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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 200 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 35 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 2.77% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 32
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £18,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £40,300 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
892 939 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.92% 14.86% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 757 749 859
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +2 16 £43,250 +57.27% 5
Merseyside - 13 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire +40 7 £36,000 -12.19% 3
Lancashire +9 1 £24,000 +41.17%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (57.97%) LAN
2 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (39.13%) WAN
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco
4 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 22 (31.88%) Firewall
5 19 (27.54%) Windows
6 18 (26.09%) Telecoms
7 16 (23.19%) VoIP
8 15 (21.74%) Linux
8 15 (21.74%) VMware
9 14 (20.29%) ITIL
9 14 (20.29%) Degree
9 14 (20.29%) SCCM
10 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 12 (17.39%) SLA
11 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
12 11 (15.94%) Network Design
12 11 (15.94%) VPN
12 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.49%) MCP
13 10 (14.49%) MS Office
13 10 (14.49%) C
13 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
13 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity

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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.90%) Route 53
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) LAN
2 27 (39.13%) WAN
3 22 (31.88%) Firewall
4 16 (23.19%) VoIP
5 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 11 (15.94%) VPN
7 9 (13.04%) DNS
8 8 (11.59%) Internet
8 8 (11.59%) Wireless
8 8 (11.59%) WLAN
9 7 (10.14%) BGP
9 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (10.14%) OSPF
9 7 (10.14%) VLAN
10 6 (8.70%) DHCP
11 5 (7.25%) Broadband
11 5 (7.25%) IPv6
11 5 (7.25%) SNMP
11 5 (7.25%) TACACS
11 5 (7.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Back Office
3 8 (11.59%) Aerospace
3 8 (11.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Embedded Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Embedded Software Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) IT Support
3 8 (11.59%) IT Technician
3 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) OAuth
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) SAML
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.80%) EPoS
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) BYOD
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.04%) Unix
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.14%) Android
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.35%) Windows CE
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.90%) OpenWrt
11 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Network Design
3 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.14%) Network Management
5 7 (10.14%) Performance Management
6 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) Information Security
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (5.80%) Service Management
9 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.35%) Network Planning
9 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) C
1 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
2 7 (10.14%) Python
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCP
3 9 (13.04%) CCNP
4 7 (10.14%) CCNA
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.90%) MCTS
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) NCDA
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Firmware
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) Nagios
3 6 (8.70%) SCOM
4 5 (7.25%) Cacti
4 5 (7.25%) OpenNMS
4 5 (7.25%) Puppet
4 5 (7.25%) RANCID
5 2 (2.90%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) MobiControl
6 1 (1.45%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.45%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) Citrix
3 8 (11.59%) Intel Security
4 6 (8.70%) Dell
5 5 (7.25%) Aruba
5 5 (7.25%) Brocade
5 5 (7.25%) Ericsson
5 5 (7.25%) Foundry
5 5 (7.25%) Huawei
5 5 (7.25%) Juniper
5 5 (7.25%) Meraki
5 5 (7.25%) SAP
5 5 (7.25%) ZyXEL
6 4 (5.80%) NetApp
7 3 (4.35%) Motorola
7 3 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (1.45%) Sage
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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