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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 518 575 617
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +42
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 417 319 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 1.76% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 329 267 226
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.28%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 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 March 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 +84 393 £34,000 -6.84% 95
London +75 145 £35,500 -25.26% 18
South East -13 90 £37,500 +7.14% 32
North West +17 47 £28,000 +1.81% 7
East of England -4 42 £40,000 -4.76% 16
City of London +39 40 £36,500 -12.57% 6
Surrey +21 37 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Manchester +19 29 £24,500 +6.52% 2
West Midlands -20 29 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Berkshire -21 19 £63,750 +41.66% 16
Greenwich - 19 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire -2 17 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Hampshire -3 16 £30,000 +20.00% 3
South West -15 13 £25,500 -12.06% 10
Essex +5 12 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +1 12 £25,575 -18.16% 5
Scotland +5 11 £32,000 -15.23% 4
West Sussex +1 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Hemel Hempstead -16 11 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Edinburgh +10 10 £32,000 -5.88% 4
Staffordshire +6 10 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Cheshire -2 10 £34,000 +4.61% 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £24,150 - 1
Brentwood -5 8 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £34,000 -24.44% 6
North East - 8 £27,500 - 2
Stafford - 8 £52,500 - 1
Wilmslow +6 7 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Slough +2 7 £23,500 -47.77% 8
Farnham +1 7 £22,500 -

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 424 (48.85%) LAN
2 414 (47.70%) WAN
3 372 (42.86%) Cisco
4 363 (41.82%) Windows
5 319 (36.75%) Microsoft
6 311 (35.83%) Firewall
7 254 (29.26%) Active Directory
8 228 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
9 223 (25.69%) VPN
10 195 (22.47%) VMware
11 167 (19.24%) TCP/IP
11 167 (19.24%) MS Office
12 164 (18.89%) Wireless
13 163 (18.78%) VoIP
14 160 (18.43%) CCNP
14 160 (18.43%) Windows 7
15 159 (18.32%) MS Excel
16 157 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 156 (17.97%) MS Exchange
18 155 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
19 136 (15.67%) SLA
20 135 (15.55%) DNS
21 132 (15.21%) CheckPoint
22 130 (14.98%) ITIL
23 129 (14.86%) Telecoms
24 128 (14.75%) Linux
24 128 (14.75%) Juniper
25 120 (13.82%) HP
26 117 (13.48%) MPLS
27 114 (13.13%) Finance

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 156 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 63 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (5.76%) IIS
5 47 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 41 (4.72%) SharePoint
8 38 (4.38%) Lync
9 17 (1.96%) Apache
10 13 (1.50%) Moodle
11 11 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.69%) Node.js
12 6 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.35%) Zope
13 3 (0.35%) Plone
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.35%) ejabberd
13 3 (0.35%) nginx
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 167 (19.24%) MS Office
2 159 (18.32%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.58%) MS Project
6 3 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) BPCS
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.07%) Office 365
2 11 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
4 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.81%) SaaS
5 6 (0.69%) PaaS
6 5 (0.58%) IaaS
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.23%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 424 (48.85%) LAN
2 414 (47.70%) WAN
3 311 (35.83%) Firewall
4 223 (25.69%) VPN
5 167 (19.24%) TCP/IP
6 164 (18.89%) Wireless
7 163 (18.78%) VoIP
8 135 (15.55%) DNS
9 117 (13.48%) MPLS
10 105 (12.10%) Ethernet
11 95 (10.94%) DHCP
12 91 (10.48%) VLAN
13 85 (9.79%) OSPF
14 83 (9.56%) SNMP
15 79 (9.10%) Internet
15 79 (9.10%) BGP
16 75 (8.64%) Network Security
17 72 (8.29%) SAN
18 70 (8.06%) DSL
19 68 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.72%) MySQL
3 36 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.38%) Big Data
6 12 (1.38%) MariaDB
7 11 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.92%) CouchDB
9 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.58%) Redis
11 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.35%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.23%) MS Access
13 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.04%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.81%) Jasmine
4 7 (0.81%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.81%) GCC
4 7 (0.81%) Mocha
5 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.35%) Emacs
6 3 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 129 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 114 (13.13%) Finance
3 79 (9.10%) Retail
4 56 (6.45%) Back Office
5 17 (1.96%) Billing
6 15 (1.73%) Legal
7 13 (1.50%) Marketing
8 12 (1.38%) Electronics
9 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.92%) Advertising
11 7 (0.81%) German Language
12 6 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.69%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) Local Government
13 5 (0.58%) Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Automotive
14 4 (0.46%) Law
15 3 (0.35%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.35%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 213 (24.54%) Network Engineer
2 111 (12.79%) Analyst
3 100 (11.52%) Administrator
4 92 (10.60%) Support Engineer
5 85 (9.79%) Systems Administrator
6 78 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
