The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.60% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 2.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £41,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 186 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.43% 19.18% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114 149 197
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,875 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Kent

WLAN
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in Kent.

Salary trend for WLAN in Kent

WLAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £40,000 -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
1 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper