The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 94 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.31% - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £43,750 - £46,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -15.69%
WLAN
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
193 171 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.92% 19.39% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 180
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WLAN
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Southampton

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) IPX
3 4 (57.14%) PPP
3 4 (57.14%) ATM
3 4 (57.14%) ISDN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
3 4 (57.14%) Fast Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) IPX
3 4 (57.14%) PPP
3 4 (57.14%) ATM
3 4 (57.14%) ISDN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
3 4 (57.14%) Fast Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint