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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 221 208 239
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 44 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 3.79% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 29
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,300 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
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
955 896 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.26% 14.97% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 779 712 979
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 35 £35,000 +45.83% 8
Cumbria +9 4 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Merseyside -13 4 £36,250 -4.60% 3
Cheshire +8 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 59 (63.44%) Active Directory
2 54 (58.06%) LAN
3 49 (52.69%) Firewall
4 47 (50.54%) Cisco
5 43 (46.24%) WAN
6 35 (37.63%) Windows
7 33 (35.48%) DNS
8 31 (33.33%) VMware
9 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
10 27 (29.03%) Juniper
10 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (27.96%) CCNP
11 26 (27.96%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (26.88%) ITIL
12 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (24.73%) Broadband
15 21 (22.58%) SQL
15 21 (22.58%) Hyper-V
16 20 (21.51%) Internet
16 20 (21.51%) Telecoms
17 19 (20.43%) TACACS
17 19 (20.43%) Ericsson
17 19 (20.43%) Ethernet
17 19 (20.43%) Puppet
17 19 (20.43%) PCI DSS
17 19 (20.43%) Network Design
17 19 (20.43%) Huawei
17 19 (20.43%) Network Management
18 18 (19.35%) RANCID

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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (58.06%) LAN
2 49 (52.69%) Firewall
3 43 (46.24%) WAN
4 33 (35.48%) DNS
5 23 (24.73%) Broadband
6 20 (21.51%) Internet
7 19 (20.43%) Ethernet
7 19 (20.43%) TACACS
8 18 (19.35%) Wireless
9 17 (18.28%) VoIP
9 17 (18.28%) VPN
10 16 (17.20%) IPv6
11 15 (16.13%) Asterisk PBX
12 11 (11.83%) VLAN
13 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
14 9 (9.68%) BGP
14 9 (9.68%) WLAN
15 8 (8.60%) MRTG
15 8 (8.60%) SNMP
16 6 (6.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) JIRA
General
1 20 (21.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Support Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Designer
3 18 (19.35%) IT Support
4 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Network Designer
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) IT Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Lead Designer
6 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) WLAN Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.15%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.13%) Linux
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.68%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.53%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
10 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) ITIL
2 19 (20.43%) Network Design
2 19 (20.43%) Network Management
3 18 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.13%) Network Planning
5 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.30%) Business Transformation
8 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.30%) High Availability
8 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.30%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (2.15%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) Python
3 16 (17.20%) Perl
3 16 (17.20%) PHP
4 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.45%) C
6 4 (4.30%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.15%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) CCNP
1 26 (27.96%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.90%) CCNA
3 9 (9.68%) MCSE
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.68%) NCIE
3 9 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (7.53%) MCP
5 6 (6.45%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) JNCIP
6 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (63.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Puppet
2 18 (19.35%) Nagios
2 18 (19.35%) OpenNMS
2 18 (19.35%) RANCID
2 18 (19.35%) SCCM
3 8 (8.60%) Cacti
4 6 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) Cisco
2 31 (33.33%) VMware
3 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
4 27 (29.03%) Juniper
5 19 (20.43%) Ericsson
5 19 (20.43%) Huawei
6 16 (17.20%) Brocade
6 16 (17.20%) Foundry
6 16 (17.20%) ZyXEL
7 14 (15.05%) Meraki
8 12 (12.90%) SonicWALL
9 9 (9.68%) Aruba
9 9 (9.68%) NetApp
10 6 (6.45%) Dell
10 6 (6.45%) Intel Security
11 5 (5.38%) Veeam
12 4 (4.30%) BT
12 4 (4.30%) Draytek
12 4 (4.30%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.30%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sky
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sky
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sky
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sky
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Sky
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Sky
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago