Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 644 721 685
Rank change year-on-year +77 -36 +112
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 167 134 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.22% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 142 123 168
London median annual salary £51,000 £53,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.77% -7.83% +9.52%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,000 £29,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,212 11,004 12,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.57% 14.78% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 9,032 10,463
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in London

WLAN
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WLAN in London

WLAN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in London

WLAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London 0 51 £57,500 -11.54% 1
West London +12 6 £50,000 +4.17%
East London -7 6 £39,750 -30.87% 1
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 London region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 139 (83.23%) LAN
2 122 (73.05%) Cisco
3 114 (68.26%) WAN
4 108 (64.67%) Firewall
5 78 (46.71%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (42.51%) Wireless
7 70 (41.92%) VPN
8 66 (39.52%) VMware
9 63 (37.72%) VLAN
10 62 (37.13%) Network Security
10 62 (37.13%) CCNP
11 60 (35.93%) Active Directory
12 56 (33.53%) Windows
13 55 (32.93%) Microsoft
14 52 (31.14%) BGP
15 51 (30.54%) MPLS
16 49 (29.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 47 (28.14%) CheckPoint
18 46 (27.54%) DNS
19 44 (26.35%) Citrix
20 40 (23.95%) Finance
21 39 (23.35%) VoIP
21 39 (23.35%) SolarWinds
21 39 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (22.16%) OSPF
23 35 (20.96%) DHCP
23 35 (20.96%) CCNA
23 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
24 34 (20.36%) SQL
25 30 (17.96%) Riverbed

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 28 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (15.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.39%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.99%) SAS
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.60%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Orchard Housing
2 8 (4.79%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.17%) Office 365
3 21 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.99%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.99%) OpenDNS
7 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.80%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (83.23%) LAN
2 114 (68.26%) WAN
3 108 (64.67%) Firewall
4 71 (42.51%) Wireless
5 70 (41.92%) VPN
6 63 (37.72%) VLAN
7 62 (37.13%) Network Security
8 52 (31.14%) BGP
9 51 (30.54%) MPLS
10 49 (29.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 46 (27.54%) DNS
12 39 (23.35%) VoIP
13 37 (22.16%) OSPF
14 35 (20.96%) DHCP
15 29 (17.37%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (16.77%) SAN
17 26 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (14.37%) TCP/IP
19 22 (13.17%) Cisco Wireless
20 20 (11.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (23.95%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Legal
3 17 (10.18%) Banking
4 16 (9.58%) Law
5 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.79%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.19%) Retail
8 4 (2.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.80%) Marketing
10 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (35.33%) Network Engineer
2 38 (22.75%) Analyst
3 23 (13.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.78%) Security Engineer
6 16 (9.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Architect
9 10 (5.99%) Consultant
9 10 (5.99%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Network Specialist
10 9 (5.39%) Head of Engineering
10 9 (5.39%) LAN Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Security Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Switch Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (4.79%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.38%) 802.1X
2 12 (7.19%) XMPP
3 5 (2.99%) HTML
3 5 (2.99%) JSON
3 5 (2.99%) XML
4 4 (2.40%) LDAP
5 2 (1.20%) LAMP
5 2 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.96%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.19%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.59%) PKI
4 6 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.99%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.40%) BYOD
6 4 (2.40%) Digital Signage
6 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.40%) IPTV
6 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.20%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Handset
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (16.77%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.78%) Linux
6 6 (3.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.99%) Unix
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (11.98%) ITIL
3 19 (11.38%) Service Management
4 18 (10.78%) Patch Management
5 17 (10.18%) Service Delivery
6 16 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (9.58%) Network Management
7 15 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.98%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (7.78%) Project Management
9 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (7.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 12 (7.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 12 (7.19%) WAN Optimisation
10 11 (6.59%) Business Continuity
10 11 (6.59%) Presales
10 11 (6.59%) Time Management
11 10 (5.99%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (5.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) SQL
2 26 (15.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.79%) PHP
3 8 (4.79%) Python
4 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (46.71%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (37.13%) CCNP
3 35 (20.96%) CCNA
4 15 (8.98%) CCDP
5 12 (7.19%) CCIE
6 8 (4.79%) CISSP
7 7 (4.19%) CCDA
8 6 (3.59%) CCSA
8 6 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.99%) Degree
10 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.20%) CISM
12 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.60%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.60%) OCA
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) GDPR
2 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) Basel III
3 2 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
System Software
1 60 (35.93%) Active Directory
2 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.58%) DFS Replication
5 8 (4.79%) XenApp
5 8 (4.79%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.80%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.80%) vSphere
9 1 (0.60%) Docker
9 1 (0.60%) Firmware
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (8.98%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (7.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (6.59%) Nagios
5 9 (5.39%) Puppet
6 8 (4.79%) Terraform
7 7 (4.19%) SCCM
8 6 (3.59%) TrustSec
9 5 (2.99%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.40%) Nessus
11 3 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.20%) Cacti
13 1 (0.60%) Ansible
13 1 (0.60%) SCOM
13 1 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
13 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (73.05%) Cisco
2 66 (39.52%) VMware
3 55 (32.93%) Microsoft
4 47 (28.14%) CheckPoint
5 44 (26.35%) Citrix
6 39 (23.35%) SolarWinds
7 30 (17.96%) Meraki
7 30 (17.96%) Riverbed
8 20 (11.98%) Fortinet
8 20 (11.98%) Juniper
9 18 (10.78%) Palo Alto
10 17 (10.18%) NetApp
11 16 (9.58%) F5
12 14 (8.38%) Infoblox
13 12 (7.19%) HP
14 11 (6.59%) Ivanti
14 11 (6.59%) Shavlik
15 9 (5.39%) Blue Coat
15 9 (5.39%) ForeScout
15 9 (5.39%) Orchard