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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Security
Rank 795 873 857
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 95 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 39
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.44%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +45 89 £60,000 +4.34% 5
London +53 52 £60,000 -4.00% 1
South East +23 25 £55,000 +69.23% 1
West Yorkshire +23 11 £75,000 +50.00%
Leeds +17 11 £75,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +11 11 £75,000 +50.00%
Surrey +21 10 £55,000 -
City of London +40 9 £85,000 +36.00% 1
Berkshire -3 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Guildford - 8 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £60,000 +122.22% 1
High Wycombe +4 5 £60,000 +122.22% 1
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +18 1 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Slough 0 1 £32,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £47,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Wireless
2 81 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (50.00%) Firewall
4 77 (49.36%) Cisco
5 69 (44.23%) WAN
6 68 (43.59%) LAN
7 67 (42.95%) CCNP
8 57 (36.54%) CheckPoint
9 55 (35.26%) Security Cleared
10 52 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 47 (30.13%) CISSP
12 45 (28.85%) Degree
13 42 (26.92%) Juniper
14 41 (26.28%) CCIE
15 38 (24.36%) CEH
16 37 (23.72%) Network Security
16 37 (23.72%) Information Security
16 37 (23.72%) VPN
17 35 (22.44%) TCP/IP
17 35 (22.44%) Penetration Testing
17 35 (22.44%) Network Monitoring
18 34 (21.79%) Database Security
19 33 (21.15%) Network Design
19 33 (21.15%) Management Information System
20 32 (20.51%) IP Telephony
21 28 (17.95%) HP
22 27 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
23 24 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
24 23 (14.74%) CISM
24 23 (14.74%) Finance

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 156 (100.00%) Wireless
2 78 (50.00%) Firewall
3 69 (44.23%) WAN
4 68 (43.59%) LAN
5 37 (23.72%) VPN
5 37 (23.72%) Network Security
6 35 (22.44%) TCP/IP
7 32 (20.51%) IP Telephony
8 27 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 22 (14.10%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (11.54%) DNS
10 18 (11.54%) DHCP
11 17 (10.90%) SNMP
11 17 (10.90%) DMZ
12 16 (10.26%) DSL
12 16 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
13 10 (6.41%) 802.11
13 10 (6.41%) MPLS
14 8 (5.13%) RFID
15 7 (4.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
General
1 23 (14.74%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Law
3 15 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.13%) Banking
5 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (29.49%) Network Engineer
2 41 (26.28%) Security Engineer
3 31 (19.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (18.59%) Information Security Engineer
5 24 (15.38%) Consultant
6 23 (14.74%) Architect
7 18 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (11.54%) Network Architect
8 16 (10.26%) Designer
8 16 (10.26%) Network Designer
9 13 (8.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 13 (8.33%) Testing Consultant
10 11 (7.05%) Network Design Architect
10 11 (7.05%) Cisco Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Security Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Network Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.15%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.10%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.77%) PKI
5 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.56%) Physics
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.92%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.92%) FMCG
7 2 (1.28%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.74%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) UNIX
3 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.72%) Information Security
2 35 (22.44%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (22.44%) Network Monitoring
3 34 (21.79%) Database Security
4 33 (21.15%) Network Design
5 24 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (14.74%) Security Testing
7 20 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 19 (12.18%) Change Management
9 16 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 13 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (7.69%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.05%) SIEM
13 9 (5.77%) Malware Detection\Protection
14 6 (3.85%) ITIL
15 5 (3.21%) Information Management
15 5 (3.21%) Identity Management
15 5 (3.21%) Password Management
16 4 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.13%) Python
2 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.21%) SQL
3 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.28%) Perl
3 2 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (42.95%) CCNP
3 55 (35.26%) Security Cleared
4 52 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 47 (30.13%) CISSP
6 45 (28.85%) Degree
7 41 (26.28%) CCIE
8 38 (24.36%) CEH
9 23 (14.74%) CISM
10 17 (10.90%) GIAC
10 17 (10.90%) CCSE
11 15 (9.62%) CCSA
12 11 (7.05%) CISA
12 11 (7.05%) HP ASE
13 9 (5.77%) CCNA
14 8 (5.13%) CWNA
15 7 (4.49%) GPEN
16 5 (3.21%) GCED
16 5 (3.21%) Security+ Certification
16 5 (3.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Snort
2 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (10.90%) OpenView
2 17 (10.90%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.28%) Nagios
5 2 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 77 (49.36%) Cisco
2 57 (36.54%) CheckPoint
3 42 (26.92%) Juniper
4 28 (17.95%) HP
5 21 (13.46%) IronPort
6 18 (11.54%) Symantec
6 18 (11.54%) McAfee
7 16 (10.26%) F5
8 12 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.05%) Huawei
9 11 (7.05%) Aruba
10 9 (5.77%) Websense
10 9 (5.77%) VMware
11 7 (4.49%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.85%) Brocade
13 4 (2.56%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.56%) Mitel
13 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.56%) Meraki
14 3 (1.92%) ScanSafe
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