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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 230 242 227
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.01% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Average salary £32,500 £25,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.60% -35.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -11.17%
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
1137 995 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.16% 14.27% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 873 770 1044
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +11 13 £32,500 +30.00%
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) VPN
3 18 (60.00%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco
5 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) DNS
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
7 13 (43.33%) DHCP
8 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
9 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
9 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (30.00%) CCNP
10 9 (30.00%) CCNA
10 9 (30.00%) BGP
10 9 (30.00%) MPLS
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (26.67%) ERP
11 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
11 8 (26.67%) VMware
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
11 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (23.33%) HP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 18 (60.00%) WAN
2 18 (60.00%) VPN
3 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) DNS
4 14 (46.67%) Wireless
5 13 (43.33%) DHCP
6 9 (30.00%) MPLS
6 9 (30.00%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) VPLS
8 5 (16.67%) PSTN
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) ISDN
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IT Support
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Support
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) CESG
1 4 (13.33%) SCADA
2 2 (6.67%) Celerra
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) SecurID
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ERP
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Security Management
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
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 9 (30.00%) CCNP
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) CCDA
3 3 (10.00%) CISSP
3 3 (10.00%) CCSE
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (10.00%) CCSP
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) UAG
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) CommVault
6 3 (10.00%) Siemens
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) Polycom
8 1 (3.33%) Tandberg
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 6 days ago