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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 120 117
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £27,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
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
363 358 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.08% 19.50% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 233 264 325
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Celerra
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Certification

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds