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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 61 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 17 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.46% 2.83% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 12.70% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 16
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £27,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% +7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,375 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
219 189 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.74% 22.31% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 177 164 200
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Southampton

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (53.49%) Firewall
4 22 (51.16%) LAN
4 22 (51.16%) WAN
5 16 (37.21%) VoIP
6 15 (34.88%) CCNA
6 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
6 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
6 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
7 11 (25.58%) CCNP
8 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.93%) VLAN
8 9 (20.93%) Degree
9 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (18.60%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (18.60%) Time Management
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
10 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
12 5 (11.63%) Network Security
13 4 (9.30%) Fault Management
13 4 (9.30%) Computer Science

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) LAN
2 22 (51.16%) WAN
3 16 (37.21%) VoIP
4 9 (20.93%) VLAN
5 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.63%) Network Security
7 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.30%) WLAN
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
8 4 (9.30%) SSL
8 4 (9.30%) OSPF
8 4 (9.30%) BGP
8 4 (9.30%) IPsec
8 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.98%) SSH
9 3 (6.98%) MPLS
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.98%) DMVPN
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.33%) Trainer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Sales Executive
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Trainer
6 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) IT Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
2 8 (18.60%) Time Management
2 8 (18.60%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Fault Management
3 4 (9.30%) Analytics
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Data Security
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) People Management
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) CCNA
3 11 (25.58%) CCNP
4 9 (20.93%) Degree
5 4 (9.30%) CCIE
6 3 (6.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 2 (4.65%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Websense
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.33%) IronPort
5 1 (2.33%) Riverbed