Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 300 291
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 41 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.15% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 31
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +32.35% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £36,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £60,250 £67,500 £64,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

WLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1595 1816 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.64% 15.94% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1412 1526
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in the West Midlands

WLAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the West Midlands

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the West Midlands

WLAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +39 30 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Staffordshire +6 8 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Coventry +13 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Warwickshire -4 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 30 (73.17%) LAN
1 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
4 19 (46.34%) CCNA
5 17 (41.46%) CCNP
6 16 (39.02%) Windows
7 14 (34.15%) RFID
7 14 (34.15%) Mobile Computing
8 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (29.27%) Android
9 11 (26.83%) Wireless
10 10 (24.39%) Retail
10 10 (24.39%) Juniper
10 10 (24.39%) Structured Cabling
11 8 (19.51%) AirWatch
11 8 (19.51%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (19.51%) SOTI
11 8 (19.51%) MPLS
11 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.51%) VLAN
12 7 (17.07%) Motorola
12 7 (17.07%) HP
12 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 6 (14.63%) Unix
13 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
13 6 (14.63%) Presales
13 6 (14.63%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (12.20%) F5

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) LAN
1 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) RFID
4 11 (26.83%) Wireless
5 10 (24.39%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (19.51%) MPLS
6 8 (19.51%) VLAN
7 5 (12.20%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
8 4 (9.76%) Extranet
8 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) OSPF
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.32%) DHCP
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.88%) HSRP
10 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.88%) VPN
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Finance
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Network Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Field Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Network Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Network Support
9 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Mobile Computing
2 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Android
3 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Presales
4 5 (12.20%) Change Control
4 5 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Validation
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.44%) DMAIC
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCNA
3 17 (41.46%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCDP
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.44%) CCSA
6 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 8 (19.51%) SOTI
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Motorola
5 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.20%) F5
5 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (4.88%) Aruba
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Capita
7 2 (4.88%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Google