The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 208 205 254
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +49
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 41 47 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 4.29% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 9
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £32,800 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Wi-Fi
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1154 1095 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 15.33% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 867 843 1083
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in the North West

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in the North West

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Manchester -7 24 £24,500 +6.52% 3
Lancashire +10 9 £19,000 -12.64%
Cheshire +5 8 £34,500 +15.00% 1
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 50 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (57.69%) LAN
3 39 (50.00%) WAN
4 28 (35.90%) Windows
5 26 (33.33%) Finance
6 25 (32.05%) ITIL
7 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 23 (29.49%) Cisco
8 23 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (29.49%) Windows 7
9 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (25.64%) CCNA
10 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
10 20 (25.64%) Firewall
11 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (23.08%) VMware
12 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 17 (21.79%) Windows XP
13 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (21.79%) Windows 8
14 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.95%) SLA
16 13 (16.67%) MCP
16 13 (16.67%) SCCM
16 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.38%) VPN
18 11 (14.10%) Back Office
18 11 (14.10%) DNS
18 11 (14.10%) UNIX

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (57.69%) LAN
2 39 (50.00%) WAN
3 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 20 (25.64%) Firewall
4 12 (15.38%) VPN
5 11 (14.10%) DNS
6 9 (11.54%) Network Security
6 9 (11.54%) DHCP
7 8 (10.26%) VoIP
8 7 (8.97%) SSL
8 7 (8.97%) SAN
9 6 (7.69%) Wireless
10 5 (6.41%) Internet
11 4 (5.13%) MPLS
12 3 (3.85%) OSPF
12 3 (3.85%) BGP
12 3 (3.85%) ADSL
12 3 (3.85%) Broadband
12 3 (3.85%) GPRS
12 3 (3.85%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Back Office
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (15.38%) Administrator
3 12 (15.38%) IT Support
4 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
1 2 (2.56%) XML
1 2 (2.56%) SAML
1 2 (2.56%) JSON
1 2 (2.56%) OAuth
1 2 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Telematics
3 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) BYOD
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) CCTV
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 23 (29.49%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (21.79%) Windows 8
5 17 (21.79%) Windows XP
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.10%) UNIX
7 9 (11.54%) Android
8 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Debian
10 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) Resource Management
3 9 (11.54%) Android Development
3 9 (11.54%) Mobile Development
4 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
5 6 (7.69%) Network Management
6 4 (5.13%) Change Control
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.85%) Time Management
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.85%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (3.85%) Information Security
7 3 (3.85%) Network Design
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.64%) CCNA
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.67%) MCP
5 11 (14.10%) MCTS
6 10 (12.82%) CCNP
7 7 (8.97%) Degree
8 6 (7.69%) CCDP
8 6 (7.69%) CCA
8 6 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (7.69%) NCDA
9 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.85%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.85%) CCIE
10 3 (3.85%) MCSE
11 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
3 5 (6.41%) XenServer
3 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) Cisco
3 18 (23.08%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) Dell
5 8 (10.26%) Citrix
6 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.41%) McAfee
7 5 (6.41%) Juniper
7 5 (6.41%) HP
7 5 (6.41%) NetApp
8 3 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.85%) F5
9 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.28%) Huawei
10 1 (1.28%) Mitel
10 1 (1.28%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.28%) Avaya
10 1 (1.28%) Nortel
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum + gain experience working with VoLTE
Posted: 17 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago