Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 198 194
Rank change year-on-year -43 -4 +48
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 54 90 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 1.22% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 7.98% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 63
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £33,730 £28,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,800 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +8.97%

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 1134 1128 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.26% 15.32% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 983 989 835
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -10 10 £45,000 +32.35%
Bolton +1 4 £50,000 +170.34% 1
Cheadle -12 2 £44,500 -0.56%
Sale - 1 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 36 (66.67%) Cisco
2 35 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (61.11%) WAN
4 30 (55.56%) Firewall
5 28 (51.85%) LAN
6 27 (50.00%) CCNP
7 23 (42.59%) VPN
7 23 (42.59%) Data Centre
8 21 (38.89%) Network Security
9 20 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
11 17 (31.48%) BGP
12 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (24.07%) Degree
13 13 (24.07%) IPsec
13 13 (24.07%) SSL
13 13 (24.07%) CCNA
14 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
14 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
14 12 (22.22%) MPLS
14 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds
14 12 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
16 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
16 10 (18.52%) Juniper
16 10 (18.52%) Siemens
16 10 (18.52%) WLAN
16 10 (18.52%) F5
16 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) WAN
2 30 (55.56%) Firewall
3 28 (51.85%) LAN
4 23 (42.59%) VPN
5 21 (38.89%) Network Security
6 20 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 17 (31.48%) BGP
9 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (24.07%) IPsec
10 13 (24.07%) SSL
11 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
11 12 (22.22%) MPLS
12 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
13 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
13 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (18.52%) OpenScape
13 10 (18.52%) WLAN
14 7 (12.96%) Wireless Security
15 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (12.96%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) IT Support
9 3 (5.56%) Junior
9 3 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.11%) iPad
5 4 (7.41%) Driving Licence
6 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) CCTV
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (18.52%) Presales
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.11%) Coaching
4 6 (11.11%) High Availability
4 6 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 6 (11.11%) Network Management
4 6 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 6 (11.11%) SIEM
4 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Network Design
6 4 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Process Management
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) Degree
4 8 (14.81%) CCIE
5 7 (12.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (7.41%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.70%) CCDP
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCSA
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.85%) MBCS
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) MCP
8 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.11%) Cacti
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 10 (18.52%) F5
3 10 (18.52%) IronPort
3 10 (18.52%) Juniper
3 10 (18.52%) Polycom
3 10 (18.52%) Siemens
4 6 (11.11%) Splunk
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Capita
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Meraki
7 1 (1.85%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) VMware