Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 380 332 405
Rank change year-on-year -48 +73 -7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 954 512 862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 6.28% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 779 393 742
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,482 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,094
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £49,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.28% -7.78%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £64,875
UK median annual salary £46,125 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.89% +14.46% -7.78%

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 14,890 8,157 17,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.40% 14.43% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,785 6,552 14,087
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,985 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,050 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England -1 317 £47,500 -9.52% 69
London -130 265 £48,500 -11.82% 51
Yorkshire +4 179 £54,000 -6.09% 27
South East -27 169 £49,000 +8.89% 34
North West -14 124 £44,000 +3.53% 25
Midlands -62 105 £42,500 +9.68% 51
West Midlands -65 65 £42,000 +3.31% 32
South West -46 61 £41,000 -13.68% 25
East of England -96 46 £42,000 -11.58% 35
East Midlands -48 39 £42,500 +44.75% 19
North East -31 14 £35,000 -33.33% 17
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 420 (44.03%) Windows
2 343 (35.95%) Firewall
3 332 (34.80%) WAN
4 329 (34.49%) Microsoft
5 308 (32.29%) LAN
6 299 (31.34%) Microsoft 365
7 286 (29.98%) Social Skills
8 280 (29.35%) Cisco
9 239 (25.05%) Active Directory
9 239 (25.05%) Azure
10 195 (20.44%) Wireless
11 190 (19.92%) VPN
12 182 (19.08%) Windows Server
13 175 (18.34%) DNS
14 173 (18.13%) Windows 10
15 171 (17.92%) Linux
16 163 (17.09%) ITIL
16 163 (17.09%) TCP/IP
17 161 (16.88%) DHCP
18 149 (15.62%) Cisco Certification
19 147 (15.41%) VMware
20 142 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
21 129 (13.52%) Data Centre
22 114 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
23 113 (11.84%) Meraki
24 112 (11.74%) VoIP
25 109 (11.43%) CCNP
26 104 (10.90%) Degree
26 104 (10.90%) Palo Alto
27 103 (10.80%) Microsoft Office

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 90 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 31 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.47%) IIS
8 7 (0.73%) Confluence
8 7 (0.73%) WordPress
9 5 (0.52%) Apache
9 5 (0.52%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 103 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.10%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 299 (31.34%) Microsoft 365
2 239 (25.05%) Azure
3 100 (10.48%) AWS
4 53 (5.56%) IaaS
5 50 (5.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (4.72%) PaaS
7 36 (3.77%) GCP
8 32 (3.35%) OneDrive
9 25 (2.62%) SaaS
10 17 (1.78%) Google Workspace
11 15 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.26%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.15%) AWS IoT
13 11 (1.15%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.52%) Power Automate
15 4 (0.42%) Azure Key Vault
15 4 (0.42%) GitHub
15 4 (0.42%) PowerApps
16 3 (0.31%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 343 (35.95%) Firewall
2 332 (34.80%) WAN
3 308 (32.29%) LAN
4 195 (20.44%) Wireless
5 190 (19.92%) VPN
6 175 (18.34%) DNS
7 163 (17.09%) TCP/IP
8 161 (16.88%) DHCP
9 112 (11.74%) VoIP
10 99 (10.38%) Network Security
11 84 (8.81%) MPLS
11 84 (8.81%) VLAN
12 80 (8.39%) BGP
13 76 (7.97%) Ethernet
14 70 (7.34%) OSPF
15 68 (7.13%) Broadband
16 63 (6.60%) Internet
17 55 (5.77%) IPsec
18 53 (5.56%) Bluetooth
19 49 (5.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.73%) MySQL
3 8 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.42%) Tableau
5 3 (0.31%) BigQuery
5 3 (0.31%) MS Access
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.21%) GIS
6 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.10%) Big Data
7 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.10%) Power BI
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.57%) JIRA
2 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.42%) Postman
2 4 (0.42%) TestRail
3 3 (0.31%) GCC
3 3 (0.31%) GDB
3 3 (0.31%) GoogleTest
3 3 (0.31%) JUnit
3 3 (0.31%) Mockito
3 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.21%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.10%) CMake
5 1 (0.10%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.10%) GitLab
5 1 (0.10%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 286 (29.98%) Social Skills
2 88 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 65 (6.81%) Public Sector
5 64 (6.71%) Retail
6 59 (6.18%) Finance
7 56 (5.87%) Organisational Skills
8 32 (3.35%) Electronics
9 30 (3.14%) Manufacturing
10 25 (2.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 21 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
12 19 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
13 15 (1.57%) Banking
14 14 (1.47%) Legal
15 12 (1.26%) Marketing
15 12 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
16 11 (1.15%) Games
16 11 (1.15%) Law
17 6 (0.63%) Back Office
18 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 201 (21.07%) Network Engineer
2 137 (14.36%) Support Engineer
3 98 (10.27%) IT Engineer
4 88 (9.22%) IT Support
5 79 (8.28%) Analyst
6 72 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 69 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
8 47 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
9 44 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 43 (4.51%) Architect
10 43 (4.51%) Wireless Engineer
11 40 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
12 38 (3.98%) IT Manager
13 36 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
13 36 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
