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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 220 258 218
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -40
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1493 1320 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.13% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 6.36% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1062 1101
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +30 1394 £45,000 +5.88% 223
London +24 492 £52,500 +16.66% 64
South East +9 380 £49,250 +23.12% 58
Berkshire +6 135 £65,000 +85.71% 17
City of London +12 119 £55,000 +10.00% 11
North West +79 116 £40,000 +25.98% 15
Yorkshire +61 109 £38,000 +1.33% 19
East of England -52 104 £42,500 -5.55% 32
West Yorkshire +68 91 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands +22 83 £32,500 -23.52% 13
Buckinghamshire +47 75 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Leeds +66 73 £52,500 +31.25% 10
South West +7 65 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Surrey +25 59 £50,000 +8.69% 14
Hampshire -15 59 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading -15 57 £42,500 +41.66% 8
Manchester +41 52 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Cheshire +49 51 £35,500 -5.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -20 46 £42,500 -2.85% 21
Slough +24 39 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Milton Keynes +16 39 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Crewe - 34 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham -7 33 £70,000 +33.33% 7
East Midlands -35 33 £39,083 -25.55% 4
Hertfordshire -37 28 £50,000 - 6
Cambridge -40 27 £45,000 - 14
Guildford +14 24 £53,750 +16.84% 3
Scotland +11 21 £46,500 +20.77% 7
Wiltshire 0 20 £42,500 +70.00% 2
High Wycombe +13 18 £37,500 +4.16% 2

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1590 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1243 (39.09%) Firewall
3 1193 (37.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1070 (33.65%) LAN
5 1004 (31.57%) WAN
6 888 (27.92%) Windows
7 747 (23.49%) CCNP
8 695 (21.86%) VPN
9 638 (20.06%) CCNA
10 629 (19.78%) Microsoft
11 552 (17.36%) Degree
12 504 (15.85%) CheckPoint
13 487 (15.31%) Telecoms
14 484 (15.22%) VMware
15 483 (15.19%) Active Directory
16 479 (15.06%) ITIL
17 476 (14.97%) Data Centre
18 474 (14.91%) Juniper
19 470 (14.78%) TCP/IP
20 428 (13.46%) Finance
21 412 (12.96%) HP
22 411 (12.92%) VoIP
23 399 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
24 396 (12.45%) DNS
25 385 (12.11%) F5
26 378 (11.89%) Network Security
27 356 (11.19%) MS Excel
28 345 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
29 331 (10.41%) DHCP
30 329 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 325 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 141 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 90 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 85 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 79 (2.48%) IIS
7 76 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 74 (2.33%) Lync
9 27 (0.85%) Apache
10 25 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.41%) JBoss
11 13 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.22%) WordPress
13 7 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.19%) Node.js
15 5 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.16%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 356 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 312 (9.81%) MS Office
3 63 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.50%) MS Project
6 13 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.063%) InDesign
9 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.16%) Sage 50
2 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.094%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.063%) assyst
5 2 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 86 (2.70%) Office 365
2 52 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 42 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.60%) IaaS
6 17 (0.53%) Google Apps
7 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.094%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.094%) SaaS
10 3 (0.094%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.063%) Yammer
11 2 (0.063%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.031%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.031%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.031%) PaaS
12 1 (0.031%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1243 (39.09%) Firewall
2 1070 (33.65%) LAN
3 1004 (31.57%) WAN
4 695 (21.86%) VPN
5 470 (14.78%) TCP/IP
6 411 (12.92%) VoIP
7 399 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
8 396 (12.45%) DNS
9 378 (11.89%) Network Security
10 331 (10.41%) DHCP
11 328 (10.31%) BGP
12 322 (10.13%) MPLS
13 320 (10.06%) OSPF
14 306 (9.62%) Internet
15 304 (9.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 277 (8.71%) VLAN
17 259 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
18 242 (7.61%) SAN
19 216 (6.79%) Wireless Security
20 191 (6.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.35%) MySQL
3 36 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (0.63%) Big Data
6 12 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.28%) MS Access
8 7 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.094%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.094%) CorVu
13 2 (0.063%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.53%) JIRA
4 15 (0.47%) Metasploit
4 15 (0.47%) WinDbg
4 15 (0.47%) GDB
5 14 (0.44%) Subversion
6 12 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.19%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.13%) Maven
9 4 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.13%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.094%) Selenium
10 3 (0.094%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.063%) Hudson
11 2 (0.063%) Mocha
11 2 (0.063%) Jasmine
General
1 487 (15.31%) Telecoms
2 428 (13.46%) Finance
3 194 (6.10%) Retail
4 113 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 96 (3.02%) Marketing
6 85 (2.67%) Electronics
7 65 (2.04%) Legal
8 56 (1.76%) Banking
9 46 (1.45%) Law
10 40 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 39 (1.23%) Advertising
12 37 (1.16%) Billing
13 25 (0.79%) Automotive
14 24 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.60%) Military
16 18 (0.57%) Back Office
17 16 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.50%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 897 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 285 (8.96%) Analyst
3 283 (8.90%) Support Engineer
4 237 (7.45%) Consultant
5 235 (7.39%) Architect
6 203 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 157 (4.94%) Network Architect
8 117 (3.68%) Security Engineer
9 111 (3.49%) IT Support
10 106 (3.33%) Network Support
11 105 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 101 (3.18%) Developer
13 95 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 94 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
15 89 (2.80%) Support Analyst
15 89 (2.80%) Network Consultant
16 78 (2.45%) Cisco Engineer
16 78 (2.45%) Cisco Architect
17 76 (2.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 76 (2.39%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (4.87%) 802.1X
2 75 (2.36%) CSS
3 64 (2.01%) HTML
4 59 (1.86%) .NET
5 41 (1.29%) Web Services
6 30 (0.94%) XML
6 30 (0.94%) HTML5
7 29 (0.91%) jQuery
8 18 (0.57%) XMPP
9 16 (0.50%) REST
10 13 (0.41%) RESTful
10 13 (0.41%) JSON
11 11 (0.35%) JSP
12 10 (0.31%) SOAP
12 10 (0.31%) WAP
12 10 (0.31%) Middleware
12 10 (0.31%) CSS3
13 9 (0.28%) MAPI
13 9 (0.28%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 476 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 213 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 128 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 87 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 80 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 76 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
8 52 (1.64%) User Experience
9 50 (1.57%) Handset
10 47 (1.48%) iPhone
11 40 (1.26%) PMI
12 38 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 35 (1.10%) Replication
14 34 (1.07%) e-Health
15 33 (1.04%) iPad
16 32 (1.01%) IPTV
17 30 (0.94%) Cryptography
17 30 (0.94%) Device Driver
18 28 (0.88%) CCTV
19 27 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 888 (27.92%) Windows
2 329 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 281 (8.84%) Linux
4 256 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 237 (7.45%) Windows 7
6 209 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 166 (5.22%) Windows 8
8 142 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 117 (3.68%) UNIX
10 110 (3.46%) Apple iOS
11 101 (3.18%) Android
12 85 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 44 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 21 (0.66%) Solaris
15 20 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
16 17 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.19%) CentOS
20 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (15.06%) ITIL
2 258 (8.11%) Project Management
3 243 (7.64%) Service Delivery
4 234 (7.36%) Load Balancing
5 229 (7.20%) Network Design
6 176 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
7 169 (5.31%) Information Security
8 152 (4.78%) Risk Management
9 150 (4.72%) Network Management
10 149 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
11 147 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 142 (4.47%) Change Management
13 135 (4.25%) Customer Engagement
14 133 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
15 112 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
16 109 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 86 (2.70%) Time Management
18 81 (2.55%) Software Engineering
18 81 (2.55%) Mentoring
19 79 (2.48%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (6.45%) SQL
2 145 (4.56%) C
3 124 (3.90%) C++
4 111 (3.49%) Java
5 90 (2.83%) Python
6 70 (2.20%) C#
7 57 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 56 (1.76%) PHP
9 44 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 42 (1.32%) Perl
11 32 (1.01%) VB
12 25 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 23 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.44%) VBScript
18 13 (0.41%) Embedded C++
19 12 (0.38%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1193 (37.52%) Cisco Certification
2 747 (23.49%) CCNP
3 638 (20.06%) CCNA
4 552 (17.36%) Degree
5 242 (7.61%) CCIE
6 241 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 195 (6.13%) SC Cleared
8 152 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 117 (3.68%) CISSP
10 95 (2.99%) MCSE
11 69 (2.17%) CCSA
11 69 (2.17%) HP ASE
12 65 (2.04%) PMI Certification
12 65 (2.04%) CISM
13 58 (1.82%) CCDP
14 47 (1.48%) CEH
15 45 (1.42%) MCITP
16 39 (1.23%) MCP
17 38 (1.19%) PMP
17 38 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (7.74%) SLA
2 69 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (2.08%) QA
4 59 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.41%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.22%) JTAG
9 5 (0.16%) COBIT
10 3 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.063%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.063%) BS25999
12 1 (0.031%) HL7
12 1 (0.031%) DICOM
System Software
1 483 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 345 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 82 (2.58%) vSphere
5 74 (2.33%) XenApp
6 61 (1.92%) Firmware
7 40 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 37 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 28 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.85%) XenServer
10 27 (0.85%) ISA Server
10 27 (0.85%) Terminal Server
11 22 (0.69%) DFS Replication
12 15 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.44%) Snort
14 8 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.13%) ProxySG
16 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.094%) UAG
Systems Management
1 100 (3.14%) Cisco Prime
2 74 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 64 (2.01%) FortiGate
3 64 (2.01%) SCCM
4 58 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 43 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 35 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
7 34 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
8 27 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 26 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 23 (0.72%) OpenView
11 18 (0.57%) Nagios
12 17 (0.53%) SCOM
13 16 (0.50%) Nessus
14 11 (0.35%) ARCserve
15 10 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.31%) HP NNM
15 10 (0.31%) WSUS
16 9 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1590 (50.00%) Cisco
2 629 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 504 (15.85%) CheckPoint
4 484 (15.22%) VMware
5 474 (14.91%) Juniper
6 412 (12.96%) HP
7 385 (12.11%) F5
8 287 (9.03%) Citrix
9 138 (4.34%) SolarWinds
10 123 (3.87%) Aruba
11 121 (3.81%) Riverbed
12 114 (3.58%) Fortinet
13 107 (3.36%) Huawei
14 101 (3.18%) Meraki
15 98 (3.08%) Apple
16 92 (2.89%) Dell
17 91 (2.86%) SonicWALL
18 84 (2.64%) Mitel
19 79 (2.48%) Symantec
20 78 (2.45%) McAfee
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
CBS butler
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Church International Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £43,000 - 48,000 (inc. bonus) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday