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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Security
Rank 835 843 868
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 55 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.053% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 14
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £44,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +19.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,750 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%

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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Wireless Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 20 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 22 October 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
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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 +14 50 £52,500 -2.32% 6
London +36 36 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South East -14 14 £47,000 -6.00% 4
Berkshire +1 8 £47,500 - 1
City of London - 8 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £46,500 -
Greenwich - 4 - -
Hampshire -6 3 £57,500 +130.00%
Reading +1 2 £53,750 - 1
Docklands, London -10 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Hertfordshire -17 1 - -
East of England -18 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Southampton - 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 97 (100.00%) Wireless
2 64 (65.98%) Cisco
3 58 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (56.70%) CCNP
5 37 (38.14%) Firewall
5 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
6 36 (37.11%) WAN
7 29 (29.90%) VPN
7 29 (29.90%) SC Cleared
8 26 (26.80%) Juniper
8 26 (26.80%) CheckPoint
9 24 (24.74%) LAN
10 23 (23.71%) Degree
11 22 (22.68%) CCIE
12 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
13 19 (19.59%) HP
14 18 (18.56%) OpenView
14 18 (18.56%) CiscoWorks
14 18 (18.56%) DSL
14 18 (18.56%) SNMP
14 18 (18.56%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (18.56%) Telecoms
14 18 (18.56%) IP Telephony
14 18 (18.56%) CCSE
14 18 (18.56%) Structured Cabling
15 16 (16.49%) VMware
15 16 (16.49%) Information Security
15 16 (16.49%) BGP
15 16 (16.49%) MPLS
15 16 (16.49%) OSPF

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (2.06%) Lync
1 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
1 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (100.00%) Wireless
2 37 (38.14%) Firewall
3 36 (37.11%) WAN
4 29 (29.90%) VPN
5 24 (24.74%) LAN
6 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (18.56%) DSL
7 18 (18.56%) SNMP
7 18 (18.56%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (18.56%) IP Telephony
7 18 (18.56%) Structured Cabling
8 16 (16.49%) BGP
8 16 (16.49%) MPLS
8 16 (16.49%) OSPF
9 15 (15.46%) IPsec
9 15 (15.46%) VLAN
10 14 (14.43%) Network Security
11 12 (12.37%) VoIP
12 11 (11.34%) DHCP
12 11 (11.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) AppScan
General
1 18 (18.56%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.46%) Finance
3 11 (11.34%) Law
4 10 (10.31%) Retail
5 6 (6.19%) Back Office
6 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 3 (3.09%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Network Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (22.68%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Information Security Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Voice Network Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Testing Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Sales Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) SAML
3 1 (1.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.31%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.25%) Video on Demand
3 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) MPEG
4 6 (6.19%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) CentOS
4 3 (3.09%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Information Security
2 13 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (12.37%) Security Testing
4 11 (11.34%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (10.31%) Database Security
5 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 9 (9.28%) Project Management
7 8 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.25%) Network Design
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL
8 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.19%) Use Case
9 6 (6.19%) Change Control
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.09%) Business Development
12 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (1.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.19%) Perl
2 6 (6.19%) PHP
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (56.70%) CCNP
3 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
4 29 (29.90%) SC Cleared
5 23 (23.71%) Degree
6 22 (22.68%) CCIE
7 18 (18.56%) CCSE
8 15 (15.46%) CISSP
9 11 (11.34%) CEH
9 11 (11.34%) CISM
10 9 (9.28%) CCNA
11 8 (8.25%) CCVP
12 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (6.19%) RHCE
13 4 (4.12%) CCDP
14 2 (2.06%) PCI QSA
14 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
15 1 (1.03%) GIAC
15 1 (1.03%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 5 (5.15%) QA
4 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Snort
2 6 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (6.19%) vSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) UAG
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) OpenView
1 18 (18.56%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (9.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (6.19%) Cacti
4 6 (6.19%) Nagios
5 1 (1.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (65.98%) Cisco
2 26 (26.80%) Juniper
2 26 (26.80%) CheckPoint
3 19 (19.59%) HP
4 16 (16.49%) VMware
5 14 (14.43%) Aerohive Networks
6 9 (9.28%) Symantec
6 9 (9.28%) McAfee
6 9 (9.28%) Fujitsu
6 9 (9.28%) Aruba
7 8 (8.25%) Tandberg
7 8 (8.25%) Blue Coat
8 7 (7.22%) IronPort
8 7 (7.22%) Riverbed
8 7 (7.22%) F5
9 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.09%) EMC
10 3 (3.09%) Meraki
11 2 (2.06%) NetApp
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