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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 217 210 263
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +53
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 3.66% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 12
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £21,775
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
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
1197 929 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.25% 13.68% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 789 993
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Manchester -18 16 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Cheshire +1 13 £34,500 +1.47% 4
Merseyside +7 1 £33,333 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (62.50%) LAN
3 38 (59.38%) WAN
4 32 (50.00%) Finance
5 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (39.06%) VMware
6 21 (32.81%) SLA
7 20 (31.25%) Windows
7 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 19 (29.69%) Back Office
8 19 (29.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (28.13%) UNIX
10 17 (26.56%) ITIL
11 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
12 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
13 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 12 (18.75%) VPN
14 11 (17.19%) Firewall
14 11 (17.19%) MCP
14 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
15 10 (15.63%) CCNA
15 10 (15.63%) Internet
16 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
17 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
17 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (12.50%) MS Office
18 7 (10.94%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) PaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (62.50%) LAN
2 38 (59.38%) WAN
3 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.75%) VPN
4 11 (17.19%) Firewall
5 10 (15.63%) Internet
6 7 (10.94%) SSL
7 5 (7.81%) DNS
7 5 (7.81%) DHCP
7 5 (7.81%) Network Security
8 3 (4.69%) VLAN
8 3 (4.69%) VoIP
8 3 (4.69%) LDAP
8 3 (4.69%) SAN
8 3 (4.69%) Intranet
9 2 (3.13%) 3G
9 2 (3.13%) IPv6
9 2 (3.13%) GPRS
9 2 (3.13%) GSM
9 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
General
1 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (26.56%) Administrator
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support
7 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) ICT Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Technician
9 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) JSON
2 6 (9.38%) OAuth
2 6 (9.38%) REST
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
2 6 (9.38%) XML
2 6 (9.38%) SAML
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Telematics
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) VLE
4 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.56%) CCTV
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) UNIX
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.81%) Android
9 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (26.56%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Resource Management
4 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (9.38%) Information Security
4 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
4 6 (9.38%) SABSA
4 6 (9.38%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.81%) Android Development
5 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Change Control
7 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.13%) Network Management
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PHP
1 3 (4.69%) VB
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) MCP
1 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.63%) CCNA
3 6 (9.38%) CCNP
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) CCA
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CISSP
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) NCDA
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) XenServer
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.06%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) McAfee
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) Dell
4 3 (4.69%) Juniper
4 3 (4.69%) NetApp
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.56%) F5
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