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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 177 175 192
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 15 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.42% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 2.90% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 1
Median salary £44,000 £31,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.68% +17.75%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
569 552 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.30% 14.62% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 501 445 494
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

WLAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £27,500 -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 22 (91.67%) LAN
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 13 (54.17%) Network Security
5 12 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (45.83%) Wireless
6 11 (45.83%) Service Management
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
8 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (33.33%) IronPort
9 8 (33.33%) IP Telephony
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (33.33%) OpenScape
9 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
9 8 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (33.33%) IPsec
9 8 (33.33%) SSL
9 8 (33.33%) Siemens
10 7 (29.17%) SAN
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) 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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) LAN
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) Network Security
5 12 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (45.83%) Wireless
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (33.33%) IP Telephony
8 8 (33.33%) IPsec
8 8 (33.33%) OpenScape
8 8 (33.33%) SSL
9 7 (29.17%) DHCP
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) VLAN
10 4 (16.67%) BGP
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Service Management
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Network Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Design
8 1 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (33.33%) IronPort
2 8 (33.33%) Siemens
3 7 (29.17%) Polycom
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.17%) CommVault
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds