Period
to 6 December 2019

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

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 205 295
Rank change year-on-year -72 +90 -20
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 43 177 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 1.51% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 8.66% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 36 162 80
North West median annual salary £38,045 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.46% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,300 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,125 £58,500 £66,625
England median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% +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 1,349 2,045 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.89% 17.47% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,093 1,698 1,553
North West median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 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
Manchester -99 17 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Lancashire - 13 £37,500 - 4
Cheshire +30 8 £29,250 -6.40% 9
Cumbria - 3 £26,500 -
Merseyside -3 2 £29,000 +9.43% 3
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 23 (53.49%) Office 365
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) LAN
4 17 (39.53%) WAN
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.88%) DNS
7 14 (32.56%) Windows 10
8 12 (27.91%) DHCP
9 11 (25.58%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (23.26%) VPN
11 9 (20.93%) Firewall
11 9 (20.93%) Wireless
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
12 8 (18.60%) VLAN
13 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (16.28%) Azure
13 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
13 7 (16.28%) CCNA
14 6 (13.95%) Apple
14 6 (13.95%) Linux
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (13.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 23 (53.49%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Azure
3 5 (11.63%) AWS
4 1 (2.33%) G Suite
4 1 (2.33%) GCP
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) LAN
2 17 (39.53%) WAN
3 15 (34.88%) DNS
3 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
4 12 (27.91%) DHCP
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 9 (20.93%) Wireless
7 8 (18.60%) VLAN
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.30%) ADSL
10 4 (9.30%) Bluetooth
10 4 (9.30%) VoIP
11 3 (6.98%) 3G
11 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.98%) GPRS
11 3 (6.98%) HTTP
11 3 (6.98%) IKE
11 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) CocoaPods
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
6 4 (9.30%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Exchange Support
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
1 3 (6.98%) CarPlay
1 3 (6.98%) Cocoa
1 3 (6.98%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (6.98%) Core Animation
1 3 (6.98%) Core Data
1 3 (6.98%) JSON
1 3 (6.98%) ReactiveCocoa
1 3 (6.98%) RESTful
1 3 (6.98%) RxSwift
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) CCTV
1 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Animation
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) IPTV
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Windows 10
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.98%) watchOS
9 2 (4.65%) Android
10 1 (2.33%) Debian
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.63%) Analytics
2 5 (11.63%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (11.63%) Line Management
2 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.98%) BDD
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
4 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) OOD
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Sprint Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Sprint Retrospective
4 3 (6.98%) Sprint Review
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
1 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) ANSI C
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) Grafana
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) StatsD
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Apple
5 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.63%) Meraki
6 4 (9.30%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 3 (6.98%) Nokia
7 3 (6.98%) Sage
8 2 (4.65%) Avaya
8 2 (4.65%) BT
8 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
8 2 (4.65%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.33%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.33%) Virgin Media