Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 143 179
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36 +69
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 21 88 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.60% 1.66% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.24% 12.72% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 95 126
Median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -10.91% +29.41%
10th Percentile £20,125 £25,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% +14.71%

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 401 692 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.45% 13.05% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 336 567 1,064
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,275
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Stockport +26 1 £55,000 -24.14%
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 14 (66.67%) LAN
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 5 (23.81%) F5
6 5 (23.81%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Threat Management
7 4 (19.05%) Web Filtering
7 4 (19.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (19.05%) HP

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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless Security
9 1 (4.76%) DNS
9 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.76%) WebEx
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Security Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Trainee
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Threat Management
2 4 (19.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (19.05%) Web Filtering
3 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MBCS
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) NCSC
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 5 (23.81%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
4 4 (19.05%) Aruba
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin