Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 346 418 483
Rank change year-on-year +72 +65 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 902 996 1,014
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 4.70% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 812 835 945
Median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,875 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +12.35%

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 16,300 21,181 25,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.16% 15.40% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12,928 16,405 20,120
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3 April 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 3 April 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 +134 385 £41,500 -17.00% 39
South East +26 151 £50,000 +8.70% 23
North of England -25 133 £40,000 -11.11% 39
East of England +10 85 £35,000 -15.15% 26
North West -8 79 £52,284 +16.19% 25
South West +55 67 £36,500 +33.94% 9
Midlands +60 64 £42,500 - 13
West Midlands +61 45 £45,500 +7.06% 8
Yorkshire -35 40 £26,500 -33.75% 8
East Midlands +29 19 £42,500 -3.41% 5
North East +19 14 £37,500 +17.19% 6
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 393 (43.57%) Firewall
2 350 (38.80%) Cisco
3 316 (35.03%) Windows
4 302 (33.48%) WAN
5 297 (32.93%) LAN
6 289 (32.04%) Microsoft
7 230 (25.50%) Office 365
8 222 (24.61%) Active Directory
9 202 (22.39%) Wireless
10 201 (22.28%) TCP/IP
11 195 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
12 165 (18.29%) Windows Server
13 159 (17.63%) DNS
14 156 (17.29%) Azure
15 153 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
16 150 (16.63%) Telecoms
17 134 (14.86%) DHCP
18 133 (14.75%) Data Centre
19 132 (14.63%) Internet
20 120 (13.30%) VPN
21 119 (13.19%) MPLS
21 119 (13.19%) BGP
21 119 (13.19%) VMware
22 117 (12.97%) Meraki
23 115 (12.75%) CCNA
24 113 (12.53%) Finance
25 108 (11.97%) OSPF
26 105 (11.64%) VoIP
27 103 (11.42%) ITIL
28 102 (11.31%) CCNP

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 82 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 42 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (3.88%) Skype for Business
5 34 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (2.44%) CMS
7 15 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.22%) Smallworld
9 7 (0.78%) Confluence
10 6 (0.67%) IIS
11 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.44%) Apache
13 2 (0.22%) WordPress
14 1 (0.11%) nginx
14 1 (0.11%) SAS
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (8.54%) MS Visio
2 71 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.44%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Infor M3
1 4 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.22%) Shopify
3 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.11%) C-CURE
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 230 (25.50%) Office 365
2 156 (17.29%) Azure
3 92 (10.20%) AWS
4 24 (2.66%) SaaS
5 21 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (2.33%) Mimecast
6 17 (1.88%) G Suite
6 17 (1.88%) GitHub
7 14 (1.55%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.33%) IaaS
9 10 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.89%) PaaS
11 6 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.44%) GCP
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.33%) AWS IoT
13 3 (0.33%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 393 (43.57%) Firewall
2 302 (33.48%) WAN
3 297 (32.93%) LAN
4 202 (22.39%) Wireless
5 201 (22.28%) TCP/IP
6 159 (17.63%) DNS
7 134 (14.86%) DHCP
8 132 (14.63%) Internet
9 120 (13.30%) VPN
10 119 (13.19%) BGP
10 119 (13.19%) MPLS
11 108 (11.97%) OSPF
12 105 (11.64%) VoIP
13 84 (9.31%) Network Security
14 78 (8.65%) VLAN
15 75 (8.31%) Ethernet
16 69 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
17 44 (4.88%) Broadband
18 41 (4.55%) Skype
19 40 (4.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.66%) GIS
3 7 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.44%) Big Data
5 4 (0.44%) MySQL
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.33%) Power BI
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.11%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.11%) MS Access
8 1 (0.11%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (2.55%) JIRA
2 17 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.77%) Eclipse
3 16 (1.77%) GCC
4 13 (1.44%) Subversion
5 8 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.67%) CocoaPods
7 3 (0.33%) git-flow
8 2 (0.22%) TestRail
9 1 (0.11%) Charles Proxy
9 1 (0.11%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.11%) Selenium
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 150 (16.63%) Telecoms
2 113 (12.53%) Finance
3 34 (3.77%) Retail
4 23 (2.55%) Legal
5 21 (2.33%) Electronics
6 20 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 19 (2.11%) Law
8 11 (1.22%) Marketing
9 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.55%) Automotive
10 5 (0.55%) Police
11 4 (0.44%) Advertising
11 4 (0.44%) Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (26.72%) Network Engineer
2 123 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 120 (13.30%) IT Support
4 92 (10.20%) IT Engineer
5 76 (8.43%) Analyst
6 67 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 52 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 49 (5.43%) Field Engineer
9 47 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
10 46 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
11 44 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 37 (4.10%) Network Support
12 37 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
13 31 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 31 (3.44%) Installations Engineer
13 31 (3.44%) Network Field Engineer
14 29 (3.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 29 (3.22%) IT Analyst
15 28 (3.10%) Developer
15 28 (3.10%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.88%) .NET
2 14 (1.55%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.55%) Web Services
3 10 (1.11%) RESTful
4 8 (0.89%) HTML
4 8 (0.89%) JSON
4 8 (0.89%) XML
5 6 (0.67%) CarPlay
5 6 (0.67%) Cocoa
5 6 (0.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 6 (0.67%) Core Animation
5 6 (0.67%) Core Data
5 6 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (0.67%) ReactiveCocoa
5 6 (0.67%) RxSwift
5 6 (0.67%) WebRTC
6 5 (0.55%) Laravel
7 4 (0.44%) LAMP
7 4 (0.44%) Node.js
7 4 (0.44%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 41 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (4.32%) CCTV
4 37 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
5 34 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.88%) PKI
7 25 (2.77%) Fibre Optics
8 24 (2.66%) DataPower
9 23 (2.55%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.88%) Digital TV
10 17 (1.88%) Internet of Things
11 15 (1.66%) iPad
11 15 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.55%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.44%) iPhone
14 12 (1.33%) Handset
15 9 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 316 (35.03%) Windows
2 165 (18.29%) Windows Server
3 92 (10.20%) Windows 10
4 78 (8.65%) Linux
5 67 (7.43%) Windows 7
6 63 (6.98%) Apple iOS
7 60 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (3.22%) Windows Server 2016
9 27 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 20 (2.22%) Unix
12 17 (1.88%) Android
12 17 (1.88%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (1.11%) CentOS
13 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.67%) watchOS
16 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
2 103 (11.42%) ITIL
3 78 (8.65%) Project Delivery
4 71 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (7.76%) Network Design
6 68 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 66 (7.32%) Project Management
8 53 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 49 (5.43%) Computer Science
9 49 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
10 47 (5.21%) Change Management
11 45 (4.99%) Service Delivery
12 44 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
13 42 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (3.99%) Scrum
15 35 (3.88%) Presales
16 33 (3.66%) CAD
16 33 (3.66%) Validation
17 32 (3.55%) Incident Management
18 30 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (4.66%) PowerShell
2 35 (3.88%) SQL
3 34 (3.77%) Python
4 33 (3.66%) C
5 26 (2.88%) C#
6 25 (2.77%) Embedded C
7 24 (2.66%) C++
8 15 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.67%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.67%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.67%) Perl
12 5 (0.55%) ANSI C
12 5 (0.55%) PHP
13 4 (0.44%) Java
13 4 (0.44%) Tcl
13 4 (0.44%) VB
13 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 195 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (12.75%) CCNA
3 102 (11.31%) CCNP
4 78 (8.65%) Degree
5 51 (5.65%) JNCIA
6 39 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 20 (2.22%) DBS Check
9 18 (2.00%) Security Cleared
10 17 (1.88%) CCDP
11 15 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.66%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.55%) CCDA
12 14 (1.55%) CWNA
13 13 (1.44%) CCIE
14 10 (1.11%) CISSP
14 10 (1.11%) JNCIP
14 10 (1.11%) MCSE
15 9 (1.00%) CISA
15 9 (1.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.09%) SLA
2 24 (2.66%) GDPR
3 22 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.00%) QA
5 7 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.67%) PMO
7 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) NCSC
8 2 (0.22%) NIST
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 222 (24.61%) Active Directory
2 72 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 59 (6.54%) Firmware
5 31 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.33%) vSphere
7 17 (1.88%) XenApp
8 14 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.89%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.78%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.33%) NFS
16 2 (0.22%) Docker
16 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.11%) Btrfs
17 1 (0.11%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 41 (4.55%) SCCM
2 24 (2.66%) FortiGate
3 22 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (1.66%) Ansible
6 13 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
8 10 (1.11%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.67%) Puppet
10 6 (0.67%) WSUS
11 4 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
12 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.22%) Nagios
12 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 350 (38.80%) Cisco
2 289 (32.04%) Microsoft
3 119 (13.19%) VMware
4 117 (12.97%) Meraki
5 94 (10.42%) Juniper
6 91 (10.09%) Palo Alto
7 75 (8.31%) Aruba
8 74 (8.20%) Citrix
9 73 (8.09%) HP
10 58 (6.43%) SolarWinds
11 52 (5.76%) Ruckus Wireless
12 49 (5.43%) Apple
13 41 (4.55%) CheckPoint
14 40 (4.43%) BT
14 40 (4.43%) Sophos
15 38 (4.21%) Virgin Media
16 36 (3.99%) Ekahau
16 36 (3.99%) Huawei
17 33 (3.66%) F5
18 28 (3.10%) AirMagnet