Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 7 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.20% 1.01% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 8.97% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 13
10th Percentile £30,575 £42,194 £35,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £47,750 £37,522
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.91% +10.00% +131.21%
75th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 "
90th Percentile £62,500 " £72,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.36% -1.11%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 177 78 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.15% 11.26% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 143 69 113
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,600 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,063 £30,699 £29,558
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £39,087
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.34% +11.68%
75th Percentile £50,500 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £59,069
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the North East

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the North East.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the North East

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the North East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the North East

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North East region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear -23 12 £49,000 -10.91% 3
Durham - 3 £28,750 - 3
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) IPv4
2 6 (40.00%) IPv6
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) AWS
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) Proxmox
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) Terraform
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) VXLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Yocto
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) AWS
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) BGP
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) IPv4
1 6 (40.00%) IPv6
1 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) VXLAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Organisational Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Qt
1 3 (20.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (20.00%) Debian
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Proxmox
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
1 3 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Aruba
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco