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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / North West
Rank 213 210 217
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 36 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 3.49% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 34
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £32,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
852 832 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.89% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 656 690 920
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -15 25 £38,000 +61.70% 2
Cheshire +16 6 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 62 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 55 (63.95%) LAN
3 49 (56.98%) Firewall
4 48 (55.81%) Cisco
5 43 (50.00%) WAN
6 40 (46.51%) Windows
7 35 (40.70%) DNS
8 33 (38.37%) VMware
9 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
10 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (34.88%) CCNP
11 29 (33.72%) Juniper
11 29 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (29.07%) ITIL
14 25 (29.07%) Broadband
15 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
15 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
16 22 (25.58%) Internet
17 21 (24.42%) Ericsson
17 21 (24.42%) TACACS
17 21 (24.42%) Network Management
17 21 (24.42%) PCI DSS
17 21 (24.42%) Huawei
18 20 (23.26%) SQL
19 19 (22.09%) Nagios
19 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
19 19 (22.09%) Network Design
19 19 (22.09%) SCCM

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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.95%) LAN
2 49 (56.98%) Firewall
3 43 (50.00%) WAN
4 35 (40.70%) DNS
5 25 (29.07%) Broadband
6 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
7 22 (25.58%) Internet
8 21 (24.42%) TACACS
9 17 (19.77%) VoIP
9 17 (19.77%) Wireless
10 13 (15.12%) Asterisk PBX
10 13 (15.12%) IPv6
11 11 (12.79%) WLAN
12 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
13 8 (9.30%) BGP
13 8 (9.30%) MPLS
13 8 (9.30%) VPN
14 6 (6.98%) MRTG
14 6 (6.98%) SNMP
15 5 (5.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) IT Support
4 17 (19.77%) Designer
5 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (15.12%) Network Designer
7 12 (13.95%) Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) IT Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) Support Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (9.30%) IT Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) WLAN Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) Lead Designer
12 5 (5.81%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) BREW
1 2 (2.33%) Flash
1 2 (2.33%) J2ME
1 2 (2.33%) Middleware
1 2 (2.33%) OpenAL
1 2 (2.33%) OpenCL
1 2 (2.33%) OpenGL
1 2 (2.33%) Qt
1 2 (2.33%) Series 60
1 2 (2.33%) SVG
1 2 (2.33%) UIQ
2 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.49%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) iPhone
5 2 (2.33%) MPEG
5 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 29 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.79%) Linux
6 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.47%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.49%) Android
10 3 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.33%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Network Management
3 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
3 19 (22.09%) Network Design
4 13 (15.12%) Network Planning
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.49%) Coaching
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
9 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.33%) CRM
9 2 (2.33%) DRM
9 2 (2.33%) ERP
9 2 (2.33%) Presales
9 2 (2.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) Python
3 13 (15.12%) Perl
3 13 (15.12%) PHP
4 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) C
5 3 (3.49%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) CCNP
1 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.63%) MCSE
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.47%) NCIE
3 9 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.30%) CCNA
4 8 (9.30%) JNCIP
5 7 (8.14%) MCP
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) CCDP
7 1 (1.16%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.16%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) PCI DSS
2 8 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) Nagios
1 19 (22.09%) OpenNMS
1 19 (22.09%) Puppet
1 19 (22.09%) RANCID
1 19 (22.09%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Cacti
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Cisco
2 33 (38.37%) VMware
3 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 29 (33.72%) Juniper
5 21 (24.42%) Ericsson
5 21 (24.42%) Huawei
6 13 (15.12%) Brocade
6 13 (15.12%) Foundry
6 13 (15.12%) ZyXEL
7 12 (13.95%) SonicWALL
8 11 (12.79%) NetApp
9 10 (11.63%) Meraki
10 9 (10.47%) Aruba
11 8 (9.30%) HP
12 6 (6.98%) Dell
12 6 (6.98%) Intel Security
13 5 (5.81%) Veeam
14 4 (4.65%) BT
14 4 (4.65%) Draytek
14 4 (4.65%) Fortinet
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