Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 798 892
Rank change year-on-year +133 +94 -6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 541 373 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 1.42% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 422 325 306
England median annual salary £51,000 £40,000 £43,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% -8.83% -2.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,850 £29,063
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +27.50% -6.43% -5.00%

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 24,510 26,190 31,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.21% 16.16% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,638 21,409 26,731
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +0.56%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +85 189 £51,000 +7.37% 16
South East +72 158 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Midlands +9 83 £42,500 +16.44% 10
North of England +23 70 £47,500 +26.67% 10
West Midlands +18 52 £40,000 +17.65% 3
North West +3 43 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West +15 36 £39,000 +56.00% 5
East Midlands -4 31 £42,500 -3.41% 7
Yorkshire +37 24 £46,000 +58.62% 6
East of England +1 19 £45,000 -21.74% 1
North East -20 3 £42,000 +52.73%
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 443 (81.89%) LAN
2 411 (75.97%) WAN
3 379 (70.06%) Cisco
4 259 (47.87%) Firewall
5 245 (45.29%) Cisco Certification
6 209 (38.63%) VPN
6 209 (38.63%) CCNP
7 206 (38.08%) Wireless
8 197 (36.41%) VMware
9 183 (33.83%) CheckPoint
10 176 (32.53%) Network Security
11 175 (32.35%) VLAN
12 172 (31.79%) Windows
13 165 (30.50%) MPLS
14 148 (27.36%) Active Directory
15 145 (26.80%) DNS
15 145 (26.80%) Juniper
16 138 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 130 (24.03%) Microsoft
18 126 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 120 (22.18%) Citrix
20 119 (22.00%) Data Centre
21 117 (21.63%) DHCP
22 113 (20.89%) Cisco ASA
23 112 (20.70%) ITIL
24 108 (19.96%) Finance
25 107 (19.78%) PowerShell
25 107 (19.78%) F5
26 106 (19.59%) CCNA
27 104 (19.22%) Windows Server

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 43 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.76%) Skype for Business
3 38 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (3.88%) IIS
5 15 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.55%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (9.61%) Office 365
4 19 (3.51%) IaaS
5 15 (2.77%) SaaS
6 14 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.22%) PaaS
8 10 (1.85%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.74%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.18%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 443 (81.89%) LAN
2 411 (75.97%) WAN
3 259 (47.87%) Firewall
4 209 (38.63%) VPN
5 206 (38.08%) Wireless
6 176 (32.53%) Network Security
7 175 (32.35%) VLAN
8 165 (30.50%) MPLS
9 145 (26.80%) DNS
10 117 (21.63%) DHCP
11 113 (20.89%) Cisco ASA
12 94 (17.38%) TCP/IP
13 85 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 85 (15.71%) SAN
14 75 (13.86%) BGP
14 75 (13.86%) VoIP
15 71 (13.12%) NetScaler
16 63 (11.65%) OSPF
17 55 (10.17%) VPLS
18 47 (8.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.03%) MySQL
2 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.37%) Big Data
4 2 (0.37%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (4.99%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.92%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.92%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 108 (19.96%) Finance
2 51 (9.43%) Retail
3 26 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.88%) Law
5 20 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.96%) Legal
7 13 (2.40%) Advertising
8 11 (2.03%) Electronics
9 10 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.29%) Banking
11 6 (1.11%) Marketing
12 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.23%) Architect
3 64 (11.83%) Solutions Architect
4 55 (10.17%) Analyst
5 54 (9.98%) Security Architect
5 54 (9.98%) Security Solutions Architect
6 52 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (7.95%) Support Engineer
8 33 (6.10%) LAN Engineer
9 31 (5.73%) Security Engineer
10 30 (5.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 28 (5.18%) Network Specialist
12 27 (4.99%) Information Architect
12 27 (4.99%) Information Security Architect
13 26 (4.81%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
13 26 (4.81%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
13 26 (4.81%) Network Security Specialist
13 26 (4.81%) Security Specialist
14 24 (4.44%) Consultant
15 23 (4.25%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.62%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.77%) LDAP
3 8 (1.48%) Web Services
4 7 (1.29%) JSON
5 5 (0.92%) STL
6 3 (0.55%) HTML
6 3 (0.55%) RESTful
6 3 (0.55%) XML
7 2 (0.37%) COM
7 2 (0.37%) WAP
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 119 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.43%) Cyberthreat
3 46 (8.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 35 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.55%) Private Cloud
6 24 (4.44%) HP StoreVirtual
7 22 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (2.96%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.59%) Mobile Computing
10 13 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.48%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.11%) Clustering
13 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.11%) PDA
14 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.92%) Digital TV
14 5 (0.92%) NHS
14 5 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 172 (31.79%) Windows
2 104 (19.22%) Windows Server
3 81 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (10.17%) Linux
6 23 (4.25%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.03%) Android
8 11 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.92%) Solaris
11 5 (0.92%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Unix
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (20.70%) ITIL
2 99 (18.30%) Presales
3 97 (17.93%) Load Balancing
4 71 (13.12%) Incident Management
5 57 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (10.54%) Service Management
6 55 (10.17%) Change Management
7 52 (9.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 48 (8.87%) Capacity Planning
9 47 (8.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 46 (8.50%) SIEM
10 46 (8.50%) Software Optimisation
11 43 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
11 43 (7.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 43 (7.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 40 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 37 (6.84%) Information Security
13 37 (6.84%) Network Architecture
13 37 (6.84%) Network Design
14 35 (6.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (19.78%) PowerShell
2 48 (8.87%) SQL
3 41 (7.58%) Python
4 10 (1.85%) Perl
5 8 (1.48%) PHP
6 7 (1.29%) C
7 6 (1.11%) C++
8 5 (0.92%) Java
8 5 (0.92%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.92%) Tcl
9 2 (0.37%) Lisp
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 245 (45.29%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (38.63%) CCNP
3 106 (19.59%) CCNA
4 77 (14.23%) CCIE
5 75 (13.86%) CCDP
6 37 (6.84%) Degree
7 28 (5.18%) JNCIP
8 26 (4.81%) CCSE
8 26 (4.81%) CISSP
8 26 (4.81%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.51%) IISP
9 19 (3.51%) ISSAP
10 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (2.59%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.66%) CCSA
12 9 (1.66%) MCP
13 8 (1.48%) CCDA
13 8 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.48%) MCSA
13 8 (1.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.47%) SLA
2 8 (1.48%) PMO
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 138 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.65%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.10%) XenApp
5 29 (5.36%) XenDesktop
6 27 (4.99%) DFS Replication
7 17 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.48%) ProxySG
8 8 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.29%) vSphere
10 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.74%) Docker
11 4 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.55%) Firmware
12 3 (0.55%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (4.99%) Puppet
1 27 (4.99%) Terraform
2 19 (3.51%) QRadar
3 12 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (2.03%) TrustSec
5 10 (1.85%) SCCM
6 9 (1.66%) SCOM
7 7 (1.29%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.92%) WSUS
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.18%) Ansible
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.18%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 379 (70.06%) Cisco
2 197 (36.41%) VMware
3 183 (33.83%) CheckPoint
4 145 (26.80%) Juniper
5 130 (24.03%) Microsoft
6 120 (22.18%) Citrix
7 107 (19.78%) F5
8 102 (18.85%) HP
9 83 (15.34%) Fortinet
10 77 (14.23%) SolarWinds
11 73 (13.49%) Forcepoint
12 69 (12.75%) Zscaler
13 64 (11.83%) Blue Coat
14 46 (8.50%) NetApp
14 46 (8.50%) Tufin
15 45 (8.32%) Meraki
16 41 (7.58%) Riverbed
17 38 (7.02%) Aruba
17 38 (7.02%) Google
18 35 (6.47%) Infoblox