Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 169 197
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 -26
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 372 500 507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 1.87% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 11.45% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 321 439 437
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £27,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +13.64%

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 3,567 4,368 5,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.34% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,419 4,170
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £74,800 £70,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,888
% change year-on-year - +1.31% +4.20%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +12 129 £55,000 +4.76% 34
Surrey +15 94 £54,500 +36.25% 9
Hampshire +35 84 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Berkshire +27 84 £56,250 +12.50% 25
West Sussex -38 32 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 30 £50,000 -23.08% 6
East Sussex +14 23 £27,500 -52.59% 2
Oxfordshire +23 15 £42,240 +12.64% 3
Kent +14 7 £33,000 -2.94% 5
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 167 (44.89%) Cisco
2 126 (33.87%) Firewall
3 105 (28.23%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (25.54%) WAN
5 85 (22.85%) C
6 84 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 83 (22.31%) CCNP
8 81 (21.77%) Microsoft
9 78 (20.97%) LAN
10 76 (20.43%) Firmware
11 75 (20.16%) C++
12 61 (16.40%) Windows
13 60 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (15.86%) VMware
15 58 (15.59%) Degree
16 57 (15.32%) VPN
17 56 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (14.78%) Active Directory
19 52 (13.98%) Meraki
20 51 (13.71%) Software Engineering
21 47 (12.63%) Electronics
22 46 (12.37%) ITIL
23 45 (12.10%) Telecoms
24 44 (11.83%) TCP/IP
25 43 (11.56%) DHCP
25 43 (11.56%) Azure
26 42 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
26 42 (11.29%) Bluetooth
26 42 (11.29%) Windows Server
27 41 (11.02%) DNS

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 (4.30%) Confluence
2 15 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.15%) IIS
3 8 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) assyst
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.56%) Azure
2 41 (11.02%) Office 365
3 36 (9.68%) AWS
4 11 (2.96%) PaaS
5 10 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.34%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.08%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.08%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.81%) GCP
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Route 53
10 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 126 (33.87%) Firewall
2 95 (25.54%) WAN
3 78 (20.97%) LAN
4 57 (15.32%) VPN
5 44 (11.83%) TCP/IP
6 43 (11.56%) DHCP
7 42 (11.29%) Bluetooth
8 41 (11.02%) BGP
8 41 (11.02%) DNS
9 40 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (10.22%) MPLS
11 36 (9.68%) OSPF
12 35 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (8.33%) SAN
14 28 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (7.26%) VoIP
16 26 (6.99%) VLAN
17 25 (6.72%) 4G
17 25 (6.72%) Network Security
18 24 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.30%) JIRA
3 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Appium
4 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (12.63%) Electronics
2 45 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.30%) Finance
4 8 (2.15%) Games
5 7 (1.88%) Automotive
5 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.61%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.61%) Retail
7 5 (1.34%) Advertising
7 5 (1.34%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Law
8 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.54%) Avionics
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Police
10 1 (0.27%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.27%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 89 (23.92%) Network Engineer
2 43 (11.56%) Firmware Engineer
3 36 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (7.26%) IT Engineer
5 26 (6.99%) Software Engineer
6 21 (5.65%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 18 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.57%) Analyst
9 16 (4.30%) Consultant
9 16 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (4.30%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.76%) Electronics Engineer
11 13 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (3.49%) Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Head of Engineering
11 13 (3.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.49%) Junior
11 13 (3.49%) Wireless Engineer
12 12 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.84%) JSON
2 15 (4.03%) CSS
3 13 (3.49%) .NET
3 13 (3.49%) AngularJS
3 13 (3.49%) React
4 12 (3.23%) HTML
4 12 (3.23%) HTML5
5 6 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.61%) COM
6 5 (1.34%) XMPP
7 4 (1.08%) jQuery
7 4 (1.08%) RESTful
8 2 (0.54%) Web Services
9 1 (0.27%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.27%) Node.js
9 1 (0.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.11%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.03%) Smart Meter
6 13 (3.49%) User Experience
6 13 (3.49%) VHDL
7 11 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.96%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.69%) Handset
8 10 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.15%) Clustering
10 8 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.15%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.88%) Smart Energy
12 6 (1.61%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.61%) Replication
12 6 (1.61%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.40%) Windows
2 42 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 36 (9.68%) Linux
4 26 (6.99%) Windows 10
5 17 (4.57%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.88%) Android
10 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.81%) Solaris
12 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (13.71%) Software Engineering
4 46 (12.37%) ITIL
5 39 (10.48%) Presales
6 38 (10.22%) DevOps
7 33 (8.87%) Secure Coding
8 32 (8.60%) Project Management
9 31 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 22 (5.91%) Network Management
11 21 (5.65%) Mentoring
12 20 (5.38%) Project Delivery
13 19 (5.11%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.57%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (4.30%) Artificial Intelligence
17 15 (4.03%) Collaborative Working
17 15 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
17 15 (4.03%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.85%) C
2 75 (20.16%) C++
3 37 (9.95%) Python
4 28 (7.53%) Embedded C
5 27 (7.26%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.38%) SQL
7 17 (4.57%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.30%) PHP
9 11 (2.96%) Java
10 9 (2.42%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.34%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.34%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.08%) Perl
12 4 (1.08%) VB
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.54%) C#
14 1 (0.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 105 (28.23%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (22.31%) CCNP
3 58 (15.59%) Degree
4 40 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 38 (10.22%) CCNA
6 30 (8.06%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.76%) CCIE
8 14 (3.76%) JNCIS
8 14 (3.76%) MCSE
9 12 (3.23%) CCDP
9 12 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.34%) JNCIP
12 5 (1.34%) MOS
12 5 (1.34%) PhD
13 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.54%) MCITP
14 2 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.45%) SLA
2 7 (1.88%) MISRA
3 5 (1.34%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) GxP
4 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.81%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) NCSC
6 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) JTAG
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (20.43%) Firmware
2 55 (14.78%) Active Directory
3 42 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (7.53%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.54%) Docker
10 2 (0.54%) NLBS
10 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.27%) XenApp
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.57%) Ansible
2 12 (3.23%) SCCM
3 9 (2.42%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.15%) WSUS
5 7 (1.88%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.34%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.08%) Icinga
7 4 (1.08%) Observium
8 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.54%) WMI
10 1 (0.27%) Graylog
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.27%) Puppet
10 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 167 (44.89%) Cisco
2 81 (21.77%) Microsoft
3 59 (15.86%) VMware
4 52 (13.98%) Meraki
5 37 (9.95%) CheckPoint
5 37 (9.95%) Juniper
6 30 (8.06%) SolarWinds
7 28 (7.53%) F5
8 26 (6.99%) Palo Alto
9 21 (5.65%) Huawei
10 20 (5.38%) Brocade
11 19 (5.11%) Citrix
11 19 (5.11%) NetApp
12 16 (4.30%) HP
13 13 (3.49%) Ruckus Wireless
14 9 (2.42%) Synology
15 8 (2.15%) Arista
15 8 (2.15%) Emulex
15 8 (2.15%) Riverbed
15 8 (2.15%) ServiceNow