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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 179 168
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 52 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.03% 1.41% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 7.02% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42 77 46
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,216 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  

Wireless 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 795 1182 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.71% 20.06% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 600 995 854
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Devon +2 16 £28,750 +19.79% 1
Bristol +1 12 £42,500 - 5
Gloucestershire +3 11 £37,500 +10.29%
Cornwall - 7 £24,500 -
Wiltshire +7 5 £28,000 -39.32% 1
Dorset +24 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 54 (45.00%) Cisco
2 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (38.33%) Windows
4 41 (34.17%) Firewall
5 39 (32.50%) VMware
6 35 (29.17%) Linux
6 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 35 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (25.00%) LAN
7 30 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
9 27 (22.50%) CCNA
10 25 (20.83%) WAN
11 23 (19.17%) SAN
12 22 (18.33%) Mac OS X
12 22 (18.33%) TCP/IP
12 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
13 20 (16.67%) Python
13 20 (16.67%) C
14 18 (15.00%) C++
14 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 18 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (14.17%) Service Delivery
16 16 (13.33%) Finance
16 16 (13.33%) Degree
16 16 (13.33%) ITIL
17 15 (12.50%) VPN
17 15 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
17 15 (12.50%) Time Management

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 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.17%) Firewall
2 30 (25.00%) LAN
3 25 (20.83%) WAN
4 23 (19.17%) SAN
5 22 (18.33%) TCP/IP
6 18 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (12.50%) VPN
8 13 (10.83%) DHCP
8 13 (10.83%) DNS
8 13 (10.83%) WLAN
9 12 (10.00%) VLAN
10 9 (7.50%) Internet
10 9 (7.50%) VoIP
11 7 (5.83%) Bluetooth
11 7 (5.83%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (5.83%) MPLS
11 7 (5.83%) Network Security
12 6 (5.00%) 802.15
12 6 (5.00%) Broadband
12 6 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) MySQL
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.83%) Calabash
3 1 (0.83%) CocoaPods
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.33%) Finance
3 11 (9.17%) Electronics
3 11 (9.17%) Games
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Administrator
3 15 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 15 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 15 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (9.17%) Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Tester
9 5 (4.17%) Communications Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.50%) CGI
2 3 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (1.67%) Ajax
3 2 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) Doctrine
3 2 (1.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.67%) Symfony
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.00%) CCTV
3 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.50%) iPhone
5 3 (2.50%) IPTV
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.67%) e-Health
6 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.67%) Smart Home
6 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.33%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
4 22 (18.33%) Mac OS X
5 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.33%) Android
9 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.50%) SUSE
10 3 (2.50%) Unix
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Service Delivery
2 16 (13.33%) ITIL
3 15 (12.50%) Time Management
3 15 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (10.83%) Presales
5 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
6 9 (7.50%) Network Design
6 9 (7.50%) Security Management
6 9 (7.50%) Validation
7 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.83%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (5.83%) Information Security
8 7 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.83%) Project Management
9 6 (5.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (5.00%) Service Management
10 5 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (4.17%) Signal Processing
10 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) C
1 20 (16.67%) Python
2 18 (15.00%) C++
3 10 (8.33%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) Java
5 6 (5.00%) Perl
6 5 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.33%) Tcl
8 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.67%) C#
9 2 (1.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.83%) Lisp
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.50%) CCNA
3 16 (13.33%) Degree
4 13 (10.83%) CCNP
5 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
9 6 (5.00%) MCSA
10 5 (4.17%) PhD
10 5 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (3.33%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (3.33%) CREST Certified
12 3 (2.50%) APMP
12 3 (2.50%) CCENT
12 3 (2.50%) EC-Council LPT
12 3 (2.50%) ECSA
12 3 (2.50%) EnCE
12 3 (2.50%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 35 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.17%) Firmware
3 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.67%) KVM
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.67%) UAG
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) oVirt
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.33%) SCOM
3 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.50%) EnCase
3 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.67%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.83%) WMI
5 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (45.00%) Cisco
2 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (32.50%) VMware
4 13 (10.83%) Juniper
5 12 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (5.00%) Citrix
6 6 (5.00%) Meraki
6 6 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 6 (5.00%) Ubiquiti
7 5 (4.17%) Apple
7 5 (4.17%) F5
8 4 (3.33%) 3Com
8 4 (3.33%) Avaya
8 4 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (3.33%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.33%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.33%) Sophos
8 4 (3.33%) Veeam
9 3 (2.50%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.50%) Palo Alto
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