Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 332 375
Rank change year-on-year +53 +43 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 273 227 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 4.21% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 233 223 206
South East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £20,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Wi-Fi 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,440 5,390 7,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 17.25% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,468 4,241 5,786
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Surrey +69 76 £40,000 +12.68% 6
Thames Valley -5 74 £37,500 +31.58% 23
Hampshire -6 54 £28,500 -16.18% 7
West Sussex +24 51 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Berkshire +13 49 £42,500 +65.05% 7
Oxfordshire -1 13 £30,000 +30.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £27,000 -32.50% 8
East Sussex - 10 £41,750 -
M4 Corridor - 6 £62,500 -
Kent +10 1 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 134 (49.08%) Windows
2 101 (37.00%) Active Directory
3 100 (36.63%) Microsoft
4 98 (35.90%) WAN
5 94 (34.43%) Wireless
6 93 (34.07%) Firewall
7 89 (32.60%) LAN
8 88 (32.23%) VoIP
9 81 (29.67%) Cisco
10 76 (27.84%) DNS
11 73 (26.74%) Windows 10
12 71 (26.01%) Office 365
13 68 (24.91%) ITIL
14 64 (23.44%) Windows Server
15 63 (23.08%) Windows 7
16 59 (21.61%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (21.25%) Linux
18 57 (20.88%) DHCP
19 51 (18.68%) High Availability
20 44 (16.12%) VPN
21 41 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
21 41 (15.02%) HP
22 40 (14.65%) WLAN
22 40 (14.65%) SolarWinds
23 38 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
24 37 (13.55%) TCP/IP
25 36 (13.19%) ITSM
25 36 (13.19%) Security Cleared
26 35 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
27 34 (12.45%) SC Cleared

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.86%) IIS
3 16 (5.86%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.20%) Confluence
6 6 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.83%) Apache
7 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 41 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (26.01%) Office 365
2 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.83%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (35.90%) WAN
2 94 (34.43%) Wireless
3 93 (34.07%) Firewall
4 89 (32.60%) LAN
5 88 (32.23%) VoIP
6 76 (27.84%) DNS
7 57 (20.88%) DHCP
8 44 (16.12%) VPN
9 40 (14.65%) WLAN
10 38 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (13.55%) TCP/IP
12 34 (12.45%) Internet
13 30 (10.99%) Bluetooth
13 30 (10.99%) Network Security
14 24 (8.79%) MPLS
15 22 (8.06%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (6.23%) BGP
16 17 (6.23%) DWDM
16 17 (6.23%) OSPF
16 17 (6.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.83%) MySQL
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.73%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) MS Access
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.86%) JIRA
3 10 (3.66%) Subversion
4 3 (1.10%) MSI
4 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.73%) Xcode
General
1 18 (6.59%) Finance
2 16 (5.86%) Electronics
3 15 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.56%) Marketing
4 7 (2.56%) Retail
5 6 (2.20%) Banking
6 5 (1.83%) Avionics
7 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Military
8 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (26.37%) Analyst
2 51 (18.68%) Network Engineer
3 40 (14.65%) Support Analyst
4 34 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 20 (7.33%) IT Support
7 19 (6.96%) Support Engineer
7 19 (6.96%) Support Technician
8 18 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 18 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (6.23%) Network Manager
9 17 (6.23%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (5.86%) Technical Support
10 16 (5.86%) Voice Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) Voice Network Engineer
11 15 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.13%) IT Technician
13 13 (4.76%) IT Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
13 13 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.93%) HTML
2 7 (2.56%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.20%) .NET
3 6 (2.20%) JSON
3 6 (2.20%) Node.js
4 5 (1.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.83%) LDAP
4 5 (1.83%) MAPI
4 5 (1.83%) React
4 5 (1.83%) WinForms
4 5 (1.83%) WPF
5 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.33%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.93%) Replication
6 7 (2.56%) CMDB
6 7 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.56%) PKI
7 6 (2.20%) Clustering
7 6 (2.20%) Fintech
8 5 (1.83%) CAN bus
8 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.83%) EPoS
8 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.83%) Robotics
8 5 (1.83%) YubiKey
9 4 (1.47%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 134 (49.08%) Windows
2 73 (26.74%) Windows 10
3 64 (23.44%) Windows Server
4 63 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 58 (21.25%) Linux
6 35 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (12.09%) Windows 8
8 25 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (4.76%) CentOS
10 11 (4.03%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.66%) Debian
12 9 (3.30%) Android
13 8 (2.93%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.93%) Windows Vista
14 7 (2.56%) Unix
15 6 (2.20%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.83%) VMS
17 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (1.10%) Solaris
18 3 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.91%) ITIL
2 59 (21.61%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (18.68%) High Availability
4 36 (13.19%) ITSM
5 28 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 27 (9.89%) Incident Management
7 26 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (8.79%) Service Management
9 21 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 20 (7.33%) Runbook
11 18 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (6.59%) Server Management
11 18 (6.59%) WAN Optimisation
12 17 (6.23%) Problem Management
13 16 (5.86%) Change Management
13 16 (5.86%) Logistics
13 16 (5.86%) Remediation Plan
14 15 (5.49%) Test Automation
15 14 (5.13%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.26%) Python
2 20 (7.33%) C
3 14 (5.13%) C++
3 14 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.76%) SQL
5 11 (4.03%) C#
6 9 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.93%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.20%) PHP
9 5 (1.83%) Perl
10 4 (1.47%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.73%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.73%) Fortran
11 2 (0.73%) Java
11 2 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.72%) Degree
4 29 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (8.79%) A+ Certification
5 24 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (8.42%) CCNP
7 20 (7.33%) MCSE
8 11 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.66%) MCP
10 8 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.56%) CCNA
12 6 (2.20%) ISTQB
12 6 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (2.20%) MCSA
13 4 (1.47%) MCITP
14 3 (1.10%) CCIE
14 3 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.10%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.16%) GDPR
2 21 (7.69%) SLA
3 7 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 101 (37.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.49%) Firmware
5 10 (3.66%) Docker
5 10 (3.66%) LXC
6 5 (1.83%) KVM
6 5 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.10%) vSphere
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
1 13 (4.76%) SCCM
2 6 (2.20%) HP ALM
3 5 (1.83%) Cacti
3 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.83%) Nagios
4 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 81 (29.67%) Cisco
3 41 (15.02%) HP
4 40 (14.65%) SolarWinds
5 32 (11.72%) VMware
6 31 (11.36%) Aruba
7 23 (8.42%) Juniper
8 17 (6.23%) Remedy
9 15 (5.49%) Palo Alto
10 14 (5.13%) Riverbed
11 13 (4.76%) Citrix
11 13 (4.76%) Zscaler
12 11 (4.03%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.66%) Sophos
14 9 (3.30%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.30%) Veeam
15 8 (2.93%) Arista
15 8 (2.93%) BMC
15 8 (2.93%) Meraki
16 7 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless