The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 109 106 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 2.06% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,000 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Wi-Fi
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
411 388 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.91% 25.80% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 284 309 368
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,187 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (37.50%) GCC
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TETRA
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Genesys
3 2 (25.00%) Tcl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) DECT
3 2 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) DTV
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Simulink
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (12.50%) UPnP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) QA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (25.00%) DECT
2 2 (25.00%) GSM
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) TETRA
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) DLNA
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) UPnP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) GCC
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£25k
Posted: 26 days ago