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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 169 153 229
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +76
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 63 102 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.59% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 10.84% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 24
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £18,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
893 941 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 14.63% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 757 759 865
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 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 2 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 -4 42 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Merseyside +11 11 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Cheshire +8 10 £35,000 - 4
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 54 (45.00%) Windows
2 51 (42.50%) Cisco
3 41 (34.17%) LAN
4 39 (32.50%) Firewall
5 37 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (25.83%) Unix
7 30 (25.00%) C++
8 27 (22.50%) Degree
9 26 (21.67%) WAN
10 24 (20.00%) CCNA
10 24 (20.00%) Electronics
10 24 (20.00%) 802.1X
11 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
12 22 (18.33%) VPN
12 22 (18.33%) 802.11
13 20 (16.67%) CCNP
14 19 (15.83%) TCP/IP
14 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
14 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
15 17 (14.17%) VMware
15 17 (14.17%) Augmented Reality
15 17 (14.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 16 (13.33%) Windows Server
16 16 (13.33%) BT
16 16 (13.33%) Information Security
16 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
16 16 (13.33%) DNS
17 15 (12.50%) MPLS
18 14 (11.67%) WLAN
18 14 (11.67%) 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 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.17%) LAN
2 39 (32.50%) Firewall
3 26 (21.67%) WAN
4 22 (18.33%) 802.11
4 22 (18.33%) VPN
5 19 (15.83%) TCP/IP
6 16 (13.33%) DNS
7 15 (12.50%) MPLS
8 14 (11.67%) WLAN
9 13 (10.83%) DHCP
9 13 (10.83%) Network Security
9 13 (10.83%) SAN
10 8 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 8 (6.67%) Internet
10 8 (6.67%) OSPF
10 8 (6.67%) Unified Communications
10 8 (6.67%) VLAN
10 8 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (20.00%) Electronics
2 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.50%) Finance
5 7 (5.83%) Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Automotive
7 2 (1.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.17%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Consultant
5 8 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (6.67%) Tester
6 7 (5.83%) Applications Tester
6 7 (5.83%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Mobile Tester
6 7 (5.83%) Security Penetration Tester
6 7 (5.83%) Security Tester
7 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) IT Support
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 17 (14.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 14 (11.67%) Web Services
4 4 (3.33%) .NET
4 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.50%) Django
5 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) LAMP
5 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.50%) XMPP
6 2 (1.67%) HTML5
6 2 (1.67%) jQuery
7 1 (0.83%) COM
7 1 (0.83%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.17%) Augmented Reality
3 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.67%) Driving Licence
5 10 (8.33%) Virtual Team
6 9 (7.50%) Blackberry
6 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
7 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (5.83%) CCTV
9 6 (5.00%) Clustering
9 6 (5.00%) FMCG
10 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
11 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
11 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
12 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (2.50%) Tandem
13 2 (1.67%) CMDB
13 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
13 2 (1.67%) Life Science
14 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.00%) Windows
2 31 (25.83%) Unix
3 16 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.67%) Linux
5 13 (10.83%) Android
6 12 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.67%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.33%) Information Security
2 14 (11.67%) Network Design
3 13 (10.83%) ITIL
4 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (9.17%) High Availability
5 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) Security Management
6 10 (8.33%) Server Hardening
7 9 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (7.50%) Social Engineering
7 9 (7.50%) Validation
8 8 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
8 8 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (6.67%) SDLC
8 8 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 8 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 8 (6.67%) Software Audit
8 8 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) C++
2 9 (7.50%) C
3 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.17%) Python
3 5 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.50%) Degree
3 24 (20.00%) CCNA
4 20 (16.67%) CCNP
5 5 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.17%) CEH
5 5 (4.17%) CHFI
5 5 (4.17%) CISM
5 5 (4.17%) CISSP
5 5 (4.17%) EC-Council LPT
5 5 (4.17%) ECSA
5 5 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (4.17%) OSCP
5 5 (4.17%) RHCE
6 4 (3.33%) CCIE
7 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.67%) MCP
9 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.50%) SLA
3 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) XenServer
4 5 (4.17%) Firmware
4 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.17%) Xen
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (42.50%) Cisco
2 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.17%) VMware
4 16 (13.33%) BT
5 13 (10.83%) Juniper
6 11 (9.17%) HP
7 10 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.67%) Meraki
9 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 7 (5.83%) NETGEAR
10 6 (5.00%) Aruba
11 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.50%) F5
12 3 (2.50%) Ipanema Technologies
12 3 (2.50%) Motorola
12 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.50%) Samsung
12 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.50%) Twitter
13 2 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
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