The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 213 238
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 18 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.67% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 15
Median salary £41,250 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,325 £41,450 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - -3.03%  

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1065 898 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.95% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 761 773
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

WLAN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WLAN in the North West

WLAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in the North West

WLAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester -26 11 £44,000 +12.82% 1
Cheshire -27 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Merseyside -5 1 £45,000 +36.36%
WLAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 27 (77.14%) LAN
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 22 (62.86%) VoIP
3 22 (62.86%) VPN
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 19 (54.29%) WAN
5 15 (42.86%) Office 365
6 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco
7 10 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (28.57%) CCNP
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.14%) C
11 6 (17.14%) C++
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) MPEG
11 6 (17.14%) Symbian
11 6 (17.14%) UMTS
11 6 (17.14%) Flash
11 6 (17.14%) J2ME
11 6 (17.14%) SVG

WLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) IaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) LAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) VoIP
2 22 (62.86%) VPN
3 19 (54.29%) WAN
4 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.14%) Bluetooth
7 6 (17.14%) DVB
7 6 (17.14%) GPRS
7 6 (17.14%) GSM
7 6 (17.14%) NFC
7 6 (17.14%) UMTS
8 5 (14.29%) Skype
9 4 (11.43%) 802.11
9 4 (11.43%) IPsec
9 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 4 (11.43%) SSL
10 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Automotive
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Network Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Lync Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Technician
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SAN Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) BREW
1 6 (17.14%) Flash
1 6 (17.14%) J2ME
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
1 6 (17.14%) OpenAL
1 6 (17.14%) OpenCL
1 6 (17.14%) OpenGL
1 6 (17.14%) Qt
1 6 (17.14%) Series 60
1 6 (17.14%) SVG
1 6 (17.14%) UIQ
2 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
1 6 (17.14%) iPhone
1 6 (17.14%) MPEG
1 6 (17.14%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (17.14%) DRM
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Speech Recognition
3 5 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
1 6 (17.14%) C++
1 6 (17.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CCNP
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CCDP
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) HP ASE
3 4 (11.43%) HP MASE
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Intel
4 6 (17.14%) Symbian
5 5 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) AirMagnet
6 4 (11.43%) Aruba
6 4 (11.43%) BroadSoft
6 4 (11.43%) MikroTik
6 4 (11.43%) Mitel
6 4 (11.43%) NEC
6 4 (11.43%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya
7 3 (8.57%) F5
7 3 (8.57%) IronPort
7 3 (8.57%) Polycom
7 3 (8.57%) Siemens
8 2 (5.71%) Google
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