Period
to 21 January 2019

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

Wireless
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 182 154
Rank change year-on-year -5 -28 -19
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 151 193 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.47% 1.58% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.50% 8.51% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 123 165 256
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,900 £30,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,500 £74,375
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -

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 1,589 2,267 3,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 15.50% 18.57% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 1,674 2,318
Thames Valley median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 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
Berkshire -25 97 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Buckinghamshire +14 35 £70,000 +75.00% 8
Oxfordshire +18 17 £37,500 - 5
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 65 (43.05%) Cisco
2 51 (33.77%) Firewall
3 46 (30.46%) LAN
4 45 (29.80%) WAN
5 41 (27.15%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (24.50%) Windows
7 34 (22.52%) Active Directory
8 33 (21.85%) CCNP
8 33 (21.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (20.53%) Linux
9 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
9 31 (20.53%) VMware
10 30 (19.87%) DNS
10 30 (19.87%) Data Centre
11 29 (19.21%) DHCP
12 28 (18.54%) F5
13 26 (17.22%) Telecoms
14 24 (15.89%) Network Security
15 23 (15.23%) Office 365
15 23 (15.23%) BGP
16 22 (14.57%) MPLS
16 22 (14.57%) Windows Server
16 22 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (13.25%) Palo Alto
17 20 (13.25%) Degree
18 19 (12.58%) CCNA
19 18 (11.92%) Internet
19 18 (11.92%) Python
19 18 (11.92%) VLAN
19 18 (11.92%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.97%) Confluence
4 5 (3.31%) Apache
4 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (15.23%) Office 365
3 18 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) G Suite
7 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (33.77%) Firewall
2 46 (30.46%) LAN
3 45 (29.80%) WAN
4 30 (19.87%) DNS
5 29 (19.21%) DHCP
6 24 (15.89%) Network Security
7 23 (15.23%) BGP
8 22 (14.57%) MPLS
9 18 (11.92%) Internet
9 18 (11.92%) VLAN
10 17 (11.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (11.26%) OSPF
10 17 (11.26%) VPN
10 17 (11.26%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (10.60%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (10.60%) NX-OS
12 15 (9.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (9.93%) TCP/IP
13 14 (9.27%) 3G
13 14 (9.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) JIRA
2 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.65%) Subversion
4 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.22%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.60%) Electronics
3 7 (4.64%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
5 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (14.57%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.26%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.60%) Wireless Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) IT Engineer
6 11 (7.28%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) LAN Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Network Security Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Senior IT Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) 802.1X
2 9 (5.96%) HTML
3 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.99%) .NET Core
3 3 (1.99%) Ajax
3 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (1.99%) CSS
3 3 (1.99%) HTML5
3 3 (1.99%) jQuery
3 3 (1.99%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (1.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) CORBA
4 1 (0.66%) LAMP
4 1 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) OAuth
4 1 (0.66%) OpenID
4 1 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.28%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.30%) EPoS
4 8 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.31%) CMDB
6 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.99%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.99%) Handset
8 3 (1.99%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) PKI
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.50%) Windows
2 31 (20.53%) Linux
3 22 (14.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.96%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.64%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (3.97%) Unix
9 5 (3.31%) CentOS
10 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (10.60%) Load Balancing
3 10 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (6.62%) Network Management
3 10 (6.62%) Presales
4 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (5.96%) Project Management
4 9 (5.96%) Test Scripting
5 8 (5.30%) Change Management
5 8 (5.30%) ITIL
5 8 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (4.64%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (4.64%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.64%) Test Automation
6 7 (4.64%) Time Management
7 6 (3.97%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) Python
2 11 (7.28%) C
3 10 (6.62%) C++
4 9 (5.96%) C#
4 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.30%) SQL
6 7 (4.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.64%) Embedded C
7 6 (3.97%) Embedded C++
7 6 (3.97%) PHP
7 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.31%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (27.15%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (21.85%) CCNP
3 20 (13.25%) Degree
4 19 (12.58%) CCNA
5 15 (9.93%) CCIE
6 6 (3.97%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.65%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) CCDP
9 2 (1.32%) CISA
9 2 (1.32%) CISM
9 2 (1.32%) CISSP
9 2 (1.32%) CRISC
9 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.66%) MCSA
10 1 (0.66%) MCSE
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
2 6 (3.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (22.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.64%) Firmware
4 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.65%) vCloud
7 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.66%) iptables
9 1 (0.66%) KVM
9 1 (0.66%) NFS
9 1 (0.66%) QEMU
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) SCCM
2 6 (3.97%) HP ALM
3 5 (3.31%) Ansible
3 5 (3.31%) Cacti
3 5 (3.31%) Nagios
4 4 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.99%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.32%) CASB
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) cPanel
7 1 (0.66%) Graphite
7 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Nessus
7 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.66%) SELinux
7 1 (0.66%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.66%) WSUS
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) Cisco
2 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.53%) VMware
3 28 (18.54%) F5
4 20 (13.25%) Palo Alto
5 17 (11.26%) Meraki
6 16 (10.60%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.61%) HP
8 11 (7.28%) Aruba
8 11 (7.28%) Juniper
9 10 (6.62%) Citrix
10 8 (5.30%) Google
10 8 (5.30%) Sophos
11 7 (4.64%) SAP
12 6 (3.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (3.97%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.97%) Remedy
13 5 (3.31%) Apple
13 5 (3.31%) Huawei