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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 164 183 162
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 16 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.074% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 0.53% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 17
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,750 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £26,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
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
508 564 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.17% 13.99% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 423 497 505
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 18 (56.25%) VoIP
2 18 (56.25%) WAN
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco
4 15 (46.88%) VPN
5 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (40.63%) Windows 8
6 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) MPLS
6 12 (37.50%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) DHCP
7 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (34.38%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) Wireless
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 9 (28.13%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) CCNP
10 8 (25.00%) Internet
10 8 (25.00%) OpenGL
10 8 (25.00%) Middleware
10 8 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 8 (25.00%) BGP
10 8 (25.00%) DRM
10 8 (25.00%) DVB
10 8 (25.00%) SVG
10 8 (25.00%) Symbian
10 8 (25.00%) UMTS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) VoIP
1 18 (56.25%) WAN
1 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) VPN
3 12 (37.50%) DNS
3 12 (37.50%) MPLS
3 12 (37.50%) DHCP
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (25.00%) NFC
5 8 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 8 (25.00%) GPRS
5 8 (25.00%) GSM
5 8 (25.00%) BGP
5 8 (25.00%) DVB
5 8 (25.00%) UMTS
5 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Automotive
2 8 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
4 5 (15.63%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Graduate
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Flash
1 8 (25.00%) J2ME
1 8 (25.00%) SVG
1 8 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
1 8 (25.00%) UIQ
1 8 (25.00%) Series 60
1 8 (25.00%) BREW
1 8 (25.00%) Qt
1 8 (25.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) iPhone
2 8 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 8 (25.00%) MPEG
3 5 (15.63%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.25%) RMADS
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) CESG
4 2 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.13%) SCADA
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 8
3 8 (25.00%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (25.00%) DRM
1 8 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
1 8 (25.00%) C++
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCNA
3 8 (25.00%) CCNP
4 7 (21.88%) CISSP
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
6 3 (9.38%) CCSP
6 3 (9.38%) CCDA
6 3 (9.38%) CCSE
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.25%) CISM
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco LMS
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) Symbian
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) IronPort
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Lotus
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