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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 211 215 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 23 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 1.25% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 21
Median salary £45,000 £36,097 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.66% -9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,682 £52,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +11.42%
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
940 801 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.26% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 721 696 764
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,850
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 12 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Staffordshire +8 5 £65,000 +54.76%
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry 0 2 £45,000 -29.68%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (88.24%) WAN
3 26 (76.47%) Firewall
4 25 (73.53%) Cisco
5 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (55.88%) Windows
6 19 (55.88%) Wireless
7 18 (52.94%) Linux
8 17 (50.00%) Unix
9 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (44.12%) HP
11 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
12 13 (38.24%) DHCP
12 13 (38.24%) DNS
12 13 (38.24%) Presales
12 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
13 12 (35.29%) CCNP
13 12 (35.29%) CCNA
14 11 (32.35%) MPLS
14 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
15 10 (29.41%) Juniper
15 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
15 10 (29.41%) VoIP
16 9 (26.47%) ITIL
16 9 (26.47%) CCIE
16 9 (26.47%) OSPF
16 9 (26.47%) BGP
16 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
16 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (23.53%) Microsoft

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 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (20.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (14.71%) IaaS
4 5 (14.71%) PaaS
5 4 (11.76%) Office 365
5 4 (11.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (88.24%) WAN
3 26 (76.47%) Firewall
4 19 (55.88%) Wireless
5 13 (38.24%) DHCP
5 13 (38.24%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
7 10 (29.41%) VoIP
8 9 (26.47%) BGP
8 9 (26.47%) OSPF
9 8 (23.53%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
10 7 (20.59%) Network Security
11 6 (17.65%) Unified Communications
12 5 (14.71%) Multicast
12 5 (14.71%) SAN
13 4 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (11.76%) NAS
13 4 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (11.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Service Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) WLAN Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) WAP
1 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) AS400
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Economics
3 1 (2.94%) Handset
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) Unix
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.59%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) MVS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Presales
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.71%) High Availability
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Escalation Management
7 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.94%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNA
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCIE
4 8 (23.53%) CCVP
5 7 (20.59%) CCSA
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) JNCIA
5 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
5 7 (20.59%) MCSA
5 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.76%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 10 (29.41%) Juniper
4 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) NetApp
7 5 (14.71%) Aerohive Networks
7 5 (14.71%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) Aruba
8 4 (11.76%) Dell
8 4 (11.76%) F5
8 4 (11.76%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
9 3 (8.82%) Meraki
10 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.94%) CA
10 1 (2.94%) CommVault
10 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
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Posted: 2 days ago
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