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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 487 542 587
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +45
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 471 391 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 2.05% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 326 246
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -16.87%

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
19580 19044 21505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.13% 16.86% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15597 15068 17331
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 £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 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 26 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 +56 435 £35,000 -6.66% 80
London +95 171 £37,500 -16.66% 18
South East +11 90 £38,000 +8.57% 27
North West +16 50 £25,000 +4.16% 10
East of England -11 50 £40,000 -11.11% 8
City of London +44 46 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Manchester +4 32 £24,500 +6.52% 4
Surrey +28 29 £36,000 +37.14% 6
West Midlands -5 27 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Greenwich - 21 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire +3 20 £32,000 -41.81% 4
Hampshire +6 17 £40,000 +39.13% 5
Berkshire -10 16 £51,875 +15.27% 13
South West -16 16 £25,500 -12.06% 6
Yorkshire +16 15 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 13 £40,500 -10.00% 3
Essex - 12 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +9 11 £70,000 +133.33%
Hemel Hempstead -24 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South Yorkshire +9 10 £24,150 -46.33%
Cheshire +1 10 £34,250 +5.38% 4
Cambridge -16 10 £34,500 -23.33% 3
Staffordshire - 10 £43,750 -
West Sussex 0 9 £42,500 +21.42%
North East 0 9 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Fareham +15 8 £62,500 +150.00% 1
Scotland -1 8 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 8 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Tyne and Wear -8 8 £27,500 -38.88% 4

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 432 (48.48%) LAN
2 418 (46.91%) WAN
3 410 (46.02%) Cisco
4 359 (40.29%) Windows
5 344 (38.61%) Firewall
6 309 (34.68%) Microsoft
7 263 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
8 256 (28.73%) Active Directory
9 208 (23.34%) VPN
10 200 (22.45%) VMware
11 181 (20.31%) Wireless
12 174 (19.53%) CCNP
13 173 (19.42%) TCP/IP
14 167 (18.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 166 (18.63%) MS Office
16 160 (17.96%) MS Exchange
17 159 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 155 (17.40%) Windows 7
19 154 (17.28%) MS Excel
20 153 (17.17%) VoIP
21 149 (16.72%) DNS
22 148 (16.61%) Juniper
23 143 (16.05%) CheckPoint
24 139 (15.60%) ITIL
25 129 (14.48%) Linux
25 129 (14.48%) CCNA
26 127 (14.25%) Telecoms
27 123 (13.80%) SLA
28 115 (12.91%) MPLS
29 114 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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
1 160 (17.96%) MS Exchange
2 73 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 54 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (5.05%) Lync
6 39 (4.38%) IIS
7 29 (3.25%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.80%) Moodle
9 7 (0.79%) Apache
10 6 (0.67%) Node.js
11 5 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.11%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.11%) Confluence
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.11%) CMS
13 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 166 (18.63%) MS Office
2 154 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.67%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) BPCS
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.06%) Office 365
2 16 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.67%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.67%) SaaS
5 6 (0.67%) PaaS
6 5 (0.56%) IaaS
6 5 (0.56%) Datadog
7 2 (0.22%) Yammer
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 432 (48.48%) LAN
2 418 (46.91%) WAN
3 344 (38.61%) Firewall
4 208 (23.34%) VPN
5 181 (20.31%) Wireless
6 173 (19.42%) TCP/IP
7 153 (17.17%) VoIP
8 149 (16.72%) DNS
9 115 (12.91%) MPLS
10 105 (11.78%) DHCP
11 104 (11.67%) VLAN
12 102 (11.45%) Ethernet
13 90 (10.10%) Internet
14 85 (9.54%) SAN
15 83 (9.32%) OSPF
16 80 (8.98%) SNMP
17 78 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
18 76 (8.53%) BGP
19 75 (8.42%) DSL
20 72 (8.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.25%) MySQL
4 27 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.01%) MariaDB
6 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 8 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.56%) Redis
8 5 (0.56%) Big Data
8 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.34%) OLTP
9 3 (0.34%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.11%) MS Access
10 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.79%) Jasmine
3 7 (0.79%) Mocha
4 6 (0.67%) GCC
5 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.56%) Subversion
5 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.22%) Redmine
9 1 (0.11%) JIRA
9 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 127 (14.25%) Telecoms
2 99 (11.11%) Finance
3 72 (8.08%) Retail
4 48 (5.39%) Back Office
5 19 (2.13%) Legal
5 19 (2.13%) Marketing
6 16 (1.80%) Electronics
7 14 (1.57%) Billing
8 12 (1.35%) Advertising
9 10 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.79%) Banking
11 6 (0.67%) French Language
12 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.56%) Games
12 5 (0.56%) Local Government
12 5 (0.56%) Automotive
13 4 (0.45%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 227 (25.48%) Network Engineer
2 109 (12.23%) Analyst
3 101 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 81 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 79 (8.87%) Administrator
6 67 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 66 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 62 (6.96%) Field Engineer
9 58 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 58 (6.51%) IT Support
10 34 (3.82%) Architect
11 33 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (3.48%) Desktop Support
12 31 (3.48%) Technical Support
12 31 (3.48%) Network Support
13 30 (3.37%) Security Engineer
14 26 (2.92%) Network Security Engineer
14 26 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (2.81%) Network Support Engineer
16 23 (2.58%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.47%) Web Services
2 20 (2.24%) HTML
3 17 (1.91%) CSS
4 12 (1.35%) HTML5
5 11 (1.23%) WAP
6 10 (1.12%) LAMP
6 10 (1.12%) jQuery
7 9 (1.01%) CSS3
8 8 (0.90%) REST
8 8 (0.90%) JSON
9 7 (0.79%) .NET
9 7 (0.79%) Ember.js
10 6 (0.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.67%) Ajax
11 4 (0.45%) COM+
11 4 (0.45%) Qt
12 3 (0.34%) Middleware
12 3 (0.34%) ODBC
13 2 (0.22%) SAML
13 2 (0.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.62%) Blackberry
3 42 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.69%) EPoS
5 24 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 23 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.68%) iPhone
7 15 (1.68%) e-Health
8 14 (1.57%) VLE
8 14 (1.57%) Handset
9 12 (1.35%) CMDB
9 12 (1.35%) Open Source
10 11 (1.23%) Telematics
10 11 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.12%) PDA
12 8 (0.90%) PKI
12 8 (0.90%) NHS
12 8 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 359 (40.29%) Windows
2 167 (18.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 155 (17.40%) Windows 7
4 129 (14.48%) Linux
5 114 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 112 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (8.19%) Apple iOS
8 72 (8.08%) Windows 8
9 67 (7.52%) Windows XP
10 54 (6.06%) Android
11 46 (5.16%) UNIX
12 33 (3.70%) Mac OS X
13 27 (3.03%) CentOS
14 24 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.80%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.35%) Windows Phone
17 10 (1.12%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
19 6 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (15.60%) ITIL
2 74 (8.31%) Project Management
3 57 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (5.16%) Time Management
5 43 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (4.38%) Problem Management
7 37 (4.15%) Network Design
8 36 (4.04%) Change Management
9 35 (3.93%) Load Balancing
10 34 (3.82%) Configuration Management
11 33 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
12 32 (3.59%) Asset Management
13 31 (3.48%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.37%) PRINCE2
15 29 (3.25%) E-Commerce
15 29 (3.25%) Network Management
16 27 (3.03%) Line Management
16 27 (3.03%) Software Engineering
17 24 (2.69%) Incident Management
18 23 (2.58%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 84 (9.43%) SQL
2 50 (5.61%) C
3 47 (5.27%) Python
4 41 (4.60%) C++
5 38 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 17 (1.91%) PHP
8 14 (1.57%) Ruby
8 14 (1.57%) Embedded C
9 12 (1.35%) Perl
10 11 (1.23%) Java
11 9 (1.01%) C#
12 8 (0.90%) Lua
12 8 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.79%) Embedded C++
13 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.34%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.22%) PHP5
17 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 263 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (19.53%) CCNP
3 129 (14.48%) CCNA
4 106 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 97 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 90 (10.10%) Degree
7 88 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 65 (7.30%) CCIE
9 51 (5.72%) CCSA
10 40 (4.49%) MCP
11 35 (3.93%) CCSE
12 34 (3.82%) MCSE
13 28 (3.14%) MCSA
14 24 (2.69%) MCTS
15 23 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (2.13%) CCDP
17 18 (2.02%) HP APS
18 15 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (1.57%) MCITP
19 14 (1.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (13.80%) SLA
2 11 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.56%) QA
3 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (0.45%) JTAG
4 4 (0.45%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (28.73%) Active Directory
2 159 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.92%) Firmware
5 18 (2.02%) vSphere
6 17 (1.91%) XenApp
7 15 (1.68%) XenServer
8 11 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.12%) Openswan
9 10 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.67%) iptables
12 4 (0.45%) Docker
12 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.34%) Samba
13 3 (0.34%) Squid
13 3 (0.34%) pfSense
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 49 (5.50%) OpenView
2 38 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 30 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
4 29 (3.25%) SCCM
5 26 (2.92%) Backup Exec
6 22 (2.47%) Puppet
6 22 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.02%) Nagios
8 15 (1.68%) CA Spectrum
9 14 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.12%) Cacti
12 9 (1.01%) SCOM
13 7 (0.79%) Ganglia
13 7 (0.79%) Nessus
14 6 (0.67%) DameWare
14 6 (0.67%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 5 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 410 (46.02%) Cisco
2 309 (34.68%) Microsoft
3 200 (22.45%) VMware
4 148 (16.61%) Juniper
5 143 (16.05%) CheckPoint
6 113 (12.68%) HP
7 67 (7.52%) Apple
8 65 (7.30%) Citrix
8 65 (7.30%) F5
9 42 (4.71%) NetApp
10 38 (4.26%) Dell
11 37 (4.15%) Avaya
12 32 (3.59%) Symantec
13 27 (3.03%) McAfee
14 26 (2.92%) Brocade
15 25 (2.81%) Remedy
16 21 (2.36%) Aerohive Networks
17 20 (2.24%) Aruba
18 19 (2.13%) 3Com
18 19 (2.13%) Nokia
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
ACS Performance
Salary: £21000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52-57k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus overtime and on call allowance
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Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago