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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Engineer
Rank 883 912 875
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 32 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 12
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +35.71%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 12 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 30 July 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
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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 +40 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +43 13 £50,000 -8.25% 1
South East +1 6 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Berkshire +7 4 £62,500 +108.33% 1
East of England +4 3 £27,500 -52.17%
Essex - 3 £27,500 -
Slough - 3 £62,500 - 1
Colchester - 2 £27,500 -
Hampshire +6 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Oxfordshire +5 1 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Reading -8 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (100.00%) Wireless
2 26 (53.06%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (53.06%) Internet
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco
4 24 (48.98%) Degree
5 21 (42.86%) Network Design
5 21 (42.86%) 802.11
5 21 (42.86%) 802.1X
6 19 (38.78%) CWNA
7 17 (34.69%) RFID
7 17 (34.69%) Wireless Security
7 17 (34.69%) UNIX
7 17 (34.69%) Python
8 16 (32.65%) Apple iOS
9 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (26.53%) Ruckus Wireless
11 12 (24.49%) Aruba
12 11 (22.45%) AirMagnet
13 9 (18.37%) Motorola
14 8 (16.33%) CCNP
14 8 (16.33%) CCNA
15 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 6 (12.24%) Trapeze
16 6 (12.24%) Juniper
16 6 (12.24%) Linux
17 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
17 5 (10.20%) FMCG
17 5 (10.20%) Retail
18 4 (8.16%) WiMAX
18 4 (8.16%) Network Planning

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) Wireless
2 26 (53.06%) Internet
2 26 (53.06%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (42.86%) 802.11
4 17 (34.69%) RFID
4 17 (34.69%) Wireless Security
5 4 (8.16%) LTE
5 4 (8.16%) 4G
5 4 (8.16%) 2G
5 4 (8.16%) WiMAX
5 4 (8.16%) RNC
5 4 (8.16%) 3G
5 4 (8.16%) GSM
5 4 (8.16%) UMTS
5 4 (8.16%) WLAN
5 4 (8.16%) VPN
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) FMCG
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.16%) Network Planning
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Time Management
4 3 (6.12%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 19 (38.78%) CWNA
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (16.33%) CCNP
4 8 (16.33%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) ACSP
6 1 (2.04%) CWTS
6 1 (2.04%) CCDP
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) Ruckus Wireless
3 12 (24.49%) Aruba
4 11 (22.45%) AirMagnet
5 9 (18.37%) Motorola
6 6 (12.24%) Trapeze
6 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 4 (8.16%) Ericsson
7 4 (8.16%) Meraki
7 4 (8.16%) Nokia
7 4 (8.16%) Nortel
8 3 (6.12%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.08%) HP
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo
10 1 (2.04%) Draytek
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago