Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 101 140
Rank change year-on-year +5 +39 -
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.24% 1.47% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 6.19% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 10
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -31.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,625 £51,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +19.40%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 259 404 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.02% 23.78% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 202 352 366
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.96% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £22,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Kent

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Kent over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Kent

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +31 6 £30,000 -14.29%
Sittingbourne +2 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Chatham +2 2 £42,500 +57.41%
Canterbury - 1 £50,000 -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Advertising
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) VPLS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) MCSA
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Network Management
6 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPLS
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) IT Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) People Management
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL