The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 27 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.58% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 7.14% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Wireless
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 14 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.37% 6.64% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 31
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Wireless
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Chester region.

Wireless Salary Trend in Chester

Wireless
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco