Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.67% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 3.70% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,800 £53,750 £32,900
90th Percentile £43,019 £67,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +32.35% -20.00%

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 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 133 189 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.07% 15.24% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 158 167
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,125 £22,925 £21,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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
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 23 November 2017. 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
Tamworth - 5 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £37,562 - 1
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
WLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Motorola
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Network Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) DMAIC
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Motorola
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware