Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 232 317
Rank change year-on-year +3 +85 0
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 87 113 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 1.04% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 5.64% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 101 85 47
South West median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -8.06% +24.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £51,250 £59,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

Wi-Fi 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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1789 2004 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.52% 18.44% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1645 1974
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,525
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire +6 22 £22,000 - 3
Bristol -24 16 £42,500 +19.72% 4
Gloucestershire +21 13 £37,500 +0.67%
Cornwall -1 11 £28,500 -5.00%
Somerset -11 9 £37,500 +53.06%
Devon +5 8 £43,750 +71.57% 2
Dorset 0 8 £41,000 +43.86%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 43 (49.43%) LAN
2 42 (48.28%) WAN
3 41 (47.13%) Windows
4 32 (36.78%) Cisco
4 32 (36.78%) Firewall
5 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 30 (34.48%) Active Directory
6 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 20 (22.99%) VPN
7 20 (22.99%) ITIL
8 18 (20.69%) VoIP
8 18 (20.69%) DNS
8 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (18.39%) Finance
9 16 (18.39%) Load Balancing
10 15 (17.24%) DHCP
10 15 (17.24%) C
11 14 (16.09%) CCNA
11 14 (16.09%) Degree
12 13 (14.94%) Network Security
12 13 (14.94%) Wireless
12 13 (14.94%) Change Management
12 13 (14.94%) Citrix
12 13 (14.94%) CCNP
13 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
14 11 (12.64%) Electronics
14 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
14 11 (12.64%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
15 10 (11.49%) Internet

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Office 365
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.30%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (49.43%) LAN
2 42 (48.28%) WAN
3 32 (36.78%) Firewall
4 27 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 20 (22.99%) VPN
6 18 (20.69%) DNS
6 18 (20.69%) VoIP
7 15 (17.24%) DHCP
8 13 (14.94%) Network Security
8 13 (14.94%) Wireless
9 10 (11.49%) Internet
10 9 (10.34%) VLAN
11 8 (9.20%) ZigBee
12 7 (8.05%) IPv4
12 7 (8.05%) IPv6
12 7 (8.05%) NetScaler
13 5 (5.75%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.75%) SSL
13 5 (5.75%) WLAN
14 4 (4.60%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Electronics
2 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Military
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) IT Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Field Service Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) JSON
1 8 (9.20%) REST
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) Life Science
3 8 (9.20%) Smart Home
4 6 (6.90%) PMI
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.75%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.60%) EPoS
6 4 (4.60%) FMCG
7 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.30%) CMDB
8 2 (2.30%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (2.30%) Smart City
8 2 (2.30%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.15%) Cyber Warfare
9 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.13%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (1.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Load Balancing
3 13 (14.94%) Change Management
4 11 (12.64%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.05%) Information Security
7 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
7 6 (6.90%) Security Hardening
8 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.75%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.60%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) C
2 10 (11.49%) C++
3 3 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
4 2 (2.30%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) Lua
5 1 (1.15%) Scala
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.09%) CCNA
2 14 (16.09%) Degree
3 13 (14.94%) CCNP
4 8 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
6 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.75%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (4.60%) MCP
9 2 (2.30%) CCVP
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.15%) CCIE
10 1 (1.15%) CCSA
10 1 (1.15%) CCSE
10 1 (1.15%) CWNA
10 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 3 (3.45%) DO-178B
3 3 (3.45%) IEC 61508
4 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) Firmware
3 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) WSUS
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Cisco
2 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) Citrix
4 8 (9.20%) Aruba
4 8 (9.20%) Meraki
5 7 (8.05%) Avaya
6 6 (6.90%) NETGEAR
6 6 (6.90%) VMware
7 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.75%) F5
7 5 (5.75%) Sophos
8 4 (4.60%) Juniper
9 3 (3.45%) SAP
9 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.30%) Dell
10 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.30%) HP
10 2 (2.30%) IBM
10 2 (2.30%) Siemens
10 2 (2.30%) SonicWALL