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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 188 164 182
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.34% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 2.53% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 1
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
616 514 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.65% 13.51% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 417 501
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 £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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
Cheadle - 4 - -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) CESG
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) SCADA
3 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
3 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) SCSM
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) CESG
1 4 (57.14%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) SecurID
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
3 1 (14.29%) IBM