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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 94 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.28% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 3.07% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
204 228 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.80% 19.69% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 192 204 245
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) IC Design
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) iPad

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) IC Design
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Cadence