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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 234 238 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 10 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.07% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 16
Average salary £36,500 £24,375 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.74% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,315 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,960 £35,750 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the North West

WLAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Merseyside - 5 £36,500 -
Manchester +12 3 £32,350 +43.77% 2
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) Wireless
4 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco Wireless
5 12 (57.14%) SolarWinds
6 10 (47.62%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) Firewall
8 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (38.10%) VLAN
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) MPLS
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (23.81%) Network Management
11 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
11 5 (23.81%) Brocade
11 5 (23.81%) NetScout
11 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 5 (23.81%) TRILL
11 5 (23.81%) F5
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (23.81%) 802.1X
11 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (23.81%) DHCP
11 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
11 5 (23.81%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) Wireless
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco Wireless
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
7 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) 802.11
8 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
8 5 (23.81%) OSPF
8 5 (23.81%) SNMP
8 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (23.81%) TACACS
8 5 (23.81%) TRILL
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Support
2 7 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Engineering Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) LAN Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) CAD
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 5 (23.81%) Brocade
3 5 (23.81%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) NetScout
4 3 (14.29%) IronPort
4 3 (14.29%) Lotus
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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