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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 143 205 172
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -33
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 116 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.84% 4.50% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 56
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £16,549 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,800 £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
980 1089 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 14.61% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 780 908 876
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,100 £52,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -20.00% 12
Cheshire +41 52 £35,000 -9.09% 5
Lancashire +7 8 £18,500 +68.18% 1
Merseyside +9 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 128 (52.24%) Finance
2 106 (43.27%) Retail
3 103 (42.04%) Customer Engagement
4 102 (41.63%) Risk Management
4 102 (41.63%) Financial Institution
5 89 (36.33%) Cisco
6 85 (34.69%) Windows
7 78 (31.84%) LAN
8 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
9 74 (30.20%) Firewall
10 64 (26.12%) WAN
11 56 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
12 55 (22.45%) DNS
13 53 (21.63%) Degree
14 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (20.82%) VPN
16 48 (19.59%) MS Excel
17 45 (18.37%) DHCP
18 43 (17.55%) Active Directory
18 43 (17.55%) ITIL
19 42 (17.14%) TCP/IP
20 39 (15.92%) Project Management
21 35 (14.29%) VoIP
21 35 (14.29%) Windows 7
22 31 (12.65%) Java
22 31 (12.65%) MPLS
23 30 (12.24%) VMware
23 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
24 28 (11.43%) Service Delivery
24 28 (11.43%) Telecoms

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.31%) JBoss
2 13 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.49%) IIS
4 8 (3.27%) Apache
5 5 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.63%) Jetty
6 4 (1.63%) Liferay
6 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.20%) MS Office
3 14 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.63%) Magento
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) Line 500
4 1 (0.41%) Agresso
4 1 (0.41%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (31.84%) LAN
2 74 (30.20%) Firewall
3 64 (26.12%) WAN
4 55 (22.45%) DNS
5 51 (20.82%) VPN
6 45 (18.37%) DHCP
7 42 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 35 (14.29%) VoIP
9 31 (12.65%) MPLS
10 22 (8.98%) SSL
10 22 (8.98%) NX-OS
11 21 (8.57%) Internet
12 19 (7.76%) Network Security
13 17 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (6.53%) SNMP
15 15 (6.12%) SAN
16 14 (5.71%) Ethernet
17 13 (5.31%) iSCSI
18 12 (4.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.94%) MySQL
2 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (4.08%) Subversion
2 10 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.27%) JIRA
4 6 (2.45%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (1.63%) Maven
6 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.82%) AppScan
General
1 128 (52.24%) Finance
2 106 (43.27%) Retail
3 102 (41.63%) Financial Institution
4 28 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (19.59%) Analyst
2 41 (16.73%) Developer
3 29 (11.84%) Network Engineer
4 20 (8.16%) Architect
5 18 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.94%) IT Support
7 15 (6.12%) Network Analyst
8 14 (5.71%) Test Analyst
9 13 (5.31%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Network Architect
11 11 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.08%) Cisco Architect
12 10 (4.08%) Network Design Architect
13 9 (3.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (3.67%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.20%) .NET
2 24 (9.80%) HTML
3 18 (7.35%) CSS
3 18 (7.35%) jQuery
3 18 (7.35%) HTML5
4 14 (5.71%) 802.1X
5 12 (4.90%) Web Services
6 10 (4.08%) XML
6 10 (4.08%) Middleware
7 8 (3.27%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.27%) RESTful
8 6 (2.45%) LAMP
9 4 (1.63%) WinForms
9 4 (1.63%) Spring
9 4 (1.63%) Java EE
9 4 (1.63%) SOAP
9 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.63%) WCF
9 4 (1.63%) WPF
9 4 (1.63%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) User Experience
1 20 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.45%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.04%) CCTV
6 5 (2.04%) Replication
6 5 (2.04%) Life Science
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.22%) iDTV
8 3 (1.22%) BBC
8 3 (1.22%) iPhone
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) RMADS
9 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.69%) Windows
2 35 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.76%) Linux
6 18 (7.35%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.35%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.08%) UNIX
8 9 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.86%) Android
10 6 (2.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.82%) CentOS
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.04%) Customer Engagement
2 102 (41.63%) Risk Management
3 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (17.55%) ITIL
5 39 (15.92%) Project Management
6 28 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 25 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 23 (9.39%) SDLC
9 19 (7.76%) Line Management
10 18 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (7.35%) Migration
11 17 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.94%) Network Architecture
11 17 (6.94%) Network Design
11 17 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (6.53%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (5.71%) Software Testing
14 13 (5.31%) Network Management
15 12 (4.90%) Modular Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.65%) Java
2 27 (11.02%) SQL
3 21 (8.57%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.71%) C#
5 14 (5.71%) PHP
6 13 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.90%) VB
8 5 (2.04%) VBScript
9 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.63%) Python
9 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.82%) C++
10 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (21.63%) Degree
3 26 (10.61%) CCNP
4 22 (8.98%) CCNA
5 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.71%) ISEB
7 13 (5.31%) MCSE
8 11 (4.49%) CCIE
9 10 (4.08%) CISSP
9 10 (4.08%) HP ASE
10 7 (2.86%) CCSP
11 6 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (2.04%) CCSE
13 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.63%) MCSA
14 3 (1.22%) CCDA
14 3 (1.22%) PMP
14 3 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.43%) SLA
2 8 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.45%) QA
4 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.27%) Terminal Server
5 7 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.04%) vSphere
7 4 (1.63%) XenApp
7 4 (1.63%) XenServer
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 8 (3.27%) SCCM
2 5 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.63%) WSUS
4 3 (1.22%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.82%) SCOM
5 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.82%) OpenView
5 2 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 89 (36.33%) Cisco
2 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.24%) VMware
4 25 (10.20%) HP
5 22 (8.98%) CheckPoint
6 19 (7.76%) F5
7 14 (5.71%) Citrix
8 13 (5.31%) Juniper
9 12 (4.90%) Huawei
10 11 (4.49%) Symantec
10 11 (4.49%) Dell
11 10 (4.08%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.67%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.86%) Websense
13 7 (2.86%) Veeam
13 7 (2.86%) Nokia
14 6 (2.45%) Sage
14 6 (2.45%) NetScout
15 5 (2.04%) Ericsson
15 5 (2.04%) IBM
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