Period
to 17 January 2019

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

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 250 225
Rank change year-on-year -35 -25 +61
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 77 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.77% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 4.16% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 89 98
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +22.12% +0.89%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,500 £62,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 1,432 1,850 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.67% 18.44% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 1,491 1,504
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 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
Bristol +18 16 £24,000 -49.47% 6
Devon +3 7 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Gloucestershire +11 3 £40,000 +7.38% 2
Dorset +8 3 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Somerset +6 2 £62,500 +66.67% 3
Wiltshire -28 2 £32,250 +46.59% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 10 (30.30%) Linux
1 10 (30.30%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) C
3 8 (24.24%) C++
3 8 (24.24%) Broadband
3 8 (24.24%) Active Listening
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
4 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) Bluetooth
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) ZigBee
6 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.12%) DHCP
7 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) Aruba
7 4 (12.12%) Office 365

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) Broadband
3 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) Bluetooth
4 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) ZigBee
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 3 (9.09%) 4G
7 3 (9.09%) IPv4
7 3 (9.09%) IPv6
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) Modbus
8 2 (6.06%) MQTT
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) Buildbot
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Technician
2 6 (18.18%) Network Support
2 6 (18.18%) Network Support Technician
2 6 (18.18%) Network Technician
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Field Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Hardware Architect
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) Django
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Phalcon
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Active Listening
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Business Development
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) ISMS
3 2 (6.06%) Microservices
3 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) QMS
3 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) TDD
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C
2 8 (24.24%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) Docker
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Samba
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Aruba
4 2 (6.06%) Meraki
4 2 (6.06%) NetMotion Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Zscaler