Period
to 3 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 802.11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 802.11 over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEEE 802.11
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 942 759 1074
Rank change year-on-year -183 +315 +44
Permanent jobs citing 802.11 55 37 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.055% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 16
10th Percentile " " £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £32,000 £42,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +73.33% -16.67% -10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £50,625
90th Percentile £86,000 £71,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +85.71% -22.22% -

802.11 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,703 10,344 22,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 15.36% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10,272 8,272 17,200
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.89% -2.15%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

802.11
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 802.11 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 802.11.

Salary trend for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing 802.11 over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for 802.11 in the UK

802.11
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 6 months to 3 August 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
UK excluding London -111 53 £65,000 +85.71% 2
England -141 51 £65,000 +75.68% 3
Yorkshire -37 35 £65,000 +73.33% 1
North of England -38 35 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Midlands - 10 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £85,000 -
East of England -37 4 - -
Scotland -66 4 - -
Work from Home -254 4 £73,750 +9.26%
London -134 2 £52,500 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing 802.11 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 with a requirement for 802.11.

1 55 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 51 (92.73%) Python
3 45 (81.82%) HTTP
4 42 (76.36%) TCP/IP
5 40 (72.73%) C
5 40 (72.73%) Wireless
5 40 (72.73%) Telecoms
5 40 (72.73%) Computer Science
5 40 (72.73%) Test Automation
6 37 (67.27%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (63.64%) Validation
7 35 (63.64%) STUN
7 35 (63.64%) XMPP
7 35 (63.64%) Software Testing
7 35 (63.64%) Wireshark
7 35 (63.64%) C++
7 35 (63.64%) Broadband
7 35 (63.64%) Ethernet
7 35 (63.64%) HTTPS
7 35 (63.64%) Integration Testing
7 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (63.64%) Kibana
7 35 (63.64%) Graylog
7 35 (63.64%) MQTT
7 35 (63.64%) Performance Measurement
8 16 (29.09%) Social Skills
9 15 (27.27%) Linux
10 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
11 12 (21.82%) Open Source
11 12 (21.82%) AWS

802.11
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (7.27%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Azure
3 4 (7.27%) GCP
3 4 (7.27%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (81.82%) HTTP
2 42 (76.36%) TCP/IP
3 40 (72.73%) Wireless
4 37 (67.27%) Wi-Fi
5 35 (63.64%) Broadband
5 35 (63.64%) Ethernet
5 35 (63.64%) HTTPS
5 35 (63.64%) MQTT
5 35 (63.64%) STUN
5 35 (63.64%) Wireshark
6 11 (20.00%) VPN
7 8 (14.55%) SNMP
8 4 (7.27%) RFID
9 2 (3.64%) Firewall
9 2 (3.64%) FTP
9 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 2 (3.64%) SSH
10 1 (1.82%) PPP
10 1 (1.82%) WAN
10 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Burp Suite
1 8 (14.55%) Metasploit
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) GitLab
3 2 (3.64%) AutoIt
General
1 40 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 16 (29.09%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Automation Engineer
2 30 (54.55%) Systems Engineer
2 30 (54.55%) Wireless Engineer
3 26 (47.27%) Validation Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Site Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) ASIC Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior ASIC Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Forensic Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Security Incident Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 35 (63.64%) XMPP
3 4 (7.27%) POSIX
4 2 (3.64%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (9.09%) SCADA
3 4 (7.27%) Analogue Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) ASIC
3 4 (7.27%) Optoelectronics
3 4 (7.27%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.27%) SystemC
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Kali Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Computer Science
1 40 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (63.64%) Integration Testing
2 35 (63.64%) Performance Measurement
2 35 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 35 (63.64%) Validation
3 12 (21.82%) Open Source
4 8 (14.55%) Cyber Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) OSINT
4 8 (14.55%) Patch Management
4 8 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
4 8 (14.55%) Social Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) Threat Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) Python
2 40 (72.73%) C
3 35 (63.64%) C++
4 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.55%) Lua
6 8 (14.55%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
7 4 (7.27%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
2 5 (9.09%) CREST Certified
2 5 (9.09%) GXPN
2 5 (9.09%) OSCP
2 5 (9.09%) SANS
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Docker
3 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (63.64%) Graylog
1 35 (63.64%) Kibana
2 8 (14.55%) Nessus
2 8 (14.55%) Nmap
3 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.64%) EnCase
4 2 (3.64%) FTK
5 1 (1.82%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Fortinet