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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Engineer
Rank 834 854 873
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 32 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.021% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 13
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 £41,500 £44,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Wireless Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 19 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 29 January 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 +26 31 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -6 17 £46,250 +6.32%
Berkshire - 16 £44,000 -
Reading - 9 £60,000 -
London -11 6 £57,500 +17.94%
City of London - 5 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire -28 2 £38,250 +59.37%
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -
Slough - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
North West -4 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £21,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 72 (100.00%) Wireless
2 34 (47.22%) Telecoms
3 31 (43.06%) LTE
4 28 (38.89%) WiMAX
4 28 (38.89%) GSM
4 28 (38.89%) UMTS
4 28 (38.89%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) RNC
5 25 (34.72%) QA
5 25 (34.72%) Ericsson
5 25 (34.72%) Nokia
5 25 (34.72%) 3G
5 25 (34.72%) Nortel
5 25 (34.72%) 2G
6 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (29.17%) Cisco
8 19 (26.39%) WLAN
9 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (20.83%) LAN
11 14 (19.44%) 802.11
12 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.28%) SLA
15 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (11.11%) Finance
17 7 (9.72%) Juniper
17 7 (9.72%) CCNA
17 7 (9.72%) C

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 72 (100.00%) Wireless
2 31 (43.06%) LTE
3 28 (38.89%) WiMAX
3 28 (38.89%) GSM
3 28 (38.89%) UMTS
4 25 (34.72%) RNC
4 25 (34.72%) 3G
4 25 (34.72%) 2G
5 19 (26.39%) WLAN
6 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (20.83%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) 802.11
9 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (9.72%) VoIP
11 7 (9.72%) 4G
12 6 (8.33%) SSH
13 5 (6.94%) WAN
13 5 (6.94%) 3GPP
13 5 (6.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 34 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (6.94%) Project Management
2 5 (6.94%) Network Management
3 4 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 4 (5.56%) Network Design
4 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.17%) System Testing
5 2 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (1.39%) Validation
6 1 (1.39%) Workflow
6 1 (1.39%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) C
2 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.72%) CCNA
4 4 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) ACCA
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (34.72%) QA
2 11 (15.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Ericsson
1 25 (34.72%) Nokia
1 25 (34.72%) Nortel
2 21 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Juniper
3 7 (9.72%) Aerohive Networks
3 7 (9.72%) Aruba
4 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.17%) Meraki
6 2 (2.78%) Meru Networks
6 2 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Websense
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago