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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 483 523
Rank change year-on-year +63 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 564 512 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 3.11% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 490 441 405
Median salary £43,312 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.36% +7.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,001
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 14205 16463 19293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.96% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11559 13682 15731
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +57 540 £42,500 +1.19% 68
London +30 156 £45,000 -5.26% 26
East of England +60 107 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +49 94 £42,500 -10.05% 8
Cambridgeshire +38 59 £50,000 +19.04% 6
South West -9 52 £42,500 +37.09% 4
West Midlands +23 51 £45,000 +16.12% 8
Cambridge +14 37 £52,500 +25.00% 3
Birmingham +31 34 £42,500 +41.66% 3
City of London +46 32 £27,250 -19.85% 9
Hertfordshire -3 32 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West -43 32 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Yorkshire +17 28 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +36 26 £45,000 -14.28% 6
West Yorkshire +16 23 £29,500 -15.71%
Hampshire +14 21 £28,000 -37.77% 2
Surrey +23 18 £60,750 +29.25%
East Midlands +25 17 £38,750 +17.42% 3
Bristol -19 16 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Manchester -21 16 £50,000 +15.60% 5
Hemel Hempstead +5 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Basingstoke -4 14 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Leeds +4 13 £24,500 -10.90%
Coventry +7 11 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Essex +2 11 £18,500 -24.48% 1
Scotland +19 10 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Hatfield +6 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Liverpool +3 10 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside -12 10 £37,500 - 2
North East +22 8 £35,000 -41.66%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 406 (39.15%) LAN
2 386 (37.22%) WAN
3 384 (37.03%) Cisco
4 370 (35.68%) Windows
5 334 (32.21%) Firewall
6 294 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
7 273 (26.33%) Wireless
8 271 (26.13%) Active Directory
9 248 (23.92%) Microsoft
10 195 (18.80%) TCP/IP
11 182 (17.55%) ITIL
12 180 (17.36%) CCNP
13 177 (17.07%) VoIP
14 174 (16.78%) CCNA
15 172 (16.59%) VPN
16 169 (16.30%) Degree
17 156 (15.04%) C
18 149 (14.37%) DNS
19 148 (14.27%) Telecoms
19 148 (14.27%) VLAN
20 147 (14.18%) Windows Server
21 143 (13.79%) Internet
22 142 (13.69%) Linux
23 131 (12.63%) VMware
24 129 (12.44%) HP
25 121 (11.67%) C++
26 116 (11.19%) MPLS
27 115 (11.09%) BGP
27 115 (11.09%) Juniper
28 113 (10.90%) MS Exchange

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
1 113 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 61 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 45 (4.34%) IIS
4 28 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (2.12%) Skype for Business
6 20 (1.93%) Apache
7 17 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.39%) CMS
10 4 (0.39%) WordPress
11 3 (0.29%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) JBoss
13 1 (0.096%) SAS
13 1 (0.096%) Zimbra
Applications
1 97 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.19%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.19%) Workfront
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.096%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 95 (9.16%) Office 365
2 45 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.89%) SaaS
5 20 (1.93%) IaaS
6 17 (1.64%) PaaS
7 16 (1.54%) G Suite
8 14 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon Glacier
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
10 7 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.29%) Akamai
11 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 406 (39.15%) LAN
2 386 (37.22%) WAN
3 334 (32.21%) Firewall
4 273 (26.33%) Wireless
5 195 (18.80%) TCP/IP
6 177 (17.07%) VoIP
7 172 (16.59%) VPN
8 149 (14.37%) DNS
9 148 (14.27%) VLAN
10 143 (13.79%) Internet
11 116 (11.19%) MPLS
12 115 (11.09%) BGP
13 107 (10.32%) OSPF
14 106 (10.22%) Bluetooth
14 106 (10.22%) DHCP
15 97 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
16 80 (7.71%) Ethernet
16 80 (7.71%) Network Security
17 76 (7.33%) Unified Communications
18 74 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (0.77%) MySQL
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.19%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.096%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.096%) IDMS
7 1 (0.096%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.096%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.39%) JIRA
5 3 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.29%) Subversion
5 3 (0.29%) Xcode
6 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.096%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.096%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.096%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.096%) NUnit
7 1 (0.096%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.096%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.096%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 148 (14.27%) Telecoms
2 64 (6.17%) Finance
3 40 (3.86%) Electronics
4 37 (3.57%) Retail
5 30 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.74%) Advertising
6 18 (1.74%) Marketing
7 13 (1.25%) Automotive
8 12 (1.16%) Back Office
9 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.87%) Military
10 8 (0.77%) Legal
11 7 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.58%) Law
12 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.096%) Local Government
14 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.096%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (20.73%) Network Engineer
2 116 (11.19%) Analyst
3 97 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 87 (8.39%) IT Support
5 77 (7.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 70 (6.75%) Support Analyst
7 69 (6.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 65 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 63 (6.08%) IT Engineer
10 58 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
11 51 (4.92%) Software Engineer
12 50 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 48 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
14 47 (4.53%) Desktop Support
14 47 (4.53%) Network Manager
15 46 (4.44%) IT Manager
15 46 (4.44%) Project Manager
16 40 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 38 (3.66%) Embedded C Engineer
17 38 (3.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.30%) 802.1X
2 22 (2.12%) REST
3 20 (1.93%) JSON
4 18 (1.74%) Middleware
5 16 (1.54%) HTML
6 13 (1.25%) POSIX
7 10 (0.96%) Web Services
8 8 (0.77%) .NET
9 7 (0.68%) Qt
10 6 (0.58%) BREW
10 6 (0.58%) Flash
10 6 (0.58%) J2ME
10 6 (0.58%) OpenAL
10 6 (0.58%) OpenCL
10 6 (0.58%) OpenGL
10 6 (0.58%) Series 60
10 6 (0.58%) SVG
10 6 (0.58%) UIQ
10 6 (0.58%) XML
11 5 (0.48%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 93 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 62 (5.98%) Driving Licence
4 56 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.66%) Smart Home
6 33 (3.18%) EPoS
6 33 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.09%) Smartphone
8 30 (2.89%) Internet of Things
9 27 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (2.03%) User Experience
11 19 (1.83%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.83%) PMI
12 17 (1.64%) PKI
12 17 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (1.16%) IVR
15 11 (1.06%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 370 (35.68%) Windows
2 147 (14.18%) Windows Server
3 142 (13.69%) Linux
4 70 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 63 (6.08%) Android
6 61 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (4.92%) Windows 10
7 51 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (4.24%) Unix
9 35 (3.38%) Mac OS X
10 34 (3.28%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.83%) Windows Phone
13 18 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
13 18 (1.74%) Windows 8
14 15 (1.45%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.77%) CentOS
17 7 (0.68%) VMS
18 6 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (17.55%) ITIL
2 98 (9.45%) Project Management
3 77 (7.43%) Mentoring
4 66 (6.36%) Change Management
5 61 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 58 (5.59%) PRINCE2
7 55 (5.30%) Load Balancing
8 49 (4.73%) Service Management
9 47 (4.53%) Change Control
9 47 (4.53%) Configuration Management
9 47 (4.53%) Presales
10 46 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 46 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 46 (4.44%) Network Design
11 44 (4.24%) Mathematics
12 41 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 40 (3.86%) Embedded Software Development
14 36 (3.47%) Asset Management
15 35 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 156 (15.04%) C
2 121 (11.67%) C++
3 103 (9.93%) Python
4 68 (6.56%) SQL
5 43 (4.15%) Perl
6 39 (3.76%) MATLAB
7 37 (3.57%) Java
8 29 (2.80%) Embedded C
9 18 (1.74%) C#
10 17 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.16%) Embedded C++
12 10 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.68%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.68%) PHP
14 6 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.39%) VB
15 4 (0.39%) VBScript
16 3 (0.29%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 294 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (17.36%) CCNP
3 174 (16.78%) CCNA
4 169 (16.30%) Degree
5 75 (7.23%) Security Cleared
6 56 (5.40%) SC Cleared
7 53 (5.11%) CCIE
8 46 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 35 (3.38%) MCSE
11 30 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (2.80%) CCDP
13 26 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (1.93%) MCSA
16 19 (1.83%) JNCIP
16 19 (1.83%) PMI Certification
17 17 (1.64%) BC Cleared
17 17 (1.64%) CCSE
18 16 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.16%) SLA
2 36 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.096%) JTAG
9 1 (0.096%) QA
System Software
1 271 (26.13%) Active Directory
2 106 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (8.39%) Firmware
4 56 (5.40%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.03%) Terminal Services
6 10 (0.96%) ProxySG
7 9 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.39%) XenApp
10 3 (0.29%) vCloud
10 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.19%) Snort
11 2 (0.19%) UAG
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.19%) XenServer
12 1 (0.096%) Postfix
12 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (3.66%) Nagios
2 31 (2.99%) SCCM
3 25 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (1.74%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.74%) OpenNMS
5 17 (1.64%) Cacti
6 16 (1.54%) Puppet
7 14 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (1.25%) RANCID
9 9 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.68%) SCOM
10 7 (0.68%) WSUS
11 6 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.48%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.48%) NetCrunch
13 4 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.39%) WMI
14 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 384 (37.03%) Cisco
2 248 (23.92%) Microsoft
3 131 (12.63%) VMware
4 129 (12.44%) HP
5 115 (11.09%) Juniper
6 96 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 85 (8.20%) Citrix
8 66 (6.36%) Palo Alto
9 61 (5.88%) F5
10 57 (5.50%) Aruba
11 47 (4.53%) Meraki
12 37 (3.57%) Apple
12 37 (3.57%) SolarWinds
13 33 (3.18%) Avaya
14 29 (2.80%) Fortinet
14 29 (2.80%) Ubiquiti
15 26 (2.51%) Extreme Networks
15 26 (2.51%) Google
16 24 (2.31%) Mitel
16 24 (2.31%) Symantec
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: Up to £23,000 DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary plus corporate benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Car, pension, PMI, Laptop
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago