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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 511 585 681
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +96
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 445 293 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 1.58% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 375 242 211
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%

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
20588 18498 22214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.38% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16296 14999 18186
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 2014 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 15 September 2014. 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 +65 403 £37,500 -16.66% 66
London +50 174 £37,500 -16.66% 22
South East -15 90 £35,000 -12.50% 16
East of England +42 77 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Hertfordshire +39 50 £42,500 +13.33% 3
City of London +38 41 £29,500 -30.58% 4
Hemel Hempstead +15 31 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West -9 31 £34,000 -53.10% 8
Berkshire +13 29 £42,500 -18.26% 10
Scotland -4 21 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Bedfordshire +8 19 £30,000 -6.25%
Edinburgh -1 18 £30,000 -14.28% 7
West Sussex - 17 £37,500 -
Cheshire -11 16 £34,000 -53.10% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Bedford - 12 £27,500 -
Reading +3 11 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Milton Keynes -5 11 £35,000 +45.83%
Hampshire -6 11 £50,000 +170.27%
Yorkshire -23 11 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Wales +2 10 £42,750 +31.53% 2
Wilmslow - 10 £34,000 - 4
Manchester -9 9 £20,500 -64.34% 3
Croydon - 9 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -15 8 £30,000 -40.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £37,000 - 2
Horsham - 8 £51,250 -
Watford - 8 £42,500 - 1
South West -17 7 £22,500 -26.22% 1
Leeds - 7 £40,000 - 2

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 353 (39.62%) Windows
2 350 (39.28%) LAN
3 331 (37.15%) WAN
4 275 (30.86%) Cisco
5 269 (30.19%) Firewall
6 257 (28.84%) VPN
7 239 (26.82%) Microsoft
8 208 (23.34%) Active Directory
9 183 (20.54%) VMware
10 182 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 175 (19.64%) Wireless
12 173 (19.42%) DNS
13 172 (19.30%) DHCP
14 166 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
15 165 (18.52%) TCP/IP
16 157 (17.62%) Windows 7
17 148 (16.61%) Finance
18 145 (16.27%) Linux
19 139 (15.60%) ITIL
19 139 (15.60%) Telecoms
20 127 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
21 126 (14.14%) SQL Server
22 125 (14.03%) CCNP
22 125 (14.03%) Internet
23 122 (13.69%) MS Exchange
24 119 (13.36%) MS Excel
25 118 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
26 116 (13.02%) MS Office
27 115 (12.91%) Degree
28 113 (12.68%) Citrix

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 122 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 65 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (5.95%) IIS
4 47 (5.27%) SharePoint
5 42 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 40 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 36 (4.04%) Apache
9 34 (3.82%) Lotus Domino
10 19 (2.13%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.91%) Lync
12 11 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.45%) Site Server
14 4 (0.45%) Zope
14 4 (0.45%) Plone
14 4 (0.45%) nginx
15 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 119 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 116 (13.02%) MS Office
3 24 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) Simulink
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Line 500
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.25%) Office 365
2 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.01%) IaaS
5 7 (0.79%) PaaS
6 4 (0.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 350 (39.28%) LAN
2 331 (37.15%) WAN
3 269 (30.19%) Firewall
4 257 (28.84%) VPN
5 175 (19.64%) Wireless
6 173 (19.42%) DNS
7 172 (19.30%) DHCP
8 165 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 125 (14.03%) Internet
10 109 (12.23%) VoIP
11 108 (12.12%) SAN
12 104 (11.67%) Ethernet
13 103 (11.56%) MPLS
14 81 (9.09%) Network Security
15 78 (8.75%) VLAN
16 64 (7.18%) OSPF
17 57 (6.40%) BGP
18 50 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (4.71%) WLAN
20 38 (4.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.63%) MySQL
3 39 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (2.36%) Big Data
7 12 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
9 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.79%) MS Access
10 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.67%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (1.80%) Mercurial
2 10 (1.12%) Subversion
2 10 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.79%) JIRA
5 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.56%) Xcode
6 4 (0.45%) PVCS
6 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.45%) Emacs
7 1 (0.11%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) CppUnit
General
1 148 (16.61%) Finance
2 139 (15.60%) Telecoms
3 72 (8.08%) Retail
4 41 (4.60%) Back Office
5 40 (4.49%) Marketing
6 18 (2.02%) Games
7 17 (1.91%) Banking
8 14 (1.57%) Electronics
9 13 (1.46%) Billing
9 13 (1.46%) German Language
10 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.01%) Multimedia
11 9 (1.01%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.90%) Law
13 7 (0.79%) Automotive
13 7 (0.79%) French Language
14 6 (0.67%) Legal
15 5 (0.56%) Publishing
16 4 (0.45%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 168 (18.86%) Network Engineer
2 106 (11.90%) Analyst
3 81 (9.09%) Administrator
4 75 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 74 (8.31%) Systems Administrator
6 72 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 57 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 50 (5.61%) Architect
10 47 (5.27%) Developer
11 46 (5.16%) IT Support
12 44 (4.94%) Network Support
13 34 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
14 33 (3.70%) Desktop Support
15 27 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
16 26 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 24 (2.69%) Software Engineer
17 24 (2.69%) PC Support
17 24 (2.69%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.58%) HTML
2 16 (1.80%) Web Services
3 13 (1.46%) XML
4 12 (1.35%) .NET
5 11 (1.23%) CSS
6 9 (1.01%) JSON
6 9 (1.01%) SAML
6 9 (1.01%) OAuth
6 9 (1.01%) REST
7 7 (0.79%) MFC
8 5 (0.56%) MSMQ
8 5 (0.56%) UIKit
8 5 (0.56%) Java EE
9 4 (0.45%) Symfony
9 4 (0.45%) COM+
10 3 (0.34%) WAP
10 3 (0.34%) Middleware
10 3 (0.34%) STL
10 3 (0.34%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.98%) Blackberry
2 68 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 65 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.04%) SecurID
6 27 (3.03%) iPad
7 25 (2.81%) Handset
8 21 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (2.02%) iPhone
9 18 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.68%) Replication
12 14 (1.57%) PKI
13 12 (1.35%) Clustering
14 11 (1.23%) Firmware
14 11 (1.23%) EPoS
14 11 (1.23%) PDA
15 10 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 8 (0.90%) User Experience
16 8 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 353 (39.62%) Windows
2 182 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (17.62%) Windows 7
4 145 (16.27%) Linux
5 127 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (9.09%) Android
8 78 (8.75%) Windows XP
9 72 (8.08%) Windows 8
10 68 (7.63%) UNIX
11 43 (4.83%) Windows Phone
12 37 (4.15%) VMS
13 36 (4.04%) Windows Phone 8
14 35 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 33 (3.70%) Apple iOS
16 28 (3.14%) Mac OS X
17 20 (2.24%) CentOS
18 17 (1.91%) Windows Vista
19 16 (1.80%) Mac OS
20 13 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (15.60%) ITIL
2 98 (11.00%) Project Management
3 76 (8.53%) Network Design
4 65 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 49 (5.50%) Information Security
6 45 (5.05%) Mentoring
7 44 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 44 (4.94%) CRM
8 40 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
9 36 (4.04%) Network Management
9 36 (4.04%) Incident Management
10 35 (3.93%) Service Delivery
11 33 (3.70%) Time Management
12 32 (3.59%) E-Commerce
13 29 (3.25%) Matrix Management
14 28 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (2.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.55%) SQL
2 34 (3.82%) Python
2 34 (3.82%) PHP
3 32 (3.59%) C++
4 29 (3.25%) C
5 24 (2.69%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.02%) Java
7 13 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.35%) Perl
8 12 (1.35%) VB
8 12 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.12%) Embedded C
9 10 (1.12%) C#
10 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.90%) AWK
11 8 (0.90%) Korn
11 8 (0.90%) Bourne shell
11 8 (0.90%) sed
12 7 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 166 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (14.03%) CCNP
3 115 (12.91%) Degree
4 106 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (9.32%) CCNA
6 73 (8.19%) MCSE
7 50 (5.61%) MCP
8 45 (5.05%) Security Cleared
9 32 (3.59%) CCIE
10 26 (2.92%) MCTS
11 25 (2.81%) MCSA
12 23 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (2.36%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.12%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.01%) CCSP
17 8 (0.90%) MCITP
17 8 (0.90%) NCDA
18 7 (0.79%) HP APS
18 7 (0.79%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.42%) SLA
2 20 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.90%) QA
5 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 208 (23.34%) Active Directory
2 118 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (6.51%) vSphere
4 38 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 38 (4.26%) XenApp
5 26 (2.92%) Xen
6 22 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.12%) VirtualBox
7 10 (1.12%) UAG
7 10 (1.12%) KVM
7 10 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.01%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.79%) XenServer
9 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.56%) OpenSSH
10 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.56%) NFS
10 5 (0.56%) Samba
10 5 (0.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 58 (6.51%) Backup Exec
2 35 (3.93%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (3.48%) SCCM
4 19 (2.13%) OpenView
5 11 (1.23%) WSUS
6 10 (1.12%) Nagios
6 10 (1.12%) Puppet
6 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.01%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (0.90%) YUM
9 7 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.45%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.45%) NetCrunch
12 4 (0.45%) Ansible
12 4 (0.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 275 (30.86%) Cisco
2 239 (26.82%) Microsoft
3 183 (20.54%) VMware
4 113 (12.68%) Citrix
5 85 (9.54%) HP
6 82 (9.20%) CheckPoint
7 73 (8.19%) Juniper
8 59 (6.62%) Symantec
9 56 (6.29%) McAfee
10 41 (4.60%) Apple
10 41 (4.60%) Oracle
11 39 (4.38%) Dell
11 39 (4.38%) Clearswift
12 37 (4.15%) Lotus
13 33 (3.70%) SolarWinds
14 32 (3.59%) Red Hat
15 27 (3.03%) Meru Networks
16 25 (2.81%) BT
17 23 (2.58%) F5
18 22 (2.47%) NetApp
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Van + OT + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stephenson Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago