Period
to 22 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 285 355
Rank change year-on-year -10 +70 +24
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 217 288 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 6.38% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 164 242 218
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £62,500 £61,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 4,179 4,515 5,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.75% 15.68% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,236 3,540 4,300
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +9 65 £37,000 +27.59% 15
Surrey +13 49 £47,500 +58.33% 9
Thames Valley +4 49 £30,000 -27.27% 18
Buckinghamshire +26 25 £30,000 +11.11% 4
West Sussex -13 25 £55,000 -4.35% 1
East Sussex +8 15 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Oxfordshire +32 13 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -25 11 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Kent +5 9 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Middlesex - 4 £55,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 101 (46.54%) WAN
2 100 (46.08%) LAN
3 77 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 75 (34.56%) Cisco
5 73 (33.64%) Degree
6 64 (29.49%) ITIL
6 64 (29.49%) Windows
7 62 (28.57%) Firewall
8 60 (27.65%) Aruba
9 53 (24.42%) VMware
10 52 (23.96%) VoIP
10 52 (23.96%) Data Centre
11 50 (23.04%) Active Directory
12 49 (22.58%) Linux
13 47 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (21.20%) Wireless
15 40 (18.43%) Project Management
16 38 (17.51%) Citrix
16 38 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (17.05%) Finance
18 36 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
19 35 (16.13%) Office 365
20 34 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (15.67%) IBM
20 34 (15.67%) Migration
21 33 (15.21%) TCP/IP
21 33 (15.21%) SQL Server
21 33 (15.21%) AWS
22 32 (14.75%) Windows Server

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 17 (7.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.38%) Confluence
4 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.38%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.13%) Office 365
2 33 (15.21%) AWS
3 20 (9.22%) Azure
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 101 (46.54%) WAN
2 100 (46.08%) LAN
3 62 (28.57%) Firewall
4 52 (23.96%) VoIP
5 46 (21.20%) Wireless
6 33 (15.21%) TCP/IP
7 29 (13.36%) PABX
8 28 (12.90%) BGP
8 28 (12.90%) OSPF
9 26 (11.98%) MPLS
10 25 (11.52%) DNS
11 24 (11.06%) SAN
12 21 (9.68%) DHCP
13 18 (8.29%) Bluetooth
14 17 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (7.37%) Ethernet
15 16 (7.37%) SNMP
16 15 (6.91%) VPN
17 13 (5.99%) Internet
17 13 (5.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.36%) DB2
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.46%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.36%) MSI
2 11 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (17.05%) Finance
2 31 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.45%) Electronics
5 11 (5.07%) Retail
6 8 (3.69%) Billing
7 4 (1.84%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.84%) Avionics
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (16.59%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.82%) Architect
3 29 (13.36%) Technical Architect
4 28 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 25 (11.52%) Analyst
6 23 (10.60%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) IT Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) IT Support
7 16 (7.37%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (6.91%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (6.45%) IT Architect
10 13 (5.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (5.99%) IT Manager
11 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) IP Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Wireless Engineer
12 10 (4.61%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) LDAP
2 2 (0.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) COM+
3 1 (0.46%) Flash
3 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.96%) Data Centre
2 38 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (13.82%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (13.36%) Public Cloud
5 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.53%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (5.07%) Driving Licence
8 9 (4.15%) CCTV
8 9 (4.15%) PKI
9 8 (3.69%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (2.30%) DataPower
10 5 (2.30%) FMCG
11 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.38%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.38%) User Experience
13 2 (0.92%) e-Learning
14 1 (0.46%) Clustering
14 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.46%) NHS
14 1 (0.46%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.49%) Windows
2 49 (22.58%) Linux
3 32 (14.75%) Windows Server
4 31 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 22 (10.14%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.69%) Android
7 8 (3.69%) Unix
7 8 (3.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.38%) CentOS
9 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) Debian
11 1 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.49%) ITIL
2 40 (18.43%) Project Management
3 36 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.67%) Migration
4 34 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (14.75%) Service Delivery
6 30 (13.82%) TOGAF
7 29 (13.36%) Application Packaging
7 29 (13.36%) Architectural Design
7 29 (13.36%) Strategic Thinking
7 29 (13.36%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (7.83%) Presales
9 15 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (6.91%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.99%) Computer Science
10 13 (5.99%) WAN Optimisation
11 12 (5.53%) Incident Management
11 12 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (5.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.76%) C
2 16 (7.37%) C++
3 14 (6.45%) Embedded C
4 9 (4.15%) SQL
5 8 (3.69%) Python
6 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.38%) C#
8 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 73 (33.64%) Degree
2 35 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (13.36%) AWS Certification
3 29 (13.36%) TOGAF Certification
4 26 (11.98%) CCNP
5 24 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (8.29%) CCNA
7 6 (2.76%) MCSA
8 5 (2.30%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.38%) ACCA
10 3 (1.38%) CCDP
10 3 (1.38%) CCIE
10 3 (1.38%) CCSP
10 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.38%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.84%) GDPR
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) NCSC
4 2 (0.92%) NIST
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 50 (23.04%) Active Directory
2 47 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (7.83%) Firmware
5 14 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (13.36%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (3.69%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.38%) Grafana
4 3 (1.38%) Graylog
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.46%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 75 (34.56%) Cisco
3 60 (27.65%) Aruba
4 53 (24.42%) VMware
5 38 (17.51%) Citrix
6 34 (15.67%) IBM
7 31 (14.29%) Meraki
7 31 (14.29%) SAP
8 29 (13.36%) Palo Alto
9 20 (9.22%) HP
9 20 (9.22%) SolarWinds
10 17 (7.83%) F5
11 16 (7.37%) Huawei
11 16 (7.37%) Ruckus Wireless
12 11 (5.07%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (5.07%) Juniper
13 8 (3.69%) Forcepoint
14 4 (1.84%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.84%) Google
14 4 (1.84%) Veeam