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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 200 221 235
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 48 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 3.95% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 25
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
961 987 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 15.00% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 800 786 911
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 23 £44,000 +60.00% 4
Merseyside -3 12 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Cheshire +30 7 £59,000 +47.50% 1
Lancashire +11 5 £33,654 - 3
Cumbria +7 3 £30,000 +27.65%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 37 (45.12%) LAN
2 36 (43.90%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) Cisco
4 28 (34.15%) WAN
5 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
5 27 (32.93%) Telecoms
6 20 (24.39%) Linux
7 17 (20.73%) Wireless
7 17 (20.73%) DNS
7 17 (20.73%) SCCM
8 16 (19.51%) Network Design
8 16 (19.51%) Python
8 16 (19.51%) Broadband
9 15 (18.29%) VoIP
9 15 (18.29%) VPN
9 15 (18.29%) Internet
9 15 (18.29%) Meraki
10 14 (17.07%) Nagios
10 14 (17.07%) CCNP
10 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (17.07%) C
10 14 (17.07%) SQL
10 14 (17.07%) Network Management
11 13 (15.85%) Puppet
11 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
11 13 (15.85%) WLAN
11 13 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
12 12 (14.63%) RANCID
12 12 (14.63%) Ethernet

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 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.44%) Route 53
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.12%) LAN
2 36 (43.90%) Firewall
3 28 (34.15%) WAN
4 17 (20.73%) DNS
4 17 (20.73%) Wireless
5 16 (19.51%) Broadband
6 15 (18.29%) Internet
6 15 (18.29%) VoIP
6 15 (18.29%) VPN
7 13 (15.85%) WLAN
8 12 (14.63%) Ethernet
8 12 (14.63%) IPv6
8 12 (14.63%) TACACS
9 10 (12.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 10 (12.20%) BGP
9 10 (12.20%) OSPF
9 10 (12.20%) VLAN
10 8 (9.76%) HSRP
10 8 (9.76%) Junos
10 8 (9.76%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (32.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.20%) Aerospace
3 8 (9.76%) Back Office
4 4 (4.88%) Finance
5 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Designer
2 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Embedded Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Embedded Software Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Lead Designer
4 8 (9.76%) Network Designer
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.10%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.22%) JSON
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) OAuth
2 1 (1.22%) REST
2 1 (1.22%) SAML
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) BYOD
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Android
5 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.66%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.44%) OpenWrt
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) CentOS
7 1 (1.22%) Debian
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Network Design
2 14 (17.07%) Network Management
3 13 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.20%) Network Planning
6 6 (7.32%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 5 (6.10%) High Availability
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Business Transformation
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL
8 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.44%) DevOps
9 2 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) Python
2 14 (17.07%) C
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
3 12 (14.63%) Embedded C
3 12 (14.63%) Perl
3 12 (14.63%) PHP
4 4 (4.88%) C++
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) CCNP
1 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.63%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) CCNA
4 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
4 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) SCCM
2 14 (17.07%) Nagios
3 13 (15.85%) Puppet
4 12 (14.63%) OpenNMS
4 12 (14.63%) RANCID
5 8 (9.76%) Cacti
5 8 (9.76%) SCOM
6 2 (2.44%) Ansible
6 2 (2.44%) MobiControl
7 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Cisco
2 15 (18.29%) Meraki
3 12 (14.63%) Brocade
3 12 (14.63%) Ericsson
3 12 (14.63%) Foundry
3 12 (14.63%) Huawei
3 12 (14.63%) Juniper
3 12 (14.63%) ZyXEL
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.41%) VMware
5 10 (12.20%) Aruba
6 4 (4.88%) BT
7 3 (3.66%) Citrix
7 3 (3.66%) Motorola
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Apple
9 1 (1.22%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Sage
9 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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