The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 222 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 12 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.094% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.65% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Median salary £65,000 £36,097 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.07% -11.41%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.65%
WLAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
905 768 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.73% 14.42% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 709 661 708
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the West Midlands region.

WLAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WLAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Birmingham -13 6 £21,500 -52.22%
Staffordshire -1 4 £65,000 -
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) Wireless
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (35.29%) SLA
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Presales
7 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (23.53%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
8 4 (23.53%) Skype

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) OneDrive
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Wireless
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) Multicast
5 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (23.53%) Skype
5 4 (23.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Bid Writer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) AS400
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Economics
1 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 4 (23.53%) MVS
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
2 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cacti
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) SonicWALL
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Huawei
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Motorola