Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 11 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.42% 0.66% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.00% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 14
Lancashire median annual salary £21,250 £35,000 £32,327
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.29% +8.27% +74.74%
10th Percentile £18,000 £22,900 £26,850
90th Percentile £29,500 £45,900 £35,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 100 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.77% 11.01% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83 80 98
Lancashire median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,077
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% -1.74% +9.34%
10th Percentile £18,800 £19,625 £18,000
90th Percentile £46,500 £47,500 £44,125
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +4.00%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Lancashire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Lancashire

Wireless
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Nelson - 3 £29,000 -
Preston +17 2 £18,000 -35.71%
Chorley - 2 £20,000 -
Blackburn -4 1 £22,500 -51.09%
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) VLAN
1 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (27.27%) Mitel
4 3 (27.27%) Huawei
4 3 (27.27%) NETGEAR
4 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
4 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 3 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Finance

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) PBX
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
1 3 (27.27%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Huawei
3 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 3 (27.27%) NETGEAR
3 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam