The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 176 181 173
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 13 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 1.10% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £25,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -10.58%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
620 543 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.37% 13.54% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 484 424 544
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

WLAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
Oldham - 3 £22,500 -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (80.00%) LAN
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) WAN
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) DHCP
4 13 (52.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (36.00%) CCNA
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (36.00%) MPLS
7 9 (36.00%) Wireless
7 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) ERP
8 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (32.00%) CCNP
8 8 (32.00%) BGP
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
10 5 (20.00%) VB
10 5 (20.00%) Linux

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (12.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) LAN
2 17 (68.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 8 (32.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) ISDN
7 5 (20.00%) VPLS
7 5 (20.00%) PSTN
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 3 (12.00%) VLAN
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) IT Support
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Support
2 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) CESG
1 4 (16.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) SecurID
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.00%) Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) VB
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNA
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCSP
3 3 (12.00%) CCDA
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) CCSE
3 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (12.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 3 (12.00%) Siemens
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Polycom
6 1 (4.00%) Tandberg