The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 207 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.039% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.25% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £36,097 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.41% +8.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
742 791 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.07% 15.41% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 636 690 738
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WLAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WLAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £36,097 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Wireless
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) PBX
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
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