.11%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.70%) Project Management
11 26 (5.30%) Change Management
11 26 (5.30%) Mentoring
12 23 (4.68%) PRINCE2
13 21 (4.28%) High Availability
13 21 (4.28%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 20 (4.07%) Migration
15 17 (3.46%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.46%) Infrastructure Management
15 17 (3.46%) Server Virtualisation
16 16 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.65%) SQL
2 8 (1.63%) C
3 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.61%) Perl
4 3 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 203 (41.34%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (29.33%) CCNP
3 121 (24.64%) CCNA
4 50 (10.18%) Degree
5 44 (8.96%) CCIE
6 34 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (6.72%) MCSE
8 27 (5.50%) MCSA
9 17 (3.46%) CCVP
10 15 (3.05%) CCDP
11 13 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (2.44%) MCP
13 11 (2.24%) CCDA
14 10 (2.04%) CCSA
15 9 (1.83%) CCDE
15 9 (1.83%) HP MASE
16 8 (1.63%) CCENT
16 8 (1.63%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.43%) CISSP
17 7 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) SLA
2 16 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.02%) QA
5 4 (0.81%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 95 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.89%) vSphere
5 18 (3.67%) XenApp
6 16 (3.26%) DFS Replication
6 16 (3.26%) VMware Server
6 16 (3.26%) Xen
7 13 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.43%) KVM
10 7 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.02%) Firmware
11 5 (1.02%) VMFS
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.81%) XenServer
13 3 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (2.44%) Ansible
2 12 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.44%) Puppet
3 10 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.63%) Cacti
4 8 (1.63%) SCCM
4 8 (1.63%) TrustSec
4 8 (1.63%) vRealize
5 6 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.22%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.02%) SnapMirror
6 5 (1.02%) SnapVault
6 5 (1.02%) vMotion
6 5 (1.02%) WSUS
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 326 (66.40%) Cisco
2 125 (25.46%) VMware
3 104 (21.18%) Microsoft
4 99 (20.16%) HP
5 65 (13.24%) CheckPoint
6 57 (11.61%) Citrix
7 55 (11.20%) Juniper
7 55 (11.20%) SolarWinds
8 49 (9.98%) Aruba
9 43 (8.76%) Palo Alto
10 42 (8.55%) Riverbed
11 40 (8.15%) NetApp
12 38 (7.74%) F5
12 38 (7.74%) Mitel
13 31 (6.31%) Meraki
14 28 (5.70%) Avaya
15 27 (5.50%) Fortinet
16 21 (4.28%) Dell
17 19 (3.87%) Nortel
18 18 (3.67%) Brocade
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 3k on call
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 13 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Middlesex
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 25000-45000 Per Annum Laptop, phone, company car
Posted: 22 days ago
Peterborough
greywood
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Sysdoc
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + BPB
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 35000-55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago