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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 164 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 26 43 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 1.17% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 8.57% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 25
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
530 502 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.00% 13.70% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 449 422 430
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Stockport -9 5 £33,500 +19.64% 2
Wigan - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 13 (32.50%) ITIL
3 13 (32.50%) Juniper
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) WAN
6 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 10 (25.00%) VLAN
6 10 (25.00%) F5
7 9 (22.50%) Network Design
7 9 (22.50%) Network Security
7 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) CCNP
7 9 (22.50%) HP
7 9 (22.50%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) CCNA
8 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) DNS
9 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 7 (17.50%) ProCurve
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 5 (12.50%) Project Planning

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
2 12 (30.00%) VPN
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
4 10 (25.00%) VLAN
5 9 (22.50%) Network Security
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 4 (10.00%) Internet
7 4 (10.00%) OSPF
8 3 (7.50%) MPLS
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.00%) 3G
9 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.00%) VPLS
9 2 (5.00%) 4G
10 1 (2.50%) Multicast
10 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
1 9 (22.50%) Network Architect
1 9 (22.50%) Senior Network Architect
1 9 (22.50%) Senior Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Advisor
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) DTV
2 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) IPTV
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) APMP
6 2 (5.00%) CCSE
6 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
1 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) Juniper
3 10 (25.00%) F5
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) ProCurve
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Draytek
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Wyse
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago