The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 61 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.49% 1.26% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 12.50% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £18,500 £11,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.18% -55.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Wireless
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
79 48 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.74% 10.08% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 78 44 108
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Blackpool - 6 £18,500 -
Preston - 1 £21,500 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) IT Support
3 5 (55.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
4 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) HP