The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 711 716
Rank change year-on-year +60 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 233 213 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.28% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 203 184 212
Median salary £43,124 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the UK

WLAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 222 £43,000 -0.28% 27
London +40 72 £56,250 +4.65% 8
South East +30 36 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +31 32 £34,000 -32.00% 4
East of England +5 25 £57,500 +51.31% 1
East Midlands +31 21 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Birmingham +21 19 £34,000 +58.13%
Cambridgeshire +8 18 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North West -35 18 £41,250 +5.76% 2
Cambridge +3 15 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire +12 13 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Basingstoke +2 12 £28,000 -32.53% 1
Manchester -19 11 £44,000 +12.82% 1
Berkshire +31 10 £47,500 +12.75% 1
City of London +23 10 £67,500 +17.39% 1
South West +3 8 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Reading +34 7 £47,500 -14.60% 1
West Yorkshire +17 7 £35,500 -15.47% 3
Yorkshire -4 7 £35,500 +1.42% 4
Staffordshire +17 6 £33,750 -48.07% 2
Derby +15 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Derbyshire +14 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Cheshire -22 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Surrey +27 5 £40,000 +113.33% 1
Warwickshire +15 5 £39,000 -11.36%
Leeds - 5 £44,750 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 4 £37,500 -42.30%
Leicestershire +16 4 £58,500 +77.27%
Scotland +14 4 £52,500 +2.43% 1
Kent +8 4 £41,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 299 (76.08%) LAN
2 237 (60.31%) WAN
3 217 (55.22%) Cisco
4 188 (47.84%) Windows
5 184 (46.82%) Firewall
6 167 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
7 141 (35.88%) Wireless
8 139 (35.37%) CCNP
9 117 (29.77%) CCNA
10 116 (29.52%) Microsoft
11 113 (28.75%) VPN
12 109 (27.74%) VMware
13 105 (26.72%) VoIP
14 99 (25.19%) ITIL
15 80 (20.36%) VLAN
16 79 (20.10%) Active Directory
17 72 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 71 (18.07%) TCP/IP
19 70 (17.81%) Wi-Fi
20 65 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
21 63 (16.03%) Juniper
21 63 (16.03%) Data Centre
22 62 (15.78%) MPLS
22 62 (15.78%) DHCP
22 62 (15.78%) Network Security
23 58 (14.76%) Hyper-V
24 56 (14.25%) HP
24 56 (14.25%) Presales
25 55 (13.99%) Office 365
26 53 (13.49%) DNS

WLAN
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 45 (11.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.29%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.04%) IIS
5 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.51%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.04%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.99%) Office 365
2 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.07%) G Suite
4 11 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.29%) IaaS
6 8 (2.04%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.78%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.78%) OpenDNS
7 7 (1.78%) SaaS
8 3 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 299 (76.08%) LAN
2 237 (60.31%) WAN
3 184 (46.82%) Firewall
4 141 (35.88%) Wireless
5 113 (28.75%) VPN
6 105 (26.72%) VoIP
7 80 (20.36%) VLAN
8 71 (18.07%) TCP/IP
9 70 (17.81%) Wi-Fi
10 65 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
11 62 (15.78%) DHCP
11 62 (15.78%) MPLS
11 62 (15.78%) Network Security
12 53 (13.49%) DNS
13 52 (13.23%) BGP
14 51 (12.98%) SAN
15 40 (10.18%) IPsec
15 40 (10.18%) OSPF
16 35 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (8.91%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.25%) CorVu
3 1 (0.25%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 49 (12.47%) Finance
2 34 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.12%) Retail
4 16 (4.07%) Electronics
5 14 (3.56%) Legal
6 13 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.04%) Back Office
8 6 (1.53%) Automotive
8 6 (1.53%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Military
9 4 (1.02%) Publishing
10 3 (0.76%) Banking
10 3 (0.76%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 44 (11.20%) Support Engineer
3 43 (10.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 39 (9.92%) IT Engineer
5 33 (8.40%) Analyst
6 32 (8.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 30 (7.63%) Architect
8 29 (7.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 29 (7.38%) IT Support
9 28 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (6.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (6.87%) IT Support Engineer
11 25 (6.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 25 (6.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 25 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 25 (6.36%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (6.36%) Desktop Support
11 25 (6.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 20 (5.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.85%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.80%) Middleware
3 6 (1.53%) BREW
3 6 (1.53%) Flash
3 6 (1.53%) J2ME
3 6 (1.53%) OpenAL
3 6 (1.53%) OpenCL
3 6 (1.53%) OpenGL
3 6 (1.53%) Qt
3 6 (1.53%) Series 60
3 6 (1.53%) SVG
3 6 (1.53%) UIQ
4 2 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) CGI
5 1 (0.25%) LAMP
5 1 (0.25%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.03%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.11%) Mobile Computing
4 23 (5.85%) Driving Licence
5 15 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.78%) Handset
9 7 (1.78%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.53%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.53%) iPhone
10 6 (1.53%) MPEG
10 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.02%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 188 (47.84%) Windows
2 45 (11.45%) Windows Server
3 40 (10.18%) Linux
4 35 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.14%) Android
7 24 (6.11%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.09%) Windows Mobile
9 18 (4.58%) Apple iOS
10 16 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.80%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.54%) Unix
13 8 (2.04%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.78%) VMS
15 6 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.53%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.19%) ITIL
2 56 (14.25%) Presales
3 50 (12.72%) Mentoring
4 45 (11.45%) Network Management
5 28 (7.12%) Change Management
6 27 (6.87%) Coaching
7 26 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
8 23 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.60%) Change Control
9 22 (5.60%) Project Management
10 19 (4.83%) Mathematics
10 19 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.58%) Mobile Device Management
11 18 (4.58%) Network Architecture
12 17 (4.33%) Business Continuity
12 17 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (4.07%) Configuration Management
13 16 (4.07%) Load Balancing
14 15 (3.82%) Data Acquisition
14 15 (3.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.85%) C
2 20 (5.09%) C++
2 20 (5.09%) Python
3 16 (4.07%) Perl
4 15 (3.82%) MATLAB
4 15 (3.82%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.05%) C#
6 7 (1.78%) Java
7 6 (1.53%) SQL
8 2 (0.51%) Tcl
9 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) Jython
9 1 (0.25%) Lisp
9 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (35.37%) CCNP
3 117 (29.77%) CCNA
4 38 (9.67%) Degree
5 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
5 33 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (7.12%) CCIE
8 23 (5.85%) MCSE
9 19 (4.83%) MCP
10 16 (4.07%) DBS Check
11 12 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.80%) CCDP
13 10 (2.54%) JNCIS
14 9 (2.29%) HP ASE
14 9 (2.29%) HP MASE
15 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (2.04%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.53%) CISSP
16 6 (1.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.51%) QA
4 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 72 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (14.76%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.11%) Firmware
5 19 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.54%) vSphere
7 5 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.27%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.02%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.02%) XenApp
9 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.51%) NDS
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (3.56%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.05%) AirWatch
3 11 (2.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.02%) Nagios
4 4 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.25%) QRadar
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) SCOM
6 1 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.25%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 217 (55.22%) Cisco
2 116 (29.52%) Microsoft
3 109 (27.74%) VMware
4 63 (16.03%) Juniper
5 56 (14.25%) HP
6 41 (10.43%) CheckPoint
7 40 (10.18%) F5
8 37 (9.41%) Aruba
9 35 (8.91%) SolarWinds
10 34 (8.65%) Fortinet
11 27 (6.87%) Mitel
11 27 (6.87%) ProCurve
11 27 (6.87%) Riverbed
12 23 (5.85%) Avaya
13 22 (5.60%) Meraki
13 22 (5.60%) Palo Alto
14 19 (4.83%) Citrix
15 17 (4.33%) Google
16 15 (3.82%) Brocade
16 15 (3.82%) Perforce
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
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Salary: bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Forman IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
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Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
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Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Prospectus
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Company & Performance Bonus
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Sanderson
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
North West London
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Salary: £20,730 per annum a great bonus of up to 25% (OTE £26,000) + benefits!
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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