The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 124 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.47% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -11.17%
WLAN
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
379 272 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.77% 16.04% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 323 244 296
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Celerra
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) UAG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) SAP