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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 181 169 173
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.78% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Average salary £20,500 £32,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.93% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £80,000 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
574 562 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.57% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 495 432
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) LAN
3 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (62.50%) WAN
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
5 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (46.88%) vSphere
8 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
8 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (46.88%) ITIL
8 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
8 15 (46.88%) SAN
8 15 (46.88%) NetApp
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (34.38%) CCNA
9 11 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 20 (62.50%) WAN
3 15 (46.88%) SAN
4 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) Internet
8 5 (15.63%) NGN
8 5 (15.63%) MPLS
9 4 (12.50%) VLAN
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (9.38%) DNS
11 2 (6.25%) VPN
12 1 (3.13%) RIP
12 1 (3.13%) SNMP
12 1 (3.13%) DHCP
12 1 (3.13%) SDH
12 1 (3.13%) WLAN
12 1 (3.13%) ATM
12 1 (3.13%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) SAML
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) SCADA
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.13%) SABSA
4 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNA
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) NCDA
2 10 (31.25%) MCTS
3 5 (15.63%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
3 15 (46.88%) vSphere
3 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) NetApp
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) McAfee
6 3 (9.38%) WatchGuard
6 3 (9.38%) HP
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