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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 225 247 228
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1517 1345 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.17% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 6.46% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1063 1021
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 1435 £45,000 +5.88% 208
London +56 529 £52,000 +15.55% 52
South East +4 371 £47,500 +26.66% 39
Berkshire +13 146 £61,250 +75.00% 9
North West +65 116 £37,500 -2.59% 18
Yorkshire +70 115 £40,000 +6.66% 14
City of London +16 106 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East of England -68 104 £42,500 -5.55% 38
West Yorkshire +63 98 £42,500 +7.59% 9
West Midlands +31 85 £32,500 -27.77% 11
Leeds +59 81 £43,000 +7.50% 8
South West +1 69 £35,000 +27.27% 25
Buckinghamshire +33 65 £45,000 -21.05% 7
Reading -25 59 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Surrey +19 56 £46,750 +2.74% 10
Cheshire +37 52 £35,000 -9.09% 5
Manchester +35 52 £40,000 -11.35% 12
Hampshire -29 50 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Hertfordshire -22 40 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Midlands -19 38 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -32 38 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Slough +29 37 £75,000 +108.33% 2
Crewe +14 35 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes +7 30 £50,000 -12.28% 3
Birmingham +8 28 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Guildford +10 21 £52,500 +14.13% 1
High Wycombe +15 20 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Gloucestershire 0 20 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Cambridge -42 19 £67,500 +50.00% 22
Derbyshire -4 18 £38,583 +15.17% 3

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1540 (50.98%) Cisco
2 1189 (39.36%) Firewall
3 1176 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1049 (34.72%) LAN
5 986 (32.64%) WAN
6 859 (28.43%) Windows
7 721 (23.87%) CCNP
8 660 (21.85%) VPN
9 635 (21.02%) Microsoft
10 614 (20.32%) CCNA
11 480 (15.89%) Data Centre
12 479 (15.86%) TCP/IP
13 478 (15.82%) CheckPoint
14 468 (15.49%) Degree
15 467 (15.46%) Juniper
16 460 (15.23%) VMware
17 452 (14.96%) ITIL
18 449 (14.86%) Active Directory
19 426 (14.10%) Telecoms
20 425 (14.07%) DNS
21 416 (13.77%) F5
22 402 (13.31%) HP
23 399 (13.21%) Finance
24 398 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
25 389 (12.88%) VoIP
26 342 (11.32%) DHCP
27 324 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
28 322 (10.66%) Network Security
29 320 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
29 320 (10.59%) MS Excel

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 302 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 137 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 81 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 76 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 75 (2.48%) Lync
7 74 (2.45%) IIS
8 70 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (0.96%) Apache
10 20 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.43%) JBoss
12 11 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.23%) WordPress
15 6 (0.20%) Node.js
15 6 (0.20%) MS Project Server
16 5 (0.17%) SAS
16 5 (0.17%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 320 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 300 (9.93%) MS Office
3 68 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 49 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.33%) MS Project
7 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.099%) Simulink
7 3 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.066%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.066%) InDesign
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) Sage 50
2 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.099%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.066%) Summit
6 1 (0.033%) Agresso
6 1 (0.033%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.033%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.24%) Office 365
2 43 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.73%) Google Apps
6 13 (0.43%) IaaS
7 12 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.099%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.099%) SaaS
10 3 (0.099%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.066%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.066%) Yammer
11 2 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.066%) PaaS
12 1 (0.033%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1189 (39.36%) Firewall
2 1049 (34.72%) LAN
3 986 (32.64%) WAN
4 660 (21.85%) VPN
5 479 (15.86%) TCP/IP
6 425 (14.07%) DNS
7 398 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
8 389 (12.88%) VoIP
9 342 (11.32%) DHCP
10 322 (10.66%) Network Security
11 316 (10.46%) MPLS
11 316 (10.46%) OSPF
11 316 (10.46%) BGP
12 301 (9.96%) Internet
13 292 (9.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 260 (8.61%) VLAN
14 260 (8.61%) Wi-Fi
15 231 (7.65%) SAN
16 205 (6.79%) Wireless Security
17 190 (6.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.56%) MySQL
3 32 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (0.89%) Big Data
5 20 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.17%) MS Access
9 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.099%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.099%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.099%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.066%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.70%) Metasploit
4 17 (0.56%) JIRA
5 14 (0.46%) Subversion
6 13 (0.43%) GDB
7 12 (0.40%) WinDbg
7 12 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.20%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.13%) Maven
10 4 (0.13%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.13%) AppScan
11 3 (0.099%) MSI
11 3 (0.099%) Selenium
11 3 (0.099%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.066%) Hudson
General
1 426 (14.10%) Telecoms
2 399 (13.21%) Finance
3 202 (6.69%) Retail
4 109 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 77 (2.55%) Electronics
5 77 (2.55%) Banking
6 73 (2.42%) Marketing
7 59 (1.95%) Legal
8 40 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.16%) Law
10 28 (0.93%) Advertising
11 21 (0.70%) Automotive
11 21 (0.70%) Billing
12 19 (0.63%) Back Office
13 18 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 17 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 16 (0.53%) Military
16 14 (0.46%) Games
