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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK
Rank 455 522 568
Rank change year-on-year +67 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 469 484 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 2.74% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 424 418 328
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +9.58%  
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 £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +8.69%  

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 13468 17650 19251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.05% 17.25% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10974 14610 15332
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 22 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 22 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 +85 452 £40,000 - 61
London +25 109 £42,000 -9.18% 12
South East +38 100 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East of England +58 79 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Cambridgeshire +58 59 £45,000 +2.85% 12
Cambridge +49 48 £45,000 - 10
South West +19 47 £25,000 -15.96% 3
West Midlands +24 41 £39,000 +11.42% 7
Hampshire +45 36 £40,000 - 2
North West -25 29 £40,000 +63.26% 7
Yorkshire +50 28 £21,500 -29.51% 4
East Sussex - 23 £50,000 - 5
Brighton - 23 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire +36 22 £25,000 -15.96%
West Yorkshire - 19 £21,500 - 3
East Midlands +10 18 £21,000 -24.32% 3
Birmingham +7 18 £38,750 +19.23% 6
Surrey +19 16 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Salisbury +3 16 £25,000 -15.96%
Basingstoke +13 15 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Manchester -27 15 £40,000 +75.82% 4
Cheshire +20 13 £37,500 +4.16% 3
City of London +44 12 £42,250 -7.14% 3
Scotland +18 12 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Berkshire +15 12 £46,250 -42.18% 2
Hertfordshire +2 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Rochdale - 12 £47,500 - 1
Leeds - 11 £21,500 - 1
Devon - 10 £29,000 - 1
Coventry +26 9 £40,000 +19.40% 1

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 414 (41.90%) LAN
2 397 (40.18%) Cisco
3 377 (38.16%) Windows
4 374 (37.85%) WAN
5 318 (32.19%) Firewall
6 300 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
7 298 (30.16%) Active Directory
8 255 (25.81%) Wireless
9 227 (22.98%) Microsoft
10 199 (20.14%) CCNP
11 194 (19.64%) ITIL
12 180 (18.22%) CCNA
13 172 (17.41%) VMware
14 167 (16.90%) Degree
15 162 (16.40%) VPN
15 162 (16.40%) VoIP
15 162 (16.40%) Windows Server
16 161 (16.30%) Linux
17 156 (15.79%) TCP/IP
18 150 (15.18%) Telecoms
19 142 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 132 (13.36%) DNS
21 130 (13.16%) VLAN
22 124 (12.55%) MPLS
23 116 (11.74%) C
24 115 (11.64%) MS Exchange
24 115 (11.64%) Internet
25 105 (10.63%) MS Office
26 104 (10.53%) SLA
26 104 (10.53%) Data Centre

Wi-Fi
Top Related 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
1 115 (11.64%) MS Exchange
2 42 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (3.24%) IIS
5 28 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (2.53%) Apache
8 19 (1.92%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.91%) Hubot
12 6 (0.61%) JBoss
13 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.40%) CMS
14 4 (0.40%) Confluence
14 4 (0.40%) WordPress
15 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 105 (10.63%) MS Office
2 84 (8.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
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 96 (9.72%) Office 365
2 33 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.92%) SaaS
5 16 (1.62%) IaaS
6 14 (1.42%) PaaS
7 12 (1.21%) G Suite
8 9 (0.91%) Slack
9 5 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.40%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.20%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.10%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 414 (41.90%) LAN
2 374 (37.85%) WAN
3 318 (32.19%) Firewall
4 255 (25.81%) Wireless
5 162 (16.40%) VoIP
5 162 (16.40%) VPN
6 156 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 132 (13.36%) DNS
8 130 (13.16%) VLAN
9 124 (12.55%) MPLS
10 115 (11.64%) Internet
11 98 (9.92%) BGP
11 98 (9.92%) Bluetooth
11 98 (9.92%) Network Security
12 94 (9.51%) Ethernet
13 89 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
13 89 (9.01%) OSPF
14 75 (7.59%) DHCP
15 63 (6.38%) WLAN
16 62 (6.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.01%) 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%) GIS
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.20%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.10%) IDMS
7 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.21%) JIRA
3 10 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.61%) Xcode
5 5 (0.51%) Subversion
5 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.40%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.40%) CppUnit
6 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.10%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.10%) NUnit
General
1 150 (15.18%) Telecoms
2 61 (6.17%) Finance
3 52 (5.26%) Retail
4 31 (3.14%) Electronics
5 28 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.83%) Marketing
6 21 (2.13%) Advertising
7 13 (1.32%) Automotive
8 11 (1.11%) Billing
9 9 (0.91%) Legal
10 7 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.51%) Games
11 5 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.40%) Military
12 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Banking
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 205 (20.75%) Network Engineer
2 114 (11.54%) Analyst
3 107 (10.83%) IT Support
4 82 (8.30%) Support Engineer
5 66 (6.68%) Embedded Engineer
6 63 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 62 (6.28%) IT Engineer
8 59 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 59 (5.97%) IT Technician
9 58 (5.87%) Cisco Engineer
9 58 (5.87%) Software Engineer
10 56 (5.67%) Support Analyst
11 48 (4.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 45 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 44 (4.45%) Support Technician
14 42 (4.25%) Network Analyst
15 41 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
16 39 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (3.74%) IT Support Technician
18 33 (3.34%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 23 (2.33%) HTML
3 17 (1.72%) Web Services
4 16 (1.62%) Middleware
5 12 (1.21%) REST
6 10 (1.01%) POSIX
7 9 (0.91%) HTML5
7 9 (0.91%) OAuth
8 8 (0.81%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.81%) Backbone.js
8 8 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (0.81%) MAPI
8 8 (0.81%) PhoneGap
9 7 (0.71%) Qt
10 6 (0.61%) BREW
10 6 (0.61%) Flash
10 6 (0.61%) J2ME
10 6 (0.61%) OpenAL
10 6 (0.61%) OpenCL
10 6 (0.61%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.58%) Driving Licence
3 55 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.96%) EPoS
5 31 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.73%) iPad
8 24 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.13%) iPhone
10 20 (2.02%) Internet of Things
11 19 (1.92%) Smartphone
12 17 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
14 14 (1.42%) PKI
14 14 (1.42%) Smart Home
15 12 (1.21%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.21%) Chip and PIN
16 10 (1.01%) CCTV
16 10 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 377 (38.16%) Windows
2 162 (16.40%) Windows Server
3 161 (16.30%) Linux
4 100 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (8.81%) Windows 7
7 63 (6.38%) Windows 10
8 59 (5.97%) Windows 8
9 46 (4.66%) Android
10 39 (3.95%) Mac OS X
11 32 (3.24%) Apple iOS
12 27 (2.73%) Unix
13 26 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (1.92%) Mac OS
14 19 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (1.72%) CentOS
16 15 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (1.32%) Windows XP
18 11 (1.11%) Windows Phone
19 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (19.64%) ITIL
2 81 (8.20%) Software Engineering
3 71 (7.19%) Project Management
4 63 (6.38%) Network Design
5 52 (5.26%) Change Control
5 52 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 47 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (4.25%) Load Balancing
7 42 (4.25%) PRINCE2
8 40 (4.05%) Service Management
9 39 (3.95%) Problem Management
10 38 (3.85%) Configuration Management
11 37 (3.74%) Change Management
12 36 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.14%) Presales
14 30 (3.04%) Mathematics
14 30 (3.04%) Network Management
15 29 (2.94%) CRM
16 28 (2.83%) Asset Management
16 28 (2.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (11.74%) C
2 97 (9.82%) Python
3 95 (9.62%) C++
4 74 (7.49%) SQL
5 43 (4.35%) Perl
6 36 (3.64%) Java
7 33 (3.34%) MATLAB
8 27 (2.73%) Embedded C
9 23 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.72%) Embedded C++
11 14 (1.42%) C#
11 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.21%) PHP
13 10 (1.01%) Ruby
14 8 (0.81%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.61%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.51%) Tcl
17 4 (0.40%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 300 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (20.14%) CCNP
3 180 (18.22%) CCNA
4 167 (16.90%) Degree
5 74 (7.49%) Security Cleared
6 54 (5.47%) SC Cleared
7 45 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (3.04%) MCSE
9 29 (2.94%) CCIE
10 18 (1.82%) CCDP
11 16 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.21%) BC Cleared
13 12 (1.21%) CCSA
13 12 (1.21%) PMP
14 10 (1.01%) CCVP
14 10 (1.01%) JNCIA
14 10 (1.01%) JNCIP
15 9 (0.91%) MCP
16 8 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.53%) SLA
2 29 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.32%) ISO27002
5 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) JTAG
7 2 (0.20%) QA
8 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 298 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 142 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (9.51%) Hyper-V
4 63 (6.38%) Firmware
5 15 (1.52%) vSphere
6 12 (1.21%) Docker
6 12 (1.21%) ProxySG
7 10 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.51%) NFS
11 4 (0.40%) Samba
11 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.40%) Xen
12 3 (0.30%) pfSense
13 2 (0.20%) KVM
13 2 (0.20%) oVirt
13 2 (0.20%) UAG
13 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (3.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (2.83%) Nagios
2 28 (2.83%) Puppet
3 26 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 23 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (2.33%) SCCM
5 21 (2.13%) OpenNMS
6 15 (1.52%) RANCID
6 15 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 13 (1.32%) Cacti
8 10 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.51%) Ansible
12 5 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.51%) WSUS
13 4 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 397 (40.18%) Cisco
2 227 (22.98%) Microsoft
3 172 (17.41%) VMware
4 91 (9.21%) Juniper
5 84 (8.50%) CheckPoint
6 80 (8.10%) HP
7 61 (6.17%) F5
8 59 (5.97%) Meraki
8 59 (5.97%) Palo Alto
9 54 (5.47%) SolarWinds
10 49 (4.96%) Citrix
11 43 (4.35%) Avaya
12 42 (4.25%) Aruba
13 37 (3.74%) Apple
14 33 (3.34%) NetApp
15 29 (2.94%) Dell
16 27 (2.73%) Google
17 25 (2.53%) SonicWALL
18 22 (2.23%) EMC
19 21 (2.13%) Mitel
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: up to £23k DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Marie Stopes International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Training, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45600 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The North Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £22,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Royal Free NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,302 - £35,225 pa plus HCAS
Posted: 14 days ago