Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CWNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1182 1241 1284
Rank change year-on-year +59 +43 +49
Permanent jobs citing CWNA 24 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.004% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 18
UK median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% -35.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.57% +41.54% -7.80%

CWNA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43463 49497 59652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.02% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33413 39737 47653
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

CWNA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CWNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CWNA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CWNA in the UK

CWNA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CWNA within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +46 24 £55,000 +14.58%
UK excluding London +40 18 £55,000 +19.57%
East of England - 10 £55,000 -
South East - 7 £47,500 -
London +30 6 £40,000 -20.00%
South West - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing CWNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CWNA.

1 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (54.17%) 802.1X
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) 802.11
5 11 (45.83%) Wireless Security
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) Network Design
6 10 (41.67%) RFID
6 10 (41.67%) Python
6 10 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
8 8 (33.33%) Aruba
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Juniper
9 6 (25.00%) CCNA
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (16.67%) B2B
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Firewall
12 3 (12.50%) OSPF
12 3 (12.50%) BGP
12 3 (12.50%) Internet
12 3 (12.50%) C++

CWNA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (45.83%) 802.11
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless Security
4 10 (41.67%) RFID
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) 3G
9 1 (4.17%) 802.15
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.17%) LTE
9 1 (4.17%) MIMO
9 1 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Wireless Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Design
2 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (16.67%) B2B
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
3 8 (33.33%) Aruba
4 6 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) Facebook
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft