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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 21 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.11% 2.13% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 8.33% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £41,500 £48,500 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -
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
50 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.17% 25.53% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 26
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (61.11%) NetApp
2 11 (61.11%) Sophos
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) WatchGuard
2 11 (61.11%) SonicWALL
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Hyper-V
2 11 (61.11%) Presales
3 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (33.33%) 3G
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 6 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 6 (33.33%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 6 (33.33%) GPRS
3 6 (33.33%) GSM
3 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) Atmel
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) 3G
1 6 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (33.33%) GPRS
1 6 (33.33%) GSM
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Presales
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Hyper-V
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) NetApp
2 11 (61.11%) SonicWALL
2 11 (61.11%) Sophos
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) WatchGuard
3 6 (33.33%) Atmel
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle