Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 56 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 14 3 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.66% 0.56% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 3.85% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Median annual salary £80,000 £62,500 £30,389
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +105.67% +38.13%
10th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £21,850
90th Percentile £82,500 £63,750 £45,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £44,500 £30,389
% change year-on-year +46.07% +46.43% +38.13%

Wi-Fi 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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 78 78 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.83% 14.53% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 89
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,100 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,500 £64,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00% +4.62%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Sheffield

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Sheffield

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) Broadband
3 10 (71.43%) C
4 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
5 7 (50.00%) C++
5 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (50.00%) Validation
5 7 (50.00%) 802.11
5 7 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Measurement
6 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 5 (35.71%) Kibana
6 5 (35.71%) Graylog
6 5 (35.71%) MQTT
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
6 5 (35.71%) STUN
6 5 (35.71%) XMPP
7 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
7 4 (28.57%) HNC
7 4 (28.57%) HND
7 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) Broadband
3 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 7 (50.00%) 802.11
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
5 5 (35.71%) MQTT
5 5 (35.71%) STUN
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (7.14%) 5G
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Validation Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Microwave Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) RF Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 5 (35.71%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Measurement
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
2 7 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
1 4 (28.57%) HND
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Graylog
1 5 (35.71%) Kibana