Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 193 204
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -40
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 112 159 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.19% 1.42% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.01% 9.59% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 132 144
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% -3.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £72,375 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,398 1,658 2,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 14.82% 14.78% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 1,251 1,764
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,375
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -5.56%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -10 69 £55,000 +18.92% 26
Buckinghamshire +11 23 £50,000 +24.67% 19
Oxfordshire +28 20 £42,240 +12.64% 20
Wireless
South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 64 (57.14%) Cisco
2 40 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (34.82%) Degree
4 37 (33.04%) Data Centre
5 35 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 31 (27.68%) Firewall
7 30 (26.79%) WAN
7 30 (26.79%) VMware
8 29 (25.89%) LAN
9 28 (25.00%) Presales
10 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (22.32%) C
12 22 (19.64%) Office 365
13 21 (18.75%) Windows
14 20 (17.86%) Firmware
14 20 (17.86%) MPLS
15 19 (16.96%) CCNP
15 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
16 18 (16.07%) CCIE
16 18 (16.07%) DNS
16 18 (16.07%) Unified Communications
17 17 (15.18%) C++
17 17 (15.18%) OSPF
17 17 (15.18%) NetApp
17 17 (15.18%) BGP
18 16 (14.29%) DHCP
18 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
18 16 (14.29%) Wireless Security
18 16 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching

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 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (1.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Office 365
2 15 (13.39%) Azure
3 6 (5.36%) AWS
4 5 (4.46%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.68%) Firewall
2 30 (26.79%) WAN
3 29 (25.89%) LAN
4 20 (17.86%) MPLS
5 18 (16.07%) DNS
5 18 (16.07%) Unified Communications
6 17 (15.18%) BGP
6 17 (15.18%) OSPF
7 16 (14.29%) DHCP
7 16 (14.29%) Wireless Security
8 15 (13.39%) VPN
9 14 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (10.71%) Network Security
11 11 (9.82%) Bluetooth
11 11 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
13 7 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
13 7 (6.25%) EIGRP
14 6 (5.36%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (5.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.89%) Appium
2 1 (0.89%) Ranorex
2 1 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 35 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.39%) Electronics
3 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 14 (12.50%) German Language
3 14 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 5 (4.46%) Finance
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 4 (3.57%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (14.29%) Architect
2 15 (13.39%) Firmware Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Telecoms Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Consultant
6 9 (8.04%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Presales Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Development Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Presales Solution Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.79%) COM
1 2 (1.79%) LDAP
1 2 (1.79%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.04%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.04%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.46%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (4.46%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.57%) IVR
6 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.68%) BYOD
6 3 (2.68%) Clustering
6 3 (2.68%) CMDB
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) Handset
6 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 15 (13.39%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.36%) Unix
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) CentOS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.79%) Android
8 2 (1.79%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Presales
2 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
3 14 (12.50%) Demand Generation
3 14 (12.50%) DNA
4 13 (11.61%) Migration
5 12 (10.71%) ITIL
6 11 (9.82%) Network Design
7 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.14%) Process Management
8 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (5.36%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (5.36%) Network Management
9 6 (5.36%) Secure Coding
10 5 (4.46%) Component Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (4.46%) ITSM
10 5 (4.46%) Line Management
10 5 (4.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) C
2 17 (15.18%) C++
3 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.04%) Embedded C
5 7 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (4.46%) SQL
7 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.79%) Java
7 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.89%) C#
8 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (34.82%) Degree
3 19 (16.96%) CCNP
4 18 (16.07%) CCIE
5 16 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 14 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
7 9 (8.04%) CCDP
8 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.36%) CCNA
9 6 (5.36%) DBS Check
9 6 (5.36%) JNCIS
10 5 (4.46%) HNC
11 3 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.79%) PhD
13 1 (0.89%) MCSE
13 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) DICOM
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (17.86%) Firmware
3 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) iptables
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.79%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (1.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) NLBS
8 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) vCenter Server
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.57%) vMotion
5 3 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.79%) SCOM
6 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.89%) Ansible
7 1 (0.89%) Graylog
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (57.14%) Cisco
2 30 (26.79%) VMware
3 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.18%) NetApp
5 14 (12.50%) Dell
5 14 (12.50%) EMC
6 11 (9.82%) Juniper
6 11 (9.82%) Meraki
7 8 (7.14%) F5
8 7 (6.25%) Brocade
9 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.46%) McAfee
11 4 (3.57%) Citrix
11 4 (3.57%) Ekahau
11 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.68%) Arista
12 3 (2.68%) Emulex
12 3 (2.68%) IronPort
12 3 (2.68%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds