The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 83 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.30% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Wi-Fi
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 160 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.78% 15.78% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 203
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bedfordshire region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 14 (70.00%) LAN
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 10 (50.00%) Lotus
3 10 (50.00%) Symantec
3 10 (50.00%) McAfee
3 10 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 10 (50.00%) VMS
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Android
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) MCSE
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 10 (50.00%) SecurID
3 10 (50.00%) vSphere
3 10 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 10 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) SAN
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Wireless
6 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (30.00%) SMS
6 6 (30.00%) 3GPP
6 6 (30.00%) SS7
6 6 (30.00%) 4G
6 6 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (25.00%) UMTS
7 5 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (25.00%) LTE
7 5 (25.00%) GSM
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Network Support
2 6 (30.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 10 (50.00%) SecurID
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (50.00%) VMS
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (50.00%) Android
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) MCSE
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 10 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Lotus
2 10 (50.00%) Symantec
2 10 (50.00%) McAfee
2 10 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 2 (10.00%) Mitel
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco