Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 99 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.55% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.18% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,000 £65,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.77% +100.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £50,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,000 £72,750 £34,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33% -42.86%

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 117 157 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.78% 14.44% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 98 132 128
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,050
90th Percentile £44,774 £59,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% 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 21 February 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
Tamworth - 5 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,000 - 3
WLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Motorola
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
1 5 (83.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN

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 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) Structured Cabling
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Network Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Motorola
2 1 (16.67%) VMware