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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 202 210 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 29 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 4.24% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 22
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £57,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +10 21 £23,500 -4.08% 5
Cheshire +18 5 £24,500 -28.98% 1
Cumbria - 2 £25,250 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 38 (61.29%) Windows
4 37 (59.68%) LAN
5 35 (56.45%) WAN
6 29 (46.77%) ITIL
7 24 (38.71%) SCCM
8 23 (37.10%) VMware
8 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
10 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
11 20 (32.26%) MS Office
12 18 (29.03%) MCP
12 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
13 17 (27.42%) Dell
14 16 (25.81%) Cisco
15 14 (22.58%) Finance
15 14 (22.58%) SLA
16 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
17 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
18 11 (17.74%) Intel Security
19 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (16.13%) Firewall
19 10 (16.13%) Office 365
20 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Office
2 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 37 (59.68%) LAN
2 35 (56.45%) WAN
3 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.13%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) DHCP
5 8 (12.90%) VoIP
6 7 (11.29%) DNS
6 7 (11.29%) VPN
7 5 (8.06%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 4 (6.45%) SAN
9 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (4.84%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) 4G
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.61%) IPsec
10 1 (1.61%) Network Security
10 1 (1.61%) OSPF
10 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQLite
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (22.58%) IT Support
3 12 (19.35%) Support Technician
4 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) IT Technician
6 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (8.06%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) VoIP Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
9 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Telematics
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) EPoS
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
6 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
7 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.29%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.45%) Unix
10 3 (4.84%) Android
10 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (3.23%) Linux
11 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Project Management
3 4 (6.45%) Operations Management
4 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile Development
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
4 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Android Development
5 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.23%) Line Management
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (1.61%) Change Management
6 1 (1.61%) ITSM
6 1 (1.61%) Network Design
6 1 (1.61%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) PHP
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) MCP
2 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.52%) CCNA
3 9 (14.52%) MCTS
4 7 (11.29%) CCNP
5 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (6.45%) Degree
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.23%) NCDA
8 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCDP
9 1 (1.61%) CWNA
9 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) vSphere
4 4 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) NDS
5 1 (1.61%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (1.61%) pfSense
5 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.61%) UAG
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (38.71%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SnapMirror
3 2 (3.23%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 17 (27.42%) Dell
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
5 11 (17.74%) Intel Security
6 7 (11.29%) Citrix
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 6 (9.68%) NetApp
8 5 (8.06%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
10 2 (3.23%) Sophos
11 1 (1.61%) Apple
11 1 (1.61%) Draytek
11 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.61%) Google
11 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.61%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.61%) ZyXEL
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