Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 310 482
Rank change year-on-year -53 +172 -73
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 72 40 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 1.89% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 30
10th Percentile £31,500 " £29,850
25th Percentile £34,625 £34,000 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,250 £48,750 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.44% +4.84% -15.45%
75th Percentile £54,688 £66,875 £68,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £72,000
England median annual salary £38,000 £47,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -8.65% +1.96%

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 2,308 2,120 4,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.12% 17.75% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,734 3,374
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,250 £35,319 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WLAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WLAN in the South East.

Salary trend for WLAN in the South East

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WLAN in the South East over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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
Kent -4 30 £36,750 -18.33% 2
Thames Valley -38 15 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Surrey -21 10 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Berkshire -36 8 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -74 8 £31,500 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 5 - -
Oxfordshire -19 2 £36,250 -34.09%
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 71 (98.61%) LAN
2 61 (84.72%) WAN
3 52 (72.22%) VPN
4 49 (68.06%) Firewall
5 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 37 (51.39%) Project Management
7 35 (48.61%) Social Skills
8 31 (43.06%) iSCSI
9 30 (41.67%) NAS
9 30 (41.67%) PowerShell
9 30 (41.67%) VLAN
9 30 (41.67%) SAN
9 30 (41.67%) Terminal Server
9 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 30 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 30 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
10 29 (40.28%) Organisational Skills
11 28 (38.89%) Mentoring
12 27 (37.50%) Cisco
13 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (25.00%) CCNA
15 17 (23.61%) Presales
16 15 (20.83%) CCNP
17 14 (19.44%) Wireless
18 13 (18.06%) MPLS
19 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
20 11 (15.28%) Finance
20 11 (15.28%) DNA
20 11 (15.28%) Banking

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 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) GCP
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (98.61%) LAN
2 61 (84.72%) WAN
3 52 (72.22%) VPN
4 49 (68.06%) Firewall
5 31 (43.06%) iSCSI
6 30 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
6 30 (41.67%) NAS
6 30 (41.67%) SAN
6 30 (41.67%) VLAN
7 14 (19.44%) Wireless
8 13 (18.06%) MPLS
9 9 (12.50%) Network Security
10 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (11.11%) Unified Communications
10 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (9.72%) BGP
11 7 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (9.72%) VoIP
12 6 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (8.33%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) GitLab
General
1 35 (48.61%) Social Skills
2 29 (40.28%) Organisational Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Finance
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.17%) French Language
6 3 (4.17%) German Language
6 3 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (40.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 29 (40.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (34.72%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.17%) Fibre Optics
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Project Management
2 30 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 17 (23.61%) Presales
5 11 (15.28%) DNA
6 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) Bill of Materials
7 7 (9.72%) CRM
8 6 (8.33%) B2B
8 6 (8.33%) B2C
8 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.94%) Communications Security
9 5 (6.94%) Security Patching
9 5 (6.94%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCNA
3 15 (20.83%) CCNP
4 7 (9.72%) MCITP
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) CCIE
7 2 (2.78%) CITP
7 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PMO
2 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (41.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.78%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.39%) FlexNet
4 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.50%) Meraki
5 6 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) Juniper
7 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.17%) Aruba
8 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.17%) Remedy
8 3 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (2.78%) Arista
9 2 (2.78%) Brocade
9 2 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.39%) Google
10 1 (1.39%) Mitel
10 1 (1.39%) Wonderware