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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 161 184
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.45% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Average salary - £28,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
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
556 536 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.74% 14.20% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 477 459 453
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) ProCurve