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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > North East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 86 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 31 14 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.86% 1.22% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.14% 7.87% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 8
10th Percentile £26,900 £28,750 £29,450
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £43,250 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.08% +23.57% -
75th Percentile £43,250 £51,000 £37,063
90th Percentile £68,300 - £41,300
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +18.75% -11.11%

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 236 178 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.15% 15.48% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 144 116 122
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,625 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £43,750 £51,063 £44,688
90th Percentile £54,625 £70,625 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -7 16 £42,500 -13.27% 4
Durham -3 14 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 21 (67.74%) WAN
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
1 21 (67.74%) Wireless
2 20 (64.52%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (61.29%) Degree
4 17 (54.84%) CCNA
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (45.16%) DNS
5 14 (45.16%) DHCP
5 14 (45.16%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) Firewall
5 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
5 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
6 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
6 12 (38.71%) PKI
6 12 (38.71%) F5
7 11 (35.48%) OSPF
7 11 (35.48%) BGP
8 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) ISDN
9 9 (29.03%) SSL
9 9 (29.03%) SLA
9 9 (29.03%) CCNP
9 9 (29.03%) Juniper
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) Ethernet
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
9 9 (29.03%) 3G

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 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) AWS
1 5 (16.13%) AWS IoT
1 5 (16.13%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (16.13%) Azure
1 5 (16.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
1 5 (16.13%) GitHub
1 5 (16.13%) Serverless
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) WAN
1 21 (67.74%) Wireless
2 20 (64.52%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) DHCP
3 14 (45.16%) DNS
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) BGP
4 11 (35.48%) OSPF
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 9 (29.03%) 3G
6 9 (29.03%) 4G
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (29.03%) DDNS
6 9 (29.03%) DSL
6 9 (29.03%) FCoE
6 9 (29.03%) Junos
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 9 (29.03%) SSL
6 9 (29.03%) TACACS
6 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) GitLab
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Law
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate IT Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Qt
1 5 (16.13%) SwiftUI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) PKI
2 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) ARM Cortex
3 5 (16.13%) IoT
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) RISC-V
4 1 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Android
3 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (16.13%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
3 9 (29.03%) Adaptive Security
3 9 (29.03%) Change Control
3 9 (29.03%) Information Management
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
3 9 (29.03%) Network Design
3 9 (29.03%) Operations Management
3 9 (29.03%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (29.03%) Web Filtering
4 7 (22.58%) Agile
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Line Management
5 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) SDET
5 5 (16.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
2 5 (16.13%) Apple Swift
2 5 (16.13%) Go
2 5 (16.13%) Kotlin
2 5 (16.13%) Lua
2 5 (16.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 17 (54.84%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CWAP
4 2 (6.45%) CWNE
4 2 (6.45%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
3 12 (38.71%) F5
4 9 (29.03%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (29.03%) Forcepoint
4 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
5 5 (16.13%) Meraki
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint