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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 217 232 228
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 18 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.01% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 15
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -43.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,375 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -8.82%
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
1110 1086 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.35% 15.49% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 836 832 1027
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(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 +23 16 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (60.00%) VPN
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco
7 16 (53.33%) DNS
8 15 (50.00%) DHCP
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
10 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (36.67%) MPLS
11 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
11 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (36.67%) Wireless
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
12 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (33.33%) CCNA
12 10 (33.33%) ERP
12 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (26.67%) VMware
13 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (26.67%) BGP
13 8 (26.67%) Firewall
13 8 (26.67%) CCNP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (60.00%) VPN
4 16 (53.33%) DNS
5 15 (50.00%) DHCP
6 11 (36.67%) MPLS
6 11 (36.67%) Wireless
7 8 (26.67%) BGP
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) ISDN
9 5 (16.67%) PSTN
9 5 (16.67%) VPLS
10 4 (13.33%) VLAN
11 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (3.33%) FTP
12 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) IT Support
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) SCADA
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) RMADS
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Celerra
2 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) VB
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CISSP
5 3 (10.00%) CCSP
5 3 (10.00%) CCDA
5 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (10.00%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) CommVault
6 3 (10.00%) Siemens
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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