Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a WLAN Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1136 1192 1227
Rank change year-on-year +56 +35 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a WLAN Engineer 5 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.006% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 25
UK median annual salary £37,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.23% +19.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £29,650 £43,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £45,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33% +15.38%

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 156,355 173,780 182,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 95.97% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,862 139,468 152,794
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WLAN Engineer in the UK

WLAN Engineer
Top 5 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 21 November 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
UK excluding London +62 5 £37,500 -37.50%
England +58 5 £37,500 -30.23%
South East +23 4 £32,750 -31.05%
North West - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 -

WLAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) AirMagnet
4 2 (40.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (40.00%) AirMagnet
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds