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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 80 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.37% 0.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 4.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

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 121 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.07% 22.04% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 25 March 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
WLAN
South East

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) IP Telephony
2 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 23 (74.19%) WAN
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) CheckPoint
3 20 (64.52%) DNS
3 20 (64.52%) DHCP
4 19 (61.29%) SAN
4 19 (61.29%) VPN
4 19 (61.29%) Hyper-V
4 19 (61.29%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (41.94%) HP
6 12 (38.71%) Siemens
6 12 (38.71%) SNMP
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
6 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) IIS
6 12 (38.71%) Riverbed
6 12 (38.71%) Telepresence
6 12 (38.71%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (38.71%) Cisco IPT
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (38.71%) Network Design
6 12 (38.71%) Wireless
6 12 (38.71%) Mitel
7 11 (35.48%) IPsec

WLAN
Top Related 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 12 (38.71%) IIS
1 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
1 23 (74.19%) IP Telephony
1 23 (74.19%) LAN
1 23 (74.19%) WAN
2 20 (64.52%) DHCP
2 20 (64.52%) DNS
3 19 (61.29%) Fibre Channel
3 19 (61.29%) SAN
3 19 (61.29%) VPN
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco IPT
4 12 (38.71%) SNMP
4 12 (38.71%) Telepresence
4 12 (38.71%) Wireless
5 11 (35.48%) BGP
5 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
5 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (35.48%) IPsec
5 11 (35.48%) OSPF
5 11 (35.48%) SSL
5 11 (35.48%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Network Support
3 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Server Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Network Design
2 11 (35.48%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CCNA
1 11 (35.48%) CCNP
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (61.29%) Hyper-V
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (38.71%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) CheckPoint
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Mitel
4 12 (38.71%) Riverbed
4 12 (38.71%) Siemens
5 11 (35.48%) Brocade
5 11 (35.48%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Dell