Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 170 204
Rank change year-on-year -68 +34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 178 244 427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.67% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 9.71% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 132 187 343
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,365 £26,400
25th Percentile £37,188 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £54,063 £65,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,400 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 2,060 2,514 4,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.62% 17.21% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 2,012 3,383
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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
Hampshire -26 62 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Surrey -17 44 £43,500 -17.92% 5
Thames Valley -53 42 £45,000 -12.20% 40
West Sussex +5 23 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire -51 20 £57,500 +4.55% 30
Oxfordshire +8 13 £41,250 -5.71% 7
Buckinghamshire -17 9 £24,000 -63.08% 4
Kent -20 3 £65,000 +100.00% 4
East Sussex -22 3 £22,000 -20.00%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 96 (53.93%) Firewall
2 68 (38.20%) Microsoft 365
3 65 (36.52%) Cisco
4 62 (34.83%) Microsoft
5 61 (34.27%) Social Skills
6 55 (30.90%) LAN
7 54 (30.34%) WAN
7 54 (30.34%) Active Directory
8 51 (28.65%) Azure
9 49 (27.53%) Network Management
10 46 (25.84%) VPN
11 43 (24.16%) Meraki
12 41 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (22.47%) Windows
13 40 (22.47%) Linux
14 38 (21.35%) DNS
15 37 (20.79%) DHCP
16 36 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 35 (19.66%) TCP/IP
18 34 (19.10%) VMware
18 34 (19.10%) Hyper-V
19 33 (18.54%) Service Management
20 32 (17.98%) CCNP
20 32 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (17.98%) AWS
20 32 (17.98%) Palo Alto
21 31 (17.42%) CCNA
21 31 (17.42%) ITIL
22 30 (16.85%) Proactive Monitoring
23 28 (15.73%) 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 11 (6.18%) Skype for Business
2 10 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.25%) Confluence
3 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 68 (38.20%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (28.65%) Azure
3 32 (17.98%) AWS
4 5 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.25%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 96 (53.93%) Firewall
2 55 (30.90%) LAN
3 54 (30.34%) WAN
4 46 (25.84%) VPN
5 38 (21.35%) DNS
6 37 (20.79%) DHCP
7 35 (19.66%) TCP/IP
8 25 (14.04%) Network Security
9 23 (12.92%) Internet
10 18 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (8.43%) BGP
12 14 (7.87%) IPsec
13 13 (7.30%) 5G
14 12 (6.74%) VLAN
15 11 (6.18%) Broadband
15 11 (6.18%) Skype
16 10 (5.62%) 3G
16 10 (5.62%) OSPF
16 10 (5.62%) WLAN
17 9 (5.06%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.56%) GitLab
1 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (34.27%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.67%) Finance
3 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.37%) Electronics
5 6 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.81%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (2.25%) Law
7 4 (2.25%) Military
8 3 (1.69%) Retail
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (32.58%) Network Engineer
2 36 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (14.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (12.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) IT Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) IT Support
8 12 (6.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) LAN Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Network Operations Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) XMPP
2 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.56%) JSP
3 1 (0.56%) Qt
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (2.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.81%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.25%) Clustering
4 4 (2.25%) NHS
4 4 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.25%) Smart Energy
4 4 (2.25%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.12%) VHDL
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.47%) Linux
1 40 (22.47%) Windows
2 18 (10.11%) Windows 10
3 17 (9.55%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.53%) Network Management
2 36 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (18.54%) Service Management
4 31 (17.42%) ITIL
5 30 (16.85%) Proactive Monitoring
6 23 (12.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (12.92%) Incident Management
7 22 (12.36%) Change Management
8 18 (10.11%) Information Security
9 15 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.62%) Signal Processing
11 9 (5.06%) Network Design
11 9 (5.06%) Presales
11 9 (5.06%) Technology Roadmap
12 8 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (3.93%) Digital Signal Processing
13 7 (3.93%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) C
2 11 (6.18%) C++
3 9 (5.06%) SQL
4 7 (3.93%) Java
4 7 (3.93%) MATLAB
5 5 (2.81%) Embedded C
5 5 (2.81%) Python
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (17.98%) CCNP
3 31 (17.42%) CCNA
4 15 (8.43%) Degree
5 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.37%) CCIE
6 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) PhD
8 4 (2.25%) CCA
8 4 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.25%) MCP
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.12%) CCDP
10 2 (1.12%) CISSP
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) MCITP
10 2 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 4 (2.25%) Def Stans
3 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.25%) MISRA
4 2 (1.12%) NIST
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) GRC
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.56%) NCSC
System Software
1 54 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.10%) Hyper-V
3 32 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (12.92%) RHEV
5 20 (11.24%) Firmware
6 5 (2.81%) XenApp
7 4 (2.25%) Docker
7 4 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.69%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.56%) vSphere
9 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (5.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.81%) SCCM
5 4 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.25%) Grafana
6 1 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.56%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 65 (36.52%) Cisco
2 62 (34.83%) Microsoft
3 43 (24.16%) Meraki
4 34 (19.10%) VMware
5 32 (17.98%) Palo Alto
6 28 (15.73%) CheckPoint
7 14 (7.87%) Citrix
7 14 (7.87%) ServiceNow
8 13 (7.30%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.62%) Juniper
10 9 (5.06%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.06%) McAfee
11 5 (2.81%) Aruba
11 5 (2.81%) F5
12 4 (2.25%) Agilent
12 4 (2.25%) Concur
12 4 (2.25%) Dell
12 4 (2.25%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.25%) Okta
12 4 (2.25%) Ruckus Wireless