Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 83 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 12 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.49% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 4.58% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Lancashire median annual salary £46,750 £25,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -17.74% +181.82%
10th Percentile £34,750 £22,050 £30,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,750 £31,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +16.88%

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 103 131 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.80% 13.45% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 91 108 57
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,000 £17,650
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,350
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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
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 24 February 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
Blackburn - 8 £47,500 - 1
Chorley +6 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Preston +4 1 £35,000 +48.94%
Wireless
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless Security
2 8 (66.67%) Security Patching
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) VMS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Contactless
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) CCTV
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Operations Research
5 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless Security
3 3 (25.00%) 3G
3 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Product Development Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CCTV
1 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (25.00%) Contactless
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) VMS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
1 8 (66.67%) CCNP
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NEC
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard