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

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 643 888
Rank change year-on-year -111 +245 -82
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 406 580 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 2.08% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 309 537 326
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £66,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -7.89%

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 24,541 27,925 32,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.25% 16.81% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20,067 22,839 27,357
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,950 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 January 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 -62 126 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South East -28 98 £49,750 +4.74% 15
North of England -9 77 £42,500 - 11
Midlands +40 72 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Midlands +25 55 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +49 34 £42,500 +13.33% 7
North West -58 31 £43,500 -1.14% 3
East of England -6 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +19 15 £41,250 -2.94% 5
South West -26 15 £30,000 -11.11% 4
North East - 12 £35,000 - 1
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 319 (78.57%) LAN
2 286 (70.44%) WAN
3 268 (66.01%) Cisco
4 200 (49.26%) Firewall
5 173 (42.61%) Wireless
6 165 (40.64%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (40.39%) Windows
8 137 (33.74%) CCNP
9 117 (28.82%) Active Directory
10 116 (28.57%) VMware
11 110 (27.09%) MPLS
12 109 (26.85%) VPN
13 107 (26.35%) VLAN
14 100 (24.63%) DNS
15 92 (22.66%) CCNA
16 91 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 90 (22.17%) ITIL
18 86 (21.18%) HP
18 86 (21.18%) Windows Server
19 84 (20.69%) Microsoft
20 82 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
21 81 (19.95%) Network Security
21 81 (19.95%) VoIP
22 79 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
23 74 (18.23%) DHCP
24 73 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
25 69 (17.00%) Finance
26 68 (16.75%) CheckPoint
27 67 (16.50%) Data Centre
28 64 (15.76%) BGP

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 35 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 32 (7.88%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.42%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.69%) IIS
5 11 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.25%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (11.33%) Office 365
3 28 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.19%) G Suite
5 15 (3.69%) IaaS
6 13 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.71%) SaaS
8 8 (1.97%) PaaS
9 5 (1.23%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 319 (78.57%) LAN
2 286 (70.44%) WAN
3 200 (49.26%) Firewall
4 173 (42.61%) Wireless
5 110 (27.09%) MPLS
6 109 (26.85%) VPN
7 107 (26.35%) VLAN
8 100 (24.63%) DNS
9 82 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
10 81 (19.95%) Network Security
10 81 (19.95%) VoIP
11 74 (18.23%) DHCP
12 64 (15.76%) BGP
13 58 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 57 (14.04%) SAN
15 56 (13.79%) Cisco Wireless
16 54 (13.30%) OSPF
17 52 (12.81%) IPsec
18 50 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (9.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) CorVu
2 1 (0.25%) DB2
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 69 (17.00%) Finance
2 37 (9.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.40%) Law
4 25 (6.16%) Legal
5 23 (5.67%) Retail
6 16 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.22%) Electronics
8 8 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.72%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Advertising
11 4 (0.99%) Military
11 4 (0.99%) Publishing
12 3 (0.74%) Banking
13 2 (0.49%) Automotive
13 2 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (10.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 39 (9.61%) Analyst
5 35 (8.62%) Architect
6 31 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 28 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 24 (5.91%) Consultant
10 20 (4.93%) Network Architect
11 19 (4.68%) Team Leader
12 18 (4.43%) Field Engineer
12 18 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (4.43%) Network Specialist
12 18 (4.43%) Wireless Engineer
13 17 (4.19%) Integration Engineer
13 17 (4.19%) IT Technician
13 17 (4.19%) Senior Architect
13 17 (4.19%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.43%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.46%) Web Services
3 9 (2.22%) WAP
4 6 (1.48%) XMPP
5 2 (0.49%) OpenDaylight
5 2 (0.49%) VXML
6 1 (0.25%) ADSI
6 1 (0.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
4 27 (6.65%) Computer Science
5 26 (6.40%) Driving Licence
5 26 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (5.67%) HP StoreVirtual
7 17 (4.19%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.48%) Clustering
11 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.99%) Replication
13 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.74%) PKI
14 2 (0.49%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 164 (40.39%) Windows
2 86 (21.18%) Windows Server
3 79 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (9.85%) Linux
6 29 (7.14%) Android
7 26 (6.40%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.43%) Apple iOS
9 17 (4.19%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.69%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (3.45%) Unix
12 11 (2.71%) Windows 7
13 9 (2.22%) CentOS
13 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.48%) Solaris
15 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.17%) ITIL
2 47 (11.58%) Presales
3 44 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
4 37 (9.11%) Network Design
5 36 (8.87%) Change Management
6 32 (7.88%) Network Architecture
7 31 (7.64%) Load Balancing
7 31 (7.64%) Migration
7 31 (7.64%) Server Virtualisation
8 28 (6.90%) Network Management
9 27 (6.65%) Project Management
10 23 (5.67%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.67%) Time Management
11 20 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.19%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (4.19%) ITIL V2
12 17 (4.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 17 (4.19%) SDLC
13 16 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (3.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.59%) PowerShell
2 25 (6.16%) SQL
3 15 (3.69%) C
4 9 (2.22%) Python
5 5 (1.23%) MATLAB
5 5 (1.23%) Perl
6 3 (0.74%) C++
6 3 (0.74%) VBScript
7 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.49%) C#
7 2 (0.49%) Embedded C
7 2 (0.49%) R
8 1 (0.25%) Java
8 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 165 (40.64%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (33.74%) CCNP
3 92 (22.66%) CCNA
4 45 (11.08%) Degree
5 36 (8.87%) CCIE
6 25 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (5.17%) CCDP
8 20 (4.93%) DBS Check
9 19 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (4.68%) MCP
9 19 (4.68%) MCSE
10 17 (4.19%) A+ Certification
11 16 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (3.45%) JNCIP
13 12 (2.96%) CISSP
13 12 (2.96%) Security Cleared
14 10 (2.46%) CCDE
15 9 (2.22%) CCSE
16 8 (1.97%) ISSAP
16 8 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.42%) SLA
2 12 (2.96%) PMO
3 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (28.82%) Active Directory
2 91 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.61%) DFS Replication
5 19 (4.68%) XenApp
6 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.22%) ProxySG
7 9 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.97%) Firmware
9 6 (1.48%) FreeRADIUS
9 6 (1.48%) vSphere
10 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.45%) Cacti
3 13 (3.20%) QRadar
4 12 (2.96%) AirWatch
4 12 (2.96%) WSUS
5 11 (2.71%) SCCM
6 9 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.97%) Nagios
8 5 (1.23%) OpenView
8 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.99%) SmoothWall
10 3 (0.74%) TrustSec
10 3 (0.74%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.49%) Terraform
12 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 268 (66.01%) Cisco
2 116 (28.57%) VMware
3 86 (21.18%) HP
4 84 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 68 (16.75%) CheckPoint
6 57 (14.04%) Juniper
7 42 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 39 (9.61%) NetApp
9 38 (9.36%) F5
10 37 (9.11%) Citrix
11 32 (7.88%) Fortinet
12 30 (7.39%) Riverbed
13 25 (6.16%) Aruba
13 25 (6.16%) Meraki
14 23 (5.67%) Google
15 20 (4.93%) Brocade
16 15 (3.69%) Blue Coat
17 14 (3.45%) Dell
18 13 (3.20%) Mitel
18 13 (3.20%) Symantec