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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 176 165 219
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +54
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 55 95 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.35% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 8.38% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 22
Average salary £41,438 £37,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.24% -25.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,157 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £66,750 £64,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +12 38 £45,688 +30.53% 6
Cheshire -9 9 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Merseyside - 5 £36,500 - 3
Lancashire +13 1 £31,000 -24.39% 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 81 (63.78%) LAN
2 71 (55.91%) Cisco
3 63 (49.61%) WAN
4 53 (41.73%) Firewall
5 43 (33.86%) Windows
6 42 (33.07%) TCP/IP
7 39 (30.71%) DNS
8 38 (29.92%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (28.35%) VoIP
10 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
10 31 (24.41%) Telecoms
11 27 (21.26%) VMware
12 25 (19.69%) ITIL
13 24 (18.90%) VPN
13 24 (18.90%) Network Design
14 23 (18.11%) CCNA
15 22 (17.32%) Management Information System
15 22 (17.32%) MPLS
16 21 (16.54%) Active Directory
16 21 (16.54%) SAN
16 21 (16.54%) F5
17 20 (15.75%) DHCP
18 19 (14.96%) SolarWinds
19 18 (14.17%) Network Management
19 18 (14.17%) WLAN
19 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
19 18 (14.17%) MS Exchange
20 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
21 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
21 16 (12.60%) Penetration Testing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.02%) IIS
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Office
2 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Line 500
1 2 (1.57%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Linode
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (63.78%) LAN
2 63 (49.61%) WAN
3 53 (41.73%) Firewall
4 42 (33.07%) TCP/IP
5 39 (30.71%) DNS
6 36 (28.35%) VoIP
7 24 (18.90%) VPN
8 22 (17.32%) MPLS
9 21 (16.54%) SAN
10 20 (15.75%) DHCP
11 18 (14.17%) WLAN
12 15 (11.81%) Network Security
13 14 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (11.02%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (9.45%) OSPF
15 11 (8.66%) Unified Communications
16 9 (7.09%) 802.11
16 9 (7.09%) Ethernet
16 9 (7.09%) IPsec
16 9 (7.09%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.57%) AppScan
2 2 (1.57%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.57%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (24.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.24%) Finance
3 11 (8.66%) Banking
4 9 (7.09%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.72%) Legal
5 6 (4.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.20%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.69%) Analyst
3 18 (14.17%) IT Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) Network Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Penetration Tester
6 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Tester
7 10 (7.87%) Applications Tester
7 10 (7.87%) IT Support
7 10 (7.87%) Mobile Tester
7 10 (7.87%) Security Penetration Tester
7 10 (7.87%) Security Tester
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) 802.1X
1 11 (8.66%) Web Services
2 2 (1.57%) REST
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.66%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.30%) IVR
4 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.94%) Life Science
5 3 (2.36%) CMDB
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.57%) Handset
6 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Windows
2 14 (11.02%) Android
2 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (10.24%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.24%) Unix
3 13 (10.24%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.30%) Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.57%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) ITIL
2 24 (18.90%) Network Design
3 18 (14.17%) Network Management
4 16 (12.60%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (10.24%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (10.24%) Information Security
5 13 (10.24%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.24%) Project Management
6 12 (9.45%) Migration
7 11 (8.66%) Compliance Audit
7 11 (8.66%) High Availability
7 11 (8.66%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (8.66%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (8.66%) SDLC
7 11 (8.66%) Security Architecture
7 11 (8.66%) Security Management
7 11 (8.66%) Security Testing
7 11 (8.66%) Server Hardening
7 11 (8.66%) Social Engineering
7 11 (8.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.94%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.36%) Python
3 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.57%) Perl
3 2 (1.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (29.92%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (18.11%) CCNA
3 14 (11.02%) Degree
4 12 (9.45%) CCNP
5 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.72%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (4.72%) HP ASE
6 6 (4.72%) HPE ATP
7 5 (3.94%) CCSA
7 5 (3.94%) HND
8 4 (3.15%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.15%) CCSP
8 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.15%) MCP
8 4 (3.15%) MCSE
9 3 (2.36%) CCIE
9 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.57%) CEH
10 2 (1.57%) CHFI
10 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.15%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) SCCM
2 7 (5.51%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.36%) SCOM
3 3 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (55.91%) Cisco
2 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.26%) VMware
4 21 (16.54%) F5
5 19 (14.96%) SolarWinds
6 17 (13.39%) CheckPoint
7 14 (11.02%) Citrix
7 14 (11.02%) HP
8 6 (4.72%) Brocade
8 6 (4.72%) Huawei
9 5 (3.94%) Apple
9 5 (3.94%) Dell
9 5 (3.94%) Juniper
9 5 (3.94%) NetScout
9 5 (3.94%) Symantec
10 4 (3.15%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.15%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.15%) Google
11 3 (2.36%) Mitel
11 3 (2.36%) NetApp
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