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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 220 223 219
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.24% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.56% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Median salary £45,000 £36,097 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.66% -29.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,219 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
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
935 900 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 15.20% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 766 816 706
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) WAN
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
6 13 (56.52%) Unix
7 12 (52.17%) Wireless
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (43.48%) VoIP
9 10 (43.48%) HP
9 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (43.48%) MPLS
9 10 (43.48%) Presales
10 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
12 7 (30.43%) CCNP
12 7 (30.43%) DHCP
12 7 (30.43%) VPN
12 7 (30.43%) DNS
12 7 (30.43%) OSPF
12 7 (30.43%) BGP
13 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
13 6 (26.09%) NetApp
13 6 (26.09%) SAN
13 6 (26.09%) CCNA
13 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
13 6 (26.09%) Network Security
14 5 (21.74%) Data Protection

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) IaaS
3 5 (21.74%) PaaS
4 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 4 (17.39%) OneDrive
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) WAN
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) Wireless
5 10 (43.48%) MPLS
5 10 (43.48%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) BGP
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) OSPF
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
7 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) Multicast
9 4 (17.39%) NAS
9 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
9 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (17.39%) Skype
9 4 (17.39%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) WLAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) AS400
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Economics
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.70%) MVS
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Presales
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (17.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 5 (21.74%) CCVP
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (17.39%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) Aerohive Networks
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Aruba
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.70%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec