The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 220 236 248
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 2.20% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 9
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +40.18%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
WLAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
889 953 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 14.91% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 755 761 861
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WLAN
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the North West region.

WLAN Salary Trend in the North West

WLAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 7 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Merseyside +6 5 £33,000 -52.85% 2
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) Wireless
4 11 (44.00%) Firewall
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (32.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) CCNA
7 7 (28.00%) Legal
7 7 (28.00%) Network Design
8 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (24.00%) Aruba
8 6 (24.00%) Meraki
8 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.00%) OSPF
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) VLAN
10 4 (16.00%) Network Management
10 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) BGP
11 3 (12.00%) 802.11
11 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
11 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
11 3 (12.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 13 (52.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Wireless
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) 802.11
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.00%) MPLS
9 2 (8.00%) SNMP
9 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Design
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Development
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Security
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCA
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCSP
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSD
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Aruba
2 6 (24.00%) Meraki
3 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Brocade
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) NetScout
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
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