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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 176 179
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.81% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Median salary £42,125 £46,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.91% +42.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £26,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,775 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.53% -2.55%  

WLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 580 493 620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.88% 14.62% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 455 421 482
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing WLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -6 2 £44,625 +19.00%
Wigan - 2 £38,750 -
WLAN
North West

WLAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
3 19 (67.86%) VLAN
4 18 (64.29%) Firewall
5 17 (60.71%) DHCP
5 17 (60.71%) DNS
6 16 (57.14%) ITIL
7 15 (53.57%) Cisco
7 15 (53.57%) VPN
7 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
8 13 (46.43%) VMware
9 11 (39.29%) Service Management
9 11 (39.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (39.29%) Network Security
9 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (32.14%) Windows
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
12 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
12 8 (28.57%) NHS
12 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
13 7 (25.00%) CCNP
13 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 7 (25.00%) Wireless
14 6 (21.43%) ITSM
14 6 (21.43%) Security Management

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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
3 19 (67.86%) VLAN
4 18 (64.29%) Firewall
5 17 (60.71%) DHCP
5 17 (60.71%) DNS
6 15 (53.57%) VPN
7 11 (39.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (39.29%) Network Security
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (25.00%) Wireless
11 6 (21.43%) Internet
12 5 (17.86%) BGP
13 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (14.29%) NX-OS
13 4 (14.29%) OSPF
14 3 (10.71%) IPsec
14 3 (10.71%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) IT Support
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (28.57%) NHS
3 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
1 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Service Management
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Coaching
4 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 6 (21.43%) ITSM
4 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 6 (21.43%) Security Management
4 6 (21.43%) Service Design
5 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (10.71%) Presales
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Network Management
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) HP ASE
5 2 (7.14%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) WatchGuard
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Veeam
6 3 (10.71%) IronPort
6 3 (10.71%) Polycom
6 3 (10.71%) Siemens
7 2 (7.14%) AirMagnet
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.14%) BroadSoft
7 2 (7.14%) MikroTik
7 2 (7.14%) Mitel
7 2 (7.14%) NEC
7 2 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
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