The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 176 171 165
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 2.60% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £26,750 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 7 £26,750 - 1
Wigan +10 1 £52,500 +40.00%
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) McAfee
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
6 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) Android
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) xDSL
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.76%) Meru Networks
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) xDSL
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) WiMAX
5 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
5 2 (11.76%) LDAP
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) SDH
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) RIP
5 2 (11.76%) SNMP
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
2 2 (11.76%) MFC
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) SCADA
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) MVC
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Network Design
1 2 (11.76%) OOP
1 2 (11.76%) OO
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) McAfee
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Meru Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
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