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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 475 552 559
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 512 438 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 2.13% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 391 378 288
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%

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
20279 20567 22238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 16.99% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16098 16278 17905
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 +75 470 £35,000 -6.66% 83
London +98 192 £37,500 -13.79% 23
South East +16 105 £36,000 +2.85% 27
East of England +7 62 £40,500 -10.00% 11
City of London +48 46 £37,500 -11.76% 6
North West -1 39 £24,500 +2.08% 6
West Midlands 0 29 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Surrey +33 27 £27,000 -28.00% 7
Hertfordshire +3 26 £27,000 -50.90% 6
Manchester -9 22 £24,500 +6.52% 3
Hampshire +2 21 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 21 £40,500 -10.00% 4
Berkshire -9 20 £38,750 -13.88% 11
Buckinghamshire +19 18 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Greenwich - 16 £28,500 -
Milton Keynes +6 15 £62,500 +108.33%
Cambridge -15 15 £40,500 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +13 14 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Birmingham -3 13 £32,500 +38.29% 4
Fareham +18 11 £62,500 +150.00% 1
South West -17 11 £25,000 -30.55% 3
North East +4 10 £27,500 -38.88% 1
West Sussex -12 10 £37,500 +25.00%
Reading -12 10 £68,750 +108.33% 6
Essex - 10 £50,000 -
Lancashire +9 9 £19,000 +4.82% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 9 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 9 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Hemel Hempstead -34 9 £22,000 -60.00%
Oxfordshire +17 8 £28,750 -11.53% 2

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 434 (48.06%) LAN
2 418 (46.29%) Cisco
3 409 (45.29%) WAN
4 357 (39.53%) Firewall
5 351 (38.87%) Windows
6 315 (34.88%) Microsoft
7 268 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
8 253 (28.02%) Active Directory
9 205 (22.70%) VPN
10 190 (21.04%) VMware
11 185 (20.49%) Wireless
12 184 (20.38%) TCP/IP
13 169 (18.72%) CCNP
14 167 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 165 (18.27%) MS Office
16 158 (17.50%) DNS
17 154 (17.05%) MS Exchange
18 152 (16.83%) MS Excel
18 152 (16.83%) Windows 7
19 150 (16.61%) VoIP
20 148 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 147 (16.28%) ITIL
22 137 (15.17%) CCNA
23 135 (14.95%) Juniper
24 134 (14.84%) CheckPoint
24 134 (14.84%) Linux
25 128 (14.17%) Telecoms
26 122 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
27 115 (12.74%) MPLS
27 115 (12.74%) VLAN

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 154 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 75 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 71 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 53 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (4.87%) Lync
7 34 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 33 (3.65%) IIS
9 16 (1.77%) Apache
10 14 (1.55%) Moodle
11 6 (0.66%) Node.js
12 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.33%) nginx
14 3 (0.33%) JBoss
14 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 165 (18.27%) MS Office
2 152 (16.83%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.78%) MS Project
6 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.33%) InDesign
7 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.22%) BPCS
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.09%) Office 365
2 35 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
5 9 (1.00%) SaaS
6 6 (0.66%) PaaS
6 6 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.55%) IaaS
8 3 (0.33%) Datadog
9 2 (0.22%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.22%) Yammer
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 434 (48.06%) LAN
2 409 (45.29%) WAN
3 357 (39.53%) Firewall
4 205 (22.70%) VPN
5 185 (20.49%) Wireless
6 184 (20.38%) TCP/IP
7 158 (17.50%) DNS
8 150 (16.61%) VoIP
9 115 (12.74%) VLAN
9 115 (12.74%) MPLS
10 108 (11.96%) DHCP
11 94 (10.41%) Ethernet
12 89 (9.86%) Internet
13 83 (9.19%) SAN
13 83 (9.19%) Cisco ASA
14 78 (8.64%) OSPF
15 76 (8.42%) SNMP
16 74 (8.19%) BGP
17 73 (8.08%) Network Security
18 71 (7.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.77%) MySQL
4 24 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.89%) Big Data
7 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.66%) FileMaker
8 5 (0.55%) OLTP
8 5 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.55%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.55%) CouchDB
8 5 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.33%) Redis
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.33%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.89%) Subversion
5 7 (0.78%) Mocha
5 7 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.33%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.22%) JIRA
9 2 (0.22%) GCC
9 2 (0.22%) Redmine
10 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (14.17%) Telecoms
2 80 (8.86%) Retail
3 79 (8.75%) Finance
4 37 (4.10%) Back Office
5 23 (2.55%) Advertising
6 22 (2.44%) Marketing
7 21 (2.33%) Legal
8 16 (1.77%) Electronics
9 13 (1.44%) Billing
10 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.89%) Banking
12 6 (0.66%) Automotive
12 6 (0.66%) French Language
13 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.55%) Law
13 5 (0.55%) Local Government
14 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.44%) Games
14 4 (0.44%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 212 (23.48%) Network Engineer
2 123 (13.62%) Analyst
3 99 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 74 (8.19%) Senior Network Engineer
5 71 (7.86%) Administrator
6 68 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 63 (6.98%) Field Engineer
8 59 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 57 (6.31%) IT Support
10 42 (4.65%) Architect
11 36 (3.99%) Technical Support
12 33 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (3.54%) Network Support
14 28 (3.10%) Security Engineer
14 28 (3.10%) Network Analyst
14 28 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (2.88%) Developer
16 25 (2.77%) Desktop Support
16 25 (2.77%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.54%) Web Services
2 28 (3.10%) HTML
3 21 (2.33%) CSS
4 16 (1.77%) HTML5
5 14 (1.55%) jQuery
6 13 (1.44%) CSS3
6 13 (1.44%) LAMP
7 11 (1.22%) WAP
8 8 (0.89%) .NET
8 8 (0.89%) REST
9 7 (0.78%) Ember.js
9 7 (0.78%) JSON
10 6 (0.66%) Ajax
10 6 (0.66%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.66%) RESTful
11 5 (0.55%) Symfony
11 5 (0.55%) Laravel
11 5 (0.55%) Middleware
11 5 (0.55%) XML
12 4 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.53%) Blackberry
3 36 (3.99%) Video Conferencing
4 31 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.77%) Client/Server
7 25 (2.77%) EPoS
8 19 (2.10%) e-Health
9 16 (1.77%) iPhone
9 16 (1.77%) BYOD
10 13 (1.44%) Handset
11 12 (1.33%) VLE
11 12 (1.33%) Open Source
12 11 (1.22%) CMDB
13 10 (1.11%) Telematics
13 10 (1.11%) PDA
14 9 (1.00%) IPTV
14 9 (1.00%) Fat Client
14 9 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 351 (38.87%) Windows
2 167 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (16.83%) Windows 7
4 134 (14.84%) Linux
5 122 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 70 (7.75%) Windows XP
9 66 (7.31%) Apple iOS
10 52 (5.76%) Android
11 42 (4.65%) UNIX
12 35 (3.88%) Mac OS X
13 28 (3.10%) CentOS
14 24 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.55%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.55%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.33%) Windows Phone
17 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.78%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (16.28%) ITIL
2 88 (9.75%) Project Management
3 52 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (4.98%) Problem Management
6 44 (4.87%) Time Management
7 37 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 35 (3.88%) Change Management
8 35 (3.88%) Network Design
9 34 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 34 (3.77%) Load Balancing
10 33 (3.65%) PRINCE2
11 30 (3.32%) Configuration Management
11 30 (3.32%) Network Management
11 30 (3.32%) Kalman Filter
12 28 (3.10%) E-Commerce
13 27 (2.99%) Software Engineering
14 25 (2.77%) Line Management
15 24 (2.66%) Mentoring
15 24 (2.66%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (9.52%) SQL
2 55 (6.09%) C
3 49 (5.43%) Python
4 43 (4.76%) C++
5 38 (4.21%) Bash Shell
6 22 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.10%) PHP
8 18 (1.99%) Perl
9 17 (1.88%) Ruby
10 14 (1.55%) Embedded C
11 11 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.11%) Java
12 10 (1.11%) C#
13 7 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.55%) Lua
15 5 (0.55%) PHP5
16 4 (0.44%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 268 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (18.72%) CCNP
3 137 (15.17%) CCNA
4 102 (11.30%) Degree
5 96 (10.63%) Security Cleared
6 88 (9.75%) SC Cleared
7 86 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (6.42%) CCIE
9 51 (5.65%) CCSA
10 37 (4.10%) MCP
11 36 (3.99%) MCSE
12 31 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (3.21%) MCSA
14 26 (2.88%) CCDP
14 26 (2.88%) CCSE
15 24 (2.66%) MCTS
16 19 (2.10%) HP APS
17 14 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (1.55%) JNCIA
18 13 (1.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (12.51%) SLA
2 12 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.00%) QA
4 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (0.44%) JTAG
5 4 (0.44%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 253 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 148 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.77%) Firmware
5 22 (2.44%) XenApp
6 16 (1.77%) XenServer
7 15 (1.66%) vSphere
8 12 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.89%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.66%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.66%) Openswan
12 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.44%) Docker
13 3 (0.33%) pfSense
13 3 (0.33%) Varnish
13 3 (0.33%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.33%) Samba
13 3 (0.33%) Postfix
13 3 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (4.54%) OpenView
2 39 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
3 26 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 25 (2.77%) SCCM
5 21 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
5 21 (2.33%) Nagios
6 20 (2.21%) Puppet
7 19 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.10%) CA Spectrum
8 10 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (1.11%) SCOM
9 9 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.89%) Cacti
11 7 (0.78%) Nessus
12 6 (0.66%) DameWare
13 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.55%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.55%) Ganglia
14 4 (0.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 418 (46.29%) Cisco
2 315 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 190 (21.04%) VMware
4 135 (14.95%) Juniper
5 134 (14.84%) CheckPoint
6 106 (11.74%) HP
7 74 (8.19%) Citrix
8 71 (7.86%) Apple
9 70 (7.75%) F5
10 42 (4.65%) Avaya
11 39 (4.32%) Dell
12 38 (4.21%) Symantec
12 38 (4.21%) NetApp
13 29 (3.21%) McAfee
14 25 (2.77%) Brocade
15 24 (2.66%) Remedy
15 24 (2.66%) Aerohive Networks
16 23 (2.55%) CA
17 22 (2.44%) WatchGuard
18 21 (2.33%) Nokia
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
networx
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Pension + 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Mint Velvet
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum £20k for 3 days per week needed
Posted: Yesterday
London
Major Players Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Commision & Other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago