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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 216 235 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 40 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 2.77% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 26
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 £20,500 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1009 1082 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.72% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 805 899 858
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 £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 27 £27,500 +34.14% 4
Cheshire -12 9 £40,000 +11.88% 3
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
Merseyside +5 1 £24,500 -
Lancashire +1 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (53.03%) Windows
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) LAN
3 27 (40.91%) Windows 8
4 24 (36.36%) WAN
5 23 (34.85%) VMware
6 22 (33.33%) Firewall
6 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.79%) DNS
8 18 (27.27%) DHCP
8 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 17 (25.76%) VPN
9 17 (25.76%) VoIP
9 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
10 15 (22.73%) Finance
11 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.21%) ITIL
12 13 (19.70%) Android
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
13 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco
13 12 (18.18%) Wireless
14 11 (16.67%) SLA
14 11 (16.67%) vSphere
14 11 (16.67%) Office 365
15 10 (15.15%) Java
15 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
15 10 (15.15%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) LAN
2 24 (36.36%) WAN
3 22 (33.33%) Firewall
4 19 (28.79%) DNS
5 18 (27.27%) DHCP
6 17 (25.76%) VoIP
6 17 (25.76%) VPN
7 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) Wireless
8 9 (13.64%) UMTS
8 9 (13.64%) SAN
8 9 (13.64%) GPRS
8 9 (13.64%) GSM
8 9 (13.64%) Bluetooth
9 8 (12.12%) WLAN
9 8 (12.12%) DVB
9 8 (12.12%) NFC
10 6 (9.09%) Broadband
10 6 (9.09%) ADSL
11 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.03%) SQLite
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Android Studio
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Back Office
3 8 (12.12%) Automotive
3 8 (12.12%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.61%) IT Support
4 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.58%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Graduate
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) SVG
1 8 (12.12%) OpenGL
1 8 (12.12%) Middleware
1 8 (12.12%) UIQ
1 8 (12.12%) Series 60
1 8 (12.12%) BREW
1 8 (12.12%) Qt
1 8 (12.12%) OpenAL
1 8 (12.12%) OpenCL
1 8 (12.12%) Flash
1 8 (12.12%) J2ME
2 3 (4.55%) COM
3 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.52%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Device Driver
1 9 (13.64%) iPhone
2 8 (12.12%) MPEG
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Telematics
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Windows 8
3 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (19.70%) Android
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (15.15%) Linux
6 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 9 (13.64%) UNIX
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (12.12%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.58%) Windows Vista
11 4 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.52%) CentOS
14 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile Commerce
2 8 (12.12%) DRM
2 8 (12.12%) Speech Recognition
2 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Mobile Development
4 5 (7.58%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (7.58%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.06%) Android Development
5 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.06%) Information Security
5 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Network Design
6 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 9 (13.64%) C
3 8 (12.12%) C++
4 5 (7.58%) SQL
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) MCTS
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (6.06%) NCDA
4 3 (4.55%) CCA
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) HNC
6 1 (1.52%) HND
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.67%) vSphere
5 5 (7.58%) XenApp
6 3 (4.55%) XenServer
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.52%) SnapVault
3 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 8 (12.12%) Symbian
5 8 (12.12%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) Citrix
7 5 (7.58%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.55%) IBM
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.03%) Draytek
9 2 (3.03%) Veeam
9 2 (3.03%) Apple
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) Mitel
10 1 (1.52%) Huawei
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Avaya
Wilmslow
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago