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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 159 183 169
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 1.22% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 10
Average salary £27,500 £20,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -35.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £48,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
558 573 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 450 494 496
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £20,500 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 17 (42.50%) VoIP
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 15 (37.50%) Firewall
6 14 (35.00%) LAN
7 13 (32.50%) ITIL
8 12 (30.00%) WAN
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) VPN
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) vSphere
10 10 (25.00%) Android
10 10 (25.00%) Linux
10 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (22.50%) UMTS
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco
11 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
11 9 (22.50%) C
11 9 (22.50%) Bluetooth
11 9 (22.50%) GPRS
11 9 (22.50%) GSM
11 9 (22.50%) Wireless
11 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
12 8 (20.00%) iPhone
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (20.00%) NFC

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) VoIP
2 15 (37.50%) Firewall
3 14 (35.00%) LAN
4 12 (30.00%) WAN
4 12 (30.00%) DNS
5 11 (27.50%) DHCP
5 11 (27.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) Wireless
6 9 (22.50%) UMTS
6 9 (22.50%) Bluetooth
6 9 (22.50%) GPRS
6 9 (22.50%) GSM
7 8 (20.00%) WLAN
7 8 (20.00%) DVB
7 8 (20.00%) NFC
8 7 (17.50%) SAN
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (10.00%) SSL
11 4 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Automotive
2 8 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Graduate
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) SVG
1 8 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (20.00%) Middleware
1 8 (20.00%) UIQ
1 8 (20.00%) Series 60
1 8 (20.00%) BREW
1 8 (20.00%) Qt
1 8 (20.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 8 (20.00%) Flash
1 8 (20.00%) J2ME
2 1 (2.50%) RSS
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) MPEG
1 8 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (20.00%) iPhone
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Telematics
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Android
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) CentOS
9 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 8 (20.00%) DRM
2 8 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
2 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) CAD
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
2 8 (20.00%) C++
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CCNA
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCTS
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) NCDA
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.50%) CCA
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (2.50%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) vSphere
2 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenServer
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SnapMirror
2 1 (2.50%) SnapVault
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) Symbian
3 8 (20.00%) NetApp
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam
6 1 (2.50%) Facebook
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
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