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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 210 227 263
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +36
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 50 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.12% 1.66% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 6
Median salary £44,000 £34,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.61% -10.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,035 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £44,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
976 905 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 14.70% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 792 719 958
Median salary £39,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +2 28 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Merseyside +5 19 £50,750 +47.10% 1
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +11 1 £32,500 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 70 (83.33%) Firewall
2 66 (78.57%) LAN
3 62 (73.81%) WAN
4 55 (65.48%) DNS
5 54 (64.29%) DHCP
6 51 (60.71%) VLAN
7 46 (54.76%) Service Management
8 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
8 44 (52.38%) Network Security
8 44 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 42 (50.00%) Cisco
10 39 (46.43%) ITIL
11 34 (40.48%) NHS
12 32 (38.10%) VPN
12 32 (38.10%) Wireless
13 28 (33.33%) Internet
14 27 (32.14%) Security Management
14 27 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
15 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
17 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (25.00%) VMware
19 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2
20 19 (22.62%) Cisco Wireless
21 17 (20.24%) Service Design
21 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
21 17 (20.24%) Data Protection
21 17 (20.24%) Network Management
21 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (20.24%) ITSM

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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (83.33%) Firewall
2 66 (78.57%) LAN
3 62 (73.81%) WAN
4 55 (65.48%) DNS
5 54 (64.29%) DHCP
6 51 (60.71%) VLAN
7 44 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 44 (52.38%) Network Security
8 32 (38.10%) VPN
8 32 (38.10%) Wireless
9 28 (33.33%) Internet
10 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (22.62%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (17.86%) IPsec
14 14 (16.67%) SSL
15 11 (13.10%) OpenScape
16 10 (11.90%) Cisco ISE
16 10 (11.90%) IP Telephony
16 10 (11.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Network Security Manager
2 16 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) IT Support
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Security Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) Technology Manager
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Identity Management Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) WLAN Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.48%) NHS
2 27 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Service Management
2 39 (46.43%) ITIL
3 27 (32.14%) Security Management
4 24 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.24%) Data Protection
6 17 (20.24%) ITSM
6 17 (20.24%) Network Management
6 17 (20.24%) Programme Management
6 17 (20.24%) Service Design
7 10 (11.90%) Network Design
7 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.76%) Coaching
9 3 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.57%) ERP
9 3 (3.57%) Information Security
9 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.38%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.48%) CCNA
2 13 (15.48%) CCNP
3 3 (3.57%) CCIE
3 3 (3.57%) MCSE
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Cacti
2 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) Simpana
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 21 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Meraki
4 11 (13.10%) HP
4 11 (13.10%) IronPort
4 11 (13.10%) Siemens
5 10 (11.90%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (11.90%) Polycom
6 9 (10.71%) Aruba
6 9 (10.71%) Intel Security
7 8 (9.52%) WatchGuard
8 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix
9 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.38%) NetApp
9 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.19%) Brocade
10 1 (1.19%) CommVault
10 1 (1.19%) Lotus
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