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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / South West
Rank 220 247 229
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 0.69% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 784 1157 1001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.56% 19.71% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 593 973 860
Median salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.86% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,174
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +19 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Bristol +4 4 £53,000 +45.20%
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 24 (72.73%) WAN
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (39.39%) Wireless
6 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) VLAN
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL
7 11 (33.33%) CCNA
8 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
8 10 (30.30%) Network Security
8 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) CCNP
11 6 (18.18%) Juniper
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 5 (15.15%) Brocade
12 5 (15.15%) Network Management
12 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
12 5 (15.15%) OSPF
12 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
12 5 (15.15%) Service Management
12 5 (15.15%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) DNS

WLAN
Top Related 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 1 (3.03%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 24 (72.73%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (39.39%) Wireless
4 12 (36.36%) VLAN
5 10 (30.30%) Network Security
6 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) ADSL
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
7 5 (15.15%) OSPF
7 5 (15.15%) VPN
8 4 (12.12%) 802.15
8 4 (12.12%) BGP
8 4 (12.12%) Bluetooth
8 4 (12.12%) MPLS
8 4 (12.12%) RIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) IT Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) IT Support
1 8 (24.24%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Desktop Support
2 7 (21.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 3 (9.09%) Brocade Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
1 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) ITSM
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Design
3 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
4 3 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (6.06%) HOOD
5 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
1 4 (12.12%) C++
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Python
1 4 (12.12%) Tcl
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) CCNP
5 4 (12.12%) CCENT
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.09%) MCSA
7 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.03%) CCIE
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.03%) MCSE
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Firmware
3 3 (9.09%) NFS
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Juniper
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Brocade
4 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Veeam
6 3 (9.09%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (6.06%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) Aruba
8 1 (3.03%) BT
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed