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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 891 870 927
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +57
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 63 95 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.086% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 74 47
Median salary £40,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £45,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £75,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +18.27%

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
17715 20057 20420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14702 15885 16189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Wireless Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 21 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 4 May 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 -14 56 £40,750 -32.08% 6
South East +16 19 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Surrey -4 16 £37,500 -31.81%
Yorkshire +12 15 £33,250 -55.66% 2
Leeds +13 14 £41,500 -44.66% 2
West Yorkshire +5 14 £41,500 -44.66% 2
London -42 10 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire - 9 £50,220 -
South West - 9 £50,220 -
Swindon - 9 £50,220 -
Camberley - 6 £36,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £37,500 -
Berkshire +16 2 - -
North West - 2 £40,000 - 2
East of England +16 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Wireless
2 51 (48.11%) Degree
3 49 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (45.28%) Cisco
5 39 (36.79%) Windows
6 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
6 38 (35.85%) Security Cleared
7 37 (34.91%) Penetration Testing
8 36 (33.96%) Unix
8 36 (33.96%) VPN
8 36 (33.96%) Information Security
9 34 (32.08%) Python
9 34 (32.08%) CREST Certified
10 33 (31.13%) CCNP
10 33 (31.13%) Firewall
11 32 (30.19%) Publishing
11 32 (30.19%) Perl
11 32 (30.19%) Ruby
11 32 (30.19%) Mobile App
12 31 (29.25%) C
12 31 (29.25%) C++
12 31 (29.25%) Java
12 31 (29.25%) LAN
13 30 (28.30%) WAN
14 28 (26.42%) CESG
15 27 (25.47%) Juniper
16 26 (24.53%) PHP
17 23 (21.70%) CCNA
18 20 (18.87%) VoIP
19 19 (17.92%) Load Balancing

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 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (100.00%) Wireless
2 36 (33.96%) VPN
3 33 (31.13%) Firewall
4 31 (29.25%) LAN
5 30 (28.30%) WAN
6 20 (18.87%) VoIP
7 18 (16.98%) DNS
8 17 (16.04%) Network Security
9 15 (14.15%) SSL
10 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
11 11 (10.38%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (10.38%) Telepresence
12 9 (8.49%) Internet
13 8 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (6.60%) SAN
15 5 (4.72%) BGP
15 5 (4.72%) Multicast
15 5 (4.72%) OSPF
15 5 (4.72%) Wireshark
16 4 (3.77%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) AppScan
1 2 (1.89%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.89%) Paros
General
1 32 (30.19%) Publishing
2 15 (14.15%) Finance
3 11 (10.38%) Multimedia
4 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Penetration Tester
1 29 (27.36%) Tester
2 24 (22.64%) Consultant
3 22 (20.75%) Network Engineer
4 19 (17.92%) Security Consultant
5 15 (14.15%) NOC Engineer
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Tester
7 12 (11.32%) Network Operations Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (7.55%) Security Penetration Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Security Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Security Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Penetration Test Consultant
12 6 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (5.66%) Network Specialist
12 6 (5.66%) Presales Consultant
12 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.77%) Spring
3 3 (2.83%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) Mobile App
2 28 (26.42%) CESG
3 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.77%) PKI
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.89%) Wiki
10 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.94%) FMCG
10 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.94%) Physics
10 1 (0.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.79%) Windows
2 36 (33.96%) Unix
3 2 (1.89%) Kali Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (33.96%) Information Security
3 19 (17.92%) Load Balancing
4 17 (16.04%) Social Engineering
5 15 (14.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (14.15%) Network Design
6 13 (12.26%) Validation
7 10 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (8.49%) Presales
8 9 (8.49%) Security Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.55%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.60%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.66%) Line Management
11 6 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) Python
2 32 (30.19%) Perl
2 32 (30.19%) Ruby
3 31 (29.25%) C
3 31 (29.25%) C++
3 31 (29.25%) Java
4 26 (24.53%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) C#
6 2 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 49 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 38 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 34 (32.08%) CREST Certified
5 33 (31.13%) CCNP
6 23 (21.70%) CCNA
7 12 (11.32%) CISSP
8 10 (9.43%) CCDP
9 8 (7.55%) JNCIA
10 7 (6.60%) CCIE
10 7 (6.60%) CEH
10 7 (6.60%) JNCIS
10 7 (6.60%) OSCP
11 6 (5.66%) CCDA
11 6 (5.66%) CISA
12 4 (3.77%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (3.77%) GWAPT
12 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (3.77%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.89%) KVM
4 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.89%) XenServer
5 1 (0.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Cacti
1 2 (1.89%) HP Fortify
1 2 (1.89%) Nessus
1 2 (1.89%) Nmap
1 2 (1.89%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (45.28%) Cisco
2 27 (25.47%) Juniper
3 11 (10.38%) VMware
4 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.49%) F5
5 9 (8.49%) Intel
5 9 (8.49%) Intel Security
6 8 (7.55%) Aruba
6 8 (7.55%) Palo Alto
7 7 (6.60%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.60%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.66%) Citrix
8 6 (5.66%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (3.77%) HP
9 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.83%) SAP
11 2 (1.89%) 3Com
11 2 (1.89%) Sophos
11 2 (1.89%) Splunk
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