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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 82 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 2.22% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
219 225 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.69% 20.85% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 180 194 174
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Toshiba
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Toshiba
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix