Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 464 544
Rank change year-on-year -29 +80 +109
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 928 1123 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 3.67% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 854 950 818
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,581 £22,975 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 26638 30581 34788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 17.04% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 25241 28931
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in England.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -41 272 £51,250 +1.49% 13
South East +19 213 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North of England -7 152 £37,500 - 10
East of England -14 135 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -15 90 £35,000 +22.81% 9
North West -21 75 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Midlands -7 73 £40,000 +16.79% 5
Yorkshire +28 63 £29,000 -22.67% 2
West Midlands -7 44 £40,000 +10.34% 2
East Midlands +3 31 £40,000 +21.21% 3
North East +21 14 £23,250 -28.46% 1
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 359 (38.69%) LAN
2 339 (36.53%) WAN
3 328 (35.34%) Windows
4 318 (34.27%) Firewall
5 306 (32.97%) Cisco
6 251 (27.05%) Microsoft
7 239 (25.75%) Active Directory
8 212 (22.84%) VPN
9 211 (22.74%) Cisco Certification
10 200 (21.55%) Wireless
11 161 (17.35%) ITIL
12 160 (17.24%) VoIP
12 160 (17.24%) Degree
13 159 (17.13%) Windows Server
14 153 (16.49%) TCP/IP
15 151 (16.27%) VMware
16 145 (15.63%) Office 365
17 134 (14.44%) Linux
18 127 (13.69%) C
19 126 (13.58%) DNS
20 124 (13.36%) Data Centre
21 119 (12.82%) MPLS
22 116 (12.50%) Juniper
23 114 (12.28%) Telecoms
24 112 (12.07%) CCNP
24 112 (12.07%) MS Exchange
25 109 (11.75%) BGP
26 108 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
27 107 (11.53%) DHCP
28 104 (11.21%) Windows 7

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
1 112 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 47 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.74%) Skype for Business
4 41 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.05%) IIS
7 13 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.97%) SAS
9 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.65%) Confluence
11 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.22%) Apache
13 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.11%) Drupal
14 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
14 1 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 102 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.43%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.86%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.22%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.22%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.22%) Workfront
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 145 (15.63%) Office 365
2 77 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.16%) SaaS
5 17 (1.83%) IaaS
6 10 (1.08%) PaaS
7 9 (0.97%) Slack
7 9 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.86%) Dropbox
9 7 (0.75%) G Suite
9 7 (0.75%) GitHub
10 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.32%) Akamai
11 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.32%) Yammer
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 359 (38.69%) LAN
2 339 (36.53%) WAN
3 318 (34.27%) Firewall
4 212 (22.84%) VPN
5 200 (21.55%) Wireless
6 160 (17.24%) VoIP
7 153 (16.49%) TCP/IP
8 126 (13.58%) DNS
9 119 (12.82%) MPLS
10 109 (11.75%) BGP
11 107 (11.53%) DHCP
12 103 (11.10%) VLAN
13 94 (10.13%) OSPF
14 80 (8.62%) Internet
15 79 (8.51%) Bluetooth
16 75 (8.08%) SAN
17 69 (7.44%) Cisco ASA
18 68 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 68 (7.33%) Unified Communications
19 67 (7.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (1.51%) NoSQL
4 13 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (0.97%) MySQL
6 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.54%) Big Data
8 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.22%) MS Access
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.11%) Power BI
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.19%) Subversion
4 10 (1.08%) JIRA
5 7 (0.75%) IntelliJ
5 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.54%) Xcode
7 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.43%) Geb
7 4 (0.43%) JMeter
7 4 (0.43%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.43%) Robot Framework
7 4 (0.43%) Selenium
7 4 (0.43%) TestRail
7 4 (0.43%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.32%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.32%) Gradle
8 3 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 114 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 94 (10.13%) Finance
3 66 (7.11%) Electronics
4 34 (3.66%) Retail
5 28 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.16%) Marketing
7 11 (1.19%) Banking
8 10 (1.08%) Back Office
9 9 (0.97%) Advertising
9 9 (0.97%) Military
10 8 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.75%) Games
12 6 (0.65%) Law
13 5 (0.54%) Automotive
13 5 (0.54%) Local Government
13 5 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 194 (20.91%) Network Engineer
2 98 (10.56%) Support Engineer
3 80 (8.62%) Analyst
4 65 (7.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 61 (6.57%) IT Support
6 60 (6.47%) Embedded Engineer
7 56 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 48 (5.17%) Developer
9 47 (5.06%) IT Engineer
10 44 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 44 (4.74%) Architect
11 41 (4.42%) Software Engineer
12 40 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (4.09%) Project Manager
14 37 (3.99%) Embedded C Engineer
14 37 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
15 35 (3.77%) Consultant
16 34 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 34 (3.66%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.96%) 802.1X
2 29 (3.13%) JSON
2 29 (3.13%) REST
3 13 (1.40%) Memcached
3 13 (1.40%) XMPP
4 10 (1.08%) .NET
5 7 (0.75%) XML
6 6 (0.65%) HTML
6 6 (0.65%) Middleware
6 6 (0.65%) Web Services
7 5 (0.54%) Entity Framework
7 5 (0.54%) iOS SDK
8 4 (0.43%) Symfony
9 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.32%) Android SDK
9 3 (0.32%) Laravel
9 3 (0.32%) React
9 3 (0.32%) React Native
9 3 (0.32%) UIKit
10 2 (0.22%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (13.36%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 68 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.17%) Driving Licence
5 40 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
6 31 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.23%) Smart Home
8 22 (2.37%) CCTV
9 20 (2.16%) PKI
9 20 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.94%) EPoS
11 17 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.83%) PMI
11 17 (1.83%) User Experience
12 15 (1.62%) Blackberry
12 15 (1.62%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.29%) Replication
13 12 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 328 (35.34%) Windows
2 159 (17.13%) Windows Server
3 134 (14.44%) Linux
4 108 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (11.21%) Windows 10
5 104 (11.21%) Windows 7
6 85 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (5.82%) Apple iOS
8 48 (5.17%) Android
9 38 (4.09%) Unix
10 31 (3.34%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.86%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.65%) CentOS
16 6 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (17.35%) ITIL
2 82 (8.84%) Change Management
3 78 (8.41%) Project Management
4 74 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (7.54%) Load Balancing
6 67 (7.22%) Software Engineering
7 61 (6.57%) Network Design
8 48 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 48 (5.17%) PRINCE2
9 44 (4.74%) Problem Management
10 43 (4.63%) DevOps
11 42 (4.53%) Configuration Management
11 42 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (4.42%) Information Security
13 40 (4.31%) Incident Management
14 39 (4.20%) Presales
14 39 (4.20%) Test Automation
15 37 (3.99%) Service Delivery
16 36 (3.88%) Network Management
17 35 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 127 (13.69%) C
2 93 (10.02%) Python
3 85 (9.16%) C++
4 58 (6.25%) SQL
5 40 (4.31%) Embedded C
6 29 (3.13%) Java
7 28 (3.02%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.94%) C#
9 14 (1.51%) Ruby
10 13 (1.40%) Assembly Language
10 13 (1.40%) Perl
11 10 (1.08%) VBScript
12 9 (0.97%) PHP
13 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.86%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.65%) ANSI C
14 6 (0.65%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.65%) VB
15 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 211 (22.74%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (17.24%) Degree
3 112 (12.07%) CCNP
4 102 (10.99%) CCNA
5 56 (6.03%) CCIE
6 50 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 43 (4.63%) SC Cleared
9 39 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (3.02%) MCSA
11 25 (2.69%) JNCIP
12 24 (2.59%) MCSE
13 23 (2.48%) MCP
14 22 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 19 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (1.83%) CCSE
16 17 (1.83%) PMI Certification
17 15 (1.62%) CCDP
17 15 (1.62%) CWNA
18 13 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.05%) SLA
2 48 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 30 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.86%) QA
7 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.32%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.32%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.11%) DO-254
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.11%) MISRA
10 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 239 (25.75%) Active Directory
2 94 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.57%) Firmware
4 51 (5.50%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.80%) vSphere
6 25 (2.69%) Terminal Services
7 20 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.72%) Docker
9 14 (1.51%) VMware NSX
10 11 (1.19%) XenApp
11 8 (0.86%) KVM
12 7 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.65%) NFS
13 6 (0.65%) oVirt
13 6 (0.65%) pfSense
13 6 (0.65%) Samba
14 5 (0.54%) Xen
15 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 47 (5.06%) SCCM
2 24 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (2.48%) WSUS
4 22 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
5 21 (2.26%) Cacti
5 21 (2.26%) Puppet
6 18 (1.94%) Nagios
6 18 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.83%) FortiGate
8 14 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 13 (1.40%) SCOM
10 11 (1.19%) Kubernetes
11 10 (1.08%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.08%) OpenNMS
11 10 (1.08%) RANCID
12 7 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.65%) Bacula
14 4 (0.43%) Ansible
14 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 306 (32.97%) Cisco
2 251 (27.05%) Microsoft
3 151 (16.27%) VMware
4 116 (12.50%) Juniper
5 102 (10.99%) Citrix
6 70 (7.54%) HP
7 66 (7.11%) F5
8 65 (7.00%) Palo Alto
9 60 (6.47%) CheckPoint
10 58 (6.25%) Meraki
11 50 (5.39%) Aruba
12 43 (4.63%) Apple
13 42 (4.53%) SolarWinds
14 29 (3.13%) Avaya
14 29 (3.13%) Google
15 26 (2.80%) Dell
16 24 (2.59%) Extreme Networks
16 24 (2.59%) Sophos
17 19 (2.05%) Ubiquiti
18 17 (1.83%) Symantec