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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 207 249 265
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +16
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 49 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.19% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 1.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 1
Median salary £44,000 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.33% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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
1030 978 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.13% 14.62% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 840 766 875
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £70,000
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
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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +14 26 £44,000 +32.33%
Merseyside - 20 £44,000 -
Cheshire +30 3 £40,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (86.89%) LAN
1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 41 (67.21%) WAN
3 34 (55.74%) Network Security
4 33 (54.10%) DHCP
4 33 (54.10%) DNS
5 32 (52.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 31 (50.82%) Service Management
7 30 (49.18%) VLAN
8 27 (44.26%) Wireless
8 27 (44.26%) Cisco
9 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
10 24 (39.34%) NHS
11 22 (36.07%) Internet
11 22 (36.07%) Security Management
12 20 (32.79%) Identity Access Management
13 19 (31.15%) VPN
13 19 (31.15%) ITIL
14 18 (29.51%) Network Management
15 15 (24.59%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (21.31%) Network Design
16 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (19.67%) Cisco Wireless
18 11 (18.03%) Meraki
18 11 (18.03%) Aruba
19 10 (16.39%) CCNA
19 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
20 9 (14.75%) CCNP

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 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
1 53 (86.89%) LAN
2 41 (67.21%) WAN
3 34 (55.74%) Network Security
4 33 (54.10%) DHCP
4 33 (54.10%) DNS
5 32 (52.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 30 (49.18%) VLAN
7 27 (44.26%) Wireless
8 22 (36.07%) Internet
9 19 (31.15%) VPN
10 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (19.67%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (13.11%) IP Telephony
12 8 (13.11%) IPsec
12 8 (13.11%) OpenScape
12 8 (13.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Network Security Manager
2 16 (26.23%) Security Manager
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Technology Manager
5 8 (13.11%) WLAN Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Network Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Technical Manager
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Identity Management Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) NHS
2 15 (24.59%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
1 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Service Management
2 22 (36.07%) Security Management
3 20 (32.79%) Identity Access Management
4 19 (31.15%) ITIL
5 18 (29.51%) Network Management
6 13 (21.31%) Network Design
7 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.11%) ITSM
8 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.11%) Service Design
9 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.56%) Compliance Audit
11 3 (4.92%) ERP
12 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
12 2 (3.28%) Information Security Management
12 2 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CCNA
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Cacti
2 1 (1.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco
2 11 (18.03%) Aruba
2 11 (18.03%) Meraki
3 8 (13.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (13.11%) IronPort
3 8 (13.11%) Siemens
4 7 (11.48%) Polycom
5 6 (9.84%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) CommVault
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.64%) Lotus
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam