The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 243 221 232
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 4 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 2.40% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 11
Average salary £26,750 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.96% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1032 1041 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.46% 14.36% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 875 875 936
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
England

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
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 29 July 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
Manchester -10 3 £26,750 -33.12%
Cheshire -8 1 - - 3
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (60.00%) McAfee
4 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) IPsec
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) CISSP
8 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (13.33%) SONET
8 2 (13.33%) CCIE
8 2 (13.33%) SDH
8 2 (13.33%) ATM
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (13.33%) RIP
8 2 (13.33%) SNMP
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) xDSL
5 2 (13.33%) SONET
5 2 (13.33%) WiMAX
5 2 (13.33%) ATM
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) SDH
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) RIP
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SCADA
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Change Management
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 15 days ago