Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 722 761 649
Rank change year-on-year +39 -112 +248
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 377 414 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.66% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 310 316 542
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 21,399 24,873 28,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 15.32% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16,834 20,353 22,917
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 £76,250 £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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +71 155 £52,500 - 18
South East +10 75 £32,500 -34.34% 16
Midlands +6 52 £46,000 +15.00% 11
North of England +4 50 £47,500 +13.10% 13
West Midlands +36 41 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +23 33 £47,500 +11.76% 10
South West +24 31 £31,500 +5.00% 13
East of England +27 18 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North West +15 14 £55,375 +38.44% 3
East Midlands +13 11 £46,750 +13.33% 8
North East +7 3 £40,000 +14.29%
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 321 (85.15%) LAN
2 266 (70.56%) WAN
3 220 (58.36%) Cisco
4 205 (54.38%) Firewall
5 169 (44.83%) Wireless
6 160 (42.44%) Cisco Certification
7 155 (41.11%) Windows
8 145 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 135 (35.81%) Active Directory
10 121 (32.10%) MPLS
11 110 (29.18%) CCNP
12 103 (27.32%) Network Security
13 100 (26.53%) TCP/IP
13 100 (26.53%) BGP
14 98 (25.99%) VMware
15 95 (25.20%) VLAN
16 93 (24.67%) OSPF
17 91 (24.14%) VoIP
18 88 (23.34%) Data Centre
19 81 (21.49%) DHCP
20 80 (21.22%) VPN
20 80 (21.22%) Windows Server
21 77 (20.42%) CCNA
21 77 (20.42%) CheckPoint
22 76 (20.16%) DNS
22 76 (20.16%) Office 365
23 71 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
24 68 (18.04%) Cisco ASA
25 66 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
26 62 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure

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 41 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.86%) IIS
7 5 (1.33%) SAS
8 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.77%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.53%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 76 (20.16%) Office 365
2 71 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.65%) OpenDNS
5 9 (2.39%) Dropbox
5 9 (2.39%) OneDrive
6 8 (2.12%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 321 (85.15%) LAN
2 266 (70.56%) WAN
3 205 (54.38%) Firewall
4 169 (44.83%) Wireless
5 121 (32.10%) MPLS
6 103 (27.32%) Network Security
7 100 (26.53%) BGP
7 100 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 95 (25.20%) VLAN
9 93 (24.67%) OSPF
10 91 (24.14%) VoIP
11 81 (21.49%) DHCP
12 80 (21.22%) VPN
13 76 (20.16%) DNS
14 68 (18.04%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (13.00%) SAN
17 42 (11.14%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (10.61%) SNMP
19 39 (10.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.80%) Big Data
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.53%) MySQL
5 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (10.61%) Finance
2 24 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.77%) Retail
4 13 (3.45%) Banking
5 12 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.65%) Law
6 10 (2.65%) Legal
7 7 (1.86%) Back Office
8 6 (1.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (32.63%) Network Engineer
2 71 (18.83%) Analyst
3 39 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 36 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (7.43%) Technical Analyst
7 27 (7.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 27 (7.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 27 (7.16%) Security Engineer
8 26 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 25 (6.63%) Technical Support
10 24 (6.37%) Consultant
11 23 (6.10%) Technical Support Analyst
12 22 (5.84%) Architect
13 21 (5.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 20 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
15 17 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
16 16 (4.24%) IT Support
16 16 (4.24%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.24%) 802.1X
1 16 (4.24%) XMPP
2 14 (3.71%) LDAP
3 10 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.80%) SAML
5 1 (0.27%) LAMP
5 1 (0.27%) OAuth
5 1 (0.27%) OpenID
5 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.34%) Data Centre
2 51 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.98%) CMDB
6 13 (3.45%) BYOD
7 12 (3.18%) PKI
7 12 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.33%) CCTV
10 5 (1.33%) Clustering
10 5 (1.33%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.06%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.06%) IPTV
11 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.06%) Replication
12 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 155 (41.11%) Windows
2 80 (21.22%) Windows Server
3 52 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (12.73%) Windows 10
5 43 (11.41%) Linux
6 42 (11.14%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.59%) Unix
11 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) CentOS
11 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (12.47%) ITIL
3 40 (10.61%) Network Management
3 40 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 35 (9.28%) Load Balancing
5 34 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 33 (8.75%) Change Management
6 33 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
7 32 (8.49%) Network Design
8 30 (7.96%) Change Control
8 30 (7.96%) Mobile Device Management
9 29 (7.69%) Service Management
10 27 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (7.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (6.90%) ITSM
12 24 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (6.37%) Mentoring
12 24 (6.37%) Project Management
13 23 (6.10%) Information Security
14 22 (5.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.49%) SQL
2 23 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.39%) Python
4 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.53%) C
5 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (0.53%) Lisp
6 1 (0.27%) Perl
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (42.44%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (29.18%) CCNP
3 77 (20.42%) CCNA
4 31 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (7.96%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.69%) CCIE
7 27 (7.16%) Degree
8 26 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.24%) MCSA
10 15 (3.98%) MCP
11 12 (3.18%) CCDP
12 11 (2.92%) JNCIS
12 11 (2.92%) MCITP
13 10 (2.65%) JNCIP
13 10 (2.65%) LPIC
14 8 (2.12%) CISSP
15 7 (1.86%) PMI Certification
16 6 (1.59%) CCDA
16 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.41%) SLA
2 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.33%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) Basel III
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (35.81%) Active Directory
2 62 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.65%) DFS Replication
5 6 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.59%) vSphere
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.80%) NFS
7 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (8.75%) Nagios
2 31 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (6.63%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (2.92%) Nessus
5 10 (2.65%) Cacti
6 7 (1.86%) SCCM
7 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.33%) Packer
7 5 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (1.06%) QRadar
8 4 (1.06%) SCOM
9 3 (0.80%) Puppet
9 3 (0.80%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.53%) Terraform
10 2 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (58.36%) Cisco
2 145 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 98 (25.99%) VMware
4 77 (20.42%) CheckPoint
5 57 (15.12%) Fortinet
6 56 (14.85%) Meraki
7 54 (14.32%) SolarWinds
8 47 (12.47%) F5
8 47 (12.47%) Palo Alto
9 44 (11.67%) Juniper
10 33 (8.75%) Citrix
11 27 (7.16%) Splunk
12 26 (6.90%) Aruba
13 22 (5.84%) Riverbed
14 19 (5.04%) NetApp
15 15 (3.98%) Brocade
16 14 (3.71%) Avaya
16 14 (3.71%) HP
16 14 (3.71%) SonicWALL
16 14 (3.71%) Symantec