Period
to 23 October 2019

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

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 218 231
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -33
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 391 424 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.29% 9.37% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 296 337 336
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,900 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £64,375
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +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 4,210 4,523 5,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.61% 15.53% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,252 3,544 4,183
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £46,905 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 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
Thames Valley -13 109 £44,000 -2.22% 57
Surrey +46 99 £47,500 +20.25% 14
Hampshire +22 90 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Berkshire -15 76 £42,000 -11.58% 35
West Sussex +14 61 £47,500 - 11
Oxfordshire +28 17 £42,240 +29.97% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £51,250 +28.13% 17
East Sussex +15 12 £50,000 -4.76%
Kent -24 9 £32,500 -23.53% 8
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 203 (51.92%) Cisco
2 153 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 151 (38.62%) Firewall
4 126 (32.23%) WAN
5 122 (31.20%) LAN
6 118 (30.18%) Data Centre
7 93 (23.79%) Windows
8 92 (23.53%) VPN
9 91 (23.27%) Microsoft
10 90 (23.02%) CCNP
11 88 (22.51%) VMware
12 84 (21.48%) Degree
13 79 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 72 (18.41%) Telecoms
15 66 (16.88%) DNS
16 65 (16.62%) DHCP
16 65 (16.62%) BGP
16 65 (16.62%) Cisco ASA
17 63 (16.11%) OSPF
18 60 (15.35%) Active Directory
19 59 (15.09%) TCP/IP
20 55 (14.07%) CCNA
20 55 (14.07%) Palo Alto
20 55 (14.07%) Presales
21 54 (13.81%) ITIL
22 53 (13.55%) Dell
23 52 (13.30%) SLA
24 51 (13.04%) Unified Communications
25 50 (12.79%) VoIP
26 48 (12.28%) CCIE

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 21 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.32%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.02%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.02%) Office 365
2 25 (6.39%) Azure
3 14 (3.58%) IaaS
4 10 (2.56%) AWS
5 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.53%) SaaS
7 5 (1.28%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 151 (38.62%) Firewall
2 126 (32.23%) WAN
3 122 (31.20%) LAN
4 92 (23.53%) VPN
5 66 (16.88%) DNS
6 65 (16.62%) BGP
6 65 (16.62%) Cisco ASA
6 65 (16.62%) DHCP
7 63 (16.11%) OSPF
8 59 (15.09%) TCP/IP
9 51 (13.04%) Unified Communications
10 50 (12.79%) VoIP
11 48 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (11.76%) Internet
12 46 (11.76%) Wireless Security
13 44 (11.25%) Network Security
14 43 (11.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (9.46%) MPLS
16 35 (8.95%) SAN
17 24 (6.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) JIRA
1 4 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.77%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (18.41%) Telecoms
2 33 (8.44%) Electronics
3 30 (7.67%) Banking
3 30 (7.67%) German Language
3 30 (7.67%) Italian Language
4 25 (6.39%) Finance
5 20 (5.12%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.84%) Retail
7 10 (2.56%) Avionics
8 9 (2.30%) Automotive
8 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.28%) Games
9 5 (1.28%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.02%) Law
11 3 (0.77%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.26%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 91 (23.27%) Network Engineer
2 39 (9.97%) Systems Engineer
3 37 (9.46%) Architect
4 25 (6.39%) Telecoms Engineer
5 22 (5.63%) Wireless Engineer
6 20 (5.12%) Support Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Consultant
7 18 (4.60%) Embedded Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Field Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Firmware Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Security Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.09%) Network Architect
9 16 (4.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (4.09%) Presales Solution Architect
9 16 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.09%) Telecoms Architect
10 15 (3.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.79%) LDAP
2 4 (1.02%) XMPP
3 2 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.51%) JSON
3 2 (0.51%) MAPI
4 1 (0.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) Flash
4 1 (0.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 118 (30.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.14%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (3.32%) Clustering
5 12 (3.07%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.07%) VHDL
6 11 (2.81%) PKI
7 10 (2.56%) Replication
8 9 (2.30%) CMDB
8 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.53%) Handset
10 6 (1.53%) IVR
10 6 (1.53%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.79%) Windows
2 46 (11.76%) Linux
3 39 (9.97%) Windows Server
4 25 (6.39%) Windows 10
5 21 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.35%) Unix
8 12 (3.07%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.05%) Android
11 4 (1.02%) CentOS
11 4 (1.02%) Debian
12 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.51%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.07%) Presales
2 54 (13.81%) ITIL
3 39 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.72%) Load Balancing
4 38 (9.72%) Network Management
5 35 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (8.44%) DNA
7 30 (7.67%) Demand Generation
7 30 (7.67%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.42%) Incident Management
9 26 (6.65%) Change Control
9 26 (6.65%) Computer Science
10 25 (6.39%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.14%) Migration
12 23 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (5.63%) Network Design
13 22 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
13 22 (5.63%) Project Delivery
14 20 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.74%) C
2 36 (9.21%) C++
2 36 (9.21%) Python
3 20 (5.12%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.58%) Embedded C
4 14 (3.58%) Java
5 10 (2.56%) Embedded C++
6 8 (2.05%) SQL
7 7 (1.79%) Perl
7 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.28%) C#
9 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.77%) F#
9 3 (0.77%) Scala
10 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 153 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (23.02%) CCNP
3 84 (21.48%) Degree
4 55 (14.07%) CCNA
5 48 (12.28%) CCIE
6 33 (8.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 33 (8.44%) Security Cleared
7 32 (8.18%) CCIE Service Provider
8 24 (6.14%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.35%) CCDP
10 14 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.81%) A+ Certification
12 9 (2.30%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.53%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.53%) HNC
14 6 (1.53%) MCSE
15 5 (1.28%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.02%) ISEB
16 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.30%) SLA
2 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.28%) QA
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) MISRA
5 2 (0.51%) DICOM
5 2 (0.51%) JTAG
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (15.35%) Active Directory
3 38 (9.72%) Firmware
4 36 (9.21%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.05%) VMware NSX
6 7 (1.79%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.53%) Docker
7 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.28%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.28%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.02%) iptables
9 4 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 2 (0.51%) vSphere
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (4.09%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.32%) SCCM
2 13 (3.32%) WSUS
3 9 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.28%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.02%) vMotion
8 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.77%) SCOM
8 3 (0.77%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.51%) Netcool
9 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 203 (51.92%) Cisco
2 91 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 88 (22.51%) VMware
4 55 (14.07%) Palo Alto
5 53 (13.55%) Dell
6 46 (11.76%) NetApp
7 39 (9.97%) CheckPoint
7 39 (9.97%) Citrix
8 36 (9.21%) Juniper
9 33 (8.44%) EMC
9 33 (8.44%) SolarWinds
10 27 (6.91%) Meraki
11 22 (5.63%) F5
12 20 (5.12%) Aruba
13 19 (4.86%) Huawei
14 18 (4.60%) HP
15 15 (3.84%) McAfee
15 15 (3.84%) Ruckus Wireless
16 14 (3.58%) Brocade
16 14 (3.58%) ServiceNow