The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 151 130 147
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 28 54 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 1.55% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 8.70% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 23
Average salary £38,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,300 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +3.65%
Wireless
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
431 621 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.78% 17.77% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 387 492 419
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Wireless
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Leeds

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Leeds

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 69 (88.46%) Cisco
2 56 (71.79%) WAN
2 56 (71.79%) Firewall
3 50 (64.10%) LAN
4 46 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (43.59%) CCNA
6 31 (39.74%) CCNP
7 25 (32.05%) Network Security
8 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
10 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
11 19 (24.36%) Windows
12 18 (23.08%) ITIL
12 18 (23.08%) MPLS
13 17 (21.79%) BGP
13 17 (21.79%) VPN
14 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
14 16 (20.51%) Cisco Wireless
15 15 (19.23%) CCIE
15 15 (19.23%) VMware
16 13 (16.67%) SQL
16 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 11 (14.10%) CCSA
18 11 (14.10%) Presales
18 11 (14.10%) Root Cause Analysis
19 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
19 10 (12.82%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (71.79%) Firewall
1 56 (71.79%) WAN
2 50 (64.10%) LAN
3 25 (32.05%) Network Security
4 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (23.08%) MPLS
6 17 (21.79%) BGP
6 17 (21.79%) VPN
7 16 (20.51%) Cisco Wireless
8 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.82%) DNS
10 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.54%) OSPF
10 9 (11.54%) Wireless Security
11 8 (10.26%) DHCP
11 8 (10.26%) Internet
12 7 (8.97%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.97%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (7.69%) VoIP
13 6 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Phabricator
3 1 (1.28%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (5.13%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Consultant
4 10 (12.82%) Security Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco Network Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Network Design Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Network Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) CESG
6 1 (1.28%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) Unix
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Presales
2 11 (14.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.97%) Change Control
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.69%) Service Management
6 5 (6.41%) ITSM
6 5 (6.41%) Network Design
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.13%) Information Security
7 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.13%) SIEM
8 3 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
2 3 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) C
3 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (43.59%) CCNA
3 31 (39.74%) CCNP
4 15 (19.23%) CCIE
5 11 (14.10%) CCSA
6 8 (10.26%) CCDA
6 8 (10.26%) HP ASE
6 8 (10.26%) HPE ATP
7 5 (6.41%) CCSP
7 5 (6.41%) Degree
8 3 (3.85%) CCSE
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.56%) CCVP
10 1 (1.28%) CCIP
10 1 (1.28%) CEH
10 1 (1.28%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (1.28%) CISA
10 1 (1.28%) CISSP
10 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) BS25999
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
3 1 (1.28%) Nmap
3 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 69 (88.46%) Cisco
2 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.54%) F5
6 8 (10.26%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Huawei
7 7 (8.97%) Juniper
7 7 (8.97%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.69%) Aruba
8 6 (7.69%) Intel Security
9 5 (6.41%) Avaya
9 5 (6.41%) Mitel
10 4 (5.13%) Citrix
11 3 (3.85%) Apple
11 3 (3.85%) Google
12 2 (2.56%) Meraki
12 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.28%) Netsparker
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