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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 212 225 200
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 28 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 0.81% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 17
Average salary £35,000 £27,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% -41.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
1084 993 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 17.24% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 903 769 875
Average salary £36,500 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.92% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +9 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Wiltshire - 13 £20,500 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 51 (98.08%) LAN
2 49 (94.23%) WAN
3 47 (90.38%) Cisco
3 47 (90.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (86.54%) Windows
5 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 38 (73.08%) MS Exchange
7 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
8 34 (65.38%) Avaya
9 33 (63.46%) TCP/IP
10 31 (59.62%) MCITP
10 31 (59.62%) Lync
11 23 (44.23%) VMware
12 22 (42.31%) SCCM
12 22 (42.31%) Migration
12 22 (42.31%) SSL
13 21 (40.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (40.38%) vSphere
14 19 (36.54%) Project Management
14 19 (36.54%) IBM
14 19 (36.54%) HP
14 19 (36.54%) Dell
14 19 (36.54%) IIS
15 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (28.85%) VPN
16 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (25.00%) CCNA
18 13 (25.00%) MCSE
18 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 38 (73.08%) MS Exchange
2 31 (59.62%) Lync
3 19 (36.54%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (98.08%) LAN
2 49 (94.23%) WAN
3 33 (63.46%) TCP/IP
4 22 (42.31%) SSL
5 15 (28.85%) VPN
6 12 (23.08%) Firewall
6 12 (23.08%) MPLS
7 11 (21.15%) DNS
7 11 (21.15%) DHCP
8 10 (19.23%) Wireless
9 6 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.77%) VLAN
10 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.77%) FTP
10 3 (5.77%) SMTP
10 3 (5.77%) ADSL
11 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.92%) PABX
12 1 (1.92%) Internet
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Team Leader
2 10 (19.23%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (19.23%) Project Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 3 (5.77%) IT Support
4 3 (5.77%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (3.85%) IT Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (1.92%) Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Network Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Project Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Migration
2 19 (36.54%) Project Management
3 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (59.62%) MCITP
3 21 (40.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (25.00%) CCNA
4 13 (25.00%) MCSE
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (40.38%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (42.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (65.38%) Avaya
4 23 (44.23%) VMware
5 19 (36.54%) IBM
5 19 (36.54%) HP
5 19 (36.54%) Dell
6 12 (23.08%) Juniper
7 7 (13.46%) McAfee
8 6 (11.54%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) SonicWALL
10 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.77%) Polycom