Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 116 231
Rank change year-on-year +36 +115 -21
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 217 40 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.25% 1.49% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.69% 10.20% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 181 22 60
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,500 £20,000
25th Percentile £44,750 £34,250 £23,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,250 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.99% +46.21% -17.71%
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,813 £53,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% -2.22%

Wi-Fi 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 advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,161 392 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.38% 14.65% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 882 312 1,050
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,640 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,258 £34,813 £28,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% +11.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,975 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,483 £46,625
% change year-on-year -4.73% +12.56% -1.84%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
South Yorkshire +11 104 £55,000 -8.33% 3
West Yorkshire -56 44 £37,500 -22.28% 18
North Yorkshire +2 8 £29,000 -31.76% 6
East Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 133 (61.29%) Wireless
2 84 (38.71%) C
3 83 (38.25%) C++
4 61 (28.11%) TCP/IP
5 60 (27.65%) Python
6 56 (25.81%) Firmware
7 53 (24.42%) Broadband
8 51 (23.50%) Ethernet
8 51 (23.50%) Computer Science
8 51 (23.50%) MQTT
9 47 (21.66%) Windows
10 42 (19.35%) Linux
11 41 (18.89%) Microsoft 365
12 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
13 34 (15.67%) VPN
14 32 (14.75%) PhD
14 32 (14.75%) DVB
14 32 (14.75%) MATLAB
14 32 (14.75%) Signal Processing
14 32 (14.75%) Algorithms
14 32 (14.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 32 (14.75%) MIMO
15 31 (14.29%) Windows Server
16 30 (13.82%) Degree
17 28 (12.90%) Wireshark
17 28 (12.90%) XMPP
17 28 (12.90%) Software Testing
17 28 (12.90%) STUN
17 28 (12.90%) Integration Testing
17 28 (12.90%) Continuous Integration

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 11 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.30%) Confluence
3 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.89%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (5.53%) Azure
3 10 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.76%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.76%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.84%) AWS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.46%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.46%) Route 53
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (61.29%) Wireless
2 61 (28.11%) TCP/IP
3 53 (24.42%) Broadband
4 51 (23.50%) Ethernet
4 51 (23.50%) MQTT
5 34 (15.67%) VPN
6 32 (14.75%) DVB
6 32 (14.75%) MIMO
7 28 (12.90%) 802.11
7 28 (12.90%) HTTP
7 28 (12.90%) HTTPS
7 28 (12.90%) STUN
7 28 (12.90%) Wireshark
8 27 (12.44%) Firewall
9 25 (11.52%) 5G
9 25 (11.52%) LTE
10 23 (10.60%) Bluetooth
11 22 (10.14%) WAN
12 21 (9.68%) LAN
13 15 (6.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 28 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.44%) Social Skills
3 21 (9.68%) Organisational Skills
4 17 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.76%) Marketing
5 6 (2.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.84%) Finance
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (26.73%) Wireless Engineer
2 49 (22.58%) RF Engineer
2 49 (22.58%) Senior RF Engineer
3 41 (18.89%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) Algorithm Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) DSP Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 28 (12.90%) Automation Engineer
6 26 (11.98%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (11.98%) Validation Engineer
7 25 (11.52%) RF Test Engineer
7 25 (11.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 25 (11.52%) Test Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) Design Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) PCB Design Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) RF Design Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) Senior Design Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) Senior RF Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.90%) 802.1X
1 28 (12.90%) XMPP
2 23 (10.60%) CSS
2 23 (10.60%) HTML
3 6 (2.76%) JSON
4 2 (0.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.46%) Middleware
5 1 (0.46%) Node.js
5 1 (0.46%) React
5 1 (0.46%) React Native
5 1 (0.46%) Redux
5 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.75%) Algorithms
1 32 (14.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (10.60%) Device Driver
2 23 (10.60%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (9.68%) EPoS
4 18 (8.29%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.53%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.30%) Replication
8 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.84%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) CCTV
9 3 (1.38%) User Experience
10 2 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.92%) Social Media
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.66%) Windows
2 42 (19.35%) Linux
3 31 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.06%) Windows Server 2019
5 21 (9.68%) Windows 10
6 18 (8.29%) Debian
6 18 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.50%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.75%) Signal Processing
3 28 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (12.90%) Integration Testing
3 28 (12.90%) Performance Measurement
3 28 (12.90%) Software Testing
3 28 (12.90%) Test Automation
3 28 (12.90%) Validation
4 26 (11.98%) Resource Management
4 26 (11.98%) Time Management
5 25 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (10.60%) Device Driver Development
6 23 (10.60%) Requirements Gathering
6 23 (10.60%) Software Engineering
7 21 (9.68%) Project Management
8 20 (9.22%) Business Continuity
9 18 (8.29%) DevOps
9 18 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.29%) ERP
9 18 (8.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 84 (38.71%) C
2 83 (38.25%) C++
3 60 (27.65%) Python
4 32 (14.75%) MATLAB
5 18 (8.29%) PHP
5 18 (8.29%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.07%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.76%) SQL
8 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.75%) PhD
2 30 (13.82%) Degree
3 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CCNP
5 1 (0.46%) CCIE
5 1 (0.46%) CCNA
5 1 (0.46%) CISSP
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (25.81%) Firmware
2 21 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.29%) Docker
3 18 (8.29%) KVM
4 13 (5.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (12.90%) Graylog
1 28 (12.90%) Kibana
2 18 (8.29%) Rancher
3 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.15%) Dell
3 7 (3.23%) Cisco
3 7 (3.23%) VMware
4 6 (2.76%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.30%) Veeam
6 4 (1.84%) F5
6 4 (1.84%) Meraki
6 4 (1.84%) MikroTik
6 4 (1.84%) Sophos
6 4 (1.84%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (1.38%) Aruba
7 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) Avaya
9 1 (0.46%) HP