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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 247 205 270
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +65
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1345 1690 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.59% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 8.75% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1306 983
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
17295 19322 17834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.14% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14387 15668 13992
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -54 1235 £46,000 +2.22% 202
London -82 454 £55,000 +8.91% 61
South East -23 354 £47,750 +12.35% 54
Berkshire -9 172 £55,000 +4.76% 25
East of England -20 121 £35,000 -22.22% 23
Reading -5 103 £52,500 -2.32% 11
Yorkshire -24 81 £41,500 +18.57% 14
City of London -41 76 £55,000 -4.34% 12
West Midlands -10 69 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hertfordshire +35 60 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Hampshire +6 54 £50,000 +47.05% 10
North West -17 54 £41,500 +12.16% 17
West Yorkshire +4 51 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Surrey +7 49 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +17 48 £35,690 -35.10% 7
South West -16 44 £36,500 -5.19% 13
Manchester +14 35 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Leeds -13 34 £38,000 +16.92% 8
Oxfordshire +13 33 £43,000 +1.77% 1
Watford +28 27 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +21 26 £25,000 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 26 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Essex +3 22 £31,657 -36.68% 1
Cambridgeshire -43 20 £32,500 -40.90% 10
Cambridge -46 19 £36,250 -27.50% 10
Southampton +19 18 £50,000 +36.98%
Oxford +8 18 £40,000 +10.34%
Scotland -24 18 £48,750 +30.00% 5
North Yorkshire +21 17 £42,500 -19.04%
Derbyshire +10 17 £35,690 -35.10% 3

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1570 (56.50%) Cisco
2 1249 (44.94%) Firewall
3 1141 (41.06%) Cisco Certification
4 995 (35.80%) WAN
5 924 (33.25%) LAN
6 776 (27.92%) CCNP
7 717 (25.80%) Windows
8 668 (24.04%) VPN
9 560 (20.15%) CCNA
10 532 (19.14%) Microsoft
11 513 (18.46%) TCP/IP
12 512 (18.42%) Juniper
13 502 (18.06%) Data Centre
14 499 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
15 483 (17.38%) MPLS
16 455 (16.37%) Active Directory
17 428 (15.40%) VoIP
18 404 (14.54%) CheckPoint
18 404 (14.54%) Telecoms
19 395 (14.21%) Network Security
20 393 (14.14%) VMware
21 391 (14.07%) BGP
22 388 (13.96%) F5
23 381 (13.71%) DNS
24 375 (13.49%) ITIL
25 372 (13.39%) OSPF
26 368 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
27 344 (12.38%) Cisco Wireless
28 314 (11.30%) Degree
29 312 (11.23%) Windows Server

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 271 (9.75%) MS Exchange
2 128 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 128 (4.61%) Skype for Business
3 63 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 62 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (1.73%) IIS
7 34 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (0.58%) Apache
10 15 (0.54%) CMS
11 8 (0.29%) Confluence
12 7 (0.25%) SAS
13 6 (0.22%) Node.js
13 6 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.18%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.18%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.072%) nginx
Applications
1 213 (7.66%) MS Office
2 207 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 68 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.22%) MS Project
6 6 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.18%) GIMP
7 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.072%) Simulink
9 1 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.25%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.072%) assyst
3 2 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.072%) Line 500
3 2 (0.072%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (4.25%) Office 365
2 36 (1.30%) Mimecast
3 31 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.94%) Google Apps
6 23 (0.83%) IaaS
7 21 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.72%) SaaS
9 3 (0.11%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.072%) PaaS
11 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.036%) Linode
11 1 (0.036%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1249 (44.94%) Firewall
2 995 (35.80%) WAN
3 924 (33.25%) LAN
4 668 (24.04%) VPN
5 513 (18.46%) TCP/IP
6 499 (17.96%) Cisco ASA
7 483 (17.38%) MPLS
8 428 (15.40%) VoIP
9 395 (14.21%) Network Security
10 391 (14.07%) BGP
11 381 (13.71%) DNS
12 372 (13.39%) OSPF
13 368 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 344 (12.38%) Cisco Wireless
15 271 (9.75%) Internet
16 263 (9.46%) DHCP
17 255 (9.18%) VLAN
18 218 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
19 209 (7.52%) EIGRP
20 196 (7.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.01%) MySQL
3 26 (0.94%) Big Data
4 24 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.18%) QlikView
9 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.11%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.072%) GIS
10 2 (0.072%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.072%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.072%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.036%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.036%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (0.68%) Metasploit
2 18 (0.65%) JIRA
3 15 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.25%) Subversion
5 6 (0.22%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.18%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.14%) AppScan
8 3 (0.11%) Ant
8 3 (0.11%) Phabricator
9 2 (0.072%) GDB
9 2 (0.072%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.072%) Mocha
9 2 (0.072%) Paros
9 2 (0.072%) Selenium
10 1 (0.036%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.036%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.036%) JUnit
10 1 (0.036%) MSI
General
1 404 (14.54%) Telecoms
2 304 (10.94%) Finance
3 145 (5.22%) Banking
4 134 (4.82%) Retail
5 76 (2.73%) Electronics
6 53 (1.91%) Legal
7 42 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.37%) Law
9 37 (1.33%) Marketing
10 31 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (0.90%) Advertising
13 24 (0.86%) Billing
14 23 (0.83%) Publishing
15 20 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.68%) Back Office
16 19 (0.68%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.58%) Automotive
17 16 (0.58%) Games
18 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 862 (31.02%) Network Engineer
2 309 (11.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 282 (10.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 250 (9.00%) Consultant
5 225 (8.10%) Support Engineer
6 221 (7.95%) Analyst
