Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 319 295
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24 +42
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 38 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 1.00% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 45
South West median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,750 £54,730
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 1,492 1,906 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.76% 18.59% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,513 1,381
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +12.58% +0.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £58,750
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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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
Dorset - 14 £34,500 - 2
Wiltshire +2 11 £31,500 -37.00%
Bristol +9 10 £34,736 -36.84% 2
Somerset +2 2 £37,750 +43.81%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 36 (94.74%) WAN
3 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
4 22 (57.89%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) Cisco
6 17 (44.74%) Office 365
7 15 (39.47%) Wireless
8 11 (28.95%) Firewall
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
8 11 (28.95%) VMware
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (26.32%) SLA
9 10 (26.32%) CCNA
10 9 (23.68%) Network Management
10 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
12 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 7 (18.42%) ITSM
12 7 (18.42%) BT
12 7 (18.42%) Juniper
12 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
12 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.42%) Compliance Audit
12 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Office 365
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 36 (94.74%) WAN
3 15 (39.47%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 8 (21.05%) VPN
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.26%) ADSL
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.26%) DHCP
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) DSL
8 2 (5.26%) VoIP
9 1 (2.63%) BGP
9 1 (2.63%) FCoE
9 1 (2.63%) Internet
9 1 (2.63%) Junos
9 1 (2.63%) MPLS
9 1 (2.63%) OSPF
9 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) IT Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) IT Support
4 7 (18.42%) Network Support
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Network Technician
7 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Network Support Technician
7 4 (10.53%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Network Management
2 7 (18.42%) Compliance Audit
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Data Privacy
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.63%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) MCP
3 5 (13.16%) MCSA
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
2 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) BT
4 7 (18.42%) Juniper
5 6 (15.79%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) Meraki
7 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.89%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (7.89%) Veeam
8 2 (5.26%) Brocade
8 2 (5.26%) CA
9 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.63%) IFS
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Siemens
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard