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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 197 230 205
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 39 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.066% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 0.38% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 13
Average salary £37,500 £24,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.06% -48.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £23,700 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £25,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
1105 1050 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.93% 17.24% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 931 817 790
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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
Wiltshire - 21 £20,500 -
Somerset - 16 £42,500 - 2
Devon +3 10 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £40,000 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (96.88%) LAN
2 56 (87.50%) Windows
3 54 (84.38%) WAN
4 49 (76.56%) Cisco
5 48 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
7 39 (60.94%) MS Exchange
8 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
9 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
10 30 (46.88%) Avaya
11 28 (43.75%) VMware
12 27 (42.19%) MCITP
12 27 (42.19%) SCCM
12 27 (42.19%) Lync
13 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (40.63%) vSphere
14 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (32.81%) Wireless
16 21 (32.81%) Migration
16 21 (32.81%) HP
16 21 (32.81%) SSL
17 20 (31.25%) VPN
17 20 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (28.13%) CCNA
18 18 (28.13%) IBM
18 18 (28.13%) Dell
18 18 (28.13%) MCSE
18 18 (28.13%) IIS
18 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (60.94%) MS Exchange
2 27 (42.19%) Lync
3 18 (28.13%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 62 (96.88%) LAN
2 54 (84.38%) WAN
3 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
4 21 (32.81%) Wireless
4 21 (32.81%) SSL
5 20 (31.25%) VPN
6 18 (28.13%) Firewall
7 17 (26.56%) MPLS
8 15 (23.44%) DNS
8 15 (23.44%) DHCP
9 7 (10.94%) VoIP
10 6 (9.38%) SAN
11 4 (6.25%) Internet
12 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
12 3 (4.69%) IP Telephony
12 3 (4.69%) VLAN
12 3 (4.69%) ADSL
12 3 (4.69%) FTP
12 3 (4.69%) SMTP
13 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Team Leader
2 15 (23.44%) Network Team Leader
3 8 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.94%) Project Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Support
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) IT Support
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.13%) Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Migration
2 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.13%) Time Management
4 2 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (42.19%) MCITP
3 20 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (28.13%) CCNA
4 18 (28.13%) MCSE
4 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) vSphere
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Cisco
2 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.88%) Avaya
4 28 (43.75%) VMware
5 21 (32.81%) HP
6 18 (28.13%) IBM
6 18 (28.13%) Dell
7 17 (26.56%) Juniper
8 10 (15.63%) SonicWALL
9 7 (10.94%) McAfee
9 7 (10.94%) Citrix
10 4 (6.25%) Veeam
10 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.69%) Polycom
12 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
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