The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 115 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.17% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £29,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.26% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
388 342 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.58% 20.73% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 314 281 290
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
Cambridgeshire

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) BT
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (37.50%) Data Security
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Firmware
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) XMPP
3 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Security
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) BT
1 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco