The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / North West
Rank 196 168 165
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 50 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 1.13% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 7.51% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 55
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,895 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £95,000 £68,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.43% -1.41%

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
862 839 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 15.08% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 666 695 936
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 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 -23 30 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cheshire +4 6 £36,000 -10.00%
Lancashire - 5 £23,500 -
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Merseyside -13 3 £44,000 +5.01%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 94 (63.51%) Cisco
2 78 (52.70%) Firewall
3 77 (52.03%) LAN
4 60 (40.54%) WAN
5 56 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (35.14%) VPN
7 48 (32.43%) CCNP
8 43 (29.05%) Cisco Wireless
9 40 (27.03%) Data Centre
9 40 (27.03%) DHCP
9 40 (27.03%) DNS
10 38 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (22.97%) Telecoms
12 31 (20.95%) Windows
12 31 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (19.59%) VMware
14 27 (18.24%) Degree
14 27 (18.24%) Finance
14 27 (18.24%) CheckPoint
15 26 (17.57%) CCNA
16 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
16 24 (16.22%) WLAN
16 24 (16.22%) High Availability
17 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
17 23 (15.54%) Cisco Prime
17 23 (15.54%) BGP
18 22 (14.86%) SSL
18 22 (14.86%) Network Security
19 21 (14.19%) Cisco IOS

Wireless
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 8 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.70%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (52.70%) Firewall
2 77 (52.03%) LAN
3 60 (40.54%) WAN
4 52 (35.14%) VPN
5 43 (29.05%) Cisco Wireless
6 40 (27.03%) DHCP
6 40 (27.03%) DNS
7 38 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 24 (16.22%) WLAN
10 23 (15.54%) BGP
11 22 (14.86%) Network Security
11 22 (14.86%) SSL
12 21 (14.19%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (14.19%) OSPF
12 21 (14.19%) VLAN
13 20 (13.51%) VoIP
14 17 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (10.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.24%) Finance
3 7 (4.73%) Electronics
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (49.32%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.19%) Analyst
3 20 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (9.46%) IT Engineer
4 14 (9.46%) IT Support
4 14 (9.46%) Network Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) Wireless Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) WLAN Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.35%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) CSS
2 2 (1.35%) HTML
2 2 (1.35%) HTML5
2 2 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XHTML
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 31 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.73%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.05%) Statistics
6 5 (3.38%) Social Media
7 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.03%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.35%) CMDB
9 2 (1.35%) iPad
9 2 (1.35%) IPTV
9 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) APACS
10 1 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.68%) EFTPOS
10 1 (0.68%) EMV
10 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Windows
2 16 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.76%) Linux
6 9 (6.08%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.70%) Unix
10 3 (2.03%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.22%) High Availability
2 21 (14.19%) Network Design
2 21 (14.19%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.46%) Migration
4 14 (9.46%) Network Management
5 13 (8.78%) CRM
5 13 (8.78%) ITIL
6 12 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.43%) Service Management
8 10 (6.76%) Presales
9 9 (6.08%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.73%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.73%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.05%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.05%) SIEM
11 6 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) C++
3 5 (3.38%) C
3 5 (3.38%) Embedded C
3 5 (3.38%) Embedded C++
4 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.70%) R
5 1 (0.68%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (32.43%) CCNP
3 27 (18.24%) Degree
4 26 (17.57%) CCNA
5 13 (8.78%) CCIE
6 10 (6.76%) MCSE
6 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.73%) MCP
8 6 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.70%) MCITP
9 4 (2.70%) MCTS
10 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.03%) PMP
11 2 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.35%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.35%) MCSA
11 2 (1.35%) OSCE
11 2 (1.35%) OSCP
11 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (15.54%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (9.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.05%) Cacti
4 3 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.35%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (63.51%) Cisco
2 29 (19.59%) VMware
3 27 (18.24%) CheckPoint
4 21 (14.19%) HP
5 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.16%) Meraki
7 14 (9.46%) F5
7 14 (9.46%) Fortinet
8 13 (8.78%) SolarWinds
9 12 (8.11%) Aruba
10 8 (5.41%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.73%) IronPort
11 7 (4.73%) Juniper
11 7 (4.73%) Polycom
11 7 (4.73%) Siemens
12 6 (4.05%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (4.05%) Google
12 6 (4.05%) Splunk
13 5 (3.38%) Draytek
13 5 (3.38%) SonicWALL
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