Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 448 474 471
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 +87
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 884 970 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 3.97% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 732 837 858
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,475
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% -

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 21,221 24,456 25,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.78% 15.15% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16,143 19,566 21,072
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,048 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 251 £46,500 -7.00% 20
North of England +87 213 £45,000 +12.50% 12
South East -3 161 £47,500 +11.76% 19
East of England +61 115 £42,500 -19.05% 11
North West +46 105 £45,000 +5.26% 6
Yorkshire +48 104 £38,500 +18.46% 6
South West +31 89 £37,500 -1.32% 4
Midlands +14 55 £42,500 - 11
West Midlands +11 35 £42,500 -0.58% 10
East Midlands +24 20 £31,000 -27.06% 1
North East +16 5 £35,000 +37.25%
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 366 (41.40%) Cisco
2 331 (37.44%) WAN
3 327 (36.99%) LAN
4 319 (36.09%) Windows
5 300 (33.94%) Firewall
6 252 (28.51%) Microsoft
7 215 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 206 (23.30%) Active Directory
9 184 (20.81%) TCP/IP
10 178 (20.14%) VMware
11 171 (19.34%) Office 365
12 163 (18.44%) ITIL
13 160 (18.10%) Linux
14 158 (17.87%) Windows Server
15 154 (17.42%) Wireless
15 154 (17.42%) Network Security
16 140 (15.84%) CCNP
17 134 (15.16%) DNS
18 131 (14.82%) CCNA
19 128 (14.48%) VPN
20 127 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
21 123 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 121 (13.69%) VoIP
23 114 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
24 110 (12.44%) Degree
25 109 (12.33%) Finance
26 108 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
27 105 (11.88%) Meraki
28 102 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
28 102 (11.54%) CheckPoint

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 55 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 52 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.09%) IIS
4 35 (3.96%) Apache
5 23 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 19 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.36%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.57%) Confluence
11 4 (0.45%) Smallworld
12 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.34%) nginx
13 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.23%) SAS
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 114 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 37 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.45%) CATIA
5 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.23%) iWork
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Q-Pulse
2 5 (0.57%) Sage CRM
3 4 (0.45%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.34%) Line 50
4 3 (0.34%) Line 500
5 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 171 (19.34%) Office 365
2 108 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.24%) IaaS
4 11 (1.24%) SaaS
5 8 (0.90%) G Suite
6 7 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.79%) PaaS
7 6 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.68%) Slack
8 5 (0.57%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.45%) Google Play
10 3 (0.34%) Akamai
10 3 (0.34%) GitHub
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 331 (37.44%) WAN
2 327 (36.99%) LAN
3 300 (33.94%) Firewall
4 184 (20.81%) TCP/IP
5 154 (17.42%) Network Security
5 154 (17.42%) Wireless
6 134 (15.16%) DNS
7 128 (14.48%) VPN
8 121 (13.69%) VoIP
9 101 (11.43%) Internet
10 96 (10.86%) OSPF
11 90 (10.18%) DHCP
12 86 (9.73%) Bluetooth
13 80 (9.05%) BGP
14 74 (8.37%) Ethernet
14 74 (8.37%) MPLS
14 74 (8.37%) SAN
15 68 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 63 (7.13%) VLAN
17 60 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.47%) Big Data
3 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.68%) GIS
6 6 (0.68%) MySQL
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.57%) Power BI
7 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) MS Access
9 3 (0.34%) Redis
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.26%) LabVIEW
3 19 (2.15%) JIRA
4 11 (1.24%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.90%) CodeWarrior
6 7 (0.79%) GCC
6 7 (0.79%) GDB
6 7 (0.79%) GoogleTest
6 7 (0.79%) JUnit
6 7 (0.79%) Mockito
7 5 (0.57%) CocoaPods
7 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.57%) Selenium
7 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.34%) GNU Toolchain
9 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.23%) git-flow
10 2 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 109 (12.33%) Finance
2 72 (8.14%) Retail
3 66 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.54%) Electronics
5 39 (4.41%) Marketing
6 35 (3.96%) Manufacturing
7 30 (3.39%) Legal
8 16 (1.81%) Banking
9 10 (1.13%) Automotive
9 10 (1.13%) Law
10 5 (0.57%) Back Office
10 5 (0.57%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Avionics
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (19.80%) Network Engineer
2 107 (12.10%) Analyst
3 94 (10.63%) Support Engineer
4 63 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (7.13%) IT Support
5 52 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 51 (5.77%) Network Support
7 48 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 43 (4.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 43 (4.86%) Security Analyst
9 42 (4.75%) Embedded Engineer
10 38 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (4.30%) Network Analyst
11 36 (4.07%) IT Manager
12 35 (3.96%) IT Analyst
12 35 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (3.96%) Wireless Engineer
13 33 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
14 32 (3.62%) Developer
14 32 (3.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.62%) 802.1X
2 28 (3.17%) JSON
3 16 (1.81%) .NET
4 15 (1.70%) XML
5 13 (1.47%) Kafka
5 13 (1.47%) REST
6 12 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (1.36%) HTML
6 12 (1.36%) NumPy
7 10 (1.13%) CSS
8 9 (1.02%) Node.js
8 9 (1.02%) RESTful
9 7 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.79%) Dagger
9 7 (0.79%) JNI
9 7 (0.79%) RxJava
9 7 (0.79%) Yocto
10 6 (0.68%) Ajax
10 6 (0.68%) jQuery
10 6 (0.68%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 61 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (6.11%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (2.94%) User Experience
7 22 (2.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 20 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.04%) Internet of Things
10 16 (1.81%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.70%) iPhone
11 15 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (1.36%) iPad
13 12 (1.36%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (1.13%) Fibre Optics
15 10 (1.13%) Fintech
15 10 (1.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 319 (36.09%) Windows
2 160 (18.10%) Linux
3 158 (17.87%) Windows Server
4 91 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (8.94%) Windows 10
6 60 (6.79%) Android
7 57 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 54 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (4.41%) Unix
10 23 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.81%) FreeRTOS
12 15 (1.70%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.58%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.47%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.90%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.79%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (18.44%) ITIL
2 127 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 88 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (9.95%) Mentoring
5 75 (8.48%) Information Security
6 74 (8.37%) Change Management
7 72 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (7.47%) Software Engineering
9 65 (7.35%) Network Management
10 57 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
11 56 (6.33%) Change Control
12 54 (6.11%) Load Balancing
13 49 (5.54%) Project Management
14 46 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
15 44 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
16 43 (4.86%) Collaborative Working
17 42 (4.75%) Validation
18 41 (4.64%) Business Continuity
19 40 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.63%) C
2 78 (8.82%) SQL
3 64 (7.24%) Python
4 53 (6.00%) C++
5 30 (3.39%) Java
6 27 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 23 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 22 (2.49%) Embedded C
8 22 (2.49%) VB
9 17 (1.92%) C#
10 16 (1.81%) Perl
11 12 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.36%) Ruby
11 12 (1.36%) Scala
12 9 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.79%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.57%) R
15 5 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 215 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (15.84%) CCNP
3 131 (14.82%) CCNA
4 110 (12.44%) Degree
5 47 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 45 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 44 (4.98%) CCIE
8 29 (3.28%) JNCIP
9 28 (3.17%) MCSE
10 26 (2.94%) CISSP
11 23 (2.60%) CREST Certified
12 22 (2.49%) SANS
13 21 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (2.15%) CCSE
14 19 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (2.04%) CCSA
16 17 (1.92%) JNCIA
17 10 (1.13%) CCSP
17 10 (1.13%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.56%) GDPR
2 57 (6.45%) SLA
3 55 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (3.85%) PCI DSS
5 23 (2.60%) QA
6 15 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (1.47%) ISO 9001
7 13 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.90%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.45%) PMO
11 3 (0.34%) COBIT
11 3 (0.34%) JTAG
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 206 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 123 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.24%) Firmware
4 60 (6.79%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.24%) XenApp
8 10 (1.13%) vSphere
9 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.79%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.34%) Docker
13 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 39 (4.41%) SCCM
2 22 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.04%) WSUS
4 16 (1.81%) Stealthwatch
5 12 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.36%) vCenter Server
6 11 (1.24%) AirWatch
7 10 (1.13%) SCOM
8 8 (0.90%) Puppet
9 7 (0.79%) Nagios
10 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.57%) Ansible
11 5 (0.57%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.45%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.34%) Grafana
13 3 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 366 (41.40%) Cisco
2 252 (28.51%) Microsoft
3 178 (20.14%) VMware
4 105 (11.88%) Meraki
5 102 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 88 (9.95%) HP
7 85 (9.62%) Juniper
8 70 (7.92%) Aruba
9 65 (7.35%) F5
10 57 (6.45%) Citrix
10 57 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 56 (6.33%) Palo Alto
12 47 (5.32%) Avaya
13 38 (4.30%) Apple
13 38 (4.30%) Google
14 36 (4.07%) Symantec
15 28 (3.17%) Dell
16 26 (2.94%) Ubiquiti
17 25 (2.83%) Extreme Networks
18 21 (2.38%) BT