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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 631 742 595
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -147
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 248 177 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.88% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 191 143 244
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 +88 217 £45,000 -5.26% 45
London +70 88 £52,500 +8.24% 3
South East +22 46 £43,125 -13.75% 3
South West +23 38 £38,750 +58.16% 3
City of London +40 24 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Wiltshire - 20 £20,500 -
North West +23 17 £32,500 +21.49% 21
East of England +23 16 £33,000 -37.14% 8
Somerset - 16 £42,500 - 2
Manchester +28 15 £32,500 +21.49% 9
Scotland +24 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire +12 15 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Berkshire -4 14 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Devon 0 10 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 10 £60,000 -
Exeter -4 9 £35,000 -
Cambridge +15 6 £33,000 -19.51% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £33,000 -19.51% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £70,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey +26 5 £19,000 -62.00%
East Midlands +4 5 £45,000 +38.46% 2
West Midlands +2 5 £36,097 -11.41% 4
Essex - 5 £30,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £47,500 -
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Swindon - 5 £20,000 -
Edinburgh +13 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Northamptonshire 0 4 - -
Reading -15 4 £42,500 +9.67%
Southampton - 4 £44,375 -

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 371 (82.44%) LAN
2 295 (65.56%) WAN
3 283 (62.89%) Cisco
4 215 (47.78%) Windows
5 187 (41.56%) Wireless
6 181 (40.22%) Firewall
7 163 (36.22%) VPN
8 160 (35.56%) Active Directory
9 137 (30.44%) VMware
10 127 (28.22%) Microsoft
11 124 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
12 123 (27.33%) MS Exchange
13 102 (22.67%) VLAN
13 102 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 100 (22.22%) MPLS
15 92 (20.44%) TCP/IP
16 88 (19.56%) CCNA
17 83 (18.44%) VoIP
17 83 (18.44%) ITIL
18 78 (17.33%) HP
18 78 (17.33%) DNS
18 78 (17.33%) SAN
19 76 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
20 73 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 72 (16.00%) CCNP
22 70 (15.56%) Citrix
23 69 (15.33%) Network Security
24 65 (14.44%) DHCP
25 62 (13.78%) CheckPoint
25 62 (13.78%) Data Centre

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 123 (27.33%) MS Exchange
2 73 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.89%) Lync
4 39 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.44%) IIS
7 13 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (13.11%) MS Excel
1 59 (13.11%) MS Office
2 12 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.67%) MS Project
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.89%) Epicor Vantage
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.44%) Yammer
2 2 (0.44%) IaaS
2 2 (0.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 371 (82.44%) LAN
2 295 (65.56%) WAN
3 187 (41.56%) Wireless
4 181 (40.22%) Firewall
5 163 (36.22%) VPN
6 102 (22.67%) VLAN
7 100 (22.22%) MPLS
8 92 (20.44%) TCP/IP
9 83 (18.44%) VoIP
10 78 (17.33%) DNS
10 78 (17.33%) SAN
11 69 (15.33%) Network Security
12 65 (14.44%) DHCP
13 58 (12.89%) Cisco ASA
14 54 (12.00%) BGP
15 53 (11.78%) SSL
16 47 (10.44%) OSPF
16 47 (10.44%) Internet
17 40 (8.89%) IPsec
18 38 (8.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.89%) CorVu
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (12.22%) Telecoms
2 40 (8.89%) Finance
3 25 (5.56%) Retail
4 24 (5.33%) Law
5 19 (4.22%) Legal
6 16 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.33%) Marketing
8 10 (2.22%) Electronics
9 7 (1.56%) Publishing
10 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.11%) Advertising
12 3 (0.67%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (19.33%) Network Engineer
2 73 (16.22%) Analyst
3 49 (10.89%) Architect
4 46 (10.22%) Consultant
5 45 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (6.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 27 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 23 (5.11%) Network Analyst
9 23 (5.11%) IT Support
10 22 (4.89%) Server Analyst
11 21 (4.67%) Support Engineer
12 20 (4.44%) Network Team Leader
12 20 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 19 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (4.22%) Network Architect
14 16 (3.56%) Network Support
15 15 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
15 15 (3.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.11%) XMPP
2 4 (0.89%) ISPF
2 4 (0.89%) Middleware
2 4 (0.89%) WAP
3 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.44%) JSP
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) COM+
4 1 (0.22%) DCOM
4 1 (0.22%) .NET
4 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 49 (10.89%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.67%) Replication
6 11 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.22%) Statistics
8 9 (2.00%) Clustering
9 8 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.56%) SCADA
11 6 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.33%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.33%) EPoS
12 5 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
12 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.11%) BYOD
13 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.89%) User Experience
13 4 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 215 (47.78%) Windows
2 76 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (12.00%) Linux
4 44 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 21 (4.67%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.56%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.33%) UNIX
10 8 (1.78%) Android
10 8 (1.78%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.89%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) SUSE
12 2 (0.44%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.44%) ITIL
2 54 (12.00%) Project Management
3 44 (9.78%) Migration
4 42 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 25 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (5.56%) Information Security
6 24 (5.33%) Network Design
6 24 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (5.11%) Service Delivery
7 23 (5.11%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.89%) Infrastructure Management
9 21 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (4.44%) Service Management
11 19 (4.22%) Server Building
12 14 (3.11%) WAN Optimisation
13 13 (2.89%) Mentoring
13 13 (2.89%) ERP
14 12 (2.67%) Network Architecture
14 12 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (2.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.22%) SQL
2 12 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.33%) MATLAB
3 6 (1.33%) VB
4 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.22%) VBScript
4 1 (0.22%) C
4 1 (0.22%) C#
4 1 (0.22%) PHP
4 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 124 (27.56%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (19.56%) CCNA
3 72 (16.00%) CCNP
4 61 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (9.33%) Degree
6 37 (8.22%) CCIE
7 34 (7.56%) MCITP
8 30 (6.67%) MCSE
9 25 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (4.22%) CISSP
11 18 (4.00%) Security Cleared
12 16 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (3.33%) CWNA
14 14 (3.11%) CWNE
15 12 (2.67%) SC Cleared
16 9 (2.00%) MCSA
16 9 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (1.78%) MCP
17 8 (1.78%) CISM
18 6 (1.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.56%) SLA
3 11 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 160 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 102 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (11.78%) vSphere
4 39 (8.67%) Hyper-V
5 32 (7.11%) XenApp
6 23 (5.11%) DFS Replication
6 23 (5.11%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.44%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (8.89%) SCCM
2 17 (3.78%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.22%) Cisco LMS
5 9 (2.00%) OpenView
6 6 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.11%) SCOM
8 4 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.67%) WSUS
9 3 (0.67%) Cacti
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 283 (62.89%) Cisco
2 137 (30.44%) VMware
3 127 (28.22%) Microsoft
4 78 (17.33%) HP
5 70 (15.56%) Citrix
6 62 (13.78%) CheckPoint
7 58 (12.89%) Juniper
8 47 (10.44%) SolarWinds
9 40 (8.89%) Aruba
10 37 (8.22%) Avaya
11 34 (7.56%) Riverbed
12 30 (6.67%) Meraki
13 28 (6.22%) F5
14 24 (5.33%) McAfee
15 23 (5.11%) Mitel
15 23 (5.11%) Meru Networks
15 23 (5.11%) Ruckus Wireless
16 21 (4.67%) IBM
16 21 (4.67%) Aerohive Networks
17 19 (4.22%) Fortinet
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