Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 108 126
Rank change year-on-year +38 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 33 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.99% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 3.50% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 6
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £45,500 £42,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +46.67% -25.00% +13.64%

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 210 257 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.02% 18.86% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 189 216 380
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £19,950 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Kent over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram 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 16 August 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 +4 14 £49,000 -
West Malling +5 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £27,000 -
WLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (93.94%) WAN
3 29 (87.88%) Cisco
3 29 (87.88%) Blue Coat
3 29 (87.88%) Load Balancing
3 29 (87.88%) F5
4 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 18 (54.55%) VLAN
4 18 (54.55%) Firewall
5 16 (48.48%) MPLS
6 15 (45.45%) Forcepoint
6 15 (45.45%) DMZ
6 15 (45.45%) Service Management
6 15 (45.45%) CCIE
6 15 (45.45%) CCNP
6 15 (45.45%) CCNA
6 15 (45.45%) Citrix
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (45.45%) Data Security
6 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 15 (45.45%) Change Management
6 15 (45.45%) VPLS
6 15 (45.45%) Problem Management
6 15 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (45.45%) NetScaler
6 15 (45.45%) Network Architecture
6 15 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (45.45%) SolarWinds
6 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (93.94%) WAN
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) VLAN
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 16 (48.48%) MPLS
5 15 (45.45%) DMZ
5 15 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (45.45%) NetScaler
5 15 (45.45%) VPLS
6 14 (42.42%) Telepresence
6 14 (42.42%) Wireless
7 10 (30.30%) IP Telephony
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) NAS
11 1 (3.03%) 802.11
11 1 (3.03%) IPsec
11 1 (3.03%) SNMP
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Wireless Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Private Cloud
2 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Load Balancing
2 15 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (45.45%) Change Management
2 15 (45.45%) Data Security
2 15 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (45.45%) Network Architecture
2 15 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 15 (45.45%) Service Management
3 9 (27.27%) Network Design
4 7 (21.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 7 (21.21%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) CCIE
1 15 (45.45%) CCNA
1 15 (45.45%) CCNP
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) ProxySG
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Blue Coat
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
1 29 (87.88%) F5
2 15 (45.45%) Citrix
2 15 (45.45%) Forcepoint
2 15 (45.45%) SolarWinds
2 15 (45.45%) Zscaler
3 14 (42.42%) Aruba
3 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
3 14 (42.42%) HP
4 10 (30.30%) Mitel
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 5 (15.15%) CommVault
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) Riverbed