Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 230 190
Rank change year-on-year +22 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 452 429 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.40% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 7.96% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 360 351 532
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £30,065
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 4,534 5,392 7,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 17.63% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,570 4,308 5,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 162 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Berkshire +9 123 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Surrey +18 90 £38,000 -24.00% 21
Hampshire -17 85 £40,000 +18.25% 17
West Sussex +41 62 £47,500 - 9
Kent +19 24 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 23 £40,000 +40.35% 13
East Sussex +5 20 £57,500 +49.35% 3
Oxfordshire -1 15 £32,500 -6.14% 8
Middlesex +12 6 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 224 (49.56%) Cisco
2 198 (43.81%) Firewall
3 184 (40.71%) LAN
4 176 (38.94%) WAN
5 172 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (27.21%) Windows
7 109 (24.12%) VMware
8 106 (23.45%) Linux
8 106 (23.45%) CCNP
9 102 (22.57%) CCNA
10 95 (21.02%) Data Centre
11 91 (20.13%) Microsoft
11 91 (20.13%) Wi-Fi
12 89 (19.69%) Active Directory
13 88 (19.47%) VPN
14 87 (19.25%) Degree
15 85 (18.81%) Juniper
16 71 (15.71%) Network Security
16 71 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
17 68 (15.04%) MPLS
18 66 (14.60%) BGP
19 65 (14.38%) CheckPoint
20 64 (14.16%) Windows Server
21 63 (13.94%) Palo Alto
21 63 (13.94%) WLAN
22 60 (13.27%) ITIL
22 60 (13.27%) DHCP
22 60 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
23 59 (13.05%) OSPF
24 58 (12.83%) TCP/IP

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 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.21%) Apache
5 10 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.55%) IIS
8 6 (1.33%) Confluence
9 4 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (9.51%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.11%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (11.95%) Office 365
3 40 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.32%) PaaS
5 7 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.66%) SaaS
9 2 (0.44%) G Suite
10 1 (0.22%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (43.81%) Firewall
2 184 (40.71%) LAN
3 176 (38.94%) WAN
4 91 (20.13%) Wi-Fi
5 88 (19.47%) VPN
6 71 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
6 71 (15.71%) Network Security
7 68 (15.04%) MPLS
8 66 (14.60%) BGP
9 63 (13.94%) WLAN
10 60 (13.27%) DHCP
11 59 (13.05%) OSPF
12 58 (12.83%) TCP/IP
13 54 (11.95%) DNS
14 53 (11.73%) VoIP
15 44 (9.73%) VLAN
16 36 (7.96%) SAN
17 31 (6.86%) Unified Communications
18 29 (6.42%) Bluetooth
19 28 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.43%) JIRA
2 8 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.11%) Subversion
5 4 (0.88%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.22%) Android Studio
General
1 51 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.18%) Finance
3 34 (7.52%) Retail
4 30 (6.64%) Electronics
5 14 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.21%) German Language
6 10 (2.21%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.99%) Banking
7 9 (1.99%) Marketing
8 8 (1.77%) French Language
9 6 (1.33%) Advertising
9 6 (1.33%) Legal
10 5 (1.11%) Avionics
11 4 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.88%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (26.11%) Network Engineer
2 42 (9.29%) Support Engineer
3 37 (8.19%) Analyst
4 36 (7.96%) IT Engineer
5 35 (7.74%) IT Support
6 33 (7.30%) Architect
7 28 (6.19%) Wireless Engineer
8 26 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 24 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (4.87%) Consultant
10 22 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
11 21 (4.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
12 20 (4.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (4.42%) Support Analyst
13 19 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
13 19 (4.20%) Test Engineer
14 18 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.76%) Developer
15 17 (3.76%) Software Engineer
16 16 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.32%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.88%) HTML
2 13 (2.88%) Web Services
3 12 (2.65%) CSS
4 10 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (1.99%) .NET
6 7 (1.55%) .NET Core
6 7 (1.55%) Ajax
6 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (1.55%) HTML5
6 7 (1.55%) jQuery
6 7 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.11%) LESS
7 5 (1.11%) REST
7 5 (1.11%) Sass
8 4 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.88%) SOAP
9 3 (0.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.02%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.09%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.98%) Driving Licence
7 15 (3.32%) CMDB
8 9 (1.99%) NHS
9 8 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.55%) iPhone
11 6 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.33%) EPoS
12 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.88%) IVR
12 4 (0.88%) VHDL
13 3 (0.66%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (27.21%) Windows
2 106 (23.45%) Linux
3 64 (14.16%) Windows Server
4 33 (7.30%) Windows 10
5 26 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.87%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.88%) Android
8 13 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.88%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (2.21%) Debian
10 7 (1.55%) Unix
11 6 (1.33%) CentOS
11 6 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.27%) ITIL
2 49 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (10.18%) Load Balancing
5 42 (9.29%) ITIL V3
6 39 (8.63%) Presales
7 35 (7.74%) Network Monitoring
8 31 (6.86%) Network Design
9 30 (6.64%) Project Management
10 28 (6.19%) Service Management
11 26 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (5.75%) Test Automation
12 25 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (5.31%) Software Testing
14 23 (5.09%) Process Improvement
15 21 (4.65%) ITSM
15 21 (4.65%) Software Engineering
16 19 (4.20%) High Availability
16 19 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.95%) Python
2 31 (6.86%) C
3 26 (5.75%) C++
4 23 (5.09%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.20%) C#
6 18 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.54%) SQL
8 11 (2.43%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.55%) Embedded C++
9 7 (1.55%) PHP
10 6 (1.33%) Java
10 6 (1.33%) Perl
11 3 (0.66%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.44%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 172 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (23.45%) CCNP
3 102 (22.57%) CCNA
4 87 (19.25%) Degree
5 41 (9.07%) Security Cleared
6 36 (7.96%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.52%) CCIE
8 23 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (4.87%) CCDP
10 16 (3.54%) MCP
11 14 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (2.88%) CCSP
12 13 (2.88%) JNCIE
12 13 (2.88%) MCSA
12 13 (2.88%) MCSE
13 12 (2.65%) CCVP
14 11 (2.43%) JNCIS
15 10 (2.21%) LPIC
16 9 (1.99%) JNCIP
16 9 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.19%) SLA
2 16 (3.54%) GDPR
3 9 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.55%) PMO
5 4 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.66%) JTAG
7 2 (0.44%) QA
8 1 (0.22%) MISRA
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.65%) Firmware
4 12 (2.65%) VMware NSX
5 11 (2.43%) ProxySG
5 11 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.21%) Docker
6 10 (2.21%) LXC
7 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.88%) vCloud
9 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.44%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) KVM
11 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.76%) Ansible
2 14 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.43%) Nagios
4 10 (2.21%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.21%) SCCM
5 7 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.33%) Cacti
6 6 (1.33%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.88%) CASB
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.22%) Graphite
10 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 224 (49.56%) Cisco
2 109 (24.12%) VMware
3 91 (20.13%) Microsoft
4 85 (18.81%) Juniper
5 65 (14.38%) CheckPoint
6 63 (13.94%) Palo Alto
7 57 (12.61%) F5
8 54 (11.95%) Meraki
9 49 (10.84%) HP
10 40 (8.85%) Aruba
11 39 (8.63%) Citrix
12 34 (7.52%) SolarWinds
13 21 (4.65%) Fortinet
14 19 (4.20%) NetApp
15 16 (3.54%) Dell
16 15 (3.32%) Mitel
17 14 (3.10%) Google
18 13 (2.88%) Blue Coat
18 13 (2.88%) Riverbed
19 12 (2.65%) SAP