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

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 655 723 726
Rank change year-on-year +68 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 239 210 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 1.26% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 207 181 209
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.26% -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 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 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 27 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 +78 228 £42,500 - 26
London +50 75 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +30 37 £35,000 -26.31% 6
West Midlands +27 31 £34,000 -27.65% 4
East of England -4 26 £57,500 +51.31% 1
East Midlands +26 20 £44,000 +35.38% 1
North West -35 20 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Birmingham +26 19 £34,000 +58.13%
Cambridgeshire -2 19 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Cambridge +1 16 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire +9 13 £28,000 -41.05% 2
Manchester -28 13 £44,000 +12.82%
Basingstoke +8 12 £28,000 -35.63% 1
City of London +28 11 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Berkshire +24 10 £47,500 +12.75% 1
West Yorkshire +15 8 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Yorkshire -8 8 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South West -9 8 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Reading +27 7 £47,500 -14.60% 1
Derbyshire +16 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Derby +12 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Cheshire -25 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Surrey +33 5 £40,000 +113.33% 1
Staffordshire +20 5 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Warwickshire +10 5 £39,000 -11.36%
Leeds - 5 £44,750 - 1
Leicestershire +18 4 £58,500 +77.27%
Oxfordshire +16 4 £37,500 -42.30%
Kent +11 4 £41,500 -
Scotland +4 4 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 302 (76.26%) LAN
2 242 (61.11%) WAN
3 219 (55.30%) Cisco
4 191 (48.23%) Windows
5 187 (47.22%) Firewall
6 170 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
7 143 (36.11%) Wireless
8 142 (35.86%) CCNP
9 119 (30.05%) Microsoft
10 117 (29.55%) CCNA
10 117 (29.55%) VPN
11 110 (27.78%) VMware
12 104 (26.26%) VoIP
13 99 (25.00%) ITIL
14 82 (20.71%) VLAN
15 80 (20.20%) Active Directory
16 74 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (17.93%) Wi-Fi
18 70 (17.68%) TCP/IP
19 67 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
20 64 (16.16%) DHCP
20 64 (16.16%) Data Centre
21 63 (15.91%) MPLS
22 62 (15.66%) Juniper
22 62 (15.66%) Network Security
23 60 (15.15%) Hyper-V
24 57 (14.39%) Office 365
25 55 (13.89%) HP
25 55 (13.89%) DNS
26 54 (13.64%) BGP

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 47 (11.87%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.77%) IIS
5 7 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
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 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.02%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 4 (1.01%) 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 57 (14.39%) Office 365
2 32 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.04%) G Suite
4 12 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.53%) IaaS
6 9 (2.27%) Mimecast
7 8 (2.02%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.02%) OpenDNS
8 7 (1.77%) SaaS
9 4 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 302 (76.26%) LAN
2 242 (61.11%) WAN
3 187 (47.22%) Firewall
4 143 (36.11%) Wireless
5 117 (29.55%) VPN
6 104 (26.26%) VoIP
7 82 (20.71%) VLAN
8 71 (17.93%) Wi-Fi
9 70 (17.68%) TCP/IP
10 67 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
11 64 (16.16%) DHCP
12 63 (15.91%) MPLS
13 62 (15.66%) Network Security
14 55 (13.89%) DNS
15 54 (13.64%) BGP
16 51 (12.88%) SAN
17 41 (10.35%) IPsec
17 41 (10.35%) OSPF
18 38 (9.60%) Cisco Wireless
19 36 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.51%) 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 18 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.27%) 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 (12.37%) Finance
2 35 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.82%) Retail
4 17 (4.29%) Electronics
5 14 (3.54%) Legal
6 13 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.02%) Back Office
8 6 (1.52%) Automotive
8 6 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.26%) Publishing
10 4 (1.01%) Marketing
10 4 (1.01%) Military
11 3 (0.76%) Banking
11 3 (0.76%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 131 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 45 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 44 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 39 (9.85%) IT Engineer
5 34 (8.59%) Analyst
6 32 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (7.32%) Architect
7 29 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (7.32%) IT Support
8 27 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 27 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (6.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 25 (6.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 25 (6.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 25 (6.31%) Desktop Support
10 25 (6.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 19 (4.80%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.81%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.78%) Middleware
3 6 (1.52%) BREW
3 6 (1.52%) Flash
3 6 (1.52%) J2ME
3 6 (1.52%) OpenAL
3 6 (1.52%) OpenCL
3 6 (1.52%) OpenGL
3 6 (1.52%) Qt
3 6 (1.52%) Series 60
3 6 (1.52%) SVG
3 6 (1.52%) 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 64 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
4 23 (5.81%) Driving Licence
5 16 (4.04%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.77%) Handset
10 7 (1.77%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.52%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.52%) iPhone
11 6 (1.52%) MPEG
11 6 (1.52%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.76%) User Experience
14 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
14 2 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 191 (48.23%) Windows
2 46 (11.62%) Windows Server
3 41 (10.35%) Linux
4 36 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.08%) Android
7 26 (6.57%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.05%) Windows Mobile
9 18 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 16 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.53%) Unix
13 9 (2.27%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.02%) VMS
15 6 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.52%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.51%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.00%) ITIL
2 54 (13.64%) Presales
3 51 (12.88%) Mentoring
4 44 (11.11%) Network Management
5 30 (7.58%) Change Management
6 28 (7.07%) Coaching
7 27 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
8 23 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.56%) Change Control
9 22 (5.56%) Project Management
10 20 (5.05%) Mathematics
10 20 (5.05%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 18 (4.55%) Network Architecture
12 17 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
13 16 (4.04%) Business Continuity
13 16 (4.04%) Data Acquisition
13 16 (4.04%) Test Scripting
14 15 (3.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.06%) C
2 21 (5.30%) Python
3 20 (5.05%) C++
4 17 (4.29%) Perl
5 16 (4.04%) MATLAB
6 15 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.03%) C#
8 7 (1.77%) Java
9 5 (1.26%) SQL
10 2 (0.51%) Tcl
11 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) Jython
11 1 (0.25%) Lisp
11 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 170 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (35.86%) CCNP
3 117 (29.55%) CCNA
4 41 (10.35%) Degree
5 34 (8.59%) SC Cleared
5 34 (8.59%) Security Cleared
6 30 (7.58%) CCIE
7 29 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (5.81%) MCSE
9 19 (4.80%) MCP
10 16 (4.04%) DBS Check
11 12 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.78%) CCDP
13 10 (2.53%) JNCIS
14 9 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (2.27%) HP ASE
14 9 (2.27%) HP MASE
15 8 (2.02%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.52%) CISSP
16 6 (1.52%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.01%) 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 80 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 74 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.31%) Firmware
5 19 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.53%) vSphere
7 5 (1.26%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.26%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.26%) XenApp
8 4 (1.01%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.51%) NDS
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (3.28%) AirWatch
1 13 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.01%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.01%) Nagios
3 4 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.51%) Puppet
4 2 (0.51%) WSUS
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.25%) QRadar
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 219 (55.30%) Cisco
2 119 (30.05%) Microsoft
3 110 (27.78%) VMware
4 62 (15.66%) Juniper
5 55 (13.89%) HP
6 40 (10.10%) F5
7 39 (9.85%) CheckPoint
8 37 (9.34%) SolarWinds
9 36 (9.09%) Aruba
10 31 (7.83%) Fortinet
11 28 (7.07%) Riverbed
12 27 (6.82%) Mitel
12 27 (6.82%) ProCurve
13 24 (6.06%) Avaya
13 24 (6.06%) Meraki
14 22 (5.56%) Palo Alto
15 19 (4.80%) Citrix
16 17 (4.29%) Google
17 16 (4.04%) Perforce
18 14 (3.54%) Brocade
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Ealing Hammersmith & West London College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Utility Warehouse Ltd
Salary: £20,730 per annum a great bonus of up to 25% (OTE £26,000) + benefits!
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago