The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - - 63
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 101 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.61% 17.91% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 89 79
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 £25,000 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
South Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) RIP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Design
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) RIP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) 802.11
5 1 (12.50%) BGP-4
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Technician
1 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) AirMagnet