Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Kent
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 126 141
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.13% 0.87% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 3.97% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 10
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -19.38% +48.15%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,225 £29,500
90th Percentile £47,250 £57,875 £47,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

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 257 453 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.23% 21.94% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 213 389 390
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -5.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £57,050
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Sittingbourne -2 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Maidstone +3 3 £30,000 -14.29%
Chatham +5 2 £47,500 +75.93%
Canterbury - 1 £50,000 -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Escalation Management
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) VPLS
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) DSL
5 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
5 5 (31.25%) IGRP
5 5 (31.25%) RIP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Network Management
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) IaaS

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 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) DSL
4 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
4 5 (31.25%) IGRP
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) RIP
4 5 (31.25%) VPLS
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) GPRS
7 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Escalation Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) API Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Telesales
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DO-254
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL