Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 365 394
Rank change year-on-year +35 +29 +70
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 226 218 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.01% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 222 206 220
South East median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,125 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,875 £70,000 £59,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 5375 7233 8459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.30% 21.53% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 5812 6957
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley +27 77 £28,000 -22.22% 2
Hampshire +5 72 £34,000 -5.56% 4
Surrey +16 42 £35,500 -4.05% 2
Berkshire +34 35 £25,750 -39.41% 1
Oxfordshire +3 30 £23,000 -29.23% 1
West Sussex +17 18 £52,500 -
Kent +9 16 £40,000 +45.45%
Buckinghamshire -2 15 £40,000 +19.40%
Middlesex +10 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 94 (41.59%) Firewall
2 93 (41.15%) Windows
3 92 (40.71%) LAN
4 89 (39.38%) WAN
5 81 (35.84%) Cisco
6 68 (30.09%) Microsoft
7 59 (26.11%) Active Directory
7 59 (26.11%) Windows Server
8 56 (24.78%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (22.57%) Linux
10 48 (21.24%) VPN
11 47 (20.80%) Degree
12 46 (20.35%) SLA
13 44 (19.47%) ITIL
14 39 (17.26%) Wireless
14 39 (17.26%) VoIP
15 37 (16.37%) Windows 10
16 35 (15.49%) VMware
17 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (14.60%) Windows 7
18 32 (14.16%) Office 365
18 32 (14.16%) TCP/IP
18 32 (14.16%) MPLS
19 30 (13.27%) OSPF
19 30 (13.27%) Juniper
19 30 (13.27%) MS Exchange
20 29 (12.83%) Palo Alto
20 29 (12.83%) VLAN
21 28 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (11.95%) F5

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 30 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (6.19%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
5 7 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.33%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) Confluence
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.65%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.16%) Office 365
2 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.10%) IaaS
5 4 (1.77%) PaaS
5 4 (1.77%) SaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.33%) GitHub
7 2 (0.88%) G Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (41.59%) Firewall
2 92 (40.71%) LAN
3 89 (39.38%) WAN
4 48 (21.24%) VPN
5 39 (17.26%) VoIP
5 39 (17.26%) Wireless
6 32 (14.16%) MPLS
6 32 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 30 (13.27%) OSPF
8 29 (12.83%) VLAN
9 27 (11.95%) BGP
9 27 (11.95%) DHCP
9 27 (11.95%) DNS
10 24 (10.62%) Ethernet
11 20 (8.85%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (8.85%) IPsec
12 18 (7.96%) SAN
13 16 (7.08%) Unified Communications
14 15 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (6.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.77%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.33%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.33%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.33%) Gradle
2 3 (1.33%) IntelliJ
2 3 (1.33%) JIRA
2 3 (1.33%) Maven
2 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.33%) Xcode
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (10.62%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.19%) Electronics
3 9 (3.98%) Finance
3 9 (3.98%) Retail
4 7 (3.10%) Games
4 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.65%) Advertising
5 6 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.21%) Military
7 4 (1.77%) Marketing
8 3 (1.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (19.47%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.37%) Analyst
3 33 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (13.27%) Support Analyst
5 24 (10.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.18%) Support Engineer
7 22 (9.73%) Architect
8 19 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 16 (7.08%) Administrator
9 16 (7.08%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) IT Engineer
11 13 (5.75%) Network Architect
12 12 (5.31%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (5.31%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.87%) Developer
13 11 (4.87%) IT Support
13 11 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.42%) JSON
1 10 (4.42%) REST
2 4 (1.77%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.33%) Android SDK
3 3 (1.33%) iOS SDK
3 3 (1.33%) React
3 3 (1.33%) React Native
3 3 (1.33%) UIKit
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.88%) Classic ASP
4 2 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) Dagger
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) Java EE
5 1 (0.44%) LAMP
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.73%) Data Centre
4 18 (7.96%) Driving Licence
5 17 (7.52%) Management Information System
6 14 (6.19%) PKI
7 10 (4.42%) Smart Home
8 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.21%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.21%) EPoS
10 3 (1.33%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.33%) User Experience
11 2 (0.88%) CESG
11 2 (0.88%) Clustering
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.88%) iPhone
11 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.44%) SCADA
12 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (41.15%) Windows
2 59 (26.11%) Windows Server
3 51 (22.57%) Linux
4 37 (16.37%) Windows 10
5 33 (14.60%) Windows 7
5 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (9.73%) Unix
8 21 (9.29%) Apple iOS
9 19 (8.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.98%) Android
11 6 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.21%) CentOS
12 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.33%) Kali Linux
13 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.88%) AIX
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.47%) ITIL
2 23 (10.18%) Network Design
3 15 (6.64%) Project Management
4 14 (6.19%) Load Balancing
4 14 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.87%) Operations Management
6 10 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.42%) Change Control
6 10 (4.42%) Information Management
7 9 (3.98%) OO
7 9 (3.98%) Release Management
8 8 (3.54%) Adaptive Security
8 8 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (3.54%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (3.54%) Identity Management
8 8 (3.54%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.54%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.54%) Network Management
8 8 (3.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.29%) C
2 16 (7.08%) C++
3 11 (4.87%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.21%) Java
4 5 (2.21%) Python
5 4 (1.77%) Embedded C++
5 4 (1.77%) SQL
6 3 (1.33%) Apple Swift
6 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.33%) Perl
7 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) PHP
7 2 (0.88%) VB
7 2 (0.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (24.78%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (20.80%) Degree
3 27 (11.95%) Security Cleared
4 26 (11.50%) SC Cleared
5 24 (10.62%) CCNA
6 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.52%) CCIE
8 16 (7.08%) CCNP
9 15 (6.64%) MCSA
10 10 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (4.42%) MCP
11 9 (3.98%) MCSE
12 8 (3.54%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.65%) CCDP
14 5 (2.21%) CCDE
15 4 (1.77%) CCSE
15 4 (1.77%) Postgraduate
15 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (1.33%) DBS Check
17 2 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (20.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) DO-254
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.75%) Firmware
3 13 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.98%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.65%) KVM
6 6 (2.65%) NFS
6 6 (2.65%) oVirt
6 6 (2.65%) pfSense
6 6 (2.65%) Samba
7 2 (0.88%) UAG
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.73%) SCCM
2 14 (6.19%) WSUS
3 11 (4.87%) SCOM
4 10 (4.42%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.54%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (3.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.65%) Bacula
8 5 (2.21%) Puppet
9 3 (1.33%) Ansible
9 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.33%) Nagios
9 3 (1.33%) Nessus
9 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.33%) Nmap
9 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.44%) SCSM
11 1 (0.44%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 81 (35.84%) Cisco
2 68 (30.09%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.49%) VMware
4 30 (13.27%) Juniper
5 29 (12.83%) Palo Alto
6 27 (11.95%) F5
7 22 (9.73%) SolarWinds
8 18 (7.96%) Dell
9 17 (7.52%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.64%) HP
11 11 (4.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.42%) Apple
12 10 (4.42%) Avaya
12 10 (4.42%) Veeam
13 9 (3.98%) EMC
13 9 (3.98%) Sophos
14 8 (3.54%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (3.10%) Symantec
16 6 (2.65%) Atlassian
16 6 (2.65%) Forcepoint