WLAN Jobs in the UK excluding London

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 537 612 601
Rank change year-on-year +75 -11 -80
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 216 159 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.31% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 1.43% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 177 124 201
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,650 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.75% +1.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,625 £61,250
UK median annual salary £48,500 £44,188 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.81% +18.42%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,723 11,094 10,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.03% 17.75% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,120 4,967 6,526
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the UK excluding London

WLAN
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WLAN in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for WLAN in the UK excluding London

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WLAN in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the UK excluding London

WLAN
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Midlands +66 73 £48,500 +30.70% 7
North of England +100 70 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +95 65 £48,500 +65.81% 6
Yorkshire +112 37 £37,500 -28.57% 4
North West +46 31 £60,000 +26.32% 5
South West +4 27 £49,750 +11.55% 2
East of England +31 19 £32,000 -36.00% 3
South East -21 17 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Midlands -18 8 £47,500 +6.02% 1
Scotland -60 7 £50,000 -33.33%
North East -11 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Wales +5 5 £44,886 +12.22% 2
Northern Ireland +24 3 £30,000 -38.46% 2
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Exchange
2 12 (5.56%) IIS
3 11 (5.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (38.89%) Azure
2 74 (34.26%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (11.57%) Entra ID
4 18 (8.33%) AWS
5 10 (4.63%) GCP
6 7 (3.24%) OpenShift
6 7 (3.24%) SaaS
7 6 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (2.78%) Google Workspace
8 5 (2.31%) Nutanix
9 4 (1.85%) Azure Stack
9 4 (1.85%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.93%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.93%) IaaS
10 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.93%) PaaS
10 2 (0.93%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.93%) Serverless
11 1 (0.46%) Rubrik
11 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 206 (95.37%) LAN
2 153 (70.83%) WAN
3 74 (34.26%) Firewall
4 72 (33.33%) SD-WAN
5 58 (26.85%) MPLS
6 48 (22.22%) VPN
7 45 (20.83%) BGP
7 45 (20.83%) OSPF
8 37 (17.13%) Wireless
9 34 (15.74%) TCP/IP
10 33 (15.28%) Network Security
11 27 (12.50%) DNS
12 25 (11.57%) VLAN
13 24 (11.11%) DHCP
14 22 (10.19%) SAN
14 22 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (8.33%) VoIP
16 10 (4.63%) Software-Defined Networking
17 8 (3.70%) EIGRP
17 8 (3.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.46%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) GitLab
General
1 42 (19.44%) Social Skills
2 18 (8.33%) Retail
3 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.02%) Finance
4 7 (3.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (2.31%) Local Government
6 5 (2.31%) Police
7 4 (1.85%) Agriculture
8 3 (1.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (32.87%) Analyst
2 57 (26.39%) Operations Analyst
3 55 (25.46%) Network Analyst
4 53 (24.54%) Network Operations Analyst
5 39 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (18.06%) Network Engineer
6 36 (16.67%) Senior
7 20 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (7.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.41%) IT Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (6.94%) IT Engineer
10 15 (6.94%) IT Support
11 14 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (6.02%) Support Engineer
13 12 (5.56%) IT Manager
14 11 (5.09%) IT Support Analyst
14 11 (5.09%) Support Analyst
15 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.24%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.24%) FMCG
5 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.24%) PMI
5 7 (3.24%) Product Ownership
6 4 (1.85%) CCTV
6 4 (1.85%) Replication
6 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.39%) PKI
7 3 (1.39%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Onboarding
9 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.46%) IoT
9 1 (0.46%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.93%) Windows
2 35 (16.20%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.33%) Linux
4 16 (7.41%) Android
4 16 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 14 (6.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (3.24%) Mac OS
8 7 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.85%) VMS
9 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.39%) CentOS
11 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.93%) Rocky
11 2 (0.93%) Unix
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (15.74%) Customer Service
2 34 (15.74%) Service Management
3 32 (14.81%) ITIL
4 31 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (10.65%) Project Delivery
6 20 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (8.80%) ITSM
8 18 (8.33%) Presales
9 17 (7.87%) Network Architecture
10 16 (7.41%) Cloud Security
10 16 (7.41%) Coaching
10 16 (7.41%) High Availability
11 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
12 13 (6.02%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.09%) Systems Engineering
15 10 (4.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.96%) SQL
2 9 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.31%) Bash
3 5 (2.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (24.54%) CCNP
3 49 (22.69%) CCNA
4 40 (18.52%) CCIE
5 38 (17.59%) CCDP
6 30 (13.89%) Degree
7 11 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 7 (3.24%) MCSE
9 7 (3.24%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.78%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.78%) MCSA
10 6 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.85%) Azure Certification
11 4 (1.85%) MCP
12 2 (0.93%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.72%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.39%) SOC 2
4 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.93%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) SOC 3
System Software
1 72 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (6.48%) vSphere
6 8 (3.70%) Firmware
7 7 (3.24%) Docker
8 4 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 41 (18.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (9.26%) SCCM
3 13 (6.02%) WSUS
4 12 (5.56%) Nagios
5 9 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.24%) Ansible
6 7 (3.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (3.24%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.78%) SmoothWall
8 5 (2.31%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.31%) OfficeScan
9 4 (1.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.93%) Puppet
10 2 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 89 (41.20%) VMware
3 66 (30.56%) Cisco
4 25 (11.57%) Veeam
5 23 (10.65%) Aruba
6 20 (9.26%) Citrix
6 20 (9.26%) SolarWinds
7 18 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 17 (7.87%) Meraki
8 17 (7.87%) Palo Alto
9 14 (6.48%) Juniper
9 14 (6.48%) Sophos
10 10 (4.63%) Google
10 10 (4.63%) HP
11 8 (3.70%) Ekahau
12 7 (3.24%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.24%) EMC
12 7 (3.24%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (2.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (2.31%) Red Hat