Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 282 282
Rank change year-on-year +103 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 174 87 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 0.69% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% 4.90% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 158 86 83
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £29,925 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £73,750 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 1,890 1,774 1,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.79% 13.99% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 1,403 1,480
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,475
90th Percentile £65,375 £61,250 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +87 156 £45,000 -6.25% 9
Merseyside +11 9 £28,750 -25.32% 4
Cheshire +38 7 £31,250 -34.21% 4
Lancashire +3 2 £43,500 -5.43% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 138 (79.31%) Cisco
2 136 (78.16%) Windows
3 119 (68.39%) Microsoft
4 118 (67.82%) Network Security
5 117 (67.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 113 (64.94%) Mentoring
7 112 (64.37%) VMware
8 111 (63.79%) Linux
9 110 (63.22%) Finance
9 110 (63.22%) PCI DSS
9 110 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 109 (62.64%) Penetration Testing
10 109 (62.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 109 (62.64%) GDPR
11 108 (62.07%) Business Continuity
11 108 (62.07%) Information Security
11 108 (62.07%) SQL
11 108 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 106 (60.92%) Management Information System
13 105 (60.34%) Legal
13 105 (60.34%) CISSP
13 105 (60.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 105 (60.34%) Web Development
13 105 (60.34%) Data Protection
13 105 (60.34%) Risk Analysis
13 105 (60.34%) SIEM
13 105 (60.34%) CREST Certified
13 105 (60.34%) SANS
13 105 (60.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 105 (60.34%) Threat Analysis

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 10 (5.75%) Apache
1 10 (5.75%) IIS
2 8 (4.60%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.60%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 105 (60.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.62%) Office 365
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.15%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 118 (67.82%) Network Security
2 33 (18.97%) Firewall
3 30 (17.24%) LAN
3 30 (17.24%) WAN
4 20 (11.49%) SSL
5 19 (10.92%) DNS
6 17 (9.77%) VLAN
7 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (7.47%) BGP
9 13 (7.47%) Bluetooth
9 13 (7.47%) OSPF
9 13 (7.47%) Wireless
10 12 (6.90%) BIG-IP
10 12 (6.90%) DMVPN
10 12 (6.90%) HTTP
10 12 (6.90%) NX-OS
11 11 (6.32%) VoIP
12 10 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.15%) Redis
1 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) CocoaPods
2 4 (2.30%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.72%) Gradle
4 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 110 (63.22%) Finance
2 105 (60.34%) Legal
3 4 (2.30%) Electronics
3 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (65.52%) Analyst
2 108 (62.07%) Security Analyst
3 107 (61.49%) IT Analyst
3 107 (61.49%) IT Security Analyst
4 105 (60.34%) Senior Analyst
4 105 (60.34%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 105 (60.34%) Senior Security Analyst
5 20 (11.49%) Network Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Developer
7 10 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Android Developer
10 5 (2.87%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (2.87%) iOS Developer
10 5 (2.87%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) JSON
1 12 (6.90%) XML
2 7 (4.02%) Dagger
2 7 (4.02%) RxJava
3 6 (3.45%) RESTful
4 5 (2.87%) Cocoa
4 5 (2.87%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (2.87%) Core Animation
4 5 (2.87%) Core Data
4 5 (2.87%) ReactiveCocoa
4 5 (2.87%) RxSwift
5 4 (2.30%) Retrofit
6 3 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.15%) CarPlay
7 2 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 106 (60.92%) Management Information System
2 105 (60.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.45%) User Experience
5 5 (2.87%) Animation
6 4 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.30%) Replication
6 4 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.15%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 136 (78.16%) Windows
2 111 (63.79%) Linux
3 13 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.75%) Android
5 8 (4.60%) Unix
5 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.72%) watchOS
9 2 (1.15%) CentOS
9 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (67.24%) Vulnerability Management
2 113 (64.94%) Mentoring
3 109 (62.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 109 (62.64%) Penetration Testing
4 108 (62.07%) Business Continuity
4 108 (62.07%) Information Security
5 105 (60.34%) Data Protection
5 105 (60.34%) Due Diligence
5 105 (60.34%) Risk Analysis
5 105 (60.34%) Scenario Testing
5 105 (60.34%) SIEM
5 105 (60.34%) Threat Analysis
5 105 (60.34%) Web Development
6 65 (37.36%) IT Strategy
7 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.05%) ITIL
9 13 (7.47%) Change Control
9 13 (7.47%) Change Management
10 12 (6.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (62.07%) SQL
2 5 (2.87%) Apple Swift
2 5 (2.87%) Objective-C
2 5 (2.87%) Python
3 4 (2.30%) C
3 4 (2.30%) VB
4 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (60.34%) CISSP
1 105 (60.34%) CREST Certified
1 105 (60.34%) SANS
2 20 (11.49%) Degree
3 16 (9.20%) CCNA
3 16 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (5.75%) CCNP
6 8 (4.60%) CCIE
7 3 (1.72%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) MCSA
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (63.22%) PCI DSS
2 109 (62.64%) GDPR
3 108 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (3.45%) QA
7 3 (1.72%) SLA
8 2 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 110 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.30%) Firmware
4 4 (2.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.72%) DameWare
4 2 (1.15%) Ansible
4 2 (1.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) Cacti
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.57%) RANCID
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 138 (79.31%) Cisco
2 119 (68.39%) Microsoft
3 112 (64.37%) VMware
4 13 (7.47%) CheckPoint
4 13 (7.47%) Meraki
5 12 (6.90%) F5
6 9 (5.17%) Citrix
7 7 (4.02%) Apple
8 6 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.87%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.87%) Juniper
10 4 (2.30%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.72%) Dell
11 3 (1.72%) HP
12 2 (1.15%) Aruba
12 2 (1.15%) jetNEXUS
12 2 (1.15%) Remedy
12 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.57%) Palo Alto
13 1 (0.57%) Veeam