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

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 324 308
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16 +13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 40 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 0.88% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 40
South West median annual salary £34,736 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -4.84%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,220 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,250 £54,730
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 1,564 1,808 2,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.43% 17.46% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 1,487 1,647
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,500 £59,250
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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Bristol +21 12 £34,736 +15.79% 1
Somerset +35 8 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -2 8 £40,750 +35.83% 1
Dorset - 8 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 30 (75.00%) Cisco
3 29 (72.50%) WAN
4 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) Wireless
6 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (45.00%) Windows
7 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
8 15 (37.50%) Office 365
8 15 (37.50%) Juniper
9 13 (32.50%) VMware
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
10 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
11 11 (27.50%) CCNA
11 11 (27.50%) VPN
11 11 (27.50%) Firewall
11 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
11 11 (27.50%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (25.00%) Network Management
12 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 8 (20.00%) BT
14 8 (20.00%) Linux
14 8 (20.00%) CCNP
14 8 (20.00%) McAfee

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 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 29 (72.50%) WAN
3 20 (50.00%) Wireless
4 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 11 (27.50%) VPN
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) ADSL
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.00%) Wireless Security
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 5 (12.50%) FCoE
7 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 5 (12.50%) Junos
7 5 (12.50%) MPLS
7 5 (12.50%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) SAN
7 5 (12.50%) VoIP
7 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Presales Solution Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Technician
5 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
1 2 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (25.00%) Network Management
2 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (17.50%) Presales
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.50%) Server Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Optimisation
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) ITSM
8 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNA
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (12.50%) MCSA
5 5 (12.50%) MCT
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.00%) MCP
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (5.00%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) KVM
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Juniper
4 13 (32.50%) VMware
5 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
6 8 (20.00%) BT
6 8 (20.00%) McAfee
6 8 (20.00%) Meraki
7 6 (15.00%) F5
7 6 (15.00%) Forcepoint
7 6 (15.00%) Riverbed
8 5 (12.50%) Brocade
8 5 (12.50%) Siemens
8 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 5 (12.50%) Sophos
8 5 (12.50%) WatchGuard
9 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
9 3 (7.50%) Ubiquiti
9 3 (7.50%) Veeam
10 2 (5.00%) CA