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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 55 58
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.18% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.94% 5.31%
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 £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
130 106 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.62% 18.86% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 112 91 88
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 22 August 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) RIP
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Design
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) 802.11
6 1 (16.67%) BGP-4
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) SNMP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) RIP
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) 802.11
6 1 (16.67%) BGP-4
6 1 (16.67%) SNMP
6 1 (16.67%) Broadband
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet