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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 44 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.86% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £19,000 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -16.98%
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
75 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.44% 10.89% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 63
Average salary £35,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,067 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 3 £35,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 -
Chorley - 2 £17,500 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Lync
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) Broadband
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) ADSL
2 2 (22.22%) Broadband
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCDP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix