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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 171 153 232
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +79
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 72 109 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.66% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 11.43% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 21
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,500 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
909 954 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.51% 14.50% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 755 768 866
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 42 £40,000 - 12
Cheshire +8 17 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Merseyside +3 10 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Lancashire +12 3 £35,000 +89.18% 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 61 (46.21%) Cisco
2 53 (40.15%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Firewall
3 45 (34.09%) LAN
4 38 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (23.48%) C++
6 30 (22.73%) VPN
6 30 (22.73%) 802.1X
7 29 (21.97%) Degree
8 28 (21.21%) WAN
8 28 (21.21%) Unix
9 26 (19.70%) CCNP
10 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
10 25 (18.94%) Electronics
11 24 (18.18%) CCNA
12 23 (17.42%) Active Directory
13 21 (15.91%) WLAN
13 21 (15.91%) 802.11
13 21 (15.91%) Windows Server
14 20 (15.15%) VMware
15 18 (13.64%) Augmented Reality
15 18 (13.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 17 (12.88%) Computer Science
16 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (12.88%) BT
16 17 (12.88%) DHCP
16 17 (12.88%) ITIL
16 17 (12.88%) DNS
16 17 (12.88%) SAN
17 15 (11.36%) Linux

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 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) IaaS
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (40.15%) Firewall
2 45 (34.09%) LAN
3 30 (22.73%) VPN
4 28 (21.21%) WAN
5 21 (15.91%) 802.11
5 21 (15.91%) WLAN
6 17 (12.88%) DHCP
6 17 (12.88%) DNS
6 17 (12.88%) SAN
7 15 (11.36%) MPLS
7 15 (11.36%) Network Security
8 14 (10.61%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
9 13 (9.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (9.85%) SSL
10 12 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.58%) VLAN
11 10 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (6.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) MySQL
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (18.94%) Electronics
2 13 (9.85%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.06%) Finance
5 4 (3.03%) Automotive
6 3 (2.27%) Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (12.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (12.88%) Unix Engineer
4 15 (11.36%) Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Consultant
5 8 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Wireless Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.73%) 802.1X
2 18 (13.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (7.58%) Web Services
4 5 (3.79%) .NET
5 4 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.27%) Django
6 3 (2.27%) HTML
6 3 (2.27%) LAMP
6 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.27%) XMPP
7 2 (1.52%) HTML5
7 2 (1.52%) jQuery
8 1 (0.76%) COM
8 1 (0.76%) ODBC
8 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Augmented Reality
2 17 (12.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.61%) Driving Licence
4 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
5 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.30%) CCTV
8 6 (4.55%) Clustering
8 6 (4.55%) FMCG
8 6 (4.55%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
9 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
10 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
11 3 (2.27%) Replication
11 3 (2.27%) Tandem
12 2 (1.52%) CMDB
12 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 53 (40.15%) Windows
2 28 (21.21%) Unix
3 21 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.36%) Linux
5 9 (6.82%) Android
6 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.52%) OpenWrt
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Debian
9 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.88%) ITIL
2 12 (9.09%) High Availability
2 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 12 (9.09%) Service Management
3 11 (8.33%) Information Security
3 11 (8.33%) Network Design
4 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.06%) Validation
6 7 (5.30%) Prototyping
6 7 (5.30%) Schematic Capture
7 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.55%) Security Management
7 6 (4.55%) Server Hardening
8 5 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.79%) Presales
8 5 (3.79%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (3.79%) Social Engineering
9 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) C++
2 10 (7.58%) SQL
3 9 (6.82%) C
4 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.79%) Python
5 2 (1.52%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.76%) Go
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (21.97%) Degree
3 26 (19.70%) CCNP
4 24 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.03%) CCIE
5 4 (3.03%) CEH
5 4 (3.03%) CHFI
5 4 (3.03%) CISM
5 4 (3.03%) CISSP
5 4 (3.03%) EC-Council LPT
5 4 (3.03%) ECSA
5 4 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.03%) OSCP
5 4 (3.03%) RHCE
6 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) CCDP
7 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 8 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (17.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.55%) XenServer
4 5 (3.79%) Xen
5 4 (3.03%) Firmware
6 3 (2.27%) XenApp
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (4.55%) SCCM
3 5 (3.79%) Cacti
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.27%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 61 (46.21%) Cisco
2 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.15%) VMware
4 17 (12.88%) BT
5 13 (9.85%) HP
5 13 (9.85%) Juniper
6 11 (8.33%) Meraki
7 10 (7.58%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.06%) Aruba
9 7 (5.30%) 3PAR
9 7 (5.30%) NETGEAR
10 6 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.55%) IronPort
10 6 (4.55%) Siemens
11 5 (3.79%) Avaya
11 5 (3.79%) Polycom
12 4 (3.03%) Citrix
12 4 (3.03%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.27%) Motorola
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