The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 67 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 4 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.72% 0.37% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 1.92% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Average salary £46,250 £31,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.82% -5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £31,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -
Wireless
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 104 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.60% 19.37% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 82
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Wireless
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Northampton

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) CCNA
4 10 (66.67%) CCDP
4 10 (66.67%) Motorola
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) Meraki
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
8 1 (6.67%) DSL
8 1 (6.67%) L2TP
8 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) Nokia
8 1 (6.67%) Ethernet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DSL
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) L2TP
4 1 (6.67%) LLU
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) PPP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Support
2 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Network Support
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Network Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall Support
6 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCNP
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Motorola
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia