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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 169 174 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.38% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Average salary £26,250 £25,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
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
617 508 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.44% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 494 435 526
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
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 2 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 - 4 £32,500 -
Oldham - 4 £22,500 -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (27.78%) ERP
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (27.78%) MPLS
7 5 (27.78%) CCNA
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (22.22%) VPLS
8 4 (22.22%) SCADA
8 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 3 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) ISDN
7 4 (22.22%) VPLS
7 4 (22.22%) PSTN
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) VLAN
9 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) CESG
1 4 (22.22%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) SecurID
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 4 (22.22%) Security Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VB
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) CommVault
3 3 (16.67%) Siemens
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Polycom
4 1 (5.56%) Tandberg
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