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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Engineer
Rank 851 861 855
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 30 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.031% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 16
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 18 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 27 February 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 -7 30 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -4 16 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Berkshire - 16 £43,000 -
Reading - 10 £60,000 -
London +17 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London - 5 £57,500 - 1
Manchester -3 2 - -
North West -18 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
East of England -7 1 £43,000 -21.81% 2
Hampshire -10 1 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Slough - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (100.00%) Wireless
2 35 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 34 (52.31%) Degree
4 33 (50.77%) LTE
5 31 (47.69%) WiMAX
6 30 (46.15%) GSM
6 30 (46.15%) UMTS
7 28 (43.08%) Nortel
7 28 (43.08%) Ericsson
7 28 (43.08%) Nokia
7 28 (43.08%) 3G
7 28 (43.08%) 2G
7 28 (43.08%) RNC
7 28 (43.08%) QA
8 27 (41.54%) Service Delivery
9 26 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (33.85%) Cisco
11 17 (26.15%) WLAN
11 17 (26.15%) LAN
12 14 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
13 9 (13.85%) SLA
14 8 (12.31%) 802.11
14 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (12.31%) Aruba
14 8 (12.31%) 4G
15 7 (10.77%) Finance
15 7 (10.77%) C
16 6 (9.23%) VPN
16 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) Wireless
2 33 (50.77%) LTE
3 31 (47.69%) WiMAX
4 30 (46.15%) GSM
4 30 (46.15%) UMTS
5 28 (43.08%) 3G
5 28 (43.08%) RNC
5 28 (43.08%) 2G
6 17 (26.15%) WLAN
6 17 (26.15%) LAN
7 14 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (12.31%) 4G
8 8 (12.31%) 802.11
8 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.23%) VPN
10 5 (7.69%) WAN
10 5 (7.69%) VoIP
11 4 (6.15%) SSL
11 4 (6.15%) OSPF
General
1 35 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Service Delivery
2 4 (6.15%) Network Management
3 3 (4.62%) Project Management
3 3 (4.62%) Network Design
3 3 (4.62%) System Testing
4 2 (3.08%) Time Management
4 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.54%) Workflow Management
5 1 (1.54%) Workflow
5 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) C
2 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) CWNA
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) ACSP
6 1 (1.54%) VCP4
6 1 (1.54%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.54%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) QA
2 9 (13.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) OPNET
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Nortel
1 28 (43.08%) Ericsson
1 28 (43.08%) Nokia
2 22 (33.85%) Cisco
3 8 (12.31%) Aruba
4 5 (7.69%) Meraki
5 4 (6.15%) Meru Networks
5 4 (6.15%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (6.15%) Riverbed
5 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.15%) Juniper
6 3 (4.62%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.54%) Websense
8 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East (Home Counties)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago