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 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)
England / West Midlands
Rank 193 232 212
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 17 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 0.54% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 4
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -46.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £65,000
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 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 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 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 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
Staffordshire +14 6 £29,750 -8.46% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 - 2
Coventry - 3 £46,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 24 (70.59%) LAN
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (61.76%) CCNP
4 18 (52.94%) Firewall
5 15 (44.12%) WAN
6 14 (41.18%) Windows
6 14 (41.18%) CCNA
6 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 14 (41.18%) VPN
6 14 (41.18%) Network Security
7 12 (35.29%) VLAN
7 12 (35.29%) Wireless
7 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 12 (35.29%) Meraki
8 11 (32.35%) Internet
8 11 (32.35%) VoIP
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
10 8 (23.53%) 802.1X
10 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
10 8 (23.53%) SSL
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) DHCP
10 8 (23.53%) 802.11
10 8 (23.53%) MPLS
10 8 (23.53%) BGP
10 8 (23.53%) SAN

WLAN
Top Related 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) LAN
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 14 (41.18%) Network Security
4 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (41.18%) VPN
5 12 (35.29%) VLAN
5 12 (35.29%) Wireless
6 11 (32.35%) Internet
6 11 (32.35%) VoIP
7 8 (23.53%) 802.11
7 8 (23.53%) BGP
7 8 (23.53%) DHCP
7 8 (23.53%) DNS
7 8 (23.53%) MPLS
7 8 (23.53%) SAN
7 8 (23.53%) SSL
7 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (20.59%) IPsec
8 7 (20.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Specialist
2 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Network Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technology Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) AS400
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) High Availability
1 6 (17.65%) Network Management
1 6 (17.65%) Security Management
2 5 (14.71%) Presales
3 4 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Management
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (61.76%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCNA
4 8 (23.53%) CWNA
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) IISP
6 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Meraki
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 8 (23.53%) SolarWinds
5 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
7 4 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (11.76%) Aruba
7 4 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (11.76%) HP
7 4 (11.76%) Huawei
7 4 (11.76%) ProCurve
7 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
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