Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 240 177
Rank change year-on-year +29 -63 +6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 89 54 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 0.69% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 4.77% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 91
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £33,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £67,500 £48,000
North West median annual salary £40,798 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.34% +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 1,278 1,132 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.55% 14.55% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 978 985
Manchester median annual salary £43,014 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.72% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,575 £58,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +14 10 £32,500 -27.78%
Bolton +15 4 £29,750 -40.50%
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Sale -8 2 £36,500 +4.29%
Cheadle +2 1 £47,000 +5.62% 1
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 66 (74.16%) Cisco
2 41 (46.07%) Firewall
3 40 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (41.57%) LAN
5 33 (37.08%) WAN
6 28 (31.46%) CCNP
6 28 (31.46%) CCNA
7 27 (30.34%) Network Security
7 27 (30.34%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (26.97%) Juniper
9 23 (25.84%) VMware
10 20 (22.47%) VPN
11 19 (21.35%) Windows
12 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
12 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.22%) CheckPoint
12 18 (20.22%) Office 365
13 17 (19.10%) Meraki
14 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
14 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (15.73%) IronPort
15 14 (15.73%) Cisco ISE
15 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
15 14 (15.73%) VoIP
15 14 (15.73%) IP Telephony
15 14 (15.73%) Stealthwatch
15 14 (15.73%) Cisco Firepower
16 13 (14.61%) Retail
16 13 (14.61%) Citrix
16 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring

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 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Office 365
2 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (46.07%) Firewall
2 37 (41.57%) LAN
3 33 (37.08%) WAN
4 27 (30.34%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (30.34%) Network Security
5 20 (22.47%) VPN
6 14 (15.73%) Cisco Firepower
6 14 (15.73%) Cisco ISE
6 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
6 14 (15.73%) IP Telephony
6 14 (15.73%) VoIP
7 12 (13.48%) SAN
8 11 (12.36%) DHCP
8 11 (12.36%) DNS
9 10 (11.24%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (10.11%) MPLS
10 9 (10.11%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (10.11%) WLAN
11 8 (8.99%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) CMake
1 2 (2.25%) GCC
1 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (14.61%) Retail
2 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.74%) Local Government
4 4 (4.49%) Finance
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Consultant
2 21 (23.60%) Cisco Consultant
3 20 (22.47%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 20 (22.47%) Security Consultant
4 17 (19.10%) Analyst
5 14 (15.73%) Architect
5 14 (15.73%) Security Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
8 11 (12.36%) Network Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (8.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (7.87%) LAN Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Network Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Cisco Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Presales Consultant
12 6 (6.74%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.25%) LDAP
2 2 (2.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) EPoS
4 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
2 9 (10.11%) Presales
2 9 (10.11%) Project Management
3 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.74%) PQQ
5 6 (6.74%) Product Management
5 6 (6.74%) SDLC
5 6 (6.74%) Time Management
5 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.49%) Identity Management
6 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (4.49%) ITIL
6 4 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (3.37%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) C++
3 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (31.46%) CCNA
2 28 (31.46%) CCNP
3 8 (8.99%) CCDP
4 6 (6.74%) CISSP
5 5 (5.62%) MCSE
5 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.49%) CISM
6 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.37%) CISA
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) GCIA
7 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) CCIE
8 2 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.25%) MCITP
8 2 (2.25%) MCP
8 2 (2.25%) SANS
8 2 (2.25%) SSCP
9 1 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) PMO
2 7 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.37%) QA
5 1 (1.12%) GDPR
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Stealthwatch
2 8 (8.99%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 2 (2.25%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 66 (74.16%) Cisco
2 24 (26.97%) Juniper
3 23 (25.84%) VMware
4 18 (20.22%) CheckPoint
4 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.10%) Meraki
6 14 (15.73%) IronPort
7 13 (14.61%) Citrix
7 13 (14.61%) Palo Alto
8 11 (12.36%) Fortinet
9 10 (11.24%) Aruba
9 10 (11.24%) HP
9 10 (11.24%) Nimble Storage
10 8 (8.99%) NetApp
11 6 (6.74%) Splunk
12 5 (5.62%) F5
12 5 (5.62%) Forcepoint
12 5 (5.62%) NETGEAR
12 5 (5.62%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (4.49%) Sophos