Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 274 297
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 +31
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 75 93 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 4.77% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 91 56
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £19,375
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 1968 1951 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.76% 15.68% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1605 1491
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -25 54 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Merseyside +16 15 £38,500 +2.67%
Lancashire +3 2 £31,000 -7.88%
Cumbria +2 2 £26,500 -11.67% 1
Cheshire -35 2 £47,500 -19.49% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 41 (54.67%) LAN
2 34 (45.33%) WAN
2 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
3 32 (42.67%) Cisco
4 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 30 (40.00%) Firewall
5 28 (37.33%) VoIP
6 22 (29.33%) BGP
7 20 (26.67%) VPN
7 20 (26.67%) Juniper
8 19 (25.33%) MPLS
8 19 (25.33%) Office 365
8 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (22.67%) VMware
9 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
9 17 (22.67%) Windows Server
10 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
10 16 (21.33%) PCI DSS
11 15 (20.00%) SCCM
11 15 (20.00%) OSPF
12 14 (18.67%) DNS
12 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
13 13 (17.33%) CCNP
13 13 (17.33%) Citrix
13 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
13 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
13 13 (17.33%) Degree
14 12 (16.00%) Network Security

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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) SAS
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) Office 365
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) LAN
2 34 (45.33%) WAN
3 30 (40.00%) Firewall
4 28 (37.33%) VoIP
5 22 (29.33%) BGP
6 20 (26.67%) VPN
7 19 (25.33%) MPLS
8 15 (20.00%) OSPF
9 14 (18.67%) DNS
10 12 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 12 (16.00%) Network Security
11 11 (14.67%) SAN
11 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.67%) VLAN
12 10 (13.33%) Broadband
12 10 (13.33%) DMZ
12 10 (13.33%) EIGRP
12 10 (13.33%) Internet
12 10 (13.33%) SNMP
12 10 (13.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) MySQL
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.33%) Back Office
3 7 (9.33%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Architect
2 11 (14.67%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 10 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
3 10 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Developer
5 8 (10.67%) IT Support
6 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.33%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) C Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded C Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) Symfony
1 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (8.00%) CAN bus
4 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) Virtual Team
5 5 (6.67%) PMI
6 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.67%) BYOD
7 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.33%) IVR
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.33%) Social Media
8 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Information Security
1 11 (14.67%) Service Management
2 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (13.33%) Network Management
2 10 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (12.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (9.33%) Network Design
4 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.00%) Change Management
5 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (8.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) C
1 7 (9.33%) Embedded C
2 6 (8.00%) ANSI C
3 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.33%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) Python
4 4 (5.33%) SQL
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.33%) CCNP
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
3 7 (9.33%) MCP
4 6 (8.00%) JNCIP
5 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (5.33%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
8 2 (2.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.00%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) Cacti
2 10 (13.33%) Nagios
2 10 (13.33%) OpenNMS
2 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 10 (13.33%) RANCID
3 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) Juniper
3 17 (22.67%) VMware
4 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) Ericsson
6 10 (13.33%) Huawei
7 9 (12.00%) Google
8 3 (4.00%) Brocade
8 3 (4.00%) Foundry
8 3 (4.00%) HP
8 3 (4.00%) ZyXEL
9 2 (2.67%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) BT
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle
10 1 (1.33%) Aruba
10 1 (1.33%) F5
10 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.33%) Sage
10 1 (1.33%) Verint