The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 137 134
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 19 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 0.25% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 1.80% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 2
Median salary £34,000 £21,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.13% -47.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £21,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £21,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 333 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.39% 13.91% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 256 359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in Birmingham.

Salary trend for WLAN in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 16 (72.73%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) CCNA
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) Presales
8 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) BGP
8 6 (27.27%) Android
9 5 (22.73%) VLAN
9 5 (22.73%) Mitel
9 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
9 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (22.73%) PBX
9 5 (22.73%) CCNP
9 5 (22.73%) Avaya
10 4 (18.18%) AirWatch
10 4 (18.18%) SOTI
10 4 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (18.18%) Juniper
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) MPLS
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 4 (18.18%) RFID

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) LAN
2 16 (72.73%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 5 (22.73%) PBX
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (18.18%) MPLS
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) RFID
7 4 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
8 3 (13.64%) TACACS
9 2 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Project Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Project Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Presales
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Process Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
6 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) IISP
5 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Avaya
2 5 (22.73%) Mitel
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) SOTI
4 3 (13.64%) Aruba
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Motorola
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) Tufin