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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 206 192 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 17 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 2.60% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 12
Median salary £46,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
943 809 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.91% 15.96% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 737 704 823
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -7 10 £42,500 +26.86%
Coventry +4 3 £46,000 -28.12% 2
Staffordshire -9 2 £65,000 +91.17%
West Bromwich - 2 £50,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 35 (89.74%) WAN
3 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (69.23%) Cisco
5 26 (66.67%) Firewall
6 20 (51.28%) CCNP
7 18 (46.15%) Wireless
8 14 (35.90%) CCNA
8 14 (35.90%) Windows
9 13 (33.33%) Linux
9 13 (33.33%) VPN
9 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 13 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 12 (30.77%) Presales
11 11 (28.21%) OSPF
11 11 (28.21%) BGP
11 11 (28.21%) DNS
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 11 (28.21%) Unix
11 11 (28.21%) DHCP
11 11 (28.21%) Network Security
11 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (25.64%) HP
12 10 (25.64%) Internet
12 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
12 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
12 10 (25.64%) Meraki
13 9 (23.08%) CCIE
13 9 (23.08%) Juniper
14 8 (20.51%) SSL

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 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.26%) IaaS
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 35 (89.74%) WAN
3 26 (66.67%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) Wireless
5 13 (33.33%) VPN
6 11 (28.21%) BGP
6 11 (28.21%) DHCP
6 11 (28.21%) DNS
6 11 (28.21%) Network Security
6 11 (28.21%) OSPF
7 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
7 10 (25.64%) Internet
8 8 (20.51%) IPsec
8 8 (20.51%) SSL
8 8 (20.51%) VoIP
9 7 (17.95%) SSH
10 6 (15.38%) MPLS
11 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
12 4 (10.26%) Multicast
12 4 (10.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Technology Manager
6 3 (7.69%) WLAN Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) WAP
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) AS400
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Handset
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Unix
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.95%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Presales
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 3 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.69%) Security Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (51.28%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CCNA
4 9 (23.08%) CCIE
5 8 (20.51%) CCVP
6 7 (17.95%) CCSA
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) JNCIA
6 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
6 7 (17.95%) MCSA
6 7 (17.95%) MCSE
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.69%) CWNA
8 1 (2.56%) CCSP
8 1 (2.56%) CISSP
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cacti
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 10 (25.64%) HP
3 10 (25.64%) Meraki
4 9 (23.08%) Juniper
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Aruba
7 4 (10.26%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (10.26%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.26%) Huawei
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.26%) Sourcefire
8 3 (7.69%) F5
8 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) CommVault
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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