The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 55 62
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.18% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.97% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £52,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +128.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
WLAN
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.65% 19.04% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 111 89 95
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WLAN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Sheffield region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Sheffield

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) 802.11
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) BGP-4

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) BGP-4
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) 802.11
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) AirMagnet