Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 89 162
Rank change year-on-year -82 +73 +19
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 64 37 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 2.07% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 10.85% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 88
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,100
25th Percentile £30,000 £43,625 £30,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £55,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year -30.91% +50.68% -20.65%
75th Percentile £43,750 £58,125 £52,813
90th Percentile £63,750 £76,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.36% -1.11%

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 832 341 1,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.04% 19.05% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 512 266 1,078
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,864 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -51 41 £40,750 -25.91% 14
Hertfordshire -62 12 £28,500 -40.00% 4
Bedfordshire -16 7 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Essex -15 4 £34,500 -61.67% 4
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 35 (54.69%) WAN
2 35 (54.69%) Social Skills
3 34 (53.13%) LAN
4 29 (45.31%) Windows
5 28 (43.75%) Cisco
6 25 (39.06%) Microsoft 365
7 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 19 (29.69%) Azure
8 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (26.56%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (25.00%) Internet
11 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
12 13 (20.31%) Sophos
12 13 (20.31%) CCNA
13 12 (18.75%) Juniper
13 12 (18.75%) MPLS
13 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2019
14 11 (17.19%) Organisational Skills
14 11 (17.19%) JNCIA
15 10 (15.63%) ITIL
15 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
16 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (14.06%) Aruba
16 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (29.69%) Azure
3 8 (12.50%) AWS
4 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.69%) IaaS
6 2 (3.13%) PaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.56%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 35 (54.69%) WAN
3 34 (53.13%) LAN
4 16 (25.00%) Internet
5 12 (18.75%) MPLS
6 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (14.06%) DNS
6 9 (14.06%) VPN
7 8 (12.50%) Wireless
8 7 (10.94%) Broadband
8 7 (10.94%) Network Security
8 7 (10.94%) VoIP
9 6 (9.38%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.81%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.69%) SD-WAN
12 2 (3.13%) DHCP
12 2 (3.13%) SAN
12 2 (3.13%) WLAN
General
1 35 (54.69%) Social Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.13%) Electronics
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 16 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) IT Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) IT Support
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
5 4 (6.25%) EPoS
5 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.69%) CCTV
7 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) IVR
8 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2019
5 9 (14.06%) Linux
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
8 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.25%) Android
9 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (10.94%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (10.94%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.81%) Strategic Roadmap
6 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Server Building
6 4 (6.25%) Ticket Management
6 4 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) B2B
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) Python
2 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.31%) CCNA
3 11 (17.19%) JNCIA
4 7 (10.94%) JNCIS
5 5 (7.81%) CCNP
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCIE
7 2 (3.13%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) VCP6
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Cisco
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Sophos
4 12 (18.75%) Juniper
5 9 (14.06%) Aruba
6 8 (12.50%) VMware
7 7 (10.94%) HP
7 7 (10.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.69%) Apple
9 3 (4.69%) Meraki
9 3 (4.69%) Openreach
9 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.13%) SAP
11 1 (1.56%) AirMagnet
11 1 (1.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.56%) Ekahau
11 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.56%) NetApp