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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 220 214 235
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 13 42 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 3.38% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 3
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,549 £20,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £44,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1040 1243 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 20.56% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1042 819
Median salary £35,000 £37,150 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 5 £24,000 +14.28%
Bristol +24 4 £23,622 -5.51%
Dorset +12 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) CCNP
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) 3G
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) ADSL
8 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) VMware

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) 3G
6 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) ADSL
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) IPsec
9 3 (15.79%) ISDN
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 3 (15.79%) SSH
9 3 (15.79%) SSL
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) EPoS
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNA
3 7 (36.84%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) TrustSec
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) cPanel
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Brocade
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) Draytek
7 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Siemens
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard