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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 218 270 175
Rank change year-on-year +52 -95 +36
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 334 179 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.08% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.66% 7.63% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 234 134 126
10th Percentile £26,475 £22,825 £25,331
25th Percentile £34,813 £35,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% -13.50% +7.53%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £61,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,900 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +17.65%

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 3,458 2,346 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.98% 14.15% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 1,685 1,598
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,100 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,896
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +62 101 £42,750 +0.59% 14
Thames Valley -7 83 £35,000 -17.65% 23
Surrey -24 63 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +11 38 £38,750 -16.22% 14
Oxfordshire -15 30 £27,500 -31.25% 3
West Sussex +2 28 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Kent -35 28 £35,000 -33.01% 6
Buckinghamshire -30 19 £31,000 +5.08% 6
Sussex - 18 £50,000 -
East Sussex 0 6 £35,500 +61.36% 4
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 145 (43.41%) LAN
2 136 (40.72%) WAN
3 128 (38.32%) Firewall
4 125 (37.43%) Problem-Solving
5 121 (36.23%) Microsoft
6 111 (33.23%) Agile
7 104 (31.14%) Cisco
8 93 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (26.65%) Social Skills
10 86 (25.75%) ITIL
11 81 (24.25%) Windows
12 79 (23.65%) Degree
13 68 (20.36%) Active Directory
14 55 (16.47%) CCNP
14 55 (16.47%) Microsoft 365
15 54 (16.17%) Project Delivery
16 53 (15.87%) Computer Science
17 52 (15.57%) Linux
17 52 (15.57%) Software Engineering
18 51 (15.27%) Python
18 51 (15.27%) VPN
19 50 (14.97%) DevOps
20 49 (14.67%) Wi-Fi
21 48 (14.37%) C
21 48 (14.37%) OSPF
21 48 (14.37%) BGP
22 47 (14.07%) CCNA
22 47 (14.07%) Service Delivery
23 46 (13.77%) MPLS
24 45 (13.47%) Cisco Nexus

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 7 (2.10%) Confluence
2 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.20%) MTS
5 3 (0.90%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 40 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.89%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.10%) Simulink
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.30%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.47%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (11.38%) Azure
3 17 (5.09%) GitHub
4 14 (4.19%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (3.59%) AWS
5 12 (3.59%) SaaS
6 9 (2.69%) Google Workspace
6 9 (2.69%) IaaS
7 8 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.20%) GCP
8 4 (1.20%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.90%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) PaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 145 (43.41%) LAN
2 136 (40.72%) WAN
3 128 (38.32%) Firewall
4 51 (15.27%) VPN
5 49 (14.67%) Wi-Fi
6 48 (14.37%) BGP
6 48 (14.37%) OSPF
7 46 (13.77%) MPLS
8 45 (13.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 36 (10.78%) WLAN
10 35 (10.48%) DNS
11 33 (9.88%) Multicast
12 32 (9.58%) DHCP
13 28 (8.38%) Network Security
14 26 (7.78%) Cisco ISE
15 25 (7.49%) TCP/IP
16 24 (7.19%) SD-WAN
17 22 (6.59%) VLAN
18 17 (5.09%) VoIP
19 15 (4.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (6.89%) GDB
2 9 (2.69%) JIRA
3 7 (2.10%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.20%) CMake
4 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) GitLab
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 89 (26.65%) Social Skills
2 42 (12.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 39 (11.68%) Retail
4 36 (10.78%) Finance
5 35 (10.48%) Public Sector
6 33 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (7.78%) Organisational Skills
7 26 (7.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 24 (7.19%) Electronics
9 21 (6.29%) Telecoms
10 11 (3.29%) Military
11 9 (2.69%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (2.69%) Marketing
12 7 (2.10%) Fire and Rescue
13 6 (1.80%) Law
14 4 (1.20%) Games
14 4 (1.20%) Wearables
15 2 (0.60%) Automotive
15 2 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (24.85%) Network Engineer
2 41 (12.28%) Developer
3 36 (10.78%) IT Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.68%) Analyst
