Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 764 738
Rank change year-on-year +93 -26 +177
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 486 410 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.56% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 412 350 497
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +7.06%
10th Percentile £30,625 £26,250 £26,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

WLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,979 26,366 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.00% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,271 21,582 24,955
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in England

WLAN
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WLAN in England

WLAN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in England

WLAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +65 169 £51,000 -2.86% 13
South East +51 131 £50,000 +25.00% 12
North of England +33 72 £50,000 +36.99% 10
Midlands +13 66 £55,000 +57.14% 13
North West +13 44 £70,000 +115.38% 5
South West +20 40 £34,736 +15.79% 5
West Midlands +34 37 £66,250 +92.03% 9
East Midlands -2 29 £47,500 +9.83% 4
Yorkshire +18 27 £46,948 +11.78% 5
East of England +6 12 £75,000 +30.43% 3
North East -22 1 £27,500 -15.38%
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 415 (85.39%) LAN
2 338 (69.55%) WAN
3 326 (67.08%) Cisco
4 258 (53.09%) Firewall
5 219 (45.06%) Wireless
6 213 (43.83%) Cisco Certification
7 182 (37.45%) Network Security
8 172 (35.39%) CheckPoint
9 168 (34.57%) VPN
10 167 (34.36%) Microsoft
11 161 (33.13%) CCNP
11 161 (33.13%) Windows
12 149 (30.66%) VMware
13 145 (29.84%) Active Directory
14 133 (27.37%) Data Centre
15 123 (25.31%) MPLS
16 121 (24.90%) Juniper
17 116 (23.87%) VLAN
18 110 (22.63%) TCP/IP
19 107 (22.02%) BGP
20 104 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 102 (20.99%) Fortinet
21 102 (20.99%) DNS
22 95 (19.55%) DHCP
23 93 (19.14%) Windows Server
24 91 (18.72%) OSPF
25 89 (18.31%) CCNA
26 87 (17.90%) Microsoft Azure
27 85 (17.49%) Presales
28 82 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 34 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (5.35%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.65%) IIS
8 5 (1.03%) SAS
9 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.62%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (7.00%) MS Visio
3 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Orchard Housing
2 8 (1.65%) Elite 3E
3 6 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 87 (17.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (12.76%) Office 365
3 44 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.67%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.82%) OpenDNS
8 3 (0.62%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 415 (85.39%) LAN
2 338 (69.55%) WAN
3 258 (53.09%) Firewall
4 219 (45.06%) Wireless
5 182 (37.45%) Network Security
6 168 (34.57%) VPN
7 123 (25.31%) MPLS
8 116 (23.87%) VLAN
9 110 (22.63%) TCP/IP
10 107 (22.02%) BGP
11 102 (20.99%) DNS
12 95 (19.55%) DHCP
13 91 (18.72%) OSPF
14 82 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 76 (15.64%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (14.40%) SAN
17 65 (13.37%) VoIP
18 50 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
18 50 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
19 46 (9.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.82%) Big Data
3 4 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.82%) MySQL
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.82%) JIRA
3 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (13.99%) Finance
2 27 (5.56%) Retail
2 27 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.12%) Law
4 19 (3.91%) Legal
5 18 (3.70%) Banking
6 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.44%) Marketing
8 6 (1.23%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (30.04%) Network Engineer
2 79 (16.26%) Analyst
3 67 (13.79%) Architect
4 55 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 50 (10.29%) Security Architect
6 48 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (9.88%) Security Solutions Architect
7 39 (8.02%) Cisco Engineer
7 39 (8.02%) Security Engineer
8 37 (7.61%) Support Engineer
9 35 (7.20%) LAN Engineer
10 34 (7.00%) Consultant
11 33 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (6.79%) Support Analyst
12 29 (5.97%) Information Architect
12 29 (5.97%) Information Security Architect
13 28 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
14 27 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
15 25 (5.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 25 (5.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.47%) XMPP
3 10 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.65%) JSON
5 6 (1.23%) LDAP
6 5 (1.03%) HTML
6 5 (1.03%) XML
7 3 (0.62%) RESTful
7 3 (0.62%) SAML
8 2 (0.41%) COM
8 2 (0.41%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) .NET
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.21%) OAuth
9 1 (0.21%) OpenID
9 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (27.37%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 36 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 27 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.06%) CMDB
10 9 (1.85%) NHS
11 8 (1.65%) CCTV
11 8 (1.65%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.44%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.44%) PKI
13 6 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (1.03%) BYOD
14 5 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
15 4 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 161 (33.13%) Windows
2 93 (19.14%) Windows Server
3 73 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (12.35%) Linux
5 44 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (8.02%) Windows 10
7 34 (7.00%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.29%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.06%) Unix
10 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.62%) Android
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.49%) Presales
2 78 (16.05%) Load Balancing
3 64 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (12.55%) ITIL
5 50 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 49 (10.08%) Service Management
7 47 (9.67%) Information Security
8 46 (9.47%) Incident Management
9 41 (8.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 39 (8.02%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 39 (8.02%) SIEM
11 36 (7.41%) Software Optimisation
12 35 (7.20%) Project Management
13 34 (7.00%) Service Delivery
14 33 (6.79%) Network Monitoring
15 32 (6.58%) Network Design
15 32 (6.58%) Network Management
16 30 (6.17%) Change Management
17 28 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (5.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.32%) PowerShell
2 45 (9.26%) SQL
3 21 (4.32%) Python
4 11 (2.26%) PHP
5 6 (1.23%) Perl
6 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.62%) Lisp
8 1 (0.21%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 213 (43.83%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (33.13%) CCNP
3 89 (18.31%) CCNA
4 63 (12.96%) CCDP
5 33 (6.79%) Security Cleared
6 30 (6.17%) CCIE
6 30 (6.17%) SC Cleared
7 23 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (3.50%) Degree
8 17 (3.50%) JNCIP
8 17 (3.50%) MCSA
9 16 (3.29%) JNCIS
9 16 (3.29%) MCP
10 15 (3.09%) CISSP
11 11 (2.26%) CCSE
12 10 (2.06%) CCDA
12 10 (2.06%) CCSA
12 10 (2.06%) LPIC
12 10 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.44%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.03%) GDPR
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) PMO
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Basel III
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 145 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 104 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (10.70%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.29%) DFS Replication
5 13 (2.67%) ProxySG
6 12 (2.47%) XenApp
6 12 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.23%) vSphere
10 5 (1.03%) NFS
11 4 (0.82%) Docker
12 3 (0.62%) KVM
12 3 (0.62%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.41%) Firmware
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (5.97%) Nagios
2 22 (4.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (2.67%) Puppet
4 13 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (2.47%) Terraform
6 11 (2.26%) Cacti
6 11 (2.26%) FortiGate
6 11 (2.26%) SCCM
7 7 (1.44%) QRadar
8 6 (1.23%) Nessus
8 6 (1.23%) TrustSec
9 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.03%) Packer
9 5 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 326 (67.08%) Cisco
2 172 (35.39%) CheckPoint
3 167 (34.36%) Microsoft
4 149 (30.66%) VMware
5 121 (24.90%) Juniper
6 102 (20.99%) Fortinet
7 80 (16.46%) Citrix
8 73 (15.02%) F5
9 69 (14.20%) SolarWinds
10 52 (10.70%) Meraki
11 48 (9.88%) HP
12 42 (8.64%) Forcepoint
13 41 (8.44%) Riverbed
14 40 (8.23%) Palo Alto
15 38 (7.82%) Aruba
15 38 (7.82%) Blue Coat
16 36 (7.41%) Tufin
17 30 (6.17%) Zscaler
18 26 (5.35%) Infoblox
19 24 (4.94%) NetApp