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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 226 201 186
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.05% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £30,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.82% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
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
838 765 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 15.39% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 702 679 587
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Dudley - 4 £25,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £41,000 -
WLAN
England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 18 (72.00%) ITIL
4 15 (60.00%) Service Management
4 15 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (56.00%) SAN
6 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
7 12 (48.00%) WAN
7 12 (48.00%) Cisco
8 11 (44.00%) Middleware
8 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (44.00%) ITSM
8 11 (44.00%) SLA
8 11 (44.00%) SOA
8 11 (44.00%) Private Cloud
9 10 (40.00%) Linux
9 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (40.00%) Wireless
10 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
10 9 (36.00%) MVS
10 9 (36.00%) Unix
10 9 (36.00%) Marketing
11 8 (32.00%) VPN
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (32.00%) CCNP
12 7 (28.00%) A+ Certification
12 7 (28.00%) MCP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (56.00%) SAN
5 12 (48.00%) WAN
6 10 (40.00%) Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.00%) ADSL
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (12.00%) DWDM
12 3 (12.00%) NX-OS
12 3 (12.00%) VLAN
12 3 (12.00%) VoIP
12 3 (12.00%) VPLS
13 2 (8.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Major Incident Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (28.00%) Economics
3 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (12.00%) SecurID
6 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (36.00%) MVS
3 9 (36.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (60.00%) Service Management
3 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (44.00%) ITSM
4 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (44.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Coaching
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) A+ Certification
3 7 (28.00%) MCP
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) CCSA
7 3 (12.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Imperva
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
5 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
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