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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 197 212 245
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 46 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 2.72% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 9
Average salary £26,000 £25,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% -24.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £36,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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
1084 919 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 14.12% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 857 752 1012
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Manchester +17 28 £24,750 +7.60% 2
Cheshire -1 10 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Lancashire - 7 £19,000 - 2
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) LAN
3 44 (57.89%) WAN
4 33 (43.42%) Finance
5 25 (32.89%) ITIL
5 25 (32.89%) Windows
5 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
6 23 (30.26%) Cisco
6 23 (30.26%) VMware
7 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (28.95%) Windows 7
8 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (25.00%) SLA
11 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
11 18 (23.68%) CCNA
12 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (21.05%) MCP
13 16 (21.05%) Firewall
14 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (19.74%) Back Office
14 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
15 13 (17.11%) UNIX
15 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
15 13 (17.11%) CCNP
15 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
17 11 (14.47%) SCCM
17 11 (14.47%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (59.21%) LAN
2 44 (57.89%) WAN
3 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.05%) Firewall
5 11 (14.47%) VPN
6 8 (10.53%) Network Security
7 7 (9.21%) DNS
8 6 (7.89%) SSL
8 6 (7.89%) VoIP
8 6 (7.89%) Internet
9 5 (6.58%) DHCP
9 5 (6.58%) Wireless
10 4 (5.26%) SAN
10 4 (5.26%) BGP
11 3 (3.95%) MPLS
11 3 (3.95%) OSPF
11 3 (3.95%) IPv6
12 2 (2.63%) GPRS
12 2 (2.63%) GSM
12 2 (2.63%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Back Office
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (19.74%) 2nd Line Support
1 15 (19.74%) Administrator
2 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) IT Support
4 9 (11.84%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) JSON
2 2 (2.63%) OAuth
2 2 (2.63%) REST
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) SAML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Telematics
3 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) CCTV
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
6 13 (17.11%) UNIX
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.53%) Android
9 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
4 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.53%) Android Development
5 7 (9.21%) iOS Development
6 5 (6.58%) Change Control
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.95%) Time Management
8 3 (3.95%) Network Design
8 3 (3.95%) Network Management
9 2 (2.63%) Coaching
9 2 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.63%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) CRM
9 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.68%) CCNA
3 16 (21.05%) MCP
4 13 (17.11%) CCNP
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.53%) MCTS
6 6 (7.89%) CCDP
7 5 (6.58%) MCSE
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.95%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.95%) Degree
8 3 (3.95%) CCIE
8 3 (3.95%) CCA
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.95%) NCDA
9 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) XenServer
5 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) VMware
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco
3 11 (14.47%) Dell
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix
4 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.89%) McAfee
5 5 (6.58%) Juniper
5 5 (6.58%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) NetApp
7 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.95%) F5
8 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.32%) Mitel
9 1 (1.32%) Apple
9 1 (1.32%) Avaya
9 1 (1.32%) Nortel
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