The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 240 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1377 1319 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.24% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.68% 7.10% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1062 1164
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireless
Salary Trend

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

Wireless Salary Trend in the UK

Wireless
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Wireless Salary Histogram in the UK

Wireless
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 1308 £45,000 +5.88% 172
London +8 469 £47,500 - 56
South East -1 374 £40,000 -5.88% 50
East of England +15 211 £45,000 - 24
City of London +38 148 £50,000 -2.43% 18
Berkshire +43 138 £40,000 -15.78% 19
Reading +49 88 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 87 £47,750 +6.11% 18
Cambridge -6 81 £49,000 +8.88% 15
Hampshire -11 80 £40,000 +25.00% 5
North West -40 62 £38,500 +2.66% 11
Yorkshire -32 59 £39,000 -8.23% 9
Hertfordshire +23 56 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Oxfordshire +33 51 £33,000 -22.35% 6
West Yorkshire -21 46 £39,500 +5.33% 5
Surrey -28 44 £45,000 -5.26% 12
West Midlands -27 43 £50,000 +42.85% 4
South West -52 43 £26,250 -34.37% 15
Leeds -14 42 £39,500 -16.84% 5
East Midlands -6 38 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Bedfordshire +6 33 £55,000 +66.66% 2
Kent +17 31 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Birmingham +10 27 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Abingdon - 25 £33,000 - 4
Manchester -15 24 £40,250 +28.80% 4
Cheshire -19 24 £38,500 -35.83% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 23 £50,000 -20.00%
Basingstoke +4 23 £45,000 +40.62%
Scotland -6 22 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Suffolk +28 21 £45,000 -

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Wireless 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.

1 1139 (41.43%) Cisco
2 963 (35.03%) Firewall
3 909 (33.07%) Windows
4 763 (27.76%) LAN
5 721 (26.23%) WAN
6 685 (24.92%) Cisco Certification
7 552 (20.08%) Microsoft
8 539 (19.61%) VPN
9 538 (19.57%) VMware
10 502 (18.26%) Juniper
11 501 (18.22%) Active Directory
12 483 (17.57%) Telecoms
13 477 (17.35%) CCNP
13 477 (17.35%) Degree
14 463 (16.84%) DNS
15 451 (16.41%) TCP/IP
16 435 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 400 (14.55%) ITIL
18 396 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 395 (14.37%) Finance
20 385 (14.01%) DHCP
21 383 (13.93%) MS Exchange
22 376 (13.68%) MS Excel
23 373 (13.57%) HP
24 354 (12.88%) CCNA
25 318 (11.57%) Citrix
26 317 (11.53%) MS Office
27 312 (11.35%) Linux
28 277 (10.08%) Internet
29 276 (10.04%) VoIP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Wireless 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 383 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 196 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 113 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 99 (3.60%) Lync
6 95 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 83 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (1.60%) IIS
9 39 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (1.16%) Apache
11 21 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
12 20 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.36%) CMS
16 10 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
17 9 (0.33%) GroupWise
18 7 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 376 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 317 (11.53%) MS Office
3 64 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.47%) MS Project
6 9 (0.33%) FastStats
7 6 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.22%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.11%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.036%) Simulink
10 1 (0.036%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.11%) Summit
3 3 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (0.11%) Advent Moxy
3 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.036%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.036%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.036%) Eikon
5 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (3.35%) Office 365
2 68 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.13%) SaaS
4 25 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.44%) PaaS
6 11 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.40%) IaaS
7 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 963 (35.03%) Firewall
2 763 (27.76%) LAN
3 721 (26.23%) WAN
4 539 (19.61%) VPN
5 463 (16.84%) DNS
6 451 (16.41%) TCP/IP
7 385 (14.01%) DHCP
8 277 (10.08%) Internet
9 276 (10.04%) VoIP
10 267 (9.71%) Network Security
11 265 (9.64%) MPLS
12 261 (9.49%) OSPF
13 259 (9.42%) VLAN
14 258 (9.39%) BGP
15 255 (9.28%) SAN
16 230 (8.37%) WLAN
17 185 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
18 173 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 173 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
19 170 (6.18%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.42%) MySQL
3 29 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 19 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.47%) Big Data
8 11 (0.40%) SQLite
9 10 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.33%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.22%) DTS
13 6 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.11%) CorVu
14 3 (0.11%) BusinessObjects XI
15 2 (0.073%) MS Access
15 2 (0.073%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (0.95%) Subversion
3 19 (0.69%) JIRA
4 11 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.29%) Ant
5 8 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.29%) LabVIEW
5 8 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.25%) GDB
6 7 (0.25%) WinDbg
6 7 (0.25%) Maven
7 6 (0.22%) Selenium
7 6 (0.22%) AppScan
8 5 (0.18%) MSI
9 4 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.15%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.15%) Hudson
9 4 (0.15%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 483 (17.57%) Telecoms
2 395 (14.37%) Finance
3 117 (4.26%) Electronics
4 115 (4.18%) Marketing
5 104 (3.78%) Retail
6 74 (2.69%) Legal
7 67 (2.44%) Banking
8 60 (2.18%) Law
9 50 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.95%) Advertising
11 21 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 19 (0.69%) Billing
14 17 (0.62%) Back Office
15 16 (0.58%) French Language
16 14 (0.51%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.44%) Publishing
18 9 (0.33%) German Language
19 8 (0.29%) Investment Banking
20 7 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 551 (20.04%) Network Engineer
2 293 (10.66%) Analyst
3 254 (9.24%) Support Engineer
4 196 (7.13%) Architect
5 143 (5.20%) Consultant
6 135 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 124 (4.51%) Software Engineer
8 116 (4.22%) Network Architect
9 110 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 105 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 89 (3.24%) IT Support
12 83 (3.02%) Project Manager
13 82 (2.98%) Network Analyst
13 82 (2.98%) Network Support
13 82 (2.98%) Security Engineer
14 71 (2.58%) Senior Architect
15 68 (2.47%) Senior Network Architect
15 68 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
15 68 (2.47%) Developer
16 65 (2.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.15%) HTML
2 47 (1.71%) .NET
3 42 (1.53%) CSS
3 42 (1.53%) Web Services
4 27 (0.98%) XML
5 24 (0.87%) Middleware
6 16 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 15 (0.55%) WCF
7 15 (0.55%) COM
8 14 (0.51%) Ajax
8 14 (0.51%) .NET Remoting
8 14 (0.51%) LINQ
8 14 (0.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (0.40%) RESTful
9 11 (0.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (0.40%) XMPP
9 11 (0.40%) STL
10 10 (0.36%) XSL
10 10 (0.36%) LAMP
11 9 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 128 (4.66%) Blackberry
4 116 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 53 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
6 49 (1.78%) Clustering
7 47 (1.71%) Open Source
8 44 (1.60%) iPhone
9 41 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 39 (1.42%) Firmware
11 38 (1.38%) Replication
12 29 (1.05%) Smart Meter
13 28 (1.02%) PKI
13 28 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 27 (0.98%) Statistics
15 26 (0.95%) Mathematics
15 26 (0.95%) DTV
16 24 (0.87%) User Experience
17 21 (0.76%) iPad
17 21 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 909 (33.07%) Windows
2 435 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 312 (11.35%) Linux
4 240 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 233 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 232 (8.44%) Windows 7
7 136 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 116 (4.22%) UNIX
9 103 (3.75%) Android
10 84 (3.06%) Apple iOS
11 67 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 59 (2.15%) Windows Vista
13 53 (1.93%) Mac OS X
14 27 (0.98%) Solaris
15 23 (0.84%) CentOS
16 22 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
17 21 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
18 17 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
18 17 (0.62%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (14.55%) ITIL
2 234 (8.51%) Project Management
3 221 (8.04%) Network Design
4 187 (6.80%) Service Delivery
5 180 (6.55%) Network Management
6 133 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (4.69%) Change Management
8 128 (4.66%) Software Engineering
9 123 (4.47%) Information Security
10 105 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 101 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 92 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
13 91 (3.31%) PRINCE2
13 91 (3.31%) CRM
14 87 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 79 (2.87%) Penetration Testing
16 77 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
17 71 (2.58%) Risk Management
18 70 (2.55%) Migration
19 65 (2.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (6.22%) C
2 169 (6.15%) SQL
3 115 (4.18%) C++
4 114 (4.15%) Java
5 96 (3.49%) Python
6 80 (2.91%) PHP
7 58 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 53 (1.93%) Perl
9 47 (1.71%) Embedded C
10 42 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 42 (1.53%) C#
10 42 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 31 (1.13%) VB
12 26 (0.95%) Assembly Language
13 23 (0.84%) Embedded C++
13 23 (0.84%) Ruby
14 18 (0.65%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 685 (24.92%) Cisco Certification
2 477 (17.35%) CCNP
2 477 (17.35%) Degree
3 354 (12.88%) CCNA
4 218 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 203 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 148 (5.38%) SC Cleared
7 136 (4.95%) MCSE
8 112 (4.07%) CCIE
9 109 (3.97%) MCITP
10 98 (3.56%) MCSA
11 97 (3.53%) CISSP
12 65 (2.36%) MCTS
13 64 (2.33%) CEH
14 60 (2.18%) MCP
15 54 (1.96%) CCDP
16 45 (1.64%) CISM
17 37 (1.35%) CCVP
17 37 (1.35%) CCSE
18 36 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (8.08%) SLA
2 72 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 65 (2.36%) QA
4 17 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.58%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.25%) COBIT
7 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) JTAG
9 2 (0.073%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.036%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 501 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 396 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 94 (3.42%) XenApp
5 76 (2.76%) vSphere
6 59 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 56 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 48 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 40 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 24 (0.87%) ISA Server
11 20 (0.73%) Terminal Server
12 18 (0.65%) KVM
13 14 (0.51%) DFS Replication
14 12 (0.44%) UAG
14 12 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.29%) XenServer
16 7 (0.25%) Snort
16 7 (0.25%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 125 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 91 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 68 (2.47%) SCCM
4 54 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 49 (1.78%) SCOM
6 44 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
7 42 (1.53%) WSUS
8 34 (1.24%) Nagios
9 33 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
10 29 (1.05%) Cacti
11 21 (0.76%) HP NNM
12 20 (0.73%) OpenView
13 19 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
14 16 (0.58%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.55%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.51%) Nessus
17 13 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 11 (0.40%) ZABBIX
19 10 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
20 8 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1139 (41.43%) Cisco
2 552 (20.08%) Microsoft
3 538 (19.57%) VMware
4 502 (18.26%) Juniper
5 373 (13.57%) HP
6 318 (11.57%) Citrix
7 248 (9.02%) CheckPoint
8 232 (8.44%) F5
9 152 (5.53%) Apple
10 145 (5.27%) Symantec
11 144 (5.24%) Riverbed
12 124 (4.51%) Aruba
13 119 (4.33%) Veeam
14 110 (4.00%) Dell
15 109 (3.97%) SolarWinds
16 92 (3.35%) EMC
17 86 (3.13%) Blue Coat
18 75 (2.73%) Avaya
19 70 (2.55%) Meru Networks
20 68 (2.47%) Ruckus Wireless
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,Med,Dental
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car, 5% Pension, Private Health
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £62,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday