The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 448 524 563
Rank change year-on-year +76 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 486 502 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.79% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 434 434 352
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.66% +10.29%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the UK

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the UK

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 469 £40,000 - 60
London +36 116 £42,000 -7.69% 14
South East +38 106 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England +59 84 £45,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire +63 64 £45,000 +2.85% 9
Cambridge +49 52 £45,000 - 8
South West +28 45 £25,000 -16.66% 6
West Midlands +35 44 £38,750 +10.71% 10
Hampshire +40 37 £40,000 - 1
North West -18 28 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Yorkshire +48 27 £26,000 -14.76% 3
Wiltshire +36 22 £25,000 -15.96%
East Sussex - 22 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 22 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +7 21 £38,000 +16.92% 8
Surrey +23 18 £41,250 +3.12% 1
East Midlands +16 18 £21,000 -24.32% 2
West Yorkshire - 18 £21,500 - 2
Basingstoke +19 16 £25,750 -26.42%
Salisbury +6 16 £25,000 -15.96%
Manchester -25 14 £40,000 +75.82% 3
City of London +39 13 £42,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +16 13 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Cheshire +10 13 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Hertfordshire +4 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland +27 12 £27,500 -42.10% 3
Rochdale - 11 £55,000 - 1
Coventry +28 9 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Devon - 9 £30,000 - 1
Leeds - 9 £21,500 -

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 413 (41.89%) LAN
2 390 (39.55%) Cisco
3 381 (38.64%) Windows
4 372 (37.73%) WAN
5 315 (31.95%) Firewall
6 301 (30.53%) Active Directory
7 296 (30.02%) Cisco Certification
8 255 (25.86%) Wireless
9 234 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 198 (20.08%) CCNP
11 194 (19.68%) ITIL
12 178 (18.05%) CCNA
13 167 (16.94%) VoIP
14 164 (16.63%) TCP/IP
15 163 (16.53%) VMware
15 163 (16.53%) Degree
16 160 (16.23%) VPN
16 160 (16.23%) Linux
17 158 (16.02%) Windows Server
18 150 (15.21%) Telecoms
19 135 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 133 (13.49%) DNS
21 131 (13.29%) VLAN
22 126 (12.78%) MPLS
23 118 (11.97%) C
24 117 (11.87%) Internet
25 116 (11.76%) MS Exchange
26 110 (11.16%) MS Office
27 102 (10.34%) Data Centre
28 101 (10.24%) BGP

Wi-Fi
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
1 116 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 41 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (3.25%) IIS
5 26 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (2.43%) Apache
6 24 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.03%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.91%) Hubot
11 6 (0.61%) JBoss
12 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.41%) CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Confluence
13 4 (0.41%) WordPress
14 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.20%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 110 (11.16%) MS Office
2 87 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Workfront
2 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 94 (9.53%) Office 365
2 31 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.93%) SaaS
5 15 (1.52%) IaaS
6 14 (1.42%) PaaS
7 11 (1.12%) G Suite
8 9 (0.91%) Slack
9 5 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.41%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.20%) Akamai
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.20%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 413 (41.89%) LAN
2 372 (37.73%) WAN
3 315 (31.95%) Firewall
4 255 (25.86%) Wireless
5 167 (16.94%) VoIP
6 164 (16.63%) TCP/IP
7 160 (16.23%) VPN
8 133 (13.49%) DNS
9 131 (13.29%) VLAN
10 126 (12.78%) MPLS
11 117 (11.87%) Internet
12 101 (10.24%) BGP
13 98 (9.94%) Network Security
14 97 (9.84%) Bluetooth
15 92 (9.33%) Ethernet
15 92 (9.33%) OSPF
16 90 (9.13%) Cisco ASA
17 77 (7.81%) DHCP
18 63 (6.39%) WLAN
19 59 (5.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.71%) MySQL
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.20%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.20%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.10%) GIS
7 1 (0.10%) IDMS
7 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.12%) JIRA
3 9 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.71%) Xcode
5 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.41%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.41%) CppUnit
6 4 (0.41%) Subversion
6 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.10%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.10%) NUnit
General
1 150 (15.21%) Telecoms
2 60 (6.09%) Finance
3 53 (5.38%) Retail
4 31 (3.14%) Electronics
5 28 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.84%) Marketing
6 21 (2.13%) Advertising
7 13 (1.32%) Automotive
8 11 (1.12%) Billing
9 10 (1.01%) Legal
10 7 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 5 (0.51%) Games
11 5 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.41%) Military
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Banking
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 207 (20.99%) Network Engineer
2 122 (12.37%) Analyst
3 106 (10.75%) IT Support
4 81 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 67 (6.80%) Embedded Engineer
6 65 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 62 (6.29%) IT Engineer
8 60 (6.09%) Support Analyst
9 59 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 59 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 57 (5.78%) IT Technician
10 57 (5.78%) Software Engineer
11 49 (4.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 45 (4.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 43 (4.36%) Network Analyst
14 42 (4.26%) Support Technician
15 41 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
16 36 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (3.55%) IT Support Technician
18 34 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 23 (2.33%) HTML
3 16 (1.62%) Middleware
3 16 (1.62%) Web Services
4 11 (1.12%) POSIX
4 11 (1.12%) REST
5 9 (0.91%) HTML5
5 9 (0.91%) OAuth
6 8 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (0.81%) Backbone.js
6 8 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (0.81%) MAPI
6 8 (0.81%) PhoneGap
7 7 (0.71%) Qt
8 6 (0.61%) BREW
8 6 (0.61%) Flash
8 6 (0.61%) J2ME
8 6 (0.61%) OpenAL
8 6 (0.61%) OpenCL
8 6 (0.61%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 64 (6.49%) Driving Licence
3 57 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.77%) EPoS
5 32 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.74%) iPad
7 25 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.23%) Internet of Things
9 20 (2.03%) iPhone
9 20 (2.03%) Smartphone
10 18 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.72%) Smart Home
12 16 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (1.42%) PKI
14 12 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
15 11 (1.12%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.01%) CCTV
16 10 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 381 (38.64%) Windows
2 160 (16.23%) Linux
3 158 (16.02%) Windows Server
4 96 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (8.42%) Windows 7
7 62 (6.29%) Windows 10
8 57 (5.78%) Windows 8
9 46 (4.67%) Android
10 41 (4.16%) Mac OS X
11 32 (3.25%) Apple iOS
12 29 (2.94%) Unix
13 25 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (2.03%) Mac OS
15 19 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (1.42%) CentOS
16 14 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (1.32%) Windows XP
18 11 (1.12%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (19.68%) ITIL
2 79 (8.01%) Software Engineering
3 71 (7.20%) Project Management
4 60 (6.09%) Network Design
5 53 (5.38%) Mentoring
6 47 (4.77%) Change Control
7 46 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (4.36%) Load Balancing
9 42 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 40 (4.06%) Service Management
11 39 (3.96%) Change Management
12 38 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 37 (3.75%) Configuration Management
14 33 (3.35%) Incident Management
15 31 (3.14%) Mathematics
16 30 (3.04%) Network Management
17 28 (2.84%) Presales
17 28 (2.84%) Service Delivery
18 27 (2.74%) Coaching
18 27 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 118 (11.97%) C
2 98 (9.94%) Python
3 97 (9.84%) C++
4 72 (7.30%) SQL
5 44 (4.46%) Perl
6 36 (3.65%) Java
7 33 (3.35%) MATLAB
8 26 (2.64%) Embedded C
9 22 (2.23%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.72%) Embedded C++
11 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.32%) C#
13 11 (1.12%) PHP
14 9 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.91%) Ruby
15 8 (0.81%) JavaScript
16 7 (0.71%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.51%) Tcl
18 4 (0.41%) Assembly Language
19 3 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 296 (30.02%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (20.08%) CCNP
3 178 (18.05%) CCNA
4 163 (16.53%) Degree
5 71 (7.20%) Security Cleared
6 53 (5.38%) SC Cleared
7 47 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (2.94%) CCIE
8 29 (2.94%) MCSE
9 18 (1.83%) CCDP
10 17 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.32%) CCSA
12 12 (1.22%) BC Cleared
12 12 (1.22%) JNCIP
12 12 (1.22%) PMP
12 12 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.12%) JNCIA
14 10 (1.01%) CCSE
14 10 (1.01%) CCVP
14 10 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.04%) SLA
2 28 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.52%) ISO27002
5 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) JTAG
8 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) QA
System Software
1 301 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 135 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 64 (6.49%) Firmware
5 13 (1.32%) vSphere
6 12 (1.22%) Docker
7 11 (1.12%) ProxySG
8 10 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.41%) NFS
11 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.30%) pfSense
12 3 (0.30%) Samba
13 2 (0.20%) KVM
13 2 (0.20%) oVirt
13 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.20%) UAG
13 2 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (2.94%) Nagios
3 27 (2.74%) Puppet
4 26 (2.64%) FortiGate
4 26 (2.64%) SCCM
5 22 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
6 21 (2.13%) OpenNMS
7 15 (1.52%) RANCID
7 15 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 13 (1.32%) Cacti
9 10 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
11 7 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.51%) WSUS
14 4 (0.41%) Ansible
14 4 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 390 (39.55%) Cisco
2 234 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 163 (16.53%) VMware
4 94 (9.53%) Juniper
5 86 (8.72%) CheckPoint
6 83 (8.42%) HP
7 60 (6.09%) Meraki
8 59 (5.98%) F5
9 57 (5.78%) Palo Alto
10 52 (5.27%) SolarWinds
11 51 (5.17%) Citrix
12 46 (4.67%) Avaya
13 42 (4.26%) Aruba
14 38 (3.85%) Apple
15 31 (3.14%) NetApp
16 28 (2.84%) Google
17 27 (2.74%) Dell
17 27 (2.74%) SonicWALL
18 24 (2.43%) EMC
18 24 (2.43%) Fortinet
Batley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and rewards
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crawford & Co
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Broxburn, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £22,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: up to £23k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Marie Stopes International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Royal Free NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,302 - £35,225 pa plus HCAS
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 14 days ago