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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 231 211
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.085% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.58% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Median salary £46,000 £30,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £21,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £32,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.97%

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
746 860 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.87% 14.59% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 624 709 707
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 7 £46,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +7 1 £70,000 +115.38%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (64.29%) CCNP
4 18 (64.29%) WAN
5 17 (60.71%) Firewall
6 14 (50.00%) Wireless
7 12 (42.86%) VoIP
7 12 (42.86%) VPN
7 12 (42.86%) Network Security
7 12 (42.86%) Meraki
8 11 (39.29%) BGP
8 11 (39.29%) Internet
9 10 (35.71%) OSPF
10 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
10 9 (32.14%) CCNA
10 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
11 8 (28.57%) SSL
11 8 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (28.57%) 802.11
11 8 (28.57%) CWNA
11 8 (28.57%) 802.1X
11 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
12 7 (25.00%) SSH
12 7 (25.00%) IPsec
12 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 5 (17.86%) MPLS
13 5 (17.86%) Windows

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 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) IaaS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 17 (60.71%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Wireless
5 12 (42.86%) Network Security
5 12 (42.86%) VoIP
5 12 (42.86%) VPN
6 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 11 (39.29%) Internet
7 10 (35.71%) OSPF
8 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
8 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 8 (28.57%) 802.11
9 8 (28.57%) SSL
9 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (25.00%) IPsec
10 7 (25.00%) SSH
11 5 (17.86%) MPLS
12 4 (14.29%) DHCP
12 4 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Technology Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) AS400
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Presales
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
2 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
2 3 (10.71%) High Availability
2 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
2 3 (10.71%) Security Management
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Kanban
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (64.29%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 8 (28.57%) CWNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) IISP
5 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Meraki
3 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (14.29%) Aruba
5 4 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (14.29%) Huawei
5 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 4 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 3 (10.71%) F5
6 3 (10.71%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Splunk
8 1 (3.57%) Tufin