14 35 (3.67%) RF Engineer
15 34 (3.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 34 (3.56%) Security Engineer
16 33 (3.46%) Software Engineer
17 32 (3.35%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.14%) LDAP
2 24 (2.52%) 802.1X
3 22 (2.31%) XMPP
4 15 (1.57%) REST
5 14 (1.47%) JSON
5 14 (1.47%) Yocto
6 13 (1.36%) HTML
7 12 (1.26%) CSS
8 7 (0.73%) .NET
9 6 (0.63%) Qt
9 6 (0.63%) Web Services
10 4 (0.42%) LAMP
11 3 (0.31%) JNI
11 3 (0.31%) Middleware
11 3 (0.31%) SAML
11 3 (0.31%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.31%) STL
11 3 (0.31%) XML
11 3 (0.31%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 79 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 73 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (4.51%) PKI
5 39 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
5 39 (4.09%) User Experience
6 31 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 31 (3.25%) FPGA
7 30 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 30 (3.14%) EPoS
8 23 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
9 22 (2.31%) Clustering
10 18 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 16 (1.68%) Fibre Optics
11 16 (1.68%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.57%) CCTV
13 12 (1.26%) Cloud Native
13 12 (1.26%) Replication
14 11 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 420 (44.03%) Windows
2 182 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 173 (18.13%) Windows 10
4 171 (17.92%) Linux
5 83 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (6.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 57 (5.97%) Android
7 57 (5.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 45 (4.72%) Apple iOS
9 38 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 29 (3.04%) Mac OS
13 24 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
14 23 (2.41%) Windows 7
15 21 (2.20%) Unix
16 15 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (1.47%) Debian
18 10 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 8 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (17.09%) ITIL
2 142 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 88 (9.22%) Project Management
5 75 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 73 (7.65%) Migration
7 63 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (6.60%) Time Management
8 62 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 61 (6.39%) Computer Science
9 61 (6.39%) Service Delivery
10 59 (6.18%) Change Management
11 48 (5.03%) Incident Management
12 44 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
13 43 (4.51%) Service Management
14 42 (4.40%) Network Design
15 41 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
16 40 (4.19%) Information Security
16 40 (4.19%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (9.22%) C
2 85 (8.91%) C++
3 78 (8.18%) PowerShell
4 76 (7.97%) Python
5 37 (3.88%) SQL
6 28 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 15 (1.57%) Embedded C
7 15 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.36%) PHP
9 9 (0.94%) C#
10 8 (0.84%) Bash
10 8 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.73%) Java
12 4 (0.42%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.31%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.31%) Go
14 2 (0.21%) Perl
15 1 (0.10%) Korn
15 1 (0.10%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (15.62%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (11.43%) CCNP
3 104 (10.90%) Degree
4 86 (9.01%) CCNA
5 77 (8.07%) Security Cleared
6 71 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 63 (6.60%) SC Cleared
8 36 (3.77%) MCSA
9 33 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (3.25%) MCSE
11 27 (2.83%) PhD
12 26 (2.73%) MCP
13 24 (2.52%) CCIE
13 24 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (2.20%) CCDP
15 20 (2.10%) MCTS
16 16 (1.68%) JNCIA
16 16 (1.68%) LPIC
17 13 (1.36%) CWNA
18 10 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.85%) SLA
2 12 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.26%) QA
3 9 (0.94%) GDPR
4 8 (0.84%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.52%) PMO
6 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.42%) COBIT
7 4 (0.42%) NCSC
8 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.31%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) NIST
9 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 239 (25.05%) Active Directory
2 114 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (8.60%) Firmware
4 70 (7.34%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.83%) Docker
6 20 (2.10%) vSphere
7 19 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.26%) KVM
9 8 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.10%) Snort
14 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (7.02%) SCCM
2 52 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (2.52%) Terraform
3 24 (2.52%) WSUS
4 15 (1.57%) Nagios
5 14 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (1.47%) Graylog
5 14 (1.47%) Kibana
6 13 (1.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 13 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (1.26%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.15%) Ansible
8 11 (1.15%) Rancher
9 10 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
10 9 (0.94%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.73%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.42%) cPanel
13 4 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 329 (34.49%) Microsoft
2 280 (29.35%) Cisco
3 147 (15.41%) VMware
4 113 (11.84%) Meraki
5 104 (10.90%) Palo Alto
6 89 (9.33%) SolarWinds
7 65 (6.81%) Aruba
8 61 (6.39%) Citrix
8 61 (6.39%) HP
8 61 (6.39%) Juniper
9 44 (4.61%) F5
10 42 (4.40%) Apple
11 33 (3.46%) Dell
12 32 (3.35%) Fortinet
13 29 (3.04%) Ruckus Wireless
14 28 (2.94%) CheckPoint
15 25 (2.62%) Veeam
15 25 (2.62%) WatchGuard
16 22 (2.31%) Forcepoint
16 22 (2.31%) ServiceNow