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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK
Rank 709 755 776
Rank change year-on-year +46 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 156 186 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.05% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 134 155 149
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,175 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,150 £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 13468 17650 19251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.05% 17.25% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10974 14610 15332
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 22 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 22 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 +90 145 £40,000 -15.78% 28
South East +49 46 £41,250 -17.50% 4
London +34 34 £40,000 -27.27% 5
West Midlands +42 17 £40,000 +23.07% 3
North West -17 17 £37,500 -5.54% 8
Berkshire +36 15 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +28 13 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Basingstoke - 13 £25,000 - 2
Cheshire +25 12 £33,750 -7.53% 2
South West +17 11 £25,000 -23.07%
East Midlands +10 10 £44,000 +35.38% 3
City of London +45 8 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Reading +39 8 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 8 £44,000 - 1
East of England +16 7 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +14 6 £29,750 -8.46% 1
Oxfordshire +9 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +25 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Manchester -25 5 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Swindon - 5 £25,000 -
Witney - 5 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £29,500 - 1
Surrey +40 4 £49,500 +27.74%
Hertfordshire +12 4 - -
Bristol +7 4 £53,000 +45.20%
East Sussex +5 4 £48,750 -25.00%
Leamington Spa - 4 £40,000 -
Kent +18 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 (81.00%) LAN
2 292 (63.76%) WAN
3 288 (62.88%) Cisco
4 212 (46.29%) Firewall
5 190 (41.48%) Cisco Certification
6 174 (37.99%) Windows
7 164 (35.81%) Wireless
8 152 (33.19%) CCNP
9 142 (31.00%) VPN
10 131 (28.60%) DHCP
11 128 (27.95%) Active Directory
12 127 (27.73%) ITIL
13 126 (27.51%) DNS
14 121 (26.42%) CCNA
15 116 (25.33%) Microsoft
15 116 (25.33%) VMware
16 109 (23.80%) VoIP
17 96 (20.96%) VLAN
18 89 (19.43%) HP
19 83 (18.12%) SAN
20 82 (17.90%) TCP/IP
21 77 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 76 (16.59%) Juniper
22 76 (16.59%) CheckPoint
23 72 (15.72%) Network Security
24 63 (13.76%) Wi-Fi
24 63 (13.76%) Windows Server
25 60 (13.10%) IPsec
26 59 (12.88%) Finance
26 59 (12.88%) Data Centre

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 35 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.02%) IIS
3 15 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.97%) 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 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.95%) MS Office
3 15 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.53%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.99%) Office 365
2 19 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (1.09%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.66%) G Suite
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 371 (81.00%) LAN
2 292 (63.76%) WAN
3 212 (46.29%) Firewall
4 164 (35.81%) Wireless
5 142 (31.00%) VPN
6 131 (28.60%) DHCP
7 126 (27.51%) DNS
8 109 (23.80%) VoIP
9 96 (20.96%) VLAN
10 83 (18.12%) SAN
11 82 (17.90%) TCP/IP
12 72 (15.72%) Network Security
13 63 (13.76%) Wi-Fi
14 60 (13.10%) IPsec
15 57 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
16 54 (11.79%) OSPF
17 47 (10.26%) MPLS
18 46 (10.04%) BGP
19 43 (9.39%) SSL
20 36 (7.86%) 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 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.44%) Subversion
3 2 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 59 (12.88%) Finance
2 51 (11.14%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.90%) Retail
4 17 (3.71%) Publishing
5 13 (2.84%) Legal
5 13 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.62%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.53%) Military
8 6 (1.31%) Automotive
9 5 (1.09%) Electronics
10 4 (0.87%) Back Office
10 4 (0.87%) Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (33.62%) Network Engineer
2 51 (11.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (10.26%) Analyst
4 45 (9.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 44 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (7.42%) IT Support
7 31 (6.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 30 (6.55%) IT Engineer
9 27 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (5.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (5.68%) Support Engineer
11 24 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 22 (4.80%) Support Analyst
13 21 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 20 (4.37%) Desktop Support
15 19 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 18 (3.93%) Architect
16 18 (3.93%) Team Leader
17 17 (3.71%) Desktop Engineer
18 16 (3.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.90%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.49%) Flash
3 12 (2.62%) .NET
4 9 (1.97%) 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 59 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.08%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.80%) NHS
4 20 (4.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.40%) Mobile Computing
7 10 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.97%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.97%) Handset
9 8 (1.75%) Replication
10 7 (1.53%) Clustering
10 7 (1.53%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.31%) CCTV
11 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.31%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.31%) iPhone
11 6 (1.31%) MPEG
11 6 (1.31%) PKI
11 6 (1.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 174 (37.99%) Windows
2 63 (13.76%) Windows Server
3 31 (6.77%) Windows 7
4 27 (5.90%) Linux
5 26 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (5.46%) Android
7 21 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.71%) Mac OS X
8 17 (3.71%) Unix
8 17 (3.71%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (2.84%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.18%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (1.31%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.09%) CentOS
15 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.73%) ITIL
2 57 (12.45%) Presales
3 45 (9.83%) Network Management
4 43 (9.39%) PRINCE2
4 43 (9.39%) Service Management
5 35 (7.64%) Network Design
5 35 (7.64%) Project Management
6 28 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
7 27 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (5.46%) Mentoring
9 24 (5.24%) Service Design
10 23 (5.02%) Data Protection
10 23 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (4.80%) Change Management
11 22 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (4.37%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (4.37%) ITIL V3
12 20 (4.37%) Security Management
13 18 (3.93%) ITSM
13 18 (3.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.37%) PowerShell
2 18 (3.93%) C++
2 18 (3.93%) SQL
3 12 (2.62%) C
4 10 (2.18%) Python
5 7 (1.53%) C#
5 7 (1.53%) Tcl
6 6 (1.31%) Java
7 4 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) Jython
8 1 (0.22%) Lisp
8 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (41.48%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (33.19%) CCNP
3 121 (26.42%) CCNA
4 30 (6.55%) Degree
5 28 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.90%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.24%) CCIE
7 24 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.40%) CCDP
9 11 (2.40%) MCP
9 11 (2.40%) MCSA
10 9 (1.97%) CCVP
10 9 (1.97%) MCSE
11 8 (1.75%) CISSP
11 8 (1.75%) CWNA
11 8 (1.75%) HP ASE
11 8 (1.75%) HP MASE
12 5 (1.09%) CISM
12 5 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.80%) SLA
2 19 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.40%) QA
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (27.95%) Active Directory
2 77 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (2.62%) vSphere
7 8 (1.75%) Firmware
7 8 (1.75%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.66%) 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 (5.24%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (5.02%) SCCM
3 22 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.75%) 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 (0.66%) Puppet
9 3 (0.66%) 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
1 288 (62.88%) Cisco
2 116 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.33%) VMware
3 89 (19.43%) HP
4 76 (16.59%) CheckPoint
4 76 (16.59%) Juniper
5 46 (10.04%) SolarWinds
6 43 (9.39%) F5
7 42 (9.17%) Palo Alto
8 31 (6.77%) Aruba
9 29 (6.33%) Fortinet
9 29 (6.33%) Meraki
10 26 (5.68%) Brocade
10 26 (5.68%) Intel Security
10 26 (5.68%) Mitel
10 26 (5.68%) Riverbed
11 23 (5.02%) Apple
12 22 (4.80%) Avaya
13 21 (4.59%) Siemens
14 20 (4.37%) Citrix
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Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Leicester, Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Greater Manchester
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Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
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South East London
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Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
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West London
Formula Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Nottingham or Derby, UK
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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