Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 304 234 296
Rank change year-on-year -70 +62 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 157 55 233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.68% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 3.46% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 111 51 198
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,625 £28,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £69,750 £58,750 £60,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% -0.56%

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 2,541 1,591 4,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.01% 19.57% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,718 1,306 3,375
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,525 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,870 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.09% -

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 28 October 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 28 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
Thames Valley -44 65 £42,500 +16.44% 27
Hampshire -98 46 £38,750 -29.55% 13
Berkshire -66 32 £42,500 +16.44% 16
Surrey -60 28 £53,750 +34.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -32 25 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Kent -35 9 £65,000 +116.67%
Oxfordshire -25 8 £40,000 -15.79% 5
West Sussex - 5 £45,000 - 5
Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 79 (50.32%) Firewall
2 60 (38.22%) WAN
3 59 (37.58%) LAN
4 58 (36.94%) Cisco
5 49 (31.21%) Windows
6 45 (28.66%) Microsoft 365
7 43 (27.39%) Azure
8 40 (25.48%) Social Skills
9 38 (24.20%) VPN
9 38 (24.20%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (22.29%) DNS
11 34 (21.66%) Microsoft
12 32 (20.38%) Telecoms
13 31 (19.75%) Internet
13 31 (19.75%) ITIL
13 31 (19.75%) Windows Server
14 30 (19.11%) Data Centre
14 30 (19.11%) Active Directory
15 29 (18.47%) VMware
16 28 (17.83%) Linux
16 28 (17.83%) Palo Alto
16 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (16.56%) Windows 10
17 26 (16.56%) CCNP
18 25 (15.92%) TCP/IP
19 24 (15.29%) DHCP
20 23 (14.65%) CCNA
20 23 (14.65%) Degree
21 22 (14.01%) Wireless
21 22 (14.01%) Hyper-V

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 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) Apache
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.18%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.66%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (27.39%) Azure
3 20 (12.74%) AWS
4 7 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.46%) IaaS
4 7 (4.46%) PaaS
4 7 (4.46%) SaaS
5 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.55%) Cloudflare
5 4 (2.55%) npm
6 3 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.91%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.91%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.64%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 79 (50.32%) Firewall
2 60 (38.22%) WAN
3 59 (37.58%) LAN
4 38 (24.20%) VPN
5 35 (22.29%) DNS
6 31 (19.75%) Internet
7 25 (15.92%) TCP/IP
8 24 (15.29%) DHCP
9 22 (14.01%) Wireless
10 19 (12.10%) VLAN
11 18 (11.46%) Network Security
11 18 (11.46%) VoIP
12 16 (10.19%) MPLS
13 12 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (7.64%) IPsec
14 11 (7.01%) 4G
14 11 (7.01%) BGP
15 10 (6.37%) 3G
15 10 (6.37%) Wireshark
16 9 (5.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) MySQL
2 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) MS Access
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.64%) Power BI
4 1 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.55%) webpack
3 3 (1.91%) PHPUnit
3 3 (1.91%) Selenium
4 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Postman
5 1 (0.64%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.64%) TestRail
5 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (25.48%) Social Skills
2 32 (20.38%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.19%) Influencing Skills
5 13 (8.28%) Banking
6 11 (7.01%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (3.82%) Electronics
7 6 (3.82%) Marketing
8 5 (3.18%) Back Office
8 5 (3.18%) Finance
8 5 (3.18%) Retail
9 2 (1.27%) Billing
9 2 (1.27%) Military
10 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.64%) Automotive
10 1 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.66%) Network Engineer
2 13 (8.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) IT Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Field Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) IT Support
7 8 (5.10%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Developer
7 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.46%) Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Field Service Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.01%) Laravel
2 8 (5.10%) Vue.js
3 4 (2.55%) jQuery
3 4 (2.55%) JSON
3 4 (2.55%) Node.js
3 4 (2.55%) OpenCV
3 4 (2.55%) React
3 4 (2.55%) REST
3 4 (2.55%) TensorFlow
3 4 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (2.55%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (2.55%) XML
4 3 (1.91%) Behat
4 3 (1.91%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.91%) phpspec
5 2 (1.27%) SAML
5 2 (1.27%) Yocto
6 1 (0.64%) HTML
6 1 (0.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.10%) Driving Licence
3 11 (7.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.37%) User Experience
5 9 (5.73%) EPoS
5 9 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.82%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.18%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.55%) Fibre Optics
8 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.55%) PKI
8 4 (2.55%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.55%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (2.55%) Robotics
8 4 (2.55%) State Machine
9 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.21%) Windows
2 31 (19.75%) Windows Server
3 28 (17.83%) Linux
4 26 (16.56%) Windows 10
5 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (3.82%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.18%) Android
8 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.55%) Alpine Linux
9 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.27%) CentOS
11 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.75%) ITIL
2 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.28%) Project Management
5 13 (8.28%) Software Testing
6 12 (7.64%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (7.64%) Service Management
7 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (5.73%) Traceability Matrix
9 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
9 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.10%) Network Design
9 8 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.46%) OOP
10 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.64%) PHP
3 9 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.46%) C++
5 5 (3.18%) Python
6 3 (1.91%) Java
6 3 (1.91%) SQL
7 1 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 38 (24.20%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.56%) CCNP
3 23 (14.65%) CCNA
3 23 (14.65%) Degree
4 9 (5.73%) CCDP
4 9 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (5.10%) DBS Check
5 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.18%) HND
6 5 (3.18%) MCSA
7 4 (2.55%) MCSE
7 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.91%) CCIE
9 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.27%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) SLA
2 8 (5.10%) GDPR
3 7 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.91%) QA
6 2 (1.27%) Accessibility
6 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.27%) NIST
6 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.27%) PMO
7 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (19.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.01%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.73%) Docker
4 9 (5.73%) Firmware
5 5 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.55%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.91%) vSphere
8 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.64%) Snort
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (3.18%) FortiGate
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (3.18%) WSUS
2 4 (2.55%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 58 (36.94%) Cisco
2 34 (21.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.47%) VMware
4 28 (17.83%) Palo Alto
5 19 (12.10%) Aruba
5 19 (12.10%) Meraki
6 12 (7.64%) F5
6 12 (7.64%) SolarWinds
7 11 (7.01%) HP
8 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.73%) Juniper
10 6 (3.82%) Citrix
10 6 (3.82%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (3.18%) Dell
11 5 (3.18%) Mitel
12 4 (2.55%) Arista
12 4 (2.55%) Darktrace
12 4 (2.55%) Forcepoint
12 4 (2.55%) Proofpoint
12 4 (2.55%) Veeam