Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 758 893
Rank change year-on-year +68 +135 -27
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 494 410 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.57% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 362 365 321
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,050 £25,300 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.96% -5.00% -10.00%

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 24,806 26,072 32,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.98% 16.26% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,894 21,347 27,437
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +56 170 £51,750 +8.95% 22
South East +6 139 £55,000 +29.41% 21
Midlands +11 84 £40,000 -9.09% 11
North of England -3 70 £40,000 +6.67% 8
West Midlands +30 64 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire +34 31 £44,750 +19.33% 2
North West -42 30 £38,750 +1.97% 5
East of England -3 26 £45,000 -21.74% 5
South West -18 24 £32,500 -7.14% 9
East Midlands -15 20 £42,000 -4.55% 5
North East -8 9 £35,000 +16.67% 1
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 400 (80.97%) LAN
2 371 (75.10%) WAN
3 311 (62.96%) Cisco
4 230 (46.56%) Firewall
5 197 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (38.87%) Wireless
7 190 (38.46%) Windows
8 174 (35.22%) VMware
9 172 (34.82%) VLAN
10 162 (32.79%) CCNP
11 160 (32.39%) MPLS
12 159 (32.19%) VPN
13 149 (30.16%) Active Directory
14 125 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (24.70%) DNS
16 120 (24.29%) ITIL
17 119 (24.09%) Windows Server
18 118 (23.89%) Network Security
19 117 (23.68%) Microsoft
20 110 (22.27%) CheckPoint
21 108 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 104 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
23 101 (20.45%) HP
24 100 (20.24%) DHCP
25 99 (20.04%) Citrix
25 99 (20.04%) CCNA
25 99 (20.04%) PowerShell
26 98 (19.84%) Finance
27 93 (18.83%) VoIP
28 91 (18.42%) TCP/IP

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 50 (10.12%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 48 (9.72%) Skype for Business
3 23 (4.66%) IIS
4 19 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 108 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (12.35%) Office 365
4 28 (5.67%) IaaS
5 19 (3.85%) SaaS
6 14 (2.83%) PaaS
7 8 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.42%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.81%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 400 (80.97%) LAN
2 371 (75.10%) WAN
3 230 (46.56%) Firewall
4 192 (38.87%) Wireless
5 172 (34.82%) VLAN
6 160 (32.39%) MPLS
7 159 (32.19%) VPN
8 122 (24.70%) DNS
9 118 (23.89%) Network Security
10 104 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 100 (20.24%) DHCP
12 93 (18.83%) VoIP
13 91 (18.42%) SAN
13 91 (18.42%) TCP/IP
14 67 (13.56%) BGP
15 66 (13.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 59 (11.94%) OSPF
17 56 (11.34%) NetScaler
18 52 (10.53%) Ethernet
19 48 (9.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.42%) MySQL
2 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) DB2
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.01%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 98 (19.84%) Finance
2 45 (9.11%) Retail
3 30 (6.07%) Law
4 28 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.64%) Legal
6 13 (2.63%) Electronics
7 12 (2.43%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.02%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (25.91%) Network Engineer
2 52 (10.53%) Analyst
3 46 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (9.11%) Architect
5 30 (6.07%) Support Engineer
6 27 (5.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 25 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.06%) Team Leader
8 21 (4.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 21 (4.25%) LAN Engineer
8 21 (4.25%) Security Architect
8 21 (4.25%) Security Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 20 (4.05%) Network Analyst
9 20 (4.05%) Network Specialist
10 19 (3.85%) IT Support
11 18 (3.64%) IT Engineer
11 18 (3.64%) Network Architect
11 18 (3.64%) Network Security Specialist
11 18 (3.64%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.66%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.04%) Web Services
3 12 (2.43%) LDAP
4 6 (1.21%) WAP
5 5 (1.01%) STL
6 4 (0.81%) XMPP
7 2 (0.40%) OpenDaylight
7 2 (0.40%) VXML
8 1 (0.20%) JSON
8 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.49%) HP StoreVirtual
4 26 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
5 24 (4.86%) Private Cloud
6 21 (4.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (4.25%) Mobile Computing
6 21 (4.25%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.02%) Clustering
10 9 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.42%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.21%) PDA
13 6 (1.21%) Replication
14 5 (1.01%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 190 (38.46%) Windows
2 119 (24.09%) Windows Server
3 90 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (8.50%) Linux
6 24 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.05%) Android
8 17 (3.44%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.02%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.82%) Unix
10 9 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.21%) Solaris
13 5 (1.01%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.81%) CentOS
14 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (24.29%) ITIL
2 70 (14.17%) Load Balancing
3 65 (13.16%) Change Management
4 64 (12.96%) Presales
5 52 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (9.51%) Capacity Planning
6 47 (9.51%) Service Management
7 46 (9.31%) Incident Management
7 46 (9.31%) Network Design
8 41 (8.30%) Kalman Filter
8 41 (8.30%) Network Architecture
9 37 (7.49%) Problem Management
9 37 (7.49%) Server Virtualisation
10 34 (6.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 34 (6.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 33 (6.68%) ITIL V3
12 32 (6.48%) Network Monitoring
13 30 (6.07%) Risk Management
14 29 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (5.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (20.04%) PowerShell
2 50 (10.12%) SQL
3 25 (5.06%) Python
4 13 (2.63%) C
5 5 (1.01%) C++
5 5 (1.01%) Java
5 5 (1.01%) MATLAB
5 5 (1.01%) Perl
5 5 (1.01%) Tcl
6 2 (0.40%) Embedded C
6 2 (0.40%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) Lisp
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (32.79%) CCNP
3 99 (20.04%) CCNA
4 64 (12.96%) CCIE
5 50 (10.12%) Degree
6 39 (7.89%) CCDP
7 26 (5.26%) CCSE
7 26 (5.26%) CISSP
7 26 (5.26%) JNCIP
8 22 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.25%) IISP
9 21 (4.25%) ISSAP
10 20 (4.05%) Security Cleared
11 15 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.82%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.62%) MCSA
13 8 (1.62%) MCSE
13 8 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.88%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) PMO
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 149 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 125 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.11%) DFS Replication
4 37 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.28%) XenApp
6 20 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.02%) vSphere
9 6 (1.21%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (1.01%) Firmware
10 5 (1.01%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (4.45%) QRadar
2 19 (3.85%) Terraform
3 18 (3.64%) Puppet
4 10 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (2.02%) WSUS
5 9 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.82%) SCOM
6 8 (1.62%) SCCM
7 7 (1.42%) TrustSec
8 6 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.61%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.40%) Cacti
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.40%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.20%) OpenView
11 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 311 (62.96%) Cisco
2 174 (35.22%) VMware
3 117 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 110 (22.27%) CheckPoint
5 101 (20.45%) HP
6 99 (20.04%) Citrix
7 91 (18.42%) Juniper
8 81 (16.40%) F5
9 67 (13.56%) SolarWinds
10 53 (10.73%) NetApp
11 51 (10.32%) Zscaler
12 44 (8.91%) Blue Coat
12 44 (8.91%) Forcepoint
12 44 (8.91%) Fortinet
13 40 (8.10%) Meraki
14 30 (6.07%) Google
15 29 (5.87%) Riverbed
16 25 (5.06%) IBM
17 23 (4.66%) Aruba
18 21 (4.25%) Tufin