Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 243 182
Rank change year-on-year +21 -61 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 60 59 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 0.72% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 4.83% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 69
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £22,325 £33,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £96,000 £67,500 £48,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +20.00% -6.25%

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 1,101 1,221 1,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.12% 14.89% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1,041 900
Manchester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +7 8 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Bolton +11 4 £29,750 -40.50%
Sale -2 2 £36,500 +4.29%
Heywood - 1 £26,250 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 41 (68.33%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) Firewall
3 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (40.00%) LAN
5 22 (36.67%) WAN
6 20 (33.33%) CCNP
6 20 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (28.33%) CCNA
7 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.33%) VPN
7 17 (28.33%) Juniper
7 17 (28.33%) Network Security
8 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (25.00%) Windows
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.67%) Retail
10 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 12 (20.00%) SAN
10 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (20.00%) Office 365
10 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.33%) DNS
11 11 (18.33%) DHCP
12 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (16.67%) Meraki
13 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
13 9 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (15.00%) Presales

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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) LAN
3 22 (36.67%) WAN
4 17 (28.33%) Network Security
4 17 (28.33%) VPN
5 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 12 (20.00%) SAN
7 11 (18.33%) DHCP
7 11 (18.33%) DNS
8 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 9 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (13.33%) MPLS
9 8 (13.33%) SSL
9 8 (13.33%) WLAN
10 7 (11.67%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (11.67%) VoIP
11 6 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (10.00%) xDSL
General
1 13 (21.67%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 12 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Security Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Presales Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) EPoS
4 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (15.00%) Presales
3 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.00%) PQQ
4 6 (10.00%) Product Management
4 6 (10.00%) SDLC
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Document Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Development
8 2 (3.33%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (3.33%) Information Security
8 2 (3.33%) Network Management
8 2 (3.33%) PLM
8 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCNP
3 17 (28.33%) CCNA
4 8 (13.33%) CCDP
5 3 (5.00%) CISSP
5 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) CCIE
6 2 (3.33%) CISA
6 2 (3.33%) CISM
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) GCIA
7 1 (1.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.67%) SANS
7 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) PMO
3 4 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.67%) GDPR
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (3.33%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (28.33%) Juniper
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) Meraki
6 9 (15.00%) Citrix
7 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 6 (10.00%) IronPort
8 6 (10.00%) NetApp
9 5 (8.33%) HP
9 5 (8.33%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.00%) Aruba
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) F5
11 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.33%) Sophos
11 2 (3.33%) Splunk
12 1 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless