The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 77 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 5 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.62% 2.05% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 10.53% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 12
Average salary £27,500 £22,600 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.68% -32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Wireless
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
174 171 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.72% 19.52% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 148 149 194
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Wireless
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Southampton

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Southampton

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) VoIP
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
6 7 (31.82%) Retail
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
6 7 (31.82%) Multicast
7 6 (27.27%) Software Distribution
7 6 (27.27%) SAP
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) A+ Certification
7 6 (27.27%) EPoS
7 6 (27.27%) CCNA
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
9 4 (18.18%) Network Management
9 4 (18.18%) IPTV
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (18.18%) Fast Ethernet
9 4 (18.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) VoIP
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VLAN
3 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) Multicast
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (18.18%) Fast Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (18.18%) Frame Relay
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 4 (18.18%) IPX
6 4 (18.18%) PPP
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) EPoS
2 4 (18.18%) IPTV
3 3 (13.64%) Statistics
3 3 (13.64%) Robotics
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Software Distribution
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Budget Control
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) Video Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C++
1 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) A+ Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) CCDP
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) HP