Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 427 522
Rank change year-on-year -12 +95 +1
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 119 136 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.04% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 74 134 104
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £34,300 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,375 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.99% -1.67% -10.00%

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 5,455 6,671 8,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.28% 21.22% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,337 6,879
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +71 74 £52,500 +7.69% 8
Berkshire +46 58 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Kent -3 18 £55,000 +27.91% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 15 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Hampshire -45 14 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Surrey -15 6 £53,250 +7.58% 3
West Sussex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 116 (97.48%) LAN
2 95 (79.83%) WAN
3 80 (67.23%) Cisco
4 57 (47.90%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (45.38%) MPLS
6 51 (42.86%) Wireless
7 49 (41.18%) CCNP
8 46 (38.66%) VPN
9 39 (32.77%) VLAN
10 37 (31.09%) DNS
11 35 (29.41%) Presales
12 33 (27.73%) CheckPoint
13 30 (25.21%) Firewall
14 29 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (23.53%) OSPF
15 28 (23.53%) Juniper
15 28 (23.53%) Data Centre
16 27 (22.69%) TCP/IP
16 27 (22.69%) Network Security
16 27 (22.69%) Fortinet
17 26 (21.85%) Windows
18 25 (21.01%) ITIL
18 25 (21.01%) BGP
19 23 (19.33%) HP
19 23 (19.33%) SNMP
20 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
20 22 (18.49%) CCNA
20 22 (18.49%) DHCP
20 22 (18.49%) Forcepoint
20 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing

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 12 (10.08%) IIS
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 116 (97.48%) LAN
2 95 (79.83%) WAN
3 54 (45.38%) MPLS
4 51 (42.86%) Wireless
5 46 (38.66%) VPN
6 39 (32.77%) VLAN
7 37 (31.09%) DNS
8 30 (25.21%) Firewall
9 29 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (23.53%) OSPF
11 27 (22.69%) Network Security
11 27 (22.69%) TCP/IP
12 25 (21.01%) BGP
13 23 (19.33%) SNMP
14 22 (18.49%) DHCP
15 18 (15.13%) SSL
15 18 (15.13%) VoIP
16 17 (14.29%) Ethernet
16 17 (14.29%) Wireshark
17 16 (13.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) MySQL
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.13%) Architect
3 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (10.08%) Security Architect
3 12 (10.08%) Security Solutions Architect
3 12 (10.08%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.24%) LAN Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Field Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) Network Support
8 7 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.92%) Mobile Computing
3 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.08%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (10.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (8.40%) Driving Licence
4 10 (8.40%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.40%) Private Cloud
5 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.52%) PDA
8 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.84%) EPoS
10 1 (0.84%) PMI
10 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.24%) Android
4 9 (7.56%) Linux
5 7 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) Unix
7 5 (4.20%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.36%) CentOS
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) Presales
2 25 (21.01%) ITIL
3 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
4 19 (15.97%) Network Design
4 19 (15.97%) Service Management
5 16 (13.45%) ITIL V3
5 16 (13.45%) Migration
6 15 (12.61%) Incident Management
6 15 (12.61%) Problem Management
7 14 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (10.92%) Change Management
9 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.08%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 12 (10.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (10.08%) Network Architecture
9 12 (10.08%) SIEM
9 12 (10.08%) Software Optimisation
9 12 (10.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (8.40%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (41.18%) CCNP
3 22 (18.49%) CCNA
4 16 (13.45%) CCDP
4 16 (13.45%) CCIE
4 16 (13.45%) JNCIP
5 15 (12.61%) CISSP
6 13 (10.92%) CCSE
6 13 (10.92%) Degree
7 12 (10.08%) IISP
7 12 (10.08%) ISSAP
8 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.20%) DBS Check
10 4 (3.36%) CCDE
11 3 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.52%) CCDA
11 3 (2.52%) CCIP
11 3 (2.52%) CCSA
11 3 (2.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) QRadar
2 9 (7.56%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.52%) Cacti
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) Cisco
2 33 (27.73%) CheckPoint
3 28 (23.53%) Juniper
4 27 (22.69%) Fortinet
5 23 (19.33%) HP
6 22 (18.49%) Forcepoint
6 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
7 21 (17.65%) Aruba
7 21 (17.65%) VMware
8 18 (15.13%) Citrix
9 17 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 15 (12.61%) Blue Coat
11 14 (11.76%) Brocade
12 13 (10.92%) F5
13 12 (10.08%) IBM
13 12 (10.08%) LogRhythm
13 12 (10.08%) Splunk
13 12 (10.08%) Tufin
14 10 (8.40%) Dell
15 8 (6.72%) Aerohive Networks