Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 373 327 452
Rank change year-on-year -46 +125 +38
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 710 699 881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.91% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 6.06% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 529 609 739
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,450
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -

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 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 11,311 11,529 21,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.65% 14.98% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,203 9,267 16,139
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 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
North of England +48 241 £57,500 +53.33% 51
Yorkshire +82 189 £57,500 +71.64% 25
London -126 170 £50,000 +17.65% 24
South East -9 123 £41,000 -18.00% 40
Midlands -1 74 £35,000 -22.22% 25
West Midlands -17 56 £40,000 -17.95% 11
East of England -22 53 £42,000 +20.00% 23
North West -56 37 £42,500 -16.90% 24
South West -60 36 £47,500 +46.15% 23
East Midlands -22 18 £29,430 -26.43% 14
North East -2 15 £49,000 +40.00% 2
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 228 (32.11%) Wireless
2 220 (30.99%) WAN
3 216 (30.42%) LAN
4 210 (29.58%) Firewall
5 188 (26.48%) Windows
6 181 (25.49%) Microsoft
7 178 (25.07%) Cisco
8 169 (23.80%) Microsoft 365
9 158 (22.25%) TCP/IP
10 144 (20.28%) Active Directory
11 137 (19.30%) Social Skills
12 126 (17.75%) C++
13 122 (17.18%) C
14 119 (16.76%) Telecoms
15 116 (16.34%) Azure
16 111 (15.63%) Linux
17 110 (15.49%) ITIL
18 109 (15.35%) VPN
19 102 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
20 99 (13.94%) VMware
21 98 (13.80%) Broadband
22 96 (13.52%) Windows Server
23 93 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
24 90 (12.68%) Internet
24 90 (12.68%) Python
25 85 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
26 84 (11.83%) MPLS
27 82 (11.55%) Firmware
28 80 (11.27%) DNS
28 80 (11.27%) DHCP

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 42 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.55%) IIS
4 10 (1.41%) Apache
5 6 (0.85%) Confluence
6 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.56%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.99%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.14%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 169 (23.80%) Microsoft 365
2 116 (16.34%) Azure
3 51 (7.18%) AWS
4 25 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (3.38%) OneDrive
6 22 (3.10%) IaaS
7 21 (2.96%) SaaS
8 18 (2.54%) Mimecast
9 15 (2.11%) PaaS
10 11 (1.55%) Google Workspace
11 8 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.70%) Cloudflare
12 5 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.56%) Amazon Alexa
13 4 (0.56%) Google Play
13 4 (0.56%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.42%) npm
14 3 (0.42%) Serverless
14 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 228 (32.11%) Wireless
2 220 (30.99%) WAN
3 216 (30.42%) LAN
4 210 (29.58%) Firewall
5 158 (22.25%) TCP/IP
6 109 (15.35%) VPN
7 98 (13.80%) Broadband
8 90 (12.68%) Internet
9 84 (11.83%) MPLS
10 80 (11.27%) DHCP
10 80 (11.27%) DNS
11 75 (10.56%) VoIP
12 74 (10.42%) Ethernet
13 62 (8.73%) VLAN
14 58 (8.17%) Bluetooth
14 58 (8.17%) MQTT
15 56 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (7.18%) SD-WAN
17 50 (7.04%) Network Security
18 49 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (0.85%) MySQL
3 5 (0.70%) GIS
4 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) Ingres
6 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.14%) Power BI
6 1 (0.14%) QlikView
6 1 (0.14%) Redis
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.13%) JIRA
3 6 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.56%) JUnit
5 3 (0.42%) GCC
5 3 (0.42%) GDB
5 3 (0.42%) GoogleTest
5 3 (0.42%) Mockito
5 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.42%) webpack
6 2 (0.28%) Crashlytics
6 2 (0.28%) fastlane
6 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.14%) Genymotion
7 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 137 (19.30%) Social Skills
2 119 (16.76%) Telecoms
3 63 (8.87%) Finance
4 55 (7.75%) Organisational Skills
5 41 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (5.35%) Marketing
7 28 (3.94%) Electronics
7 28 (3.94%) Retail
8 18 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
9 15 (2.11%) Public Sector
10 14 (1.97%) Banking
11 10 (1.41%) Law
11 10 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (1.27%) Legal
13 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.70%) Local Government
15 4 (0.56%) Advertising
15 4 (0.56%) French Language
16 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 103 (14.51%) Network Engineer
2 65 (9.15%) Wireless Engineer
3 60 (8.45%) Analyst
4 53 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 39 (5.49%) DSP Engineer
6 39 (5.49%) Embedded Engineer
6 39 (5.49%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 39 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 38 (5.35%) Support Engineer
8 37 (5.21%) RF Engineer
8 37 (5.21%) Senior RF Engineer
9 36 (5.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 36 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
10 35 (4.93%) Algorithm Engineer
10 35 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
10 35 (4.93%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
10 35 (4.93%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
11 34 (4.79%) Field Service Engineer
12 33 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.62%) 802.1X
2 39 (5.49%) XMPP
3 19 (2.68%) Yocto
4 18 (2.54%) CSS
4 18 (2.54%) HTML
5 9 (1.27%) Web Services
6 8 (1.13%) Laravel
7 6 (0.85%) Vue.js
8 5 (0.70%) Node.js
9 4 (0.56%) ISPF
9 4 (0.56%) Qt
10 3 (0.42%) .NET
10 3 (0.42%) JNI
10 3 (0.42%) jQuery
10 3 (0.42%) JSON
10 3 (0.42%) React
10 3 (0.42%) STL
10 3 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.28%) QuartzCore
11 2 (0.28%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.14%) Driving Licence
2 67 (9.44%) Data Centre
3 56 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 39 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
6 35 (4.93%) Algorithms
7 34 (4.79%) EPoS
8 28 (3.94%) Mobile App
9 22 (3.10%) Social Media
10 21 (2.96%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.68%) Device Driver
11 19 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 17 (2.39%) Home Automation
12 17 (2.39%) Internet of Things
13 16 (2.25%) User Experience
14 15 (2.11%) Smart Home
15 12 (1.69%) Private Cloud
15 12 (1.69%) Smartphone
16 11 (1.55%) CCTV
16 11 (1.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 188 (26.48%) Windows
2 111 (15.63%) Linux
3 96 (13.52%) Windows Server
4 65 (9.15%) Windows 10
5 30 (4.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 25 (3.52%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.82%) Android
8 20 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
9 18 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.25%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.97%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.99%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.70%) Debian
15 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.56%) CentOS
17 3 (0.42%) SafeRTOS
17 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (15.49%) ITIL
2 102 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (11.13%) Computer Science
4 78 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 62 (8.73%) Validation
6 61 (8.59%) Software Engineering
7 49 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 46 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (5.92%) Test Automation
10 41 (5.77%) Integration Testing
11 39 (5.49%) Performance Measurement
11 39 (5.49%) Service Management
12 36 (5.07%) Incident Management
12 36 (5.07%) Project Management
13 35 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (4.93%) Project Delivery
13 35 (4.93%) Signal Processing
14 34 (4.79%) Decision-Making
14 34 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (4.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (17.75%) C++
2 122 (17.18%) C
3 90 (12.68%) Python
4 35 (4.93%) MATLAB
4 35 (4.93%) PowerShell
5 33 (4.65%) SQL
6 21 (2.96%) Embedded C++
7 16 (2.25%) PHP
8 14 (1.97%) Embedded C
9 11 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.13%) VBA
11 7 (0.99%) Java
12 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.56%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.42%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.42%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.28%) Go
15 2 (0.28%) R
15 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 93 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (9.30%) CCNA
3 58 (8.17%) Degree
4 47 (6.62%) CCNP
5 35 (4.93%) PhD
6 28 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.82%) JNCIA
8 13 (1.83%) CCIE
9 11 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.55%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.13%) CISSP
11 8 (1.13%) MCSE
12 7 (0.99%) JNCIS
13 6 (0.85%) CCDA
13 6 (0.85%) CISM
14 5 (0.70%) CCDP
14 5 (0.70%) HNC
14 5 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.56%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.65%) SLA
2 9 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.13%) PMO
4 7 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) GDPR
6 4 (0.56%) NIST
7 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.42%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.42%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.42%) QA
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.28%) HL7
9 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) MISRA
9 1 (0.14%) SOC 2
System Software
1 144 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 82 (11.55%) Firmware
3 71 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (8.17%) Hyper-V
5 35 (4.93%) Docker
6 19 (2.68%) vSphere
7 18 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.85%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.85%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.56%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.42%) XenApp
13 2 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (6.48%) SCCM
2 39 (5.49%) Graylog
2 39 (5.49%) Kibana
3 34 (4.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (1.83%) Ansible
5 11 (1.55%) AirWatch
5 11 (1.55%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.13%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.99%) Terraform
8 6 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 6 (0.85%) PaperCut
8 6 (0.85%) Puppet
9 5 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.70%) WSUS
10 4 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 181 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 178 (25.07%) Cisco
3 99 (13.94%) VMware
4 59 (8.31%) Palo Alto
5 58 (8.17%) HP
6 51 (7.18%) Meraki
7 48 (6.76%) Juniper
8 36 (5.07%) CheckPoint
9 35 (4.93%) Citrix
10 33 (4.65%) Aruba
11 32 (4.51%) Mitel
12 29 (4.08%) Avaya
13 27 (3.80%) Fortinet
14 25 (3.52%) Veeam
15 24 (3.38%) Sophos
16 21 (2.96%) Google
17 20 (2.82%) SolarWinds
18 19 (2.68%) Ruckus Wireless
19 18 (2.54%) F5
19 18 (2.54%) Remedy