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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 205 206 258
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +52
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 43 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.52% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 14
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £20,875
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
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
1118 908 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 789 995
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,941
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -2 27 £25,500 -7.27% 4
Cheshire 0 11 £34,000 +4.61%
Lancashire - 3 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (60.29%) LAN
3 40 (58.82%) WAN
4 31 (45.59%) Finance
5 26 (38.24%) VMware
6 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (30.88%) SLA
8 20 (29.41%) Windows
8 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (27.94%) ITIL
10 18 (26.47%) Back Office
10 18 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (23.53%) UNIX
11 16 (23.53%) Cisco
11 16 (23.53%) CCNA
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
12 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (19.12%) CCNP
13 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.12%) MCP
13 13 (19.12%) Firewall
14 12 (17.65%) Windows XP
14 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (16.18%) VPN
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
17 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
18 8 (11.76%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (60.29%) LAN
2 40 (58.82%) WAN
3 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.12%) Firewall
4 11 (16.18%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) Network Security
6 6 (8.82%) SSL
7 5 (7.35%) Wireless
8 4 (5.88%) BGP
8 4 (5.88%) Internet
8 4 (5.88%) SAN
8 4 (5.88%) DNS
8 4 (5.88%) VoIP
8 4 (5.88%) DHCP
9 3 (4.41%) IPv6
9 3 (4.41%) OSPF
10 2 (2.94%) 3G
10 2 (2.94%) GPRS
10 2 (2.94%) GSM
10 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Back Office
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Administrator
1 16 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (16.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support
4 8 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) JSON
2 3 (4.41%) OAuth
2 3 (4.41%) REST
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) SAML
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Telematics
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) UNIX
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.29%) Android
6 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 18 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
4 7 (10.29%) Android Development
4 7 (10.29%) iOS Development
4 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.41%) Network Management
7 3 (4.41%) SABSA
7 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.41%) Network Design
7 3 (4.41%) Information Security
8 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.53%) CCNA
3 13 (19.12%) CCNP
3 13 (19.12%) MCP
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) CCDP
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
6 5 (7.35%) MCTS
7 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.41%) CCIE
8 3 (4.41%) Degree
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.94%) CCA
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.94%) NCDA
10 1 (1.47%) MCSA
10 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.24%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) Cisco
4 8 (11.76%) Dell
5 5 (7.35%) Citrix
5 5 (7.35%) Juniper
5 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.35%) McAfee
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.41%) F5
8 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.47%) Apple
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits +
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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