Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 179 192
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -46
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 506 596 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.60% 1.90% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 8.97% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 418 523 596
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +0.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -

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 5,455 6,644 8,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.24% 21.23% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,308 6,871
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 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 -16 225 £44,000 -2.22% 37
Berkshire +1 153 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Surrey +8 102 £51,500 +14.44% 12
Hampshire +1 97 £35,000 -9.09% 21
Buckinghamshire -6 39 £44,000 - 11
West Sussex +7 33 £47,500 +30.14% 6
Oxfordshire -21 30 £36,250 +3.57% 7
East Sussex -68 19 £38,000 -8.43% 5
Kent -27 16 £47,500 -1.04% 4
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 258 (50.99%) Cisco
2 246 (48.62%) Firewall
3 190 (37.55%) WAN
4 170 (33.60%) LAN
5 165 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
6 142 (28.06%) Windows
7 123 (24.31%) Active Directory
7 123 (24.31%) HP
8 121 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 117 (23.12%) VMware
10 113 (22.33%) CCNP
11 109 (21.54%) ITIL
12 108 (21.34%) Juniper
13 95 (18.77%) TCP/IP
14 93 (18.38%) VPN
14 93 (18.38%) CCNA
14 93 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 91 (17.98%) Palo Alto
16 88 (17.39%) Data Centre
17 83 (16.40%) OSPF
18 81 (16.01%) Aruba
19 78 (15.42%) DNS
20 73 (14.43%) VoIP
21 71 (14.03%) Network Security
22 70 (13.83%) Security Cleared
22 70 (13.83%) DHCP
23 69 (13.64%) Windows 7
24 67 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
25 66 (13.04%) Windows 10
26 65 (12.85%) CheckPoint

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 27 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 22 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 18 (3.56%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.98%) IIS
5 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (9.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.79%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.59%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.91%) Office 365
2 15 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (1.58%) AWS CloudTrail
5 7 (1.38%) G Suite
6 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 246 (48.62%) Firewall
2 190 (37.55%) WAN
3 170 (33.60%) LAN
4 95 (18.77%) TCP/IP
5 93 (18.38%) VPN
6 83 (16.40%) OSPF
7 78 (15.42%) DNS
8 73 (14.43%) VoIP
9 71 (14.03%) Network Security
10 70 (13.83%) DHCP
11 67 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (12.65%) Cisco ASA
13 63 (12.45%) VLAN
14 62 (12.25%) BGP
15 53 (10.47%) MPLS
16 52 (10.28%) SNMP
16 52 (10.28%) WLAN
17 51 (10.08%) Cisco Wireless
18 46 (9.09%) IPsec
18 46 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.78%) Big Data
3 8 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.58%) Mocha
3 8 (1.58%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.38%) Subversion
5 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (11.07%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.10%) Finance
3 27 (5.34%) Electronics
4 16 (3.16%) Marketing
5 12 (2.37%) Automotive
5 12 (2.37%) Billing
5 12 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.38%) Advertising
6 7 (1.38%) Legal
7 6 (1.19%) Retail
8 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.79%) Law
9 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.59%) Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 157 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 36 (7.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 34 (6.72%) Support Engineer
4 33 (6.52%) Architect
5 32 (6.32%) Field Engineer
6 31 (6.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (5.73%) Network Manager
8 27 (5.34%) Consultant
8 27 (5.34%) IT Support
9 26 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 26 (5.14%) IT Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) Analyst
10 24 (4.74%) Security Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 23 (4.55%) Developer
11 23 (4.55%) Network Field Engineer
12 21 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 21 (4.15%) Wireless Engineer
13 20 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (3.95%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.15%) Web Services
2 18 (3.56%) 802.1X
2 18 (3.56%) CSS
2 18 (3.56%) HTML
3 16 (3.16%) .NET
4 14 (2.77%) jQuery
5 13 (2.57%) .NET Core
5 13 (2.57%) Ajax
5 13 (2.57%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (2.57%) HTML5
5 13 (2.57%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (2.17%) Node.js
7 8 (1.58%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.58%) React
8 7 (1.38%) Middleware
9 4 (0.79%) SAP CAF
10 2 (0.40%) LDAP
10 2 (0.40%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 23 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 21 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.75%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.78%) FlexPod
7 9 (1.78%) NHS
8 8 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.58%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.38%) iSeries
10 6 (1.19%) Clustering
10 6 (1.19%) User Experience
10 6 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.99%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.99%) iPhone
11 5 (0.99%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 142 (28.06%) Windows
2 69 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 66 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 62 (12.25%) Windows Server
5 47 (9.29%) Linux
6 35 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.17%) Android
10 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.38%) Solaris
11 7 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.19%) Unix
13 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.54%) ITIL
2 51 (10.08%) Network Management
3 46 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (9.09%) Presales
4 41 (8.10%) Service Delivery
5 40 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (7.51%) Service Management
7 33 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
7 33 (6.52%) Project Management
8 32 (6.32%) Migration
9 30 (5.93%) Load Balancing
10 26 (5.14%) Capacity Management
10 26 (5.14%) Change Management
11 22 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
11 22 (4.35%) Network Design
12 20 (3.95%) SIEM
13 19 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.13%) SQL
2 25 (4.94%) Python
3 24 (4.74%) C
3 24 (4.74%) C#
3 24 (4.74%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.96%) C++
5 13 (2.57%) Java
6 10 (1.98%) Embedded C
7 8 (1.58%) Go
8 7 (1.38%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.59%) Embedded C++
10 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) Perl
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (22.33%) CCNP
3 93 (18.38%) CCNA
4 70 (13.83%) Security Cleared
5 62 (12.25%) SC Cleared
6 52 (10.28%) Degree
7 38 (7.51%) CCIE
8 27 (5.34%) DV Cleared
9 25 (4.94%) CCDP
10 16 (3.16%) CCDA
10 16 (3.16%) CCSA
10 16 (3.16%) CCSE
11 14 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.57%) CISSP
13 12 (2.37%) DBS Check
13 12 (2.37%) JNCIE
13 12 (2.37%) JNCIP
14 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.19%) CISA
15 6 (1.19%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.51%) SLA
2 20 (3.95%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) GDPR
3 5 (0.99%) MISRA
4 4 (0.79%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 123 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 93 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.98%) Firmware
5 10 (1.98%) FreeRADIUS
5 10 (1.98%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.58%) Docker
6 8 (1.58%) vSphere
7 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (1.19%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.40%) XenApp
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (2.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (2.57%) Nagios
3 11 (2.17%) SCCM
4 10 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.58%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.38%) WSUS
7 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (0.99%) OpenView
8 5 (0.99%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.59%) Ansible
10 3 (0.59%) Cacti
10 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 258 (50.99%) Cisco
2 123 (24.31%) HP
3 121 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 117 (23.12%) VMware
5 108 (21.34%) Juniper
6 91 (17.98%) Palo Alto
7 81 (16.01%) Aruba
8 65 (12.85%) CheckPoint
9 56 (11.07%) Brocade
9 56 (11.07%) F5
10 52 (10.28%) SolarWinds
11 46 (9.09%) Dell
12 36 (7.11%) Fortinet
13 34 (6.72%) Citrix
14 25 (4.94%) Apple
15 24 (4.74%) Meraki
16 22 (4.35%) 3Com
17 20 (3.95%) Riverbed
18 18 (3.56%) Avaya
19 15 (2.96%) NetApp