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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South West
Rank 190 209 239
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 47 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 3.66% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 11
Median salary £25,000 £29,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.96% +8.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +8.69%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 782 1146 971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.57% 19.64% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 590 956 831
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +36 22 £25,000 -15.96%
Devon - 10 £29,000 - 1
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 -
Bristol +7 5 £30,000 -31.42% 1
Dorset +7 2 £45,500 +89.58% 1
Somerset -14 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 57 (53.27%) WAN
3 56 (52.34%) Windows
4 55 (51.40%) LAN
5 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
6 29 (27.10%) Cisco
6 29 (27.10%) VMware
6 29 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
7 28 (26.17%) MS Office
8 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
9 26 (24.30%) ITIL
9 26 (24.30%) Windows Server
10 24 (22.43%) Hyper-V
11 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (21.50%) VLAN
11 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (20.56%) Wireless
13 21 (19.63%) Service Management
13 21 (19.63%) Firewall
14 19 (17.76%) Citrix
15 17 (15.89%) Windows 7
16 16 (14.95%) Degree
16 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (14.95%) VPN
16 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
17 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
18 14 (13.08%) Trend Analysis
19 13 (12.15%) Windows 8

Wi-Fi
Top Related 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 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.87%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 28 (26.17%) MS Office
2 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) IaaS
1 5 (4.67%) PaaS
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (53.27%) WAN
2 55 (51.40%) LAN
3 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
4 23 (21.50%) VLAN
5 22 (20.56%) Wireless
6 21 (19.63%) Firewall
7 16 (14.95%) VPN
8 13 (12.15%) WLAN
9 11 (10.28%) Internet
10 10 (9.35%) IMAP
10 10 (9.35%) SMTP
11 9 (8.41%) Bluetooth
11 9 (8.41%) SAN
12 8 (7.48%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (6.54%) Broadband
14 6 (5.61%) 802.15
14 6 (5.61%) DHCP
14 6 (5.61%) DNS
14 6 (5.61%) Ethernet
14 6 (5.61%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.21%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Electronics
4 4 (3.74%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (22.43%) IT Support
2 22 (20.56%) Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (18.69%) Support Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) Service Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (13.08%) IT Technician
7 13 (12.15%) IT Support Technician
7 13 (12.15%) Service Desk Support
7 13 (12.15%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 13 (12.15%) Support Technician
8 11 (10.28%) Field Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) Support Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) IT Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) MAPI
2 6 (5.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Driving Licence
2 9 (8.41%) EPoS
3 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.48%) iPad
3 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
6 2 (1.87%) PDA
6 2 (1.87%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (52.34%) Windows
2 26 (24.30%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (15.89%) Windows 7
5 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
6 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.35%) Linux
8 7 (6.54%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
2 21 (19.63%) Service Management
3 14 (13.08%) Trend Analysis
4 9 (8.41%) Coaching
5 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.61%) Time Management
7 5 (4.67%) Business Development
7 5 (4.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (4.67%) Open Source
7 5 (4.67%) Presales
7 5 (4.67%) Six Sigma
7 5 (4.67%) Software Optimisation
7 5 (4.67%) Statistics
8 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.74%) Security Management
8 4 (3.74%) Test Planning
8 4 (3.74%) Validation
9 3 (2.80%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) C++
2 8 (7.48%) SQL
3 7 (6.54%) C
4 4 (3.74%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) Python
4 4 (3.74%) Tcl
5 3 (2.80%) C#
6 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.93%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
2 13 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) APMP
4 6 (5.61%) CCNA
4 6 (5.61%) CCNP
5 5 (4.67%) CCIE
6 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) HNC
8 1 (0.93%) HND
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.93%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (22.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.41%) Firmware
5 2 (1.87%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.10%) Cisco
2 29 (27.10%) VMware
3 19 (17.76%) Citrix
4 10 (9.35%) NetApp
5 7 (6.54%) Symantec
6 6 (5.61%) Infoblox
7 5 (4.67%) Intel
7 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.80%) Apple
8 3 (2.80%) EMC
8 3 (2.80%) F5
9 2 (1.87%) Avaya
9 2 (1.87%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) Lotus
9 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.87%) Xerox
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) MikroTik
10 1 (0.93%) Ubiquiti
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