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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 201 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 26 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.019% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 0.12% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 7
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +79.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £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
1026 853 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.48% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 880 694 952
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 21 £35,000 -
Dorset - 5 - -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 28 (90.32%) WAN
4 23 (74.19%) Windows
4 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
5 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
6 21 (67.74%) MCITP
6 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (67.74%) Avaya
6 21 (67.74%) MS Exchange
6 21 (67.74%) Lync
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) HP
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) Dell
9 6 (19.35%) IBM
9 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (19.35%) IIS
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (19.35%) Network Design
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (19.35%) vSphere
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (16.13%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) Migration
12 3 (9.68%) Linux

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (67.74%) MS Exchange
1 21 (67.74%) Lync
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 28 (90.32%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) SSL
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) Wireless
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) LTE
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) 3G
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) Telnet
7 1 (3.23%) X.509
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Project Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) MCITP
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) Avaya
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Opsware