The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 137 156 175
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 39 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.09% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 6.91% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,240 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +3.65%
Wireless
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
489 622 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.94% 15.77% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 427 510 422
Average salary £38,511 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.03% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Manchester

Wireless
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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 +7 1 £41,500 -
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (67.12%) LAN
1 49 (67.12%) Cisco
2 36 (49.32%) WAN
3 31 (42.47%) Firewall
4 29 (39.73%) TCP/IP
5 26 (35.62%) Windows
6 22 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (30.14%) Network Design
7 21 (28.77%) VPN
8 20 (27.40%) ITIL
9 19 (26.03%) MPLS
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.66%) Management Information System
11 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
12 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
12 15 (20.55%) Network Security
12 15 (20.55%) F5
13 14 (19.18%) Network Management
13 14 (19.18%) SolarWinds
13 14 (19.18%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (17.81%) Android
14 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (17.81%) Apple iOS
14 13 (17.81%) Information Security
15 12 (16.44%) Migration
15 12 (16.44%) Unix
15 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (15.07%) Reverse Engineering
16 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
16 11 (15.07%) Social Engineering

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Line 500
1 2 (2.74%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) Google Apps
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (67.12%) LAN
2 36 (49.32%) WAN
3 31 (42.47%) Firewall
4 29 (39.73%) TCP/IP
5 21 (28.77%) VPN
6 19 (26.03%) MPLS
7 15 (20.55%) Network Security
8 11 (15.07%) WLAN
9 10 (13.70%) VoIP
10 8 (10.96%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (10.96%) DNS
10 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (9.59%) BGP
11 7 (9.59%) OSPF
11 7 (9.59%) Wireless Security
12 6 (8.22%) DHCP
12 6 (8.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (8.22%) IPsec
12 6 (8.22%) SSL
12 6 (8.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
4 6 (8.22%) Legal
5 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Network Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Penetration Tester
4 11 (15.07%) Tester
5 10 (13.70%) Applications Tester
5 10 (13.70%) Mobile Tester
5 10 (13.70%) Security Penetration Tester
5 10 (13.70%) Security Tester
6 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Network Support
7 7 (9.59%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Cisco Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.07%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) CMDB
5 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.74%) Handset
7 1 (1.37%) CCTV
7 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Android
2 13 (17.81%) Apple iOS
3 12 (16.44%) Unix
4 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Network Design
2 20 (27.40%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Network Management
3 14 (19.18%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (17.81%) Information Security
5 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (16.44%) Migration
6 11 (15.07%) Compliance Audit
6 11 (15.07%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (15.07%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (15.07%) SDLC
6 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
6 11 (15.07%) Security Management
6 11 (15.07%) Security Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Server Hardening
6 11 (15.07%) Social Engineering
6 11 (15.07%) Software Audit
6 11 (15.07%) Time Management
7 10 (13.70%) High Availability
8 8 (10.96%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 10 (13.70%) CCNA
4 6 (8.22%) CCNP
5 5 (6.85%) CCSA
5 5 (6.85%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (6.85%) HND
5 5 (6.85%) HP ASE
5 5 (6.85%) HPE ATP
6 4 (5.48%) CCSP
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.11%) CCIE
8 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.74%) CEH
8 2 (2.74%) CHFI
8 2 (2.74%) CISM
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 2 (2.74%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.74%) OSCP
8 2 (2.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) ISA Server
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Cisco
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.55%) F5
4 14 (19.18%) SolarWinds
5 11 (15.07%) HP
6 5 (6.85%) Huawei
6 5 (6.85%) Symantec
6 5 (6.85%) VMware
7 4 (5.48%) Apple
7 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 4 (5.48%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.48%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) Avaya
8 2 (2.74%) Epicor
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Sage
8 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) Sophos
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