The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 208 245 224
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -21
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 48 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 0.67% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 11
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,875 £17,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £30,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wi-Fi
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +37 36 £23,000 -2.12% 3
Cheshire +6 8 £30,000 - 5
Lancashire +8 2 £18,125 +6.61%
Merseyside - 2 £31,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 59 (71.08%) Windows
3 53 (63.86%) LAN
4 51 (61.45%) WAN
5 46 (55.42%) ITIL
6 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
6 45 (54.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (51.81%) VMware
9 41 (49.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (48.19%) Cisco
11 38 (45.78%) Windows 7
12 37 (44.58%) CCNA
12 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
12 37 (44.58%) Windows XP
12 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
13 33 (39.76%) MS Excel
13 33 (39.76%) Firewall
14 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (37.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (33.73%) vSphere
17 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (33.73%) NetApp
18 27 (32.53%) SQL
19 26 (31.33%) Windows 8
20 23 (27.71%) MCTS
20 23 (27.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
2 31 (37.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.89%) IIS
3 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.02%) Apache
7 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) Site Server
8 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (39.76%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (63.86%) LAN
2 51 (61.45%) WAN
3 33 (39.76%) Firewall
4 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
4 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (18.07%) SAN
6 13 (15.66%) Wireless
7 8 (9.64%) VPN
7 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
8 7 (8.43%) DNS
9 6 (7.23%) MPLS
9 6 (7.23%) Internet
10 5 (6.02%) NGN
10 5 (6.02%) VLAN
11 3 (3.61%) DHCP
11 3 (3.61%) Network Security
12 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.41%) xDSL
12 2 (2.41%) WiMAX
12 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (33.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Back Office
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (21.69%) IT Support
3 17 (20.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (16.87%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Network Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Server Support
8 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.23%) Administrator
9 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) CSS
1 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 4 (4.82%) LAMP
3 3 (3.61%) jQuery
4 2 (2.41%) MDX
4 2 (2.41%) XHTML
4 2 (2.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Firmware
1 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.82%) Open Source
3 3 (3.61%) Social Media
3 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) SCADA
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.08%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (45.78%) Windows 7
5 37 (44.58%) Windows XP
6 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (31.33%) Windows 8
8 10 (12.05%) Linux
9 7 (8.43%) UNIX
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Project Management
2 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.61%) Network Design
6 3 (3.61%) Analytics
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.41%) Workflow
7 2 (2.41%) MVC
7 2 (2.41%) Change Management
7 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.41%) ETL
8 1 (1.20%) CRM
8 1 (1.20%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.20%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (44.58%) CCNA
2 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (27.71%) MCTS
3 23 (27.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (20.48%) NCDA
5 14 (16.87%) MCSE
6 13 (15.66%) MCP
7 8 (9.64%) MCSA
8 7 (8.43%) CCNP
9 3 (3.61%) Degree
10 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.41%) CCIE
10 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.41%) CISSP
11 1 (1.20%) VCP4
11 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.73%) vSphere
3 22 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) SCCM
1 14 (16.87%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.81%) VMware
3 40 (48.19%) Cisco
4 28 (33.73%) NetApp
5 9 (10.84%) HP
5 9 (10.84%) Dell
6 8 (9.64%) McAfee
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix
7 6 (7.23%) Avaya
8 3 (3.61%) Facebook
8 3 (3.61%) Twitter
8 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.20%) Sage
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Mitel
9 1 (1.20%) Google
9 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
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