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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 200 196 182
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 8 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.52% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £58,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
878 922 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.52% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 725 776 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £57,500
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
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 4 £51,250 -4.65% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Network Design
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) CCIE
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (18.18%) CCIP
8 2 (18.18%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) SMTP
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) Apache

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) SMTP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCIP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Postfix
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) HP
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