Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 201 208
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 235 421 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 9.64% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 206 364 390
Median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +8.24% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,625 £26,475 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 2,437 4,369 5,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.45% 16.32% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,878 3,378 4,012
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the South East.

Salary trend for Wireless in the South East

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 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 4 July 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 +47 87 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Berkshire +41 61 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Hampshire +48 60 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Surrey +16 48 £50,608 +12.46% 2
West Sussex +6 26 £50,000 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire +43 18 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East Sussex +48 11 £27,500 -64.52% 3
Oxfordshire +24 8 £43,750 +16.67% 2
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 122 (51.91%) Cisco
2 94 (40.00%) Firewall
3 78 (33.19%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (31.49%) WAN
5 62 (26.38%) LAN
5 62 (26.38%) Data Centre
6 58 (24.68%) CCNP
7 49 (20.85%) Microsoft
7 49 (20.85%) C
8 45 (19.15%) Firmware
9 42 (17.87%) C++
10 41 (17.45%) Windows
11 37 (15.74%) VPN
11 37 (15.74%) Active Directory
11 37 (15.74%) VMware
12 36 (15.32%) CCNA
13 34 (14.47%) DNS
13 34 (14.47%) DHCP
14 32 (13.62%) Meraki
14 32 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (13.19%) Degree
15 31 (13.19%) BGP
16 30 (12.77%) Juniper
16 30 (12.77%) Palo Alto
17 29 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (12.34%) TCP/IP
17 29 (12.34%) ITIL
17 29 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (11.91%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (11.91%) Azure

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 16 (6.81%) Confluence
2 7 (2.98%) IIS
3 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) assyst
1 4 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.91%) Azure
2 21 (8.94%) AWS
3 20 (8.51%) Office 365
4 13 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.13%) PaaS
6 3 (1.28%) GCP
6 3 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Route 53
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.43%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.00%) Firewall
2 74 (31.49%) WAN
3 62 (26.38%) LAN
4 37 (15.74%) VPN
5 34 (14.47%) DHCP
5 34 (14.47%) DNS
6 31 (13.19%) BGP
7 29 (12.34%) TCP/IP
8 28 (11.91%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (11.49%) OSPF
10 24 (10.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (9.79%) MPLS
11 23 (9.79%) SAN
12 22 (9.36%) Bluetooth
12 22 (9.36%) VoIP
13 21 (8.94%) 5G
14 19 (8.09%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (7.66%) iSCSI
15 18 (7.66%) Network Security
16 16 (6.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.81%) JIRA
3 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (11.06%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.38%) Electronics
3 11 (4.68%) Finance
4 7 (2.98%) Games
5 5 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.28%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 75 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 21 (8.94%) Firmware Engineer
3 20 (8.51%) Embedded Engineer
4 16 (6.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (5.96%) IT Engineer
6 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.53%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Architect
8 11 (4.68%) Consultant
8 11 (4.68%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.26%) Security Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Field Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Network Architect
10 9 (3.83%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Operations Manager
10 9 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) 802.1X
1 12 (5.11%) CSS
2 10 (4.26%) HTML
3 9 (3.83%) .NET
3 9 (3.83%) AngularJS
3 9 (3.83%) HTML5
3 9 (3.83%) React
4 8 (3.40%) JSON
5 4 (1.70%) jQuery
5 4 (1.70%) RESTful
6 2 (0.85%) Web Services
7 1 (0.43%) COM
7 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.53%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.68%) Smart Meter
5 10 (4.26%) User Experience
6 9 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.98%) Clustering
8 7 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.98%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.98%) SIMD
8 7 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.55%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.55%) GPGPU
9 6 (2.55%) Replication
10 5 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.13%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.45%) Windows
2 27 (11.49%) Linux
3 25 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.38%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.40%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.28%) Solaris
11 2 (0.85%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.34%) ITIL
3 26 (11.06%) DevOps
4 23 (9.79%) Project Management
5 22 (9.36%) Software Engineering
6 20 (8.51%) Presales
7 19 (8.09%) Secure Coding
8 18 (7.66%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (6.81%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.38%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (5.53%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.53%) Network Design
12 13 (5.53%) Network Management
13 11 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (4.68%) Migration
14 10 (4.26%) Information Security
14 10 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.85%) C
2 42 (17.87%) C++
3 21 (8.94%) Python
4 18 (7.66%) SQL
5 14 (5.96%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.53%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.11%) PHP
8 11 (4.68%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.98%) Assembly Language
9 7 (2.98%) Java
10 4 (1.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (33.19%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (24.68%) CCNP
3 36 (15.32%) CCNA
4 31 (13.19%) Degree
5 25 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.81%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.11%) MCSE
9 11 (4.68%) CCIE
9 11 (4.68%) JNCIS
10 9 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (3.40%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (2.98%) CCDP
12 7 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.55%) RHCSA
14 5 (2.13%) CEH
14 5 (2.13%) MBCS
15 2 (0.85%) MCSA
15 2 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.13%) GDPR
3 4 (1.70%) NCSC
4 3 (1.28%) GxP
4 3 (1.28%) MISRA
4 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 45 (19.15%) Firmware
2 37 (15.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.68%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Ansible
2 9 (3.83%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.83%) SCCM
3 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (2.98%) WSUS
4 6 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.70%) Amdocs OSS
5 4 (1.70%) Icinga
5 4 (1.70%) Observium
6 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.85%) WMI
7 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 122 (51.91%) Cisco
2 49 (20.85%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.74%) VMware
4 32 (13.62%) Meraki
5 30 (12.77%) Juniper
5 30 (12.77%) Palo Alto
6 27 (11.49%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.23%) SolarWinds
8 16 (6.81%) Brocade
9 12 (5.11%) F5
9 12 (5.11%) NetApp
10 11 (4.68%) Huawei
11 10 (4.26%) Citrix
11 10 (4.26%) Ruckus Wireless
12 8 (3.40%) HP
12 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.98%) Emulex
13 7 (2.98%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.98%) Intel
13 7 (2.98%) Veeam