6 26 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (7.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 24 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (7.19%) Embedded Engineer
8 22 (6.59%) Software Engineer
9 21 (6.29%) Architect
10 19 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (5.69%) Network Architect
11 17 (5.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 17 (5.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (5.09%) IT Support
12 14 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.89%) Senior Web Developer
13 13 (3.89%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.08%) HTML
2 36 (10.78%) HTML5
3 26 (7.78%) .NET
4 23 (6.89%) React
4 23 (6.89%) Redux
5 17 (5.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 14 (4.19%) CSS
7 13 (3.89%) ASP.NET
7 13 (3.89%) CSS3
7 13 (3.89%) iOS SDK
7 13 (3.89%) OpenGL
7 13 (3.89%) WebGL
7 13 (3.89%) XML
8 1 (0.30%) JSON
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.30%) REST
8 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.38%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (7.78%) Augmented Reality
4 22 (6.59%) Cyber Defence
4 22 (6.59%) Cyberattack
5 21 (6.29%) IoT
6 18 (5.39%) Mobile App
7 15 (4.49%) Public Cloud
8 14 (4.19%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (3.89%) Cybercrime
10 11 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (3.29%) User Experience
11 9 (2.69%) Driving Licence
12 8 (2.40%) Algorithms
12 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.40%) Wiki
13 7 (2.10%) FPGA
13 7 (2.10%) NHS
13 7 (2.10%) Verilog
13 7 (2.10%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.25%) Windows
2 52 (15.57%) Linux
3 43 (12.87%) Android
4 39 (11.68%) Windows Server
5 26 (7.78%) Apple iOS
6 21 (6.29%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.89%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.59%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.20%) Unix
10 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
12 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (37.43%) Problem-Solving
2 111 (33.23%) Agile
3 86 (25.75%) ITIL
4 54 (16.17%) Project Delivery
5 53 (15.87%) Computer Science
6 52 (15.57%) Software Engineering
7 50 (14.97%) DevOps
8 47 (14.07%) Service Delivery
9 44 (13.17%) Decision-Making
10 38 (11.38%) Collaborative Working
11 37 (11.08%) Mentoring
12 36 (10.78%) Network Management
13 34 (10.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.58%) Project Management
15 29 (8.68%) Coaching
16 26 (7.78%) Data-Driven Decision Making
16 26 (7.78%) Emotional Intelligence
16 26 (7.78%) Logistics
16 26 (7.78%) Mathematics
16 26 (7.78%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.27%) Python
2 48 (14.37%) C
3 39 (11.68%) C++
4 28 (8.38%) C#
5 23 (6.89%) Java
6 14 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.19%) SQL
7 13 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.40%) Bash
8 8 (2.40%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.10%) Perl
10 6 (1.80%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.50%) PHP
12 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (23.65%) Degree
3 55 (16.47%) CCNP
4 47 (14.07%) CCNA
5 45 (13.47%) Security Cleared
6 40 (11.98%) SC Cleared
7 32 (9.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (8.08%) MCP
10 26 (7.78%) MCSE
11 25 (7.49%) CCDP
12 23 (6.89%) PhD
13 16 (4.79%) MOS
14 10 (2.99%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.50%) CREST Certified
15 5 (1.50%) Master's Degree
15 5 (1.50%) OSCP
16 4 (1.20%) CCIE
16 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.59%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.40%) NCSC
3 3 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.59%) Firmware
4 11 (3.29%) Embedded Firmware
4 11 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.30%) Docker
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) Postfix
8 1 (0.30%) Samba
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.59%) Terraform
2 18 (5.39%) SCCM
3 14 (4.19%) Ansible
4 8 (2.40%) HAProxy
4 8 (2.40%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.60%) Nagios
5 2 (0.60%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.30%) Icinga
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.30%) Simpana
6 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 121 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.14%) Cisco
3 44 (13.17%) Palo Alto
4 33 (9.88%) Apple
5 24 (7.19%) VMware
6 23 (6.89%) CheckPoint
6 23 (6.89%) HP
7 20 (5.99%) Aruba
8 17 (5.09%) F5
8 17 (5.09%) Meraki
9 16 (4.79%) Juniper
10 13 (3.89%) SaltStack
10 13 (3.89%) Xamarin
11 12 (3.59%) Riverbed
12 11 (3.29%) Google
13 10 (2.99%) Zscaler
14 9 (2.69%) Citrix
14 9 (2.69%) Dell
14 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.40%) Infoblox