Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 423 413 515
Rank change year-on-year -10 +102 +35
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 134 131 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 2.18% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 94 116 90
South East median annual salary £55,000 £42,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.65% -14.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,900 £25,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,025 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -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 5,378 6,009 8,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 20.03% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,131 4,849 6,888
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +3.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £66,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.05%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +44 86 £57,500 +35.29% 10
Berkshire +42 73 £58,750 +23.68% 5
Kent +15 27 £55,000 +27.91% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £57,500 - 2
Surrey +2 8 £55,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -64 6 £50,000 +78.57% 6
West Sussex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £50,000 +25.00% 3
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 123 (91.79%) LAN
2 103 (76.87%) WAN
3 92 (68.66%) Cisco
4 69 (51.49%) MPLS
5 67 (50.00%) VPN
5 67 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (45.52%) CCNP
6 61 (45.52%) VLAN
7 49 (36.57%) Wireless
8 48 (35.82%) CheckPoint
9 43 (32.09%) Load Balancing
10 42 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (31.34%) Forcepoint
11 41 (30.60%) Network Security
11 41 (30.60%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (29.10%) Firewall
13 38 (28.36%) Presales
14 36 (26.87%) ITIL
15 35 (26.12%) TCP/IP
16 34 (25.37%) Citrix
16 34 (25.37%) Service Management
16 34 (25.37%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (25.37%) Data Centre
17 33 (24.63%) DNS
18 32 (23.88%) OSPF
19 31 (23.13%) Zscaler
20 30 (22.39%) CCNA
20 30 (22.39%) Windows
20 30 (22.39%) Fortinet
21 28 (20.90%) Juniper

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 20 (14.93%) IIS
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.73%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (2.99%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 123 (91.79%) LAN
2 103 (76.87%) WAN
3 69 (51.49%) MPLS
4 67 (50.00%) VPN
5 61 (45.52%) VLAN
6 49 (36.57%) Wireless
7 41 (30.60%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (30.60%) Network Security
8 39 (29.10%) Firewall
9 35 (26.12%) TCP/IP
10 33 (24.63%) DNS
11 32 (23.88%) OSPF
12 27 (20.15%) BGP
12 27 (20.15%) DHCP
13 26 (19.40%) SNMP
14 25 (18.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 25 (18.66%) VPLS
15 24 (17.91%) Ethernet
15 24 (17.91%) Wireshark
16 23 (17.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) MySQL
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (34.33%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.42%) Architect
3 20 (14.93%) Security Architect
3 20 (14.93%) Security Solutions Architect
3 20 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.19%) LAN Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Wireless Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) IT Support
8 6 (4.48%) Presales Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.73%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (3.73%) IT Technician
9 5 (3.73%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Data Centre
2 22 (16.42%) Private Cloud
3 20 (14.93%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (14.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.48%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (3.73%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.24%) PDA
9 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.75%) Social Media
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Windows
2 15 (11.19%) Linux
3 12 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.97%) Android
6 5 (3.73%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.24%) Unix
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) Load Balancing
2 38 (28.36%) Presales
3 36 (26.87%) ITIL
4 34 (25.37%) Capacity Planning
4 34 (25.37%) Service Management
5 27 (20.15%) ITIL V3
5 27 (20.15%) Risk Management
6 26 (19.40%) Kalman Filter
7 25 (18.66%) Change Management
8 23 (17.16%) Incident Management
8 23 (17.16%) Problem Management
9 22 (16.42%) Data Security
9 22 (16.42%) Network Architecture
9 22 (16.42%) Network Design
10 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
10 20 (14.93%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 20 (14.93%) SIEM
10 20 (14.93%) Software Optimisation
10 20 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (11.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) SQL
2 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (45.52%) CCNP
3 30 (22.39%) CCNA
4 27 (20.15%) CCDP
5 25 (18.66%) CCIE
6 24 (17.91%) CCSE
7 23 (17.16%) CISSP
8 22 (16.42%) JNCIP
9 20 (14.93%) IISP
9 20 (14.93%) ISSAP
10 13 (9.70%) Degree
11 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (3.73%) DBS Check
12 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (2.24%) CCDA
13 3 (2.24%) CCSA
13 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.48%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) QRadar
2 5 (3.73%) SCCM
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 92 (68.66%) Cisco
2 48 (35.82%) CheckPoint
3 42 (31.34%) Forcepoint
4 34 (25.37%) Citrix
5 31 (23.13%) Zscaler
6 30 (22.39%) Fortinet
7 28 (20.90%) Juniper
8 24 (17.91%) Blue Coat
8 24 (17.91%) F5
8 24 (17.91%) SolarWinds
9 22 (16.42%) HP
9 22 (16.42%) VMware
10 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
11 20 (14.93%) IBM
11 20 (14.93%) LogRhythm
11 20 (14.93%) Splunk
11 20 (14.93%) Tufin
12 19 (14.18%) Aruba
13 11 (8.21%) Brocade
14 8 (5.97%) Aerohive Networks