Period
to 21 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 268 337
Rank change year-on-year +25 +69 -42
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 65 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 3.12% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 10
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -43.48%
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,325 £19,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £49,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.56% -5.26%

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 1,449 1,441 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.56% 14.95% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1,158 1,388
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £57,500 £59,825
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 +26 56 £40,000 +26.98%
Warwickshire +5 3 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £34,250 +15.13% 3
Coventry -14 1 £60,000 +30.43%
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 63 (96.92%) LAN
2 56 (86.15%) WAN
3 51 (78.46%) Cisco
3 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (75.38%) Juniper
5 45 (69.23%) CheckPoint
6 43 (66.15%) CCNP
7 42 (64.62%) MPLS
8 39 (60.00%) Load Balancing
9 37 (56.92%) Presales
10 35 (53.85%) CCDP
10 35 (53.85%) ITIL
11 32 (49.23%) VPN
11 32 (49.23%) Fortinet
12 31 (47.69%) Data Centre
13 30 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 30 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 30 (46.15%) Cyberthreat
13 30 (46.15%) Software Optimisation
13 30 (46.15%) Tufin
13 30 (46.15%) SIEM
13 30 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (46.15%) Forcepoint
13 30 (46.15%) Network Security
13 30 (46.15%) Incident Management
13 30 (46.15%) Wireless
14 27 (41.54%) BGP
14 27 (41.54%) Ethernet
15 26 (40.00%) DHCP
15 26 (40.00%) DNS

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 23 (35.38%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (96.92%) LAN
2 56 (86.15%) WAN
3 42 (64.62%) MPLS
4 32 (49.23%) VPN
5 30 (46.15%) Network Security
5 30 (46.15%) Wireless
6 27 (41.54%) BGP
6 27 (41.54%) Ethernet
7 26 (40.00%) DHCP
7 26 (40.00%) DNS
7 26 (40.00%) VLAN
8 25 (38.46%) SNMP
8 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 24 (36.92%) OSPF
10 23 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (35.38%) Cisco Firepower
10 23 (35.38%) FWSM
10 23 (35.38%) SSL
10 23 (35.38%) Wireshark
11 17 (26.15%) Firewall
General
1 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Architect
2 30 (46.15%) Security Architect
2 30 (46.15%) Security Solutions Architect
2 30 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Information Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) IT Support
6 3 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Presales Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) IT Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
1 2 (3.08%) VXML
1 2 (3.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Data Centre
2 30 (46.15%) Cyberthreat
2 30 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.62%) PDA
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 37 (56.92%) Presales
3 35 (53.85%) ITIL
4 30 (46.15%) Incident Management
4 30 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 30 (46.15%) SIEM
4 30 (46.15%) Software Optimisation
4 30 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 23 (35.38%) E-Commerce
5 23 (35.38%) ITIL V3
5 23 (35.38%) Network Design
6 12 (18.46%) Change Management
7 8 (12.31%) Information Security
7 8 (12.31%) Logistics
8 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
10 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.08%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (66.15%) CCNP
3 35 (53.85%) CCDP
4 24 (36.92%) CISSP
5 23 (35.38%) CCSE
5 23 (35.38%) IISP
5 23 (35.38%) ISSAP
5 23 (35.38%) JNCIP
6 15 (23.08%) CCNA
7 8 (12.31%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (6.15%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) MCITP
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.54%) CCDA
10 1 (1.54%) CCIP
10 1 (1.54%) CCSA
10 1 (1.54%) CCSP
10 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) QRadar
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 49 (75.38%) Juniper
3 45 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 32 (49.23%) Fortinet
5 30 (46.15%) Forcepoint
5 30 (46.15%) Tufin
6 26 (40.00%) IBM
7 23 (35.38%) LogRhythm
7 23 (35.38%) Splunk
8 14 (21.54%) SolarWinds
9 10 (15.38%) F5
10 8 (12.31%) HP
11 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.69%) VMware
12 4 (6.15%) Dell
12 4 (6.15%) Symantec
13 3 (4.62%) Avaya
14 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (3.08%) Aruba
14 2 (3.08%) Capita