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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / North West
Rank 186 174 170
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 49 56 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.00% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 6.94% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 49
Median salary £40,000 £43,450 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.94% +15.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,975 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £95,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.35%

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
851 807 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.16% 14.45% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 642 664 912
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -37 32 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Cheshire +14 8 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Lancashire -8 3 £35,500 +14.51% 1
Merseyside -6 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 - 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 84 (70.00%) Cisco
2 69 (57.50%) Firewall
3 66 (55.00%) LAN
4 59 (49.17%) WAN
5 55 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (39.17%) CCNP
7 46 (38.33%) VPN
8 35 (29.17%) Cisco Wireless
9 32 (26.67%) DNS
10 31 (25.83%) Finance
10 31 (25.83%) Data Centre
11 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 29 (24.17%) High Availability
13 28 (23.33%) CCNA
13 28 (23.33%) DHCP
14 27 (22.50%) CheckPoint
14 27 (22.50%) BGP
14 27 (22.50%) Degree
15 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (20.83%) VMware
15 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (19.17%) OSPF
16 23 (19.17%) Cisco Prime
16 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
16 23 (19.17%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (17.50%) Network Security
17 21 (17.50%) Windows
18 20 (16.67%) Network Design
18 20 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.33%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.33%) SaaS
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (57.50%) Firewall
2 66 (55.00%) LAN
3 59 (49.17%) WAN
4 46 (38.33%) VPN
5 35 (29.17%) Cisco Wireless
6 32 (26.67%) DNS
7 28 (23.33%) DHCP
8 27 (22.50%) BGP
9 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (19.17%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (19.17%) OSPF
10 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
11 21 (17.50%) Network Security
12 19 (15.83%) MPLS
12 19 (15.83%) SSL
13 15 (12.50%) VLAN
13 15 (12.50%) WLAN
14 14 (11.67%) EIGRP
14 14 (11.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.83%) Marketing
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
6 3 (2.50%) Games
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) IT Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) IT Support
6 8 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) IT Sales Executive
9 5 (4.17%) New Business Sales Executive
9 5 (4.17%) Sales Executive
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
2 3 (2.50%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) Data Centre
2 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.17%) Social Media
5 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) CMDB
7 2 (1.67%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.83%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.17%) Linux
7 2 (1.67%) Unix
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) High Availability
2 20 (16.67%) Network Design
2 20 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (12.50%) Migration
4 15 (12.50%) Network Management
5 13 (10.83%) CRM
6 12 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.17%) Presales
8 9 (7.50%) ITIL
9 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.00%) Lead Generation
10 6 (5.00%) Service Management
10 6 (5.00%) SIEM
10 6 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.17%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.17%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.17%) Statistics
12 4 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) C
2 4 (3.33%) C++
2 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.50%) C#
3 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (39.17%) CCNP
3 28 (23.33%) CCNA
4 27 (22.50%) Degree
5 15 (12.50%) CCIE
6 10 (8.33%) MCSE
6 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.33%) MCITP
8 4 (3.33%) MCTS
9 3 (2.50%) MCP
10 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.67%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.67%) MCSA
10 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 15 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.67%) Cacti
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (70.00%) Cisco
2 27 (22.50%) CheckPoint
3 25 (20.83%) VMware
4 19 (15.83%) Fortinet
5 18 (15.00%) HP
6 17 (14.17%) F5
7 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.83%) Meraki
9 11 (9.17%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.50%) Aruba
11 7 (5.83%) Google
11 7 (5.83%) WatchGuard
12 6 (5.00%) Juniper
12 6 (5.00%) Splunk
13 5 (4.17%) Draytek
13 5 (4.17%) SonicWALL
13 5 (4.17%) Symantec
14 4 (3.33%) Dell
14 4 (3.33%) Veeam
15 3 (2.50%) Siemens
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £39,324 to £48,327 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kendal
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Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Burnley
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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