The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Security
Rank 812 845 838
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 80 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 40
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £31,750 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -13.79%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Wireless Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Wireless Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Security
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 Security within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +36 73 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +56 41 £52,000 -9.56% 2
South East +2 21 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Berkshire +4 11 £55,000 +69.23%
Leeds +17 10 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +11 10 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire +7 10 £75,000 -
City of London +15 9 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Surrey +9 5 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 4 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £55,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +6 1 £47,500 -19.14% 1
Slough +2 1 £32,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £47,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Greenwich - 1 - -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Wireless Security also 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 that cited Wireless Security.

1 146 (100.00%) Wireless
2 78 (53.42%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (52.74%) WAN
4 76 (52.05%) LAN
5 75 (51.37%) Cisco
6 74 (50.68%) Firewall
7 65 (44.52%) CCNP
8 53 (36.30%) Security Cleared
9 52 (35.62%) CheckPoint
10 48 (32.88%) SC Cleared
11 45 (30.82%) CISSP
12 41 (28.08%) Degree
13 40 (27.40%) Network Security
14 39 (26.71%) HP
15 38 (26.03%) Juniper
15 38 (26.03%) VPN
15 38 (26.03%) Information Security
16 37 (25.34%) CCIE
17 36 (24.66%) CEH
18 35 (23.97%) Network Monitoring
18 35 (23.97%) TCP/IP
19 34 (23.29%) Database Security
20 33 (22.60%) Wi-Fi
21 32 (21.92%) IP Telephony
22 31 (21.23%) Network Design
23 30 (20.55%) Management Information System
24 29 (19.86%) SNMP
24 29 (19.86%) OpenView
24 29 (19.86%) CiscoWorks
24 29 (19.86%) CCSE

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Wireless Security also 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 that cited Wireless Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 146 (100.00%) Wireless
2 77 (52.74%) WAN
3 76 (52.05%) LAN
4 74 (50.68%) Firewall
5 40 (27.40%) Network Security
6 38 (26.03%) VPN
7 35 (23.97%) TCP/IP
8 33 (22.60%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (21.92%) IP Telephony
10 29 (19.86%) SNMP
11 28 (19.18%) DSL
11 28 (19.18%) Structured Cabling
12 27 (18.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (12.33%) DHCP
13 18 (12.33%) DNS
14 17 (11.64%) DMZ
15 16 (10.96%) MPLS
16 13 (8.90%) OSPF
16 13 (8.90%) BGP
16 13 (8.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 18 (12.33%) Law
4 11 (7.53%) Retail
5 9 (6.16%) Banking
6 6 (4.11%) Legal
7 4 (2.74%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Network Engineer
2 41 (28.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (25.34%) Security Engineer
4 30 (20.55%) Information Security Engineer
5 21 (14.38%) Consultant
6 19 (13.01%) Architect
7 13 (8.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Network Architect
8 11 (7.53%) Cisco Architect
9 10 (6.85%) Network Design Architect
10 9 (6.16%) Testing Consultant
10 9 (6.16%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Sales Consultant
12 5 (3.42%) Network Consultant
12 5 (3.42%) Network Specialist
13 4 (2.74%) Security Manager
13 4 (2.74%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.55%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.27%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) PKI
5 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.74%) Physics
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.05%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.05%) FMCG
6 3 (2.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.75%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) UNIX
3 6 (4.11%) Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.74%) CentOS
5 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Information Security
2 35 (23.97%) Network Monitoring
3 34 (23.29%) Database Security
4 31 (21.23%) Network Design
5 24 (16.44%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (15.07%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (13.01%) Incident Management
8 16 (10.96%) Security Testing
8 16 (10.96%) Risk Management
9 11 (7.53%) Change Management
9 11 (7.53%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.85%) SIEM
11 8 (5.48%) ITIL
11 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.11%) Change Control
12 6 (4.11%) Ethical Hacking
13 4 (2.74%) Use Case
13 4 (2.74%) Information Management
13 4 (2.74%) Identity Management
13 4 (2.74%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.79%) Python
1 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.42%) SQL
3 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.74%) Perl
3 4 (2.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (53.42%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (44.52%) CCNP
3 53 (36.30%) Security Cleared
4 48 (32.88%) SC Cleared
5 45 (30.82%) CISSP
6 41 (28.08%) Degree
7 37 (25.34%) CCIE
8 36 (24.66%) CEH
9 29 (19.86%) CCSE
10 22 (15.07%) CISM
11 17 (11.64%) GIAC
12 10 (6.85%) HP ASE
13 9 (6.16%) CCNA
14 8 (5.48%) CISA
15 7 (4.79%) CWNA
16 5 (3.42%) GPEN
17 4 (2.74%) GCED
17 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (2.74%) Security+ Certification
17 4 (2.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) Snort
2 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.74%) vSphere
3 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (19.86%) OpenView
1 29 (19.86%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (12.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.74%) Cacti
3 4 (2.74%) Nagios
4 3 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 75 (51.37%) Cisco
2 52 (35.62%) CheckPoint
3 39 (26.71%) HP
4 38 (26.03%) Juniper
5 21 (14.38%) IronPort
6 18 (12.33%) Symantec
6 18 (12.33%) McAfee
7 17 (11.64%) F5
8 11 (7.53%) Aruba
8 11 (7.53%) VMware
9 10 (6.85%) Huawei
10 9 (6.16%) Websense
10 9 (6.16%) Riverbed
11 8 (5.48%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.48%) Fujitsu
12 6 (4.11%) Brocade
13 4 (2.74%) Mitel
13 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.74%) Meraki
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Just now
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago