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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 453 514 574
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +60
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 552 441 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 2.12% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 444 373 254
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 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 28 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 +81 523 £40,000 +6.66% 80
London +32 185 £50,000 +33.33% 22
South East +69 157 £40,000 +8.10% 19
Berkshire +43 64 £35,000 - 4
East of England -28 50 £30,000 -31.42% 6
North West +13 40 £30,000 -11.76% 9
West Midlands +21 38 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Surrey +32 30 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Manchester +21 27 £27,500 +34.14% 5
City of London +15 27 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Yorkshire +24 26 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Reading +7 22 £42,500 +25.92%
Hertfordshire -37 21 £30,000 -40.00% 3
South West -12 19 £32,500 +35.41% 11
West Yorkshire +13 18 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 16 £50,000 -13.04%
Hampshire +8 15 £45,000 -10.44% 5
West Sussex -12 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire +10 11 £37,500 +1.35% 3
East Midlands +6 11 £41,132 +82.80% 1
Essex 0 11 £52,500 +123.40% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Sussex - 11 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 11 - -
Milton Keynes -13 10 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Leeds +14 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Birmingham +13 9 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Staffordshire +8 9 £32,000 +42.22%
Cheshire -2 9 £40,000 +11.88% 3
North Yorkshire 0 8 £31,250 -26.47%

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 459 (44.09%) Cisco
2 422 (40.54%) LAN
3 407 (39.10%) Firewall
4 406 (39.00%) WAN
5 331 (31.80%) Windows
6 323 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
7 285 (27.38%) Microsoft
8 260 (24.98%) Wireless
9 245 (23.54%) VPN
10 231 (22.19%) Active Directory
11 206 (19.79%) VoIP
12 202 (19.40%) DNS
13 198 (19.02%) VMware
14 193 (18.54%) CCNA
15 174 (16.71%) TCP/IP
15 174 (16.71%) Data Centre
16 171 (16.43%) Linux
17 167 (16.04%) CCNP
18 165 (15.85%) VLAN
19 164 (15.75%) ITIL
20 152 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 143 (13.74%) Degree
22 138 (13.26%) Windows 7
23 135 (12.97%) DHCP
24 134 (12.87%) MS Excel
25 128 (12.30%) Project Management
26 123 (11.82%) MPLS
27 121 (11.62%) Telecoms
27 121 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
28 120 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 114 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 46 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (3.17%) Apache
6 31 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (2.98%) Lync
7 24 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (1.83%) IIS
9 13 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.96%) JBoss
10 10 (0.96%) nginx
11 7 (0.67%) SugarCRM
11 7 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.38%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.29%) CMS
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 115 (11.05%) MS Office
3 14 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.38%) InDesign
5 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.19%) Line 500
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (6.82%) Office 365
3 26 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.44%) SaaS
6 13 (1.25%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.96%) PaaS
8 8 (0.77%) IaaS
9 6 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.19%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 422 (40.54%) LAN
2 407 (39.10%) Firewall
3 406 (39.00%) WAN
4 260 (24.98%) Wireless
5 245 (23.54%) VPN
6 206 (19.79%) VoIP
7 202 (19.40%) DNS
8 174 (16.71%) TCP/IP
9 165 (15.85%) VLAN
10 135 (12.97%) DHCP
11 123 (11.82%) MPLS
12 121 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
13 103 (9.89%) Internet
14 102 (9.80%) OSPF
15 99 (9.51%) SAN
16 98 (9.41%) BGP
17 92 (8.84%) Network Security
18 78 (7.49%) IPsec
19 56 (5.38%) Unified Communications
20 54 (5.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.40%) MySQL
3 23 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.21%) OLTP
4 13 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.96%) Big Data
7 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.38%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.19%) SQLite
11 1 (0.096%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.096%) DB2
11 1 (0.096%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.06%) Subversion
5 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.29%) GCC
6 3 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.19%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.19%) Redmine
7 2 (0.19%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.096%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.096%) Selenium
8 1 (0.096%) WebDriver
General
1 121 (11.62%) Telecoms
2 93 (8.93%) Retail
3 73 (7.01%) Finance
4 49 (4.71%) Marketing
5 37 (3.55%) Advertising
6 22 (2.11%) Back Office
7 20 (1.92%) Legal
7 20 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.92%) Banking
8 18 (1.73%) Electronics
9 17 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.25%) Games
11 12 (1.15%) Automotive
12 10 (0.96%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.58%) Danish Language
13 6 (0.58%) Dutch Language
13 6 (0.58%) Swedish Language
14 5 (0.48%) French Language
15 4 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (19.40%) Network Engineer
2 110 (10.57%) Support Engineer
3 107 (10.28%) Analyst
4 90 (8.65%) Architect
5 73 (7.01%) Administrator
6 64 (6.15%) IT Support
7 57 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 55 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 53 (5.09%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 41 (3.94%) Field Engineer
12 38 (3.65%) Developer
13 35 (3.36%) Support Technician
13 35 (3.36%) Network Support
13 35 (3.36%) Network Architect
14 34 (3.27%) Project Manager
15 33 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
17 27 (2.59%) Network Analyst
17 27 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.86%) 802.1X
2 46 (4.42%) Web Services
3 37 (3.55%) HTML
4 33 (3.17%) CSS
5 18 (1.73%) Middleware
5 18 (1.73%) LAMP
6 15 (1.44%) HTML5
7 14 (1.34%) JSON
8 13 (1.25%) jQuery
9 12 (1.15%) REST
10 11 (1.06%) .NET
11 10 (0.96%) RESTful
12 9 (0.86%) Qt
12 9 (0.86%) Symfony
12 9 (0.86%) XML
12 9 (0.86%) Flash
12 9 (0.86%) CSS3
12 9 (0.86%) Laravel
13 8 (0.77%) OpenAL
13 8 (0.77%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 92 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
4 39 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 30 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.88%) iPhone
6 29 (2.79%) e-Health
7 28 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.69%) BYOD
8 24 (2.31%) Fat Client
8 24 (2.31%) Thin Client
9 20 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.63%) iPad
11 16 (1.54%) IPTV
12 14 (1.34%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.06%) Handset
15 10 (0.96%) PMI
15 10 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
15 10 (0.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 331 (31.80%) Windows
2 171 (16.43%) Linux
3 138 (13.26%) Windows 7
4 120 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (10.37%) Windows 8
7 81 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (6.44%) Windows XP
9 57 (5.48%) UNIX
10 48 (4.61%) Apple iOS
11 46 (4.42%) Mac OS X
12 39 (3.75%) Android
12 39 (3.75%) CentOS
13 32 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (1.92%) Mac OS
14 20 (1.92%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.25%) Windows Vista
16 11 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.86%) Debian
18 8 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (15.75%) ITIL
2 128 (12.30%) Project Management
3 55 (5.28%) PRINCE2
3 55 (5.28%) Network Design
3 55 (5.28%) Load Balancing
4 54 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (4.61%) Service Delivery
6 47 (4.51%) Change Management
7 45 (4.32%) Mentoring
8 44 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (3.84%) Software Engineering
10 38 (3.65%) Migration
10 38 (3.65%) E-Commerce
11 37 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
12 35 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 35 (3.36%) Network Management
13 34 (3.27%) Service Management
14 32 (3.07%) Information Security
15 31 (2.98%) Problem Management
16 29 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (6.72%) Python
2 64 (6.15%) SQL
3 57 (5.48%) Bash Shell
4 55 (5.28%) C
5 53 (5.09%) C++
6 34 (3.27%) PHP
7 33 (3.17%) Perl
8 32 (3.07%) Java
9 28 (2.69%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.59%) Ruby
11 24 (2.31%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.15%) Embedded C
14 10 (0.96%) C#
15 9 (0.86%) PHP5
16 7 (0.67%) VB
17 6 (0.58%) Embedded C++
18 4 (0.38%) VBA
18 4 (0.38%) R
19 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 323 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (18.54%) CCNA
3 167 (16.04%) CCNP
4 143 (13.74%) Degree
5 72 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (5.96%) CCIE
7 38 (3.65%) Security Cleared
8 36 (3.46%) MCSE
9 33 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (2.98%) CCDP
11 22 (2.11%) SC Cleared
12 19 (1.83%) MCSA
12 19 (1.83%) CISSP
13 18 (1.73%) CWNA
13 18 (1.73%) CCSA
14 17 (1.63%) PMI Certification
14 17 (1.63%) MCTS
15 14 (1.34%) JNCIS
15 14 (1.34%) JNCIP
16 13 (1.25%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.07%) SLA
2 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.58%) COBIT
4 6 (0.58%) QA
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.096%) JTAG
8 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 231 (22.19%) Active Directory
2 152 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.55%) Firmware
5 27 (2.59%) vSphere
6 24 (2.31%) XenApp
7 17 (1.63%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.06%) XenServer
10 8 (0.77%) Postfix
11 7 (0.67%) Varnish
12 6 (0.58%) Squid
12 6 (0.58%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.38%) Docker
13 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.29%) Samba
14 3 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 32 (3.07%) Puppet
2 30 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.79%) CA Spectrum
4 21 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.92%) Nagios
6 19 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.25%) SCCM
8 11 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.67%) Kibana
10 6 (0.58%) OpenView
11 5 (0.48%) Casper Suite
11 5 (0.48%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.38%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 459 (44.09%) Cisco
2 285 (27.38%) Microsoft
3 198 (19.02%) VMware
4 115 (11.05%) Citrix
5 112 (10.76%) Juniper
6 82 (7.88%) CheckPoint
7 77 (7.40%) HP
8 71 (6.82%) F5
9 50 (4.80%) Dell
10 47 (4.51%) Avaya
10 47 (4.51%) Apple
11 38 (3.65%) Symantec
12 36 (3.46%) Google
12 36 (3.46%) Meraki
13 32 (3.07%) Riverbed
14 31 (2.98%) SonicWALL
15 29 (2.79%) NetApp
15 29 (2.79%) CA
16 28 (2.69%) Aruba
17 26 (2.50%) Fortinet
Chelmsford, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £26,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £48k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
WiFi SPARK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus pension and healthcare scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
JWResource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and other com
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call and overtime and other
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum (basic salary to £20k + Commission)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + stock options,
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Intapeople
Salary: 18k - 23k P/A
Posted: 4 days ago