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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 162 115
Rank change year-on-year -26 -47 +76
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 65 52 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 1.14% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 10.26% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 82
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,325 £24,550
25th Percentile £30,500 £41,250 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,150 £43,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.35% -21.82% +37.50%
75th Percentile £59,375 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £43,150 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -19.05% +23.53%

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 760 507 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.46% 11.09% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 488 339 415
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £36,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +16.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.88%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton - 9 £26,000 -
Oldham - 5 - - 1
Cheadle - 4 - - 1
Altrincham -4 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Bury - 2 - -
Salford - 1 £22,000 - 2
Wigan - 1 - -
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 38 (58.46%) CCNA
2 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (50.77%) A+ Certification
3 33 (50.77%) Linux
3 33 (50.77%) Network+ Certification
3 33 (50.77%) Linux+ Certification
4 20 (30.77%) Firewall
5 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
6 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
8 10 (15.38%) Windows
8 10 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
9 9 (13.85%) LAN
9 9 (13.85%) WAN
10 8 (12.31%) DNS
10 8 (12.31%) VMware
10 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
11 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (10.77%) Data Privacy
11 7 (10.77%) Legal
11 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
11 7 (10.77%) DHCP
11 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
12 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.23%) VPN
12 6 (9.23%) HP
12 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (9.23%) SCCM

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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (6.15%) Azure
3 1 (1.54%) AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (1.54%) GCP
3 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) LAN
2 9 (13.85%) WAN
3 8 (12.31%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.69%) DECT
6 5 (7.69%) SD-WAN
6 5 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (7.69%) WebEx
7 4 (6.15%) BGP
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (6.15%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.15%) OSPF
7 4 (6.15%) VLAN
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.77%) Legal
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (7.69%) Social Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) IT Technician
2 33 (50.77%) Network Technician
2 33 (50.77%) Trainee
2 33 (50.77%) Trainee IT Technician
2 33 (50.77%) Trainee Technician
3 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Field Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.08%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XMPP
2 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.69%) HP Storage
3 5 (7.69%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (6.15%) CCTV
4 4 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.08%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) ARM Cortex
6 1 (1.54%) CSOC
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) IoT
6 1 (1.54%) NB-IoT
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Data Privacy
1 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (4.62%) Information Security
4 3 (4.62%) Thought Leadership
4 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.08%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (3.08%) ERP
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL
5 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.08%) OWASP
5 2 (3.08%) Power Management
5 2 (3.08%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) CCNA
1 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (50.77%) A+ Certification
2 33 (50.77%) Linux+ Certification
2 33 (50.77%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.08%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) OSCP
3 2 (3.08%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) NIST
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.54%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.54%) Terraform
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Avaya
5 5 (7.69%) BroadSoft
5 5 (7.69%) BT
5 5 (7.69%) MikroTik
5 5 (7.69%) Mitel
5 5 (7.69%) NEC
5 5 (7.69%) Panasonic
5 5 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
5 5 (7.69%) Samsung
5 5 (7.69%) Siemens
6 4 (6.15%) F5
6 4 (6.15%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Meraki
7 3 (4.62%) Arista
7 3 (4.62%) Symantec