Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 306 410 410
Rank change year-on-year +104 0 +90
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 421 909 1,175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.72% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 4.60% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 401 813 1,024
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £68,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6,881 19,740 22,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 15.64% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,533 15,366 18,229
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK 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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 October 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
London +149 165 £53,750 +19.44% 17
North of England +121 70 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Midlands +89 58 £42,500 -15.00% 9
South East +60 58 £47,500 +13.10% 17
Yorkshire +105 42 £47,500 +35.71% 6
South West +108 39 £47,500 +18.75% 16
West Midlands +80 39 £50,000 -4.76% 7
East of England +77 37 £47,500 +35.71% 15
North West +98 21 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +83 19 £36,250 -6.45% 2
North East +17 7 £55,000 +44.57% 1
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 213 (50.59%) Cisco
2 202 (47.98%) WAN
3 178 (42.28%) Firewall
4 172 (40.86%) LAN
5 147 (34.92%) Microsoft
6 127 (30.17%) Active Directory
7 124 (29.45%) Windows
8 120 (28.50%) Cisco Certification
9 114 (27.08%) Azure
10 108 (25.65%) Office 365
11 102 (24.23%) Wireless
12 89 (21.14%) VPN
13 87 (20.67%) DNS
13 87 (20.67%) VoIP
14 75 (17.81%) DHCP
14 75 (17.81%) CCNP
14 75 (17.81%) AWS
14 75 (17.81%) Network Security
15 73 (17.34%) VMware
16 70 (16.63%) BGP
17 69 (16.39%) Linux
18 67 (15.91%) OSPF
19 64 (15.20%) CCNA
19 64 (15.20%) Finance
20 57 (13.54%) Windows Server
21 54 (12.83%) Cisco ASA
21 54 (12.83%) Data Centre
22 50 (11.88%) CheckPoint
22 50 (11.88%) Python
23 49 (11.64%) TCP/IP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (6.41%) MS Exchange
1 27 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.18%) Skype for Business
3 13 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.66%) IIS
6 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) DNN
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (6.89%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.48%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 114 (27.08%) Azure
2 108 (25.65%) Office 365
3 75 (17.81%) AWS
4 41 (9.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (6.18%) GCP
6 23 (5.46%) Route 53
6 23 (5.46%) Slack
7 22 (5.23%) G Suite
8 14 (3.33%) Mimecast
9 11 (2.61%) IaaS
10 10 (2.38%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.19%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.19%) SaaS
12 4 (0.95%) GitHub
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.48%) Firebase
13 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.48%) PaaS
13 2 (0.48%) Smartsheet
14 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 202 (47.98%) WAN
2 178 (42.28%) Firewall
3 172 (40.86%) LAN
4 102 (24.23%) Wireless
5 89 (21.14%) VPN
6 87 (20.67%) DNS
6 87 (20.67%) VoIP
7 75 (17.81%) DHCP
7 75 (17.81%) Network Security
8 70 (16.63%) BGP
9 67 (15.91%) OSPF
10 54 (12.83%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (11.64%) TCP/IP
12 47 (11.16%) MPLS
13 46 (10.93%) Internet
14 36 (8.55%) Wireshark
15 29 (6.89%) IPsec
16 28 (6.65%) Skype
16 28 (6.65%) SNMP
17 27 (6.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (1.43%) GIS
4 5 (1.19%) MySQL
5 4 (0.95%) Power BI
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.48%) Redis
6 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.48%) Tableau
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.90%) JIRA
2 7 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.48%) Charles Proxy
4 2 (0.48%) Xcode
5 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 64 (15.20%) Finance
2 46 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.99%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.90%) Law
5 8 (1.90%) Marketing
6 7 (1.66%) Electronics
7 6 (1.43%) Back Office
7 6 (1.43%) Local Government
7 6 (1.43%) Retail
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Automotive
8 3 (0.71%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Military
8 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (32.07%) Network Engineer
2 56 (13.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (9.26%) Analyst
4 32 (7.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (6.41%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.18%) IT Engineer
7 24 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.23%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.28%) Wireless Engineer
10 17 (4.04%) IT Support
11 16 (3.80%) Developer
11 16 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
11 16 (3.80%) IT Manager
12 15 (3.56%) Network Analyst
12 15 (3.56%) Network Manager
13 14 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 13 (3.09%) Design Engineer
14 13 (3.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.56%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.09%) HTML
3 7 (1.66%) CSS
4 5 (1.19%) JSON
4 5 (1.19%) Node.js
5 4 (0.95%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.95%) REST
5 4 (0.95%) YAML
6 3 (0.71%) .NET
6 3 (0.71%) gRPC
6 3 (0.71%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) React
6 3 (0.71%) RESTful
6 3 (0.71%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.48%) Vue.js
7 2 (0.48%) Web Services
7 2 (0.48%) XML
7 2 (0.48%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.85%) Fibre Optics
4 12 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.14%) Clustering
5 9 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.43%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.19%) Replication
8 5 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.95%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.95%) iPhone
9 4 (0.95%) iSeries
9 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (29.45%) Windows
2 69 (16.39%) Linux
3 57 (13.54%) Windows Server
4 31 (7.36%) Windows 10
5 24 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.46%) Mac OS X
7 15 (3.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (3.09%) Android
9 12 (2.85%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.61%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.95%) SUSE
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Unix
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.24%) VMS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (9.74%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (9.26%) ITIL
4 38 (9.03%) Project Delivery
5 36 (8.55%) Network Management
6 32 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 30 (7.13%) Identity Management
8 28 (6.65%) Information Security
9 24 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.70%) Performance Analysis
9 24 (5.70%) Security Monitoring
10 23 (5.46%) B2B
11 21 (4.99%) Network Design
11 21 (4.99%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.75%) Computer Science
13 19 (4.51%) Project Management
14 18 (4.28%) DevOps
15 16 (3.80%) Change Management
16 15 (3.56%) Risk Management
17 14 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.88%) Python
2 33 (7.84%) C
3 28 (6.65%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.46%) C++
5 19 (4.51%) SQL
6 10 (2.38%) Go
7 8 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.66%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.43%) Java
9 6 (1.43%) VBScript
10 5 (1.19%) PHP
11 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.48%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.48%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) C#
13 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (28.50%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (17.81%) CCNP
3 64 (15.20%) CCNA
4 30 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (5.94%) CCDP
6 24 (5.70%) MCSE
7 19 (4.51%) Degree
7 19 (4.51%) JNCIA
8 18 (4.28%) JNCIS
9 14 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.09%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (2.61%) MCSA
12 9 (2.14%) CCIE
12 9 (2.14%) CISM
12 9 (2.14%) DBS Check
12 9 (2.14%) MCP
13 7 (1.66%) LPIC
14 5 (1.19%) CISSP
14 5 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.94%) SLA
2 21 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.04%) GDPR
4 6 (1.43%) NIST
5 4 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.71%) QA
6 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 127 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.13%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.18%) VMware Server
5 16 (3.80%) Firmware
6 12 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (2.61%) vSphere
8 10 (2.38%) XenApp
9 8 (1.90%) Docker
10 7 (1.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 32 (7.60%) Ansible
2 24 (5.70%) Nagios
2 24 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (5.70%) Puppet
3 23 (5.46%) SCCM
4 22 (5.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.19%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.19%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco CME
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.48%) Terraform
9 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) Graylog
9 1 (0.24%) Kibana
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 213 (50.59%) Cisco
2 147 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 73 (17.34%) VMware
4 50 (11.88%) CheckPoint
5 45 (10.69%) Meraki
6 42 (9.98%) Palo Alto
7 40 (9.50%) Fortinet
8 35 (8.31%) Juniper
8 35 (8.31%) Riverbed
9 32 (7.60%) Avaya
10 28 (6.65%) Citrix
11 17 (4.04%) Aruba
11 17 (4.04%) SolarWinds
11 17 (4.04%) Sophos
12 15 (3.56%) Dell
13 14 (3.33%) Infoblox
14 10 (2.38%) CommVault
14 10 (2.38%) HP
15 9 (2.14%) F5
15 9 (2.14%) Ruckus Wireless