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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 103 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.21% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £33,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.60% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £39,375 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -8.82%
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
319 414 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.77% 23.09% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 280 336 292
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Publishing
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Publishing
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy