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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 226 247 253
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.23% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.59% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 3
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +40.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
914 946 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.49% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 755 764 880
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 30 July 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 -13 8 £43,250 +15.33% 1
Merseyside -5 4 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco
3 22 (66.67%) Wireless
4 21 (63.64%) Firewall
5 16 (48.48%) VPN
6 15 (45.45%) WAN
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (30.30%) CCNP
9 10 (30.30%) CCNA
9 10 (30.30%) Network Security
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (27.27%) Network Design
10 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (24.24%) Aruba
11 8 (24.24%) Meraki
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
12 7 (21.21%) Legal
13 6 (18.18%) IPsec
13 6 (18.18%) Siemens
13 6 (18.18%) BGP
13 6 (18.18%) DNS
13 6 (18.18%) SSL
13 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (18.18%) IronPort

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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Wireless
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 16 (48.48%) VPN
5 15 (45.45%) WAN
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) Network Security
6 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (18.18%) BGP
9 6 (18.18%) DHCP
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (18.18%) IP Telephony
9 6 (18.18%) IPsec
9 6 (18.18%) OpenScape
9 6 (18.18%) SSL
10 5 (15.15%) OSPF
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (27.27%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Development
6 1 (3.03%) Communications Security
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNA
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) CCSP
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Aruba
2 8 (24.24%) Meraki
3 6 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (18.18%) IronPort
3 6 (18.18%) Siemens
4 5 (15.15%) Polycom
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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