Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +53
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 8 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.86% 0.90% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 4.51% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 31
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -41.86% +53.57%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £26,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £37,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -17.78% -7.22% +7.78%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 131 266 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.12% 19.90% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 107 209 345
Kent median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £51,250 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 13 December 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
Dartford +10 7 - -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Mitel
2 7 (87.50%) IP Telephony
2 7 (87.50%) Blue Coat
2 7 (87.50%) ProxySG
2 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (87.50%) Aruba
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Telepresence
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) IP Telephony
2 7 (87.50%) Telepresence
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Aruba
1 7 (87.50%) Blue Coat
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware