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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 151 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +13
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 92 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 3.13% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 52 21 26
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1092 928 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.02% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 912 809 1001
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +33 46 £35,000 -26.31% 15
Cheshire +32 40 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire - 5 £37,000 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £34,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 79 (47.88%) Cisco
2 68 (41.21%) Finance
3 67 (40.61%) Firewall
4 65 (39.39%) Windows
5 50 (30.30%) LAN
6 45 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 42 (25.45%) Retail
8 39 (23.64%) Risk Management
8 39 (23.64%) Financial Institution
8 39 (23.64%) Customer Engagement
9 34 (20.61%) VPN
10 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 33 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (20.00%) VMware
11 32 (19.39%) T-SQL
12 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
12 31 (18.79%) ITIL
12 31 (18.79%) WAN
12 31 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (17.58%) MS Exchange
14 28 (16.97%) VB
14 28 (16.97%) SQL
15 27 (16.36%) Juniper
16 26 (15.76%) C#
16 26 (15.76%) .NET
17 25 (15.15%) SLA
18 24 (14.55%) HP
19 23 (13.94%) CCNA
20 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
20 22 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.45%) JBoss
3 9 (5.45%) Lync
4 8 (4.85%) IIS
5 5 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.82%) CMS
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.21%) Revit
5 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (40.61%) Firewall
2 50 (30.30%) LAN
3 34 (20.61%) VPN
4 31 (18.79%) WAN
5 21 (12.73%) DNS
6 18 (10.91%) MPLS
7 17 (10.30%) VLAN
8 14 (8.48%) SAN
8 14 (8.48%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.27%) DHCP
9 12 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (6.67%) Network Security
11 10 (6.06%) OSPF
11 10 (6.06%) WLAN
12 9 (5.45%) NAS
13 7 (4.24%) Unified Communications
14 6 (3.64%) EIGRP
14 6 (3.64%) SSL
15 5 (3.03%) 802.11
15 5 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.85%) DTS
4 5 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.21%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 68 (41.21%) Finance
2 42 (25.45%) Retail
3 39 (23.64%) Financial Institution
4 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Developer
2 26 (15.76%) Support Engineer
3 23 (13.94%) Network Engineer
4 19 (11.52%) Consultant
5 17 (10.30%) Architect
5 17 (10.30%) Network Architect
6 13 (7.88%) Senior Architect
6 13 (7.88%) Senior Network Architect
7 10 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.85%) Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.76%) .NET
2 17 (10.30%) Web Services
2 17 (10.30%) .NET Remoting
2 17 (10.30%) .NET Framework
2 17 (10.30%) WCF
2 17 (10.30%) LINQ
2 17 (10.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (6.06%) XML
4 9 (5.45%) XSD
4 9 (5.45%) XSLT
4 9 (5.45%) SOAP
4 9 (5.45%) Middleware
4 9 (5.45%) RESTful
5 8 (4.85%) WinForms
6 4 (2.42%) JSP
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.85%) Clustering
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) CESG
5 4 (2.42%) SCADA
6 3 (1.82%) CCTV
7 2 (1.21%) PDA
7 2 (1.21%) LLPG
7 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.21%) Celerra
7 2 (1.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) SecurID
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.39%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.21%) CentOS
8 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.21%) Android
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Risk Management
1 39 (23.64%) Customer Engagement
2 31 (18.79%) ITIL
3 21 (12.73%) Network Design
3 21 (12.73%) Project Management
4 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.30%) OO
5 17 (10.30%) Validation
6 14 (8.48%) Service Management
6 14 (8.48%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.45%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.45%) TDD
9 9 (5.45%) MVC
10 8 (4.85%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.85%) Network Management
10 8 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.24%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.39%) T-SQL
2 28 (16.97%) VB
2 28 (16.97%) SQL
3 26 (15.76%) C#
4 18 (10.91%) Java
5 10 (6.06%) PHP
6 9 (5.45%) XPath
7 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.64%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (13.94%) CCNA
3 19 (11.52%) CCNP
4 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.06%) Degree
6 6 (3.64%) CCDP
7 5 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.42%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.82%) MCP
9 3 (1.82%) MCSE
9 3 (1.82%) MCSA
9 3 (1.82%) CCIE
9 3 (1.82%) PMP
9 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.82%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.82%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (1.82%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.15%) SLA
2 12 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.82%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.30%) vSphere
4 11 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.85%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.64%) XenApp
7 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.61%) XenServer
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) WSUS
2 5 (3.03%) WMI
3 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) SCSM
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 79 (47.88%) Cisco
2 45 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 33 (20.00%) VMware
4 27 (16.36%) Juniper
5 24 (14.55%) HP
6 17 (10.30%) F5
7 16 (9.70%) Citrix
8 13 (7.88%) EMC
9 11 (6.67%) NetApp
10 8 (4.85%) Avaya
11 7 (4.24%) Meraki
12 6 (3.64%) WatchGuard
12 6 (3.64%) ProCurve
13 5 (3.03%) Sophos
13 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.42%) Draytek
15 3 (1.82%) Symantec
15 3 (1.82%) Blue Coat
15 3 (1.82%) SonicWALL
15 3 (1.82%) Riverbed
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25k per year
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