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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 194 241 227
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 57 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 0.82% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 9 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £21,600 £22,975
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £58,000 £39,010
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
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
1145 1100 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 17.80% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 919 774
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,325
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Dorset +32 20 £24,000 -61.60% 4
Somerset - 14 £40,000 -
Bristol - 10 £43,750 - 4
Gloucestershire +14 8 £25,500 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire -5 5 £40,000 +36.75%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 55 (53.92%) Microsoft
2 54 (52.94%) VMware
3 53 (51.96%) Windows
4 49 (48.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (45.10%) LAN
5 46 (45.10%) WAN
6 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
6 45 (44.12%) Windows Server
7 44 (43.14%) VoIP
8 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
9 39 (38.24%) ITIL
10 37 (36.27%) Firewall
11 35 (34.31%) Office 365
12 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (31.37%) Cisco
14 30 (29.41%) CCNA
14 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
15 28 (27.45%) CCNP
16 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
17 25 (24.51%) VPN
18 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
19 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
21 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
22 20 (19.61%) Wireless
22 20 (19.61%) Internet
22 20 (19.61%) VLAN
23 15 (14.71%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.90%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 35 (34.31%) Office 365
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) LAN
1 46 (45.10%) WAN
2 44 (43.14%) VoIP
3 37 (36.27%) Firewall
4 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 25 (24.51%) VPN
6 22 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (19.61%) Internet
7 20 (19.61%) VLAN
7 20 (19.61%) Wireless
8 15 (14.71%) IP Telephony
9 14 (13.73%) Cisco IPT
9 14 (13.73%) MGCP
9 14 (13.73%) Network Security
10 11 (10.78%) SSL
11 10 (9.80%) DHCP
12 9 (8.82%) ADSL
12 9 (8.82%) DNS
12 9 (8.82%) SAN
13 8 (7.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MSI
1 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Electronics
4 5 (4.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) 2nd Line Support
2 29 (28.43%) Support Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (18.63%) Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Network Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Network Analyst
7 9 (8.82%) Systems Manager
8 8 (7.84%) IT Support
8 8 (7.84%) Network Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Technical Leader
9 7 (6.86%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
1 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) IVR
2 12 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) CPLD
3 6 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (5.88%) VHDL
4 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.90%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.92%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 4 (3.92%) SCADA
5 4 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.94%) iPad
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.98%) Handset
8 1 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.96%) Windows
2 45 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.78%) Linux
7 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.98%) Android
11 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 14 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.86%) Computer Security
5 7 (6.86%) Project Management
6 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 4 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.94%) Information Security
8 3 (2.94%) Presales
8 3 (2.94%) Security Architecture
9 2 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
1 9 (8.82%) SQL
1 9 (8.82%) VB
2 5 (4.90%) VBScript
3 4 (3.92%) Java
3 4 (3.92%) Perl
3 4 (3.92%) PHP
3 4 (3.92%) Python
3 4 (3.92%) Ruby
4 3 (2.94%) C
4 3 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.96%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (29.41%) CCNA
3 28 (27.45%) CCNP
4 12 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (9.80%) MCP
6 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.86%) CCVP
8 6 (5.88%) MCTS
9 5 (4.90%) CCSA
9 5 (4.90%) CCSE
9 5 (4.90%) DBS Check
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
9 5 (4.90%) HND
9 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.92%) CCA
10 4 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.92%) CREST Certified
11 3 (2.94%) CLAS
11 3 (2.94%) SANS
11 3 (2.94%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (48.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.80%) XenApp
5 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (13.73%) Cisco UCCE
1 14 (13.73%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (4.90%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (53.92%) Microsoft
2 54 (52.94%) VMware
3 32 (31.37%) Cisco
4 15 (14.71%) CheckPoint
4 15 (14.71%) Citrix
5 14 (13.73%) Aruba
6 13 (12.75%) HP
7 9 (8.82%) Dell
8 7 (6.86%) Juniper
9 6 (5.88%) EMC
9 6 (5.88%) Nokia
9 6 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
10 5 (4.90%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (4.90%) Sophos
11 4 (3.92%) Google
11 4 (3.92%) Veeam
12 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.96%) Meraki
14 1 (0.98%) F5
14 1 (0.98%) MobileIron
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