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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 206 214 220
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 22 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 0.64% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,782 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
962 940 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.11% 16.98% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 831 712 1005
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 - 18 £36,000 -
Somerset +11 2 £29,250 -10.96%
Wiltshire 0 2 £35,000 -6.66%
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) LAN
2 46 (95.83%) WAN
2 46 (95.83%) Microsoft
3 45 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 45 (93.75%) Windows
4 44 (91.67%) MS Exchange
4 44 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (89.58%) Cisco
6 41 (85.42%) Avaya
7 40 (83.33%) Lync
8 39 (81.25%) MCITP
9 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (27.08%) SSL
10 13 (27.08%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (22.92%) SCCM
11 11 (22.92%) vSphere
12 10 (20.83%) Project Management
12 10 (20.83%) IBM
12 10 (20.83%) HP
12 10 (20.83%) Dell
12 10 (20.83%) IIS
13 9 (18.75%) Migration
14 6 (12.50%) DNS
14 6 (12.50%) DHCP
14 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (10.42%) VPN
15 5 (10.42%) Citrix
16 4 (8.33%) SLA
16 4 (8.33%) MS Office

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 44 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 40 (83.33%) Lync
3 10 (20.83%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) LAN
2 46 (95.83%) WAN
3 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.08%) SSL
5 6 (12.50%) DHCP
5 6 (12.50%) DNS
6 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 4 (8.33%) Firewall
7 4 (8.33%) Wireless
7 4 (8.33%) VoIP
8 3 (6.25%) SMTP
8 3 (6.25%) ADSL
8 3 (6.25%) FTP
8 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.17%) VLAN
9 2 (4.17%) MPLS
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Project Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 3 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (4.17%) Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.08%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.08%) Content Management
4 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (81.25%) MCITP
3 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 43 (89.58%) Cisco
3 41 (85.42%) Avaya
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
5 10 (20.83%) IBM
5 10 (20.83%) HP
5 10 (20.83%) Dell
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Polycom
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.08%) Apple