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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 679 744 576
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -168
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 204 148 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.82% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 166 121 252
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%

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
18920 18058 21897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.95% 16.95% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15225 14120 17929
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +59 196 £47,500 +21.79% 26
London +45 81 £50,000 +2.56% 11
South East -4 53 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Berkshire +25 33 £53,050 +11.68%
South West +12 25 £35,000 +6.53% 1
Devon +16 20 £35,000 +16.66%
City of London +14 16 £57,500 -9.80% 4
Exeter +26 12 £35,000 +16.66%
North West -18 12 £26,250 +5.00% 2
Manchester +7 11 £26,250 +5.00%
East of England -1 9 £43,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -21 9 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Surrey 0 8 £53,750 +13.15%
Hampshire -1 7 £42,500 +36.00%
Scotland +16 5 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Hertfordshire -9 5 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 -
Twickenham +3 4 - -
Southampton - 4 £43,750 -
Oldham - 4 £22,500 -
Bolton - 4 £32,500 -
Wembley - 4 £21,750 -
Suffolk - 4 £43,000 -
East Midlands +29 3 £20,000 -42.85% 3
Wiltshire +8 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Warwickshire - 3 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £53,050 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Newmarket - 3 £43,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £47,500 -

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 390 (83.16%) LAN
2 350 (74.63%) Cisco
3 312 (66.52%) WAN
4 229 (48.83%) Firewall
5 221 (47.12%) Wireless
6 197 (42.00%) VPN
7 176 (37.53%) Windows
8 159 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
9 130 (27.72%) Active Directory
10 117 (24.95%) CheckPoint
11 111 (23.67%) Microsoft
12 110 (23.45%) VMware
13 105 (22.39%) MS Exchange
14 100 (21.32%) CCNP
15 98 (20.90%) VoIP
16 91 (19.40%) HP
17 90 (19.19%) VLAN
18 87 (18.55%) Network Security
18 87 (18.55%) CCNA
18 87 (18.55%) Juniper
19 85 (18.12%) BGP
20 84 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
21 83 (17.70%) ITIL
22 82 (17.48%) MPLS
23 78 (16.63%) TCP/IP
23 78 (16.63%) Avaya
24 73 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
25 70 (14.93%) Citrix
25 70 (14.93%) DNS
26 66 (14.07%) OSPF

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 105 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 57 (12.15%) Lync
3 51 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.26%) IIS
7 17 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.21%) WordPress
13 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (11.73%) MS Office
2 52 (11.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.62%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) IaaS
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 390 (83.16%) LAN
2 312 (66.52%) WAN
3 229 (48.83%) Firewall
4 221 (47.12%) Wireless
5 197 (42.00%) VPN
6 98 (20.90%) VoIP
7 90 (19.19%) VLAN
8 87 (18.55%) Network Security
9 85 (18.12%) BGP
10 84 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
11 82 (17.48%) MPLS
12 78 (16.63%) TCP/IP
13 70 (14.93%) DNS
14 66 (14.07%) OSPF
15 58 (12.37%) IPsec
15 58 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 56 (11.94%) SAN
17 51 (10.87%) SSL
18 49 (10.45%) EIGRP
19 48 (10.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.43%) DB2
4 2 (0.43%) CorVu
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (14.07%) Telecoms
2 59 (12.58%) Finance
3 26 (5.54%) Marketing
4 22 (4.69%) Law
5 21 (4.48%) Retail
6 15 (3.20%) Legal
7 14 (2.99%) Banking
8 12 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.07%) Electronics
11 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.85%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 116 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 53 (11.30%) Architect
3 46 (9.81%) Consultant
4 40 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (7.46%) Analyst
6 27 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (5.54%) Team Leader
8 25 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 25 (5.33%) Network Team Leader
9 23 (4.90%) Network Architect
9 23 (4.90%) Project Engineer
10 22 (4.69%) Network Support
11 21 (4.48%) Administrator
12 19 (4.05%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.62%) Sales Consultant
13 17 (3.62%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 17 (3.62%) Wireless Engineer
14 15 (3.20%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.99%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.85%) JSP
2 3 (0.64%) Middleware
3 2 (0.43%) ISPF
4 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.21%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.18%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.62%) Clustering
5 13 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (2.56%) Replication
7 11 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.49%) SCADA
9 5 (1.07%) iPhone
9 5 (1.07%) DTV
9 5 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.85%) iPad
10 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.85%) CESG
11 3 (0.64%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.64%) SecurID
11 3 (0.64%) PKI
11 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 176 (37.53%) Windows
2 42 (8.96%) Linux
3 38 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (5.54%) Windows 7
6 25 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.41%) UNIX
9 14 (2.99%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.35%) Android
11 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.21%) AIX
16 1 (0.21%) Solaris
16 1 (0.21%) SUSE
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.70%) ITIL
2 50 (10.66%) Network Design
3 49 (10.45%) Load Balancing
4 39 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (7.89%) Project Management
6 32 (6.82%) Migration
7 31 (6.61%) Network Monitoring
8 27 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (5.76%) Service Management
9 21 (4.48%) Network Management
10 18 (3.84%) Line Management
11 15 (3.20%) E-Commerce
12 14 (2.99%) Information Security
12 14 (2.99%) Asset Management
12 14 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (2.99%) Mentoring
12 14 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (2.77%) Service Delivery
14 12 (2.56%) TOGAF
14 12 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.26%) SQL
2 13 (2.77%) Lisp
3 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.85%) VB
5 3 (0.64%) Perl
5 3 (0.64%) R
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) Python
6 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 159 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (21.32%) CCNP
3 87 (18.55%) CCNA
4 61 (13.01%) CCIE
5 55 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (10.23%) Degree
7 38 (8.10%) MCITP
8 18 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.99%) CISSP
9 14 (2.99%) MCSE
9 14 (2.99%) CCDP
10 12 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.35%) CCIP
12 10 (2.13%) CWNA
12 10 (2.13%) CWNE
13 9 (1.92%) CCDA
14 8 (1.71%) CCVP
14 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
15 7 (1.49%) MCSA
16 6 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.05%) SLA
2 18 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.85%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.64%) COBIT
5 3 (0.64%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.73%) vSphere
4 38 (8.10%) Hyper-V
5 37 (7.89%) XenApp
6 8 (1.71%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.28%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.07%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.43%) Xen
10 2 (0.43%) Firmware
10 2 (0.43%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.21%) UAG
11 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (5.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.48%) SCCM
3 9 (1.92%) Cisco LMS
4 7 (1.49%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.85%) Cacti
7 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.64%) RANCID
7 3 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.43%) WSUS
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.21%) OpenView
9 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 350 (74.63%) Cisco
2 117 (24.95%) CheckPoint
3 111 (23.67%) Microsoft
4 110 (23.45%) VMware
5 91 (19.40%) HP
6 87 (18.55%) Juniper
7 78 (16.63%) Avaya
8 70 (14.93%) Citrix
9 59 (12.58%) Aruba
10 37 (7.89%) F5
11 31 (6.61%) Meraki
12 27 (5.76%) Dell
13 22 (4.69%) Nokia
14 21 (4.48%) Aerohive Networks
15 20 (4.26%) Meru Networks
15 20 (4.26%) Apple
16 18 (3.84%) EMC
16 18 (3.84%) SolarWinds
17 17 (3.62%) Ruckus Wireless
17 17 (3.62%) IBM
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £100000.00 per annum + 15K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Telefonica
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Health Intelligence Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago