Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 410 382 502
Rank change year-on-year -28 +120 -23
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 885 1,249 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 5.57% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,063 868
England median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,800 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +6.25%

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 18,939 22,432 26,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.36% 15.11% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15,004 17,701 21,273
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +25 321 £41,500 -17.00% 51
South East -20 192 £45,000 +5.88% 41
North of England -81 114 £35,000 -22.22% 59
East of England +4 112 £35,000 -22.22% 42
Midlands +37 96 £42,500 - 24
West Midlands +38 62 £52,500 +23.53% 9
Yorkshire -16 59 £28,000 -30.00% 27
South West +21 47 £40,000 +21.21% 30
North West -72 43 £38,045 -15.46% 30
East Midlands +13 33 £40,000 +1.27% 15
North East +29 12 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 373 (42.15%) Firewall
2 357 (40.34%) LAN
3 348 (39.32%) Windows
4 332 (37.51%) WAN
5 317 (35.82%) Cisco
6 287 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 239 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
8 228 (25.76%) Office 365
9 227 (25.65%) Active Directory
10 180 (20.34%) Wireless
11 176 (19.89%) Windows Server
12 174 (19.66%) VMware
13 169 (19.10%) DNS
14 163 (18.42%) TCP/IP
15 162 (18.31%) CCNP
16 160 (18.08%) VPN
17 157 (17.74%) Telecoms
18 154 (17.40%) CCNA
19 145 (16.38%) Azure
20 137 (15.48%) Data Centre
21 134 (15.14%) DHCP
21 134 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
22 133 (15.03%) VoIP
23 128 (14.46%) ITIL
24 121 (13.67%) Windows 10
25 119 (13.45%) MPLS
26 117 (13.22%) Linux
27 115 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
28 114 (12.88%) Degree
29 112 (12.66%) OSPF

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 79 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 71 (8.02%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.47%) IIS
7 12 (1.36%) Confluence
8 11 (1.24%) Smallworld
9 10 (1.13%) CMS
10 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.90%) Apache
12 6 (0.68%) nginx
13 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.45%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
17 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
17 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 43 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.58%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.34%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.23%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Line 50
4 1 (0.11%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 228 (25.76%) Office 365
2 145 (16.38%) Azure
3 100 (11.30%) AWS
4 41 (4.63%) SaaS
5 26 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (2.49%) IaaS
7 21 (2.37%) GCP
8 17 (1.92%) OneDrive
9 13 (1.47%) PaaS
10 12 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.36%) G Suite
11 9 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.90%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.79%) Power Platform
14 5 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (0.56%) GitHub
14 5 (0.56%) Slack
15 3 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
15 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.11%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 373 (42.15%) Firewall
2 357 (40.34%) LAN
3 332 (37.51%) WAN
4 180 (20.34%) Wireless
5 169 (19.10%) DNS
6 163 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 160 (18.08%) VPN
8 134 (15.14%) DHCP
9 133 (15.03%) VoIP
10 119 (13.45%) MPLS
11 112 (12.66%) OSPF
12 107 (12.09%) BGP
13 89 (10.06%) Network Security
14 87 (9.83%) Internet
15 84 (9.49%) VLAN
16 66 (7.46%) Ethernet
17 63 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
18 56 (6.33%) SAN
19 47 (5.31%) IPsec
20 43 (4.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.92%) DB2
3 14 (1.58%) GIS
4 9 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.79%) Power BI
5 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.68%) BigQuery
6 6 (0.68%) MySQL
7 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.45%) Big Data
7 4 (0.45%) FileMaker
7 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.11%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (3.05%) JIRA
2 17 (1.92%) MSI
3 16 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.45%) Subversion
6 3 (0.34%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (0.34%) CocoaPods
6 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.34%) TestRail
7 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.11%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (0.11%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 157 (17.74%) Telecoms
2 83 (9.38%) Finance
3 43 (4.86%) Retail
4 30 (3.39%) Electronics
5 28 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.71%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.36%) Marketing
8 8 (0.90%) Police
9 7 (0.79%) Automotive
9 7 (0.79%) Banking
9 7 (0.79%) Law
10 6 (0.68%) Back Office
10 6 (0.68%) Billing
10 6 (0.68%) French Language
10 6 (0.68%) Legal
11 5 (0.56%) German Language
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
12 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.34%) Avionics
13 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 227 (25.65%) Network Engineer
2 115 (12.99%) IT Support
3 113 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 97 (10.96%) Analyst
5 71 (8.02%) IT Engineer
6 51 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 50 (5.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 48 (5.42%) Cisco Engineer
9 43 (4.86%) Architect
10 41 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 40 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 39 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 39 (4.41%) Support Analyst
13 38 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 36 (4.07%) Field Engineer
14 36 (4.07%) IT Analyst
15 31 (3.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 31 (3.50%) Junior
16 30 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.03%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.36%) Web Services
3 10 (1.13%) Laravel
4 9 (1.02%) .NET
4 9 (1.02%) React
5 8 (0.90%) AngularJS
5 8 (0.90%) JSON
6 7 (0.79%) HTML
6 7 (0.79%) jQuery
7 6 (0.68%) KML
7 6 (0.68%) LDAP
8 5 (0.56%) CSS
8 5 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.56%) LAMP
8 5 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (0.56%) XML
9 4 (0.45%) Node.js
10 3 (0.34%) Core Animation
10 3 (0.34%) Django
10 3 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 71 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 49 (5.54%) CCTV
6 39 (4.41%) Driving Licence
7 21 (2.37%) e-Learning
8 20 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.92%) Digital TV
10 17 (1.92%) PKI
11 15 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
12 14 (1.58%) iPad
13 13 (1.47%) AS400
13 13 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
14 12 (1.36%) iPhone
15 11 (1.24%) User Experience
16 8 (0.90%) DataPower
17 7 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 348 (39.32%) Windows
2 176 (19.89%) Windows Server
3 121 (13.67%) Windows 10
4 117 (13.22%) Linux
5 88 (9.94%) Windows 7
6 66 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (5.99%) Apple iOS
8 49 (5.54%) Android
9 37 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.49%) Mac OS
11 19 (2.15%) CentOS
12 17 (1.92%) Unix
13 16 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.69%) Windows 8
15 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (1.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
19 4 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
2 128 (14.46%) ITIL
3 78 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 59 (6.67%) Presales
6 51 (5.76%) Network Design
6 51 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
7 50 (5.65%) Project Management
8 49 (5.54%) Migration
9 47 (5.31%) Mentoring
10 43 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
11 42 (4.75%) Change Management
11 42 (4.75%) WAN Optimisation
12 39 (4.41%) Computer Science
13 38 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 36 (4.07%) CAD
14 36 (4.07%) Information Security
15 34 (3.84%) Load Balancing
16 33 (3.73%) Project Delivery
16 33 (3.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (5.42%) Python
2 42 (4.75%) SQL
3 36 (4.07%) C
4 32 (3.62%) C++
5 22 (2.49%) Embedded C
6 15 (1.69%) PHP
6 15 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.79%) C#
10 6 (0.68%) Java
10 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.56%) Embedded C++
11 5 (0.56%) Perl
11 5 (0.56%) VB
12 3 (0.34%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.23%) ANSI C
13 2 (0.23%) Go
13 2 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 239 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (18.31%) CCNP
3 154 (17.40%) CCNA
4 114 (12.88%) Degree
5 45 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (4.29%) JNCIA
7 31 (3.50%) CCIE
8 25 (2.82%) CCDP
9 19 (2.15%) AWS Certification
10 18 (2.03%) CCDA
10 18 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (1.69%) DBS Check
11 15 (1.69%) JNCIS
11 15 (1.69%) MCSA
12 14 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.58%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.58%) Security Cleared
13 13 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.36%) MCSE
15 11 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.08%) SLA
2 20 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.81%) GDPR
4 11 (1.24%) QA
5 10 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.34%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.34%) PMO
9 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.23%) NCSC
9 2 (0.23%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 227 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 115 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (11.64%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.84%) Firmware
5 25 (2.82%) vSphere
6 18 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.13%) XenApp
10 9 (1.02%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.45%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.45%) Docker
13 4 (0.45%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.11%) NFS
14 1 (0.11%) Samba
14 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (4.41%) SCCM
2 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
4 15 (1.69%) Ansible
4 15 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (1.36%) FortiGate
5 12 (1.36%) Puppet
6 11 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (1.13%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.02%) SCOM
9 8 (0.90%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.90%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.79%) Nagios
10 7 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.79%) Terraform
11 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 317 (35.82%) Cisco
2 287 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 174 (19.66%) VMware
4 96 (10.85%) Juniper
5 92 (10.40%) HP
6 89 (10.06%) Palo Alto
7 87 (9.83%) Citrix
8 84 (9.49%) Aruba
8 84 (9.49%) Meraki
9 55 (6.21%) SolarWinds
10 45 (5.08%) F5
11 44 (4.97%) Huawei
12 41 (4.63%) CheckPoint
13 39 (4.41%) Ruckus Wireless
14 37 (4.18%) Apple
14 37 (4.18%) Virgin Media
15 32 (3.62%) Fortinet
16 25 (2.82%) IBM
16 25 (2.82%) Sophos
17 24 (2.71%) SAP