Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 209 185
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 407 458 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 1.50% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 9.08% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 333 352 434
South East median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +2.41% -10.27%
10th Percentile £27,100 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,525 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.47% +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 4,303 5,046 5,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 16.52% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,308 3,949 4,563
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -17 134 £47,500 +11.76% 45
Surrey +17 109 £46,500 +3.33% 19
Berkshire -12 108 £47,500 +15.85% 19
Hampshire -8 74 £42,500 -5.56% 16
West Sussex +35 57 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Kent +7 18 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Oxfordshire +34 13 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £55,000 -2.22% 10
East Sussex +18 8 £50,000 +31.58% 2
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 224 (55.04%) Cisco
2 185 (45.45%) Firewall
3 169 (41.52%) WAN
4 158 (38.82%) LAN
5 150 (36.86%) Cisco Certification
6 112 (27.52%) VPN
7 110 (27.03%) Windows
8 102 (25.06%) Data Centre
9 99 (24.32%) VoIP
10 96 (23.59%) Network Security
10 96 (23.59%) Cisco ASA
11 95 (23.34%) CCNP
12 94 (23.10%) Microsoft
12 94 (23.10%) VMware
13 88 (21.62%) TCP/IP
14 79 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 77 (18.92%) BGP
16 69 (16.95%) Active Directory
17 67 (16.46%) Office 365
18 65 (15.97%) CCNA
19 64 (15.72%) DHCP
20 63 (15.48%) OSPF
21 62 (15.23%) ITIL
21 62 (15.23%) Telecoms
22 61 (14.99%) Degree
23 57 (14.00%) CCIE
23 57 (14.00%) DNS
24 56 (13.76%) Palo Alto
25 54 (13.27%) Windows Server
25 54 (13.27%) Juniper

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 30 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (3.69%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.47%) IIS
7 5 (1.23%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.98%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.46%) Office 365
2 41 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.65%) IaaS
4 22 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.19%) SaaS
6 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 185 (45.45%) Firewall
2 169 (41.52%) WAN
3 158 (38.82%) LAN
4 112 (27.52%) VPN
5 99 (24.32%) VoIP
6 96 (23.59%) Cisco ASA
6 96 (23.59%) Network Security
7 88 (21.62%) TCP/IP
8 77 (18.92%) BGP
9 64 (15.72%) DHCP
10 63 (15.48%) OSPF
11 57 (14.00%) DNS
12 47 (11.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 46 (11.30%) SAN
14 44 (10.81%) Wireless Security
15 41 (10.07%) Unified Communications
16 38 (9.34%) Internet
17 37 (9.09%) MPLS
18 36 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (7.37%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.47%) MySQL
3 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.49%) MS Access
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (15.23%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.90%) Retail
3 21 (5.16%) Banking
3 21 (5.16%) Finance
3 21 (5.16%) German Language
3 21 (5.16%) Italian Language
4 13 (3.19%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.19%) Electronics
5 11 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.21%) Avionics
6 9 (2.21%) Legal
7 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.23%) Advertising
9 4 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 30 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
3 29 (7.13%) IT Engineer
3 29 (7.13%) IT Support
4 28 (6.88%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.39%) Architect
7 25 (6.14%) Analyst
7 25 (6.14%) Security Engineer
8 23 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (4.91%) Consultant
10 20 (4.91%) Developer
10 20 (4.91%) Telecoms Manager
10 20 (4.91%) WAN Project Manager
10 20 (4.91%) Wireless Engineer
11 19 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
11 19 (4.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 18 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.21%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.47%) LDAP
3 4 (0.98%) JSP
4 2 (0.49%) .NET
4 2 (0.49%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.49%) LAMP
4 2 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.49%) REST
4 2 (0.49%) STL
4 2 (0.49%) Web Services
4 2 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) LINQ
5 1 (0.25%) MAPI
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.06%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.69%) Replication
4 13 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.95%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.95%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.95%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.70%) Clustering
6 11 (2.70%) CMDB
6 11 (2.70%) NHS
7 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.21%) IVR
9 8 (1.97%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.72%) VHDL
11 6 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.47%) PKI
12 5 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.03%) Windows
2 54 (13.27%) Windows Server
3 53 (13.02%) Linux
4 38 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (8.85%) Windows 10
6 21 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (4.91%) Unix
8 11 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.21%) Android
11 4 (0.98%) CentOS
11 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.23%) ITIL
2 54 (13.27%) Load Balancing
3 50 (12.29%) Presales
4 36 (8.85%) Mentoring
5 35 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.35%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (7.37%) Service Delivery
8 28 (6.88%) Change Control
8 28 (6.88%) Incident Management
8 28 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (6.63%) DNA
10 26 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 25 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (6.14%) Network Design
12 22 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 22 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (5.16%) Demand Generation
14 20 (4.91%) Project Management
15 19 (4.67%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.37%) C
1 30 (7.37%) C++
2 20 (4.91%) Java
3 18 (4.42%) Python
4 16 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.72%) Embedded C++
6 6 (1.47%) C#
6 6 (1.47%) SQL
7 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.23%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.74%) F#
8 3 (0.74%) Scala
9 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.49%) Perl
9 2 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 150 (36.86%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (23.34%) CCNP
3 65 (15.97%) CCNA
4 61 (14.99%) Degree
5 57 (14.00%) CCIE
6 42 (10.32%) Security Cleared
7 36 (8.85%) SC Cleared
8 24 (5.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 21 (5.16%) CCIE Service Provider
10 17 (4.18%) CCDP
11 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (2.95%) JNCIE
12 12 (2.95%) JNCIP
13 10 (2.46%) MCP
13 10 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (2.21%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.72%) JNCIA
17 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
17 6 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.78%) SLA
2 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.47%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) GDPR
4 2 (0.49%) JTAG
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 79 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (16.95%) Active Directory
3 40 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.69%) Firmware
5 12 (2.95%) DFS Replication
5 12 (2.95%) Terminal Server
6 9 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.47%) iptables
7 6 (1.47%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.23%) Docker
8 5 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.49%) KVM
10 2 (0.49%) NFS
10 2 (0.49%) QEMU
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (4.42%) WSUS
3 11 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.72%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.47%) SCCM
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.98%) Nagios
8 4 (0.98%) vMotion
9 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.49%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.49%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.49%) Netcool
10 2 (0.49%) SELinux
10 2 (0.49%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.49%) TeMIP
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 224 (55.04%) Cisco
2 94 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 94 (23.10%) VMware
3 56 (13.76%) Palo Alto
4 54 (13.27%) Juniper
5 53 (13.02%) Citrix
6 50 (12.29%) SolarWinds
7 49 (12.04%) Dell
8 44 (10.81%) NetApp
9 42 (10.32%) CheckPoint
10 32 (7.86%) F5
11 25 (6.14%) EMC
12 24 (5.90%) Aruba
13 21 (5.16%) HP
13 21 (5.16%) Meraki
14 20 (4.91%) Huawei
15 14 (3.44%) Ruckus Wireless
16 11 (2.70%) Avaya
16 11 (2.70%) BMC
16 11 (2.70%) Riverbed