The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 260 299
Rank change year-on-year +45 +39  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 8 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.77% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 18
Median salary £45,000 £59,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.72% +18.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £51,250 £38,124
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £63,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 836 1045 2051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.25% 14.55% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 790 912 1718
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

WLAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the City of London

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) CCNP
4 12 (52.17%) CCNA
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) VPN
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) Juniper
9 7 (30.43%) Legal
9 7 (30.43%) Publishing
9 7 (30.43%) Logistics
10 6 (26.09%) Wireless
11 5 (21.74%) Avaya
11 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 5 (21.74%) IIS
11 5 (21.74%) VLAN
11 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) VLAN
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (13.04%) NAS
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
10 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (4.35%) Internet
11 1 (4.35%) Intranet
11 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
11 1 (4.35%) Skype
11 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
11 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) FileMaker
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
2 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Voice Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CLARiiON
1 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Logistics
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) CCVP
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) Adobe
5 4 (17.39%) Apple
5 4 (17.39%) Nortel
6 3 (13.04%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
6 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 3 (13.04%) Speakerbus
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Tandberg