7 209 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 167 (6.01%) Architect
9 141 (5.07%) Network Support
10 116 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 105 (3.78%) IT Engineer
11 105 (3.78%) IT Support
11 105 (3.78%) Network Support Engineer
12 104 (3.74%) Network Analyst
13 96 (3.45%) Project Manager
14 87 (3.13%) Security Engineer
15 84 (3.02%) Support Analyst
15 84 (3.02%) Wireless Engineer
16 79 (2.84%) Network Architect
17 75 (2.70%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 46 (1.66%) Web Services
3 41 (1.48%) XMPP
4 29 (1.04%) .NET
5 18 (0.65%) CSS
5 18 (0.65%) HTML
6 11 (0.40%) HTML5
7 10 (0.36%) LAMP
7 10 (0.36%) REST
8 8 (0.29%) jQuery
8 8 (0.29%) XML
9 7 (0.25%) COM
10 6 (0.22%) CSS3
11 5 (0.18%) Ajax
11 5 (0.18%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.18%) Google Maps API
11 5 (0.18%) JSON
11 5 (0.18%) Middleware
11 5 (0.18%) RESTful
11 5 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 502 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 172 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 91 (3.27%) Driving Licence
5 85 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 76 (2.73%) Blackberry
7 72 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
8 54 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 43 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 37 (1.33%) IVR
11 33 (1.19%) User Experience
12 32 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
13 29 (1.04%) Internet of Things
13 29 (1.04%) NHS
14 28 (1.01%) iPhone
15 27 (0.97%) Handset
16 23 (0.83%) Statistics
17 17 (0.61%) Device Driver
17 17 (0.61%) Hedge funds
18 16 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 717 (25.80%) Windows
2 312 (11.23%) Windows Server
3 259 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 258 (9.28%) Linux
5 205 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (6.01%) Unix
7 166 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 112 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (3.67%) Android
10 101 (3.63%) Windows 8
11 72 (2.59%) Apple iOS
12 65 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 49 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.01%) Windows Vista
15 19 (0.68%) Solaris
16 18 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.61%) CentOS
18 11 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 10 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (13.49%) ITIL
2 297 (10.69%) Presales
3 276 (9.93%) Network Design
4 219 (7.88%) Project Management
5 211 (7.59%) Load Balancing
6 198 (7.12%) Information Security
7 161 (5.79%) Network Management
8 142 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 142 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 120 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 112 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
10 112 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
11 108 (3.89%) Change Management
12 98 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (3.35%) Software Engineering
14 92 (3.31%) Service Management
15 88 (3.17%) High Availability
16 85 (3.06%) Migration
16 85 (3.06%) Security Management
17 80 (2.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (5.40%) C
2 118 (4.25%) SQL
3 106 (3.81%) C++
4 90 (3.24%) Python
5 54 (1.94%) Java
6 49 (1.76%) Perl
7 48 (1.73%) Embedded C
8 44 (1.58%) C#
9 25 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 24 (0.86%) PHP
11 19 (0.68%) Ruby
12 18 (0.65%) Embedded C++
13 17 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.58%) JavaScript
14 16 (0.58%) VB
15 13 (0.47%) Assembly Language
16 12 (0.43%) TTCN
17 11 (0.40%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1141 (41.06%) Cisco Certification
2 776 (27.92%) CCNP
3 560 (20.15%) CCNA
4 314 (11.30%) Degree
5 256 (9.21%) CCIE
6 157 (5.65%) Security Cleared
7 129 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 120 (4.32%) SC Cleared
9 97 (3.49%) CCDP
10 94 (3.38%) MCSE
11 87 (3.13%) CISSP
12 69 (2.48%) JNCIP
13 66 (2.37%) CCDA
14 63 (2.27%) MCP
15 55 (1.98%) CISM
16 54 (1.94%) CCSA
17 53 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
18 52 (1.87%) CREST Certified
19 49 (1.76%) CCSE
19 49 (1.76%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.51%) SLA
2 115 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.22%) QA
5 20 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (0.36%) JTAG
7 7 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.25%) NEBOSH
8 6 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.072%) DICOM
10 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.072%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.036%) BS25999
11 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.036%) MISRA
11 1 (0.036%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 455 (16.37%) Active Directory
2 261 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.52%) Firmware
5 51 (1.84%) vSphere
6 39 (1.40%) XenApp
7 30 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 26 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.36%) DFS Replication
12 10 (0.36%) NFS
13 9 (0.32%) Squid
13 9 (0.32%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.32%) XenServer
14 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 70 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 66 (2.37%) SCCM
3 60 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
4 43 (1.55%) Cacti
5 35 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 34 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 30 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
8 29 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
8 29 (1.04%) Nagios
9 28 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
10 26 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
10 26 (0.94%) HP NNM
11 21 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (0.68%) Nessus
12 19 (0.68%) WSUS
13 18 (0.65%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.47%) SCOM
15 9 (0.32%) QRadar
16 8 (0.29%) Puppet
17 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1570 (56.50%) Cisco
2 532 (19.14%) Microsoft
3 512 (18.42%) Juniper
4 404 (14.54%) CheckPoint
5 393 (14.14%) VMware
6 388 (13.96%) F5
7 305 (10.98%) HP
8 198 (7.12%) Citrix
9 182 (6.55%) Aruba
9 182 (6.55%) SolarWinds
10 175 (6.30%) Palo Alto
11 147 (5.29%) Meraki
12 140 (5.04%) Riverbed
13 116 (4.17%) Avaya
14 76 (2.73%) Apple
15 65 (2.34%) Fortinet
16 62 (2.23%) Intel Security
17 60 (2.16%) Dell
18 56 (2.02%) Blue Coat
19 53 (1.91%) ProCurve
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
England
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonuses and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £63,000 per annum bonus up to 10% + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Comms-care
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Salary + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Reflective of Experience plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago