The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 138 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 3.31% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 10
Median salary - £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 260 362 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.31% 12.33% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 165 212 214
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Scotland

WLAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WLAN in Scotland

WLAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 2 - -
Edinburgh +2 1 - -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
4 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
1 2 (28.57%) VMware