The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 168 137
Rank change year-on-year -37 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 53 63 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 1.11% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 7.28% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 37
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £17,500 £24,837
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Wireless 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 969 865 1124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.07% 15.28% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 780 732 851
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in the North West.

Salary trend for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the North West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the North West

Wireless
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 Wireless within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -39 29 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Cheshire 0 13 £35,000 +105.88% 4
Merseyside -14 7 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Lancashire -2 1 £47,500 +53.22%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 74 (70.48%) Cisco
2 56 (53.33%) LAN
3 55 (52.38%) WAN
4 53 (50.48%) Firewall
5 52 (49.52%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (43.81%) CCNP
7 33 (31.43%) VPN
8 32 (30.48%) CCNA
9 31 (29.52%) High Availability
9 31 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (26.67%) Telecoms
11 27 (25.71%) Degree
12 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
13 22 (20.95%) Cisco Wireless
13 22 (20.95%) Finance
13 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
14 21 (20.00%) SSL
15 20 (19.05%) DNS
15 20 (19.05%) Network Management
16 19 (18.10%) Network Design
16 19 (18.10%) HP
16 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
16 19 (18.10%) Cisco Prime
16 19 (18.10%) BGP
17 18 (17.14%) MPLS
17 18 (17.14%) DHCP
17 18 (17.14%) Fortinet
17 18 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (17.14%) Capacity Planning

Wireless
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 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.90%) nginx
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) WordPress
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (53.33%) LAN
2 55 (52.38%) WAN
3 53 (50.48%) Firewall
4 33 (31.43%) VPN
5 22 (20.95%) Cisco Wireless
5 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
6 21 (20.00%) SSL
7 20 (19.05%) DNS
8 19 (18.10%) BGP
9 18 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (17.14%) DHCP
9 18 (17.14%) MPLS
10 17 (16.19%) Network Security
11 15 (14.29%) OSPF
12 14 (13.33%) DMVPN
12 14 (13.33%) EIGRP
13 13 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (11.43%) SNA
15 11 (10.48%) VoIP
16 10 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 28 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 22 (20.95%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Games
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.95%) Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) Network Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Cisco Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.71%) IT Support
9 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) Linux
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.86%) Unix
6 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.95%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) High Availability
2 20 (19.05%) Network Management
3 19 (18.10%) Network Design
4 18 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (16.19%) Migration
6 10 (9.52%) Presales
7 8 (7.62%) ITIL
8 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) CRM
10 5 (4.76%) Service Management
11 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
12 3 (2.86%) Coaching
12 3 (2.86%) Identity Management
12 3 (2.86%) Line Management
12 3 (2.86%) Logistics
12 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) C#
3 2 (1.90%) C
3 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.90%) PHP
3 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) C++
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 52 (49.52%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (43.81%) CCNP
3 32 (30.48%) CCNA
4 27 (25.71%) Degree
5 15 (14.29%) CCIE
6 6 (5.71%) MCSE
6 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.86%) MCP
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.90%) CCSA
8 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.90%) MCSA
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.95%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) MISRA
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.95%) vCloud
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (16.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) Cacti
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Terraform
4 1 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 74 (70.48%) Cisco
2 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
2 19 (18.10%) HP
3 18 (17.14%) Fortinet
4 16 (15.24%) F5
5 14 (13.33%) VMware
6 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.57%) Aruba
7 9 (8.57%) Juniper
8 6 (5.71%) Draytek
8 6 (5.71%) Meraki
9 4 (3.81%) Dell
9 4 (3.81%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.90%) IronPort
11 2 (1.90%) Polycom
11 2 (1.90%) Splunk
11 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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