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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
Rank 698 756 763
Rank change year-on-year +58 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 160 192 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.08% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 138 160 157
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -6.97%  

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 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +80 149 £40,000 -13.51% 28
South East +52 46 £41,250 -13.15% 4
London +31 35 £40,000 -27.27% 5
West Midlands +39 17 £40,000 +23.07% 4
North West -9 17 £37,500 -5.54% 7
Berkshire +34 15 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +31 13 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Basingstoke - 13 £25,000 - 2
Cheshire +17 12 £33,750 -7.53% 2
East Midlands +13 12 £44,000 +35.38% 3
South West +19 11 £25,000 -23.07%
Northamptonshire - 9 £44,000 - 1
City of London +51 8 £45,000 -23.72% 1
Reading +31 8 £50,000 - 1
East of England +12 7 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +14 6 £29,750 -8.46% 2
Oxfordshire +4 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +18 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Manchester -18 5 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Witney - 5 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £29,500 - 1
Swindon - 5 £25,000 -
Surrey +27 4 £49,500 +27.74%
East Sussex +7 4 £48,750 -25.00%
Bristol +7 4 £53,000 +45.20%
Hertfordshire +6 4 - -
Leamington Spa - 4 £40,000 -
Brighton +17 3 £50,000 -23.07%

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 371 (80.83%) LAN
2 292 (63.62%) WAN
3 287 (62.53%) Cisco
4 211 (45.97%) Firewall
5 191 (41.61%) Cisco Certification
6 175 (38.13%) Windows
7 165 (35.95%) Wireless
8 154 (33.55%) CCNP
9 141 (30.72%) VPN
10 132 (28.76%) DHCP
11 127 (27.67%) ITIL
11 127 (27.67%) DNS
11 127 (27.67%) Active Directory
12 122 (26.58%) CCNA
13 117 (25.49%) VMware
14 115 (25.05%) Microsoft
15 109 (23.75%) VoIP
16 97 (21.13%) VLAN
17 88 (19.17%) HP
18 83 (18.08%) SAN
19 81 (17.65%) TCP/IP
20 78 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
21 77 (16.78%) Juniper
22 76 (16.56%) CheckPoint
23 70 (15.25%) Network Security
24 63 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
24 63 (13.73%) Windows Server
25 60 (13.07%) Data Centre
25 60 (13.07%) IPsec
26 59 (12.85%) Presales

WLAN
Top Related 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 34 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.01%) IIS
3 15 (3.27%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.44%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 57 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.93%) MS Office
3 15 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.97%) Office 365
2 18 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.87%) IaaS
5 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.65%) G Suite
6 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 371 (80.83%) LAN
2 292 (63.62%) WAN
3 211 (45.97%) Firewall
4 165 (35.95%) Wireless
5 141 (30.72%) VPN
6 132 (28.76%) DHCP
7 127 (27.67%) DNS
8 109 (23.75%) VoIP
9 97 (21.13%) VLAN
10 83 (18.08%) SAN
11 81 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 70 (15.25%) Network Security
13 63 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
14 60 (13.07%) IPsec
15 56 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
16 54 (11.76%) OSPF
17 47 (10.24%) MPLS
18 46 (10.02%) BGP
19 44 (9.59%) SSL
20 37 (8.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.31%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.44%) Subversion
3 2 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 58 (12.64%) Finance
2 51 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.10%) Retail
4 17 (3.70%) Publishing
5 14 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.83%) Legal
7 12 (2.61%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.53%) Military
9 6 (1.31%) Automotive
10 5 (1.09%) Electronics
11 4 (0.87%) Back Office
11 4 (0.87%) Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Marketing
12 3 (0.65%) Law
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (33.99%) Network Engineer
2 51 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (10.24%) Analyst
4 45 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 44 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (7.19%) IT Support
7 32 (6.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 29 (6.32%) IT Engineer
9 27 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.45%) Support Engineer
12 23 (5.01%) IT Support Engineer
13 22 (4.79%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 20 (4.36%) Desktop Support
15 19 (4.14%) Architect
16 18 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 18 (3.92%) Team Leader
17 17 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
18 16 (3.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.49%) Flash
3 12 (2.61%) .NET
4 9 (1.96%) Web Services
5 6 (1.31%) BREW
5 6 (1.31%) J2ME
5 6 (1.31%) Middleware
5 6 (1.31%) OpenAL
5 6 (1.31%) OpenCL
5 6 (1.31%) OpenGL
5 6 (1.31%) Qt
5 6 (1.31%) Series 60
5 6 (1.31%) SVG
5 6 (1.31%) UIQ
6 2 (0.44%) CGI
6 2 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.79%) NHS
5 20 (4.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.18%) Handset
9 9 (1.96%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.74%) Replication
11 7 (1.53%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.31%) CCTV
12 6 (1.31%) Clustering
12 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.31%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.31%) iPhone
12 6 (1.31%) MPEG
12 6 (1.31%) PKI
12 6 (1.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 175 (38.13%) Windows
2 63 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 31 (6.75%) Windows 7
4 27 (5.88%) Linux
5 26 (5.66%) Android
5 26 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 17 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.49%) Unix
8 16 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
8 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.18%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.31%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.09%) CentOS
13 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.67%) ITIL
2 59 (12.85%) Presales
3 45 (9.80%) Network Management
4 43 (9.37%) PRINCE2
5 42 (9.15%) Service Management
6 35 (7.63%) Project Management
7 34 (7.41%) Network Design
8 27 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 26 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.45%) Service Design
11 23 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (4.79%) Change Management
12 22 (4.79%) Data Protection
12 22 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (4.36%) GAP Analysis
13 20 (4.36%) ITIL V3
13 20 (4.36%) Security Management
14 18 (3.92%) Threat Management
15 17 (3.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.36%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.14%) C++
3 18 (3.92%) SQL
4 12 (2.61%) C
5 10 (2.18%) Python
6 8 (1.74%) C#
7 7 (1.53%) Tcl
8 6 (1.31%) Java
9 4 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Jython
10 1 (0.22%) Lisp
10 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (41.61%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (33.55%) CCNP
3 122 (26.58%) CCNA
4 30 (6.54%) Degree
5 27 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.23%) CCIE
6 24 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.40%) CCDP
7 11 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.40%) MCP
7 11 (2.40%) MCSA
8 9 (1.96%) CCVP
8 9 (1.96%) MCSE
9 8 (1.74%) CISSP
9 8 (1.74%) CWNA
9 8 (1.74%) HP ASE
9 8 (1.74%) HP MASE
10 6 (1.31%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.36%) SLA
2 19 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.40%) QA
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (27.67%) Active Directory
2 78 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (2.61%) vSphere
7 8 (1.74%) Firmware
7 8 (1.74%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.65%) NFS
10 2 (0.44%) iptables
10 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.44%) NDS
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.23%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (5.01%) SCCM
3 22 (4.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.53%) Nagios
6 7 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.53%) SCOM
7 6 (1.31%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.87%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.65%) Puppet
9 3 (0.65%) TrustSec
10 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.44%) Cacti
10 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.44%) Icinga
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 287 (62.53%) Cisco
2 117 (25.49%) VMware
3 115 (25.05%) Microsoft
4 88 (19.17%) HP
5 77 (16.78%) Juniper
6 76 (16.56%) CheckPoint
7 46 (10.02%) SolarWinds
8 42 (9.15%) F5
8 42 (9.15%) Palo Alto
9 31 (6.75%) Aruba
10 29 (6.32%) Fortinet
10 29 (6.32%) Meraki
11 27 (5.88%) Brocade
12 26 (5.66%) Intel Security
12 26 (5.66%) Mitel
12 26 (5.66%) Riverbed
13 23 (5.01%) Apple
14 22 (4.79%) Avaya
15 21 (4.58%) Siemens
16 20 (4.36%) Citrix
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6.3k car allowance + 10% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Formula Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham or Derby, UK
Node4 Limited
Salary: £35,000 with a variety of benefits & extras
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
Utility Warehouse Ltd
Salary: From £20,230 to £20,730 per annum + up to 25% monthly bonus, share opt
Posted: 14 days ago