The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - - 122
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
WLAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
422 373 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 23.41% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 308 305
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) BT
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) XMPP
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BT
2 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint