Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 686 631
Rank change year-on-year +70 -55 +142
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 155 129 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.30% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 128 120 177
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 8,348 9,952 11,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.29% 14.18% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,786 8,316 9,496
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,500
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +34 34 £60,000 +4.35% 7
West London +24 13 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East London +16 2 £53,750 +37.82%
South London -10 1 - -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 123 (79.35%) LAN
2 102 (65.81%) Cisco
3 99 (63.87%) WAN
4 98 (63.23%) Firewall
5 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
6 65 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (40.00%) Wireless
8 59 (38.06%) Windows
9 55 (35.48%) MPLS
9 55 (35.48%) VoIP
10 53 (34.19%) BGP
11 51 (32.90%) Active Directory
11 51 (32.90%) VLAN
12 49 (31.61%) OSPF
13 48 (30.97%) CCNP
14 41 (26.45%) Network Security
15 40 (25.81%) VMware
16 39 (25.16%) VPN
17 37 (23.87%) Data Centre
18 36 (23.23%) DHCP
19 35 (22.58%) DNS
19 35 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (22.58%) Meraki
20 31 (20.00%) CheckPoint
21 30 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
21 30 (19.35%) Windows Server
22 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
23 28 (18.06%) TCP/IP
24 27 (17.42%) IPsec
24 27 (17.42%) Finance

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 24 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.23%) SAS
4 5 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (11.61%) MS Visio
3 17 (10.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (9.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.29%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (15.48%) Office 365
3 23 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.45%) OpenDNS
5 9 (5.81%) Dropbox
5 9 (5.81%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.58%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 123 (79.35%) LAN
2 99 (63.87%) WAN
3 98 (63.23%) Firewall
4 62 (40.00%) Wireless
5 55 (35.48%) MPLS
5 55 (35.48%) VoIP
6 53 (34.19%) BGP
7 51 (32.90%) VLAN
8 49 (31.61%) OSPF
9 41 (26.45%) Network Security
10 39 (25.16%) VPN
11 36 (23.23%) DHCP
12 35 (22.58%) DNS
13 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (18.06%) TCP/IP
15 27 (17.42%) IPsec
16 26 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (16.77%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (16.77%) Cisco Wireless
17 22 (14.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.29%) MySQL
4 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Hudson
1 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (17.42%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Retail
3 13 (8.39%) Banking
3 13 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.45%) Law
4 10 (6.45%) Legal
5 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (37.42%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.61%) Analyst
2 18 (11.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) Security Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Consultant
5 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (7.74%) Network Consultant
6 11 (7.10%) Head of Engineering
6 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 11 (7.10%) Service Manager
7 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Switch Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Architect
8 8 (5.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) 802.1X
1 16 (10.32%) XMPP
2 3 (1.94%) LDAP
3 2 (1.29%) SAML
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.87%) Data Centre
2 27 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.39%) BYOD
3 13 (8.39%) PKI
4 11 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.87%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.58%) Digital Signage
7 4 (2.58%) IPTV
7 4 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.29%) Clustering
9 2 (1.29%) CMDB
9 2 (1.29%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.06%) Windows
2 30 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 15 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.16%) Linux
7 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.29%) CentOS
8 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.29%) Unix
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 22 (14.19%) Patch Management
3 21 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (10.97%) Change Management
6 16 (10.32%) Change Control
6 16 (10.32%) Network Management
6 16 (10.32%) WAN Optimisation
7 14 (9.03%) Security Patching
8 13 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (8.39%) ITIL
8 13 (8.39%) Network Design
9 12 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.74%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (7.10%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (7.10%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.10%) Technical Leadership
10 11 (7.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 10 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.77%) SQL
2 16 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.23%) Python
4 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.97%) CCNP
3 25 (16.13%) CCNA
4 13 (8.39%) CCIE
5 9 (5.81%) Degree
6 6 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (1.94%) CCDP
9 3 (1.94%) CISSP
9 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.94%) PMP
10 2 (1.29%) CISM
10 2 (1.29%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCSA
11 1 (0.65%) MCITP
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (1.29%) Basel III
3 2 (1.29%) COBIT
3 2 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (32.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.45%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (11.61%) Nagios
3 15 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (7.10%) Nessus
5 5 (3.23%) SCCM
5 5 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.58%) SCOM
7 2 (1.29%) Cacti
7 2 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.29%) MaaS360
7 2 (1.29%) Puppet
7 2 (1.29%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.29%) vRealize
8 1 (0.65%) Terraform
8 1 (0.65%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (65.81%) Cisco
2 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.81%) VMware
4 35 (22.58%) Meraki
5 31 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 27 (17.42%) Palo Alto
7 23 (14.84%) SolarWinds
8 21 (13.55%) Riverbed
9 20 (12.90%) F5
10 19 (12.26%) Citrix
10 19 (12.26%) Fortinet
10 19 (12.26%) Splunk
11 18 (11.61%) NetApp
12 13 (8.39%) Symantec
13 11 (7.10%) CA
13 11 (7.10%) FireEye
13 11 (7.10%) ForeScout
14 10 (6.45%) ConnectWise
14 10 (6.45%) Dell
14 10 (6.45%) EMC