The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 531 522 675
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +153
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 415 395 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 2.00% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 350 284 176
Average salary £36,000 £42,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.79% +6.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,175 £28,950 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,520 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 -22 387 £35,000 -17.64% 70
London -25 136 £34,000 -24.44% 17
South East -25 95 £35,000 -6.66% 26
East of England +10 70 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Hertfordshire -5 37 £51,000 +61.90% 3
City of London -3 33 £32,500 -23.52% 6
North West +5 28 £34,000 -51.42% 5
Berkshire +14 26 £33,500 -10.66% 9
West Sussex +11 26 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 22 £58,750 +86.50% 1
Yorkshire -25 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cheshire +6 18 £34,000 -51.42% 2
Hampshire +3 18 £49,000 +22.50% 6
Bedfordshire - 18 £27,500 -
Bedford - 18 £27,500 -
Wilmslow - 17 £34,000 - 2
Reading +15 13 £33,500 +3.07% 5
West Midlands +6 13 £27,000 -29.87% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 13 £35,000 +2.18% 1
North Yorkshire -1 13 £42,500 +18.05%
South West -15 13 £24,000 -15.78% 5
Birmingham +11 11 £27,000 -29.87% 1
Crawley +23 10 £25,000 -47.36%
Scotland -25 10 £36,895 +5.41% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Watford - 8 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 8 £65,000 -
Leeds - 8 £40,000 - 2
High Wycombe -2 7 £35,000 +16.66%

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 343 (39.79%) Windows
2 313 (36.31%) LAN
3 301 (34.92%) WAN
4 263 (30.51%) Cisco
5 249 (28.89%) Firewall
6 217 (25.17%) VPN
7 213 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 190 (22.04%) Active Directory
9 189 (21.93%) Wireless
10 176 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 169 (19.61%) DNS
12 168 (19.49%) DHCP
13 166 (19.26%) VMware
14 163 (18.91%) Windows 7
15 162 (18.79%) Cisco Certification
16 145 (16.82%) TCP/IP
17 133 (15.43%) Linux
18 130 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
19 129 (14.97%) Degree
20 126 (14.62%) Internet
21 124 (14.39%) CCNP
22 115 (13.34%) ITIL
22 115 (13.34%) Citrix
23 114 (13.23%) MS Office
24 112 (12.99%) Telecoms
25 110 (12.76%) Finance
26 108 (12.53%) SQL Server
26 108 (12.53%) MS Exchange
27 105 (12.18%) MS Excel
28 104 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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
1 108 (12.53%) MS Exchange
2 61 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (5.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 38 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 37 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (4.29%) Lotus Domino
6 35 (4.06%) IIS
7 33 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 22 (2.55%) Apache
10 14 (1.62%) Lync
11 10 (1.16%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.46%) Site Server
14 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.35%) nginx
14 3 (0.35%) WordPress
14 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 114 (13.23%) MS Office
2 105 (12.18%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) Simulink
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Line 500
4 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.18%) Office 365
2 12 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.04%) IaaS
5 5 (0.58%) SaaS
6 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 313 (36.31%) LAN
2 301 (34.92%) WAN
3 249 (28.89%) Firewall
4 217 (25.17%) VPN
5 189 (21.93%) Wireless
6 169 (19.61%) DNS
7 168 (19.49%) DHCP
8 145 (16.82%) TCP/IP
9 126 (14.62%) Internet
10 98 (11.37%) MPLS
11 97 (11.25%) SAN
12 93 (10.79%) Ethernet
13 66 (7.66%) VLAN
14 64 (7.42%) VoIP
15 61 (7.08%) Bluetooth
16 60 (6.96%) Network Security
17 55 (6.38%) OSPF
18 49 (5.68%) BGP
19 40 (4.64%) SNMP
20 36 (4.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.76%) MySQL
3 36 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.28%) Big Data
7 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.46%) MS Access
10 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.62%) Subversion
2 13 (1.51%) JIRA
3 11 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.93%) PVCS
4 8 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.81%) Xcode
5 7 (0.81%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.23%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.23%) Valgrind
6 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 112 (12.99%) Telecoms
2 110 (12.76%) Finance
3 56 (6.50%) Retail
4 52 (6.03%) Marketing
5 43 (4.99%) Electronics
6 37 (4.29%) Back Office
7 16 (1.86%) Publishing
8 12 (1.39%) Banking
8 12 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.39%) Law
9 9 (1.04%) Games
10 8 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.93%) Legal
11 7 (0.81%) Automotive
12 6 (0.70%) German Language
12 6 (0.70%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.70%) Billing
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 161 (18.68%) Network Engineer
2 86 (9.98%) Analyst
3 80 (9.28%) Support Engineer
4 67 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 65 (7.54%) Developer
6 63 (7.31%) Support Analyst
7 52 (6.03%) Administrator
8 48 (5.57%) Network Support
9 46 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
10 42 (4.87%) Project Manager
11 37 (4.29%) Desktop Support
12 35 (4.06%) IT Support
12 35 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
13 33 (3.83%) PC Engineer
13 33 (3.83%) PC Support
14 32 (3.71%) Architect
15 31 (3.60%) Software Engineer
16 29 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
17 28 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
18 27 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.02%) HTML
2 23 (2.67%) .NET
3 11 (1.28%) MFC
3 11 (1.28%) Software Packaging
4 10 (1.16%) CSS
5 8 (0.93%) Middleware
6 7 (0.81%) UIKit
7 6 (0.70%) Symfony
7 6 (0.70%) XML
8 5 (0.58%) Web Services
8 5 (0.58%) Java EE
8 5 (0.58%) Android SDK
9 4 (0.46%) WAP
10 3 (0.35%) Memcached
10 3 (0.35%) jQuery
11 2 (0.23%) iOS SDK
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Compact Framework
11 2 (0.23%) MDX
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.23%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 68 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 54 (6.26%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.52%) SecurID
5 35 (4.06%) Firmware
6 26 (3.02%) Smartphone
6 26 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.55%) PKI
8 19 (2.20%) Handset
8 19 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.86%) iPhone
9 16 (1.86%) PDA
10 14 (1.62%) iPad
11 10 (1.16%) Replication
11 10 (1.16%) EPoS
12 7 (0.81%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.81%) Social Media
12 7 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 343 (39.79%) Windows
2 176 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (18.91%) Windows 7
4 133 (15.43%) Linux
5 130 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (10.32%) Android
8 85 (9.86%) Windows 8
9 82 (9.51%) Windows XP
10 62 (7.19%) UNIX
11 51 (5.92%) Apple iOS
12 46 (5.34%) Windows Phone
13 39 (4.52%) Windows Phone 8
14 38 (4.41%) VMS
15 28 (3.25%) Mac OS
16 27 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (2.90%) Mac OS X
18 14 (1.62%) CentOS
19 12 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
20 11 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (13.34%) ITIL
2 75 (8.70%) Project Management
3 56 (6.50%) Network Design
4 41 (4.76%) Information Security
5 39 (4.52%) PRINCE2
6 35 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (3.94%) CRM
7 34 (3.94%) E-Commerce
8 32 (3.71%) Time Management
9 31 (3.60%) Network Management
10 26 (3.02%) Software Engineering
11 25 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (2.78%) Configuration Management
13 22 (2.55%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.55%) Service Delivery
13 22 (2.55%) Migration
14 21 (2.44%) Matrix Management
14 21 (2.44%) ITIL V3
15 20 (2.32%) Business Development
15 20 (2.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.44%) SQL
2 57 (6.61%) C
3 56 (6.50%) Python
4 49 (5.68%) C++
5 32 (3.71%) Perl
6 31 (3.60%) PHP
7 26 (3.02%) Java
8 22 (2.55%) Bash Shell
9 18 (2.09%) Embedded C
10 17 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.74%) C#
12 14 (1.62%) VB
13 12 (1.39%) Tcl
14 11 (1.28%) Assembly Language
14 11 (1.28%) JavaScript
15 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.93%) sed
16 8 (0.93%) Korn
16 8 (0.93%) Bourne shell
16 8 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 162 (18.79%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (14.97%) Degree
3 124 (14.39%) CCNP
4 104 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 87 (10.09%) CCNA
6 68 (7.89%) MCSE
7 39 (4.52%) Security Cleared
8 37 (4.29%) MCP
9 33 (3.83%) CCIE
10 31 (3.60%) MCTS
11 21 (2.44%) MCSA
12 18 (2.09%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.16%) NCDA
13 10 (1.16%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.70%) CCSE
16 5 (0.58%) ISEB
16 5 (0.58%) CISSP
16 5 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.80%) SLA
2 23 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.93%) QA
5 4 (0.46%) HL7
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 190 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 93 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (7.89%) vSphere
4 40 (4.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 40 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 40 (4.64%) XenApp
5 15 (1.74%) XenServer
6 14 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.39%) Xen
7 12 (1.39%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.93%) KVM
9 8 (0.93%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.81%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.70%) UAG
12 4 (0.46%) OpenSSH
12 4 (0.46%) Postfix
12 4 (0.46%) Samba
12 4 (0.46%) NFS
13 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (6.50%) Backup Exec
2 37 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
3 36 (4.18%) SCCM
4 14 (1.62%) OpenView
5 8 (0.93%) WSUS
5 8 (0.93%) YUM
5 8 (0.93%) ZABBIX
5 8 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.81%) SCOM
7 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.70%) Puppet
7 6 (0.70%) Nagios
7 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.46%) Scalr
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.46%) Cacti
9 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 263 (30.51%) Cisco
2 213 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 166 (19.26%) VMware
4 115 (13.34%) Citrix
5 70 (8.12%) CheckPoint
6 61 (7.08%) HP
7 60 (6.96%) Symantec
8 56 (6.50%) Apple
9 49 (5.68%) McAfee
10 40 (4.64%) Lotus
11 39 (4.52%) Juniper
11 39 (4.52%) Dell
12 37 (4.29%) Clearswift
13 27 (3.13%) BT
14 26 (3.02%) Oracle
15 25 (2.90%) Meru Networks
15 25 (2.90%) Red Hat
15 25 (2.90%) NetApp
16 23 (2.67%) Remedy
16 23 (2.67%) SolarWinds
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