The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 61 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 3.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £17,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Wi-Fi
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 55 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.17% 10.81% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 50 105
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £11,900 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Lancashire region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) ADSL
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) ADSL
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware