Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 227 182
Rank change year-on-year +42 -45 +13
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 469 441 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 1.43% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 8.31% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 384 367 505
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,400 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 4,285 5,304 6,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.00% 17.16% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,341 4,163 5,355
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -22 151 £47,500 +7.95% 33
Surrey +39 112 £40,000 -23.81% 20
Berkshire -26 97 £47,500 +5.56% 20
West Sussex +53 92 £48,750 +2.63% 5
Hampshire +17 84 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Buckinghamshire +18 35 £70,000 +75.00% 8
East Sussex +16 18 £58,000 +61.11% 2
Oxfordshire +14 17 £37,500 - 5
Kent +14 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Middlesex +8 5 - -
Home Counties - 3 £60,000 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 235 (50.11%) Cisco
2 204 (43.50%) Firewall
3 181 (38.59%) Cisco Certification
4 172 (36.67%) WAN
5 155 (33.05%) LAN
6 134 (28.57%) CCNP
7 118 (25.16%) Windows
8 116 (24.73%) Linux
9 99 (21.11%) Data Centre
10 98 (20.90%) Network Security
11 94 (20.04%) Active Directory
11 94 (20.04%) VMware
12 86 (18.34%) VPN
13 85 (18.12%) CCNA
14 82 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
15 77 (16.42%) Microsoft
15 77 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
15 77 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 76 (16.20%) Python
16 76 (16.20%) BGP
17 75 (15.99%) MPLS
17 75 (15.99%) Degree
18 73 (15.57%) VoIP
19 69 (14.71%) DHCP
19 69 (14.71%) Windows Server
20 68 (14.50%) OSPF
21 67 (14.29%) Juniper
22 66 (14.07%) CheckPoint
22 66 (14.07%) Load Balancing
23 64 (13.65%) Palo Alto

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 21 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.20%) Apache
3 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.49%) IIS
6 7 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.28%) Confluence
7 6 (1.28%) JBoss
8 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (8.32%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (13.43%) Office 365
3 44 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.20%) PaaS
5 10 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.28%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.28%) SaaS
7 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.43%) G Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (43.50%) Firewall
2 172 (36.67%) WAN
3 155 (33.05%) LAN
4 98 (20.90%) Network Security
5 86 (18.34%) VPN
6 82 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
7 77 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
8 76 (16.20%) BGP
9 75 (15.99%) MPLS
10 73 (15.57%) VoIP
11 69 (14.71%) DHCP
12 68 (14.50%) OSPF
13 62 (13.22%) DNS
13 62 (13.22%) TCP/IP
14 50 (10.66%) SAN
15 48 (10.23%) VLAN
16 41 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 38 (8.10%) WLAN
18 31 (6.61%) Internet
18 31 (6.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (3.20%) JIRA
2 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.28%) Subversion
4 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.43%) Maven
5 2 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.21%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (8.32%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.12%) Electronics
3 23 (4.90%) Finance
4 13 (2.77%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.35%) Advertising
6 9 (1.92%) Marketing
7 7 (1.49%) Retail
8 6 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.85%) Avionics
10 3 (0.64%) Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (25.37%) Network Engineer
2 40 (8.53%) Support Engineer
3 36 (7.68%) Analyst
4 30 (6.40%) IT Engineer
5 29 (6.18%) Software Engineer
6 28 (5.97%) Developer
7 26 (5.54%) Architect
7 26 (5.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (5.54%) Wireless Engineer
8 24 (5.12%) Test Engineer
9 23 (4.90%) Consultant
10 22 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 21 (4.48%) IT Support
12 18 (3.84%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.84%) Technical Support
13 17 (3.62%) Embedded Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) Network Architect
13 17 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.35%) Web Services
3 10 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (1.92%) HTML
4 9 (1.92%) JSP
5 8 (1.71%) CSS
6 6 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (1.28%) REST
6 6 (1.28%) SOAP
7 5 (1.07%) LESS
7 5 (1.07%) Sass
8 4 (0.85%) .NET
9 3 (0.64%) Ajax
9 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.64%) HTML5
9 3 (0.64%) jQuery
9 3 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (4.90%) Driving Licence
4 20 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.26%) CMDB
5 14 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.35%) Device Driver
6 11 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (1.92%) VHDL
8 8 (1.71%) EPoS
8 8 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.07%) Clustering
10 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.07%) NHS
11 4 (0.85%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 118 (25.16%) Windows
2 116 (24.73%) Linux
3 69 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 42 (8.96%) Windows 10
5 30 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.97%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.13%) Debian
9 9 (1.92%) FreeRTOS
10 8 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.71%) Unix
11 7 (1.49%) Android
11 7 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.07%) CentOS
13 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.43%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.07%) Load Balancing
2 61 (13.01%) ITIL
3 54 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
6 39 (8.32%) Software Engineering
7 37 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 36 (7.68%) Test Automation
9 34 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (7.25%) Project Management
10 32 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.61%) Software Testing
12 30 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (6.40%) Process Improvement
13 29 (6.18%) Computer Science
14 28 (5.97%) Defect Tracking
14 28 (5.97%) Presales
15 27 (5.76%) Service Management
15 27 (5.76%) TDD
16 26 (5.54%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.20%) Python
2 58 (12.37%) C
3 57 (12.15%) C++
4 29 (6.18%) Java
5 23 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.20%) C#
6 15 (3.20%) SQL
7 14 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 8 (1.71%) Assembly Language
11 6 (1.28%) Perl
11 6 (1.28%) PHP
12 3 (0.64%) Ruby
13 2 (0.43%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.21%) Go
14 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 181 (38.59%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (28.57%) CCNP
3 85 (18.12%) CCNA
4 75 (15.99%) Degree
5 51 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 42 (8.96%) CCIE
7 41 (8.74%) SC Cleared
8 28 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (3.62%) CCDP
9 17 (3.62%) MCSE
10 12 (2.56%) MCP
10 12 (2.56%) MCSA
11 10 (2.13%) JNCIS
11 10 (2.13%) LPIC
12 9 (1.92%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.71%) JNCIA
13 8 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
14 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (1.07%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.12%) GDPR
2 20 (4.26%) SLA
3 11 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.71%) JTAG
5 5 (1.07%) PMO
6 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.85%) QA
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (20.04%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.77%) Docker
5 12 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.35%) VMware NSX
7 10 (2.13%) Firmware
7 10 (2.13%) LXC
8 7 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.28%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.85%) vCloud
10 4 (0.85%) XenApp
11 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.43%) KVM
12 2 (0.43%) vSphere
13 1 (0.21%) iptables
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.21%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (4.05%) Ansible
2 14 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.77%) Nagios
4 9 (1.92%) SCCM
5 8 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.28%) HP ALM
7 5 (1.07%) Cacti
8 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.43%) CASB
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.21%) cPanel
10 1 (0.21%) Graphite
10 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) SELinux
10 1 (0.21%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 235 (50.11%) Cisco
2 94 (20.04%) VMware
3 77 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 67 (14.29%) Juniper
5 66 (14.07%) CheckPoint
6 64 (13.65%) Palo Alto
7 58 (12.37%) Meraki
8 50 (10.66%) SolarWinds
9 47 (10.02%) F5
10 46 (9.81%) Citrix
11 37 (7.89%) Aruba
12 36 (7.68%) HP
13 21 (4.48%) NetApp
14 18 (3.84%) Ruckus Wireless
15 14 (2.99%) Huawei
16 13 (2.77%) Dell
17 12 (2.56%) Fortinet
17 12 (2.56%) SonicWALL
18 9 (1.92%) Google
19 8 (1.71%) Apple