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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 225 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 31 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.93% 2.12% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 25
Average salary £34,000 £71,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.28% +203.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £37,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.38% +5.47%
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
1057 992 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.65% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 826 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 17 £34,000 -53.10% 4
Manchester -7 9 £20,500 -72.66% 4
Merseyside +6 3 - -
Lancashire - 2 £17,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (63.38%) LAN
1 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (60.56%) WAN
3 40 (56.34%) VMware
4 37 (52.11%) Finance
5 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (46.48%) Windows
7 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
8 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (33.80%) ITIL
10 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
10 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
11 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (28.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (26.76%) Back Office
12 19 (26.76%) SLA
13 18 (25.35%) Windows XP
13 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
14 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (22.54%) UNIX
15 16 (22.54%) CCNA
15 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
16 15 (21.13%) Firewall
17 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (19.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (19.72%) Internet
17 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
17 14 (19.72%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) Apache
6 3 (4.23%) IIS
6 3 (4.23%) Site Server
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) LAN
2 43 (60.56%) WAN
3 15 (21.13%) Firewall
4 14 (19.72%) Internet
5 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.90%) SAN
6 10 (14.08%) VPN
7 9 (12.68%) DNS
7 9 (12.68%) VLAN
8 7 (9.86%) DHCP
9 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.04%) LDAP
10 5 (7.04%) SSL
10 5 (7.04%) Intranet
11 3 (4.23%) MPLS
11 3 (4.23%) NGN
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.41%) ADSL
12 1 (1.41%) Broadband
12 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.86%) Mercurial
1 7 (9.86%) Subversion
General
1 37 (52.11%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Back Office
3 7 (9.86%) Automotive
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 5 (7.04%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
1 15 (21.13%) Administrator
2 14 (19.72%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) iOS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.45%) IT Support
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Technician
7 5 (7.04%) ICT Technician
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) SAML
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
1 6 (8.45%) XML
1 6 (8.45%) JSON
1 6 (8.45%) OAuth
1 6 (8.45%) REST
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) VLE
3 4 (5.63%) Firmware
3 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.82%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (25.35%) Windows XP
5 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (22.54%) UNIX
7 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
8 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
9 9 (12.68%) Linux
10 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.86%) iOS Development
5 6 (8.45%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.45%) SABSA
6 5 (7.04%) Software Deployment
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
7 4 (5.63%) SOA
7 4 (5.63%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) Migration
10 1 (1.41%) SIEM
10 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.04%) PHP
2 5 (7.04%) VB
3 3 (4.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.54%) CCNA
2 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (19.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (15.49%) MCP
5 8 (11.27%) MCTS
5 8 (11.27%) NCDA
6 5 (7.04%) MCSE
6 5 (7.04%) CCNP
7 3 (4.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) VCP4
8 1 (1.41%) CISSP
8 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
3 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.49%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
2 40 (56.34%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) NetApp
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) BT
6 6 (8.45%) McAfee
6 6 (8.45%) Dell
6 6 (8.45%) Citrix
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle
8 4 (5.63%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Sage
9 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
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