17 13 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 856 (28.33%) Network Engineer
2 268 (8.87%) Analyst
3 261 (8.64%) Support Engineer
4 220 (7.28%) Architect
5 213 (7.05%) Consultant
6 200 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 158 (5.23%) Network Architect
8 111 (3.67%) Network Support
9 108 (3.57%) IT Support
10 103 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 103 (3.41%) Developer
11 98 (3.24%) Security Engineer
12 93 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 93 (3.08%) Support Analyst
13 84 (2.78%) Network Consultant
14 83 (2.75%) Cisco Engineer
15 82 (2.71%) Network Analyst
16 81 (2.68%) Project Manager
17 76 (2.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 76 (2.52%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 68 (2.25%) CSS
3 57 (1.89%) HTML
4 50 (1.66%) .NET
5 43 (1.42%) Web Services
6 30 (0.99%) HTML5
7 28 (0.93%) jQuery
8 26 (0.86%) XML
9 16 (0.53%) RESTful
9 16 (0.53%) REST
10 13 (0.43%) JSON
11 12 (0.40%) XMPP
12 11 (0.36%) COM
12 11 (0.36%) JSP
13 10 (0.33%) SOAP
13 10 (0.33%) WAP
13 10 (0.33%) Middleware
13 10 (0.33%) CSS3
14 8 (0.26%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 480 (15.89%) Data Centre
2 183 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 103 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
6 73 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 68 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.05%) Handset
9 47 (1.56%) User Experience
10 41 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 39 (1.29%) iPhone
12 32 (1.06%) Device Driver
13 30 (0.99%) Replication
13 30 (0.99%) iPad
14 29 (0.96%) Internet of Things
14 29 (0.96%) Cryptography
14 29 (0.96%) e-Health
15 25 (0.83%) PKI
15 25 (0.83%) Statistics
16 24 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 859 (28.43%) Windows
2 320 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 275 (9.10%) Linux
4 265 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 234 (7.75%) Windows 7
6 196 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 167 (5.53%) Windows 8
8 143 (4.73%) Windows XP
9 140 (4.63%) UNIX
10 101 (3.34%) Apple iOS
11 90 (2.98%) Mac OS X
12 87 (2.88%) Android
13 41 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 22 (0.73%) Solaris
15 21 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
16 15 (0.50%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 5 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (14.96%) ITIL
2 241 (7.98%) Load Balancing
3 230 (7.61%) Network Design
4 222 (7.35%) Project Management
5 195 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 174 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (5.40%) Information Security
8 152 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
9 148 (4.90%) Network Management
10 145 (4.80%) Risk Management
11 139 (4.60%) Change Management
11 139 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 129 (4.27%) Customer Engagement
13 128 (4.24%) PRINCE2
14 102 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
15 101 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
16 85 (2.81%) Mentoring
17 84 (2.78%) Time Management
18 72 (2.38%) Software Engineering
18 72 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (6.39%) SQL
2 140 (4.63%) C
3 122 (4.04%) C++
4 111 (3.67%) Java
5 79 (2.62%) Python
6 62 (2.05%) C#
7 53 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 48 (1.59%) PHP
9 47 (1.56%) Perl
10 42 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 29 (0.96%) VB
12 23 (0.76%) Embedded C
12 23 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 19 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.46%) MATLAB
15 13 (0.43%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.33%) VBScript
16 10 (0.33%) Ruby
17 9 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1176 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
2 721 (23.87%) CCNP
3 614 (20.32%) CCNA
4 468 (15.49%) Degree
5 248 (8.21%) CCIE
6 220 (7.28%) Security Cleared
7 174 (5.76%) SC Cleared
8 147 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 108 (3.57%) CISSP
10 93 (3.08%) MCSE
11 76 (2.52%) HP ASE
12 63 (2.09%) CCDP
13 56 (1.85%) CISM
14 53 (1.75%) CCSA
15 43 (1.42%) CEH
15 43 (1.42%) MCP
16 41 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (1.26%) PMI Certification
18 34 (1.13%) CCSP
18 34 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (6.52%) SLA
2 70 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.69%) QA
4 50 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.26%) JTAG
8 7 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.17%) COBIT
10 3 (0.099%) BS25999
11 2 (0.066%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 449 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 324 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (6.26%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.22%) vSphere
5 61 (2.02%) XenApp
6 60 (1.99%) Firmware
7 36 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 29 (0.96%) ISA Server
9 25 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.76%) DFS Replication
11 22 (0.73%) Terminal Server
12 20 (0.66%) XenDesktop
13 15 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.33%) XenServer
15 9 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.20%) Snort
17 5 (0.17%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
19 3 (0.099%) UAG
Systems Management
1 82 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
2 71 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 68 (2.25%) SCCM
4 58 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 50 (1.66%) Backup Exec
6 43 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
7 29 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
8 28 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
9 19 (0.63%) Nessus
10 16 (0.53%) SCOM
11 15 (0.50%) HP NNM
12 14 (0.46%) OpenView
13 12 (0.40%) Nagios
14 11 (0.36%) ARCserve
14 11 (0.36%) Nmap
14 11 (0.36%) WSUS
14 11 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 9 (0.30%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1540 (50.98%) Cisco
2 635 (21.02%) Microsoft
3 478 (15.82%) CheckPoint
4 467 (15.46%) Juniper
5 460 (15.23%) VMware
6 416 (13.77%) F5
7 402 (13.31%) HP
8 250 (8.28%) Citrix
9 129 (4.27%) Aruba
10 121 (4.01%) SolarWinds
11 119 (3.94%) Fortinet
12 107 (3.54%) Riverbed
13 102 (3.38%) Huawei
14 101 (3.34%) Meraki
15 94 (3.11%) SonicWALL
16 84 (2.78%) ProCurve
16 84 (2.78%) Apple
17 82 (2.71%) McAfee
17 82 (2.71%) Mitel
18 77 (2.55%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34,999 - 35,000 per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago