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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 180 168 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.24% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.86% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 1
Average salary £22,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -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
672 483 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.03% 13.00% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 563 408 546
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Cheadle - 4 - -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) ERP
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (33.33%) JSP
6 4 (33.33%) Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (33.33%) CESG
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) CESG
1 4 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) SecurID
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Polycom
4 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix