Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 211 164
Rank change year-on-year +20 -47 -29
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 159 166 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.43% 1.38% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 7.13% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 129 134 255
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% -
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,625 £75,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 Thames Valley with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,606 2,328 3,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 14.45% 19.35% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,231 1,781 2,470
Thames Valley median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the Thames Valley

Wireless
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the Thames Valley

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the Thames Valley

Wireless
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Berkshire +13 121 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Buckinghamshire +19 23 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Oxfordshire -4 14 £35,000 +0.72% 9
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 63 (39.62%) Cisco
2 58 (36.48%) LAN
3 46 (28.93%) WAN
3 46 (28.93%) Firewall
4 45 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (27.67%) Windows
6 37 (23.27%) Telecoms
6 37 (23.27%) VMware
7 36 (22.64%) Linux
8 35 (22.01%) Degree
9 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
10 29 (18.24%) CCNP
11 28 (17.61%) DNS
12 27 (16.98%) VPN
13 26 (16.35%) WLAN
13 26 (16.35%) DHCP
13 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (15.72%) CCNA
14 25 (15.72%) Active Directory
14 25 (15.72%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (15.09%) F5
15 24 (15.09%) Presales
16 22 (13.84%) Data Centre
16 22 (13.84%) MPLS
17 21 (13.21%) BGP
17 21 (13.21%) Bluetooth
17 21 (13.21%) Electronics
18 20 (12.58%) Juniper
19 19 (11.95%) HP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.03%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.77%) Confluence
4 5 (3.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.52%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.63%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.95%) Office 365
3 5 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.26%) G Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.48%) LAN
2 46 (28.93%) Firewall
2 46 (28.93%) WAN
3 28 (17.61%) DNS
4 27 (16.98%) VPN
5 26 (16.35%) DHCP
5 26 (16.35%) WLAN
6 25 (15.72%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (13.84%) MPLS
8 21 (13.21%) BGP
8 21 (13.21%) Bluetooth
9 19 (11.95%) TCP/IP
10 16 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (10.06%) Network Security
10 16 (10.06%) OSPF
10 16 (10.06%) VLAN
11 13 (8.18%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (7.55%) 3G
12 12 (7.55%) IPsec
13 11 (6.92%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) JIRA
2 7 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.14%) Subversion
General
1 37 (23.27%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.21%) Electronics
3 13 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.92%) Finance
4 11 (6.92%) Retail
5 9 (5.66%) German Language
5 9 (5.66%) Italian Language
6 8 (5.03%) Banking
6 8 (5.03%) French Language
7 5 (3.14%) Marketing
8 4 (2.52%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (2.52%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.89%) Advertising
10 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (17.61%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.32%) Architect
3 14 (8.81%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.18%) IT Support
5 12 (7.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.29%) Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) IT Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.29%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) LAN Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior IT Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Wireless Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Hardware Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (4.40%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) HTML
2 10 (6.29%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.77%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) .NET Core
3 6 (3.77%) Ajax
3 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (3.77%) CSS
3 6 (3.77%) HTML5
3 6 (3.77%) jQuery
3 6 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) CORBA
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) OAuth
4 1 (0.63%) OpenID
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 12 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.92%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.40%) EPoS
6 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.14%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (2.52%) IVR
10 3 (1.89%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.89%) iPhone
10 3 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.26%) CMDB
11 2 (1.26%) Handset
11 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 36 (22.64%) Linux
3 19 (11.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.29%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.77%) CentOS
7 6 (3.77%) Unix
8 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.89%) Android
9 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.89%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (15.09%) Presales
3 12 (7.55%) ITIL
4 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
5 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (5.03%) Project Management
5 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
6 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.40%) Asset Management
6 7 (4.40%) Decision-Making
6 7 (4.40%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.40%) Multithreading
6 7 (4.40%) Network Design
6 7 (4.40%) Network Management
6 7 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.40%) Open Source
6 7 (4.40%) Programme Management
7 6 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.81%) Python
2 13 (8.18%) C++
3 12 (7.55%) C
3 12 (7.55%) C#
3 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.92%) SQL
5 6 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 6 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 6 (3.77%) PHP
5 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.14%) Perl
7 2 (1.26%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 45 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (22.01%) Degree
3 29 (18.24%) CCNP
4 25 (15.72%) CCNA
5 16 (10.06%) CCIE
6 6 (3.77%) CCIE Service Provider
6 6 (3.77%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.14%) CCDP
7 5 (3.14%) CCIE Data Center
7 5 (3.14%) EMC Certification
7 5 (3.14%) VCAP
7 5 (3.14%) VCDX
7 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.52%) CCSP
8 4 (2.52%) CCVP
8 4 (2.52%) MCP
8 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Firmware
3 5 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.52%) vCloud
4 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.89%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) Cacti
2 6 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.77%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.77%) Nagios
3 3 (1.89%) Ansible
3 3 (1.89%) CASB
3 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.63%) Graphite
5 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) Nessus
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (39.62%) Cisco
2 37 (23.27%) VMware
3 30 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.09%) F5
5 20 (12.58%) Juniper
6 19 (11.95%) HP
6 19 (11.95%) Meraki
7 16 (10.06%) Citrix
8 13 (8.18%) Palo Alto
9 12 (7.55%) Aruba
9 12 (7.55%) Google
10 11 (6.92%) SAP
11 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
11 10 (6.29%) Sophos
12 9 (5.66%) Dell
12 9 (5.66%) Remedy
12 9 (5.66%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.03%) EMC
14 7 (4.40%) Fortinet
14 7 (4.40%) NetApp