The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nokia products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nokia over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Nokia Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nokia
Rank 183 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Nokia 9 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.25% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.56% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +20.51%
Nokia
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1798 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.67% 44.59% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1461 1603
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Nokia
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nokia across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Nokia Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Nokia
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Nokia Salary Trend in Manchester

Nokia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Nokia 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 Nokia.

1 9 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) Ericsson
2 7 (77.78%) WiMAX
2 7 (77.78%) RNC
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) GSM
2 7 (77.78%) UMTS
2 7 (77.78%) Nortel
2 7 (77.78%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (66.67%) 4G
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) OpenView
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks

Nokia
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Nokia 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 Nokia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) WiMAX
2 7 (77.78%) RNC
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) UMTS
2 7 (77.78%) GSM
2 7 (77.78%) 3G
3 6 (66.67%) 4G
3 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) DSL
4 2 (22.22%) SDH
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCSA
2 2 (22.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Nortel
1 7 (77.78%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP