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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 214 227 241
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 20 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 1.78% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 9
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £22,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,679 £59,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
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
878 1014 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 16.64% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 736 783 796
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 10 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Merseyside - 6 £33,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £39,500 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (92.86%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) Wireless
4 14 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) DNS
5 10 (35.71%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) Legal
8 7 (25.00%) OSPF
8 7 (25.00%) CCNP
8 7 (25.00%) CCNA
8 7 (25.00%) Network Design
8 7 (25.00%) VLAN
9 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
9 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (21.43%) Network Management
9 6 (21.43%) Aruba
9 6 (21.43%) Meraki
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
10 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
10 5 (17.86%) 802.11
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) NetScout

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Wireless
3 14 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) OSPF
6 7 (25.00%) VLAN
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) DHCP
8 5 (17.86%) 802.11
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 4 (14.29%) Network Security
9 4 (14.29%) SNMP
9 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (28.57%) Legal
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support
6 2 (7.14%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (3.57%) Business Development
6 1 (3.57%) CAD
6 1 (3.57%) Communications Security
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CCA
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSD
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Aruba
2 6 (21.43%) Meraki
3 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.29%) Brocade
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) NetScout
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) IronPort
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
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