The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 64 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.89% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,853 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.14%
WLAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 95 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.74% 14.14% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 113
Average salary £35,000 £32,853 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.53% -17.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WLAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Somerset

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Team Leader
1 5 (71.43%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix