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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 233 213 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Median salary £47,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,378 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
908 889 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.91% 15.46% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 724 794 718
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £63,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +3 6 £21,500 -47.87% 1
Staffordshire -4 2 £65,000 -
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £44,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Unix
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (47.06%) MPLS
7 8 (47.06%) VoIP
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
9 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 6 (35.29%) HP
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (29.41%) DHCP
10 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) SLA
10 5 (29.41%) NetApp
10 5 (29.41%) OSPF
10 5 (29.41%) BGP
10 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (29.41%) Presales
10 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
10 5 (29.41%) Network Security
10 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (23.53%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) OneDrive
3 4 (23.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) DHCP
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Multicast
6 4 (23.53%) NAS
6 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (23.53%) Skype
6 4 (23.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Bid Writer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) AS400
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Economics
2 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (17.65%) MVS
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
1 5 (29.41%) Presales
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (17.65%) ITSM
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Aerohive Networks
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) SonicWALL
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Huawei
7 1 (5.88%) Motorola
7 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto