Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 119 171
Rank change year-on-year -33 +52 +45
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 60 61 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.26% 1.90% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 9.43% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 88
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,100
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.57% -7.89% -24.00%
75th Percentile £51,393 £45,938 £56,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 776 647 1,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.34% 20.14% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 492 507 1,163
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,375 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -33 37 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Essex +12 10 £43,500 -35.56% 3
Hertfordshire -26 9 £27,500 -20.29% 3
Bedfordshire -10 3 £41,500 +10.67% 1
Suffolk 0 1 £27,500 - 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 40 (66.67%) Firewall
2 34 (56.67%) WAN
3 33 (55.00%) LAN
4 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
5 26 (43.33%) Windows
6 25 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (41.67%) Social Skills
7 24 (40.00%) Cisco
8 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (30.00%) MPLS
9 18 (30.00%) Azure
10 17 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
11 16 (26.67%) Internet
12 15 (25.00%) CCNA
12 15 (25.00%) Organisational Skills
13 14 (23.33%) Sophos
14 12 (20.00%) Juniper
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
14 12 (20.00%) JNCIA
14 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
16 10 (16.67%) Windows 10
16 10 (16.67%) Wireless
16 10 (16.67%) VMware
17 9 (15.00%) VPN
18 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (30.00%) Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.67%) AWS
4 4 (6.67%) Google Play
5 3 (5.00%) IaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Alexa
7 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.67%) PaaS
7 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (66.67%) Firewall
2 34 (56.67%) WAN
3 33 (55.00%) LAN
4 18 (30.00%) MPLS
5 16 (26.67%) Internet
6 10 (16.67%) Wireless
7 9 (15.00%) VPN
8 7 (11.67%) SD-WAN
9 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.00%) DNS
9 6 (10.00%) Network Security
10 5 (8.33%) Broadband
11 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.67%) VoIP
12 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (5.00%) VLAN
13 2 (3.33%) DHCP
13 2 (3.33%) SAN
13 2 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (41.67%) Social Skills
2 15 (25.00%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.00%) EPoS
5 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.33%) CCTV
6 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) FMCG
7 1 (1.67%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (10.00%) Android
5 6 (10.00%) Linux
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.67%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) ITSM
3 8 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (11.67%) Project Delivery
4 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
5 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design
7 3 (5.00%) Server Building
7 3 (5.00%) Server Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Python
2 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.00%) CCNA
3 12 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 8 (13.33%) JNCIS
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) CCIE
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) MCTS
6 2 (3.33%) VCP6
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) PaperCut
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.00%) Cisco
3 14 (23.33%) Sophos
4 12 (20.00%) Juniper
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) Veeam
7 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.33%) Aruba
8 5 (8.33%) Google
8 5 (8.33%) HP
9 4 (6.67%) Avaya
9 4 (6.67%) BMC
9 4 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.00%) Apple
10 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.33%) ConnectWise
11 2 (3.33%) NetApp
11 2 (3.33%) Nimble Storage