Period
to 24 October 2017

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 24 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 706 903
Rank change year-on-year -53 +197 -57
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 414 540 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.77% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 354 503 319
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,700 £26,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 26629 30565 34489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.09% 16.95% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21735 25290 28605
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £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 24 October 2017.

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 24 October 2017. 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 -55 132 £52,500 -4.55% 7
South East +19 85 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Midlands +79 75 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North of England -14 68 £37,000 -11.90% 5
West Midlands +11 45 £34,500 -23.33% 2
East of England -20 35 £57,500 +31.43% 5
North West -46 33 £34,250 -22.16% 1
East Midlands +46 28 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Yorkshire +26 28 £42,000 +12.00% 4
South West -35 17 £30,000 - 1
North East - 7 £32,500 -
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2017, 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.

1 316 (76.33%) LAN
2 276 (66.67%) WAN
3 261 (63.04%) Cisco
4 210 (50.72%) Firewall
5 183 (44.20%) Wireless
6 174 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
7 171 (41.30%) Windows
8 153 (36.96%) CCNP
9 132 (31.88%) VPN
10 117 (28.26%) Microsoft
11 115 (27.78%) VMware
12 110 (26.57%) CCNA
13 106 (25.60%) ITIL
14 95 (22.95%) DNS
15 94 (22.71%) MPLS
16 92 (22.22%) VLAN
17 86 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 86 (20.77%) Active Directory
18 84 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
19 83 (20.05%) Network Security
20 82 (19.81%) VoIP
21 76 (18.36%) DHCP
22 72 (17.39%) IPsec
22 72 (17.39%) Hyper-V
23 71 (17.15%) BGP
24 66 (15.94%) Data Centre
25 64 (15.46%) Cisco Wireless
26 61 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
27 60 (14.49%) HP
28 57 (13.77%) 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 42 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.42%) IIS
5 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (12.80%) Office 365
3 30 (7.25%) G Suite
4 19 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.17%) Mimecast
6 8 (1.93%) IaaS
6 8 (1.93%) OneDrive
6 8 (1.93%) OpenDNS
7 7 (1.69%) SaaS
8 6 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 316 (76.33%) LAN
2 276 (66.67%) WAN
3 210 (50.72%) Firewall
4 183 (44.20%) Wireless
5 132 (31.88%) VPN
6 95 (22.95%) DNS
7 94 (22.71%) MPLS
8 92 (22.22%) VLAN
9 84 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
10 83 (20.05%) Network Security
11 82 (19.81%) VoIP
12 76 (18.36%) DHCP
13 72 (17.39%) IPsec
14 71 (17.15%) BGP
15 64 (15.46%) Cisco Wireless
16 57 (13.77%) Cisco Nexus
17 56 (13.53%) TCP/IP
18 50 (12.08%) OSPF
19 49 (11.84%) EIGRP
20 46 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) CorVu
3 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (4.83%) Git (software)
1 20 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (12.32%) Finance
2 43 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 35 (8.45%) Retail
4 22 (5.31%) Electronics
5 15 (3.62%) Legal
6 11 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.17%) Marketing
7 9 (2.17%) Publishing
8 7 (1.69%) Banking
9 6 (1.45%) Military
10 5 (1.21%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (35.75%) Network Engineer
2 53 (12.80%) Analyst
3 51 (12.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 50 (12.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 48 (11.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 40 (9.66%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.80%) Architect
9 23 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (5.56%) Field Engineer
9 23 (5.56%) Network Analyst
10 22 (5.31%) IT Technician
10 22 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (5.07%) Embedded Engineer
11 21 (5.07%) IT Engineer
11 21 (5.07%) RF Engineer
12 20 (4.83%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 20 (4.83%) Firmware Engineer
12 20 (4.83%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.83%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.97%) WAP
3 3 (0.72%) Middleware
3 3 (0.72%) XMPP
4 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.24%) ADSI
5 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.24%) VXML
5 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.21%) Mobile Computing
4 30 (7.25%) Driving Licence
4 30 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (4.83%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.62%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.97%) CCTV
10 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) User Experience
12 2 (0.48%) Clustering
12 2 (0.48%) CMDB
12 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.48%) Fintech
12 2 (0.48%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 171 (41.30%) Windows
2 61 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (10.63%) Windows Server
5 42 (10.14%) Linux
6 34 (8.21%) Android
7 32 (7.73%) Windows 8
8 22 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 22 (5.31%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.38%) Windows 10
10 13 (3.14%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.93%) CentOS
11 8 (1.93%) VMS
12 7 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.45%) Unix
14 5 (1.21%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.97%) Solaris
16 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.60%) ITIL
2 48 (11.59%) Mentoring
3 47 (11.35%) Network Monitoring
4 34 (8.21%) Presales
5 31 (7.49%) Network Management
6 29 (7.00%) Coaching
7 28 (6.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 26 (6.28%) Network Architecture
8 26 (6.28%) Time Management
9 25 (6.04%) Change Management
9 25 (6.04%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.31%) ITIL V2
11 21 (5.07%) Change Control
11 21 (5.07%) Mathematics
12 20 (4.83%) Data Acquisition
12 20 (4.83%) Test Scripting
13 19 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.11%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.11%) WAN Optimisation
15 16 (3.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.80%) C
2 23 (5.56%) Python
3 20 (4.83%) MATLAB
3 20 (4.83%) Perl
4 17 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.86%) SQL
6 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.72%) C#
6 3 (0.72%) C++
7 2 (0.48%) R
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 174 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (36.96%) CCNP
3 110 (26.57%) CCNA
4 49 (11.84%) Degree
5 38 (9.18%) CCIE
6 37 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (8.21%) MCSE
8 33 (7.97%) MCP
9 32 (7.73%) DBS Check
10 22 (5.31%) A+ Certification
10 22 (5.31%) Security Cleared
11 21 (5.07%) SC Cleared
12 17 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.69%) CCDE
15 6 (1.45%) CCDP
16 5 (1.21%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.21%) JNCIP
17 4 (0.97%) HP APS
17 4 (0.97%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.76%) SLA
2 5 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.21%) PMO
3 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 86 (20.77%) Active Directory
1 86 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 22 (5.31%) Firmware
4 11 (2.66%) DFS Replication
4 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (2.66%) vSphere
4 11 (2.66%) XenApp
5 10 (2.42%) ProxySG
6 9 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 26 (6.28%) AirWatch
2 21 (5.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (3.86%) SCCM
4 12 (2.90%) Cacti
5 9 (2.17%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.93%) Nagios
7 7 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.69%) WSUS
8 6 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.97%) OpenView
9 4 (0.97%) QRadar
9 4 (0.97%) SmoothWall
10 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.48%) Ansible
11 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.48%) Puppet
11 2 (0.48%) SCOM
11 2 (0.48%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 261 (63.04%) Cisco
2 117 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 115 (27.78%) VMware
4 60 (14.49%) HP
5 53 (12.80%) CheckPoint
6 47 (11.35%) F5
7 46 (11.11%) Juniper
8 38 (9.18%) Riverbed
9 35 (8.45%) SolarWinds
10 33 (7.97%) Google
11 32 (7.73%) Citrix
12 29 (7.00%) Avaya
13 26 (6.28%) Meraki
14 24 (5.80%) Aruba
15 23 (5.56%) SOTI
16 22 (5.31%) Fortinet
16 22 (5.31%) ProCurve
17 20 (4.83%) Brocade
17 20 (4.83%) Perforce
18 18 (4.35%) Mitel