Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 112 152
Rank change year-on-year +11 +40 -35
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 23 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.44% 1.15% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 7.82% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 33
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £31,925 £24,750 £34,150
90th Percentile £57,625 £48,750 £81,250
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +20.00%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 270 307 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.86% 14.70% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 213 236 317
Cheshire median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.23% +19.12%
10th Percentile £19,300 £21,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £58,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Cheshire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Wireless in Cheshire

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cheshire

Wireless
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 8 £37,500 -
Warrington +9 6 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Crewe -10 2 £33,500 +3.08% 2
Knutsford +29 1 - -
Chester -17 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £27,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £32,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £40,000 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 11 (47.83%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Network Management
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Service Management
5 8 (34.78%) Dell
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
8 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Forcepoint
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (13.04%) Retail
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.04%) Remedy
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) SAN

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.35%) IPv6
7 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Support
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Security Support Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Support
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) Laravel
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
1 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (34.78%) Service Management
2 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) DNA
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 4 (17.39%) Forcepoint
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Remedy
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Meraki
7 2 (8.70%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) arcserve
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Sage
8 1 (4.35%) Synology
8 1 (4.35%) Varonis
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas