Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 312 316 351
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35 +32
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 154 217 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 5.04% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 145 196 207
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +18.06% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,400
% change year-on-year -7.78% +3.69% +15.73%

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 3,908 4,308 5,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.27% 16.03% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,027 3,338 4,263
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,925 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +43 77 £52,500 +23.53% 10
Thames Valley +27 30 £32,750 -18.13% 17
Hampshire -2 18 £40,000 +30.61% 16
East Sussex +14 14 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +15 11 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Berkshire -3 9 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Kent +13 8 £45,000 -7.69% 4
West Sussex -19 7 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 66 (42.86%) Cisco
2 56 (36.36%) Firewall
3 47 (30.52%) LAN
4 45 (29.22%) Windows
5 41 (26.62%) WAN
5 41 (26.62%) Meraki
5 41 (26.62%) Palo Alto
6 39 (25.32%) OSPF
6 39 (25.32%) BGP
6 39 (25.32%) Wireless
7 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
8 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 35 (22.73%) SolarWinds
9 33 (21.43%) Azure
10 31 (20.13%) TCP/IP
11 30 (19.48%) Office 365
11 30 (19.48%) Aruba
12 29 (18.83%) Finance
12 29 (18.83%) MPLS
13 28 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (16.88%) Degree
15 25 (16.23%) Presales
16 24 (15.58%) ITIL
17 23 (14.94%) VoIP
17 23 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (14.94%) Windows 10
17 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
18 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
18 22 (14.29%) Windows Server
18 22 (14.29%) CCNP

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 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.95%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.43%) Azure
2 30 (19.48%) Office 365
3 3 (1.95%) AWS
4 2 (1.30%) Slack
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.36%) Firewall
2 47 (30.52%) LAN
3 41 (26.62%) WAN
4 39 (25.32%) BGP
4 39 (25.32%) OSPF
4 39 (25.32%) Wireless
5 31 (20.13%) TCP/IP
6 29 (18.83%) MPLS
7 28 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (14.94%) VoIP
9 20 (12.99%) Network Security
10 19 (12.34%) DNS
11 18 (11.69%) Ethernet
11 18 (11.69%) SAN
12 17 (11.04%) DHCP
13 16 (10.39%) DSL
14 15 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (8.44%) 4G
16 12 (7.79%) FCoE
16 12 (7.79%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.19%) Electronics
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Police
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (15.58%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) IT Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) IT Support
5 16 (10.39%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Head of Engineering
6 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Junior
12 6 (3.90%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Wireless Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Graduate
13 5 (3.25%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) COM+
2 1 (0.65%) LAMP
2 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.99%) DataPower
3 18 (11.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.44%) Driving Licence
5 12 (7.79%) PKI
6 8 (5.19%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.60%) e-Learning
9 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.60%) Wiki
10 3 (1.95%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.30%) CCTV
11 2 (1.30%) Clustering
11 2 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.30%) EPoS
11 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.30%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) Windows
2 23 (14.94%) Windows 10
3 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.64%) Linux
5 14 (9.09%) Unix
6 9 (5.84%) Android
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Debian
10 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.23%) Presales
2 24 (15.58%) ITIL
3 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 13 (8.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (8.44%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (8.44%) People Management
6 13 (8.44%) Web Filtering
7 12 (7.79%) Adaptive Security
7 12 (7.79%) Information Management
7 12 (7.79%) Mathematics
7 12 (7.79%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.19%) Scrum
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Engineering
10 7 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) C
1 10 (6.49%) C++
2 7 (4.55%) Embedded C
3 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.60%) SQL
4 3 (1.95%) VB
5 2 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (16.88%) Degree
2 23 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (14.29%) CCNP
4 14 (9.09%) CCNA
5 10 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.25%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.25%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (0.65%) CISSP
10 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.30%) NCSC
2 2 (1.30%) NIST
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.49%) Firmware
2 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (7.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.95%) SCCM
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.65%) AppManager
4 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.65%) Grafana
4 1 (0.65%) Graylog
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) NetCrunch
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (42.86%) Cisco
2 41 (26.62%) Meraki
2 41 (26.62%) Palo Alto
3 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
4 35 (22.73%) SolarWinds
5 30 (19.48%) Aruba
6 20 (12.99%) IBM
7 18 (11.69%) Huawei
7 18 (11.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 17 (11.04%) Juniper
8 17 (11.04%) VMware
9 14 (9.09%) F5
10 13 (8.44%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (7.79%) Forcepoint
12 9 (5.84%) HP
13 5 (3.25%) Panasonic
14 4 (2.60%) Veeam
14 4 (2.60%) Virgin Media
15 3 (1.95%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.95%) Zerto