Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a WLAN Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN Engineer
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1196 1280
Rank change year-on-year +21 +84 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a WLAN Engineer 10 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 11
UK median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -18.18% +12.82%
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +15.38% -22.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172841 179436 206616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.52% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 139017 149829 172348
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,494
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

WLAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured WLAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN Engineer in the UK

WLAN Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WLAN Engineer in the UK

WLAN Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN Engineer over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN Engineer in the UK

WLAN Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +15 10 £53,750 +19.44%
UK excluding London +31 9 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +31 4 £60,000 +73.91%
Midlands +22 4 £60,000 +41.18%
South East +42 3 £47,500 -17.39%
East of England +17 2 - -
London -12 1 £47,500 -20.83%

WLAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, WLAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring WLAN Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) WLAN
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) CCDP
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) CCDE
5 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) HP APS
5 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) SmoothWall

WLAN Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) WLAN
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Junos
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCDE
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) HP APS
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (30.00%) Aruba
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) Foundry
4 3 (30.00%) Infoblox