Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 108 97
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 12 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 4.91% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Somerset median annual salary £36,750 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +32.08% -17.19%
10th Percentile £21,000 £28,250 £21,900
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +45.83% -2.70% -9.20%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 182 163 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.64% 13.28% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 142 140 169
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +12.35% +2.09%
10th Percentile £22,050 £22,700 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,725 £57,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Somerset

Wireless
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Somerset

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Somerset

Wireless
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Taunton - 3 £22,000 - 1
Clevedon -16 2 £36,000 +15.20% 1
Bath - 2 £33,750 -
Portishead +2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Ilminster - 1 £40,000 -
Wireless
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) HND
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) 3G
6 1 (8.33%) 4G
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec