The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 155 165 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.77% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 4.81% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 15
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +6.52%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -
Wi-Fi
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
481 645 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.80% 16.05% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 420 532 438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 24 (80.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) ITIL
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (56.67%) Dell
6 15 (50.00%) MCP
7 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco
7 12 (40.00%) SCCM
8 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 10 (33.33%) Finance
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
10 9 (30.00%) MS Office
10 9 (30.00%) MCTS
11 8 (26.67%) SLA
12 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
13 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (20.00%) SCOM
13 6 (20.00%) NetApp
13 6 (20.00%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 4 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) DNS
8 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.33%) IPsec
8 1 (3.33%) IPv4
8 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (40.00%) IT Support
3 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 7 (23.33%) Support Technician
5 6 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (20.00%) IT Technician
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCP
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) NCDA
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) NDS
5 1 (3.33%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (3.33%) pfSense
5 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
5 1 (3.33%) UAG
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SnapMirror
3 2 (6.67%) SnapVault
4 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Dell
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
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