Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 209 165
Rank change year-on-year -19 -44 +4
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 403 448 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.54% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 8.35% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 313 361 605
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,800 £26,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,796 5,366 7,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 18.43% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,778 4,303 6,302
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% +2.65%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +19 180 £42,250 -0.59% 32
Berkshire +16 138 £42,500 -3.41% 23
Surrey +2 89 £45,000 +2.86% 12
Hampshire -13 75 £45,000 +38.46% 17
Kent -2 30 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 21 £55,000 +100.00% 7
Oxfordshire -11 21 £40,000 +33.33% 2
West Sussex +9 20 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East Sussex -53 5 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Middlesex +13 2 £70,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 197 (48.88%) Cisco
2 152 (37.72%) LAN
3 143 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (33.75%) Firewall
5 135 (33.50%) WAN
6 112 (27.79%) Windows
7 91 (22.58%) CCNA
8 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
8 88 (21.84%) Juniper
9 87 (21.59%) CCNP
10 84 (20.84%) VMware
10 84 (20.84%) Data Centre
11 83 (20.60%) Degree
12 80 (19.85%) HP
12 80 (19.85%) VPN
13 78 (19.35%) Active Directory
14 77 (19.11%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (15.14%) WLAN
16 57 (14.14%) ITIL
17 55 (13.65%) F5
18 53 (13.15%) Presales
18 53 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
19 52 (12.90%) Telecoms
19 52 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (12.66%) Network Security
21 50 (12.41%) BGP
22 49 (12.16%) Linux
22 49 (12.16%) SLA
22 49 (12.16%) CheckPoint
22 49 (12.16%) MPLS

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 34 (8.44%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.22%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.49%) Apache
6 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.24%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.49%) OrCAD
5 5 (1.24%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.71%) Office 365
3 20 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.74%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.50%) PaaS
8 2 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (37.72%) LAN
2 136 (33.75%) Firewall
3 135 (33.50%) WAN
4 80 (19.85%) VPN
5 77 (19.11%) Wi-Fi
6 61 (15.14%) WLAN
7 51 (12.66%) Network Security
8 50 (12.41%) BGP
9 49 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (12.16%) MPLS
10 48 (11.91%) OSPF
11 45 (11.17%) DNS
12 41 (10.17%) DHCP
13 39 (9.68%) VLAN
14 38 (9.43%) Bluetooth
14 38 (9.43%) IP Telephony
15 37 (9.18%) TCP/IP
16 32 (7.94%) VoIP
17 31 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
1 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.72%) LabVIEW
3 7 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.74%) JIRA
4 5 (1.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 47 (11.66%) Electronics
3 42 (10.42%) Finance
4 40 (9.93%) Retail
5 16 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.47%) German Language
6 14 (3.47%) Italian Language
7 13 (3.23%) Banking
8 7 (1.74%) Automotive
8 7 (1.74%) French Language
8 7 (1.74%) Legal
8 7 (1.74%) Marketing
9 6 (1.49%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.99%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.74%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Avionics
12 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 40 (9.93%) Architect
3 33 (8.19%) IT Support
3 33 (8.19%) Solutions Architect
3 33 (8.19%) Wireless Engineer
4 32 (7.94%) IT Engineer
5 30 (7.44%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.95%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 27 (6.70%) Analyst
8 23 (5.71%) Network Architect
9 19 (4.71%) Developer
10 18 (4.47%) Electronics Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.22%) Firmware Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.47%) HTML
1 18 (4.47%) Web Services
2 17 (4.22%) .NET
2 17 (4.22%) CSS
3 16 (3.97%) .NET Core
3 16 (3.97%) Ajax
3 16 (3.97%) ASP.NET
3 16 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 16 (3.97%) HTML5
3 16 (3.97%) jQuery
3 16 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (2.48%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.99%) COM
6 3 (0.74%) LDAP
7 2 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.25%) LESS
8 1 (0.25%) REST
8 1 (0.25%) Sass
8 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.84%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.98%) FlexPod
6 11 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.73%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (1.74%) Acoustics
7 7 (1.74%) NHS
7 7 (1.74%) Smart Energy
7 7 (1.74%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.49%) iPhone
9 5 (1.24%) CMDB
9 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.99%) Clustering
10 4 (0.99%) IVR
10 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.79%) Windows
2 49 (12.16%) Linux
3 42 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 32 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 23 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.98%) Android
9 10 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.24%) CentOS
11 5 (1.24%) Unix
12 3 (0.74%) Debian
12 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.14%) ITIL
2 53 (13.15%) Presales
2 53 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (8.93%) ITIL V3
4 33 (8.19%) Load Balancing
5 32 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (7.94%) Network Design
6 27 (6.70%) Service Delivery
7 23 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (5.46%) Service Management
9 20 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (4.96%) Migration
10 19 (4.71%) Information Security
11 17 (4.22%) Multithreading
11 17 (4.22%) Schematic Capture
12 16 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (3.97%) MVC
12 16 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (3.97%) Unit Testing
12 16 (3.97%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.93%) C
2 25 (6.20%) Embedded C
3 19 (4.71%) C#
3 19 (4.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (4.71%) Python
3 19 (4.71%) SQL
4 10 (2.48%) C++
5 7 (1.74%) Perl
6 5 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.99%) PHP
8 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.50%) Java
8 2 (0.50%) Ruby
8 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 143 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (22.58%) CCNA
3 87 (21.59%) CCNP
4 83 (20.60%) Degree
5 39 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 36 (8.93%) CCIE
7 32 (7.94%) SC Cleared
8 21 (5.21%) CCDP
9 18 (4.47%) CCSP
9 18 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (3.97%) CCVP
10 16 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.98%) CCIE Service Provider
12 11 (2.73%) CCIE Data Center
12 11 (2.73%) EMC Certification
12 11 (2.73%) MCP
12 11 (2.73%) VCAP
12 11 (2.73%) VCDX
13 10 (2.48%) MCSE
14 9 (2.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.16%) SLA
2 13 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.23%) GDPR
4 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.74%) MISRA
5 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.74%) PMO
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 78 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.44%) Firmware
4 17 (4.22%) VMware NSX
5 14 (3.47%) ProxySG
6 13 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.74%) Docker
10 3 (0.74%) LXC
10 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.50%) vSphere
12 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (3.97%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.23%) CASB
3 8 (1.99%) SCCM
4 7 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.74%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.24%) Cacti
5 5 (1.24%) Nagios
5 5 (1.24%) WSUS
6 4 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.50%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.25%) Ansible
9 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 197 (48.88%) Cisco
2 88 (21.84%) Juniper
2 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 84 (20.84%) VMware
4 80 (19.85%) HP
5 55 (13.65%) F5
6 49 (12.16%) Aruba
6 49 (12.16%) CheckPoint
7 46 (11.41%) Palo Alto
8 32 (7.94%) SolarWinds
9 31 (7.69%) Citrix
10 30 (7.44%) Meraki
11 28 (6.95%) Fortinet
11 28 (6.95%) Riverbed
12 24 (5.96%) Dell
13 20 (4.96%) EMC
14 18 (4.47%) Sophos
15 17 (4.22%) NetApp
16 16 (3.97%) Blue Coat
17 14 (3.47%) Mitel