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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 191 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 65 85 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.28% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 8.92% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 54
Average salary £40,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,750 £62,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Wireless
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
1008 953 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.59% 14.35% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 843 772 856
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
(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
Cheshire -16 27 £38,500 -35.83% 3
Manchester -25 26 £42,500 +30.76% 7
Merseyside +12 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Lancashire -8 4 £22,500 -8.16% 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 43 (47.78%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) Cisco
3 36 (40.00%) Firewall
4 29 (32.22%) Finance
5 25 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (25.56%) SQL
7 22 (24.44%) SLA
8 21 (23.33%) LAN
8 21 (23.33%) Retail
9 19 (21.11%) Risk Management
9 19 (21.11%) WAN
9 19 (21.11%) VPN
9 19 (21.11%) Juniper
9 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
10 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 18 (20.00%) CCNA
11 17 (18.89%) Financial Institution
11 17 (18.89%) VB
11 17 (18.89%) .NET
11 17 (18.89%) C#
11 17 (18.89%) Web Services
11 17 (18.89%) OO
11 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (18.89%) .NET Remoting
11 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
11 17 (18.89%) WCF
11 17 (18.89%) LINQ
11 17 (18.89%) Customer Engagement
11 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.00%) Firewall
2 21 (23.33%) LAN
3 19 (21.11%) WAN
3 19 (21.11%) VPN
4 10 (11.11%) VLAN
4 10 (11.11%) Network Security
5 9 (10.00%) MPLS
5 9 (10.00%) DNS
6 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.78%) OSPF
7 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.56%) SAN
8 5 (5.56%) Internet
8 5 (5.56%) 802.11
8 5 (5.56%) SSH
9 4 (4.44%) EIGRP
9 4 (4.44%) NAS
10 3 (3.33%) SSL
10 3 (3.33%) ADSL
10 3 (3.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.89%) DTS
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Retail
3 17 (18.89%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Architect
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Field Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
1 17 (18.89%) Web Services
1 17 (18.89%) .NET Remoting
1 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
1 17 (18.89%) WCF
1 17 (18.89%) LINQ
1 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (10.00%) XSD
3 9 (10.00%) XSLT
3 9 (10.00%) Middleware
3 9 (10.00%) SOAP
3 9 (10.00%) RESTful
4 8 (8.89%) WinForms
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) DTV
3 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) IPTV
4 1 (1.11%) CCTV
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.78%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.78%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Risk Management
2 17 (18.89%) OO
2 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) Customer Engagement
3 14 (15.56%) ITIL
4 12 (13.33%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) Network Design
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
6 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (10.00%) Validation
6 9 (10.00%) MVC
7 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.78%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.44%) Service Management
12 3 (3.33%) Resource Management
12 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 3 (3.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 17 (18.89%) VB
3 17 (18.89%) C#
4 9 (10.00%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.00%) CCNA
3 15 (16.67%) CCNP
4 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) Degree
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.33%) CCSE
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.22%) APMP
9 1 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (1.11%) CCIP
9 1 (1.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.11%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) OpenView
1 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Cisco
2 19 (21.11%) Juniper
3 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.44%) VMware
5 12 (13.33%) HP
6 10 (11.11%) F5
7 9 (10.00%) JBoss
8 7 (7.78%) ProCurve
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.56%) Aruba
10 3 (3.33%) Symantec
10 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.33%) Draytek
10 3 (3.33%) NetApp
11 2 (2.22%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) Citrix
11 2 (2.22%) Avaya
11 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.11%) Brocade
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