Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 288 309
Rank change year-on-year +59 +21 +50
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 60 233 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 5.57% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 74 175 215
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%

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 1,580 4,184 4,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.70% 16.59% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 3,230 3,526
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +5.56%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 October 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
Hampshire +61 24 £55,000 +52.78% 6
Berkshire +114 19 £45,750 +1.67% 3
Thames Valley +103 19 £45,750 +52.50% 7
Surrey +63 15 £31,500 -33.68%
Oxfordshire +60 3 £47,500 +66.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +49 3 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Kent +46 2 £28,000 -37.78% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (41.67%) WAN
2 22 (36.67%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) Firewall
3 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 18 (30.00%) Meraki
4 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (23.33%) Wireless
6 14 (23.33%) Office 365
7 12 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (18.33%) Project Delivery
8 11 (18.33%) LAN
9 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 9 (15.00%) Azure
10 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 8 (13.33%) VoIP
10 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (11.67%) MPLS
11 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
12 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
12 6 (10.00%) 4G
12 6 (10.00%) C
13 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
13 5 (8.33%) MCSE

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 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.33%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Office 365
2 9 (15.00%) Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) WAN
2 22 (36.67%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) Wireless
4 11 (18.33%) LAN
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) VoIP
6 7 (11.67%) MPLS
7 6 (10.00%) 4G
8 5 (8.33%) 5G
8 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.67%) DNS
9 4 (6.67%) LTE
9 4 (6.67%) VPN
10 3 (5.00%) IPv4
10 3 (5.00%) IPv6
10 3 (5.00%) SSL
10 3 (5.00%) TETRA
10 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.00%) WiMAX
10 3 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Power BI
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2019
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Local Government
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (6.67%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Network Manager
4 7 (11.67%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Network Support
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) ICT Support
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Professional Services Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) Laravel
2 1 (1.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Fibre Optics
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) VHDL
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (18.33%) Project Delivery
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.67%) Network Design
3 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (5.00%) OO
4 3 (5.00%) OOD
4 3 (5.00%) Operational Stability
4 3 (5.00%) Presales
4 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.00%) Technical Debt
4 3 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) C
2 4 (6.67%) C++
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.33%) HNC
4 2 (3.33%) HND
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
3 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (30.00%) Meraki
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.67%) McAfee
7 3 (5.00%) Motorola
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.67%) Aruba
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) IBM
9 1 (1.67%) Juniper
9 1 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds