Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 451 443 414
Rank change year-on-year -8 -29 +112
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 71 98 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.87% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63 58 139
South East median annual salary £32,500 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.67% +4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,850 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,875 £61,500
England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

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 4,255 5,253 6,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.01% 17.15% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,318 4,123 5,419
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Hampshire +26 29 £31,250 -28.57% 4
Thames Valley -11 20 £65,000 +23.81% 8
Surrey +41 18 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Berkshire -24 17 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Oxfordshire +29 3 £40,000 -20.00%
West Sussex - 2 £41,250 -
Kent +13 1 - - 1
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 69 (97.18%) LAN
2 55 (77.46%) WAN
3 40 (56.34%) Windows
4 38 (53.52%) Wireless
5 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
6 33 (46.48%) Windows Server
7 32 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
8 27 (38.03%) Network Security
9 25 (35.21%) Cisco
9 25 (35.21%) Firewall
10 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (32.39%) Data Centre
11 22 (30.99%) VMware
11 22 (30.99%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (28.17%) MPLS
12 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (26.76%) Load Balancing
14 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
14 18 (25.35%) Aruba
14 18 (25.35%) SAN
14 18 (25.35%) CCNP
14 18 (25.35%) VLAN
15 17 (23.94%) DHCP
15 17 (23.94%) ITIL
15 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (22.54%) Office 365
16 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
16 16 (22.54%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP

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 (14.08%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (22.54%) Office 365
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (97.18%) LAN
2 55 (77.46%) WAN
3 38 (53.52%) Wireless
4 27 (38.03%) Network Security
5 25 (35.21%) Firewall
6 22 (30.99%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (28.17%) MPLS
8 18 (25.35%) SAN
8 18 (25.35%) VLAN
9 17 (23.94%) DHCP
10 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
11 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (14.08%) DNS
13 8 (11.27%) Cisco Firepower
14 6 (8.45%) VPN
15 5 (7.04%) BGP
15 5 (7.04%) Ethernet
15 5 (7.04%) OSPF
15 5 (7.04%) SNMP
16 4 (5.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Analyst
2 25 (35.21%) Support Analyst
3 24 (33.80%) Technical Analyst
4 22 (30.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (29.58%) Technical Support
5 21 (29.58%) Technical Support Analyst
6 20 (28.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 15 (21.13%) Network Engineer
8 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (16.90%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 12 (16.90%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 9 (12.68%) LAN Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Consultant
11 5 (7.04%) IT Support
11 5 (7.04%) Network Support
11 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
11 5 (7.04%) Wireless Engineer
12 4 (5.63%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) OAuth
2 1 (1.41%) OpenID
2 1 (1.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) CMDB
3 4 (5.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.63%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Windows Server
3 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.72%) Linux
4 14 (19.72%) Windows 10
4 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Load Balancing
2 17 (23.94%) ITIL
3 16 (22.54%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (19.72%) ITIL V3
5 13 (18.31%) ITSM
5 13 (18.31%) Service Management
6 11 (15.49%) Presales
7 10 (14.08%) Change Control
7 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
7 10 (14.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.45%) Network Design
10 5 (7.04%) Project Management
10 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 4 (5.63%) Product Management
11 4 (5.63%) SIEM
11 4 (5.63%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.35%) CCNP
2 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
4 15 (21.13%) CCNA
5 10 (14.08%) LPIC
5 10 (14.08%) MCP
5 10 (14.08%) MCSA
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (11.27%) CCIE
6 8 (11.27%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.63%) CCDA
7 4 (5.63%) CCDP
7 4 (5.63%) CCSE
7 4 (5.63%) CISSP
7 4 (5.63%) IISP
7 4 (5.63%) ISSAP
7 4 (5.63%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.23%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) QRadar
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.41%) Graphite
3 1 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Nessus
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.21%) Cisco
3 22 (30.99%) VMware
4 18 (25.35%) Aruba
5 11 (15.49%) Citrix
6 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.27%) Fortinet
7 8 (11.27%) Juniper
7 8 (11.27%) Palo Alto
8 6 (8.45%) Brocade
8 6 (8.45%) F5
8 6 (8.45%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (5.63%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (5.63%) IBM
9 4 (5.63%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.63%) Splunk
9 4 (5.63%) Tufin
9 4 (5.63%) Virgin Media
10 3 (4.23%) HP