Period
to 19 August 2017

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 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 511 544
Rank change year-on-year +43 +33 +90
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 1055 1059 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 3.18% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 948 951 829
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,588 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +4.38% +10.34% +0.69%

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 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the UK

Wi-Fi
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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
England +47 990 £42,500 - 64
UK excluding London +47 745 £41,750 +4.38% 50
London +2 284 £42,500 -10.53% 19
South East +48 198 £41,000 -8.89% 5
East of England +45 171 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North of England +3 136 £38,000 +1.33% 13
Midlands +18 109 £42,500 +13.33% 9
South West -17 101 £32,500 -5.11% 9
West Midlands +13 76 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West -39 69 £41,500 +10.67% 10
Yorkshire +44 56 £30,750 -12.14% 2
East Midlands +13 33 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Scotland +21 21 £51,250 +20.59% 4
Wales +17 20 £37,500 - 1
North East +27 11 £35,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 441 (41.80%) LAN
2 411 (38.96%) WAN
3 380 (36.02%) Windows
4 368 (34.88%) Cisco
5 352 (33.36%) Firewall
6 284 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 276 (26.16%) Microsoft
8 259 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
9 255 (24.17%) Wireless
10 200 (18.96%) VPN
11 194 (18.39%) ITIL
12 187 (17.73%) TCP/IP
13 176 (16.68%) VoIP
14 174 (16.49%) Windows Server
15 167 (15.83%) Degree
16 162 (15.36%) DNS
17 158 (14.98%) VLAN
18 157 (14.88%) Telecoms
19 153 (14.50%) C
20 151 (14.31%) VMware
21 149 (14.12%) CCNP
22 146 (13.84%) CCNA
23 142 (13.46%) Linux
24 136 (12.89%) Internet
25 130 (12.32%) DHCP
26 127 (12.04%) Data Centre
27 125 (11.85%) Juniper
28 120 (11.37%) HP
29 117 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
29 117 (11.09%) Office 365

