Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 315 307
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 36 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.20% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 39
South West median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £45,000 £54,730
England median annual salary £51,000 £43,062 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.43% -4.31% +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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,698 1,672 2,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.28% 16.36% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 1,389 1,743
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the South West

WLAN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in the South West.

Salary trend for WLAN in the South West

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the South West

WLAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Somerset +46 13 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +7 10 £34,736 +23.62%
Dorset - 6 £34,000 - 3
Wiltshire -15 4 £50,750 +84.55%
Gloucestershire - 3 £70,000 - 1
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 29 (80.56%) Cisco
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (63.89%) WAN
5 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
6 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (50.00%) Wireless
7 17 (47.22%) VMware
7 17 (47.22%) Windows
7 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
9 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
10 13 (36.11%) Juniper
10 13 (36.11%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (30.56%) CCNA
12 11 (30.56%) Office 365
13 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
13 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (25.00%) Server Management
14 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (25.00%) SAN
14 9 (25.00%) Finance
14 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (25.00%) Firewall
15 8 (22.22%) CCNP
15 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 8 (22.22%) VPN

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 23 (63.89%) WAN
3 18 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) SAN
5 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless Security
7 5 (13.89%) ADSL
7 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 4 (11.11%) BGP
8 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.11%) FCoE
8 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
8 4 (11.11%) Junos
8 4 (11.11%) MPLS
8 4 (11.11%) OSPF
8 4 (11.11%) VoIP
8 4 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Presales Solution Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Network Support
7 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Project Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) JSON
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (25.00%) Server Management
4 8 (22.22%) Network Management
5 7 (19.44%) Presales
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Adaptive Security
7 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Data Privacy
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
2 3 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (30.56%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 4 (11.11%) MCSA
5 4 (11.11%) MCT
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CWAP
8 1 (2.78%) CWNA
8 1 (2.78%) CWNE
8 1 (2.78%) CWSP
8 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) VMware
4 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 13 (36.11%) Juniper
6 7 (19.44%) Meraki
7 6 (16.67%) BT
7 6 (16.67%) F5
7 6 (16.67%) McAfee
7 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
8 5 (13.89%) Forcepoint
9 4 (11.11%) Brocade
9 4 (11.11%) Siemens
9 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 4 (11.11%) Sophos
9 4 (11.11%) WatchGuard
10 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
10 3 (8.33%) Ubiquiti
10 3 (8.33%) Veeam
11 2 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless