Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +55
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 30 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.87% 2.93% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.46% 14.67% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 36
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +18.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £50,000 £62,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%

Wireless 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 194 259 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.56% 19.94% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 176 208 358
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in Kent.

Salary trend for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Kent over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Kent

Wireless
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Dartford +2 14 £49,000 +63.33%
Maidstone -8 4 £41,312 +3.28%
West Malling -6 1 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) WLAN
3 13 (43.33%) HP
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (43.33%) MPLS
3 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
3 13 (43.33%) ProxySG
3 13 (43.33%) Network Design
3 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
3 13 (43.33%) Aruba
3 13 (43.33%) F5
3 13 (43.33%) Telepresence
3 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
4 12 (40.00%) OSPF
4 12 (40.00%) BGP
4 12 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (33.33%) Mitel
5 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (26.67%) Juniper
7 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (26.67%) CCSP
7 8 (26.67%) CCVP

Wireless
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) MPLS
3 13 (43.33%) Telepresence
3 13 (43.33%) WLAN
4 12 (40.00%) BGP
4 12 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (40.00%) OSPF
5 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) Wireless Security
8 1 (3.33%) 802.11
8 1 (3.33%) DNS
8 1 (3.33%) IPsec
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
1 13 (43.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Data Security
2 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) ISMS
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CCNP
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) CCSP
3 8 (26.67%) CCVP
4 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) ProxySG
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Aruba
2 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
2 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (43.33%) F5
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Mitel
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) CommVault
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) AirMagnet
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed