The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 224 202 215
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.23% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £19,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Wi-Fi
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1007 819 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.01% 15.54% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 854 641 985
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South West region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in the South West

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in the South West

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 4 - -
Wiltshire -5 3 £36,500 +41.74%
Bristol +1 2 £34,125 -14.68%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) VoIP
10 4 (16.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) NetApp
10 4 (16.00%) Python
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) C++
10 4 (16.00%) MySQL

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.00%) 3G
5 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Server Support
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Statistics
1 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (12.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Android
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
2 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Dell Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Docker
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) NetApp
3 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Polycom
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) BT