Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 322 449 475
Rank change year-on-year +127 +26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 664 910 1,049
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 4.22% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 594 772 925
Median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £41,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.11% -2.22% +12.50%

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 11,017 21,549 25,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.15% 15.87% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,686 16,366 20,177
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
% change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +161 270 £45,000 - 15
South East +63 116 £45,000 - 16
North of England +59 101 £37,500 -16.67% 20
East of England +76 69 £35,000 -10.26% 5
North West +72 57 £41,500 -13.77% 4
Midlands +94 52 £45,000 +4.05% 11
South West +59 45 £32,500 -13.33% 15
West Midlands +83 40 £50,000 -2.44% 6
Yorkshire +55 36 £29,000 -31.76% 16
East Midlands +50 12 £36,250 +20.83% 5
North East +24 8 £35,000 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 307 (46.23%) Cisco
2 306 (46.08%) Firewall
3 245 (36.90%) WAN
4 221 (33.28%) Windows
5 220 (33.13%) LAN
6 214 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 172 (25.90%) Active Directory
8 160 (24.10%) Cisco Certification
9 151 (22.74%) Office 365
10 133 (20.03%) Wireless
11 125 (18.83%) Windows Server
12 124 (18.67%) TCP/IP
13 122 (18.37%) Azure
14 113 (17.02%) Internet
15 108 (16.27%) DNS
15 108 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
16 101 (15.21%) Telecoms
17 100 (15.06%) Meraki
18 99 (14.91%) Finance
19 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
20 95 (14.31%) MPLS
21 94 (14.16%) BGP
21 94 (14.16%) VoIP
22 92 (13.86%) VMware
23 86 (12.95%) DHCP
23 86 (12.95%) AWS
24 83 (12.50%) CCNA
25 79 (11.90%) OSPF
26 77 (11.60%) VPN
27 76 (11.45%) 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 48 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 47 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 38 (5.72%) Skype for Business
4 31 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (3.16%) CMS
7 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.75%) Smallworld
9 4 (0.60%) Confluence
9 4 (0.60%) IIS
10 2 (0.30%) Apache
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.30%) WordPress
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (6.93%) MS Visio
2 45 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.30%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) C-CURE
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 151 (22.74%) Office 365
2 122 (18.37%) Azure
3 86 (12.95%) AWS
4 30 (4.52%) Mimecast
5 26 (3.92%) G Suite
6 15 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (2.26%) GitHub
7 14 (2.11%) OneDrive
8 11 (1.66%) SaaS
9 5 (0.75%) IaaS
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.60%) Slack
11 3 (0.45%) AWS IoT
11 3 (0.45%) GCP
11 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.45%) PaaS
11 3 (0.45%) Route 53
11 3 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 306 (46.08%) Firewall
2 245 (36.90%) WAN
3 220 (33.13%) LAN
4 133 (20.03%) Wireless
5 124 (18.67%) TCP/IP
6 113 (17.02%) Internet
7 108 (16.27%) DNS
8 95 (14.31%) MPLS
9 94 (14.16%) BGP
9 94 (14.16%) VoIP
10 86 (12.95%) DHCP
11 79 (11.90%) OSPF
12 77 (11.60%) VPN
13 74 (11.14%) Network Security
14 66 (9.94%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (6.93%) VLAN
16 44 (6.63%) Ethernet
16 44 (6.63%) Unified Communications
17 41 (6.17%) Skype
18 36 (5.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.81%) GIS
3 4 (0.60%) MySQL
4 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.30%) Big Data
5 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.30%) MS Access
5 2 (0.30%) Power BI
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.41%) JIRA
2 15 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.96%) GCC
4 6 (0.90%) Subversion
5 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.45%) git-flow
7 2 (0.30%) Charles Proxy
7 2 (0.30%) CocoaPods
7 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.30%) Xcode
8 1 (0.15%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (15.21%) Telecoms
2 99 (14.91%) Finance
3 26 (3.92%) Retail
4 20 (3.01%) Law
5 19 (2.86%) Legal
6 18 (2.71%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.11%) Electronics
8 9 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.36%) Marketing
9 7 (1.05%) Back Office
10 6 (0.90%) Local Government
10 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.75%) Military
12 4 (0.60%) Automotive
12 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (26.36%) Network Engineer
2 65 (9.79%) Analyst
3 58 (8.73%) IT Support
4 55 (8.28%) Support Engineer
5 47 (7.08%) IT Engineer
6 40 (6.02%) Field Engineer
7 39 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (5.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 29 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
9 29 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (4.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 24 (3.61%) Network Field Engineer
12 23 (3.46%) Wireless Engineer
13 22 (3.31%) Network Manager
14 21 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
14 21 (3.16%) Installations Engineer
14 21 (3.16%) IT Manager
15 19 (2.86%) IT Analyst
15 19 (2.86%) Software Engineer
15 19 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.31%) .NET
2 12 (1.81%) Web Services
3 11 (1.66%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.20%) RESTful
5 6 (0.90%) WebRTC
6 5 (0.75%) HTML
6 5 (0.75%) LDAP
6 5 (0.75%) XML
7 4 (0.60%) JSON
7 4 (0.60%) Node.js
7 4 (0.60%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (0.60%) WCF
8 3 (0.45%) CSS
8 3 (0.45%) Jest
8 3 (0.45%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (0.45%) LAMP
8 3 (0.45%) React Native
8 3 (0.45%) Serverless Framework
9 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
4 28 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.77%) Fibre Optics
6 24 (3.61%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.71%) DataPower
8 15 (2.26%) CCTV
8 15 (2.26%) PKI
9 14 (2.11%) Internet of Things
9 14 (2.11%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.81%) Handset
10 12 (1.81%) iPhone
11 11 (1.66%) iPad
12 10 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.36%) EPoS
13 9 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 221 (33.28%) Windows
2 125 (18.83%) Windows Server
3 72 (10.84%) Linux
4 48 (7.23%) Windows 10
5 37 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (5.12%) Windows 7
7 23 (3.46%) Apple iOS
8 21 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (2.71%) Android
10 15 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (2.26%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (1.81%) Unix
12 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.20%) CentOS
13 8 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.30%) Debian
15 2 (0.30%) watchOS
15 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
2 76 (11.45%) ITIL
2 76 (11.45%) Project Delivery
3 56 (8.43%) Network Design
4 51 (7.68%) Project Management
5 49 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 48 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (5.72%) Computer Science
7 38 (5.72%) Load Balancing
8 34 (5.12%) Service Delivery
9 33 (4.97%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (4.67%) Network Management
11 30 (4.52%) Information Security
12 28 (4.22%) Software Engineering
13 27 (4.07%) Validation
13 27 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
14 26 (3.92%) Change Management
14 26 (3.92%) Incident Management
14 26 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
15 24 (3.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.48%) PowerShell
2 28 (4.22%) Python
2 28 (4.22%) SQL
3 26 (3.92%) C
4 24 (3.61%) C++
5 19 (2.86%) C#
6 15 (2.26%) Embedded C
7 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.75%) Perl
9 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.60%) PHP
9 4 (0.60%) Tcl
9 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.45%) Java
10 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.45%) VBScript
11 2 (0.30%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.30%) Go
11 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (24.10%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (12.50%) CCNA
3 76 (11.45%) CCNP
4 62 (9.34%) Degree
5 36 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.07%) JNCIA
7 22 (3.31%) JNCIS
8 19 (2.86%) CCDP
9 15 (2.26%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.11%) MCSE
11 12 (1.81%) CISA
11 12 (1.81%) CISM
11 12 (1.81%) CISSP
12 11 (1.66%) DBS Check
13 10 (1.51%) CCIE
13 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.20%) MCSA
15 7 (1.05%) CCDA
15 7 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.05%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.34%) SLA
2 25 (3.77%) GDPR
3 21 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.60%) PMO
4 4 (0.60%) QA
5 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 172 (25.90%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 39 (5.87%) Firmware
5 23 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.31%) vSphere
7 19 (2.86%) XenApp
8 16 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.90%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.60%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.60%) Docker
12 4 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.30%) NFS
14 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.15%) Samba
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (5.42%) SCCM
2 18 (2.71%) FortiGate
3 17 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (2.41%) Ansible
5 10 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.75%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.75%) WSUS
8 4 (0.60%) Nagios
8 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.60%) Puppet
9 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco CME
10 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.15%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 307 (46.23%) Cisco
2 214 (32.23%) Microsoft
3 100 (15.06%) Meraki
4 92 (13.86%) VMware
5 71 (10.69%) Juniper
6 63 (9.49%) Palo Alto
7 58 (8.73%) CheckPoint
8 47 (7.08%) Citrix
9 46 (6.93%) Aruba
9 46 (6.93%) HP
10 41 (6.17%) SolarWinds
11 38 (5.72%) Sophos
12 32 (4.82%) BT
13 26 (3.92%) Ekahau
14 25 (3.77%) Fortinet
15 24 (3.61%) Apple
16 22 (3.31%) AirMagnet
17 21 (3.16%) Riverbed
17 21 (3.16%) SonicWALL
18 20 (3.01%) IBM