Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 408 424 501
Rank change year-on-year +16 +77 -2
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 939 1,107 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 4.78% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 792 952 877
England median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,738 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.56% +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 20,529 23,138 26,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.87% 15.01% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,663 18,485 21,573
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.58% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +18 283 £45,000 -10.00% 52
South East +25 235 £45,000 +5.88% 35
North of England -31 137 £35,000 -22.22% 47
East of England +44 119 £35,750 -23.94% 49
Midlands +47 95 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West +29 74 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire -4 73 £35,000 -7.89% 16
West Midlands +47 61 £52,500 +25.00% 8
North West -35 57 £42,500 -5.56% 25
East Midlands +18 33 £37,500 -5.06% 6
North East +31 10 £35,000 +61.85% 6
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 402 (42.81%) LAN
2 381 (40.58%) WAN
3 362 (38.55%) Windows
4 349 (37.17%) Cisco
5 343 (36.53%) Firewall
6 305 (32.48%) Microsoft
7 254 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
8 237 (25.24%) Active Directory
9 235 (25.03%) Office 365
10 202 (21.51%) VMware
11 192 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 176 (18.74%) ITIL
13 174 (18.53%) CCNP
13 174 (18.53%) Wireless
14 169 (18.00%) Linux
15 165 (17.57%) DNS
16 163 (17.36%) CCNA
17 162 (17.25%) VPN
17 162 (17.25%) VoIP
18 144 (15.34%) Microsoft Office
19 143 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
20 141 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 140 (14.91%) Azure
22 136 (14.48%) Data Centre
23 135 (14.38%) Degree
24 127 (13.53%) TCP/IP
25 121 (12.89%) AWS
26 118 (12.57%) Network Security
26 118 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
27 115 (12.25%) Windows 10

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 77 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 62 (6.60%) MS Exchange
3 37 (3.94%) IIS
4 35 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 25 (2.66%) Apache
6 22 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.17%) Confluence
10 10 (1.06%) Smallworld
11 9 (0.96%) CMS
12 7 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.75%) nginx
13 4 (0.43%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.43%) SAS
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 144 (15.34%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.28%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.32%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.32%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.21%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.75%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.75%) Sage CRM
4 4 (0.43%) Line 50
4 4 (0.43%) Line 500
5 3 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.21%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 235 (25.03%) Office 365
2 140 (14.91%) Azure
3 121 (12.89%) AWS
4 29 (3.09%) SaaS
5 20 (2.13%) IaaS
6 19 (2.02%) GCP
7 18 (1.92%) OneDrive
8 17 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.28%) PaaS
10 9 (0.96%) G Suite
11 8 (0.85%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.85%) Power Platform
12 6 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.43%) GitHub
13 4 (0.43%) Google Play
13 4 (0.43%) Slack
14 3 (0.32%) AWS CodePipeline
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.11%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 402 (42.81%) LAN
2 381 (40.58%) WAN
3 343 (36.53%) Firewall
4 174 (18.53%) Wireless
5 165 (17.57%) DNS
6 162 (17.25%) VoIP
6 162 (17.25%) VPN
7 127 (13.53%) TCP/IP
8 118 (12.57%) Network Security
9 114 (12.14%) DHCP
10 105 (11.18%) Internet
11 101 (10.76%) MPLS
12 99 (10.54%) OSPF
13 93 (9.90%) BGP
14 84 (8.95%) SAN
15 82 (8.73%) VLAN
16 68 (7.24%) Cisco ASA
17 61 (6.50%) Bluetooth
18 50 (5.32%) SNMP
19 47 (5.01%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.19%) DB2
3 13 (1.38%) MySQL
4 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (1.06%) Big Data
5 10 (1.06%) GIS
6 9 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.85%) Power BI
7 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
9 6 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.53%) BigQuery
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.32%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (3.09%) JIRA
1 29 (3.09%) MSI
2 9 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.21%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.11%) GCC
7 1 (0.11%) GDB
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.11%) Hudson
7 1 (0.11%) Mockito
7 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) TestRail
General
1 114 (12.14%) Telecoms
2 95 (10.12%) Finance
3 73 (7.77%) Retail
4 48 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.51%) Electronics
6 19 (2.02%) Public Sector
7 17 (1.81%) Marketing
8 11 (1.17%) Law
8 11 (1.17%) Police
9 9 (0.96%) Billing
10 7 (0.75%) Automotive
10 7 (0.75%) Banking
11 6 (0.64%) Back Office
12 5 (0.53%) Avionics
12 5 (0.53%) French Language
12 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.43%) German Language
13 4 (0.43%) Legal
14 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 201 (21.41%) Network Engineer
2 103 (10.97%) Analyst
3 95 (10.12%) IT Support
4 94 (10.01%) Support Engineer
5 63 (6.71%) Architect
6 60 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
7 58 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 48 (5.11%) IT Engineer
9 43 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (4.37%) Senior Network Engineer
