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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 194 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 45 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 3.33% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 23
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £21,900 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
919 960 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 14.59% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 771 769 857
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 23 £44,000 +46.66% 5
Merseyside +7 14 £38,000 +55.10% 3
Cheshire +34 9 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Lancashire +13 2 £22,250 +27.14% 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (45.33%) LAN
2 29 (38.67%) Firewall
3 27 (36.00%) Cisco
4 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
5 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
6 20 (26.67%) WAN
7 19 (25.33%) Linux
8 18 (24.00%) VoIP
9 16 (21.33%) VPN
10 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 14 (18.67%) Degree
11 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
12 13 (17.33%) C
12 13 (17.33%) SCCM
13 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (16.00%) Embedded C
13 12 (16.00%) DNS
13 12 (16.00%) Network Design
14 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 11 (14.67%) CCNP
14 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (14.67%) Internet
14 11 (14.67%) Python
14 11 (14.67%) Windows
14 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
15 10 (13.33%) VLAN
15 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
15 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (13.33%) Network Management
15 10 (13.33%) Ethernet

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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.67%) Route 53
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (45.33%) LAN
2 29 (38.67%) Firewall
3 20 (26.67%) WAN
4 18 (24.00%) VoIP
5 16 (21.33%) VPN
6 12 (16.00%) DNS
7 11 (14.67%) Internet
8 10 (13.33%) BGP
8 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 10 (13.33%) OSPF
8 10 (13.33%) VLAN
9 9 (12.00%) Wireless
9 9 (12.00%) WLAN
10 8 (10.67%) Broadband
10 8 (10.67%) IPv6
10 8 (10.67%) LLU
10 8 (10.67%) MRTG
10 8 (10.67%) SNMP
10 8 (10.67%) TACACS
10 8 (10.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 8 (10.67%) Back Office
4 5 (6.67%) Finance
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Embedded Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Designer
6 4 (5.33%) Head of Architecture
6 4 (5.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.33%) JSON
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) SAML
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.33%) EPoS
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) BYOD
7 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) Unix
4 7 (9.33%) Android
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.00%) Windows CE
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.67%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Debian
8 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (16.00%) Network Design
2 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.33%) Network Management
4 9 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.00%) Network Planning
7 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.67%) High Availability
8 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.33%) CRM
9 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.33%) Information Security
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (2.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) C
2 12 (16.00%) Embedded C
3 11 (14.67%) Python
4 10 (13.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.67%) Perl
5 8 (10.67%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 11 (14.67%) CCNP
2 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) Nagios
3 9 (12.00%) Puppet
4 8 (10.67%) Cacti
4 8 (10.67%) OpenNMS
4 8 (10.67%) RANCID
4 8 (10.67%) SCOM
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
5 2 (2.67%) MobiControl
6 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Cisco
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) Meraki
5 8 (10.67%) Brocade
5 8 (10.67%) Ericsson
5 8 (10.67%) Foundry
5 8 (10.67%) Huawei
5 8 (10.67%) Juniper
5 8 (10.67%) ZyXEL
6 7 (9.33%) Citrix
7 6 (8.00%) Aruba
8 5 (6.67%) SAP
9 3 (4.00%) Motorola
9 3 (4.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.67%) Sophos
11 1 (1.33%) Apple
11 1 (1.33%) Sage
11 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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