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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > North East
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 102 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 2 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.73% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.40% 1.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
10th Percentile £32,500 - -
25th Percentile £33,750 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £34,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +10.29% - -
75th Percentile £42,875 - -
90th Percentile £43,750 - -
England median annual salary £44,688 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.60% -24.00% -3.85%

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 North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 172 197 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.47% 16.79% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 116 138 106
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £27,125 £26,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £43,750 £51,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £54,375 £66,125 £48,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the North East

WLAN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the North East

WLAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear - 5 £42,000 -
Durham - 4 £36,250 -
Northumberland -7 2 £35,000 +2.94%
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) BGP
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) Meraki
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) IPv4
7 3 (27.27%) IPv6
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
8 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) SD-WAN
8 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 2 (18.18%) Presales
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) IPv4
6 3 (27.27%) IPv6
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) SD-WAN
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (9.09%) NAS
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Response
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Meraki
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) VMware