The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 728 588 683
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +95
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 189 306 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 145 253 202
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £31,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -150 184 £41,250 -8.33% 33
London -91 65 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South East -68 49 £43,750 +2.94% 6
Yorkshire -27 26 £33,500 -34.31% 3
Berkshire -14 21 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -10 19 £55,000 +11.67% 1
West Yorkshire -15 17 £33,500 -36.79% 2
City of London -40 17 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Leeds -9 16 £33,500 -36.79% 1
Hertfordshire +16 13 £55,000 +69.23%
North West -16 13 £26,750 -43.68% 5
Reading -9 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -5 10 £26,750 -43.68% 2
South Yorkshire -5 9 £29,000 +3.57% 1
Hampshire -8 9 £41,000 -4.65% 2
South West -14 9 £30,000 -36.84% 6
Sheffield - 9 £29,000 - 1
Stockport - 7 £26,750 - 1
Watford -13 6 £56,250 +100.89%
East Sussex - 6 £28,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +8 5 £55,000 +61.17%
Cambridge +2 5 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Scotland -11 5 £35,500 -9.55% 3
Bristol - 5 £23,500 - 5
West Sussex -21 4 £37,500 -13.79%
Edinburgh - 4 £50,000 - 2
Oxford +4 3 £47,500 -13.63%
West Midlands +3 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -4 3 £27,500 -52.17% 3

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 278 (83.99%) LAN
2 231 (69.79%) Cisco
3 170 (51.36%) Wireless
4 162 (48.94%) Firewall
5 159 (48.04%) WAN
6 142 (42.90%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (32.02%) VPN
8 100 (30.21%) Windows
9 93 (28.10%) CCNA
10 81 (24.47%) CCNP
11 71 (21.45%) Microsoft
12 70 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (20.85%) VMware
14 67 (20.24%) Active Directory
14 67 (20.24%) ITIL
15 65 (19.64%) CheckPoint
16 62 (18.73%) HP
17 61 (18.43%) VoIP
18 59 (17.82%) DHCP
18 59 (17.82%) MPLS
18 59 (17.82%) VLAN
19 57 (17.22%) BGP
19 57 (17.22%) DNS
20 56 (16.92%) Juniper
21 53 (16.01%) Degree
22 48 (14.50%) Network Security
22 48 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
22 48 (14.50%) EIGRP
23 45 (13.60%) CCIE
24 44 (13.29%) TCP/IP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (6.34%) Lync
2 16 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.51%) IIS
5 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 31 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.11%) MS Office
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Epicor Vantage
2 2 (0.60%) Summit
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 278 (83.99%) LAN
2 170 (51.36%) Wireless
3 162 (48.94%) Firewall
4 159 (48.04%) WAN
5 106 (32.02%) VPN
6 70 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (18.43%) VoIP
8 59 (17.82%) DHCP
8 59 (17.82%) MPLS
8 59 (17.82%) VLAN
9 57 (17.22%) BGP
9 57 (17.22%) DNS
10 48 (14.50%) Network Security
10 48 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (14.50%) EIGRP
11 44 (13.29%) TCP/IP
11 44 (13.29%) IPsec
12 37 (11.18%) SNMP
13 36 (10.88%) OSPF
14 33 (9.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.91%) MySQL
3 3 (0.91%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
1 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (13.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.85%) Marketing
3 22 (6.65%) Law
4 21 (6.34%) Finance
5 16 (4.83%) Back Office
5 16 (4.83%) Legal
6 9 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.81%) Retail
8 4 (1.21%) Games
8 4 (1.21%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (29.31%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.20%) Analyst
3 32 (9.67%) Support Engineer
3 32 (9.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (9.06%) Network Analyst
5 27 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (7.55%) Network Support
7 19 (5.74%) Consultant
8 13 (3.93%) Wireless Engineer
8 13 (3.93%) Sales Manager
8 13 (3.93%) Team Leader
9 12 (3.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (3.63%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.63%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.63%) Architect
10 11 (3.32%) Network Architect
10 11 (3.32%) Network Specialist
10 11 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) EDI
2 5 (1.51%) CSS
3 3 (0.91%) XMPP
3 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 2 (0.60%) Cocoa
4 2 (0.60%) MFC
5 1 (0.30%) .NET
5 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (4.83%) SecurID
3 12 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.11%) Clustering
7 5 (1.51%) Tandem
7 5 (1.51%) Firmware
8 4 (1.21%) Statistics
9 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.60%) AS400
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) CCTV
10 2 (0.60%) SCADA
11 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (30.21%) Windows
2 40 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (11.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (8.76%) Linux
5 15 (4.53%) UNIX
6 10 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.42%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.51%) Solaris
10 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.60%) Android
11 2 (0.60%) CentOS
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.24%) ITIL
2 40 (12.08%) Project Management
3 37 (11.18%) Network Management
4 32 (9.67%) Network Design
5 26 (7.85%) WAN Optimisation
6 20 (6.04%) Service Delivery
7 19 (5.74%) Load Balancing
8 18 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (5.44%) Change Control
9 16 (4.83%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.53%) Time Management
11 14 (4.23%) Service Management
12 13 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (3.93%) Change Management
12 13 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.63%) CRM
13 12 (3.63%) Practice Management
13 12 (3.63%) Business Development
14 11 (3.32%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.16%) SQL
2 17 (5.14%) Lisp
3 6 (1.81%) PHP
3 6 (1.81%) C
4 3 (0.91%) C++
4 3 (0.91%) Java
4 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.60%) VC++
6 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (42.90%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (28.10%) CCNA
3 81 (24.47%) CCNP
4 53 (16.01%) Degree
5 45 (13.60%) CCIE
6 19 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.02%) CISSP
8 9 (2.72%) MCITP
8 9 (2.72%) CCSP
9 8 (2.42%) MCSE
9 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.81%) MCP
11 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.51%) CCDP
12 4 (1.21%) MBA
12 4 (1.21%) CCVP
12 4 (1.21%) CISA
12 4 (1.21%) CISM
12 4 (1.21%) MCSA
13 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.72%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.51%) COBIT
6 3 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 67 (20.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.72%) DFS Replication
5 6 (1.81%) vSphere
5 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.51%) Novell eDirectory
6 5 (1.51%) UAG
6 5 (1.51%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (1.21%) KVM
7 4 (1.21%) XenServer
8 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.60%) XenApp
9 2 (0.60%) Snort
10 1 (0.30%) Xen
10 1 (0.30%) Nmap
10 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (9.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.32%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.11%) SCCM
4 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) Cacti
6 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 231 (69.79%) Cisco
2 71 (21.45%) Microsoft
3 69 (20.85%) VMware
4 65 (19.64%) CheckPoint
5 62 (18.73%) HP
6 56 (16.92%) Juniper
7 41 (12.39%) Riverbed
8 29 (8.76%) F5
9 20 (6.04%) Avaya
10 17 (5.14%) McAfee
11 16 (4.83%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.53%) Blue Coat
12 15 (4.53%) Fortinet
12 15 (4.53%) Motorola
13 14 (4.23%) Brocade
14 13 (3.93%) ProCurve
15 10 (3.02%) Citrix
16 9 (2.72%) Aruba
16 9 (2.72%) EMC
16 9 (2.72%) BT
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