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

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 460 523
Rank change year-on-year +81 +63 +48
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 167 85 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 1.51% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 133 73 82
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £59,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.50% -11.11% -

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 4,989 5,625 8,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.52% 18.81% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,902 4,536 6,649
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 July 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 July 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 +55 89 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Berkshire +58 79 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Kent +53 41 £55,000 +27.91% 4
Hampshire -25 16 £29,000 +3.57% 5
West Sussex +19 9 £53,500 +52.86%
Surrey +17 9 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £56,250 -
East Sussex -26 2 £39,750 -18.46%
Oxfordshire -28 1 - -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 141 (84.43%) LAN
2 113 (67.66%) Cisco
3 108 (64.67%) WAN
4 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
5 71 (42.51%) VPN
5 71 (42.51%) Firewall
6 67 (40.12%) Wireless
7 59 (35.33%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (33.53%) MPLS
9 55 (32.93%) VLAN
10 52 (31.14%) Load Balancing
11 51 (30.54%) CCNP
11 51 (30.54%) Windows
12 48 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 47 (28.14%) Citrix
14 46 (27.54%) F5
14 46 (27.54%) Network Security
14 46 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (26.95%) HP
16 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
17 42 (25.15%) Data Centre
18 40 (23.95%) Forcepoint
19 39 (23.35%) Service Management
19 39 (23.35%) Zscaler
20 38 (22.75%) ITIL
21 36 (21.56%) CCNA
22 35 (20.96%) VMware
22 35 (20.96%) Capacity Planning
22 35 (20.96%) Blue Coat
23 34 (20.36%) Active Directory

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 16 (9.58%) IIS
2 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.19%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.80%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (1.80%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 141 (84.43%) LAN
2 108 (64.67%) WAN
3 71 (42.51%) Firewall
3 71 (42.51%) VPN
4 67 (40.12%) Wireless
5 56 (33.53%) MPLS
6 55 (32.93%) VLAN
7 46 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (27.54%) Network Security
8 33 (19.76%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (19.16%) DNS
10 30 (17.96%) DHCP
10 30 (17.96%) NetScaler
11 29 (17.37%) TCP/IP
12 22 (13.17%) DMZ
12 22 (13.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (13.17%) OSPF
12 22 (13.17%) VPLS
13 19 (11.38%) BGP
13 19 (11.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) MySQL
1 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (17.96%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Retail
3 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.34%) Network Engineer
2 15 (8.98%) Architect
2 15 (8.98%) Security Architect
2 15 (8.98%) Security Solutions Architect
2 15 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (8.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (8.38%) IT Support
3 14 (8.38%) Support Technician
4 13 (7.78%) IT Support Technician
4 13 (7.78%) IT Technician
5 12 (7.19%) LAN Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Consultant
7 9 (5.39%) Wireless Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Network Consultant
8 8 (4.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.20%) COM
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.15%) Data Centre
2 22 (13.17%) Private Cloud
3 15 (8.98%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (8.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.59%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.59%) NHS
7 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.99%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.99%) PDA
8 4 (2.40%) IVR
9 3 (1.80%) CCTV
9 3 (1.80%) iPhone
10 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.54%) Windows
2 23 (13.77%) Linux
3 17 (10.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.78%) Windows 10
5 11 (6.59%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.79%) Android
7 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) Load Balancing
2 39 (23.35%) Service Management
3 38 (22.75%) ITIL
4 35 (20.96%) Capacity Planning
5 33 (19.76%) Presales
6 30 (17.96%) Risk Management
7 27 (16.17%) Change Management
8 26 (15.57%) ITIL V3
9 24 (14.37%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (13.77%) Network Architecture
10 23 (13.77%) Network Design
11 22 (13.17%) Data Security
11 22 (13.17%) Problem Management
12 19 (11.38%) Asset Management
13 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
14 17 (10.18%) Logistics
15 15 (8.98%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 15 (8.98%) SIEM
15 15 (8.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (35.33%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (30.54%) CCNP
3 36 (21.56%) CCNA
4 24 (14.37%) CCIE
5 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared
6 22 (13.17%) CCSE
7 21 (12.57%) JNCIP
8 20 (11.98%) SC Cleared
9 18 (10.78%) CCDP
10 15 (8.98%) CISSP
10 15 (8.98%) IISP
10 15 (8.98%) ISSAP
11 13 (7.78%) Degree
12 6 (3.59%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.59%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.59%) MCP
13 4 (2.40%) CCSA
13 4 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) QRadar
2 7 (4.19%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.99%) SCCM
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (67.66%) Cisco
2 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
3 47 (28.14%) Citrix
4 46 (27.54%) F5
5 45 (26.95%) HP
6 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
7 40 (23.95%) Forcepoint
8 39 (23.35%) Zscaler
9 35 (20.96%) Blue Coat
9 35 (20.96%) VMware
10 33 (19.76%) Aruba
11 29 (17.37%) Fortinet
11 29 (17.37%) Juniper
12 28 (16.77%) SolarWinds
13 15 (8.98%) IBM
13 15 (8.98%) LogRhythm
13 15 (8.98%) Splunk
13 15 (8.98%) Tufin
14 13 (7.78%) Mitel
15 11 (6.59%) Palo Alto