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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 432 509 576
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +67
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 575 526 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 2.92% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 484 425 372
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.14%

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
15911 18017 20880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.93% 16.56% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13030 14970 16458
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +64 550 £43,500 +8.75% 57
London +29 155 £55,000 +12.24% 11
South East +47 120 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East of England +86 101 £45,000 +36.36% 15
South West +27 53 £34,500 +11.29% 6
Cambridgeshire +39 48 £57,000 +20.00% 8
North West +12 45 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Cambridge +39 36 £47,500 - 6
Hertfordshire +39 36 £42,500 +37.09% 5
West Midlands -29 30 £35,000 +7.69% 3
City of London +50 28 £77,500 +169.56% 3
Yorkshire +38 26 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +22 26 £45,000 +78.21% 1
Kent +24 23 £27,500 -31.25% 1
East Midlands +19 23 £35,000 -14.90% 4
Berkshire +4 23 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Manchester +14 21 £38,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey +20 20 £52,500 +27.27%
Hemel Hempstead +14 19 £37,500 +4.89% 2
West Yorkshire +25 18 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Wales +20 18 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Birmingham -16 16 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Gloucestershire -2 13 £34,500 -9.21% 1
Leeds +31 12 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Watford +14 12 £43,750 +45.83%
Cheltenham - 12 £38,750 - 1
Slough +23 11 £85,000 - 1
Exeter +17 11 £23,500 +14.63%
Devon +7 11 £23,500 +14.63%
Rochdale - 11 £60,000 -

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 408 (37.29%) Cisco
2 406 (37.11%) Firewall
3 390 (35.65%) LAN
4 361 (33.00%) Windows
5 347 (31.72%) WAN
6 275 (25.14%) Cisco Certification
7 257 (23.49%) Active Directory
8 229 (20.93%) VMware
9 226 (20.66%) Wireless
9 226 (20.66%) Telecoms
9 226 (20.66%) Microsoft
10 216 (19.74%) Windows Server
11 205 (18.74%) VPN
12 198 (18.10%) Linux
13 188 (17.18%) ITIL
14 184 (16.82%) CCNA
15 182 (16.64%) VoIP
16 179 (16.36%) CCNP
17 167 (15.27%) Degree
18 165 (15.08%) DNS
19 153 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 143 (13.07%) Data Centre
21 129 (11.79%) TCP/IP
22 128 (11.70%) SLA
23 124 (11.33%) MPLS
24 122 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
25 120 (10.97%) Office 365
26 117 (10.69%) MS Office
27 111 (10.15%) DHCP
28 107 (9.78%) Ethernet

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 98 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (2.93%) Apache
4 30 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 27 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.55%) IIS
8 17 (1.55%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.46%) Hubot
10 14 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.64%) nginx
13 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.37%) SAS
16 2 (0.18%) Drupal
16 2 (0.18%) JBoss
16 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 117 (10.69%) MS Office
2 68 (6.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.091%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.091%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (10.97%) Office 365
2 55 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
5 18 (1.65%) IaaS
6 16 (1.46%) Slack
7 10 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.46%) G Suite
11 4 (0.37%) SaaS
12 3 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.27%) Route 53
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 406 (37.11%) Firewall
2 390 (35.65%) LAN
3 347 (31.72%) WAN
4 226 (20.66%) Wireless
5 205 (18.74%) VPN
6 182 (16.64%) VoIP
7 165 (15.08%) DNS
8 129 (11.79%) TCP/IP
9 124 (11.33%) MPLS
10 111 (10.15%) DHCP
11 107 (9.78%) Ethernet
12 105 (9.60%) OSPF
13 98 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
13 98 (8.96%) SAN
13 98 (8.96%) VLAN
14 94 (8.59%) BGP
15 92 (8.41%) Internet
16 84 (7.68%) Network Security
17 80 (7.31%) 4G
18 70 (6.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.65%) MySQL
3 12 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.82%) Big Data
4 9 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
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
10 1 (0.091%) GIS
10 1 (0.091%) Ingres
10 1 (0.091%) OLTP
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (1.01%) JIRA
5 8 (0.73%) Subversion
6 5 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.46%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.27%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.18%) Selenium
8 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.091%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.091%) GCC
9 1 (0.091%) Xcode
General
1 226 (20.66%) Telecoms
2 89 (8.14%) Retail
3 83 (7.59%) Finance
4 31 (2.83%) Electronics
5 30 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.01%) Games
7 17 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 17 (1.55%) Back Office
7 17 (1.55%) Military
8 16 (1.46%) Marketing
9 12 (1.10%) Billing
9 12 (1.10%) Legal
10 10 (0.91%) Banking
10 10 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.73%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.55%) French Language
13 5 (0.46%) Front Office
14 4 (0.37%) Automotive
15 3 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 221 (20.20%) Network Engineer
2 111 (10.15%) Analyst
3 83 (7.59%) Support Engineer
4 75 (6.86%) IT Support
5 66 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 66 (6.03%) Support Analyst
6 57 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 48 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 46 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
9 45 (4.11%) Administrator
9 45 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 42 (3.84%) Systems Administrator
11 41 (3.75%) IT Engineer
11 41 (3.75%) Team Leader
12 40 (3.66%) Consultant
12 40 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
12 40 (3.66%) Software Engineer
13 39 (3.56%) Design Engineer
14 37 (3.38%) Developer
14 37 (3.38%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.47%) Web Services
2 24 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 14 (1.28%) Middleware
4 11 (1.01%) HTML
5 10 (0.91%) CSS
5 10 (0.91%) JSON
6 9 (0.82%) XML
7 8 (0.73%) AngularJS
7 8 (0.73%) LAMP
7 8 (0.73%) REST
8 7 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (0.55%) STL
10 5 (0.46%) .NET
10 5 (0.46%) Buildbot
11 4 (0.37%) Ajax
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.37%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.27%) SAML
12 3 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 61 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 50 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.29%) iPhone
6 30 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.38%) Blackberry
8 24 (2.19%) Statistics
9 23 (2.10%) iPad
10 21 (1.92%) Smartphone
11 20 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
12 18 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.55%) PKI
14 16 (1.46%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.19%) CCTV
16 12 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.10%) Handset
17 11 (1.01%) BYOD
17 11 (1.01%) Mathematics
17 11 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 361 (33.00%) Windows
2 216 (19.74%) Windows Server
3 198 (18.10%) Linux
4 122 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (8.32%) Windows 7
7 55 (5.03%) Android
8 54 (4.94%) Windows 10
9 50 (4.57%) Apple iOS
10 48 (4.39%) Windows 8
11 41 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (3.66%) Mac OS X
13 39 (3.56%) Unix
14 32 (2.93%) CentOS
15 28 (2.56%) Windows XP
16 21 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (1.74%) Windows CE
18 15 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (0.91%) Debian
19 10 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (17.18%) ITIL
2 106 (9.69%) Project Management
3 90 (8.23%) Network Design
4 83 (7.59%) Service Delivery
5 76 (6.95%) Software Engineering
6 66 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 62 (5.67%) Change Control
8 59 (5.39%) Configuration Management
9 57 (5.21%) Load Balancing
10 51 (4.66%) Incident Management
10 51 (4.66%) Mentoring
11 50 (4.57%) Presales
12 46 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (3.84%) Asset Management
14 39 (3.56%) Problem Management
14 39 (3.56%) Time Management
15 36 (3.29%) Cybersecurity
16 34 (3.11%) Business Continuity
16 34 (3.11%) Service Management
17 32 (2.93%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (8.68%) SQL
2 85 (7.77%) Python
3 84 (7.68%) C
4 79 (7.22%) C++
5 42 (3.84%) Bash Shell
5 42 (3.84%) Perl
6 31 (2.83%) Embedded C
7 28 (2.56%) Java
7 28 (2.56%) Ruby
8 22 (2.01%) MATLAB
9 20 (1.83%) C#
9 20 (1.83%) PHP
10 17 (1.55%) VC++
11 13 (1.19%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.91%) Tcl
13 9 (0.82%) Embedded C++
13 9 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.46%) Assembly Language
14 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 275 (25.14%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (16.82%) CCNA
3 179 (16.36%) CCNP
4 167 (15.27%) Degree
5 70 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 45 (4.11%) MCSE
8 30 (2.74%) CCSA
9 24 (2.19%) MCSA
10 23 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (1.92%) MCP
12 20 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.74%) CCDP
13 19 (1.74%) CCIE
14 17 (1.55%) CISSP
15 15 (1.37%) SC Cleared
16 13 (1.19%) CCSE
17 11 (1.01%) CCDA
17 11 (1.01%) MCITP
18 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (11.70%) SLA
2 33 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.74%) QA
5 16 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.37%) COBIT
6 4 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.37%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.27%) BS7799
7 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.18%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.091%) JTAG
9 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 257 (23.49%) Active Directory
2 153 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 38 (3.47%) Firmware
6 25 (2.29%) vSphere
7 23 (2.10%) XenApp
8 20 (1.83%) Docker
8 20 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (1.37%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.91%) NFS
12 7 (0.64%) Samba
12 7 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.46%) KVM
13 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.46%) XenServer
14 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.27%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (4.57%) Puppet
2 32 (2.93%) SCCM
3 26 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 26 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
4 22 (2.01%) Ansible
5 21 (1.92%) Nagios
6 20 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
8 17 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 17 (1.55%) OpenNMS
9 16 (1.46%) SCOM
10 15 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (1.28%) RANCID
12 13 (1.19%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (1.10%) Cacti
14 9 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.82%) vRealize
15 8 (0.73%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 408 (37.29%) Cisco
2 229 (20.93%) VMware
3 226 (20.66%) Microsoft
4 90 (8.23%) Juniper
5 86 (7.86%) CheckPoint
6 80 (7.31%) Palo Alto
7 77 (7.04%) F5
8 65 (5.94%) Citrix
9 45 (4.11%) Meraki
10 44 (4.02%) HP
10 44 (4.02%) SolarWinds
11 36 (3.29%) Avaya
12 35 (3.20%) Apple
12 35 (3.20%) Oracle
13 33 (3.02%) Mitel
14 32 (2.93%) Dell
15 27 (2.47%) Veeam
16 26 (2.38%) Google
17 24 (2.19%) Aruba
18 22 (2.01%) BT
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
IT Alliance Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% flex + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University Of Bristol
Salary: From £35,609 to £40,082 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus,28 Days Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Unruly
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago