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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 22 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.83% 8.53% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 31.43% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
27 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 22.50% 27.13% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 40
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Firmware
4 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 3 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) IPv6
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) PBX
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Principle Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) F5