Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 158 224
Rank change year-on-year +61 +66 -28
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 62 114 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.22% 1.58% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 7.57% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78 99 111
Median annual salary £42,000 £36,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.07% -23.96% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%

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 561 1,506 2,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.13% 20.84% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 1,134 1,505
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +59 34 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Hertfordshire +53 19 £44,000 +27.54% 3
Bedfordshire +45 5 £47,500 +102.13% 1
Essex +11 5 £45,000 +61.41% 14
Norfolk +7 2 £37,750 +19.84% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 42 (67.74%) Firewall
2 36 (58.06%) Cisco
3 34 (54.84%) WAN
3 34 (54.84%) LAN
4 28 (45.16%) Windows
5 26 (41.94%) VMware
6 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (38.71%) Azure
8 22 (35.48%) Internet
8 22 (35.48%) VoIP
9 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
9 21 (33.87%) Sophos
9 21 (33.87%) Windows Server
9 21 (33.87%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
10 20 (32.26%) Juniper
11 19 (30.65%) AWS
12 16 (25.81%) CCNA
12 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
13 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (22.58%) Network Security
14 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
15 13 (20.97%) Office 365
16 12 (19.35%) Network Management
16 12 (19.35%) JNCIA
16 12 (19.35%) VPN
17 11 (17.74%) CCNP
17 11 (17.74%) MPLS
17 11 (17.74%) WAN Optimisation
18 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity

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 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Azure
2 19 (30.65%) AWS
3 13 (20.97%) Office 365
4 10 (16.13%) Mimecast
5 5 (8.06%) OneDrive
6 4 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.23%) SaaS
8 1 (1.61%) Akamai
8 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (67.74%) Firewall
2 34 (54.84%) LAN
2 34 (54.84%) WAN
3 22 (35.48%) Internet
3 22 (35.48%) VoIP
4 14 (22.58%) Network Security
5 12 (19.35%) VPN
6 11 (17.74%) MPLS
7 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.90%) DNS
8 8 (12.90%) Junos
9 7 (11.29%) BGP
9 7 (11.29%) DHCP
10 6 (9.68%) Wireless
11 5 (8.06%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (6.45%) PBX
13 3 (4.84%) Cisco Wireless
14 2 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
14 2 (3.23%) Skype
14 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Field Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Network Field Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Administrator
4 10 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Installations Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support
8 4 (6.45%) PBX Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 10 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Handset
5 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (19.35%) Network Management
3 11 (17.74%) WAN Optimisation
4 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (8.06%) Decision-Making
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.84%) Presales
7 3 (4.84%) Project Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (3.23%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.23%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.61%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C
1 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) CCNA
3 12 (19.35%) JNCIA
4 11 (17.74%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) CCDP
6 7 (11.29%) JNCIS
7 4 (6.45%) MCSE
7 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.84%) Degree
9 1 (1.61%) ACCA
9 1 (1.61%) ACSA
9 1 (1.61%) ACSP
9 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.61%) LPIC
9 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.13%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (12.90%) VMware Server
6 5 (8.06%) vSphere
7 3 (4.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.61%) vRealize
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.87%) Sophos
4 20 (32.26%) Juniper
5 7 (11.29%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Meraki
6 5 (8.06%) SonicWALL
7 4 (6.45%) Panasonic
8 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) Aruba
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.61%) Arista
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
10 1 (1.61%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.61%) F5
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.61%) Zscaler