Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 297 268
Rank change year-on-year +65 -29 +32
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 125 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.05% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 3.49% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 116 62 82
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% +23.01%
10th Percentile £25,875 £28,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £66,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 1,908 2,003 1,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.06% 15.46% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 1,625 1,568
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +60 98 £45,000 -14.29% 14
Cheshire +14 14 £45,000 +68.22% 3
Merseyside +15 11 £28,750 -24.34%
Lancashire +12 1 £47,500 +196.88% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 82 (65.60%) Cisco
2 74 (59.20%) Windows
3 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
4 58 (46.40%) Network Security
5 54 (43.20%) Linux
6 53 (42.40%) PCI DSS
7 52 (41.60%) SQL
8 51 (40.80%) VMware
9 50 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
9 50 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 50 (40.00%) GDPR
10 49 (39.20%) Business Continuity
10 49 (39.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (38.40%) Finance
12 47 (37.60%) Information Security
12 47 (37.60%) CISSP
12 47 (37.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 47 (37.60%) Web Development
12 47 (37.60%) CREST Certified
12 47 (37.60%) SANS
13 46 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (36.00%) Data Protection
14 45 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
14 45 (36.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 45 (36.00%) Mentoring
14 45 (36.00%) SIEM
14 45 (36.00%) Legal
14 45 (36.00%) Management Information System
14 45 (36.00%) Threat Analysis
14 45 (36.00%) 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 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (36.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) Office 365
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (46.40%) Network Security
2 32 (25.60%) LAN
2 32 (25.60%) WAN
3 31 (24.80%) Firewall
4 22 (17.60%) Bluetooth
5 17 (13.60%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (11.20%) HTTP
7 14 (11.20%) SSL
8 13 (10.40%) VoIP
9 11 (8.80%) Cisco IPT
9 11 (8.80%) Ethernet
10 10 (8.00%) Wireless
11 9 (7.20%) RS-232
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (5.60%) VLAN
13 6 (4.80%) DNS
13 6 (4.80%) NetScaler
14 5 (4.00%) DHCP
14 5 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) CocoaPods
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Gradle
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 48 (38.40%) Finance
2 45 (36.00%) Legal
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Games
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (39.20%) Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) IT Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) IT Security Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) Security Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) Senior Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 47 (37.60%) Senior Security Analyst
3 23 (18.40%) Network Engineer
4 16 (12.80%) Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) JSON
1 14 (11.20%) XML
2 12 (9.60%) RESTful
3 7 (5.60%) Cocoa
3 7 (5.60%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (5.60%) Core Animation
3 7 (5.60%) Core Data
3 7 (5.60%) Dagger
3 7 (5.60%) RxJava
3 7 (5.60%) RxSwift
4 6 (4.80%) CarPlay
4 6 (4.80%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 45 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.60%) User Experience
4 9 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (5.60%) Animation
6 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.80%) iPhone
9 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (59.20%) Windows
2 54 (43.20%) Linux
3 11 (8.80%) Android
4 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 50 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 49 (39.20%) Business Continuity
2 49 (39.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (37.60%) Information Security
3 47 (37.60%) Web Development
4 45 (36.00%) Data Protection
4 45 (36.00%) Due Diligence
4 45 (36.00%) Mentoring
4 45 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
4 45 (36.00%) Scenario Testing
4 45 (36.00%) SIEM
4 45 (36.00%) Threat Analysis
5 29 (23.20%) IT Strategy
6 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 14 (11.20%) BDD
8 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.20%) TDD
9 13 (10.40%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.60%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) C
3 9 (7.20%) Assembly Language
3 9 (7.20%) C++
4 7 (5.60%) Apple Swift
4 7 (5.60%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.40%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (37.60%) CISSP
1 47 (37.60%) CREST Certified
1 47 (37.60%) SANS
2 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (15.20%) CCNA
4 17 (13.60%) CCNP
5 14 (11.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (11.20%) Degree
6 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.60%) MCSA
10 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (42.40%) PCI DSS
2 50 (40.00%) GDPR
3 47 (37.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (9.60%) SLA
5 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 46 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.60%) Firmware
3 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.20%) SCCM
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.40%) DameWare
4 2 (1.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.80%) Cacti
5 1 (0.80%) Nagios
5 1 (0.80%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) RANCID
5 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (65.60%) Cisco
2 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
3 51 (40.80%) VMware
4 10 (8.00%) Meraki
5 9 (7.20%) Citrix
6 8 (6.40%) Apple
6 8 (6.40%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.60%) Juniper
8 6 (4.80%) F5
8 6 (4.80%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.00%) HP
10 4 (3.20%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.40%) Aruba
11 3 (2.40%) Dell
11 3 (2.40%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.60%) Remedy
13 1 (0.80%) Foundry
13 1 (0.80%) ZyXEL