Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 244 327
Rank change year-on-year -58 +83 +23
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 130 105 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 4.82% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 171
10th Percentile £21,475 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,188 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,300 2,178 4,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.02% 17.77% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,777 3,376
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Thames Valley -27 51 £42,500 +13.33% 33
Hampshire -73 37 £35,000 -36.36% 11
Berkshire -41 25 £42,500 +3.03% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 23 £42,500 -8.11% 9
Surrey -39 22 £50,000 -6.98% 6
West Sussex +8 10 £22,500 -66.42% 6
Kent -20 7 £32,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -16 3 £57,500 +53.33% 13
Sussex -5 2 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 48 (36.92%) LAN
2 44 (33.85%) WAN
3 39 (30.00%) Firewall
4 38 (29.23%) Windows
4 38 (29.23%) ITIL
5 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 34 (26.15%) Cisco
6 34 (26.15%) Microsoft 365
7 33 (25.38%) Social Skills
8 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
9 29 (22.31%) Active Directory
10 26 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 26 (20.00%) VPN
10 26 (20.00%) Internet
11 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (17.69%) VMware
12 23 (17.69%) Windows 10
13 22 (16.92%) Azure
14 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (15.38%) Wireless
16 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (14.62%) VLAN
16 19 (14.62%) Data Centre
17 18 (13.85%) Driving Licence
17 18 (13.85%) Meraki
18 17 (13.08%) Influencing Skills
18 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (13.08%) DNS
18 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (12.31%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (16.92%) Azure
3 13 (10.00%) AWS
4 9 (6.92%) SaaS
5 8 (6.15%) PaaS
6 7 (5.38%) IaaS
7 5 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.85%) Cloudflare
8 4 (3.08%) npm
8 4 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.31%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.54%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.54%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.77%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.92%) LAN
2 44 (33.85%) WAN
3 39 (30.00%) Firewall
4 26 (20.00%) Internet
4 26 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 26 (20.00%) VPN
5 20 (15.38%) Wireless
6 19 (14.62%) VLAN
7 17 (13.08%) DNS
8 13 (10.00%) 3G
8 13 (10.00%) 4G
8 13 (10.00%) BGP
8 13 (10.00%) DHCP
9 12 (9.23%) IPsec
9 12 (9.23%) MPLS
10 11 (8.46%) 2G
10 11 (8.46%) LTE
10 11 (8.46%) Network Security
10 11 (8.46%) VoLTE
11 10 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) MySQL
2 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) GIS
3 1 (0.77%) Power BI
3 1 (0.77%) QlikView
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.08%) webpack
3 3 (2.31%) PHPUnit
3 3 (2.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) Postman
4 1 (0.77%) PyCharm
4 1 (0.77%) TestRail
4 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (25.38%) Social Skills
2 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
3 17 (13.08%) Influencing Skills
4 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.46%) Organisational Skills
5 10 (7.69%) Banking
6 8 (6.15%) Finance
6 8 (6.15%) Marketing
7 3 (2.31%) Electronics
8 2 (1.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.77%) Automotive
9 1 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) IT Support
4 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.46%) Voice Project Manager
5 9 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.92%) Field Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Developer
7 7 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Field Service Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Strategic Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Telecoms Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Transformation Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) Laravel
2 8 (6.15%) Vue.js
3 4 (3.08%) jQuery
3 4 (3.08%) Node.js
3 4 (3.08%) React
3 4 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.31%) Behat
4 3 (2.31%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.31%) phpspec
5 2 (1.54%) JSON
5 2 (1.54%) Middleware
5 2 (1.54%) OpenCV
5 2 (1.54%) REST
5 2 (1.54%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (1.54%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.54%) WF
5 2 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) Qt
6 1 (0.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.85%) Driving Licence
3 15 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 9 (6.92%) Virtual Team
5 8 (6.15%) EPoS
6 6 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.08%) PKI
9 3 (2.31%) CCTV
9 3 (2.31%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.31%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.54%) Robotics
10 2 (1.54%) State Machine
10 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.23%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Windows 10
3 16 (12.31%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.23%) Linux
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.08%) Alpine Linux
9 3 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.77%) Android
11 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.77%) CentOS
11 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.23%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.31%) Project Management
5 15 (11.54%) Project Delivery
6 13 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 13 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.46%) Workshop Facilitation
8 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
9 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (6.15%) Decision-Making
9 8 (6.15%) Product Roadmap
9 8 (6.15%) Service Management
9 8 (6.15%) Virtual Team Management
10 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.38%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) PHP
2 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.85%) SQL
5 4 (3.08%) C++
6 3 (2.31%) Java
6 3 (2.31%) Python
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.31%) CCNA
3 15 (11.54%) CCNP
3 15 (11.54%) Degree
4 10 (7.69%) DBS Check
5 6 (4.62%) CCDP
6 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.54%) CCIE
8 2 (1.54%) HND
8 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.54%) MCSA
8 2 (1.54%) MCSE
9 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.54%) HL7
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) NIST
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (22.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) Docker
3 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.08%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.15%) Cisco
3 23 (17.69%) VMware
4 18 (13.85%) Meraki
5 15 (11.54%) Palo Alto
6 11 (8.46%) Ericsson
6 11 (8.46%) Remedy
7 10 (7.69%) Aruba
8 8 (6.15%) F5
9 7 (5.38%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.38%) HP
10 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.85%) Citrix
11 5 (3.85%) Darktrace
11 5 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 5 (3.85%) Proofpoint
12 3 (2.31%) Juniper
13 2 (1.54%) Avaya
13 2 (1.54%) Dell
13 2 (1.54%) Veeam