The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 38 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.87% 3.64% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 16.00% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -17.36%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.34% 22.73% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 16
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £58,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Wireless
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Wakefield

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Managed Services Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel