Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 119 184
Rank change year-on-year -93 +65 +33
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 34 45 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.60% 1.70% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 12.86% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 60
10th Percentile £28,575 £19,950 £23,350
25th Percentile £35,000 £24,000 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £52,500 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.57% +41.89% -21.69%
75th Percentile £54,688 £62,500 £45,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.22% +20.00% -11.76%

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 686 350 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.13% 13.22% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 482 307 763
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £38,799 £36,896 £31,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
75th Percentile £61,438 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,082
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,125 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +8.53% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £24,000 - 2
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) LAN
3 16 (47.06%) WAN
4 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
7 9 (26.47%) Network Security
7 9 (26.47%) Azure
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
8 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (23.53%) VMware
8 8 (23.53%) DHCP
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 8 (23.53%) Project Management
8 8 (23.53%) Service Management
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (17.65%) Retail
10 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) AWS
11 5 (14.71%) vSphere

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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (26.47%) Azure
3 5 (14.71%) AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) Network Security
5 8 (23.53%) DHCP
6 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) Skype
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) NAS
9 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.88%) SAN
9 2 (5.88%) SD-WAN
9 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (5.88%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) WLAN
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 3 (8.82%) German Language
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) Senior Technician
1 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
2 3 (8.82%) Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) IT Support
2 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
3 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
1 8 (23.53%) Service Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.71%) ITSM
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Fintech
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CEH
1 2 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) OSCP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.88%) Grafana
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) Prometheus
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (5.88%) Terraform
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Meraki
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
5 3 (8.82%) Sophos
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Polycom
6 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam