Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 7 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.79% 1.65% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 12.30% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 6
Lancashire median annual salary £40,500 £32,327 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.28% +74.74% +68.18%
10th Percentile £24,100 £26,850 £17,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £35,000 £23,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +8.97%

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 97 122 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.95% 13.39% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 100 112
Lancashire median annual salary £32,250 £33,077 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +10.26% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,375 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 November 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
Blackburn - 3 £46,000 -
Preston -7 2 £28,000 -16.80%
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Contactless
3 3 (42.86%) CCTV
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Operations Research
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Liferay
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Product Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CCTV
1 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (42.86%) Contactless
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Research
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware