The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 448 490 573
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +83
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 583 553 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 3.03% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 507 440 374
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%

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
16241 18264 21126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 16.73% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13436 15156 16686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 560 £43,750 +9.37% 62
London +30 174 £50,000 - 18
South East -15 122 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East of England +46 81 £43,750 +45.83% 7
South West +46 59 £32,500 -7.80% 7
North West +26 48 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Hertfordshire +33 37 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 33 £57,000 +14.00% 3
Hampshire +17 33 £45,000 - 5
City of London +66 29 £77,500 +82.35% 4
West Midlands -16 28 £40,000 +23.07%
Yorkshire +32 26 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Surrey +26 26 £41,250 -13.15%
East Midlands +29 24 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Cambridge +23 23 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester +8 23 £44,000 +60.00% 3
Kent +32 21 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Watford +37 19 £45,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +21 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire -26 19 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Wales +16 17 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Basingstoke 0 16 £45,000 +63.63%
Leeds +34 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 14 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Bristol +25 12 £37,500 -50.00% 3
Gloucestershire +8 12 £47,500 +25.00% 1
Merseyside 0 12 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Rochdale - 12 £60,000 - 1
Exeter +10 11 £23,500 +30.55%
Devon +10 11 £23,500 +30.55%

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 415 (38.21%) Firewall
2 402 (37.02%) Cisco
3 379 (34.90%) LAN
4 370 (34.07%) Windows
5 341 (31.40%) WAN
6 279 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
7 258 (23.76%) Active Directory
8 252 (23.20%) Microsoft
9 231 (21.27%) Telecoms
10 229 (21.09%) VMware
11 224 (20.63%) Wireless
12 216 (19.89%) VPN
13 206 (18.97%) VoIP
14 198 (18.23%) Linux
15 196 (18.05%) Windows Server
16 195 (17.96%) ITIL
17 187 (17.22%) CCNA
18 185 (17.03%) CCNP
19 164 (15.10%) DNS
20 152 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 151 (13.90%) Degree
22 145 (13.35%) TCP/IP
23 134 (12.34%) Data Centre
24 130 (11.97%) MPLS
25 121 (11.14%) SLA
25 121 (11.14%) MS Exchange
26 119 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
27 118 (10.87%) Office 365
28 116 (10.68%) DHCP
28 116 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 121 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 43 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 26 (2.39%) Apache
5 23 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (1.57%) IIS
8 15 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.29%) Hubot
10 8 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.37%) SAS
11 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.28%) CMS
13 2 (0.18%) JBoss
13 2 (0.18%) nginx
13 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 113 (10.41%) MS Office
2 86 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.83%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 5 (0.46%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.092%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (10.87%) Office 365
2 51 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.84%) IBM Cloud
5 19 (1.75%) IaaS
6 14 (1.29%) Slack
7 12 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.74%) SaaS
11 6 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.55%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
13 3 (0.28%) Route 53
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.18%) PaaS
14 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 415 (38.21%) Firewall
2 379 (34.90%) LAN
3 341 (31.40%) WAN
4 224 (20.63%) Wireless
5 216 (19.89%) VPN
6 206 (18.97%) VoIP
7 164 (15.10%) DNS
8 145 (13.35%) TCP/IP
9 130 (11.97%) MPLS
10 119 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
11 116 (10.68%) DHCP
12 111 (10.22%) OSPF
13 101 (9.30%) Ethernet
14 99 (9.12%) Internet
15 97 (8.93%) VLAN
16 92 (8.47%) 4G
17 90 (8.29%) BGP
17 90 (8.29%) SAN
18 89 (8.20%) 3G
19 84 (7.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.57%) MySQL
3 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.83%) Big Data
4 9 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.18%) ActiveReports
9 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.092%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.092%) Ingres
10 1 (0.092%) OLTP
10 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.83%) Subversion
5 6 (0.55%) JIRA
5 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.37%) Android Studio
6 4 (0.37%) Gradle
7 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.18%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.18%) Selenium
9 1 (0.092%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.092%) CMake
9 1 (0.092%) GCC
9 1 (0.092%) Xcode
General
1 231 (21.27%) Telecoms
2 86 (7.92%) Retail
3 76 (7.00%) Finance
4 29 (2.67%) Electronics
5 23 (2.12%) Back Office
5 23 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.03%) Marketing
7 19 (1.75%) Games
8 17 (1.57%) Military
9 16 (1.47%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.20%) Billing
11 10 (0.92%) Banking
11 10 (0.92%) Legal
12 8 (0.74%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.74%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.55%) French Language
14 5 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Front Office
15 4 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 212 (19.52%) Network Engineer
2 118 (10.87%) Analyst
3 93 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 77 (7.09%) IT Support
5 63 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 58 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 55 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 53 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 51 (4.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 48 (4.42%) Developer
10 48 (4.42%) Team Leader
11 47 (4.33%) Project Manager
12 45 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
13 40 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 40 (3.68%) Design Engineer
14 39 (3.59%) Architect
14 39 (3.59%) IT Engineer
15 37 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
16 36 (3.31%) Administrator
16 36 (3.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.67%) Web Services
2 21 (1.93%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.20%) Middleware
4 12 (1.10%) RESTful
5 11 (1.01%) HTML
6 10 (0.92%) CSS
7 9 (0.83%) .NET
8 8 (0.74%) XML
9 6 (0.55%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.55%) JSON
10 5 (0.46%) HEVC
10 5 (0.46%) OAuth
10 5 (0.46%) REST
10 5 (0.46%) WPF
11 4 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.37%) LAMP
11 4 (0.37%) SAML
12 3 (0.28%) Ajax
12 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 54 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 32 (2.95%) iPhone
6 29 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.39%) Smartphone
8 24 (2.21%) iPad
9 22 (2.03%) IVR
10 19 (1.75%) Statistics
11 15 (1.38%) BYOD
12 14 (1.29%) CCTV
12 14 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.29%) Handset
12 14 (1.29%) PKI
13 13 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 12 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 370 (34.07%) Windows
2 198 (18.23%) Linux
3 196 (18.05%) Windows Server
4 116 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (7.55%) Windows 7
7 73 (6.72%) Android
8 57 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (5.16%) Windows 8
10 55 (5.06%) Apple iOS
11 54 (4.97%) Windows 10
12 43 (3.96%) Windows XP
13 39 (3.59%) Mac OS X
13 39 (3.59%) Unix
14 25 (2.30%) CentOS
15 22 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
16 20 (1.84%) Windows CE
17 16 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (1.10%) Mac OS
19 11 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (17.96%) ITIL
2 113 (10.41%) Project Management
3 91 (8.38%) Service Delivery
4 86 (7.92%) Network Design
5 83 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 58 (5.34%) Software Engineering
7 52 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (4.33%) Change Control
8 47 (4.33%) Configuration Management
9 45 (4.14%) PRINCE2
10 43 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 43 (3.96%) Presales
11 42 (3.87%) Load Balancing
12 39 (3.59%) Time Management
13 38 (3.50%) Network Management
14 37 (3.41%) Asset Management
14 37 (3.41%) Service Management
15 33 (3.04%) Business Continuity
15 33 (3.04%) Information Security
16 32 (2.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (8.38%) SQL
2 73 (6.72%) C++
3 72 (6.63%) Python
4 71 (6.54%) C
5 32 (2.95%) Perl
6 29 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 27 (2.49%) Ruby
8 26 (2.39%) Java
9 24 (2.21%) C#
9 24 (2.21%) Embedded C
10 22 (2.03%) PHP
11 18 (1.66%) MATLAB
11 18 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.57%) VC++
13 13 (1.20%) JavaScript
13 13 (1.20%) Tcl
14 8 (0.74%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.55%) VBScript
16 4 (0.37%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 279 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (17.22%) CCNA
3 185 (17.03%) CCNP
4 151 (13.90%) Degree
5 72 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (3.78%) MCSE
7 40 (3.68%) Security Cleared
8 27 (2.49%) MCSA
9 26 (2.39%) CCSA
10 25 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (2.12%) MCP
12 22 (2.03%) CCIE
13 20 (1.84%) CCDP
14 19 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (1.66%) CISSP
16 16 (1.47%) MCITP
17 14 (1.29%) CCSE
18 12 (1.10%) CCDA
18 12 (1.10%) SC Cleared
19 10 (0.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (11.14%) SLA
2 30 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.03%) ISO 9001
4 21 (1.93%) QA
5 15 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.28%) BS7799
7 3 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.28%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.18%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.092%) DICOM
9 1 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.092%) HL7
9 1 (0.092%) JTAG
System Software
1 258 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 152 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (6.63%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.14%) VMware ESX
5 34 (3.13%) XenApp
6 27 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
7 25 (2.30%) vSphere
8 24 (2.21%) Firmware
9 20 (1.84%) Docker
9 20 (1.84%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.83%) XenServer
12 6 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.37%) Xen
14 3 (0.28%) KVM
14 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (4.05%) Puppet
2 39 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 36 (3.31%) SCCM
4 29 (2.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (2.21%) Nagios
6 22 (2.03%) Ansible
6 22 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
7 19 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (1.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 17 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 17 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
9 17 (1.57%) Cacti
10 16 (1.47%) SCOM
11 14 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
12 13 (1.20%) OpenNMS
13 12 (1.10%) RANCID
14 11 (1.01%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.83%) vRealize
16 8 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 402 (37.02%) Cisco
2 252 (23.20%) Microsoft
3 229 (21.09%) VMware
4 89 (8.20%) CheckPoint
4 89 (8.20%) Juniper
5 75 (6.91%) Citrix
6 74 (6.81%) Palo Alto
7 71 (6.54%) F5
8 56 (5.16%) HP
9 48 (4.42%) Meraki
10 39 (3.59%) Aruba
11 36 (3.31%) Apple
11 36 (3.31%) Oracle
11 36 (3.31%) SolarWinds
12 34 (3.13%) Google
12 34 (3.13%) Veeam
13 31 (2.85%) Mitel
14 30 (2.76%) Avaya
15 26 (2.39%) Symantec
16 25 (2.30%) SonicWALL
Bradford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale
EMBS
Salary: Up to £35k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, 33 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% flex + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Family Lives
Salary: £20,492 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
hmv Retail Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £31,025
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nr. Newquay
King's Service Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Nr. Newquay
King's Service Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago