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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 701 665 606
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -59
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 198 242 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.17% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 167 211 231
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £38,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -5.48%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -21 181 £42,500 -5.55% 19
South East +10 47 £42,500 - 6
London -9 45 £53,000 +7.61% 7
South West 0 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England -1 21 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Wiltshire - 20 £23,500 -
Hampshire +11 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North West +12 17 £37,500 +40.18% 2
Manchester +20 16 £37,500 +40.18% 2
Swindon - 15 £21,500 -
Berkshire -7 14 £63,750 +59.37%
West Midlands -13 12 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Basingstoke +26 11 £47,500 +26.66%
Somerset - 11 £42,500 -
Reading -11 10 £43,750 +45.83%
Essex +2 9 £57,500 +64.28%
Scotland +11 8 £25,000 -36.30% 2
Cambridge +23 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Southampton +8 7 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Basildon - 7 £57,500 -
City of London +22 6 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Glasgow +15 6 £25,000 -25.37%
Surrey +5 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -31 4 £65,000 +94.02%
Middlesex - 4 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £36,250 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 3 £55,000 +139.13%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 351 (78.35%) LAN
2 283 (63.17%) WAN
3 257 (57.37%) Cisco
4 206 (45.98%) Windows
5 178 (39.73%) Firewall
6 165 (36.83%) Wireless
7 161 (35.94%) VPN
8 155 (34.60%) Active Directory
9 135 (30.13%) Microsoft
10 134 (29.91%) VMware
11 121 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
12 108 (24.11%) MS Exchange
13 105 (23.44%) VLAN
14 103 (22.99%) DNS
15 102 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 98 (21.88%) CCNA
17 95 (21.21%) TCP/IP
18 91 (20.31%) SAN
19 89 (19.87%) MPLS
19 89 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 88 (19.64%) DHCP
21 80 (17.86%) VoIP
22 78 (17.41%) CCNP
23 71 (15.85%) HP
24 63 (14.06%) ITIL
24 63 (14.06%) Telecoms
24 63 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
25 62 (13.84%) BGP
25 62 (13.84%) Linux
26 61 (13.62%) CheckPoint

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 108 (24.11%) MS Exchange
2 63 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (9.60%) Lync
4 39 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.91%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.13%) IIS
7 9 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.45%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.45%) Apache
12 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.71%) MS Office
3 11 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.79%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.45%) Yammer
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 351 (78.35%) LAN
2 283 (63.17%) WAN
3 178 (39.73%) Firewall
4 165 (36.83%) Wireless
5 161 (35.94%) VPN
6 105 (23.44%) VLAN
7 103 (22.99%) DNS
8 95 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 91 (20.31%) SAN
10 89 (19.87%) MPLS
11 88 (19.64%) DHCP
12 80 (17.86%) VoIP
13 62 (13.84%) BGP
14 61 (13.62%) Network Security
15 54 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
16 53 (11.83%) OSPF
17 49 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (10.94%) Internet
18 42 (9.38%) NAS
19 36 (8.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.45%) CorVu
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 53 (11.83%) Finance
3 35 (7.81%) Marketing
4 26 (5.80%) Legal
5 20 (4.46%) Law
6 19 (4.24%) Retail
7 15 (3.35%) Back Office
8 13 (2.90%) Publishing
9 12 (2.68%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.46%) Electronics
11 8 (1.79%) Automotive
11 8 (1.79%) Multimedia
12 6 (1.34%) Advertising
13 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.67%) Local Government
14 3 (0.67%) Banking
15 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (20.54%) Network Engineer
2 89 (19.87%) Analyst
3 45 (10.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 41 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (9.15%) Architect
5 30 (6.70%) Consultant
6 29 (6.47%) Server Analyst
7 27 (6.03%) Network Analyst
8 26 (5.80%) Team Leader
9 25 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 22 (4.91%) Support Engineer
11 20 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 19 (4.24%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
14 16 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (3.57%) IT Support
15 15 (3.35%) Senior Network Engineer
15 15 (3.35%) Network Support
16 14 (3.13%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.23%) Middleware
2 8 (1.79%) UIQ
2 8 (1.79%) Series 60
2 8 (1.79%) Qt
2 8 (1.79%) OpenAL
2 8 (1.79%) OpenCL
2 8 (1.79%) Flash
2 8 (1.79%) J2ME
2 8 (1.79%) WAP
2 8 (1.79%) SVG
2 8 (1.79%) OpenGL
2 8 (1.79%) BREW
3 5 (1.12%) XMPP
4 4 (0.89%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.89%) ISPF
5 2 (0.45%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.22%) Web Services
6 1 (0.22%) .NET
6 1 (0.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.17%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.71%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.90%) Replication
5 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.01%) iPhone
6 8 (1.79%) Statistics
6 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.79%) MPEG
7 7 (1.56%) BYOD
8 6 (1.34%) EPoS
8 6 (1.34%) Clustering
8 6 (1.34%) SCADA
9 5 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.12%) User Experience
9 5 (1.12%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (0.89%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 206 (45.98%) Windows
2 89 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (13.84%) Linux
4 54 (12.05%) Windows 7
5 51 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.46%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.90%) Android
9 12 (2.68%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.68%) UNIX
10 11 (2.46%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
12 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.89%) Solaris
13 2 (0.45%) SUSE
13 2 (0.45%) Debian
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.06%) ITIL
2 54 (12.05%) Project Management
3 29 (6.47%) Infrastructure Management
4 28 (6.25%) Network Design
5 26 (5.80%) Migration
5 26 (5.80%) Load Balancing
6 25 (5.58%) WAN Optimisation
7 24 (5.36%) PRINCE2
8 23 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (4.02%) Change Management
9 18 (4.02%) Information Security
10 16 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.13%) Validation
11 14 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.90%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
12 13 (2.90%) Network Management
13 12 (2.68%) Service Management
13 12 (2.68%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.93%) SQL
2 18 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.01%) C
4 8 (1.79%) C++
4 8 (1.79%) Java
5 6 (1.34%) VB
5 6 (1.34%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.22%) VB6
6 1 (0.22%) R
6 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.22%) VBScript
6 1 (0.22%) PHP
6 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 121 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (21.88%) CCNA
3 78 (17.41%) CCNP
4 42 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (9.15%) Degree
6 28 (6.25%) MCSE
7 21 (4.69%) CCIE
8 20 (4.46%) MCITP
9 18 (4.02%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.90%) CWNA
11 13 (2.90%) CISSP
12 12 (2.68%) CWNE
13 10 (2.23%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.79%) MCSA
15 8 (1.79%) MCP
15 8 (1.79%) CISM
16 7 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.24%) SLA
2 14 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 155 (34.60%) Active Directory
2 102 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 35 (7.81%) vSphere
5 31 (6.92%) DFS Replication
6 30 (6.70%) VMware Server
7 22 (4.91%) XenApp
8 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.22%) XenServer
11 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (8.71%) SCCM
2 16 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.01%) OpenView
4 9 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.12%) SCOM
7 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.89%) WSUS
7 4 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.67%) Cacti
8 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.67%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.22%) vMotion
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 257 (57.37%) Cisco
2 135 (30.13%) Microsoft
3 134 (29.91%) VMware
4 71 (15.85%) HP
5 61 (13.62%) CheckPoint
6 56 (12.50%) Citrix
7 53 (11.83%) Juniper
8 45 (10.04%) SolarWinds
9 42 (9.38%) Riverbed
10 29 (6.47%) Mitel
11 28 (6.25%) NetApp
12 24 (5.36%) McAfee
12 24 (5.36%) Avaya
13 23 (5.13%) F5
14 20 (4.46%) Aruba
15 19 (4.24%) Veeam
16 18 (4.02%) SonicWALL
17 15 (3.35%) Dell
17 15 (3.35%) Siemens
18 13 (2.90%) Oracle
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