11 38 (4.05%) IT Manager
12 37 (3.94%) Wireless Engineer
13 35 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 34 (3.62%) Project Manager
15 33 (3.51%) Embedded Engineer
15 33 (3.51%) Technical Architect
16 31 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
16 31 (3.30%) Support Analyst
17 30 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (3.19%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 20 (2.13%) .NET
3 12 (1.28%) Web Services
4 8 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (0.85%) jQuery
4 8 (0.85%) XML
5 7 (0.75%) Kafka
5 7 (0.75%) Laravel
5 7 (0.75%) NumPy
6 6 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.64%) JSON
6 6 (0.64%) React
7 5 (0.53%) KML
7 5 (0.53%) LDAP
8 4 (0.43%) LAMP
8 4 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (0.32%) Dagger
9 3 (0.32%) Retrofit
9 3 (0.32%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.48%) Data Centre
2 118 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (8.31%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 44 (4.69%) Public Cloud
6 34 (3.62%) Driving Licence
7 33 (3.51%) CCTV
8 24 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 24 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (2.45%) iPad
10 19 (2.02%) iPhone
10 19 (2.02%) User Experience
11 17 (1.81%) Fibre Optics
11 17 (1.81%) PKI
12 16 (1.70%) Mobile Computing
13 15 (1.60%) Handset
14 13 (1.38%) CESG
14 13 (1.38%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.28%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 362 (38.55%) Windows
2 192 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 169 (18.00%) Linux
4 115 (12.25%) Windows 10
5 87 (9.27%) Windows 7
6 72 (7.67%) Android
7 69 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (3.30%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.24%) CentOS
10 21 (2.24%) Ubuntu
10 21 (2.24%) Unix
11 19 (2.02%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.92%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.96%) FreeRTOS
13 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.64%) Debian
15 6 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (18.74%) ITIL
2 143 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
3 108 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 77 (8.20%) Project Management
6 72 (7.67%) Migration
7 57 (6.07%) Change Management
8 55 (5.86%) Kalman Filter
9 54 (5.75%) Mentoring
10 50 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 48 (5.11%) Network Management
12 45 (4.79%) Presales
13 44 (4.69%) Load Balancing
14 42 (4.47%) Software Engineering
15 41 (4.37%) Project Delivery
16 40 (4.26%) Computer Science
16 40 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
17 36 (3.83%) DevOps
18 35 (3.73%) TOGAF
19 34 (3.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (6.39%) SQL
2 54 (5.75%) Python
3 49 (5.22%) C
4 39 (4.15%) C++
5 24 (2.56%) Embedded C
6 15 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.49%) PHP
8 10 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.06%) C#
9 9 (0.96%) Java
10 8 (0.85%) Embedded C++
10 8 (0.85%) Perl
10 8 (0.85%) Ruby
11 7 (0.75%) Scala
12 5 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.43%) VB
14 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.11%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 254 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (18.53%) CCNP
3 163 (17.36%) CCNA
4 135 (14.38%) Degree
5 55 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (3.73%) CCIE
7 32 (3.41%) AWS Certification
8 30 (3.19%) Security Cleared
9 29 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
10 28 (2.98%) SC Cleared
11 25 (2.66%) CCDP
12 20 (2.13%) MCSA
12 20 (2.13%) MCSE
13 18 (1.92%) JNCIP
14 14 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (1.28%) CWNA
15 12 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.28%) JNCIA
15 12 (1.28%) MCP
16 11 (1.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.11%) SLA
2 31 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.77%) GDPR
4 15 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.28%) QA
6 8 (0.85%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.75%) PMO
7 7 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.43%) NCSC
9 3 (0.32%) JTAG
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 237 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 141 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (12.14%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.62%) Firmware
5 30 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (3.09%) vSphere
7 19 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
8 17 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.81%) XenApp
9 10 (1.06%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.53%) Samba
13 4 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.21%) Docker
16 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (5.75%) SCCM
2 29 (3.09%) IBM BigFix
3 21 (2.24%) Backup Exec
4 18 (1.92%) WSUS
5 15 (1.60%) SCOM
6 13 (1.38%) Puppet
7 11 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.96%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.85%) Ansible
9 8 (0.85%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.85%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.64%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.53%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.53%) Nagios
12 5 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 349 (37.17%) Cisco
2 305 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 202 (21.51%) VMware
4 95 (10.12%) Citrix
5 93 (9.90%) Meraki
6 91 (9.69%) HP
7 89 (9.48%) Aruba
8 81 (8.63%) Juniper
9 74 (7.88%) Palo Alto
10 54 (5.75%) F5
11 53 (5.64%) CheckPoint
12 45 (4.79%) SolarWinds
13 44 (4.69%) Dell
13 44 (4.69%) IBM
14 40 (4.26%) Google
14 40 (4.26%) SAP
15 37 (3.94%) Red Hat
16 35 (3.73%) Huawei
17 34 (3.62%) Apple
18 32 (3.41%) Fortinet