The table below looks at the statistics for the Wireless Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Engineer
Rank 862 870 859
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 31 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.034% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £26,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.78% +26.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Wireless Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Wireless Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 24 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +24 14 £50,000 +7.52% 1
South East +1 4 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Berkshire 0 4 £62,500 +92.30% 2
East of England -7 4 £27,500 -51.11%
Slough - 4 £62,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £27,500 -
Colchester - 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 1 £30,000 -42.85%
Watford - 1 £30,000 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Wireless Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Wireless Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (54.00%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (52.00%) Internet
4 25 (50.00%) Cisco
5 22 (44.00%) Degree
6 20 (40.00%) Network Design
6 20 (40.00%) 802.11
6 20 (40.00%) 802.1X
7 18 (36.00%) CWNA
8 16 (32.00%) RFID
8 16 (32.00%) UNIX
8 16 (32.00%) Python
8 16 (32.00%) Wireless Security
9 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
9 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (24.00%) Ruckus Wireless
10 12 (24.00%) AirMagnet
11 11 (22.00%) CCNP
12 10 (20.00%) Motorola
12 10 (20.00%) Aruba
13 7 (14.00%) Trapeze
13 7 (14.00%) Juniper
13 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.00%) CCNA
15 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 5 (10.00%) FMCG
15 5 (10.00%) Retail
15 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
16 4 (8.00%) Cisco Prime

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Wireless Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Wireless Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (54.00%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (52.00%) Internet
4 20 (40.00%) 802.11
5 16 (32.00%) RFID
5 16 (32.00%) Wireless Security
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (8.00%) 3GPP
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) WLAN
8 2 (4.00%) Broadband
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.00%) 4G
9 1 (2.00%) LTE
9 1 (2.00%) 2G
9 1 (2.00%) WiMAX
9 1 (2.00%) RNC
9 1 (2.00%) GSM
9 1 (2.00%) LAN
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) FMCG
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Handset
3 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Physics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Network Design
2 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.00%) Network Planning
3 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (8.00%) Time Management
3 4 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.00%) DRM
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 18 (36.00%) CWNA
3 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (22.00%) CCNP
5 6 (12.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CWTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (24.00%) AirMagnet
2 12 (24.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 10 (20.00%) Aruba
3 10 (20.00%) Motorola
4 7 (14.00%) Juniper
4 7 (14.00%) Trapeze
5 3 (6.00%) Meraki
6 1 (2.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Nokia
6 1 (2.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.00%) Draytek
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