Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 296 274
Rank change year-on-year +87 -22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 159 74 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 3.82% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 69 90
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,400 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 2,031 1,937 1,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.37% 14.75% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,677 1,554 1,575
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +104 143 £45,000 -10.00% 22
Merseyside +7 9 £26,500 -31.17% 1
Cheshire +24 7 £32,500 -31.58%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 123 (77.36%) Cisco
2 112 (70.44%) Windows
3 96 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 94 (59.12%) Network Security
5 92 (57.86%) Linux
6 90 (56.60%) PCI DSS
6 90 (56.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 88 (55.35%) SQL
8 87 (54.72%) VMware
9 86 (54.09%) Finance
9 86 (54.09%) Mentoring
9 86 (54.09%) Penetration Testing
9 86 (54.09%) GDPR
10 85 (53.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 85 (53.46%) Business Continuity
10 85 (53.46%) Information Security
11 84 (52.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 84 (52.83%) CISSP
11 84 (52.83%) Web Development
11 84 (52.83%) CREST Certified
11 84 (52.83%) SANS
12 83 (52.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 82 (51.57%) Data Protection
13 82 (51.57%) Risk Analysis
13 82 (51.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 82 (51.57%) SIEM
13 82 (51.57%) Management Information System
13 82 (51.57%) Legal
13 82 (51.57%) Threat Analysis
13 82 (51.57%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.52%) Apache
3 4 (2.52%) IIS
3 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 82 (51.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Office 365
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (59.12%) Network Security
2 36 (22.64%) Firewall
3 34 (21.38%) LAN
3 34 (21.38%) WAN
4 20 (12.58%) SSL
5 17 (10.69%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (10.06%) Bluetooth
6 16 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (10.06%) HTTP
7 14 (8.81%) DNS
8 13 (8.18%) Wireless
9 12 (7.55%) VLAN
9 12 (7.55%) VoIP
10 11 (6.92%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (6.29%) BGP
11 10 (6.29%) Cisco IPT
11 10 (6.29%) OSPF
12 8 (5.03%) BIG-IP
12 8 (5.03%) NetScaler
12 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.03%) CocoaPods
2 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.26%) Gradle
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 86 (54.09%) Finance
2 82 (51.57%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (55.35%) Analyst
2 85 (53.46%) Security Analyst
3 84 (52.83%) IT Analyst
3 84 (52.83%) IT Security Analyst
3 84 (52.83%) Senior Analyst
3 84 (52.83%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 84 (52.83%) Senior Security Analyst
4 24 (15.09%) Network Engineer
5 18 (11.32%) Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Android Developer
9 8 (5.03%) iOS Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.77%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) JSON
1 16 (10.06%) XML
2 12 (7.55%) RESTful
3 8 (5.03%) Cocoa
3 8 (5.03%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (5.03%) Core Animation
3 8 (5.03%) Core Data
3 8 (5.03%) Dagger
3 8 (5.03%) ReactiveCocoa
3 8 (5.03%) RxJava
3 8 (5.03%) RxSwift
4 6 (3.77%) CarPlay
4 6 (3.77%) Retrofit
5 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (51.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 82 (51.57%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.55%) User Experience
4 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.03%) Animation
6 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 112 (70.44%) Windows
2 92 (57.86%) Linux
3 11 (6.92%) Android
4 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.40%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.52%) Unix
6 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) watchOS
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (56.60%) Vulnerability Management
2 86 (54.09%) Mentoring
2 86 (54.09%) Penetration Testing
3 85 (53.46%) Business Continuity
3 85 (53.46%) Information Security
4 84 (52.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 84 (52.83%) Web Development
5 82 (51.57%) Data Protection
5 82 (51.57%) Due Diligence
5 82 (51.57%) Risk Analysis
5 82 (51.57%) Scenario Testing
5 82 (51.57%) SIEM
5 82 (51.57%) Threat Analysis
6 52 (32.70%) IT Strategy
7 21 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 16 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.06%) BDD
8 16 (10.06%) Change Control
8 16 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 88 (55.35%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) Apple Swift
2 8 (5.03%) Objective-C
3 5 (3.14%) Python
4 4 (2.52%) C
5 2 (1.26%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.26%) C++
5 2 (1.26%) Perl
5 2 (1.26%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (52.83%) CISSP
1 84 (52.83%) CREST Certified
1 84 (52.83%) SANS
2 22 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (12.58%) CCNA
4 19 (11.95%) Degree
5 16 (10.06%) CCNP
5 16 (10.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.52%) CCIE
9 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.26%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (56.60%) PCI DSS
2 86 (54.09%) GDPR
3 85 (53.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (6.92%) SLA
5 8 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 83 (52.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.52%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.14%) SCCM
3 3 (1.89%) DameWare
4 2 (1.26%) Cacti
4 2 (1.26%) Nagios
4 2 (1.26%) OpenNMS
4 2 (1.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) RANCID
4 2 (1.26%) SCOM
4 2 (1.26%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (77.36%) Cisco
2 96 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 87 (54.72%) VMware
4 11 (6.92%) Citrix
5 10 (6.29%) Apple
5 10 (6.29%) F5
5 10 (6.29%) Meraki
6 8 (5.03%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.40%) Juniper
8 6 (3.77%) Fortinet
8 6 (3.77%) Palo Alto
9 5 (3.14%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.14%) HP
10 4 (2.52%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.89%) Aruba
11 3 (1.89%) Dell
12 2 (1.26%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.26%) Foundry
12 2 (1.26%) Huawei
12 2 (1.26%) Remedy