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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 241 216 237
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 2.56% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 4
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £29,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £41,000 £28,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1138 1092 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.31% 17.97% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 976 914 779
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +13 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Wiltshire -11 2 £24,000 +17.07% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Somerset -10 1 £26,000 -
Bristol - 1 £23,500 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) 3G
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) TrustSec
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) ADSL
8 3 (21.43%) ISDN
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) Nortel

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 5 (35.71%) 3G
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) ADSL
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) ISDN
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Junos
7 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Technical Services
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) TrustSec
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (7.14%) cPanel
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Nortel
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) Acronis
6 1 (7.14%) Draytek
6 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.14%) IronPort
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.14%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) Siemens
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Trustwave
6 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 2 days ago
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