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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 205 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.95% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 12
Average salary £35,000 £31,125 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% -21.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £31,975
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
939 838 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.64% 16.20% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 809 678 721
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram 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 27 November 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
(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
Birmingham - 6 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £18,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) Wireless
4 18 (60.00%) Firewall
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
6 13 (43.33%) Windows
7 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (36.67%) CCNA
8 11 (36.67%) VMware
9 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 9 (30.00%) VPN
10 9 (30.00%) VoIP
10 9 (30.00%) Network Security
11 8 (26.67%) Network Design
11 8 (26.67%) VLAN
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) CCNP
12 6 (20.00%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) Time Management
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.00%) vSphere
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (16.67%) R
13 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) Citrix

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 19 (63.33%) Wireless
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) WAN
5 9 (30.00%) VoIP
5 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 8 (26.67%) VLAN
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (13.33%) VRRP
8 4 (13.33%) HSRP
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.67%) DMZ
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) SMTP
9 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) IT Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) B2B
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) R
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
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