Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 212 226
Rank change year-on-year +56 +14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 207 139 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.01% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 6.93% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 164 104 117
South West median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.09% -9.41%
10th Percentile £22,575 £24,375 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wireless 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 1807 2006 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.59% 18.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1645 1962
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 £60,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the South West

Wireless
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the South West

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the South West

Wireless
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 Wireless within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 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 +34 60 £53,750 +91.96% 6
Bristol -17 54 £52,500 +26.13% 7
Cornwall +28 35 £65,000 +136.36% 1
Gloucestershire +23 20 £45,000 +26.76%
Somerset +11 15 £40,000 +25.00%
Dorset - 14 £25,000 - 1
Devon +6 7 £35,250 +17.50% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 101 (48.79%) Cisco
2 67 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (32.37%) Windows
3 51 (24.64%) CCNP
3 51 (24.64%) Active Directory
4 49 (23.67%) User Experience
5 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
6 44 (21.26%) Firewall
6 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
6 44 (21.26%) VMware
7 43 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (20.77%) CCNA
8 41 (19.81%) LAN
9 38 (18.36%) C++
9 38 (18.36%) TOGAF
9 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (17.87%) Electronics
11 36 (17.39%) WAN
11 36 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (16.91%) TDD
12 35 (16.91%) Big Data
12 35 (16.91%) Bitbucket
13 33 (15.94%) Calabash
13 33 (15.94%) BDD
13 33 (15.94%) Atlassian
13 33 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (15.94%) Test Automation
13 33 (15.94%) JIRA
13 33 (15.94%) Linux
14 32 (15.46%) Management Information System

Wireless
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 19 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.97%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.21%) Office 365
2 6 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.42%) SaaS
4 4 (1.93%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (1.93%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.97%) GitHub
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.26%) Firewall
2 41 (19.81%) LAN
3 36 (17.39%) WAN
4 26 (12.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 20 (9.66%) Cisco ISE
6 15 (7.25%) SAN
7 14 (6.76%) VPN
7 14 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (6.28%) Wireless Security
9 12 (5.80%) BIG-IP
9 12 (5.80%) DNS
10 11 (5.31%) Internet
10 11 (5.31%) TCP/IP
11 9 (4.35%) DHCP
12 8 (3.86%) 802.11
12 8 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.86%) MPLS
12 8 (3.86%) WLAN
13 7 (3.38%) Bluetooth
13 7 (3.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.91%) Big Data
2 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (16.91%) Bitbucket
2 33 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 33 (15.94%) Calabash
2 33 (15.94%) JIRA
3 20 (9.66%) Android Studio
3 20 (9.66%) Gradle
3 20 (9.66%) JUnit
3 20 (9.66%) Mockito
4 13 (6.28%) CocoaPods
5 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (17.87%) Electronics
2 26 (12.56%) Telecoms
3 24 (11.59%) Finance
4 4 (1.93%) Law
4 4 (1.93%) Marketing
5 3 (1.45%) Automotive
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.94%) Developer
3 24 (11.59%) Architect
4 23 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 22 (10.63%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.14%) Analyst
7 20 (9.66%) Android Developer
7 20 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 18 (8.70%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.76%) IT Support
10 13 (6.28%) iOS Developer
11 12 (5.80%) IT Security Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Lead Network Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Network Support
12 11 (5.31%) Support Engineer
13 10 (4.83%) Applications Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.93%) OpenDaylight
3 3 (1.45%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.67%) User Experience
2 32 (15.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.80%) CESG
4 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.42%) Life Science
6 5 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.93%) CCTV
7 4 (1.93%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.93%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.45%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.97%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.37%) Windows
2 33 (15.94%) Linux
3 29 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.63%) Android
5 21 (10.14%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.18%) Windows 10
7 18 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.28%) Apple iOS
9 10 (4.83%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.42%) Unix
12 3 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.45%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
2 43 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.36%) TOGAF
4 36 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (16.91%) TDD
6 33 (15.94%) BDD
6 33 (15.94%) Test Automation
7 31 (14.98%) ITIL
8 28 (13.53%) Service Delivery
9 23 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (10.63%) Presales
11 21 (10.14%) Coaching
12 20 (9.66%) Android Development
12 20 (9.66%) Change Control
12 20 (9.66%) Cryptography
12 20 (9.66%) IT Strategy
12 20 (9.66%) Runbook
12 20 (9.66%) Service Management
13 18 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (8.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.36%) C++
2 27 (13.04%) C
3 21 (10.14%) Java
4 13 (6.28%) Objective-C
5 12 (5.80%) SQL
6 9 (4.35%) Python
7 6 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.42%) Perl
9 4 (1.93%) PHP
10 3 (1.45%) C#
10 3 (1.45%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) AWK
12 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.48%) Lua
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (24.64%) CCNP
3 43 (20.77%) CCNA
4 27 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 27 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 27 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.70%) Degree
6 16 (7.73%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.93%) CCDA
9 4 (1.93%) CCDP
9 4 (1.93%) MCSE
9 4 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.45%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.97%) CCIE
11 2 (0.97%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.97%) HND
12 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.53%) SLA
2 10 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) MISRA
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 51 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.80%) XenServer
5 6 (2.90%) vSphere
6 3 (1.45%) Docker
6 3 (1.45%) LXC
7 2 (0.97%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.97%) NFS
7 2 (0.97%) oVirt
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) XenApp
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.66%) HockeyApp
2 12 (5.80%) FortiGate
3 8 (3.86%) SCCM
4 5 (2.42%) Ansible
5 4 (1.93%) Nagios
6 3 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.97%) Munin
7 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.97%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.97%) Puppet
7 2 (0.97%) SmokePing
7 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.97%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.48%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.48%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 101 (48.79%) Cisco
2 44 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.26%) VMware
3 33 (15.94%) Atlassian
4 31 (14.98%) F5
5 22 (10.63%) SolarWinds
6 21 (10.14%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.14%) Citrix
7 20 (9.66%) Infoblox
8 17 (8.21%) Veeam
9 16 (7.73%) HP
10 11 (5.31%) Avaya
11 10 (4.83%) Apple
12 9 (4.35%) Meraki
13 7 (3.38%) Juniper
14 6 (2.90%) Dell
15 5 (2.42%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (2.42%) Mitel
15 5 (2.42%) Xerox