Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 218 273
Rank change year-on-year +39 +55 -8
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 10 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.19% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.45% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Median annual salary £35,000 £45,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -1.62% -2.63%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,500 £33,875
90th Percentile £36,250 £49,500 £59,625
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.09% -29.05% +16.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 401 692 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.45% 13.05% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 336 567 1,064
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,275
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WLAN in Manchester.

Salary trend for WLAN in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Server Virtualisation
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) WSUS
2 8 (88.89%) Sophos
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) SSL
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) SSL
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Thinking
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
1 8 (88.89%) CRM
1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) Server Virtualisation
1 8 (88.89%) Storage Management
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (11.11%) Employee Productivity
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Operational Stability
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCITP
1 8 (88.89%) MCSA
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Sophos
2 8 (88.89%) ZyXEL