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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / North West
Rank 212 222 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 35 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.06% 1.22% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 11
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +62.22%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -8.57%

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
863 821 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 15.08% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 675 680 919
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -5 18 £38,000 +17.46% 1
Merseyside -6 11 £44,000 +20.54%
Lancashire - 3 £41,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £31,250 - 4
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 68 (81.93%) Firewall
2 64 (77.11%) LAN
2 64 (77.11%) WAN
3 56 (67.47%) DNS
4 55 (66.27%) DHCP
5 51 (61.45%) VLAN
6 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
6 45 (54.22%) Service Management
7 41 (49.40%) Network Security
7 41 (49.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (48.19%) Cisco
9 37 (44.58%) ITIL
10 35 (42.17%) NHS
11 28 (33.73%) VPN
12 27 (32.53%) Internet
13 26 (31.33%) Security Management
14 25 (30.12%) Wireless
14 25 (30.12%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (28.92%) Identity Access Management
16 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
18 20 (24.10%) VMware
19 18 (21.69%) Programme Management
19 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (21.69%) Data Protection
19 18 (21.69%) ITSM
19 18 (21.69%) Service Design
19 18 (21.69%) Network Management
19 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (19.28%) Data Centre

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 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (81.93%) Firewall
2 64 (77.11%) LAN
2 64 (77.11%) WAN
3 56 (67.47%) DNS
4 55 (66.27%) DHCP
5 51 (61.45%) VLAN
6 41 (49.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 41 (49.40%) Network Security
7 28 (33.73%) VPN
8 27 (32.53%) Internet
9 25 (30.12%) Wireless
10 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (16.87%) Cisco Wireless
13 12 (14.46%) IPsec
14 11 (13.25%) SSL
15 10 (12.05%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (10.84%) VoIP
17 8 (9.64%) BGP
17 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Network Security Manager
2 16 (19.28%) Security Manager
3 10 (12.05%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) IT Support
3 10 (12.05%) Security Specialist
4 9 (10.84%) Technology Manager
5 8 (9.64%) Identity Management Specialist
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) IT Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) IT Security Specialist
5 8 (9.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) WLAN Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.43%) Network Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.17%) NHS
2 25 (30.12%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Service Management
2 37 (44.58%) ITIL
3 26 (31.33%) Security Management
4 24 (28.92%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
6 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Data Protection
6 18 (21.69%) ITSM
6 18 (21.69%) Network Management
6 18 (21.69%) Programme Management
6 18 (21.69%) Service Design
7 11 (13.25%) Network Design
8 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.02%) Coaching
10 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.41%) Information Security
11 2 (2.41%) Migration
11 2 (2.41%) Presales
12 1 (1.20%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.46%) CCNP
3 10 (12.05%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) CCIE
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.20%) CCDP
6 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.20%) HP MASE
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Cacti
2 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Simpana
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Cisco
2 20 (24.10%) VMware
3 14 (16.87%) Meraki
4 12 (14.46%) HP
5 10 (12.05%) Aruba
6 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
7 8 (9.64%) WatchGuard
8 7 (8.43%) IronPort
8 7 (8.43%) Polycom
8 7 (8.43%) Siemens
9 6 (7.23%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.23%) Veeam
10 2 (2.41%) Avaya
10 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.20%) Brocade
11 1 (1.20%) CommVault
11 1 (1.20%) Mitel
11 1 (1.20%) NEC
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