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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 173 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 81 39 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% 4.25% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 42
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £21,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
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
1192 918 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 13.69% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 782 996
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +14 43 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Cheshire +25 32 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Lancashire -3 4 £11,000 -26.66%
Merseyside -3 1 £55,000 +120.00%
Cumbria - 1 £34,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (50.00%) Cisco
2 61 (42.36%) Firewall
3 60 (41.67%) Windows
4 57 (39.58%) Finance
5 46 (31.94%) LAN
6 37 (25.69%) Microsoft
7 32 (22.22%) Retail
8 31 (21.53%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 29 (20.14%) WAN
10 29 (20.14%) VPN
10 29 (20.14%) Juniper
11 28 (19.44%) SQL
11 28 (19.44%) Financial Institution
11 28 (19.44%) Risk Management
11 28 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
12 27 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 27 (18.75%) VMware
13 26 (18.06%) ITIL
13 26 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
14 25 (17.36%) SLA
15 23 (15.97%) VB
15 23 (15.97%) CCNA
16 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (14.58%) C#
17 21 (14.58%) .NET
17 21 (14.58%) Network Design
18 20 (13.89%) Project Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.25%) JBoss
5 6 (4.17%) Lync
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.78%) CMS
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 2 (1.39%) Documentum
9 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Office
3 5 (3.47%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.39%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.39%) Revit
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (42.36%) Firewall
2 46 (31.94%) LAN
3 29 (20.14%) WAN
3 29 (20.14%) VPN
4 18 (12.50%) DNS
4 18 (12.50%) MPLS
5 17 (11.81%) VLAN
6 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.03%) Network Security
8 10 (6.94%) SAN
9 9 (6.25%) DHCP
9 9 (6.25%) WLAN
10 8 (5.56%) OSPF
10 8 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.86%) Unified Communications
11 7 (4.86%) Internet
12 6 (4.17%) 802.11
12 6 (4.17%) SSH
12 6 (4.17%) EIGRP
12 6 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.56%) DTS
4 5 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.39%) DataEase
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (39.58%) Finance
2 32 (22.22%) Retail
3 28 (19.44%) Financial Institution
4 16 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.06%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) Developer
3 18 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) Architect
4 17 (11.81%) Network Architect
5 15 (10.42%) Senior Network Architect
5 15 (10.42%) Senior Architect
6 13 (9.03%) Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Security Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) Network Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) .NET
2 17 (11.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 17 (11.81%) Web Services
2 17 (11.81%) .NET Remoting
2 17 (11.81%) .NET Framework
2 17 (11.81%) WCF
2 17 (11.81%) LINQ
3 10 (6.94%) XML
4 9 (6.25%) XSD
4 9 (6.25%) XSLT
4 9 (6.25%) Middleware
4 9 (6.25%) RESTful
4 9 (6.25%) SOAP
5 8 (5.56%) WinForms
6 4 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) Replication
3 5 (3.47%) Clustering
4 4 (2.78%) CESG
4 4 (2.78%) SCADA
5 2 (1.39%) GIS
5 2 (1.39%) LLPG
5 2 (1.39%) PDA
5 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) Celerra
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) CCTV
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) SecurID
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.67%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Linux
2 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.39%) CentOS
8 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Risk Management
1 28 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
2 26 (18.06%) ITIL
3 21 (14.58%) Network Design
4 20 (13.89%) Project Management
5 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.81%) OO
7 16 (11.11%) Validation
8 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.25%) Network Management
9 9 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.25%) MVC
9 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.25%) TDD
10 8 (5.56%) Service Management
10 8 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.86%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.44%) SQL
2 27 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 23 (15.97%) VB
4 21 (14.58%) C#
5 13 (9.03%) Java
6 9 (6.25%) XPath
7 6 (4.17%) C
8 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (21.53%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (15.97%) CCNA
3 16 (11.11%) CCNP
4 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.86%) Degree
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.08%) PMP
9 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.08%) CCSE
9 3 (2.08%) MCP
9 3 (2.08%) MCSE
9 3 (2.08%) MCSA
9 3 (2.08%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.39%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (1.39%) CCDP
10 2 (1.39%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (1.39%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.36%) SLA
2 9 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.69%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) vSphere
4 9 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.78%) XenApp
6 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.69%) XenServer
8 1 (0.69%) UAG
8 1 (0.69%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) WSUS
2 5 (3.47%) WMI
3 2 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.69%) SCSM
4 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 72 (50.00%) Cisco
2 37 (25.69%) Microsoft
3 29 (20.14%) Juniper
4 27 (18.75%) VMware
5 17 (11.81%) HP
6 16 (11.11%) F5
7 13 (9.03%) EMC
8 8 (5.56%) Citrix
8 8 (5.56%) Avaya
9 6 (4.17%) WatchGuard
9 6 (4.17%) ProCurve
9 6 (4.17%) NetApp
10 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.47%) Sophos
11 4 (2.78%) Draytek
11 4 (2.78%) Aruba
12 3 (2.08%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.08%) Symantec
12 3 (2.08%) Dell
13 2 (1.39%) McAfee
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