The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 876 870 929
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +59
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 38 110 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.10% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.60% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 106 36
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +39.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16432 18378 20925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.77% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13589 15242 16553
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireless Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Wireless Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK.

Wireless Security Salary Trend in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Wireless Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 38 £55,000 -21.42% 3
London +18 15 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Leeds 0 12 £55,000 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -9 12 £55,000 -21.42%
Yorkshire -10 12 £55,000 -21.42%
South East +13 5 £43,750 -30.00%
City of London - 5 £65,000 -
Surrey +37 4 £37,500 -31.81%
West Midlands -33 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Birmingham -36 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £50,000 -20.00%
East of England +11 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -1 1 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester -1 1 £60,000 -14.28% 1
High Wycombe -4 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Camberley - 1 £32,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Wireless Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wireless Security.

1 95 (100.00%) Wireless
2 49 (51.58%) Windows
3 42 (44.21%) Degree
4 40 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (42.11%) Information Security
5 37 (38.95%) CCNP
5 37 (38.95%) Unix
5 37 (38.95%) Mobile App
5 37 (38.95%) CREST Certified
6 35 (36.84%) C
6 35 (36.84%) CESG
7 34 (35.79%) C++
7 34 (35.79%) Java
7 34 (35.79%) Perl
7 34 (35.79%) PHP
7 34 (35.79%) Python
7 34 (35.79%) Cisco
7 34 (35.79%) Ruby
8 32 (33.68%) Publishing
9 27 (28.42%) CCNA
9 27 (28.42%) VPN
10 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
10 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 20 (21.05%) WAN
12 18 (18.95%) Firewall
13 16 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (14.74%) Social Engineering
14 14 (14.74%) CHECK Team Member
15 13 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) IaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (28.42%) VPN
3 20 (21.05%) WAN
4 18 (18.95%) Firewall
5 16 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (13.68%) LAN
7 12 (12.63%) VoIP
8 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.47%) Telepresence
9 8 (8.42%) DNS
10 7 (7.37%) Network Security
11 6 (6.32%) Multicast
11 6 (6.32%) SSL
11 6 (6.32%) VLAN
11 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.26%) IPsec
13 4 (4.21%) WLAN
14 3 (3.16%) SAN
15 2 (2.11%) Internet
General
1 32 (33.68%) Publishing
2 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.32%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Penetration Tester
1 29 (30.53%) Tester
2 27 (28.42%) Network Engineer
3 15 (15.79%) NOC Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Consultant
4 13 (13.68%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.68%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 13 (13.68%) Senior Tester
5 12 (12.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Network Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.95%) Mobile App
2 35 (36.84%) CESG
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) MPEG
3 6 (6.32%) Video on Demand
4 5 (5.26%) PKI
5 4 (4.21%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.11%) Wiki
8 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.58%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Information Security
1 40 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (14.74%) Social Engineering
3 10 (10.53%) Network Design
3 10 (10.53%) Presales
4 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.42%) Security Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.37%) ITIL
6 7 (7.37%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.37%) Line Management
6 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.37%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 7 (7.37%) SIEM
7 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.26%) Security Management
8 5 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) C
2 34 (35.79%) C++
2 34 (35.79%) Java
2 34 (35.79%) Perl
2 34 (35.79%) PHP
2 34 (35.79%) Python
2 34 (35.79%) Ruby
3 4 (4.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (44.21%) Degree
2 40 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (38.95%) CCNP
3 37 (38.95%) CREST Certified
4 27 (28.42%) CCNA
5 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 14 (14.74%) CHECK Team Member
7 12 (12.63%) Tigerscheme
8 7 (7.37%) CCIE
9 6 (6.32%) CEH
10 5 (5.26%) CISSP
10 5 (5.26%) JNCIA
11 4 (4.21%) JNCIS
11 4 (4.21%) MCSE
11 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (4.21%) OSCP
12 3 (3.16%) CCDP
12 3 (3.16%) CCVP
12 3 (3.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.11%) KVM
4 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
4 2 (2.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Cisco
2 13 (13.68%) Juniper
3 10 (10.53%) Citrix
3 10 (10.53%) Riverbed
3 10 (10.53%) VMware
4 8 (8.42%) Meraki
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) Aruba
5 7 (7.37%) HP
6 6 (6.32%) Tandberg
7 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.16%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.16%) SAP
9 2 (2.11%) 3Com
9 2 (2.11%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.05%) Avaya
10 1 (1.05%) Brocade
10 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.05%) Splunk
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