The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 187 177 185
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.36% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 2.53% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 3
Median salary £43,250 £37,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +40.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
550 514 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.31% 14.35% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 482 431 486
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) Wireless
5 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Legal
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
7 6 (35.29%) Network Security
8 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) IronPort
8 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
8 5 (29.41%) OpenScape
8 5 (29.41%) IPsec
8 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
8 5 (29.41%) SSL
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Siemens
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) Risk Management

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
7 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 5 (29.41%) OpenScape
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) BGP
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) OSPF
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Security
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCSP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (29.41%) IronPort
2 5 (29.41%) Siemens
3 4 (23.53%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard