Period
to 3 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > Midlands
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 297 312
Rank change year-on-year +100 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 15 51 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.31% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.40% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 48
Median annual salary £47,500 £30,875 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -33.96% +16.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,000 £26,275
90th Percentile £59,625 £67,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +7.22%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 806 2,128 2,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.75% 18.88% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1,554 1,642
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,140
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the Midlands

WLAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WLAN in the Midlands.

Salary trend for WLAN in the Midlands

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing WLAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the Midlands

WLAN
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 3 December 2020. 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
West Midlands +66 9 £50,000 +56.25% 6
East Midlands +74 6 £46,250 +115.12% 1
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) MCP
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Tech Ops
7 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
7 2 (13.33%) HSRP
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Tech Ops
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCENT
3 3 (20.00%) LPIC
3 3 (20.00%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat