Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a WLAN Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1180 1164 1299
Rank change year-on-year -16 +135 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a WLAN Engineer 14 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 9
UK median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +2.27% +12.82%
10th Percentile £40,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -15.56% +19.68% -6.00%

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 167,654 168,474 203,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137,274 139,969 170,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 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
England -10 14 £47,500 -15.56% 2
UK excluding London +10 13 £47,500 -15.56% 2
South East +9 7 £41,000 -28.70%
East Midlands +25 4 £60,000 +73.91%
Midlands +6 4 £60,000 +73.91%
East of England -1 2 - - 1
London - 1 £47,500 -

WLAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, WLAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring WLAN Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) WLAN
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) Brocade
4 7 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) AirMagnet
5 5 (35.71%) Aerohive Networks
5 5 (35.71%) Ruckus Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
5 5 (35.71%) DBS Check
6 4 (28.57%) SmoothWall
6 4 (28.57%) CCDE
6 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) HP APS
6 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (28.57%) SAN

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 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) WLAN
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) DBS Check
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCDE
2 4 (28.57%) CCDP
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) HP APS
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 7 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Aerohive Networks
3 5 (35.71%) AirMagnet
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) Foundry
5 3 (21.43%) Infoblox