7 71 (8.18%) Support Analyst
8 62 (7.14%) IT Support
9 57 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 51 (5.88%) Field Engineer
11 30 (3.46%) Security Engineer
12 29 (3.34%) Technical Support
13 28 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 27 (3.11%) Desktop Support
14 27 (3.11%) Network Support
15 26 (3.00%) Network Security Engineer
16 25 (2.88%) Developer
16 25 (2.88%) IT Support Engineer
16 25 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 24 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.96%) Web Services
2 14 (1.61%) HTML
3 12 (1.38%) WAP
3 12 (1.38%) CSS
4 11 (1.27%) HTML5
5 10 (1.15%) jQuery
6 8 (0.92%) CSS3
7 7 (0.81%) .NET
7 7 (0.81%) Ember.js
8 6 (0.69%) COM+
9 5 (0.58%) JSON
9 5 (0.58%) REST
10 3 (0.35%) ODBC
10 3 (0.35%) LAMP
10 3 (0.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.35%) Qt
11 2 (0.23%) OAuth
11 2 (0.23%) Ajax
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.60%) Blackberry
2 64 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (3.69%) EPoS
5 25 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.96%) iPad
9 14 (1.61%) iPhone
9 14 (1.61%) VLE
10 12 (1.38%) Handset
11 11 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.27%) CMDB
12 10 (1.15%) User Experience
12 10 (1.15%) PDA
13 9 (1.04%) Telematics
14 8 (0.92%) PKI
14 8 (0.92%) Clustering
15 7 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 363 (41.82%) Windows
2 160 (18.43%) Windows 7
3 155 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (14.75%) Linux
5 104 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (8.76%) Android
8 70 (8.06%) Apple iOS
9 69 (7.95%) Windows XP
10 60 (6.91%) Windows 8
11 56 (6.45%) UNIX
12 35 (4.03%) Mac OS X
13 21 (2.42%) Windows Vista
14 19 (2.19%) CentOS
14 19 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.84%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.73%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.92%) Solaris
18 7 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
19 6 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (14.98%) ITIL
2 81 (9.33%) Project Management
3 76 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (5.99%) Time Management
5 41 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (4.61%) Network Design
7 36 (4.15%) Kalman Filter
8 34 (3.92%) Change Management
9 32 (3.69%) Service Delivery
9 32 (3.69%) Problem Management
10 31 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 30 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 29 (3.34%) Load Balancing
12 29 (3.34%) Asset Management
12 29 (3.34%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.00%) Incident Management
14 25 (2.88%) Change Control
15 23 (2.65%) Business Continuity
16 21 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
17 20 (2.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.56%) SQL
2 39 (4.49%) Python
3 38 (4.38%) C
4 31 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.34%) C++
6 15 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.61%) PHP
8 12 (1.38%) Ruby
9 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 9 (1.04%) Java
10 9 (1.04%) C#
11 8 (0.92%) Lua
11 8 (0.92%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.69%) Embedded C++
12 6 (0.69%) Perl
13 3 (0.35%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 228 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (18.43%) CCNP
3 112 (12.90%) CCNA
4 96 (11.06%) Security Cleared
5 93 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 90 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (9.22%) Degree
8 62 (7.14%) CCIE
9 50 (5.76%) MCP
10 38 (4.38%) CCSE
10 38 (4.38%) CCSA
11 36 (4.15%) MCSE
12 28 (3.23%) MCSA
13 24 (2.76%) MCTS
14 21 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (2.30%) VCP4
16 18 (2.07%) HP APS
16 18 (2.07%) CCDP
17 15 (1.73%) MCITP
18 13 (1.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (15.67%) SLA
2 12 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.35%) QA
4 3 (0.35%) JTAG
4 3 (0.35%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (29.26%) Active Directory
2 157 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.53%) Firmware
5 20 (2.30%) vSphere
6 16 (1.84%) XenApp
7 13 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.38%) Xen
9 11 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.15%) Openswan
10 10 (1.15%) XenServer
11 8 (0.92%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.46%) Docker
12 4 (0.46%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.35%) Ceph
13 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.35%) SpamAssassin
13 3 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (5.88%) OpenView
2 33 (3.80%) CiscoWorks
3 32 (3.69%) Backup Exec
4 27 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (2.88%) SCCM
6 21 (2.42%) Puppet
6 21 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.07%) Nagios
7 18 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (1.04%) Cacti
10 8 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.81%) Nessus
11 7 (0.81%) SCOM
11 7 (0.81%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.69%) NetCrunch
12 6 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.69%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.58%) WSUS
13 5 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 372 (42.86%) Cisco
2 319 (36.75%) Microsoft
3 195 (22.47%) VMware
4 132 (15.21%) CheckPoint
5 128 (14.75%) Juniper
6 120 (13.82%) HP
7 66 (7.60%) Apple
8 63 (7.26%) Citrix
9 56 (6.45%) F5
10 36 (4.15%) Avaya
11 34 (3.92%) NetApp
11 34 (3.92%) Symantec
12 33 (3.80%) Dell
13 29 (3.34%) McAfee
14 28 (3.23%) Remedy
15 23 (2.65%) Brocade
16 20 (2.30%) Aerohive Networks
16 20 (2.30%) Nokia
17 19 (2.19%) Oracle
17 19 (2.19%) 3Com
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £63000 - £78000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £23k plus fully expensed company van, laptop and mobile phone +
Posted: 4 days ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago