The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 57 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.60% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
WLAN
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 125 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.52% 23.23% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 103
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WLAN
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Watford region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Watford

WLAN
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) Product Management
1 11 (100.00%) xDSL
1 11 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (90.91%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) xDSL
2 10 (90.91%) PBX
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Field Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) GSM Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) PBX Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Client Services Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Product Management