The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 98 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.28% 0.10% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.42% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £55,000 £85,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +214.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
Wi-Fi
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 237 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.44% 24.21% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 209 213 211
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Kent

Wi-Fi
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Presales Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds