Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 63 114
Rank change year-on-year -27 +51 -9
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 22 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.70% 3.83% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 16.09% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 27
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +83.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £73,750 £47,813
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 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%

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 16 December 2017.

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 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
Dartford -19 11 - -
West Malling -4 4 £48,750 +2.63%
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,500 -
Maidstone +26 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 - -
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) LAN
3 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) DNS
5 14 (63.64%) DHCP
5 14 (63.64%) MPLS
5 14 (63.64%) Aruba
6 12 (54.55%) IPsec
6 12 (54.55%) VMware
7 11 (50.00%) 802.11
7 11 (50.00%) DPNSS
7 11 (50.00%) QSIG
7 11 (50.00%) WLAN
7 11 (50.00%) SNMP
7 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (50.00%) 802.1X
8 10 (45.45%) Telepresence
8 10 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (45.45%) ProCurve
8 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (45.45%) Riverbed
8 10 (45.45%) HP
8 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
8 10 (45.45%) ProxySG
9 9 (40.91%) Firewall
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Avaya
11 4 (18.18%) VPN

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 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 16 (72.73%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) DHCP
3 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 14 (63.64%) MPLS
4 12 (54.55%) IPsec
5 11 (50.00%) 802.11
5 11 (50.00%) DPNSS
5 11 (50.00%) QSIG
5 11 (50.00%) SNMP
5 11 (50.00%) WLAN
6 10 (45.45%) Telepresence
7 9 (40.91%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (18.18%) VoIP
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Regional Sales Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
1 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.55%) Data Security
3 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCIE
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
3 2 (9.09%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (45.45%) ProxySG
2 10 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Aruba
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
6 10 (45.45%) HP
6 10 (45.45%) ProCurve
6 10 (45.45%) Riverbed
7 4 (18.18%) Avaya
8 3 (13.64%) F5
8 3 (13.64%) Juniper
8 3 (13.64%) Mitel
8 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
9 2 (9.09%) Apple
10 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (4.55%) Sophos