Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 773 834
Rank change year-on-year +94 +61 +69
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 499 417 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 1.57% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 414 369 380
England median annual salary £51,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,450 £67,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.89% -7.78% +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 23,788 26,505 31,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.08% 16.00% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,927 21,607 26,136
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,925 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +68 180 £51,000 +2.00% 19
South East +62 145 £55,000 +46.67% 20
Midlands +1 77 £45,500 +30.00% 5
North of England +41 62 £50,000 +47.06% 16
North West +30 43 £70,000 +133.33% 8
East Midlands +5 40 £45,000 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +18 37 £55,000 +61.76% 3
South West +18 33 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Yorkshire +30 17 £47,500 +28.38% 7
East of England -2 11 £75,000 +30.43% 9
North East -17 2 £34,750 +26.36% 1
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 412 (82.57%) LAN
2 354 (70.94%) WAN
3 345 (69.14%) Cisco
4 243 (48.70%) Firewall
5 221 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
6 199 (39.88%) Wireless
7 192 (38.48%) CheckPoint
8 189 (37.88%) VPN
9 185 (37.07%) CCNP
10 177 (35.47%) VMware
11 167 (33.47%) Network Security
12 165 (33.07%) Windows
13 152 (30.46%) Microsoft
14 140 (28.06%) VLAN
15 136 (27.25%) Active Directory
16 133 (26.65%) Juniper
17 131 (26.25%) MPLS
18 125 (25.05%) Data Centre
19 124 (24.85%) DNS
20 120 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 111 (22.24%) Citrix
22 110 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 103 (20.64%) DHCP
24 94 (18.84%) TCP/IP
25 93 (18.64%) Presales
26 92 (18.44%) CCNA
27 88 (17.64%) SAN
28 87 (17.43%) F5
29 85 (17.03%) Cisco Nexus
30 84 (16.83%) Cisco ASA

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 40 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 37 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 19 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.61%) IIS
5 11 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.80%) SAS
8 3 (0.60%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (7.62%) MS Visio
2 27 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Elite 3E
1 9 (1.80%) Orchard Housing
2 5 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 110 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (10.42%) Office 365
4 17 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.40%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.40%) IaaS
7 6 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.80%) PaaS
8 4 (0.80%) SaaS
9 3 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.60%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.40%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 412 (82.57%) LAN
2 354 (70.94%) WAN
3 243 (48.70%) Firewall
4 199 (39.88%) Wireless
5 189 (37.88%) VPN
6 167 (33.47%) Network Security
7 140 (28.06%) VLAN
8 131 (26.25%) MPLS
9 124 (24.85%) DNS
10 103 (20.64%) DHCP
11 94 (18.84%) TCP/IP
12 88 (17.64%) SAN
13 85 (17.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 84 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
15 77 (15.43%) BGP
16 64 (12.83%) OSPF
17 54 (10.82%) NetScaler
18 50 (10.02%) VoIP
19 46 (9.22%) Wi-Fi
20 40 (8.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.00%) MySQL
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.80%) JIRA
3 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (15.23%) Finance
2 39 (7.82%) Retail
3 20 (4.01%) Law
4 18 (3.61%) Legal
4 18 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.60%) Advertising
6 8 (1.60%) Banking
7 6 (1.20%) Marketing
8 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 145 (29.06%) Network Engineer
2 67 (13.43%) Analyst
3 66 (13.23%) Architect
4 60 (12.02%) Solutions Architect
5 54 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (10.62%) Security Architect
6 53 (10.62%) Security Solutions Architect
7 40 (8.02%) Support Engineer
8 39 (7.82%) LAN Engineer
8 39 (7.82%) Security Engineer
9 38 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 29 (5.81%) Information Architect
10 29 (5.81%) Information Security Architect
11 27 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
12 26 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
12 26 (5.21%) Network Specialist
