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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 234 223 257
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.65% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 7
Average salary £24,375 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £34,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
1118 908 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 789 995
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,941
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 -6 12 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Cheshire -6 2 £43,750 +59.09%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Wireless
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
5 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (31.58%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) ERP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Network Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
8 4 (21.05%) JSP 440

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 3 (15.79%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Wireless
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) IT Support
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SCADA
1 4 (21.05%) CESG
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Celerra
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ERP
1 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
2 4 (21.05%) Security Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) JSP 440
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) UAG
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCSM
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) CommVault
4 3 (15.79%) Siemens
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Polycom
6 1 (5.26%) Tandberg
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