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
1 111 (10.52%) MS Exchange
2 65 (6.16%) SharePoint
3 40 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (3.32%) IIS
5 31 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 25 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.85%) Apache
7 9 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.57%) Confluence
10 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.28%) CMS
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.28%) SAS
10 3 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.095%) Drupal
12 1 (0.095%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Autodesk Flame
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Workfront
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (11.09%) Office 365
2 64 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (3.41%) SaaS
5 25 (2.37%) IaaS
6 20 (1.90%) PaaS
7 17 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (1.52%) G Suite
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudTrail
10 8 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.66%) Slack
12 4 (0.38%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 441 (41.80%) LAN
2 411 (38.96%) WAN
3 352 (33.36%) Firewall
4 255 (24.17%) Wireless
5 200 (18.96%) VPN
6 187 (17.73%) TCP/IP
7 176 (16.68%) VoIP
8 162 (15.36%) DNS
9 158 (14.98%) VLAN
10 136 (12.89%) Internet
11 130 (12.32%) DHCP
12 114 (10.81%) BGP
13 113 (10.71%) MPLS
14 103 (9.76%) OSPF
15 101 (9.57%) SAN
16 99 (9.38%) Bluetooth
17 95 (9.00%) Unified Communications
18 88 (8.34%) Cisco ASA
19 69 (6.54%) Network Security
20 68 (6.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.38%) Big Data
5 4 (0.38%) MySQL
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.095%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.095%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.095%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.095%) IDMS
7 1 (0.095%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.095%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.04%) Subversion
3 10 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.85%) JIRA
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.38%) Geb
7 4 (0.38%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.38%) JMeter
7 4 (0.38%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.38%) Robot Framework
7 4 (0.38%) Selenium
7 4 (0.38%) TestRail
7 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.28%) Xcode
9 1 (0.095%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.095%) NUnit
9 1 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 157 (14.88%) Telecoms
2 73 (6.92%) Finance
3 48 (4.55%) Electronics
4 35 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.13%) Retail
6 22 (2.09%) Marketing
7 18 (1.71%) Advertising
7 18 (1.71%) Back Office
8 13 (1.23%) Military
9 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Games
13 3 (0.28%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.095%) Banking
15 1 (0.095%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 205 (19.43%) Network Engineer
2 108 (10.24%) Analyst
3 104 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 89 (8.44%) IT Support
5 74 (7.01%) Senior Network Engineer
6 73 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 69 (6.54%) Embedded Engineer
8 62 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 62 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 50 (4.74%) Project Manager
10 49 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 45 (4.27%) Desktop Support
11 45 (4.27%) Developer
11 45 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
12 42 (3.98%) Network Manager
13 41 (3.89%) IT Manager
14 40 (3.79%) Architect
15 39 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
16 38 (3.60%) Consultant
17 37 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.40%) 802.1X
2 31 (2.94%) REST
3 30 (2.84%) JSON
4 15 (1.42%) Middleware
5 11 (1.04%) Web Services
6 10 (0.95%) .NET
7 8 (0.76%) HTML
7 8 (0.76%) POSIX
8 5 (0.47%) COM+
8 5 (0.47%) XML
8 5 (0.47%) XMPP
9 4 (0.38%) OAuth
10 3 (0.28%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.28%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.28%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (0.28%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.28%) iOS SDK
10 3 (0.28%) MAPI
11 2 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 104 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 76 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 45 (4.27%) Smart Home
6 43 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
7 30 (2.84%) Internet of Things
8 28 (2.65%) Smartphone
8 28 (2.65%) User Experience
9 27 (2.56%) PKI
10 24 (2.27%) PMI
11 21 (1.99%) CCTV
12 19 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (1.33%) EPoS
16 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (1.23%) Public Cloud
17 11 (1.04%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 380 (36.02%) Windows
2 174 (16.49%) Windows Server
3 142 (13.46%) Linux
4 91 (8.63%) Windows 7
5 86 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (7.01%) Windows 10
7 59 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (5.21%) Android
9 51 (4.83%) Unix
10 37 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 32 (3.03%) Mac OS X
12 24 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.61%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.23%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.95%) CentOS
18 7 (0.66%) AIX
18 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (18.39%) ITIL
2 108 (10.24%) Project Management
3 80 (7.58%) Change Management
4 74 (7.01%) PRINCE2
5 69 (6.54%) Load Balancing
6 63 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 62 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (5.21%) Problem Management
9 54 (5.12%) Incident Management
10 53 (5.02%) Service Management
10 53 (5.02%) Software Engineering
11 52 (4.93%) Presales
12 51 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 49 (4.64%) Configuration Management
13 49 (4.64%) Network Design
14 46 (4.36%) Change Control
15 40 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (3.70%) Asset Management
16 39 (3.70%) Mathematics
17 36 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (14.50%) C
2 106 (10.05%) C++
3 103 (9.76%) Python
4 69 (6.54%) SQL
5 32 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 32 (3.03%) Perl
6 31 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 27 (2.56%) Java
8 22 (2.09%) C#
8 22 (2.09%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.76%) PHP
10 7 (0.66%) Assembly Language
10 7 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.66%) VBScript
11 6 (0.57%) ANSI C
12 5 (0.47%) VB
12 5 (0.47%) VBA
13 4 (0.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 259 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
2 167 (15.83%) Degree
3 149 (14.12%) CCNP
4 146 (13.84%) CCNA
5 67 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 61 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (5.02%) CCIE
8 51 (4.83%) SC Cleared
9 47 (4.45%) MCSE
10 41 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 33 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (2.94%) MCSA
13 30 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (2.27%) PMI Certification
15 23 (2.18%) CCDP
15 23 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (2.09%) JNCIP
17 21 (1.99%) CCSE
18 17 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.86%) SLA
2 34 (3.22%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.47%) QA
8 1 (0.095%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.095%) DO-254
8 1 (0.095%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 284 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 117 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (8.53%) Firmware
4 60 (5.69%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.46%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.66%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.47%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.38%) Xen
9 4 (0.38%) XenApp
10 3 (0.28%) vCloud
10 3 (0.28%) vSphere
11 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.19%) KVM
11 2 (0.19%) Snort
11 2 (0.19%) UAG
11 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (4.45%) SCCM
2 35 (3.32%) Nagios
3 27 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (2.18%) Cacti
5 20 (1.90%) SCOM
6 19 (1.80%) FortiGate
6 19 (1.80%) WSUS
7 18 (1.71%) Puppet
8 16 (1.52%) OpenNMS
9 14 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
10 13 (1.23%) RANCID
11 12 (1.14%) Backup Exec
12 11 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
13 8 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.47%) AirWatch
15 5 (0.47%) NetCrunch
15 5 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
15 5 (0.47%) WMI
16 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 368 (34.88%) Cisco
2 276 (26.16%) Microsoft
3 151 (14.31%) VMware
4 125 (11.85%) Juniper
5 120 (11.37%) HP
6 99 (9.38%) Citrix
7 83 (7.87%) CheckPoint
8 75 (7.11%) Aruba
9 68 (6.45%) F5
10 61 (5.78%) Palo Alto
11 47 (4.45%) Meraki
12 42 (3.98%) Avaya
13 41 (3.89%) Apple
14 33 (3.13%) Fortinet
14 33 (3.13%) SolarWinds
15 31 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
16 28 (2.65%) Ubiquiti
17 27 (2.56%) Google
18 23 (2.18%) Dell
18 23 (2.18%) Mitel