Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 239 244
Rank change year-on-year -42 +5 +40
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 20 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 3.65% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 24
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £33,425
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +31.64% +24.95%
10th Percentile £28,200 £34,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £54,730 £53,750
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 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 1142 1152 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.28% 15.42% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1010 828
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,925 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for WLAN in Manchester

WLAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Manchester 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
Salford - 2 £25,000 -
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 Manchester region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) SSL
4 12 (60.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) IPsec
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 10 (50.00%) Polycom
5 10 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (50.00%) IronPort
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (50.00%) Siemens
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (50.00%) F5
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (50.00%) OpenScape
5 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (30.00%) Cacti
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) IPsec
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
4 12 (60.00%) SSL
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (50.00%) OpenScape
5 10 (50.00%) Wireless
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lync Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Cacti
2 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) F5
2 10 (50.00%) IronPort
2 10 (50.00%) Polycom
2 10 (50.00%) Siemens
3 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) SOTI
7 2 (10.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) Capita