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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 196 223
Rank change year-on-year -43 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 32 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.69% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 4.31% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 25
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £30,800 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £44,600 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1045 881 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.47% 15.90% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 835 747 758
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 16 £50,000 +15.60% 5
Merseyside -12 10 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire -37 3 £26,750 -29.60%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 36 (59.02%) Cisco
2 28 (45.90%) CCNP
2 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (44.26%) Firewall
4 26 (42.62%) VoIP
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
6 21 (34.43%) Ethernet
6 21 (34.43%) LAN
7 20 (32.79%) DNS
8 18 (29.51%) Nagios
8 18 (29.51%) Broadband
8 18 (29.51%) TACACS
8 18 (29.51%) PCI DSS
8 18 (29.51%) OpenNMS
8 18 (29.51%) Network Management
9 17 (27.87%) Internet
10 16 (26.23%) Network Design
11 15 (24.59%) MPLS
11 15 (24.59%) HP
11 15 (24.59%) WAN
12 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
13 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
13 13 (21.31%) Juniper
13 13 (21.31%) Ericsson
13 13 (21.31%) Puppet
13 13 (21.31%) SCCM
13 13 (21.31%) Huawei
13 13 (21.31%) RANCID
14 12 (19.67%) Windows
15 11 (18.03%) SNMP

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 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 26 (42.62%) VoIP
3 21 (34.43%) Ethernet
3 21 (34.43%) LAN
4 20 (32.79%) DNS
5 18 (29.51%) Broadband
5 18 (29.51%) TACACS
6 17 (27.87%) Internet
7 15 (24.59%) MPLS
7 15 (24.59%) WAN
8 11 (18.03%) BGP
8 11 (18.03%) MRTG
8 11 (18.03%) SNMP
8 11 (18.03%) Wireless
9 10 (16.39%) WLAN
10 8 (13.11%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (13.11%) IPv6
11 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (9.84%) DVB
12 6 (9.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Automotive
3 6 (9.84%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Designer
3 8 (13.11%) Network Designer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Network Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Network Design Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.92%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) BREW
1 6 (9.84%) Flash
1 6 (9.84%) J2ME
1 6 (9.84%) Middleware
1 6 (9.84%) OpenAL
1 6 (9.84%) OpenCL
1 6 (9.84%) OpenGL
1 6 (9.84%) Qt
1 6 (9.84%) Series 60
1 6 (9.84%) SVG
1 6 (9.84%) UIQ
2 4 (6.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Device Driver
3 6 (9.84%) iPhone
3 6 (9.84%) MPEG
3 6 (9.84%) Smartphone
4 5 (8.20%) PMI
5 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Mobile
3 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Network Management
2 16 (26.23%) Network Design
3 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.39%) Change Management
6 9 (14.75%) Project Management
7 7 (11.48%) Network Planning
8 6 (9.84%) DRM
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (8.20%) Coaching
9 5 (8.20%) Presales
9 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Validation
11 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
1 6 (9.84%) C++
1 6 (9.84%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
3 3 (4.92%) PHP
3 3 (4.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) CCNP
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) JNCIP
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (6.56%) CCDP
5 4 (6.56%) CCNA
5 4 (6.56%) HP ASE
5 4 (6.56%) HP MASE
6 3 (4.92%) CCIE
7 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) Nagios
1 18 (29.51%) OpenNMS
2 13 (21.31%) Puppet
2 13 (21.31%) RANCID
2 13 (21.31%) SCCM
3 11 (18.03%) Cacti
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.64%) MobiControl
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Cisco
2 15 (24.59%) HP
3 13 (21.31%) Ericsson
3 13 (21.31%) Huawei
3 13 (21.31%) Juniper
4 6 (9.84%) Aruba
4 6 (9.84%) Intel
4 6 (9.84%) Symbian
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) AirMagnet
6 4 (6.56%) BroadSoft
6 4 (6.56%) MikroTik
6 4 (6.56%) Mitel
6 4 (6.56%) NEC
6 4 (6.56%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (6.56%) WatchGuard
7 3 (4.92%) Foundry
7 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
Cumbria
Transition Partners
Salary: on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cloudsource Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago