The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 111 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.87%
WLAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.50% 16.49% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 190 217
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WLAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Bristol region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Bristol

WLAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco