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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 331 280 269
Rank change year-on-year -51 -11 +76
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 170 134 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 6.14% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 124 85 113
10th Percentile £30,150 £21,550 £29,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +18.75% -11.11%

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 3,566 2,182 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.81% 13.93% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 1,592 1,952
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -34 49 £57,500 +35.29% 18
Hampshire -19 48 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Surrey -49 33 £65,000 +23.81% 5
Buckinghamshire -29 30 £55,000 +78.86% 5
Kent -53 19 £35,000 -45.53% 4
Berkshire -17 12 £57,500 +35.29% 6
Oxfordshire -21 11 £77,500 +34.78% 7
East Sussex - 6 £80,000 - 2
West Sussex -13 3 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Home Counties - 2 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 95 (55.88%) Firewall
2 92 (54.12%) LAN
2 92 (54.12%) Microsoft
3 86 (50.59%) Cisco
4 82 (48.24%) WAN
5 77 (45.29%) Windows
6 71 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (35.88%) Active Directory
8 49 (28.82%) Windows Server
9 48 (28.24%) VPN
10 47 (27.65%) Social Skills
11 45 (26.47%) Wireless
12 44 (25.88%) ITIL
13 43 (25.29%) Microsoft 365
14 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
15 39 (22.94%) Apple
16 37 (21.76%) CheckPoint
16 37 (21.76%) CCNP
17 36 (21.18%) Windows 10
18 35 (20.59%) CCNA
19 33 (19.41%) MPLS
20 30 (17.65%) Azure
21 29 (17.06%) VMware
22 27 (15.88%) Project Delivery
23 24 (14.12%) Android
24 23 (13.53%) Degree
24 23 (13.53%) SD-WAN
25 22 (12.94%) Logistics
25 22 (12.94%) Supplier Management
25 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.29%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (17.65%) Azure
3 17 (10.00%) AWS
4 11 (6.47%) SaaS
5 8 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.53%) PaaS
7 4 (2.35%) IaaS
8 3 (1.76%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.18%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 95 (55.88%) Firewall
2 92 (54.12%) LAN
3 82 (48.24%) WAN
4 48 (28.24%) VPN
5 45 (26.47%) Wireless
6 33 (19.41%) MPLS
7 23 (13.53%) SD-WAN
8 21 (12.35%) DNS
9 20 (11.76%) DHCP
10 17 (10.00%) BGP
11 15 (8.82%) IP Telephony
12 14 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (7.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (7.65%) Internet
13 13 (7.65%) OSPF
13 13 (7.65%) VXLAN
14 12 (7.06%) IPsec
15 11 (6.47%) Ethernet
15 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
16 9 (5.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
General
1 47 (27.65%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.29%) Influencing Skills
3 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.71%) Documentation Skills
5 7 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.12%) Retail
6 5 (2.94%) Banking
6 5 (2.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.35%) Finance
7 4 (2.35%) Law
7 4 (2.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.59%) Aviation
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.41%) IT Engineer
3 21 (12.35%) IT Support
4 18 (10.59%) Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) IT Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Cisco Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.12%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 6 (3.53%) Network Architect
14 5 (2.94%) Sales Representative
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.29%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.29%) User Experience
4 8 (4.71%) CCTV
5 5 (2.94%) IoT
6 4 (2.35%) CMDB
6 4 (2.35%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.18%) BYOD
8 2 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.59%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 77 (45.29%) Windows
2 49 (28.82%) Windows Server
3 36 (21.18%) Windows 10
4 24 (14.12%) Android
5 19 (11.18%) Linux
6 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (6.47%) Mac OS X
8 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.59%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.59%) Unix
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.88%) ITIL
2 27 (15.88%) Project Delivery
3 22 (12.94%) Logistics
3 22 (12.94%) Supplier Management
4 21 (12.35%) Change Management
5 14 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (8.24%) Network Management
6 12 (7.06%) IT Governance
6 12 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (7.06%) Software Licensing
7 11 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.88%) Decision-Making
8 10 (5.88%) ITSM
8 10 (5.88%) Service Management
9 9 (5.29%) Agile
9 9 (5.29%) Change Control
9 9 (5.29%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.29%) Project Management
9 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (0.59%) C
3 1 (0.59%) C++
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (21.76%) CCNP
3 35 (20.59%) CCNA
4 23 (13.53%) Degree
5 22 (12.94%) MCP
5 22 (12.94%) MCSE
5 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
7 13 (7.65%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.94%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.35%) CISSP
10 2 (1.18%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (1.18%) HND
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.59%) CCDP
11 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) SLA
2 6 (3.53%) QA
3 5 (2.94%) GDPR
4 4 (2.35%) NIST
4 4 (2.35%) NIST 800
4 4 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (35.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (8.24%) SCCM
2 7 (4.12%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.94%) WSUS
4 4 (2.35%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.76%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (1.76%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.18%) Ansible
6 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 86 (50.59%) Cisco
3 39 (22.94%) Apple
4 37 (21.76%) CheckPoint
5 29 (17.06%) VMware
6 18 (10.59%) HP
7 15 (8.82%) Aruba
7 15 (8.82%) F5
7 15 (8.82%) Palo Alto
8 11 (6.47%) Juniper
8 11 (6.47%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.88%) Adobe
10 9 (5.29%) Dell
11 8 (4.71%) Brocade
11 8 (4.71%) Infoblox
12 7 (4.12%) arcserve
12 7 (4.12%) Google
12 7 (4.12%) Meraki
12 7 (4.12%) Ruckus Wireless
13 6 (3.53%) Veeam