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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 202 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 2.96% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 40
Median salary £36,000 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £18,000 £22,875
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £36,300 £32,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
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
889 1115 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.71% 17.42% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 757 841 835
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Cheshire +25 10 £36,000 +4.34% 4
Manchester -5 9 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Merseyside - 9 £33,000 - 4
Cumbria - 4 £24,500 -
Lancashire -7 1 £24,000 +29.72%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 44 (70.97%) LAN
2 34 (54.84%) WAN
3 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
4 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 32 (51.61%) Windows
5 27 (43.55%) ITIL
6 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
6 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (37.10%) Windows 7
8 22 (35.48%) Cisco
8 22 (35.48%) VMware
9 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (30.65%) MCP
11 17 (27.42%) SCCM
12 15 (24.19%) SLA
12 15 (24.19%) Dell
13 14 (22.58%) MS Office
13 14 (22.58%) Finance
13 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (20.97%) Firewall
15 12 (19.35%) Intel Security
16 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
16 10 (16.13%) VoIP
17 9 (14.52%) Wireless
17 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
17 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
17 9 (14.52%) Unix
17 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (14.52%) Driving Licence

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 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (70.97%) LAN
2 34 (54.84%) WAN
3 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (20.97%) Firewall
5 10 (16.13%) VoIP
6 9 (14.52%) Wireless
7 6 (9.68%) WLAN
8 5 (8.06%) SAN
9 4 (6.45%) VPN
10 3 (4.84%) Internet
10 3 (4.84%) PABX
11 2 (3.23%) 802.11
11 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.23%) DHCP
11 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.23%) IPv4
11 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Back Office
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (25.81%) IT Support
2 11 (17.74%) IT Technician
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Support Technician
5 6 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.84%) Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
3 1 (1.61%) OAuth
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) SAML
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) EPoS
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) BYOD
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (37.10%) Windows 7
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.52%) Unix
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.06%) Linux
9 4 (6.45%) Android
9 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.23%) OpenWrt
10 2 (3.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.06%) Network Design
3 5 (8.06%) Project Management
3 5 (8.06%) Service Management
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.45%) Information Security
4 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.84%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.61%) Presales
7 1 (1.61%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
1 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
2 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.23%) C++
2 2 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) MCP
2 8 (12.90%) MCTS
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.06%) CCNA
6 4 (6.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.23%) NCDA
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.61%) CWNA
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.23%) Firmware
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) NDS
6 1 (1.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (1.61%) pfSense
6 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) 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%) MobiControl
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Dell
4 12 (19.35%) Intel Security
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) Aruba
6 5 (8.06%) Meraki
6 5 (8.06%) NetApp
7 4 (6.45%) SAP
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
9 2 (3.23%) Motorola
9 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.61%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) ZyXEL
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