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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 92 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.20% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 0.88% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
197 228 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.12% 22.60% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 184 185 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Kent

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) H.323
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix