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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 184 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 69 64 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.93% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 6.76% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 50
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £26,450 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
1123 947 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.17% 13.77% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 938 781 934
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 -1 42 £35,000 -19.07% 10
Cheshire -3 22 £35,000 -45.31% 4
Lancashire -2 3 £11,000 -26.66%
Merseyside +7 2 £46,500 +29.16% 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 55 (46.61%) Cisco
2 53 (44.92%) Windows
3 50 (42.37%) Firewall
4 41 (34.75%) Finance
5 36 (30.51%) LAN
6 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (22.03%) Retail
7 25 (21.19%) Juniper
7 25 (21.19%) SQL
8 24 (20.34%) SLA
8 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
9 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
9 23 (19.49%) WAN
9 23 (19.49%) VPN
10 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
11 21 (17.80%) T-SQL
11 21 (17.80%) CCNA
11 21 (17.80%) Risk Management
12 20 (16.95%) Financial Institution
12 20 (16.95%) VB
12 20 (16.95%) Customer Engagement
13 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (16.10%) ITIL
14 18 (15.25%) .NET
14 18 (15.25%) C#
14 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.41%) .NET Remoting
15 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
15 17 (14.41%) WCF
15 17 (14.41%) LINQ

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 17 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.63%) JBoss
3 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.39%) Lync
4 4 (3.39%) CMS
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) Documentum
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Office
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.69%) Revit
2 2 (1.69%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (42.37%) Firewall
2 36 (30.51%) LAN
3 23 (19.49%) WAN
3 23 (19.49%) VPN
4 13 (11.02%) DNS
4 13 (11.02%) VLAN
5 12 (10.17%) MPLS
6 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.63%) Network Security
8 8 (6.78%) WLAN
9 7 (5.93%) SAN
9 7 (5.93%) Internet
9 7 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.93%) OSPF
10 6 (5.08%) 802.11
10 6 (5.08%) SSH
10 6 (5.08%) EIGRP
10 6 (5.08%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (4.24%) NAS
12 4 (3.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.78%) DTS
4 2 (1.69%) DataEase
4 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (34.75%) Finance
2 26 (22.03%) Retail
3 20 (16.95%) Financial Institution
4 15 (12.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.10%) Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Architect
3 13 (11.02%) Network Architect
3 13 (11.02%) Senior Network Architect
3 13 (11.02%) Senior Architect
4 11 (9.32%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.93%) Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.39%) Field Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) .NET
2 17 (14.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 17 (14.41%) Web Services
2 17 (14.41%) .NET Remoting
2 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
2 17 (14.41%) WCF
2 17 (14.41%) LINQ
3 10 (8.47%) XML
4 9 (7.63%) XSD
4 9 (7.63%) XSLT
4 9 (7.63%) Middleware
4 9 (7.63%) RESTful
4 9 (7.63%) SOAP
5 8 (6.78%) WinForms
6 4 (3.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) CESG
3 4 (3.39%) SCADA
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) LLPG
5 2 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) SecurID
6 1 (0.85%) Handset
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) DTV
6 1 (0.85%) PDA
6 1 (0.85%) CCTV
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Celerra
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.92%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) Risk Management
2 20 (16.95%) Customer Engagement
3 19 (16.10%) ITIL
4 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.41%) OO
6 16 (13.56%) Project Management
7 15 (12.71%) Network Design
8 13 (11.02%) Validation
9 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.63%) MVC
9 9 (7.63%) TDD
9 9 (7.63%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.78%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.78%) Network Management
11 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.08%) Logistics
11 6 (5.08%) Service Management
11 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.24%) Migration
12 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) SQL
2 21 (17.80%) T-SQL
3 20 (16.95%) VB
4 18 (15.25%) C#
5 10 (8.47%) Java
6 9 (7.63%) XPath
7 3 (2.54%) C
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (17.80%) CCNA
3 15 (12.71%) CCNP
4 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.54%) CCSE
7 2 (1.69%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.69%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.69%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (1.69%) PMP
7 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.69%) MCP
7 2 (1.69%) MCSE
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) CCSA
8 1 (0.85%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.34%) SLA
2 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.39%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.85%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.24%) vSphere
5 3 (2.54%) XenApp
5 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.85%) UAG
7 1 (0.85%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) WMI
1 2 (1.69%) WSUS
2 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.85%) SCSM
2 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (46.61%) Cisco
2 25 (21.19%) Juniper
3 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.56%) VMware
5 13 (11.02%) F5
5 13 (11.02%) HP
6 6 (5.08%) ProCurve
7 5 (4.24%) EMC
7 5 (4.24%) Avaya
8 4 (3.39%) Citrix
8 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.39%) Aruba
8 4 (3.39%) Draytek
9 3 (2.54%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.54%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.54%) Symantec
9 3 (2.54%) NetApp
9 3 (2.54%) Dell
10 2 (1.69%) Sophos
10 2 (1.69%) Autodesk
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