Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 170 160
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 477 552 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.90% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 9.75% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 376 475 656
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -12.63% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -

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 5,130 5,659 7,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.90% 19.46% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,969 4,565 6,686
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 216 £42,500 - 27
Berkshire +16 163 £42,500 -4.49% 18
Surrey +22 102 £45,000 - 15
Hampshire -12 89 £40,000 +14.29% 17
Buckinghamshire +16 28 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Oxfordshire -35 22 £40,000 +14.29% 4
West Sussex -10 21 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Sussex -63 19 £36,000 -10.00%
Kent -33 17 £42,500 +30.77% 8
Middlesex +13 1 - - 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 261 (54.72%) Cisco
2 190 (39.83%) Firewall
3 180 (37.74%) WAN
4 177 (37.11%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (35.22%) LAN
6 128 (26.83%) CCNP
7 127 (26.62%) Windows
8 118 (24.74%) HP
9 108 (22.64%) CCNA
10 105 (22.01%) ITIL
11 103 (21.59%) Juniper
12 100 (20.96%) Active Directory
12 100 (20.96%) Microsoft
13 96 (20.13%) VMware
14 95 (19.92%) Data Centre
15 89 (18.66%) VPN
16 78 (16.35%) OSPF
16 78 (16.35%) Degree
17 76 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 74 (15.51%) Aruba
19 70 (14.68%) Palo Alto
20 69 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
21 68 (14.26%) Security Cleared
22 63 (13.21%) Network Security
23 61 (12.79%) BGP
24 59 (12.37%) VoIP
25 58 (12.16%) DNS
25 58 (12.16%) CheckPoint
25 58 (12.16%) SC Cleared
25 58 (12.16%) Windows 7

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 24 (5.03%) MS Exchange
1 24 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.14%) Skype for Business
3 14 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.10%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.03%) Office 365
3 17 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 11 (2.31%) AWS CloudTrail
5 8 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.84%) G Suite
7 4 (0.84%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (39.83%) Firewall
2 180 (37.74%) WAN
3 168 (35.22%) LAN
4 89 (18.66%) VPN
5 78 (16.35%) OSPF
6 69 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
7 63 (13.21%) Network Security
8 61 (12.79%) BGP
9 59 (12.37%) VoIP
10 58 (12.16%) DNS
11 56 (11.74%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (11.53%) WLAN
13 54 (11.32%) TCP/IP
14 53 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 53 (11.11%) MPLS
15 52 (10.90%) DHCP
16 50 (10.48%) Cisco Wireless
17 39 (8.18%) VLAN
18 35 (7.34%) Internet
19 30 (6.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.73%) LabVIEW
3 12 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.31%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.26%) Subversion
5 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 52 (10.90%) Telecoms
2 37 (7.76%) Electronics
3 26 (5.45%) Finance
4 16 (3.35%) Marketing
5 15 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.94%) Automotive
6 14 (2.94%) Retail
7 9 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.68%) Banking
8 8 (1.68%) German Language
8 8 (1.68%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.26%) Billing
9 6 (1.26%) Legal
10 5 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (28.93%) Network Engineer
2 50 (10.48%) Architect
3 33 (6.92%) Wireless Engineer
4 32 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (6.50%) Analyst
6 30 (6.29%) Network Architect
7 29 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (6.08%) Security Engineer
8 26 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 24 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (5.03%) IT Engineer
10 23 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 22 (4.61%) Field Engineer
11 22 (4.61%) Presales Solution Architect
12 21 (4.40%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 21 (4.40%) Wireless Network Engineer
13 20 (4.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (4.19%) Firmware Engineer
14 19 (3.98%) Electronics Engineer
14 19 (3.98%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.61%) Web Services
2 18 (3.77%) .NET
3 16 (3.35%) CSS
3 16 (3.35%) HTML
3 16 (3.35%) jQuery
4 15 (3.14%) .NET Core
4 15 (3.14%) Ajax
4 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 15 (3.14%) HTML5
4 15 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (2.31%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.84%) SAP CAF
7 3 (0.63%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) COM
8 2 (0.42%) XML
9 1 (0.21%) Flash
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.92%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.19%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.56%) Fat Client
6 17 (3.56%) Thin Client
7 15 (3.14%) FlexPod
8 13 (2.73%) Smart Energy
8 13 (2.73%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.10%) NHS
9 10 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.68%) EMC VMAX
11 8 (1.68%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.47%) CMDB
13 6 (1.26%) Acoustics
14 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 127 (26.62%) Windows
2 58 (12.16%) Windows 7
3 53 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 45 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 41 (8.60%) Linux
6 27 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.47%) Android
11 5 (1.05%) Unix
11 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.01%) ITIL
2 58 (12.16%) Presales
2 58 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (9.01%) Network Management
4 40 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 35 (7.34%) Migration
6 35 (7.34%) Service Management
7 33 (6.92%) ITIL V3
8 31 (6.50%) Load Balancing
9 29 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
10 26 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.24%) SIEM
12 24 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (4.61%) Customer Requirements
13 22 (4.61%) Network Design
14 21 (4.40%) Information Security
15 20 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (4.19%) Performance Management
16 19 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.22%) C
2 29 (6.08%) Embedded C
3 23 (4.82%) SQL
4 17 (3.56%) C#
5 16 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.35%) Python
6 10 (2.10%) C++
7 4 (0.84%) Java
7 4 (0.84%) PHP
8 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.63%) Perl
8 3 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (37.11%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (26.83%) CCNP
3 108 (22.64%) CCNA
4 78 (16.35%) Degree
5 68 (14.26%) Security Cleared
6 58 (12.16%) SC Cleared
7 51 (10.69%) CCIE
8 32 (6.71%) CCDP
9 18 (3.77%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (3.14%) CCSP
12 14 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.73%) CCSA
14 12 (2.52%) CCVP
14 12 (2.52%) CISSP
15 11 (2.31%) CCSE
16 10 (2.10%) CCDA
16 10 (2.10%) CCIE Data Center
16 10 (2.10%) JNCIE
16 10 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.43%) SLA
2 15 (3.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (2.73%) MISRA
4 7 (1.47%) GDPR
5 4 (0.84%) FIPS 140-2
6 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 100 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 76 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.13%) Firmware
4 22 (4.61%) VMware NSX
5 21 (4.40%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.47%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (3.14%) CASB
3 13 (2.73%) SCCM
4 12 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (2.31%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.89%) WSUS
7 7 (1.47%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (1.26%) Nagios
8 6 (1.26%) OpenView
8 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) QRadar
10 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 261 (54.72%) Cisco
2 118 (24.74%) HP
3 103 (21.59%) Juniper
4 100 (20.96%) Microsoft
5 96 (20.13%) VMware
6 74 (15.51%) Aruba
7 70 (14.68%) Palo Alto
8 58 (12.16%) CheckPoint
9 46 (9.64%) F5
10 39 (8.18%) SolarWinds
11 38 (7.97%) Fortinet
12 37 (7.76%) Citrix
13 35 (7.34%) Riverbed
14 32 (6.71%) Meraki
15 28 (5.87%) Dell
16 25 (5.24%) Brocade
17 24 (5.03%) EMC
18 23 (4.82%) NetApp
19 16 (3.35%) McAfee
19 16 (3.35%) Sophos