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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 85 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 2 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.23% 2.09% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 11.24% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 14
Average salary £45,000 £22,600 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+99.11% -32.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
181 169 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.78% 18.57% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 137 142 204
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) VoIP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) Multicast
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) CCDP
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) EPoS
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) IPTV
4 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Statistics
5 3 (18.75%) Fast Ethernet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) Multicast
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) ATM
5 3 (18.75%) ISDN
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) Frame Relay
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IPTV
1 4 (25.00%) EPoS
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Robotics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Video Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CCDP
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) SAP