The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 194 197 184
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.100% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.60% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
England

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 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
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Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £41,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) CCSP
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) CCVP
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (33.33%) Broadband
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (22.22%) xDSL
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Broadband
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (22.22%) xDSL
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) IPsec
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) DMZ
7 1 (11.11%) MPLS
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) CCSP
4 3 (33.33%) CCVP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCIP
6 1 (11.11%) CEH
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) HP