Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 244 237
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +88
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 58 101 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 6.01% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 110 106
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.49% +16.10%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%

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 1,685 1,681 2,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.25% 16.42% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,401 1,743
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,249 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Gloucestershire +17 19 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Dorset -26 16 £37,500 -10.71%
Wiltshire -27 10 £23,000 -6.12% 6
Bristol -16 7 £30,750 -23.13% 3
Devon +9 4 £62,500 +42.86% 5
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (44.83%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) C
3 22 (37.93%) Python
3 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 22 (37.93%) IPv4
4 18 (31.03%) Firewall
4 18 (31.03%) Validation
5 17 (29.31%) IPv6
5 17 (29.31%) Ethernet
6 16 (27.59%) LAN
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco
7 13 (22.41%) C++
8 12 (20.69%) SSL
8 12 (20.69%) VLAN
8 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
9 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.97%) SSH
9 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
9 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
9 11 (18.97%) IPsec
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
9 11 (18.97%) Bluetooth
9 11 (18.97%) SNMP
9 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.97%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (17.24%) EMC
10 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing

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 8 (13.79%) Confluence
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) IPv4
2 18 (31.03%) Firewall
3 17 (29.31%) Ethernet
3 17 (29.31%) IPv6
4 16 (27.59%) LAN
5 12 (20.69%) SSL
5 12 (20.69%) VLAN
6 11 (18.97%) Bluetooth
6 11 (18.97%) IPsec
6 11 (18.97%) SNMP
6 11 (18.97%) SSH
6 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
7 10 (17.24%) 4G
7 10 (17.24%) ZigBee
8 8 (13.79%) 3G
8 8 (13.79%) 3GPP
8 8 (13.79%) 802.11
8 8 (13.79%) GSM
8 8 (13.79%) MQTT
8 8 (13.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.72%) MSTest
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Verification Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Test and Validation Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Validation Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Trainer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Technician
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Trainer
5 6 (10.34%) Trainer
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (6.90%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Presales Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.45%) JSON
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.72%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.72%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) BYOD
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) FreeRTOS
3 8 (13.79%) ThreadX
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Validation
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) Collaborative Working
2 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
2 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
3 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing
3 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.79%) UML
5 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
7 3 (5.17%) Presales
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C
2 22 (37.93%) Python
3 13 (22.41%) C++
4 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 7 (12.07%) CCNP
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.45%) MCP
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCDP
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) CWAP
6 1 (1.72%) CWNA
6 1 (1.72%) CWNE
6 1 (1.72%) CWSP
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) MCITP
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) Firmware
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Cisco
2 10 (17.24%) EMC
3 8 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 7 (12.07%) Juniper
4 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 3 (5.17%) Agilent
6 3 (5.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (5.17%) BroadSoft
7 2 (3.45%) Aruba
7 2 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) AirMagnet
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix
8 1 (1.72%) Meraki
8 1 (1.72%) NetMotion Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.72%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) Telerik
8 1 (1.72%) Veeam