Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 232 167
Rank change year-on-year -5 -65 +23
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 44 60 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.78% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 5.35% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 77
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £28,550
90th Percentile £89,250 £54,000 £95,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 908 1,121 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.84% 14.51% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 741 902 850
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.93% +7.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £22,475
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Manchester

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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
Stockport -1 3 - - 2
Sale - 2 £36,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Bolton - 1 £16,500 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 (63.64%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco
3 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (40.91%) Data Centre
5 16 (36.36%) CCNA
5 16 (36.36%) WAN
6 14 (31.82%) VPN
6 14 (31.82%) MPLS
7 13 (29.55%) LAN
8 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
9 11 (25.00%) CCNP
10 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.73%) DNS
10 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.45%) DHCP
11 9 (20.45%) VoIP
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
11 9 (20.45%) Project Management
12 8 (18.18%) SAN
12 8 (18.18%) Windows
12 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (15.91%) 802.1X
13 7 (15.91%) VMware
13 7 (15.91%) Retail
13 7 (15.91%) ITIL
13 7 (15.91%) ADSL
13 7 (15.91%) 802.11
14 6 (13.64%) DSL

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.27%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) WAN
3 14 (31.82%) MPLS
3 14 (31.82%) VPN
4 13 (29.55%) LAN
5 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.73%) DNS
7 9 (20.45%) DHCP
7 9 (20.45%) VoIP
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (18.18%) SAN
8 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
9 7 (15.91%) 802.11
9 7 (15.91%) ADSL
10 6 (13.64%) DSL
10 6 (13.64%) Network Security
10 6 (13.64%) VLAN
11 5 (11.36%) BGP
11 5 (11.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) EPoS
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Signage
4 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Presales
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (9.09%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) CCNA
3 11 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) CCDP
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
7 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Juniper
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) Meraki
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (4.55%) Mitel
8 2 (4.55%) ShoreTel
9 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard