Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 94 102
Rank change year-on-year +33 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.89% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 5.04% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -46.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,800 £53,750
90th Percentile £44,375 £43,019 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22% +32.35%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 103 139 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.88% 11.55% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 78 117 161
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -8.13%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +8.44% -0.65% +3.33%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for WLAN in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Staffordshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +7 4 £38,750 +3.16% 3
Cannock +3 2 £41,250 +17.86%
WLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 10 (71.43%) WAN
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) MPLS
2 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) ADSL
5 5 (35.71%) Network Design
5 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) Data Privacy
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) NAS
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) MCITP

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
1 10 (71.43%) Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) ADSL
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
6 4 (28.57%) NAS
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) SNMP
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Data Privacy
4 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) F5
2 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
4 3 (21.43%) Zscaler
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint