The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 87 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.25% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 1.45% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £65,000 £23,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+176.59% -47.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 207 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.58% 17.32% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 108 177 195
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,664 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Essex

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Essex

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 5 £65,000 -
Harlow - 3 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) WLAN
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) IP Telephony
5 5 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Brocade
6 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
7 3 (21.43%) Siemens
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) WLAN
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) Broadband
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) LAN Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior LAN Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) UAG
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 3 (21.43%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) AirMagnet
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) Motorola
5 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless