The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 194 188 171
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 50 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 4.85% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 61
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,339 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1043 1319 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.80% 18.13% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1047 886
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wireless
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the North West region.

Wireless Salary Trend in the North West

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in the North West

Wireless
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 Wireless within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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 -2 27 £44,000 +22.22% 4
Cheshire +1 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cumbria +3 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Lancashire +4 3 £29,339 +31.85% 1
Merseyside -14 1 £45,000 -23.40%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (59.74%) Cisco
3 38 (49.35%) Windows
4 34 (44.16%) WAN
5 33 (42.86%) LAN
6 29 (37.66%) TCP/IP
7 27 (35.06%) VPN
7 27 (35.06%) CCNP
8 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
8 26 (33.77%) Ethernet
9 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
10 22 (28.57%) OSPF
11 20 (25.97%) MPLS
11 20 (25.97%) Firewall
11 20 (25.97%) CCNA
12 19 (24.68%) Multicast
13 18 (23.38%) OpenView
13 18 (23.38%) VLAN
14 17 (22.08%) Finance
14 17 (22.08%) F5
14 17 (22.08%) CiscoWorks
14 17 (22.08%) IPsec
14 17 (22.08%) BGP
14 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
14 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
15 16 (20.78%) ITIL
16 15 (19.48%) HP
16 15 (19.48%) CCIE
16 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (19.48%) EIGRP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Lync
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.16%) WAN
2 33 (42.86%) LAN
3 29 (37.66%) TCP/IP
4 27 (35.06%) VPN
5 26 (33.77%) Ethernet
6 22 (28.57%) OSPF
7 20 (25.97%) MPLS
7 20 (25.97%) Firewall
8 19 (24.68%) Multicast
9 18 (23.38%) VLAN
10 17 (22.08%) IPsec
10 17 (22.08%) BGP
11 15 (19.48%) EIGRP
12 14 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (16.88%) 802.11
14 12 (15.58%) DWDM
14 12 (15.58%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (15.58%) NetScreen
14 12 (15.58%) Frame Relay
14 12 (15.58%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) Moq
1 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.90%) NUnit
1 3 (3.90%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Field Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) Dojo
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) WCF
4 3 (3.90%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.90%) HTML5
4 3 (3.90%) REST
4 3 (3.90%) CSS3
4 3 (3.90%) Worklight
4 3 (3.90%) WinForms
4 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.90%) COM+
4 3 (3.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.60%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) Ajax
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.30%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) IPTV
1 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Android
4 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.90%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.60%) UNIX
8 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.39%) Network Management
4 7 (9.09%) Migration
4 7 (9.09%) Network Design
5 6 (7.79%) OO
6 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
6 5 (6.49%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (6.49%) OOD
7 4 (5.19%) MVC
8 3 (3.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.90%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) TDD
8 3 (3.90%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.90%) Logistics
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
5 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.06%) CCNP
3 20 (25.97%) CCNA
4 15 (19.48%) CCIE
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (14.29%) MCSE
6 8 (10.39%) MCSA
7 5 (6.49%) CCDP
7 5 (6.49%) CCIP
8 3 (3.90%) Degree
8 3 (3.90%) MCP
8 3 (3.90%) CCDA
9 2 (2.60%) CISSP
9 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.60%) MCITP
9 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) CCVP
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.30%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) OpenView
2 17 (22.08%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Cisco
2 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.08%) F5
3 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
4 15 (19.48%) HP
5 12 (15.58%) Fortinet
6 9 (11.69%) VMware
7 7 (9.09%) Juniper
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix
8 6 (7.79%) Apple
8 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.49%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.49%) Nokia
10 4 (5.19%) Aruba
10 4 (5.19%) ProCurve
10 4 (5.19%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.60%) Dell
11 2 (2.60%) Sage
11 2 (2.60%) Sencha
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Manchester, United Kingdom.
WEMS
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27,000 to £34,000 + car allow/bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Merseyside
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29338.80 per annum + Vehicle, benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago