The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 91 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.42% - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £44,375 - £51,250
90% offered a salary of more than £42,875 - £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -16.45%
Wi-Fi
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
217 183 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.75% 20.00% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 139 162 179
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) IPX
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
2 4 (50.00%) SSH
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (37.50%) Multicast
3 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
3 3 (37.50%) Fast Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) IPX
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) Fast Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
3 3 (37.50%) Multicast
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Field Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel