Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 454 533
Rank change year-on-year -11 +79 -1
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 81 136 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.82% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 56 134 81
South East median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.74% +7.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5438 7468 8545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 21.35% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 5978 6948
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the South East

WLAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the South East

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the South East

WLAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +48 32 £58,750 +23.68% 3
Berkshire +40 21 £57,500 +27.78%
Hampshire -28 20 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Surrey +2 15 £43,750 +50.86%
Kent +6 11 £25,000 -41.86%
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £56,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 77 (95.06%) LAN
2 66 (81.48%) WAN
3 45 (55.56%) Cisco
4 34 (41.98%) Wireless
5 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
5 31 (38.27%) Windows
6 30 (37.04%) VMware
7 26 (32.10%) MPLS
8 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (27.16%) DNS
10 21 (25.93%) Firewall
10 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (24.69%) CCNP
12 19 (23.46%) VPN
12 19 (23.46%) HP
12 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
13 17 (20.99%) IPsec
14 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
15 15 (18.52%) VoIP
16 14 (17.28%) Network Security
16 14 (17.28%) Aruba
16 14 (17.28%) DHCP
16 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
17 13 (16.05%) Presales
17 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
17 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
18 12 (14.81%) Linux
18 12 (14.81%) SLA
18 12 (14.81%) Wi-Fi

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Office 365
3 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.23%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (95.06%) LAN
2 66 (81.48%) WAN
3 34 (41.98%) Wireless
4 26 (32.10%) MPLS
5 22 (27.16%) DNS
6 21 (25.93%) Firewall
7 19 (23.46%) VPN
8 17 (20.99%) IPsec
9 15 (18.52%) VoIP
10 14 (17.28%) DHCP
10 14 (17.28%) Network Security
11 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (13.58%) 802.11
13 11 (13.58%) RFID
13 11 (13.58%) SNMP
13 11 (13.58%) VLAN
14 10 (12.35%) DPNSS
14 10 (12.35%) QSIG
14 10 (12.35%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) CorVu
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (2.47%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Field Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Network Support
6 7 (8.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) IT Support
8 5 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Architect
9 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Mobile Computing
3 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.47%) CMDB
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.23%) EPoS
8 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.81%) Linux
4 10 (12.35%) Android
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.64%) CentOS
7 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.94%) Unix
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Presales
2 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.41%) Network Design
5 6 (7.41%) SDLC
6 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.17%) Project Management
6 5 (6.17%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) Statistics
7 4 (4.94%) Coaching
7 4 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.94%) ERP
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (24.69%) CCNP
3 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.58%) CCNA
4 11 (13.58%) Degree
4 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (7.41%) CCIE
7 3 (3.70%) CCDE
7 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.70%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.70%) MCP
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.47%) LPIC
8 2 (2.47%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (12.35%) ProxySG
4 10 (12.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.70%) Cacti
4 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Cisco
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (37.04%) VMware
4 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
4 19 (23.46%) HP
5 14 (17.28%) Aruba
6 11 (13.58%) Juniper
7 10 (12.35%) Blue Coat
7 10 (12.35%) ProCurve
7 10 (12.35%) Riverbed
8 8 (9.88%) Citrix
9 6 (7.41%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.17%) EMC
10 5 (6.17%) F5
11 4 (4.94%) Dell
11 4 (4.94%) Polycom
11 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.94%) SOTI
12 3 (3.70%) Fujitsu