Period
to 10 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 135 173
Rank change year-on-year -16 +38 +65
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 46 83 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 1.91% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 13.86% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 82 76
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £21,875
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,750 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £53,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.87% +17.78% +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% -5.26%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 414 599 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.97% 13.76% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 319 471 830
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £49,482 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.06% +9.96% +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,366 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Manchester.

Salary trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. 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
Altrincham -4 5 £42,500 +112.50%
Stockport +19 2 £51,250 -29.31% 1
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 28 (60.87%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) Firewall
5 16 (34.78%) Network+ Certification
6 14 (30.43%) LAN
7 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
8 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (21.74%) WAN
9 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
10 9 (19.57%) NAS
10 9 (19.57%) Linux
10 9 (19.57%) HP
10 9 (19.57%) SAN
10 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (17.39%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
11 8 (17.39%) A+ Certification
11 8 (17.39%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (17.39%) Data Security
11 8 (17.39%) CCNA
12 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.22%) VMware
12 7 (15.22%) FortiGate
13 6 (13.04%) Meraki
13 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Service Bus
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Service Fabric
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) NAS
4 9 (19.57%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.87%) DNS
6 5 (10.87%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (10.87%) Skype
6 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
6 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 4 (8.70%) BGP
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (8.70%) DHCP
7 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 4 (8.70%) MPLS
7 4 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
1 4 (8.70%) Social Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Trainee
2 8 (17.39%) Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacker
2 8 (17.39%) IT Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Network Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Trainee Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Trainee Network Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) iPad
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Android
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (17.39%) Data Security
6 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) Proactive Maintenance
7 5 (10.87%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.70%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (8.70%) Telematics
8 4 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.39%) A+ Certification
3 8 (17.39%) CCNA
3 8 (17.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (17.39%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) MBCS
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) OSCP
7 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) FortiGate
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.22%) VMware
6 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
6 6 (13.04%) Meraki
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
7 5 (10.87%) Polycom
7 5 (10.87%) Proofpoint
7 5 (10.87%) Sophos
8 4 (8.70%) F5
8 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.35%) Aruba
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) Xamarin