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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 533 599 621
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +22
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 387 305 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.72% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 329 244 243
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%

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
18812 17742 21954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.07% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15287 13922 18246
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 26 January 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 January 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 +54 356 £34,000 -9.33% 68
London +38 130 £40,000 -11.11% 15
South East -13 98 £32,500 -13.33% 27
North West +2 41 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Surrey +19 40 £32,500 +25.00% 6
East of England -3 29 £40,000 - 7
City of London +12 27 £36,500 - 4
Manchester -3 27 £25,500 -7.27% 5
West Sussex +14 22 £35,000 -36.36% 1
West Midlands +1 22 £35,000 +45.83% 5
Edinburgh +17 20 £31,250 -8.08%
Scotland +11 20 £31,250 -22.36% 2
Greenwich - 17 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +5 13 £27,000 -16.92% 7
Hertfordshire -9 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Reigate - 13 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £40,000 -
Hampshire -11 12 £30,000 -35.69% 2
Berkshire -11 12 £51,875 +22.05% 14
Cheshire +1 11 £34,000 +4.61%
Birmingham -5 11 £35,000 +75.00% 1
South West -16 10 £26,500 -17.18% 2
Horsham - 10 £52,500 -
Essex -7 9 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Crawley - 9 £28,500 -
Wilmslow 0 8 £34,000 +4.61%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £27,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £27,500 -
North East - 8 £27,500 -
Farnham +11 7 £32,500 -

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 403 (48.32%) LAN
2 386 (46.28%) WAN
3 348 (41.73%) Cisco
4 334 (40.05%) Windows
5 307 (36.81%) Firewall
6 282 (33.81%) Microsoft
7 246 (29.50%) Active Directory
8 211 (25.30%) VPN
9 210 (25.18%) VMware
10 205 (24.58%) Cisco Certification
11 168 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 159 (19.06%) MS Exchange
13 157 (18.82%) CCNP
14 155 (18.59%) TCP/IP
14 155 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 152 (18.23%) Wireless
16 149 (17.87%) VoIP
17 141 (16.91%) SLA
17 141 (16.91%) MS Excel
18 140 (16.79%) Finance
19 134 (16.07%) Juniper
20 133 (15.95%) Windows 7
21 132 (15.83%) ITIL
22 131 (15.71%) MS Office
22 131 (15.71%) DNS
23 129 (15.47%) CheckPoint
24 127 (15.23%) Telecoms
25 125 (14.99%) Linux
26 112 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
27 110 (13.19%) MPLS

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 159 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 72 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 54 (6.47%) IIS
6 53 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 52 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (3.48%) Lync
9 22 (2.64%) Apache
10 13 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.56%) Moodle
11 11 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.60%) Node.js
13 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.48%) ejabberd
14 4 (0.48%) nginx
14 4 (0.48%) Zope
Applications
1 141 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 131 (15.71%) MS Office
3 24 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Line 500
3 2 (0.24%) BPCS
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.32%) Office 365
2 11 (1.32%) PaaS
3 10 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.84%) SaaS
5 7 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 403 (48.32%) LAN
2 386 (46.28%) WAN
3 307 (36.81%) Firewall
4 211 (25.30%) VPN
5 155 (18.59%) TCP/IP
6 152 (18.23%) Wireless
7 149 (17.87%) VoIP
8 131 (15.71%) DNS
9 110 (13.19%) MPLS
10 105 (12.59%) Ethernet
11 103 (12.35%) DHCP
12 91 (10.91%) Internet
13 85 (10.19%) OSPF
14 82 (9.83%) SAN
15 81 (9.71%) BGP
16 78 (9.35%) Network Security
17 77 (9.23%) VLAN
18 74 (8.87%) SNMP
19 70 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
20 64 (7.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.71%) MySQL
3 43 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (1.68%) Big Data
7 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.96%) CouchDB
11 7 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.60%) MS Access
12 5 (0.60%) Redis
12 5 (0.60%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.36%) FileMaker
14 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.32%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.08%) Mercurial
3 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.84%) GCC
5 6 (0.72%) Jasmine
5 6 (0.72%) Mocha
6 4 (0.48%) Emacs
7 3 (0.36%) Xcode
8 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.12%) Subversion
9 1 (0.12%) JIRA
9 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 140 (16.79%) Finance
2 127 (15.23%) Telecoms
3 67 (8.03%) Retail
4 59 (7.07%) Back Office
5 12 (1.44%) Games
6 11 (1.32%) Billing
6 11 (1.32%) Legal
6 11 (1.32%) Marketing
7 10 (1.20%) German Language
7 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.96%) Banking
9 6 (0.72%) Law
9 6 (0.72%) Advertising
9 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.72%) French Language
10 5 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.60%) Local Government
11 4 (0.48%) Electronics
11 4 (0.48%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 209 (25.06%) Network Engineer
2 113 (13.55%) Analyst
3 107 (12.83%) Administrator
4 94 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 80 (9.59%) Support Engineer
6 75 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
7 73 (8.75%) Support Analyst
8 64 (7.67%) IT Support
9 44 (5.28%) Field Engineer
9 44 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 37 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 33 (3.96%) Developer
12 32 (3.84%) Architect
13 27 (3.24%) Support Technician
13 27 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
13 27 (3.24%) Network Support
14 25 (3.00%) IT Support Analyst
15 23 (2.76%) IT Support Engineer
16 21 (2.52%) Network Architect
16 21 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.76%) Web Services
2 16 (1.92%) HTML
3 15 (1.80%) CSS
4 13 (1.56%) WAP
5 11 (1.32%) REST
5 11 (1.32%) JSON
6 10 (1.20%) HTML5
7 9 (1.08%) SAML
7 9 (1.08%) jQuery
7 9 (1.08%) OAuth
7 9 (1.08%) COM+
7 9 (1.08%) XML
8 7 (0.84%) CSS3
9 6 (0.72%) Ember.js
9 6 (0.72%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.48%) .NET
11 3 (0.36%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.36%) UIKit
12 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.67%) Blackberry
2 51 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.40%) iPad
6 18 (2.16%) Handset
7 17 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.92%) iPhone
8 16 (1.92%) EPoS
9 14 (1.68%) VLE
10 13 (1.56%) User Experience
11 12 (1.44%) PDA
12 11 (1.32%) CMDB
13 10 (1.20%) Replication
13 10 (1.20%) Clustering
14 9 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.08%) Smartphone
14 9 (1.08%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 334 (40.05%) Windows
2 155 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (15.95%) Windows 7
4 125 (14.99%) Linux
5 112 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (8.87%) Android
8 65 (7.79%) Windows XP
9 52 (6.24%) UNIX
10 47 (5.64%) Windows 8
11 38 (4.56%) Apple iOS
12 30 (3.60%) Mac OS X
13 26 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (2.52%) CentOS
15 19 (2.28%) Windows Phone
16 18 (2.16%) Ubuntu
16 18 (2.16%) Windows Vista
17 10 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (1.20%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (15.83%) ITIL
2 81 (9.71%) Project Management
3 78 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (4.68%) Network Design
4 39 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
5 35 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 30 (3.60%) PRINCE2
7 30 (3.60%) Incident Management
8 29 (3.48%) Configuration Management
8 29 (3.48%) Time Management
9 28 (3.36%) Asset Management
10 27 (3.24%) Network Management
10 27 (3.24%) Change Control
11 26 (3.12%) E-Commerce
12 24 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (2.76%) CRM
13 23 (2.76%) Change Management
13 23 (2.76%) Load Balancing
14 22 (2.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.95%) SQL
2 33 (3.96%) Bash Shell
3 31 (3.72%) Python
4 23 (2.76%) PHP
5 22 (2.64%) C
6 21 (2.52%) C++
7 15 (1.80%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 10 (1.20%) Ruby
10 8 (0.96%) Lua
11 7 (0.84%) Java
11 7 (0.84%) C#
12 6 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.36%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.36%) Perl
15 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 205 (24.58%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (18.82%) CCNP
3 94 (11.27%) CCNA
4 93 (11.15%) Security Cleared
5 86 (10.31%) SC Cleared
6 85 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 74 (8.87%) Degree
8 63 (7.55%) CCIE
9 52 (6.24%) MCP
10 41 (4.92%) CCSE
11 38 (4.56%) MCSE
12 30 (3.60%) MCSA
13 25 (3.00%) CCSA
14 20 (2.40%) MCTS
15 18 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (2.04%) MCITP
17 16 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (1.56%) CCDP
18 13 (1.56%) HP APS
19 11 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (16.91%) SLA
2 13 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.36%) QA
5 2 (0.24%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 246 (29.50%) Active Directory
2 168 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.76%) vSphere
5 22 (2.64%) XenApp
6 21 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.16%) Xen
8 12 (1.44%) Firmware
8 12 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.20%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.08%) Openswan
11 8 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.72%) XenServer
12 6 (0.72%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.48%) SpamAssassin
13 4 (0.48%) KVM
13 4 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (5.76%) OpenView
2 36 (4.32%) CiscoWorks
3 35 (4.20%) Backup Exec
4 25 (3.00%) SCCM
5 23 (2.76%) Puppet
5 23 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (2.04%) Nagios
7 17 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
8 14 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (1.08%) NetCrunch
9 9 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.84%) Nessus
11 6 (0.72%) WSUS
11 6 (0.72%) Cacti
11 6 (0.72%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.72%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.60%) SCOM
13 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 348 (41.73%) Cisco
2 282 (33.81%) Microsoft
3 210 (25.18%) VMware
4 134 (16.07%) Juniper
5 129 (15.47%) CheckPoint
6 107 (12.83%) HP
7 64 (7.67%) Citrix
8 44 (5.28%) Apple
9 36 (4.32%) Symantec
9 36 (4.32%) McAfee
9 36 (4.32%) NetApp
9 36 (4.32%) F5
10 31 (3.72%) Dell
11 27 (3.24%) Oracle
12 26 (3.12%) SolarWinds
13 25 (3.00%) Fujitsu
14 23 (2.76%) Remedy
15 21 (2.52%) BT
16 18 (2.16%) Mitel
16 18 (2.16%) Avaya
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £10 - £15 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £67500.00 per annum + bonus + car + pack
Posted: 5 days ago