Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 453 499
Rank change year-on-year +48 +46 +63
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 137 83 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 1.59% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 124 61 110
South East median annual salary £50,750 £40,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.88% -18.78% +9.44%
10th Percentile £27,825 £27,500 £30,975
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 4,528 5,210 7,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.55% 17.98% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 4,182 5,922
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,225 £67,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +40 59 £60,000 +5.26% 5
Berkshire +30 54 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Hampshire -13 34 £29,500 +5.36% 4
Kent +20 20 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Surrey +23 15 £32,500 -27.78% 3
West Sussex +9 7 £52,500 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Oxfordshire +1 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £39,750 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 115 (83.94%) LAN
2 87 (63.50%) WAN
3 72 (52.55%) Cisco
4 71 (51.82%) Firewall
5 70 (51.09%) Wireless
6 61 (44.53%) Windows
7 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
8 56 (40.88%) CheckPoint
9 52 (37.96%) Active Directory
10 47 (34.31%) Network Security
11 45 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (29.20%) Data Centre
13 39 (28.47%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (27.74%) Load Balancing
14 38 (27.74%) Windows Server
15 37 (27.01%) VMware
16 35 (25.55%) HP
17 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
18 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (22.63%) Aruba
18 31 (22.63%) VLAN
19 30 (21.90%) F5
20 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
20 29 (21.17%) Cisco ASA
20 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (21.17%) MPLS
20 29 (21.17%) ITIL
20 29 (21.17%) DHCP
20 29 (21.17%) VPN
21 28 (20.44%) CCNP

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 10 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.84%) IIS
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Visio
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.76%) Office 365
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.73%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 115 (83.94%) LAN
2 87 (63.50%) WAN
3 71 (51.82%) Firewall
4 70 (51.09%) Wireless
5 47 (34.31%) Network Security
6 39 (28.47%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (22.63%) VLAN
8 29 (21.17%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (21.17%) DHCP
8 29 (21.17%) MPLS
8 29 (21.17%) VPN
9 24 (17.52%) DNS
10 23 (16.79%) TCP/IP
11 22 (16.06%) SAN
12 16 (11.68%) IP Telephony
13 13 (9.49%) Telepresence
14 12 (8.76%) NetScaler
14 12 (8.76%) OSPF
15 11 (8.03%) Cisco Firepower
16 10 (7.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Big Data
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) Network Engineer
2 34 (24.82%) Analyst
3 28 (20.44%) Support Analyst
4 26 (18.98%) Technical Analyst
5 23 (16.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 19 (13.87%) Technical Support
7 19 (13.87%) Technical Support Analyst
8 13 (9.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) LAN Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) Wireless Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (8.03%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Technical Support
11 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) Consultant
12 9 (6.57%) IT Support
12 9 (6.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.46%) COM
4 1 (0.73%) .NET
4 1 (0.73%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) CMDB
3 7 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.11%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.11%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.38%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) IVR
5 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.19%) CCTV
6 3 (2.19%) iPhone
7 2 (1.46%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.46%) PDA
7 2 (1.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.53%) Windows
2 38 (27.74%) Windows Server
3 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.06%) Linux
5 20 (14.60%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.87%) Windows 10
7 14 (10.22%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.19%) Android
10 3 (2.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) Load Balancing
2 29 (21.17%) ITIL
3 24 (17.52%) Service Management
4 23 (16.79%) ITIL V3
4 23 (16.79%) Presales
5 20 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.14%) ITSM
7 16 (11.68%) Network Design
8 14 (10.22%) Change Management
9 13 (9.49%) Change Control
9 13 (9.49%) Logistics
9 13 (9.49%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (9.49%) Supplier Management
10 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.11%) Asset Management
13 7 (5.11%) SIEM
13 7 (5.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
3 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
4 28 (20.44%) CCNP
5 27 (19.71%) CCNA
6 15 (10.95%) JNCIP
6 15 (10.95%) MCP
7 12 (8.76%) CCSE
7 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (7.30%) LPIC
8 10 (7.30%) MCSA
9 8 (5.84%) CCDP
9 8 (5.84%) JNCIS
10 7 (5.11%) CCIE
10 7 (5.11%) CISSP
10 7 (5.11%) IISP
10 7 (5.11%) ISSAP
11 6 (4.38%) JNCIE
11 6 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (3.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.73%) PMO
1 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.49%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.49%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.11%) QRadar
3 2 (1.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (52.55%) Cisco
2 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.88%) CheckPoint
4 37 (27.01%) VMware
5 35 (25.55%) HP
6 31 (22.63%) Aruba
7 30 (21.90%) F5
8 28 (20.44%) Citrix
9 19 (13.87%) Fortinet
9 19 (13.87%) Juniper
10 17 (12.41%) Blue Coat
11 16 (11.68%) Palo Alto
12 14 (10.22%) Mitel
12 14 (10.22%) Zscaler
13 10 (7.30%) Forcepoint
14 8 (5.84%) SolarWinds
15 7 (5.11%) IBM
15 7 (5.11%) Meraki
15 7 (5.11%) Splunk
15 7 (5.11%) Tufin