13 25 (5.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 24 (4.81%) Consultant
14 24 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 23 (4.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.21%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.01%) LDAP
3 9 (1.80%) JSON
4 5 (1.00%) HTML
4 5 (1.00%) XML
5 4 (0.80%) XMPP
6 3 (0.60%) RESTful
7 2 (0.40%) COM
7 2 (0.40%) LAMP
7 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.40%) WAP
8 1 (0.20%) .NET
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.20%) REST
8 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 125 (25.05%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
3 41 (8.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.81%) Video Conferencing
6 23 (4.61%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.81%) HP StoreVirtual
8 12 (2.40%) Mobile Computing
9 11 (2.20%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.80%) NHS
11 8 (1.60%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
12 6 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (1.00%) IVR
13 5 (1.00%) Replication
14 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.80%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.60%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 165 (33.07%) Windows
2 84 (16.83%) Windows Server
3 75 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (10.82%) Linux
5 52 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (4.81%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.41%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.20%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.80%) Android
11 7 (1.40%) Unix
12 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.64%) Presales
2 84 (16.83%) Load Balancing
3 82 (16.43%) ITIL
4 65 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 61 (12.22%) Incident Management
6 54 (10.82%) Service Management
7 53 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (9.22%) Vulnerability Management
9 44 (8.82%) Information Security
9 44 (8.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 42 (8.42%) SIEM
11 41 (8.22%) Software Optimisation
12 39 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (6.61%) Change Management
13 33 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
14 32 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
14 32 (6.41%) Network Design
14 32 (6.41%) Service Delivery
15 28 (5.61%) ITIL V3
16 27 (5.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.43%) PowerShell
2 49 (9.82%) SQL
3 28 (5.61%) Python
4 11 (2.20%) PHP
5 6 (1.20%) Perl
6 3 (0.60%) Lisp
7 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 221 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (37.07%) CCNP
3 92 (18.44%) CCNA
4 72 (14.43%) CCDP
5 49 (9.82%) CCIE
6 25 (5.01%) Security Cleared
7 22 (4.41%) Degree
8 20 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (4.01%) SC Cleared
9 19 (3.81%) CCSE
9 19 (3.81%) JNCIP
10 18 (3.61%) CISSP
11 12 (2.40%) IISP
11 12 (2.40%) ISSAP
12 11 (2.20%) MCP
13 9 (1.80%) CCSA
14 8 (1.60%) JNCIS
14 8 (1.60%) MCSA
14 8 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.40%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (0.80%) GDPR
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.60%) PMO
3 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 136 (27.25%) Active Directory
2 120 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.81%) DFS Replication
5 19 (3.81%) XenApp
5 19 (3.81%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.81%) ProxySG
7 13 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.40%) vSphere
10 4 (0.80%) Docker
10 4 (0.80%) NFS
11 3 (0.60%) KVM
11 3 (0.60%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.40%) Firmware
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (4.01%) Puppet
2 19 (3.81%) Terraform
3 14 (2.81%) SCCM
4 12 (2.40%) QRadar
5 10 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.60%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.60%) Nagios
8 7 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.40%) Cacti
8 7 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.20%) SCOM
9 6 (1.20%) TrustSec
10 3 (0.60%) WSUS
11 1 (0.20%) Ansible
11 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 345 (69.14%) Cisco
2 192 (38.48%) CheckPoint
3 177 (35.47%) VMware
4 152 (30.46%) Microsoft
5 133 (26.65%) Juniper
6 111 (22.24%) Citrix
7 87 (17.43%) F5
8 83 (16.63%) Fortinet
8 83 (16.63%) HP
9 68 (13.63%) SolarWinds
10 61 (12.22%) Forcepoint
11 53 (10.62%) Blue Coat
12 52 (10.42%) Meraki
13 50 (10.02%) Zscaler
14 41 (8.22%) Tufin
15 39 (7.82%) Riverbed
16 38 (7.62%) Aruba
17 34 (6.81%) NetApp
18 30 (6.01%) Infoblox
19 26 (5.21%) Google