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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 188 248 242
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1679 1196 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.17% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.87% 6.81% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 988 1053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 January 2015 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 January 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
(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 +52 1588 £45,000 - 271
London +101 633 £50,000 +5.26% 78
South East +30 446 £42,500 - 59
Berkshire +72 217 £52,500 +11.11% 30
City of London +94 189 £55,000 - 29
East of England -12 142 £47,500 +5.55% 43
Reading +75 138 £55,000 -4.34% 9
Yorkshire +43 119 £35,000 - 20
North West +52 93 £37,000 -26.00% 18
Cambridgeshire -16 74 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Cambridge -9 69 £52,500 -4.54% 23
West Midlands -6 61 £45,000 +20.00% 8
West Yorkshire +11 59 £32,500 -8.45% 12
Hampshire +3 57 £34,000 +41.66% 9
Surrey -9 57 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Leeds +21 54 £32,500 -7.14% 7
South West -6 52 £38,500 -3.75% 28
Manchester +26 46 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Cheshire +29 41 £42,500 - 3
Scotland +13 41 £37,500 - 12
East Midlands -22 32 £55,000 +34.14% 14
Bedfordshire +24 29 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Basingstoke +20 28 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Crewe - 27 £42,500 -
Leicestershire +15 25 £55,000 +30.95% 4
Birmingham -6 25 £53,750 -2.27% 5
South Yorkshire +9 24 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 24 £40,000 -9.60% 3
Hertfordshire -7 22 £45,000 - 9
Brentford - 21 £100,000 -

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1515 (47.81%) Cisco
2 1325 (41.81%) Firewall
3 991 (31.27%) Windows
4 951 (30.01%) LAN
5 945 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
6 926 (29.22%) WAN
7 739 (23.32%) VPN
8 712 (22.47%) CCNP
9 654 (20.64%) Microsoft
10 637 (20.10%) Juniper
11 630 (19.88%) VMware
12 599 (18.90%) Telecoms
13 580 (18.30%) ITIL
14 562 (17.73%) Finance
15 522 (16.47%) Degree
16 503 (15.87%) Active Directory
17 497 (15.68%) MPLS
18 464 (14.64%) TCP/IP
19 463 (14.61%) CheckPoint
20 433 (13.66%) MS Excel
21 428 (13.51%) HP
22 427 (13.47%) DNS
23 419 (13.22%) BGP
24 416 (13.13%) Network Security
25 410 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
26 406 (12.81%) CCNA
27 399 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
28 388 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
29 382 (12.05%) MS Exchange
30 379 (11.96%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 382 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 193 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (4.58%) Lync
4 143 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 141 (4.45%) SharePoint
6 120 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 106 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 78 (2.46%) IIS
9 46 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.38%) Apache
12 11 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.32%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.28%) CMS
14 9 (0.28%) JBoss
15 7 (0.22%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.19%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 433 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 295 (9.31%) MS Office
3 89 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.63%) RoboHelp
5 20 (0.63%) FrameMaker
5 20 (0.63%) PaintShop Pro
6 10 (0.32%) MS Project
7 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.063%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.063%) Revit
10 2 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.13%) Advent Moxy
6 2 (0.063%) Epicor Vantage
7 1 (0.032%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.032%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 90 (2.84%) Office 365
2 36 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (0.95%) IaaS
5 17 (0.54%) SaaS
6 11 (0.35%) PaaS
7 9 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.032%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1325 (41.81%) Firewall
2 951 (30.01%) LAN
3 926 (29.22%) WAN
4 739 (23.32%) VPN
5 497 (15.68%) MPLS
6 464 (14.64%) TCP/IP
7 427 (13.47%) DNS
8 419 (13.22%) BGP
9 416 (13.13%) Network Security
10 399 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
11 379 (11.96%) Internet
12 370 (11.68%) VoIP
13 359 (11.33%) OSPF
14 354 (11.17%) DHCP
15 328 (10.35%) SAN
16 322 (10.16%) VLAN
17 312 (9.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 249 (7.86%) EIGRP
19 229 (7.23%) WLAN
20 226 (7.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.07%) MySQL
3 22 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 15 (0.47%) Big Data
7 10 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.25%) DTS
9 8 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.19%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.13%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.095%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.063%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.063%) MS Access
13 2 (0.063%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 29 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.32%) GDB
4 7 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.22%) Ant
4 7 (0.22%) Subversion
5 5 (0.16%) WinDbg
5 5 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (0.16%) Maven
6 4 (0.13%) JIRA
6 4 (0.13%) Selenium
6 4 (0.13%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.13%) NUnit
6 4 (0.13%) JUnit
6 4 (0.13%) Rational Robot
6 4 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.13%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.13%) JMeter
General
1 599 (18.90%) Telecoms
2 562 (17.73%) Finance
3 159 (5.02%) Marketing
4 155 (4.89%) Retail
5 99 (3.12%) Banking
6 91 (2.87%) Legal
7 80 (2.52%) Electronics
8 77 (2.43%) Law
9 58 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.39%) Advertising
11 43 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.85%) Publishing
13 26 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.79%) Multimedia
15 22 (0.69%) Billing
16 19 (0.60%) Back Office
17 10 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.28%) French Language
19 7 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
20 6 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 762 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 312 (9.85%) Support Engineer
3 272 (8.58%) Architect
4 271 (8.55%) Analyst
5 259 (8.17%) Consultant
6 221 (6.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 146 (4.61%) Network Architect
8 124 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 113 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 111 (3.50%) IT Support
11 96 (3.03%) Security Engineer
12 91 (2.87%) Developer
12 91 (2.87%) Network Consultant
13 85 (2.68%) Senior Architect
14 83 (2.62%) Account Manager
14 83 (2.62%) Support Technician
14 83 (2.62%) Project Manager
14 83 (2.62%) Senior Network Architect
15 82 (2.59%) Network Analyst
16 76 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.18%) HTML
2 53 (1.67%) .NET
3 45 (1.42%) CSS
4 41 (1.29%) Web Services
4 41 (1.29%) XML
5 28 (0.88%) XMPP
6 17 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (0.54%) .NET Remoting
6 17 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 17 (0.54%) LINQ
6 17 (0.54%) WCF
7 16 (0.50%) Middleware
8 13 (0.41%) WAP
8 13 (0.41%) Ajax
9 12 (0.38%) SOAP
10 10 (0.32%) MFC
10 10 (0.32%) WinForms
11 9 (0.28%) RESTful
11 9 (0.28%) MAPI
11 9 (0.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 253 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 151 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 110 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 66 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 58 (1.83%) Clustering
7 48 (1.51%) iPhone
8 41 (1.29%) Replication
9 33 (1.04%) User Experience
10 31 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 31 (0.98%) Internet of Things
11 29 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
12 28 (0.88%) DTV
13 27 (0.85%) Open Source
14 24 (0.76%) PMI
15 23 (0.73%) PKI
16 22 (0.69%) Smartphone
16 22 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 22 (0.69%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 991 (31.27%) Windows
2 388 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 301 (9.50%) Linux
4 286 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 265 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 246 (7.76%) Windows 7
7 189 (5.96%) Windows XP
8 151 (4.76%) Android
9 128 (4.04%) UNIX
10 126 (3.98%) Apple iOS
11 93 (2.93%) Windows 8
12 67 (2.11%) Mac OS X
13 55 (1.74%) Windows Vista
14 26 (0.82%) Solaris
15 18 (0.57%) CentOS
16 17 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (0.44%) AIX
18 13 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
19 11 (0.35%) Windows 2000
20 10 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (18.30%) ITIL
2 292 (9.21%) Service Delivery
3 284 (8.96%) Project Management
4 268 (8.46%) Network Design
5 233 (7.35%) Network Management
6 193 (6.09%) PRINCE2
7 184 (5.81%) Load Balancing
8 175 (5.52%) Information Security
9 155 (4.89%) Change Management
10 151 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
11 149 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 139 (4.39%) Service Management
13 133 (4.20%) Risk Management
14 129 (4.07%) Migration
15 127 (4.01%) Software Engineering
16 125 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
17 97 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
18 95 (3.00%) Mentoring
19 89 (2.81%) CRM
20 81 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (5.68%) SQL
2 165 (5.21%) C
3 121 (3.82%) Python
4 106 (3.34%) C++
5 98 (3.09%) Java
6 73 (2.30%) Perl
7 71 (2.24%) C#
8 70 (2.21%) PHP
9 58 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 56 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 43 (1.36%) Embedded C
12 39 (1.23%) VB
13 34 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 27 (0.85%) Embedded C++
16 23 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 21 (0.66%) Assembly Language
17 21 (0.66%) VBScript
18 18 (0.57%) Ruby
19 10 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 945 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
2 712 (22.47%) CCNP
3 522 (16.47%) Degree
4 406 (12.81%) CCNA
5 247 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 204 (6.44%) SC Cleared
7 200 (6.31%) CCIE
8 168 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 140 (4.42%) CISSP
10 118 (3.72%) MCSE
11 105 (3.31%) CCSE
12 88 (2.78%) MCP
13 83 (2.62%) MCITP
14 79 (2.49%) CISM
15 62 (1.96%) CCDP
16 56 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 54 (1.70%) JNCIP
18 53 (1.67%) MCSA
19 51 (1.61%) PMI Certification
20 48 (1.51%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (8.05%) SLA
2 124 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 95 (3.00%) QA
5 40 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.76%) ISO 14001
7 17 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.50%) ISO 9000
9 11 (0.35%) JTAG
10 5 (0.16%) COBIT
11 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.063%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.032%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.032%) BS25999
13 1 (0.032%) HL7
13 1 (0.032%) DICOM
System Software
1 503 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 410 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 122 (3.85%) vSphere
5 87 (2.75%) XenApp
6 62 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 53 (1.67%) XenServer
8 52 (1.64%) Firmware
9 49 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
10 42 (1.33%) VMware ESX
11 26 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 23 (0.73%) Terminal Server
13 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 20 (0.63%) Snort
14 19 (0.60%) NFS
15 18 (0.57%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.38%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.32%) ProxySG
18 9 (0.28%) UAG
19 8 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 89 (2.81%) CiscoWorks
2 85 (2.68%) SCCM
3 82 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 79 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 74 (2.34%) SCOM
6 73 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
7 66 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 51 (1.61%) OpenView
9 46 (1.45%) FortiGate
10 30 (0.95%) SCVMM
11 29 (0.92%) Cacti
11 29 (0.92%) WSUS
12 25 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
13 24 (0.76%) HP NNM
14 23 (0.73%) Nagios
15 17 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 12 (0.38%) Nessus
16 12 (0.38%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.38%) Cisco LMS
17 10 (0.32%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1515 (47.81%) Cisco
2 654 (20.64%) Microsoft
3 637 (20.10%) Juniper
4 630 (19.88%) VMware
5 463 (14.61%) CheckPoint
6 428 (13.51%) HP
7 357 (11.27%) Citrix
8 344 (10.86%) F5
9 204 (6.44%) SolarWinds
10 180 (5.68%) Riverbed
11 143 (4.51%) Apple
12 136 (4.29%) Dell
13 128 (4.04%) Aruba
14 123 (3.88%) Symantec
15 111 (3.50%) Avaya
16 96 (3.03%) Nokia
17 89 (2.81%) Ericsson
18 86 (2.71%) EMC
19 81 (2.56%) Blue Coat
20 79 (2.49%) Huawei
London
Esum
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits +
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £43500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Career progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiation on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday