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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Engineer
Rank 868 846 853
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 37 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 36
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 2014. 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 35 £47,500 - 4
South East -2 16 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +10 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England - 12 £57,250 -
Reading -4 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Luton - 6 £61,250 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £52,500 -
North West -17 4 £23,500 -60.83% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £55,000 -
Newbury - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
London -6 1 - -
Cheshire -25 1 £23,500 -60.83%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Wantage - 1 £40,000 -

Wireless Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (50.00%) WLAN
3 18 (37.50%) Linux
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco
5 15 (31.25%) Network Design
6 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (22.92%) CCNA
7 11 (22.92%) UNIX
7 11 (22.92%) 802.11
7 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
8 10 (20.83%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) 3GPP
8 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) CCNP
9 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 8 (16.67%) Degree
10 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (16.67%) GSM
10 8 (16.67%) LAN
11 7 (14.58%) SS7
11 7 (14.58%) SMS
11 7 (14.58%) VoIP
11 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) 4G
11 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
11 7 (14.58%) LTE
12 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
12 6 (12.50%) Wireless Security

Wireless Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (50.00%) WLAN
3 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (22.92%) 802.11
5 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.83%) 3GPP
6 8 (16.67%) GSM
6 8 (16.67%) LAN
6 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (14.58%) LTE
7 7 (14.58%) 4G
7 7 (14.58%) SMS
7 7 (14.58%) VoIP
7 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
7 7 (14.58%) SS7
8 6 (12.50%) UMTS
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) Network Security
8 6 (12.50%) Wireless Security
9 5 (10.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Firmware
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Network Design
2 10 (20.83%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.08%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) CCNA
3 9 (18.75%) CCNP
4 8 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) KVM
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) Juniper
3 6 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
4 5 (10.42%) Aruba
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Foundry
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.08%) BT
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
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