Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 145 189
Rank change year-on-year -18 +44 +6
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 0.82% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Cheshire median annual salary £28,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% - -
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year -9.09% +26.62% -22.78%

WLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 523 367 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.99% 16.31% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 382 283 424
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,044 £69,625
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Cheshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in Cheshire.

Salary trend for WLAN in Cheshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Cheshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 £27,500 -
Chester - 4 £38,750 -
Northwich - 2 £36,000 -
Sandbach - 2 £28,750 -
WLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Google
4 8 (53.33%) DBS Check
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) MCP
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL V2
6 6 (40.00%) Time Management
6 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) G Suite
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) G Suite
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) HSRP
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL V2
1 6 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) R
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 8 (53.33%) DBS Check
3 6 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Google
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SaltStack