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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 228 216
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 31 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 1.23% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 9
Median salary £34,000 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.65% +25.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £35,378
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £65,000 £65,000
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 802 895 871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.55% 14.54% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 630 711 778
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 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
Birmingham +26 19 £34,000 +58.13% 1
Staffordshire +20 5 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Warwickshire +10 5 £39,000 -11.36%
WLAN
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 26 (53.06%) LAN
3 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (51.02%) CCNA
5 24 (48.98%) Firewall
6 22 (44.90%) VMware
7 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 21 (42.86%) CCNP
8 20 (40.82%) VLAN
9 19 (38.78%) WAN
10 17 (34.69%) SAN
10 17 (34.69%) Wireless
11 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
12 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
13 13 (26.53%) Network Security
14 12 (24.49%) HP
14 12 (24.49%) Juniper
14 12 (24.49%) Linux
14 12 (24.49%) Office 365
15 11 (22.45%) Network Management
15 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
15 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
15 11 (22.45%) DNS
16 10 (20.41%) VPN
16 10 (20.41%) ITIL
16 10 (20.41%) VoIP
16 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
16 10 (20.41%) MPLS

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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) G Suite
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) LAN
2 24 (48.98%) Firewall
3 20 (40.82%) VLAN
4 19 (38.78%) WAN
5 17 (34.69%) SAN
5 17 (34.69%) Wireless
6 13 (26.53%) Network Security
7 11 (22.45%) DNS
7 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.41%) MPLS
8 10 (20.41%) NAS
8 10 (20.41%) VoIP
8 10 (20.41%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (18.37%) DHCP
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (16.33%) iSCSI
11 7 (14.29%) BGP
12 5 (10.20%) Internet
12 5 (10.20%) PBX
General
1 8 (16.33%) Back Office
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Network Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Project Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Field Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) AS400
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Android
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Network Management
2 10 (20.41%) Change Control
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) High Availability
3 9 (18.37%) Presales
4 8 (16.33%) Benchmarking
4 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.33%) Network Security Management
4 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.33%) Security Management
4 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.16%) Process Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (51.02%) CCNA
3 21 (42.86%) CCNP
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.24%) MCSE
6 4 (8.16%) DBS Check
6 4 (8.16%) MCP
7 3 (6.12%) CWNA
8 2 (4.08%) CCSA
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.08%) MCITP
9 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
9 1 (2.04%) CCSE
9 1 (2.04%) CISSP
9 1 (2.04%) IISP
9 1 (2.04%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
1 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) Firmware
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) Juniper
5 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
5 8 (16.33%) ProCurve
5 8 (16.33%) Riverbed
6 5 (10.20%) Avaya
6 5 (10.20%) Mitel
7 4 (8.16%) Aruba
7 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) F5
7 4 (8.16%) Google
7 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.16%) SOTI
8 3 (6.12%) Meraki
9 1 (2.04%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + car+bonus+benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago