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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 671 760 737
Rank change year-on-year +89 -23  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 194 191 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.07% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 169 154 188
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.62% -5.29%  

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 13687 17840 20246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.19% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11119 14794 16041
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +107 184 £40,000 -15.78% 17
South East +81 54 £40,625 -22.61%
London +35 39 £41,250 -25.00% 7
West Midlands +41 25 £31,250 -51.92% 2
East Midlands +25 20 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Berkshire +46 19 £52,500 -8.69%
North West -22 17 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Hampshire +34 15 £28,000 -46.66%
East of England +29 15 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Basingstoke - 15 £28,000 -
Reading +36 12 £45,000 -
Birmingham +23 10 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 10 £40,000 -38.46%
Cheshire +3 10 £30,000 -17.80%
South West +22 9 £25,000 -31.50%
Witney - 9 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +14 8 £29,500 -54.61% 1
Northamptonshire +21 7 £44,000 +20.54% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £60,750 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £29,500 -
City of London +33 6 £63,750 +6.25% 2
Derbyshire +17 6 £35,000 +34.61%
Derby +15 6 £35,000 +34.61%
Manchester -33 6 £43,375 +11.21% 1
Leamington Spa - 6 £40,000 -
Swindon - 5 £25,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire +19 4 - -
Kent +6 4 £43,000 +7.50%

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 351 (79.59%) LAN
2 272 (61.68%) Cisco
3 270 (61.22%) WAN
4 197 (44.67%) Firewall
5 181 (41.04%) Windows
6 178 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
7 161 (36.51%) Wireless
8 150 (34.01%) CCNP
9 123 (27.89%) VPN
10 122 (27.66%) ITIL
11 121 (27.44%) CCNA
12 118 (26.76%) Active Directory
13 115 (26.08%) Microsoft
13 115 (26.08%) VoIP
14 110 (24.94%) DHCP
15 109 (24.72%) VMware
16 101 (22.90%) DNS
17 86 (19.50%) HP
17 86 (19.50%) VLAN
18 82 (18.59%) TCP/IP
19 79 (17.91%) Juniper
20 76 (17.23%) Wi-Fi
21 72 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (15.65%) SAN
23 67 (15.19%) CheckPoint
24 63 (14.29%) Presales
25 61 (13.83%) Network Security
25 61 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
26 59 (13.38%) Finance
26 59 (13.38%) Data Centre

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 32 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.40%) IIS
2 15 (3.40%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.45%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (7.71%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.27%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.71%) Office 365
2 11 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.13%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) G Suite
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 351 (79.59%) LAN
2 270 (61.22%) WAN
3 197 (44.67%) Firewall
4 161 (36.51%) Wireless
5 123 (27.89%) VPN
6 115 (26.08%) VoIP
7 110 (24.94%) DHCP
8 101 (22.90%) DNS
9 86 (19.50%) VLAN
10 82 (18.59%) TCP/IP
11 76 (17.23%) Wi-Fi
12 69 (15.65%) SAN
13 61 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
13 61 (13.83%) Network Security
14 55 (12.47%) IPsec
14 55 (12.47%) MPLS
15 46 (10.43%) BGP
15 46 (10.43%) OSPF
16 38 (8.62%) SSL
17 37 (8.39%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.13%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.45%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) Trac
General
1 59 (13.38%) Finance
2 41 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.67%) Retail
4 16 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.49%) Publishing
6 9 (2.04%) Electronics
6 9 (2.04%) Legal
6 9 (2.04%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.36%) Automotive
7 6 (1.36%) Back Office
8 5 (1.13%) Marketing
8 5 (1.13%) Military
9 3 (0.68%) Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 141 (31.97%) Network Engineer
2 43 (9.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 42 (9.52%) Analyst
4 39 (8.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 37 (8.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 37 (8.39%) IT Support
5 37 (8.39%) Support Engineer
6 33 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (7.03%) IT Engineer
8 30 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (6.12%) Architect
10 27 (6.12%) Desktop Support
11 26 (5.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 25 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (5.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 24 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
13 24 (5.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (5.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
14 23 (5.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.26%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.81%) Flash
3 7 (1.59%) .NET
4 6 (1.36%) BREW
4 6 (1.36%) J2ME
4 6 (1.36%) Middleware
4 6 (1.36%) OpenAL
4 6 (1.36%) OpenCL
4 6 (1.36%) OpenGL
4 6 (1.36%) Qt
4 6 (1.36%) Series 60
4 6 (1.36%) SVG
4 6 (1.36%) UIQ
5 3 (0.68%) Web Services
6 2 (0.45%) CGI
6 2 (0.45%) LAMP
7 1 (0.23%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.94%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.63%) NHS
7 15 (3.40%) Mobile Computing
8 13 (2.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (2.72%) Handset
10 8 (1.81%) Replication
11 7 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.36%) CCTV
12 6 (1.36%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.36%) iPhone
12 6 (1.36%) MPEG
12 6 (1.36%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.36%) User Experience
13 5 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 181 (41.04%) Windows
2 59 (13.38%) Windows Server
3 33 (7.48%) Linux
4 30 (6.80%) Windows 7
5 28 (6.35%) Android
6 26 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.31%) Windows Mobile
9 15 (3.40%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.40%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.49%) Unix
12 8 (1.81%) Windows Phone
13 7 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.36%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.91%) CentOS
16 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.66%) ITIL
2 63 (14.29%) Presales
3 47 (10.66%) Network Management
4 41 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 38 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 34 (7.71%) Project Management
7 31 (7.03%) Service Management
8 27 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
9 26 (5.90%) Service Design
10 25 (5.67%) Change Management
11 22 (4.99%) Coaching
11 22 (4.99%) Network Design
12 21 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (4.31%) Data Protection
13 19 (4.31%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.08%) Change Control
14 18 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
15 17 (3.85%) Load Balancing
16 16 (3.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.99%) C++
2 18 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.63%) C
4 15 (3.40%) SQL
5 13 (2.95%) Python
6 11 (2.49%) C#
7 8 (1.81%) Perl
8 6 (1.36%) Java
8 6 (1.36%) Tcl
9 4 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) Jython
10 1 (0.23%) Lisp
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 178 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (34.01%) CCNP
3 121 (27.44%) CCNA
4 36 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 36 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 33 (7.48%) Degree
6 22 (4.99%) CCIE
7 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (3.40%) CCDP
9 12 (2.72%) HP ASE
9 12 (2.72%) HP MASE
9 12 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.49%) JNCIP
10 11 (2.49%) MCP
11 9 (2.04%) CCVP
11 9 (2.04%) JNCIS
12 8 (1.81%) CWNA
12 8 (1.81%) MCSA
12 8 (1.81%) MCSE
13 6 (1.36%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 17 (3.85%) SLA
2 10 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 72 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.17%) Firmware
5 12 (2.72%) vSphere
6 9 (2.04%) Terminal Server
6 9 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.68%) NFS
11 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.45%) iptables
11 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.45%) NDS
11 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.45%) XenApp
11 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.54%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (3.85%) SCCM
3 14 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.81%) Nagios
6 7 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.59%) SCOM
6 7 (1.59%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.36%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.68%) Puppet
10 3 (0.68%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.45%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.45%) Icinga
11 2 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.23%) Cacti
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 272 (61.68%) Cisco
2 115 (26.08%) Microsoft
3 109 (24.72%) VMware
4 86 (19.50%) HP
5 79 (17.91%) Juniper
6 67 (15.19%) CheckPoint
7 46 (10.43%) SolarWinds
8 43 (9.75%) F5
9 39 (8.84%) Aruba
10 36 (8.16%) Fortinet
11 32 (7.26%) Mitel
11 32 (7.26%) Palo Alto
12 27 (6.12%) Riverbed
13 26 (5.90%) Brocade
14 25 (5.67%) ProCurve
15 21 (4.76%) Meraki
16 20 (4.54%) Intel Security
17 19 (4.31%) Citrix
18 18 (4.08%) Avaya
19 16 (3.63%) Apple
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Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + £6.3k car allowance + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Southend, Essex
RCDTS
Salary: £47,500 - £52,500
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RCDTS
Salary: £47,500 - £52,500
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