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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 234 233 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1400 1285 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.20% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% 7.00% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1028 1197
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
20577 18364 22351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.06% 17.17% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16276 14910 18244
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,410 £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 30 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 30 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 -4 1334 £45,000 +5.88% 207
London +30 498 £47,500 - 64
South East +8 378 £42,000 -1.17% 67
East of England +24 201 £45,000 - 28
City of London +50 154 £48,750 -2.50% 22
Berkshire +44 141 £40,000 -17.94% 25
Reading +51 88 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -13 83 £42,500 +32.81% 11
Cambridgeshire -14 82 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Cambridge -7 76 £47,500 - 16
North West -25 67 £40,000 +10.34% 15
Yorkshire -40 58 £39,750 -6.47% 15
Hertfordshire +19 53 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Oxfordshire +31 52 £33,000 -22.35% 13
West Midlands -14 47 £42,233 +20.66% 3
West Yorkshire -27 47 £39,500 +7.48% 7
Surrey -30 46 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Leeds -13 43 £39,500 -10.22% 7
South West -50 41 £30,000 -25.00% 11
Bedfordshire +5 33 £53,750 +65.38% 3
East Midlands -21 33 £53,750 +42.38% 2
Basingstoke +9 27 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Birmingham +8 27 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -11 27 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Cheshire -11 27 £38,500 -35.83% 4
Abingdon - 26 £33,000 - 5
Kent +11 24 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 23 £57,000 +23.91%
Scotland -3 21 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Leicestershire +15 20 £55,000 +44.73% 1

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1151 (41.76%) Cisco
2 982 (35.63%) Firewall
3 914 (33.16%) Windows
4 767 (27.83%) LAN
5 731 (26.52%) WAN
6 698 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
7 553 (20.07%) Microsoft
8 547 (19.85%) VPN
8 547 (19.85%) VMware
9 514 (18.65%) Juniper
10 505 (18.32%) Active Directory
11 493 (17.89%) Telecoms
12 492 (17.85%) CCNP
13 471 (17.09%) Degree
14 467 (16.94%) DNS
15 454 (16.47%) TCP/IP
16 438 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 406 (14.73%) ITIL
18 402 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 400 (14.51%) Finance
20 388 (14.08%) DHCP
21 384 (13.93%) MS Exchange
22 382 (13.86%) MS Excel
23 378 (13.72%) HP
24 361 (13.10%) CCNA
25 325 (11.79%) Citrix
26 318 (11.54%) MS Office
27 302 (10.96%) Linux
28 288 (10.45%) VoIP
29 283 (10.27%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 384 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 197 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 117 (4.25%) SharePoint
5 107 (3.88%) Lync
6 96 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 88 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 47 (1.71%) IIS
9 34 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (1.16%) Apache
11 21 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
12 20 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.36%) CMS
15 10 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
16 9 (0.33%) GroupWise
17 8 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 382 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 318 (11.54%) MS Office
3 67 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.47%) MS Project
6 9 (0.33%) FastStats
7 7 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
7 7 (0.25%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.11%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.036%) Simulink
10 1 (0.036%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.11%) Summit
3 3 (0.11%) Advent Moxy
4 2 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.073%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.036%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.036%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.036%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.036%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.45%) Office 365
2 74 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.12%) SaaS
4 27 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.44%) PaaS
6 11 (0.40%) IaaS
7 10 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.15%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 982 (35.63%) Firewall
2 767 (27.83%) LAN
3 731 (26.52%) WAN
4 547 (19.85%) VPN
5 467 (16.94%) DNS
6 454 (16.47%) TCP/IP
7 388 (14.08%) DHCP
8 288 (10.45%) VoIP
9 283 (10.27%) Internet
9 283 (10.27%) MPLS
10 281 (10.20%) Network Security
11 272 (9.87%) SAN
12 268 (9.72%) BGP
13 267 (9.69%) OSPF
14 264 (9.58%) VLAN
15 232 (8.42%) WLAN
16 192 (6.97%) Cisco ASA
17 178 (6.46%) Cisco Nexus
18 176 (6.39%) EIGRP
19 170 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.38%) MySQL
3 29 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 13 (0.47%) Big Data
7 11 (0.40%) SQLite
8 10 (0.36%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.29%) DTS
10 8 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.11%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.073%) MS Access
13 2 (0.073%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.073%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 30 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 24 (0.87%) Subversion
3 17 (0.62%) JIRA
4 12 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.33%) Ant
6 8 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.29%) LabVIEW
6 8 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.25%) WinDbg
7 7 (0.25%) GDB
7 7 (0.25%) Maven
8 6 (0.22%) Selenium
9 5 (0.18%) MSI
9 5 (0.18%) AppScan
10 4 (0.15%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.15%) Hudson
11 3 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (0.11%) CMake
11 3 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 493 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 400 (14.51%) Finance
3 114 (4.14%) Electronics
4 111 (4.03%) Marketing
5 107 (3.88%) Retail
6 74 (2.69%) Legal
7 70 (2.54%) Banking
8 56 (2.03%) Law
9 49 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.91%) Advertising
11 24 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 17 (0.62%) Billing
13 17 (0.62%) Back Office
13 17 (0.62%) French Language
14 14 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.51%) Publishing
15 9 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.33%) German Language
16 7 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 560 (20.32%) Network Engineer
2 297 (10.78%) Analyst
3 259 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 193 (7.00%) Architect
5 147 (5.33%) Consultant
6 142 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 116 (4.21%) Software Engineer
8 113 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 111 (4.03%) Network Architect
10 109 (3.96%) Support Analyst
11 87 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 86 (3.12%) IT Support
13 85 (3.08%) Network Analyst
14 82 (2.98%) Security Engineer
15 80 (2.90%) Network Support
16 71 (2.58%) Developer
17 67 (2.43%) Cisco Engineer
18 66 (2.39%) Senior Architect
19 64 (2.32%) 2nd Line Support
20 63 (2.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.14%) HTML
2 46 (1.67%) .NET
3 43 (1.56%) CSS
3 43 (1.56%) Web Services
4 28 (1.02%) XML
5 25 (0.91%) Middleware
6 19 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.62%) LINQ
7 17 (0.62%) WCF
7 17 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (0.62%) .NET Remoting
8 14 (0.51%) COM
9 12 (0.44%) Ajax
9 12 (0.44%) XMPP
10 11 (0.40%) STL
10 11 (0.40%) RESTful
10 11 (0.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (0.36%) LAMP
11 10 (0.36%) SOAP
11 10 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 119 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 116 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 52 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 49 (1.78%) Clustering
7 44 (1.60%) Open Source
8 41 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 39 (1.42%) Replication
10 38 (1.38%) iPhone
11 29 (1.05%) Smart Meter
12 28 (1.02%) Statistics
13 27 (0.98%) PKI
13 27 (0.98%) DTV
13 27 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 26 (0.94%) User Experience
15 25 (0.91%) Mathematics
16 22 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 20 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 914 (33.16%) Windows
2 438 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 302 (10.96%) Linux
4 241 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 237 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 233 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 140 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 113 (4.10%) UNIX
9 107 (3.88%) Android
10 89 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 66 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 57 (2.07%) Windows Vista
13 54 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.94%) Solaris
15 21 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 21 (0.76%) CentOS
16 20 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
17 16 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
18 15 (0.54%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (14.73%) ITIL
2 247 (8.96%) Project Management
3 220 (7.98%) Network Design
4 180 (6.53%) Service Delivery
4 180 (6.53%) Network Management
5 134 (4.86%) Change Management
6 128 (4.64%) Information Security
6 128 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (4.43%) Software Engineering
8 107 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 102 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 95 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 94 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
12 88 (3.19%) CRM
13 86 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 78 (2.83%) Migration
15 77 (2.79%) Risk Management
16 76 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
17 72 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
18 69 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 169 (6.13%) SQL
2 165 (5.99%) C
3 108 (3.92%) Java
4 105 (3.81%) C++
5 94 (3.41%) Python
6 78 (2.83%) PHP
7 57 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 52 (1.89%) Perl
9 45 (1.63%) Embedded C
10 43 (1.56%) C#
11 42 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 40 (1.45%) JavaScript
13 33 (1.20%) VB
14 23 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 23 (0.83%) Ruby
15 21 (0.76%) Embedded C++
16 19 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 16 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.58%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 698 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 492 (17.85%) CCNP
3 471 (17.09%) Degree
4 361 (13.10%) CCNA
5 215 (7.80%) Security Cleared
6 197 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 145 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 133 (4.83%) MCSE
9 111 (4.03%) CCIE
10 109 (3.96%) MCITP
11 101 (3.66%) MCSA
12 97 (3.52%) CISSP
13 67 (2.43%) MCTS
14 60 (2.18%) CEH
15 59 (2.14%) CCDP
16 51 (1.85%) MCP
17 47 (1.71%) CISM
18 39 (1.42%) CCSE
19 38 (1.38%) CCVP
20 36 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (8.24%) SLA
2 71 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 65 (2.36%) QA
5 17 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.58%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.25%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) JTAG
9 1 (0.036%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.036%) HL7
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.036%) BS7799
System Software
1 505 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 402 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 101 (3.66%) XenApp
5 90 (3.27%) vSphere
6 60 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (2.10%) XenDesktop
8 51 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 36 (1.31%) Terminal Services
9 36 (1.31%) Firmware
10 23 (0.83%) ISA Server
11 22 (0.80%) Terminal Server
12 17 (0.62%) KVM
13 15 (0.54%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.33%) XenServer
15 9 (0.33%) UAG
16 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.25%) Snort
17 7 (0.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 122 (4.43%) Backup Exec
2 94 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 74 (2.69%) SCCM
4 59 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 55 (2.00%) SCOM
6 44 (1.60%) WSUS
7 40 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 35 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
9 33 (1.20%) Nagios
10 30 (1.09%) Cacti
11 22 (0.80%) HP NNM
12 21 (0.76%) OpenView
13 19 (0.69%) FortiGate
14 18 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
15 16 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 16 (0.58%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.54%) Nessus
17 11 (0.40%) ZABBIX
18 10 (0.36%) SCVMM
18 10 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1151 (41.76%) Cisco
2 553 (20.07%) Microsoft
3 547 (19.85%) VMware
4 514 (18.65%) Juniper
5 378 (13.72%) HP
6 325 (11.79%) Citrix
7 260 (9.43%) CheckPoint
8 232 (8.42%) F5
9 156 (5.66%) Apple
10 151 (5.48%) Symantec
11 146 (5.30%) Riverbed
12 126 (4.57%) Veeam
13 124 (4.50%) Aruba
14 111 (4.03%) SolarWinds
15 109 (3.96%) Dell
16 99 (3.59%) EMC
17 88 (3.19%) Blue Coat
18 77 (2.79%) Avaya
19 74 (2.69%) Ruckus Wireless
19 74 (2.69%) Meru Networks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: circ £45,000 - £50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (09:00-5:30 Mon-Fri) + Free parking
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday