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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Engineer
Rank 900 882 894
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 35 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.052% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.054% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,250 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 27 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 12 February 2016. 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 -11 23 £38,000 -17.39% 9
South East -3 13 £27,500 -36.04% 2
Reading +5 11 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Berkshire -22 11 £27,500 -36.04% 1
London +4 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Hampshire +27 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 7 - -
High Wycombe - 7 - -
Farnborough - 7 - -
Hounslow - 7 - -
West Midlands -13 4 £35,000 -36.36% 2
East of England -1 3 £40,000 -6.97% 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £37,750 -
Worcester - 2 £37,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
East Lothian - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Watford - 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) Wireless
2 42 (50.60%) Cisco
3 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (39.76%) CCNP
5 27 (32.53%) Telecoms
6 21 (25.30%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
6 21 (25.30%) Cisco Wireless
7 19 (22.89%) OSPF
7 19 (22.89%) BGP
7 19 (22.89%) Degree
8 18 (21.69%) VPN
8 18 (21.69%) WLAN
9 16 (19.28%) VoIP
9 16 (19.28%) VLAN
10 14 (16.87%) MPLS
11 13 (15.66%) LAN
11 13 (15.66%) WAN
11 13 (15.66%) ION Trading
11 13 (15.66%) Aruba
12 10 (12.05%) CCNA
12 10 (12.05%) Linux
12 10 (12.05%) Firewall
13 8 (9.64%) Bluetooth
13 8 (9.64%) Electronics
13 8 (9.64%) ZigBee
14 7 (8.43%) Broadband
14 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
14 7 (8.43%) Internet
14 7 (8.43%) Motorola

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 83 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (25.30%) Cisco Wireless
2 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
2 21 (25.30%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (22.89%) BGP
3 19 (22.89%) OSPF
4 18 (21.69%) VPN
4 18 (21.69%) WLAN
5 16 (19.28%) VLAN
5 16 (19.28%) VoIP
6 14 (16.87%) MPLS
7 13 (15.66%) LAN
7 13 (15.66%) WAN
8 10 (12.05%) Firewall
9 8 (9.64%) Bluetooth
9 8 (9.64%) ZigBee
10 7 (8.43%) Broadband
10 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
10 7 (8.43%) Internet
11 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
General
1 27 (32.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Electronics
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.61%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.61%) FMCG
2 3 (3.61%) Handset
2 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.41%) CAN bus
3 2 (2.41%) CCTV
4 1 (1.20%) BYOD
4 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Physics
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.23%) Project Management
1 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
2 5 (6.02%) Network Management
3 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (4.82%) Network Design
3 4 (4.82%) Presales
4 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.61%) Network Planning
4 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.41%) Fault Management
5 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.41%) Time Management
6 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.20%) DRM
6 1 (1.20%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.20%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.20%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) C
2 4 (4.82%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (39.76%) CCNP
3 19 (22.89%) Degree
4 10 (12.05%) CCNA
5 3 (3.61%) HND
6 2 (2.41%) CCDA
6 2 (2.41%) CCDP
6 2 (2.41%) CWNA
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Cisco
2 13 (15.66%) Aruba
2 13 (15.66%) ION Trading
3 7 (8.43%) Motorola
4 6 (7.23%) Juniper
5 4 (4.82%) AirMagnet
5 4 (4.82%) F5
6 3 (3.61%) Freescale
6 3 (3.61%) Intel
6 3 (3.61%) Meraki
6 3 (3.61%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (3.61%) Trapeze
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
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