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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 232 211 255
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +44
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 28 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 3.52% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 9
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -24.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £23,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £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
1141 967 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 13.87% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 955 799 935
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Cheshire +2 16 £34,000 -12.25% 3
Manchester -21 11 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Merseyside +4 1 £33,333 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 38 (65.52%) LAN
2 36 (62.07%) WAN
3 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
4 34 (58.62%) Finance
5 25 (43.10%) VMware
5 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (36.21%) SLA
7 20 (34.48%) Windows
7 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
8 19 (32.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (32.76%) Back Office
9 18 (31.03%) ITIL
9 18 (31.03%) UNIX
10 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
12 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (20.69%) Internet
12 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
13 11 (18.97%) MCP
14 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.24%) Firewall
15 9 (15.52%) VPN
15 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
15 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
16 8 (13.79%) MS Office
16 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
16 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
17 7 (12.07%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (8.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) LAN
2 36 (62.07%) WAN
3 12 (20.69%) Internet
4 10 (17.24%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) VPN
6 6 (10.34%) SSL
6 6 (10.34%) VLAN
7 5 (8.62%) Intranet
7 5 (8.62%) DNS
7 5 (8.62%) LDAP
7 5 (8.62%) DHCP
8 3 (5.17%) SAN
9 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.45%) Network Security
10 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.72%) HTTP
10 1 (1.72%) ADSL
10 1 (1.72%) Broadband
10 1 (1.72%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 19 (32.76%) Back Office
3 5 (8.62%) Multimedia
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (29.31%) Administrator
2 13 (22.41%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) ICT Technician
4 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Technician
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) JSON
2 6 (10.34%) OAuth
2 6 (10.34%) REST
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) XML
2 6 (10.34%) SAML
3 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) VLE
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Telematics
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Biometrics
4 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) CCTV
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) UNIX
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.62%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.62%) Linux
10 4 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (31.03%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) iOS Development
4 6 (10.34%) SABSA
4 6 (10.34%) Information Security
4 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.90%) Android Development
6 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.45%) Change Control
7 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PHP
1 5 (8.62%) VB
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) MCP
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) CCNP
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Dell
3 6 (10.34%) McAfee
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
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