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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / North West
Rank 217 198 213
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 34 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.54% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 3.72% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 39
Median salary £40,000 £24,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -23.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £31,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%

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
851 806 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.46% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 642 669 888
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £56,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 20 £40,000 +72.04% 4
Cheshire +18 11 £37,500 +53.06% 2
Cumbria +5 1 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 60 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 52 (64.20%) LAN
3 46 (56.79%) Firewall
4 44 (54.32%) Windows
4 44 (54.32%) Cisco
5 38 (46.91%) WAN
6 36 (44.44%) DNS
7 33 (40.74%) CCNP
7 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
8 31 (38.27%) VMware
9 29 (35.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (34.57%) Juniper
11 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (30.86%) Ethernet
14 24 (29.63%) ITIL
15 23 (28.40%) Broadband
15 23 (28.40%) Internet
15 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
16 22 (27.16%) Network Management
16 22 (27.16%) PCI DSS
16 22 (27.16%) TACACS
17 21 (25.93%) VoIP
18 20 (24.69%) Nagios
18 20 (24.69%) Ericsson
18 20 (24.69%) OpenNMS
18 20 (24.69%) Huawei
19 18 (22.22%) Network Design
19 18 (22.22%) SCCM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Office 365
2 4 (4.94%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (64.20%) LAN
2 46 (56.79%) Firewall
3 38 (46.91%) WAN
4 36 (44.44%) DNS
5 25 (30.86%) Ethernet
6 23 (28.40%) Broadband
6 23 (28.40%) Internet
7 22 (27.16%) TACACS
8 21 (25.93%) VoIP
9 14 (17.28%) WLAN
10 12 (14.81%) Asterisk PBX
10 12 (14.81%) IPv6
10 12 (14.81%) MPLS
11 11 (13.58%) Wireless
12 10 (12.35%) BGP
13 8 (9.88%) MRTG
13 8 (9.88%) SNMP
13 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
13 8 (9.88%) VPN
14 6 (7.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Automotive
3 6 (7.41%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) Support Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) IT Support
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Designer
6 12 (14.81%) Network Designer
7 11 (13.58%) Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (9.88%) IT Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) IT Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (9.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) BREW
1 6 (7.41%) Flash
1 6 (7.41%) J2ME
1 6 (7.41%) Middleware
1 6 (7.41%) OpenAL
1 6 (7.41%) OpenCL
1 6 (7.41%) OpenGL
1 6 (7.41%) Qt
1 6 (7.41%) Series 60
1 6 (7.41%) SVG
1 6 (7.41%) UIQ
2 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 6 (7.41%) iPhone
3 6 (7.41%) MPEG
3 6 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) iPad
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.52%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.28%) Linux
5 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (8.64%) Android
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.64%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (7.41%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 22 (27.16%) Network Management
3 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 18 (22.22%) Network Design
4 12 (14.81%) Network Planning
5 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.88%) Change Management
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.41%) DRM
8 6 (7.41%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (7.41%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (6.17%) Coaching
9 5 (6.17%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.94%) Presales
11 3 (3.70%) Process Improvement
11 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.70%) Validation
12 2 (2.47%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) Perl
2 10 (12.35%) PHP
2 10 (12.35%) Python
3 6 (7.41%) C
3 6 (7.41%) C++
3 6 (7.41%) Java
3 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) CCNP
1 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.35%) JNCIP
2 10 (12.35%) MCSE
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.11%) NCIE
3 9 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.88%) CCNA
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 7 (8.64%) MCP
6 3 (3.70%) CCDP
6 3 (3.70%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.70%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.16%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.58%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) Nagios
1 20 (24.69%) OpenNMS
2 18 (22.22%) Puppet
2 18 (22.22%) RANCID
2 18 (22.22%) SCCM
3 8 (9.88%) Cacti
4 4 (4.94%) HockeyApp
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Cisco
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.27%) VMware
3 28 (34.57%) Juniper
4 20 (24.69%) Ericsson
4 20 (24.69%) Huawei
5 12 (14.81%) SonicWALL
6 11 (13.58%) HP
6 11 (13.58%) NetApp
7 10 (12.35%) Brocade
7 10 (12.35%) Foundry
7 10 (12.35%) ZyXEL
8 8 (9.88%) Aruba
9 6 (7.41%) Dell
9 6 (7.41%) Intel
9 6 (7.41%) Intel Security
9 6 (7.41%) Symbian
10 5 (6.17%) Meraki
10 5 (6.17%) Veeam
11 4 (4.94%) Draytek
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Manchester
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
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