Period
to 24 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 205 233
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 112 400 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.54% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.08% 9.43% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 317 329
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,300 £28,650
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +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 1,582 4,240 4,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.48% 16.37% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 3,231 3,663
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £72,500 £68,950
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +5.56%

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 24 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +58 39 £50,000 +17.65% 21
Thames Valley +81 35 £50,000 +19.05% 24
Berkshire +66 25 £52,500 +34.62% 9
West Sussex +20 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +35 14 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +70 6 £36,500 -33.64% 12
Oxfordshire +53 4 £50,000 +85.19% 4
Kent +48 4 £41,500 +22.06% 3
East Sussex +48 3 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 49 (43.75%) Cisco
2 43 (38.39%) Firewall
3 42 (37.50%) WAN
4 35 (31.25%) LAN
5 32 (28.57%) VPN
6 31 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (19.64%) CCNP
8 21 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 20 (17.86%) 5G
10 18 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (15.18%) Project Management
11 17 (15.18%) CCNA
11 17 (15.18%) Windows
11 17 (15.18%) Linux
11 17 (15.18%) 4G
12 16 (14.29%) Network Security
12 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (14.29%) Juniper
12 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.39%) MCSE
13 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
13 15 (13.39%) VoIP
13 15 (13.39%) Office 365
13 15 (13.39%) Palo Alto
14 14 (12.50%) ITIL
14 14 (12.50%) VMware
14 14 (12.50%) Degree
15 13 (11.61%) VLAN
15 13 (11.61%) DNS

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 5 (4.46%) IIS
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Office 365
2 11 (9.82%) Azure
3 6 (5.36%) AWS
4 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.79%) IaaS
5 2 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) GCP
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.39%) Firewall
2 42 (37.50%) WAN
3 35 (31.25%) LAN
4 32 (28.57%) VPN
5 20 (17.86%) 5G
6 18 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (15.18%) 4G
8 16 (14.29%) Network Security
9 15 (13.39%) VoIP
10 13 (11.61%) DNS
10 13 (11.61%) VLAN
11 10 (8.93%) Cisco Firepower
12 9 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (8.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (8.04%) LTE
12 9 (8.04%) Wireless Security
13 8 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (7.14%) DHCP
13 8 (7.14%) SSL
13 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Electronics
3 5 (4.46%) Legal
4 4 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Analyst
3 13 (11.61%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 8 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Architect
5 6 (5.36%) Network Architect
5 6 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Network Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) RF Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Solutions Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Radio Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) Spine.js
4 1 (0.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) HTML5
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.57%) SIMD
4 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.68%) GPGPU
5 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.89%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Linux
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) Project Management
2 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.50%) ITIL
4 13 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (8.04%) Information Security
7 9 (8.04%) Project Delivery
8 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.14%) Network Design
9 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 7 (6.25%) High Availability
9 7 (6.25%) Signal Processing
10 6 (5.36%) DevOps
10 6 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.36%) Migration
10 6 (5.36%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) C
2 9 (8.04%) C++
3 6 (5.36%) Python
4 5 (4.46%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) Assembly Language
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.68%) Java
6 3 (2.68%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) CCNP
3 17 (15.18%) CCNA
4 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.39%) MCSE
6 14 (12.50%) Degree
7 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.46%) JNCIS
8 5 (4.46%) RHCSA
9 4 (3.57%) CCIE
9 4 (3.57%) CEH
9 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (3.57%) Master's Degree
9 4 (3.57%) MBCS
10 3 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.68%) MOS
10 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.79%) MCSA
11 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) GDPR
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) NCSC
4 2 (1.79%) QA
5 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.89%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.25%) Firmware
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.68%) Ansible
2 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (43.75%) Cisco
2 16 (14.29%) Juniper
3 15 (13.39%) Palo Alto
4 14 (12.50%) VMware
5 10 (8.93%) Ruckus Wireless
6 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.14%) Meraki
7 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.36%) F5
8 6 (5.36%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.46%) Citrix
9 5 (4.46%) Huawei
9 5 (4.46%) iManage
10 4 (3.57%) Intel
11 3 (2.68%) Ericsson
11 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.68%) Mapinfo
11 3 (2.68%) Motorola
11 3 (2.68%) Nokia Networks
12 2 (1.79%) Infoblox