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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.17% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% -35.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 146 233 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.91% 21.71% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 117 201 214
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 £30,000 -
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) RIP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) DSL
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (50.00%) IGRP
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) VPLS
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Escalation Management
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements

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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) DSL
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) IGRP
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) RIP
2 5 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (10.00%) GPRS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) API Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco