The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 216 202 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.72% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 3
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 5 £23,500 - 5
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £32,853 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
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England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) UMTS
5 6 (35.29%) GPRS
5 6 (35.29%) GSM
5 6 (35.29%) SLA
5 6 (35.29%) LTE
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Broadband
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) SSL
7 4 (23.53%) 4G
7 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (17.65%) CCNA
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) SSH
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) UMTS
4 6 (35.29%) GPRS
4 6 (35.29%) GSM
4 6 (35.29%) LTE
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) Broadband
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) 4G
6 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
8 2 (11.76%) 3G
8 2 (11.76%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) TELNET
8 2 (11.76%) X.509
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.88%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) BT
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Opsware
5 2 (11.76%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Good
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to £44k + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago