Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 306 280
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 67 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 3.15% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 57
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21% +29.41%
10th Percentile £21,000 £31,250 £21,400
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,250 £46,600
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Wi-Fi 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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,679 1,936 1,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 15.02% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,522 1,427
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,850
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the North West

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the North West.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the North West

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the North West over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the North West

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
Manchester +19 35 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Lancashire - 12 £37,000 -
Cheshire -18 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Merseyside +7 8 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Cumbria - 1 £25,250 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 North West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 33 (49.25%) LAN
1 33 (49.25%) WAN
2 31 (46.27%) Cisco
3 27 (40.30%) Windows
4 23 (34.33%) VoIP
4 23 (34.33%) Firewall
5 22 (32.84%) CCNP
5 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (29.85%) CCNA
7 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
7 19 (28.36%) Office 365
8 18 (26.87%) Firmware
9 17 (25.37%) Retail
10 13 (19.40%) Ethernet
10 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (17.91%) Network Security
11 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
11 12 (17.91%) VMware
12 11 (16.42%) C
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
12 11 (16.42%) Meraki
13 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
13 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
13 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.43%) VPN
14 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.43%) Bluetooth

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (49.25%) LAN
1 33 (49.25%) WAN
2 23 (34.33%) Firewall
2 23 (34.33%) VoIP
3 13 (19.40%) Ethernet
4 12 (17.91%) Network Security
5 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.43%) Bluetooth
6 9 (13.43%) IPv6
6 9 (13.43%) RS-232
6 9 (13.43%) VPN
7 8 (11.94%) IPv4
7 8 (11.94%) Wireless
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.96%) DNS
9 5 (7.46%) Wireless Security
10 4 (5.97%) ADSL
10 4 (5.97%) BGP
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.37%) Retail
2 8 (11.94%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (8.96%) IT Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) IT Support
4 5 (7.46%) Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
5 4 (5.97%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IT Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) CCTV
3 3 (4.48%) Digital Signage
3 3 (4.48%) iPhone
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) EPoS
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Linux
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) Android
6 3 (4.48%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Debian
7 2 (2.99%) SUSE
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.43%) Validation
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.46%) Security Patching
5 5 (7.46%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL
7 3 (4.48%) Process Management
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) C
2 9 (13.43%) Assembly Language
2 9 (13.43%) C++
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) CCNP
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.85%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Firmware
2 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.94%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.49%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) RANCID
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.91%) VMware
4 11 (16.42%) Meraki
5 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
6 8 (11.94%) Citrix
6 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.96%) Juniper
8 4 (5.97%) Sage
8 4 (5.97%) Veeam
9 3 (4.48%) Aruba
9 3 (4.48%) F5
9 3 (4.48%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.49%) Draytek
11 1 (1.49%) Huawei
11 1 (1.49%) ZyXEL