Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 189 231
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42 -43
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 379 470 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 1.77% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 11.03% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 295 384 364
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,975 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

Wireless 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 3,907 4,261 5,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.05% 16.00% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,017 3,328 4,180
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £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% -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East.

Salary trend for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
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 Wireless within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Thames Valley +14 117 £55,000 +22.22% 71
Surrey +18 98 £52,500 +31.25% 22
Hampshire +12 85 £45,000 +20.00% 26
Berkshire +5 67 £60,000 +29.73% 46
West Sussex -31 49 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 29 £50,000 -28.57% 8
Oxfordshire +28 21 £42,240 +12.64% 17
East Sussex +8 17 £27,500 -52.59% 2
Kent -5 9 £41,500 -2.35% 6
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 164 (43.27%) Cisco
2 131 (34.56%) Firewall
3 112 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (25.33%) Data Centre
5 95 (25.07%) WAN
6 88 (23.22%) LAN
7 87 (22.96%) Microsoft
8 83 (21.90%) CCNP
9 78 (20.58%) VPN
10 77 (20.32%) C
11 72 (19.00%) Windows
12 71 (18.73%) Degree
13 70 (18.47%) C++
14 68 (17.94%) Firmware
15 62 (16.36%) VMware
16 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
17 58 (15.30%) Telecoms
18 57 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
19 56 (14.78%) Electronics
19 56 (14.78%) DHCP
20 54 (14.25%) DNS
20 54 (14.25%) Software Engineering
21 53 (13.98%) Office 365
22 52 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
22 52 (13.72%) BGP
23 51 (13.46%) TCP/IP
23 51 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
24 49 (12.93%) Presales
25 48 (12.66%) OSPF
26 47 (12.40%) Cisco ASA

Wireless
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 (4.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.37%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.58%) Confluence
4 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.32%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (10.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.98%) Office 365
2 38 (10.03%) Azure
3 24 (6.33%) AWS
4 9 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.37%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.11%) PaaS
6 4 (1.06%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.06%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.53%) IaaS
7 2 (0.53%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 131 (34.56%) Firewall
2 95 (25.07%) WAN
3 88 (23.22%) LAN
4 78 (20.58%) VPN
5 56 (14.78%) DHCP
6 54 (14.25%) DNS
7 52 (13.72%) BGP
8 51 (13.46%) TCP/IP
9 48 (12.66%) OSPF
10 47 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (10.03%) MPLS
11 38 (10.03%) SAN
11 38 (10.03%) Wi-Fi
12 37 (9.76%) Internet
13 35 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (8.18%) Unified Communications
14 31 (8.18%) VLAN
15 30 (7.92%) Bluetooth
16 25 (6.60%) IPsec
16 25 (6.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.26%) Appium
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 58 (15.30%) Telecoms
2 56 (14.78%) Electronics
3 25 (6.60%) Finance
4 14 (3.69%) Automotive
5 13 (3.43%) Retail
6 10 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.37%) Banking
7 9 (2.37%) Games
7 9 (2.37%) German Language
7 9 (2.37%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.85%) Marketing
9 6 (1.58%) Avionics
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Military
12 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 71 (18.73%) Network Engineer
2 38 (10.03%) Firmware Engineer
3 33 (8.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (7.39%) Software Engineer
5 26 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (6.07%) Architect
7 21 (5.54%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.01%) IT Engineer
8 19 (5.01%) Telecoms Engineer
9 18 (4.75%) Consultant
9 18 (4.75%) Electronics Engineer
9 18 (4.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 18 (4.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 17 (4.49%) Field Engineer
10 17 (4.49%) Wireless Engineer
11 15 (3.96%) Junior
12 14 (3.69%) Network Architect
13 13 (3.43%) Analyst
13 13 (3.43%) Operations Engineer
14 12 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) JSON
2 7 (1.85%) .NET
2 7 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 7 (1.85%) React
2 7 (1.85%) XMPP
3 6 (1.58%) COM
3 6 (1.58%) CSS
3 6 (1.58%) HTML
3 6 (1.58%) HTML5
4 3 (0.79%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.26%) Flash
5 1 (0.26%) MAPI
5 1 (0.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (25.33%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (5.28%) VHDL
5 17 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (3.96%) Driving Licence
7 13 (3.43%) Handset
8 11 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.90%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (2.37%) Clustering
10 9 (2.37%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.11%) CMDB
11 8 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.11%) User Experience
12 7 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.85%) Smart Energy
13 6 (1.58%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.00%) Windows
2 45 (11.87%) Linux
3 38 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.54%) Windows 10
6 15 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.64%) Android
8 10 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.58%) Unix
11 5 (1.32%) Debian
11 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.79%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (14.25%) Software Engineering
3 52 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (12.93%) Presales
5 44 (11.61%) ITIL
6 41 (10.82%) Network Management
7 39 (10.29%) Load Balancing
8 26 (6.86%) DevOps
9 25 (6.60%) Mentoring
9 25 (6.60%) Secure Coding
10 21 (5.54%) Change Control
10 21 (5.54%) Migration
10 21 (5.54%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (5.28%) Computer Science
11 20 (5.28%) Project Management
12 17 (4.49%) Network Optimisation
13 16 (4.22%) Network Design
13 16 (4.22%) Process Management
13 16 (4.22%) Project Delivery
14 15 (3.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.32%) C
2 70 (18.47%) C++
3 42 (11.08%) Python
4 27 (7.12%) PowerShell
5 26 (6.86%) Embedded C
6 19 (5.01%) Java
7 14 (3.69%) Embedded C++
7 14 (3.69%) SQL
8 8 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.85%) Perl
9 7 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.58%) PHP
11 5 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.06%) VB
13 3 (0.79%) C#
14 1 (0.26%) F#
14 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 112 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (21.90%) CCNP
3 71 (18.73%) Degree
4 39 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.18%) CCNA
6 29 (7.65%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.28%) CCIE
8 17 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (3.69%) CCDP
9 14 (3.69%) JNCIS
10 13 (3.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 11 (2.90%) CCIE Service Provider
12 10 (2.64%) MCSE
13 7 (1.85%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.85%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (1.32%) HNC
15 5 (1.32%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.32%) MOS
15 5 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.50%) SLA
2 7 (1.85%) MISRA
3 3 (0.79%) JTAG
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 68 (17.94%) Firmware
2 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
3 51 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.32%) Docker
7 5 (1.32%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.06%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.53%) NLBS
9 2 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.53%) vSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.96%) SCCM
2 11 (2.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.11%) WSUS
5 7 (1.85%) Ansible
6 6 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.32%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.53%) SCOM
10 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.26%) Graylog
11 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.26%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 164 (43.27%) Cisco
2 87 (22.96%) Microsoft
3 62 (16.36%) VMware
4 42 (11.08%) Meraki
5 37 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 37 (9.76%) SolarWinds
6 35 (9.23%) Juniper
7 34 (8.97%) Citrix
8 31 (8.18%) NetApp
9 24 (6.33%) Palo Alto
10 22 (5.80%) F5
11 19 (5.01%) Huawei
12 18 (4.75%) Brocade
12 18 (4.75%) Ruckus Wireless
13 15 (3.96%) HP
14 13 (3.43%) Dell
14 13 (3.43%) McAfee
15 12 (3.17%) Blue Coat
16 11 (2.90%) Aruba
16 11 (2.90%) SonicWALL