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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 400 416
Rank change year-on-year +54 +16  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 47 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.23% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 35
Median salary £41,875 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.10% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,375 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £67,500 £70,000
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2936 4380 4586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.59% 22.33% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 3702 3512
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire +27 15 £25,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +38 14 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Oxfordshire +5 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Surrey +39 4 £49,500 +27.74%
East Sussex +9 4 £48,750 -25.00%
Kent +14 3 £43,000 +7.50%
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 117 (86.67%) LAN
2 90 (66.67%) WAN
3 83 (61.48%) Cisco
4 59 (43.70%) Firewall
5 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 49 (36.30%) SAN
7 48 (35.56%) Wireless
8 46 (34.07%) Active Directory
8 46 (34.07%) Windows
9 45 (33.33%) DHCP
9 45 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (28.89%) DNS
11 38 (28.15%) VMware
11 38 (28.15%) ITIL
11 38 (28.15%) VPN
11 38 (28.15%) Presales
12 35 (25.93%) CCNP
12 35 (25.93%) CCNA
13 32 (23.70%) HP
14 31 (22.96%) CheckPoint
15 29 (21.48%) VoIP
15 29 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (19.26%) MS Excel
17 24 (17.78%) Finance
18 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
19 22 (16.30%) F5
19 22 (16.30%) IP Telephony
19 22 (16.30%) IPsec
20 21 (15.56%) Juniper
21 20 (14.81%) MS Exchange

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 20 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.89%) IIS
3 11 (8.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.48%) GroupWise
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (86.67%) LAN
2 90 (66.67%) WAN
3 59 (43.70%) Firewall
4 49 (36.30%) SAN
5 48 (35.56%) Wireless
6 45 (33.33%) DHCP
7 39 (28.89%) DNS
8 38 (28.15%) VPN
9 29 (21.48%) VoIP
10 22 (16.30%) IP Telephony
10 22 (16.30%) IPsec
11 19 (14.07%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
12 18 (13.33%) OSPF
13 16 (11.85%) SNMP
13 16 (11.85%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (11.11%) MPLS
15 14 (10.37%) BGP
15 14 (10.37%) Ethernet
15 14 (10.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.44%) Military
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (9.63%) Network Support
2 13 (9.63%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) IT Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) IT Support
3 12 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) Team Leader
4 11 (8.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (7.41%) Architect
5 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.22%) Handset
8 2 (1.48%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.07%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.48%) NetWare
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) ITIL
1 38 (28.15%) Presales
2 20 (14.81%) Network Design
3 19 (14.07%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (14.07%) Threat Management
4 18 (13.33%) Project Management
5 13 (9.63%) ITIL V3
5 13 (9.63%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (8.15%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (7.41%) Network Management
8 8 (5.93%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.19%) Change Management
9 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.70%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.70%) Coaching
12 4 (2.96%) Analytics
12 4 (2.96%) Logistics
12 4 (2.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.22%) C#
2 3 (2.22%) C++
2 3 (2.22%) Python
2 3 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (25.93%) CCNA
2 35 (25.93%) CCNP
3 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.67%) Degree
6 7 (5.19%) CCIE
7 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.48%) CCDP
8 2 (1.48%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.48%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.48%) HPE ATP
9 1 (0.74%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) IISP
9 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (8.15%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (5.93%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.96%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.48%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (4.44%) FortiGate
1 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (61.48%) Cisco
2 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 38 (28.15%) VMware
4 32 (23.70%) HP
5 31 (22.96%) CheckPoint
6 22 (16.30%) F5
7 21 (15.56%) Juniper
8 17 (12.59%) Brocade
9 14 (10.37%) Riverbed
10 13 (9.63%) Mitel
11 12 (8.89%) Aruba
11 12 (8.89%) SolarWinds
12 11 (8.15%) Siemens
13 9 (6.67%) Dell
13 9 (6.67%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.19%) Palo Alto
15 6 (4.44%) EMC
15 6 (4.44%) EqualLogic
15 6 (4.44%) Meru Networks
15 6 (4.44%) ProCurve
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