The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 207 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 27 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 1.33% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 7
Average salary £35,750 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.55% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1001 827 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.89% 15.68% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 856 645 985
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WLAN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WLAN Salary Trend in the South West

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in the South West

WLAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Devon 0 25 £36,500 -18.88%
Wiltshire - 2 £32,500 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 37 (97.37%) WAN
3 36 (94.74%) Cisco
4 32 (84.21%) Windows
4 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
5 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
5 31 (81.58%) Lync
6 30 (78.95%) MCITP
6 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (78.95%) Avaya
6 30 (78.95%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.79%) VMware
7 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (15.79%) SCCM
7 6 (15.79%) vSphere
7 6 (15.79%) Wireless
7 6 (15.79%) IBM
7 6 (15.79%) HP
7 6 (15.79%) Dell
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.79%) SSL
7 6 (15.79%) IIS
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Firewall
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Network Design
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.53%) Migration

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 31 (81.58%) Lync
2 30 (78.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 37 (97.37%) WAN
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 6 (15.79%) Wireless
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Project Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Network Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (2.63%) Support Consultant
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Consultant
4 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Project Management
1 5 (13.16%) Network Design
1 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (2.63%) Content Management
3 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (78.95%) MCITP
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (78.95%) Avaya
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Dell
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Apple