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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 231 215
Rank change year-on-year +68 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 82 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.27% 3.26% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 67 39 41
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% +8.69%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 991 1473 1582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.05% 19.78% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1218 1217
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +60 63 £45,000 +2.85% 9
Hertfordshire +1 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Essex +16 5 £17,500 -61.32%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 68 (51.13%) C
2 61 (45.86%) Python
3 59 (44.36%) Wireless
4 58 (43.61%) C++
5 54 (40.60%) Degree
6 50 (37.59%) Bluetooth
7 49 (36.84%) Telecoms
8 47 (35.34%) Linux
9 34 (25.56%) Windows
10 31 (23.31%) LAN
10 31 (23.31%) WAN
10 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (23.31%) MATLAB
10 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
11 30 (22.56%) Firmware
12 29 (21.80%) Mathematics
12 29 (21.80%) Computer Science
13 27 (20.30%) Firewall
14 26 (19.55%) Cisco
15 25 (18.80%) CCNA
15 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
16 24 (18.05%) Perl
17 18 (13.53%) SLA
18 17 (12.78%) Internet
18 17 (12.78%) Change Control
18 17 (12.78%) Embedded Software Development
18 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
19 16 (12.03%) Internet of Things
19 16 (12.03%) Asset Management
20 15 (11.28%) DVB

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 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (44.36%) Wireless
2 50 (37.59%) Bluetooth
3 31 (23.31%) LAN
3 31 (23.31%) WAN
4 27 (20.30%) Firewall
5 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.78%) Internet
7 15 (11.28%) DVB
7 15 (11.28%) LTE
8 9 (6.77%) ZigBee
9 8 (6.02%) 802.11
9 8 (6.02%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.26%) VPN
11 6 (4.51%) ATM
11 6 (4.51%) Frame Relay
11 6 (4.51%) xDSL
12 5 (3.76%) VoIP
13 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (2.26%) Network Security
13 3 (2.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) CppUnit
2 2 (1.50%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 49 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.01%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (2.26%) Automotive
5 2 (1.50%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 27 (20.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 27 (20.30%) Software Engineer
3 23 (17.29%) Network Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Python Software Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 13 (9.77%) Firmware Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Lead Network Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) POSIX
2 8 (6.02%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.75%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.75%) WinForms
4 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.03%) Internet of Things
3 14 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (6.77%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.77%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.51%) ASIC
5 6 (4.51%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.51%) Smart Home
5 6 (4.51%) SystemC
5 6 (4.51%) Verilog
6 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) CCTV
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.34%) Linux
2 34 (25.56%) Windows
3 11 (8.27%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.77%) Android
5 7 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.51%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.26%) Fedora
8 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.50%) Unix
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
2 29 (21.80%) Mathematics
3 17 (12.78%) Change Control
3 17 (12.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
4 16 (12.03%) Asset Management
5 15 (11.28%) Digital Signal Processing
5 15 (11.28%) Incident Management
5 15 (11.28%) Problem Management
5 15 (11.28%) Signal Processing
6 12 (9.02%) ITIL
7 11 (8.27%) Computer Architecture
8 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.51%) FPGA Design
9 6 (4.51%) Linux Kernel Development
10 5 (3.76%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.01%) DevOps
12 3 (2.26%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.13%) C
2 61 (45.86%) Python
3 58 (43.61%) C++
4 31 (23.31%) MATLAB
5 24 (18.05%) Perl
6 10 (7.52%) Java
7 5 (3.76%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.26%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.50%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.50%) SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) C#
10 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (40.60%) Degree
2 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (18.80%) CCNA
4 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.02%) BC Cleared
6 11 (8.27%) CCNP
7 3 (2.26%) CCIE
7 3 (2.26%) CCSA
8 2 (1.50%) PhD
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (22.56%) Firmware
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Cisco
2 10 (7.52%) CheckPoint
2 10 (7.52%) HP
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.26%) Avaya
5 5 (3.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.26%) F5
7 2 (1.50%) Atmel
7 2 (1.50%) Nokia
7 2 (1.50%) Nortel
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.50%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.50%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) Cadence
8 1 (0.75%) Dell
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Juniper
8 1 (0.75%) QNX
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