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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 217 219 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 34 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 2.71% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 27
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -51.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £17,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £37,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
945 1032 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.50% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 762 871 903
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +24 24 £30,000 +50.00% 7
Cheshire -11 6 £40,000 +17.64%
Lancashire -9 2 £17,000 +3.03%
Merseyside +3 1 £24,500 -
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 - 2
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 39 (55.71%) Windows
3 33 (47.14%) LAN
4 29 (41.43%) Windows 7
5 28 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 25 (35.71%) WAN
7 22 (31.43%) Finance
8 21 (30.00%) Firewall
8 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
9 19 (27.14%) VoIP
10 17 (24.29%) DNS
10 17 (24.29%) ITIL
10 17 (24.29%) VMware
11 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (20.00%) VPN
13 14 (20.00%) DHCP
14 13 (18.57%) Cisco
14 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
15 12 (17.14%) Windows XP
15 12 (17.14%) SLA
15 12 (17.14%) CCNA
15 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (15.71%) Android
16 11 (15.71%) SCCM
16 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) LAN
2 25 (35.71%) WAN
3 21 (30.00%) Firewall
4 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
4 19 (27.14%) VoIP
5 17 (24.29%) DNS
6 14 (20.00%) VPN
6 14 (20.00%) DHCP
7 11 (15.71%) Wireless
8 9 (12.86%) UMTS
8 9 (12.86%) Bluetooth
8 9 (12.86%) GPRS
8 9 (12.86%) GSM
8 9 (12.86%) SAN
9 8 (11.43%) DVB
9 8 (11.43%) WLAN
9 8 (11.43%) NFC
10 7 (10.00%) Internet
11 6 (8.57%) Broadband
12 5 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Back Office
3 8 (11.43%) Automotive
3 8 (11.43%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) IT Support
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) OpenGL
1 8 (11.43%) Middleware
1 8 (11.43%) UIQ
1 8 (11.43%) Series 60
1 8 (11.43%) SVG
1 8 (11.43%) Flash
1 8 (11.43%) J2ME
1 8 (11.43%) OpenAL
1 8 (11.43%) OpenCL
1 8 (11.43%) Qt
1 8 (11.43%) BREW
2 2 (2.86%) SAML
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) JSON
2 2 (2.86%) OAuth
2 2 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.43%) RSS
3 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Device Driver
2 8 (11.43%) MPEG
2 8 (11.43%) iPhone
3 3 (4.29%) Telematics
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) BYOD
4 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 29 (41.43%) Windows 7
3 28 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.71%) Android
7 10 (14.29%) Linux
8 9 (12.86%) UNIX
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (11.43%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (7.14%) Windows Vista
11 4 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.43%) CentOS
13 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.43%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (11.43%) DRM
3 8 (11.43%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) Information Security
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Network Management
6 3 (4.29%) Android Development
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Development
6 3 (4.29%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.29%) Network Design
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Change Management
6 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) CAD
7 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) C
2 8 (11.43%) C++
2 8 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) CCNA
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.29%) MCTS
4 9 (12.86%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) NCDA
6 4 (5.71%) MCP
6 4 (5.71%) CCA
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) CCDP
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.43%) MCITP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
8 1 (1.43%) HNC
8 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.71%) XenServer
6 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.29%) XenApp
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 8 (11.43%) Symbian
5 6 (8.57%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix
6 5 (7.14%) NetApp
7 4 (5.71%) Dell
8 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.86%) McAfee
9 2 (2.86%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) Veeam
10 1 (1.43%) Facebook
10 1 (1.43%) Twitter
10 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.43%) Huawei
10 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.43%) Mitel
10 1 (1.43%) Nortel
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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