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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 142 221 180
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -41
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 116 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 0.39% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 2.67% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 22 53
Average salary £40,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £11,695 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £57,000 £65,000
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
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
(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
Manchester +41 52 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Cheshire +49 51 £35,500 -5.33% 6
Lancashire -4 8 £18,500 +68.18%
Merseyside +17 2 £50,000 -13.79%
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 - 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 132 (54.32%) Finance
2 108 (44.44%) Retail
3 107 (44.03%) Customer Engagement
4 106 (43.62%) Financial Institution
4 106 (43.62%) Risk Management
5 83 (34.16%) Windows
5 83 (34.16%) Cisco
6 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
7 73 (30.04%) LAN
8 70 (28.81%) Firewall
9 58 (23.87%) WAN
9 58 (23.87%) VPN
10 53 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (21.81%) Degree
11 51 (20.99%) DNS
12 49 (20.16%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (19.75%) MS Excel
14 47 (19.34%) Active Directory
15 45 (18.52%) Project Management
16 44 (18.11%) ITIL
17 42 (17.28%) DHCP
18 40 (16.46%) TCP/IP
19 36 (14.81%) VoIP
20 35 (14.40%) SLA
21 33 (13.58%) Java
21 33 (13.58%) VMware
22 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
23 29 (11.93%) Telecoms
24 28 (11.52%) PRINCE2
24 28 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (8.23%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.35%) IIS
3 13 (5.35%) JBoss
4 8 (3.29%) Apache
5 5 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.65%) Jetty
6 4 (1.65%) Liferay
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.70%) MS Office
3 14 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.65%) MS Project
7 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.65%) Magento
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.04%) LAN
2 70 (28.81%) Firewall
3 58 (23.87%) WAN
3 58 (23.87%) VPN
4 51 (20.99%) DNS
5 42 (17.28%) DHCP
6 40 (16.46%) TCP/IP
7 36 (14.81%) VoIP
8 27 (11.11%) MPLS
9 21 (8.64%) SSL
9 21 (8.64%) SAN
10 19 (7.82%) Internet
11 15 (6.17%) Network Security
11 15 (6.17%) NX-OS
12 14 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (5.35%) OSPF
13 13 (5.35%) SNMP
14 12 (4.94%) WLAN
14 12 (4.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) MySQL
2 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (4.12%) Subversion
2 10 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.29%) JIRA
4 6 (2.47%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (1.65%) Maven
6 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.82%) AppScan
General
1 132 (54.32%) Finance
2 108 (44.44%) Retail
3 106 (43.62%) Financial Institution
4 29 (11.93%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (18.11%) Developer
2 43 (17.70%) Analyst
3 26 (10.70%) Network Engineer
4 21 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.41%) IT Support
6 16 (6.58%) Architect
7 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.76%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.53%) Network Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.12%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.29%) Consultant
12 8 (3.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.11%) .NET
2 24 (9.88%) HTML
3 18 (7.41%) CSS
3 18 (7.41%) jQuery
3 18 (7.41%) HTML5
4 12 (4.94%) Web Services
5 11 (4.53%) 802.1X
6 10 (4.12%) XML
6 10 (4.12%) Middleware
7 8 (3.29%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.29%) RESTful
8 6 (2.47%) LAMP
9 4 (1.65%) WinForms
9 4 (1.65%) Spring
9 4 (1.65%) Java EE
9 4 (1.65%) SOAP
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.65%) WCF
9 4 (1.65%) WPF
9 4 (1.65%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) User Experience
2 18 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.88%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.47%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.06%) Replication
6 5 (2.06%) CCTV
6 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.65%) NHS
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) BBC
8 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.23%) iDTV
8 3 (1.23%) Clustering
8 3 (1.23%) Life Science
8 3 (1.23%) iPhone
8 3 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.16%) Windows
2 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
3 28 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (8.64%) Linux
5 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.82%) Windows XP
7 17 (7.00%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (3.70%) UNIX
11 7 (2.88%) Android
12 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.82%) CentOS
14 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.03%) Customer Engagement
2 106 (43.62%) Risk Management
3 53 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (18.52%) Project Management
5 44 (18.11%) ITIL
6 28 (11.52%) PRINCE2
7 25 (10.29%) Service Delivery
8 24 (9.88%) SDLC
9 19 (7.82%) Line Management
9 19 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (6.17%) Business Continuity
12 15 (6.17%) Migration
13 14 (5.76%) Network Architecture
13 14 (5.76%) Software Testing
13 14 (5.76%) Load Balancing
14 13 (5.35%) Network Management
14 13 (5.35%) Network Design
15 12 (4.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.58%) Java
2 24 (9.88%) SQL
3 23 (9.47%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.58%) C#
6 15 (6.17%) PHP
7 14 (5.76%) VB
8 12 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.06%) VBScript
10 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.65%) Python
11 2 (0.82%) C++
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (21.81%) Degree
2 49 (20.16%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (9.47%) CCNP
4 21 (8.64%) CCNA
5 14 (5.76%) ISEB
6 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.12%) MCSE
7 10 (4.12%) CCIE
8 9 (3.70%) CISSP
9 8 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (2.88%) HP ASE
10 7 (2.88%) CCSP
11 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.47%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.06%) CCSE
12 5 (2.06%) PMP
13 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.23%) CISM
14 3 (1.23%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.40%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) QA
3 7 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 8 (3.29%) ISA Server
5 8 (3.29%) XenApp
5 8 (3.29%) XenServer
5 8 (3.29%) vSphere
6 6 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) SCCM
2 5 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.23%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (0.82%) OpenView
4 2 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.82%) WSUS
4 2 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 83 (34.16%) Cisco
2 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.58%) VMware
4 26 (10.70%) HP
5 21 (8.64%) Citrix
6 19 (7.82%) CheckPoint
7 16 (6.58%) F5
8 15 (6.17%) Juniper
9 10 (4.12%) Dell
9 10 (4.12%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.70%) Nokia
10 9 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.70%) Huawei
11 8 (3.29%) Symantec
12 7 (2.88%) Ericsson
12 7 (2.88%) Websense
12 7 (2.88%) Veeam
13 6 (2.47%) NetScout
13 6 (2.47%) Nortel
13 6 (2.47%) Sage
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