Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 244 204
Rank change year-on-year +52 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 96 43 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.41% 0.58% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 4.27% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 84 34 69
Manchester median annual salary £52,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.51% +10.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,663 £34,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £51,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year - +20.81% -14.86%

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 1,266 1,007 1,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.64% 13.57% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 863 940
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,375 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 - 5 £32,500 - 1
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Sale -2 1 £57,500 +64.29%
Cheadle - 1 £47,000 -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 (68.75%) Cisco
2 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (44.79%) LAN
4 40 (41.67%) Firewall
5 37 (38.54%) CCNP
6 35 (36.46%) CCNA
7 32 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (31.25%) WAN
8 30 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 29 (30.21%) Cisco Firepower
9 29 (30.21%) CheckPoint
10 28 (29.17%) Network Security
11 25 (26.04%) IronPort
11 25 (26.04%) Palo Alto
11 25 (26.04%) Stealthwatch
12 23 (23.96%) PMO
13 20 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
14 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
15 17 (17.71%) VPN
15 17 (17.71%) Juniper
15 17 (17.71%) Meraki
16 16 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
16 16 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
16 16 (16.67%) Wireless Security
17 14 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (14.58%) Windows
18 13 (13.54%) Office 365
19 12 (12.50%) VoIP
19 12 (12.50%) Active Directory

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 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.04%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (44.79%) LAN
2 40 (41.67%) Firewall
3 32 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (31.25%) WAN
5 29 (30.21%) Cisco Firepower
6 28 (29.17%) Network Security
7 20 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
8 17 (17.71%) VPN
9 16 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
9 16 (16.67%) Wireless Security
10 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (12.50%) VoIP
12 10 (10.42%) DMZ
13 9 (9.38%) DKIM
13 9 (9.38%) DMARC
14 8 (8.33%) Ethernet
14 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
16 6 (6.25%) DHCP
16 6 (6.25%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) CMake
1 3 (3.13%) GCC
1 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Law
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Local Government
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Consultant
2 26 (27.08%) Cisco Consultant
2 26 (27.08%) Security Consultant
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 17 (17.71%) Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Security Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Architect
8 9 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Network Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Network Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.13%) Yocto
3 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) EPoS
5 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.13%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) BYOD
6 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.08%) iPad
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.04%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) ITIL
4 10 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (9.38%) DNA
5 9 (9.38%) Project Management
6 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.25%) Presales
7 5 (5.21%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.17%) Change Management
8 4 (4.17%) Coaching
8 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.17%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.17%) Service Management
8 4 (4.17%) Time Management
8 4 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) C++
1 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.04%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (38.54%) CCNP
3 35 (36.46%) CCNA
4 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) CCDP
5 4 (4.17%) CISSP
6 3 (3.13%) CISM
6 3 (3.13%) GCIA
6 3 (3.13%) MCSE
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.08%) CISA
7 2 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (2.08%) SANS
7 2 (2.08%) SSCP
8 1 (1.04%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (1.04%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.04%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.04%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.96%) PMO
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (26.04%) Stealthwatch
2 10 (10.42%) FortiGate
3 9 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (7.29%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 66 (68.75%) Cisco
2 29 (30.21%) CheckPoint
3 25 (26.04%) IronPort
3 25 (26.04%) Palo Alto
4 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.71%) Juniper
5 17 (17.71%) Meraki
6 10 (10.42%) Splunk
7 9 (9.38%) F5
7 9 (9.38%) VMware
8 8 (8.33%) Aruba
8 8 (8.33%) HP
9 7 (7.29%) Citrix
10 6 (6.25%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.21%) Forcepoint
11 5 (5.21%) NETGEAR
11 5 (5.21%) Ruckus Wireless
12 4 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
13 3 (3.13%) Avaya
13 3 (3.13%) Darktrace