Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 237 238
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +85
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 83 97 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 6.26% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 92 106
South West median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -2.44% +11.82%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,375 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 1,878 1,550 2,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.28% 15.03% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 1,233 1,824
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,025 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,450 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -15 27 £50,000 +100.00%
Dorset -25 22 £28,475 -30.97% 4
Gloucestershire - 15 £35,000 - 8
Devon +4 10 £28,750 -25.81%
Bristol -25 4 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Somerset +15 2 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 41 (49.40%) Linux
2 37 (44.58%) C
3 32 (38.55%) Python
4 25 (30.12%) Windows
4 25 (30.12%) Validation
5 23 (27.71%) C++
6 22 (26.51%) Wireless
7 20 (24.10%) IPv4
7 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.10%) ZigBee
8 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
8 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
8 18 (21.69%) Bluetooth
9 17 (20.48%) 3GPP
9 17 (20.48%) 802.11
9 17 (20.48%) 802.15
9 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
9 17 (20.48%) MQTT
9 17 (20.48%) 802.1X
10 15 (18.07%) Java
10 15 (18.07%) Scrum
11 14 (16.87%) Objective-C
11 14 (16.87%) ThreadX
11 14 (16.87%) UML
11 14 (16.87%) Cisco
11 14 (16.87%) Confluence
11 14 (16.87%) JIRA
11 14 (16.87%) Atlassian
11 14 (16.87%) FreeRTOS
12 13 (15.66%) VLAN

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 14 (16.87%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) WordPress
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Wireless
2 20 (24.10%) IPv4
2 20 (24.10%) ZigBee
3 18 (21.69%) Bluetooth
4 17 (20.48%) 3GPP
4 17 (20.48%) 802.11
4 17 (20.48%) 802.15
4 17 (20.48%) MQTT
5 13 (15.66%) VLAN
6 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
6 12 (14.46%) Firewall
6 12 (14.46%) IPsec
6 12 (14.46%) IPv6
6 12 (14.46%) SNMP
6 12 (14.46%) SSH
6 12 (14.46%) SSL
7 9 (10.84%) LAN
7 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.23%) DHCP
8 6 (7.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) JIRA
2 3 (3.61%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.20%) MSTest
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Software Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) IT Support
5 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Verification Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) IT Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Test and Validation Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Validation Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (7.23%) IT Technician
7 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.82%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) RSS
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.02%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.61%) CCTV
4 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.61%) VHDL
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (1.20%) Verilog
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Windows
3 14 (16.87%) FreeRTOS
3 14 (16.87%) ThreadX
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.41%) Debian
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Validation
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.07%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) UML
6 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.25%) Functional Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Regression Testing
8 8 (9.64%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (9.64%) Line Management
8 8 (9.64%) Time Management
9 7 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.23%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.02%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) C
2 32 (38.55%) Python
3 23 (27.71%) C++
4 15 (18.07%) Java
5 14 (16.87%) Objective-C
6 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.61%) R
8 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) MCITP
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCDP
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) CWAP
6 1 (1.20%) CWNA
6 1 (1.20%) CWNE
6 1 (1.20%) CWSP
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Atlassian
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco
2 11 (13.25%) EMC
3 8 (9.64%) Juniper
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Ubiquiti
5 3 (3.61%) Agilent
5 3 (3.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (3.61%) BroadSoft
5 3 (3.61%) Capita
6 2 (2.41%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) AirMagnet
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Mitel
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle
7 1 (1.20%) Sage
7 1 (1.20%) Telerik
7 1 (1.20%) Veeam