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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 97 101 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £85,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% +220.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -
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
229 233 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.89% 22.40% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 212 199
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) CCTV
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DMZ
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Presales Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
1 2 (40.00%) CCTV
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds