Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 213 158
Rank change year-on-year -29 -55 +141
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 141 128 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 1.11% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 7.22% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133 106 100
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £54,125 £67,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2011 1773 2106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.37% 15.34% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1485 1634
North West median annual salary £39,750 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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 -39 66 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cheshire +8 55 £43,250 +57.27% 6
Merseyside -10 11 £37,500 -
Lancashire -6 3 £34,250 +3.79% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 102 (72.34%) Cisco
2 81 (57.45%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (51.06%) Firewall
4 69 (48.94%) CCNP
5 66 (46.81%) WAN
6 57 (40.43%) LAN
7 54 (38.30%) VPN
8 44 (31.21%) Degree
9 39 (27.66%) CCNA
10 37 (26.24%) SSL
11 34 (24.11%) BGP
12 33 (23.40%) Network Security
12 33 (23.40%) Data Centre
13 32 (22.70%) F5
14 31 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (21.99%) MPLS
15 30 (21.28%) OSPF
15 30 (21.28%) Load Balancing
16 28 (19.86%) IP Telephony
16 28 (19.86%) EIGRP
16 28 (19.86%) DNS
16 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
16 28 (19.86%) Network Management
17 27 (19.15%) Cisco Wireless
18 26 (18.44%) Ethernet
19 24 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (16.31%) IPsec
20 23 (16.31%) Finance
21 22 (15.60%) Telecoms

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 (2.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.84%) WordPress
2 2 (1.42%) Apache
2 2 (1.42%) IIS
2 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) Liferay
3 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (51.06%) Firewall
2 66 (46.81%) WAN
3 57 (40.43%) LAN
4 54 (38.30%) VPN
5 37 (26.24%) SSL
6 34 (24.11%) BGP
7 33 (23.40%) Network Security
8 31 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (21.99%) MPLS
9 30 (21.28%) OSPF
10 28 (19.86%) DNS
10 28 (19.86%) EIGRP
10 28 (19.86%) IP Telephony
11 27 (19.15%) Cisco Wireless
12 26 (18.44%) Ethernet
13 24 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (16.31%) IPsec
15 22 (15.60%) DHCP
16 21 (14.89%) Wireshark
17 20 (14.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.55%) Games
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.84%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (53.90%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (18.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Analyst
5 14 (9.93%) Network Analyst
6 12 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Cisco Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) IT Support
9 7 (4.96%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Architect
10 6 (4.26%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) .NET
2 8 (5.67%) CSS
2 8 (5.67%) RESTful
2 8 (5.67%) SOAP
2 8 (5.67%) Web Services
2 8 (5.67%) XML
3 4 (2.84%) HTML
4 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.42%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.67%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (5.67%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.96%) iPad
5 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) Life Science
6 3 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Windows
2 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.55%) Linux
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.13%) Unix
6 2 (1.42%) CentOS
6 2 (1.42%) Debian
6 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Load Balancing
2 28 (19.86%) Network Management
3 20 (14.18%) ITIL
4 18 (12.77%) High Availability
5 15 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (10.64%) Network Design
6 14 (9.93%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (9.93%) Migration
6 14 (9.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (8.51%) Presales
7 12 (8.51%) Service Management
8 11 (7.80%) ITIL V3
8 11 (7.80%) ITSM
9 10 (7.09%) MVC
9 10 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.67%) MVVM
10 8 (5.67%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (5.67%) Project Management
10 8 (5.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.51%) C#
1 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.80%) SQL
3 5 (3.55%) Python
4 4 (2.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (57.45%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (48.94%) CCNP
3 44 (31.21%) Degree
4 39 (27.66%) CCNA
5 15 (10.64%) CCIE
6 8 (5.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 5 (3.55%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.13%) CCSA
9 2 (1.42%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.71%) CCSE
10 1 (0.71%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.71%) OSCE
10 1 (0.71%) OSCP
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.71%) VCAP
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) PMO
2 5 (3.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
3 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.71%) vCloud
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (9.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.71%) Terraform
4 1 (0.71%) vRealize
4 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (72.34%) Cisco
2 32 (22.70%) F5
3 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.60%) CheckPoint
4 22 (15.60%) HP
4 22 (15.60%) Juniper
5 18 (12.77%) Riverbed
6 9 (6.38%) 3Com
6 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 8 (5.67%) Meraki
8 7 (4.96%) VMware
9 6 (4.26%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.26%) Splunk
10 5 (3.55%) Aruba
11 4 (2.84%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.13%) Draytek
12 3 (2.13%) IronPort
12 3 (2.13%) Polycom
12 3 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (2.13%) Siemens
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Amazon
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Preston
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago