Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 198 173
Rank change year-on-year -29 -25 +104
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 156 166 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.19% 1.39% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.62% 8.76% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 143 142 103
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wireless 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 2048 1896 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.58% 15.93% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1581 1522
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,025
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Cheshire +14 80 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Manchester -68 57 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Merseyside -2 11 £37,500 -
Lancashire -9 2 £21,000 -37.60% 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 109 (69.87%) Cisco
2 92 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (54.49%) Firewall
4 81 (51.92%) WAN
5 71 (45.51%) CCNP
6 64 (41.03%) LAN
6 64 (41.03%) VPN
7 52 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 51 (32.69%) DNS
9 50 (32.05%) BGP
10 48 (30.77%) SSL
11 46 (29.49%) F5
12 45 (28.85%) DHCP
12 45 (28.85%) EIGRP
13 44 (28.21%) MPLS
13 44 (28.21%) OSPF
14 43 (27.56%) Degree
14 43 (27.56%) Data Centre
15 40 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (25.64%) IPsec
15 40 (25.64%) CCNA
16 39 (25.00%) Network Security
16 39 (25.00%) IP Telephony
17 38 (24.36%) Cisco IOS
18 35 (22.44%) Ethernet
19 30 (19.23%) Microsoft
19 30 (19.23%) ITIL
20 29 (18.59%) Finance
21 28 (17.95%) Wireshark
22 27 (17.31%) Cisco PIX

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.56%) WordPress
2 2 (1.28%) Apache
2 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) Liferay
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.49%) Office 365
3 4 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (54.49%) Firewall
2 81 (51.92%) WAN
3 64 (41.03%) LAN
3 64 (41.03%) VPN
4 51 (32.69%) DNS
5 50 (32.05%) BGP
6 48 (30.77%) SSL
7 45 (28.85%) DHCP
7 45 (28.85%) EIGRP
8 44 (28.21%) MPLS
8 44 (28.21%) OSPF
9 40 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (25.64%) IPsec
10 39 (25.00%) IP Telephony
10 39 (25.00%) Network Security
11 38 (24.36%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (22.44%) Ethernet
13 28 (17.95%) Wireshark
14 27 (17.31%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (16.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Financial Institution
2 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (18.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Analyst
4 13 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (7.05%) IT Support
6 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.41%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Architect
7 9 (5.77%) Cisco Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Service Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.69%) CSS
2 10 (6.41%) .NET
3 9 (5.77%) RESTful
3 9 (5.77%) SOAP
3 9 (5.77%) Web Services
3 9 (5.77%) XML
4 4 (2.56%) HTML
5 3 (1.92%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.05%) Mobile Computing
4 9 (5.77%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.49%) iPad
6 6 (3.85%) Life Science
6 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.28%) Clustering
9 2 (1.28%) Replication
10 1 (0.64%) CCTV
10 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.64%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.85%) Unix
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.56%) Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.28%) Android
8 2 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.64%) Debian
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 30 (19.23%) ITIL
3 25 (16.03%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (12.82%) Network Management
5 18 (11.54%) Service Management
6 14 (8.97%) ITIL V3
6 14 (8.97%) ITSM
6 14 (8.97%) Presales
7 11 (7.05%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.05%) CRM
7 11 (7.05%) Network Design
7 11 (7.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (5.77%) MVC
9 9 (5.77%) MVVM
9 9 (5.77%) SOLID
10 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.13%) Project Management
11 6 (3.85%) Server Hardening
11 6 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.41%) C#
2 10 (6.41%) Python
2 10 (6.41%) SQL
3 4 (2.56%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 92 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (45.51%) CCNP
3 43 (27.56%) Degree
4 40 (25.64%) CCNA
5 18 (11.54%) CCIE
6 9 (5.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 5 (3.21%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.92%) CCSA
9 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.64%) CCSE
10 1 (0.64%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.64%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.64%) MCITP
10 1 (0.64%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) MCSE
10 1 (0.64%) OSCE
10 1 (0.64%) OSCP
10 1 (0.64%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.26%) PMO
2 6 (3.85%) GDPR
3 4 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.64%) SCOM
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (69.87%) Cisco
2 46 (29.49%) F5
3 30 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 27 (17.31%) Riverbed
5 18 (11.54%) Juniper
6 17 (10.90%) CheckPoint
6 17 (10.90%) HP
7 11 (7.05%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.13%) 3Com
9 7 (4.49%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.85%) IronPort
10 6 (3.85%) Meraki
10 6 (3.85%) Polycom
10 6 (3.85%) Siemens
10 6 (3.85%) Splunk
11 3 (1.92%) Infoblox
11 3 (1.92%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (1.92%) VMware
12 2 (1.28%) EMC
12 2 (1.28%) Fortinet