The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 460 523 563
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +40
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 538 438 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 2.12% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 416 372 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,175 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,875 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in the UK

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in the UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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
England +78 505 £40,000 +14.28% 86
London +51 180 £50,000 +52.67% 21
South East +69 160 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East of England -9 60 £30,000 -36.84% 19
Berkshire +34 56 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Surrey +41 38 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West +1 34 £28,750 -15.44% 11
Yorkshire +1 28 £32,500 -18.75% 11
West Midlands 0 28 £32,500 +20.37% 6
Cambridgeshire +29 27 £36,000 -31.42% 14
Manchester +25 24 £30,000 +41.17% 7
City of London +16 23 £45,750 +40.76% 2
Hampshire +18 22 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire -23 22 £28,500 -43.00% 3
West Yorkshire +13 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Reading +3 18 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £50,000 +42.85%
Peterborough - 16 - -
Milton Keynes -2 15 £50,000 +8.10%
Slough +3 13 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Leeds +12 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South West -14 12 £45,000 +87.50% 3
Oxfordshire +12 11 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Birmingham -11 10 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Egham - 10 - -
Essex +1 9 £65,000 +176.59% 1
West Sussex -20 9 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Southampton +7 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £50,750 +125.55% 1
Sussex - 8 £40,000 -

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 443 (42.76%) Cisco
2 417 (40.25%) LAN
3 393 (37.93%) WAN
4 383 (36.97%) Firewall
5 337 (32.53%) Windows
6 317 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
7 291 (28.09%) Microsoft
8 256 (24.71%) Wireless
9 236 (22.78%) VPN
10 227 (21.91%) Active Directory
11 201 (19.40%) VoIP
12 196 (18.92%) DNS
13 180 (17.37%) CCNA
14 179 (17.28%) TCP/IP
14 179 (17.28%) VMware
15 172 (16.60%) Data Centre
16 171 (16.51%) CCNP
17 170 (16.41%) Linux
18 164 (15.83%) VLAN
19 159 (15.35%) ITIL
20 154 (14.86%) MS Excel
21 147 (14.19%) Windows 7
22 145 (14.00%) Degree
23 141 (13.61%) MS Office
24 138 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
25 131 (12.64%) Telecoms
26 130 (12.55%) DHCP
27 128 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
28 127 (12.26%) Project Management
29 118 (11.39%) Juniper

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 109 (10.52%) MS Exchange
2 48 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (4.34%) SharePoint
4 38 (3.67%) Lync
4 38 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (3.09%) Apache
6 31 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.03%) IIS
9 13 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.87%) JBoss
11 7 (0.68%) SugarCRM
11 7 (0.68%) nginx
11 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.39%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 154 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 141 (13.61%) MS Office
3 20 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) MS Project
6 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.39%) InDesign
6 4 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Line 500
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.98%) Office 365
2 59 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.35%) SaaS
5 12 (1.16%) PaaS
6 10 (0.97%) IaaS
7 6 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.48%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 417 (40.25%) LAN
2 393 (37.93%) WAN
3 383 (36.97%) Firewall
4 256 (24.71%) Wireless
5 236 (22.78%) VPN
6 201 (19.40%) VoIP
7 196 (18.92%) DNS
8 179 (17.28%) TCP/IP
9 164 (15.83%) VLAN
10 130 (12.55%) DHCP
11 118 (11.39%) MPLS
12 111 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
13 103 (9.94%) Internet
14 97 (9.36%) OSPF
15 95 (9.17%) SAN
16 93 (8.98%) BGP
17 90 (8.69%) Network Security
18 63 (6.08%) IPsec
19 59 (5.69%) Ethernet
20 58 (5.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.22%) MySQL
2 23 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.22%) OLTP
3 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (0.77%) Big Data
5 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.39%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.097%) DB2
10 1 (0.097%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.097%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 25 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.16%) Subversion
5 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.29%) GCC
6 3 (0.29%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.19%) Redmine
8 1 (0.097%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.097%) Mocha
General
1 131 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 101 (9.75%) Retail
3 67 (6.47%) Finance
4 44 (4.25%) Marketing
5 37 (3.57%) Advertising
6 20 (1.93%) Legal
6 20 (1.93%) Banking
7 19 (1.83%) Back Office
8 17 (1.64%) Electronics
8 17 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.25%) Automotive
10 11 (1.06%) Games
11 10 (0.97%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.87%) Billing
13 6 (0.58%) Swedish Language
13 6 (0.58%) Danish Language
13 6 (0.58%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 200 (19.31%) Network Engineer
2 99 (9.56%) Analyst
3 98 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 88 (8.49%) Architect
5 60 (5.79%) Administrator
6 58 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 55 (5.31%) IT Support
8 49 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
9 48 (4.63%) Support Analyst
10 46 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (4.15%) Field Engineer
12 37 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 35 (3.38%) Network Architect
14 33 (3.19%) Software Engineer
15 32 (3.09%) Developer
15 32 (3.09%) Technical Support
16 31 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
17 30 (2.90%) Project Manager
18 29 (2.80%) Support Technician
19 28 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.12%) 802.1X
2 42 (4.05%) Web Services
3 39 (3.76%) HTML
4 33 (3.19%) CSS
5 19 (1.83%) LAMP
6 17 (1.64%) Middleware
7 15 (1.45%) JSON
7 15 (1.45%) HTML5
7 15 (1.45%) REST
8 14 (1.35%) jQuery
8 14 (1.35%) .NET
9 12 (1.16%) Qt
10 11 (1.06%) XML
11 10 (0.97%) RESTful
11 10 (0.97%) CSS3
12 9 (0.87%) Laravel
12 9 (0.87%) Symfony
12 9 (0.87%) Flash
13 8 (0.77%) J2ME
13 8 (0.77%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 172 (16.60%) Data Centre
2 101 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
4 45 (4.34%) Blackberry
5 34 (3.28%) e-Health
6 32 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.90%) BYOD
8 28 (2.70%) iPhone
8 28 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.32%) Thin Client
9 24 (2.32%) EPoS
9 24 (2.32%) Fat Client
10 23 (2.22%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.54%) iPad
12 16 (1.54%) Device Driver
12 16 (1.54%) IPTV
13 12 (1.16%) Handset
14 10 (0.97%) PMI
14 10 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 337 (32.53%) Windows
2 170 (16.41%) Linux
3 147 (14.19%) Windows 7
4 128 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (10.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (9.46%) Windows 8
7 77 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (6.47%) Windows XP
8 67 (6.47%) Apple iOS
9 59 (5.69%) UNIX
10 46 (4.44%) Mac OS X
11 38 (3.67%) Android
12 36 (3.47%) CentOS
13 32 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 18 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.97%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.77%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (15.35%) ITIL
2 127 (12.26%) Project Management
3 65 (6.27%) Network Design
4 58 (5.60%) PRINCE2
5 55 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (4.73%) Load Balancing
6 49 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 46 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 42 (4.05%) Change Management
8 42 (4.05%) Software Engineering
8 42 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 39 (3.76%) Time Management
10 37 (3.57%) E-Commerce
11 35 (3.38%) Service Management
12 33 (3.19%) Problem Management
13 32 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (3.09%) Migration
14 30 (2.90%) CRM
14 30 (2.90%) Line Management
15 29 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 76 (7.34%) Python
2 64 (6.18%) SQL
3 59 (5.69%) C
4 55 (5.31%) Bash Shell
5 54 (5.21%) C++
6 32 (3.09%) Perl
6 32 (3.09%) PHP
7 29 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 28 (2.70%) Java
9 27 (2.61%) Ruby
9 27 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 15 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 14 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.97%) C#
13 9 (0.87%) PHP5
14 8 (0.77%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.58%) VB
16 4 (0.39%) VBA
17 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.097%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 317 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (17.37%) CCNA
3 171 (16.51%) CCNP
4 145 (14.00%) Degree
5 80 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (5.89%) CCIE
7 48 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 40 (3.86%) MCSE
9 34 (3.28%) CCDP
9 34 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (3.09%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.70%) CCSA
12 20 (1.93%) MCTS
12 20 (1.93%) CWNA
12 20 (1.93%) MCSA
13 19 (1.83%) PMI Certification
14 18 (1.74%) CISSP
15 16 (1.54%) MCP
16 14 (1.35%) JNCIA
16 14 (1.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.01%) SLA
2 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.68%) QA
4 6 (0.58%) COBIT
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) JTAG
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 227 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 138 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.28%) Firmware
5 24 (2.32%) vSphere
6 20 (1.93%) XenApp
7 14 (1.35%) XenServer
8 11 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.68%) Postfix
10 7 (0.68%) Varnish
11 6 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.58%) Squid
12 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.48%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.39%) Docker
14 3 (0.29%) pfSense
14 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
2 32 (3.09%) Puppet
3 30 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (2.41%) Backup Exec
6 19 (1.83%) Nagios
7 17 (1.64%) SCCM
8 14 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (1.16%) OpenView
10 9 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (0.68%) Kibana
11 7 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.58%) DameWare
12 6 (0.58%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.48%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.48%) WSUS
14 4 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 443 (42.76%) Cisco
2 291 (28.09%) Microsoft
3 179 (17.28%) VMware
4 118 (11.39%) Juniper
5 110 (10.62%) Citrix
6 93 (8.98%) CheckPoint
7 87 (8.40%) HP
8 76 (7.34%) F5
9 63 (6.08%) Apple
10 52 (5.02%) Dell
10 52 (5.02%) Avaya
11 37 (3.57%) Symantec
12 34 (3.28%) CA
13 30 (2.90%) SonicWALL
14 29 (2.80%) Meraki
15 28 (2.70%) Aruba
16 27 (2.61%) Google
16 27 (2.61%) McAfee
17 26 (2.51%) NetApp
18 25 (2.41%) Fortinet
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Morecambe, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 + bonus, pension, training, certifications
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago