Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 117 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +53
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 69 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.28% 1.38% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 8.47% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 33
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +10.39%
10th Percentile £30,750 £17,000 £26,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,050 £49,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.90%

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 516 366 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.07% 16.25% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 377 283 431
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,824 £68,750
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Warrington +20 32 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Knutsford - 5 £61,250 - 1
Chester -4 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Northwich +11 2 £36,000 +50.00%
Runcorn -2 2 £35,000 -
Congleton - 2 £37,500 -
Macclesfield +6 1 £26,000 -48.00%
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 49 (71.01%) Cisco
2 46 (66.67%) Firewall
3 42 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (60.87%) WAN
4 41 (59.42%) DHCP
4 41 (59.42%) DNS
5 37 (53.62%) Load Balancing
6 36 (52.17%) VPN
7 32 (46.38%) OSPF
7 32 (46.38%) BGP
7 32 (46.38%) EIGRP
8 31 (44.93%) LAN
8 31 (44.93%) Cisco IOS
9 30 (43.48%) CCNP
10 29 (42.03%) SSL
10 29 (42.03%) F5
11 26 (37.68%) MPLS
11 26 (37.68%) IPsec
12 23 (33.33%) Ethernet
13 22 (31.88%) ITIL
13 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (30.43%) IP Telephony
14 21 (30.43%) NX-OS
15 20 (28.99%) Degree
15 20 (28.99%) Finance
16 19 (27.54%) Wireshark
16 19 (27.54%) Cisco PIX
16 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
16 19 (27.54%) Riverbed
17 18 (26.09%) Microsoft

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 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (66.67%) Firewall
2 42 (60.87%) WAN
3 41 (59.42%) DHCP
3 41 (59.42%) DNS
4 36 (52.17%) VPN
5 32 (46.38%) BGP
5 32 (46.38%) EIGRP
5 32 (46.38%) OSPF
6 31 (44.93%) Cisco IOS
6 31 (44.93%) LAN
7 29 (42.03%) SSL
8 26 (37.68%) IPsec
8 26 (37.68%) MPLS
9 23 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (30.43%) IP Telephony
11 21 (30.43%) NX-OS
12 19 (27.54%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (27.54%) Wireshark
13 18 (26.09%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
6 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Service Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Field Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) IT Support
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) CSS
2 7 (10.14%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) RESTful
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 6 (8.70%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.25%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Load Balancing
2 22 (31.88%) ITIL
3 17 (24.64%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (17.39%) Service Management
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.49%) ITSM
6 8 (11.59%) Network Management
6 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.14%) CRM
7 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.70%) Data Security
8 6 (8.70%) ERP
8 6 (8.70%) MVC
8 6 (8.70%) MVVM
8 6 (8.70%) SOLID
9 5 (7.25%) Line Management
10 3 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Python
2 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.14%) C#
3 7 (10.14%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) R
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (43.48%) CCNP
3 20 (28.99%) Degree
4 16 (23.19%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) CCIE
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) PMO
2 6 (8.70%) GDPR
3 3 (4.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (71.01%) Cisco
2 29 (42.03%) F5
3 19 (27.54%) Riverbed
4 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) 3Com
5 7 (10.14%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.25%) Meraki
8 3 (4.35%) Infoblox
8 3 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (2.90%) VMware
10 1 (1.45%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.45%) EMC
10 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.45%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.45%) Veeam