Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 76 140
Rank change year-on-year -102 +64 +46
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 56 65 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 3.27% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 17.24% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 112
10th Percentile £25,375 £26,750 £31,300
25th Percentile £27,704 £29,000 £39,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £48,581 £58,438 £56,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £64,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 792 377 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.14% 18.99% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 506 301 1,169
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,313 £33,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the East of England.

Salary trend for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the East of England

Wireless
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -52 21 £42,500 -26.09% 36
Hertfordshire -73 15 £39,500 -16.84% 6
Essex -10 9 £31,500 -2.02% 8
Bedfordshire -21 7 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Suffolk -17 3 - -
Norfolk -17 1 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) Azure
3 22 (39.29%) Social Skills
4 21 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (35.71%) Windows
6 18 (32.14%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 15 (26.79%) Cisco
8 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
9 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
9 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (21.43%) WAN
11 11 (19.64%) DNS
11 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (19.64%) Network Security
12 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
12 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
13 8 (14.29%) VPN
13 8 (14.29%) DHCP
13 8 (14.29%) Migration
14 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.50%) AWS
14 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
14 7 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 6 (10.71%) Strategic Roadmap
15 6 (10.71%) DevOps
15 6 (10.71%) Driving Licence

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) AutoCAD
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Azure
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (12.50%) AWS
4 6 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.93%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.36%) GCP
6 3 (5.36%) Google Data Studio
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.79%) PaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.79%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) LAN
3 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) WAN
5 11 (19.64%) DNS
5 11 (19.64%) Network Security
5 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (14.29%) DHCP
6 8 (14.29%) VPN
7 7 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (8.93%) MPLS
8 5 (8.93%) SD-WAN
8 5 (8.93%) SSL
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (7.14%) IPsec
9 4 (7.14%) ISDN
9 4 (7.14%) TACACS
9 4 (7.14%) VLAN
9 4 (7.14%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.79%) Power BI
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) GitLab
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (39.29%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (3.57%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Network Technical Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.93%) LDAP
3 3 (5.36%) POSIX
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.93%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
4 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) SystemC
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Smart City
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Android
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (10.71%) DevOps
3 6 (10.71%) Strategic Roadmap
4 5 (8.93%) Architecture Roadmap
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Project Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Operational Stability
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.14%) Runbook
5 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Server Management
5 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 3 (5.36%) ERP
6 3 (5.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) C
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) HNC
3 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) NCSC
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 4 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.36%) Docker
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
4 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Aruba
5 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.14%) F5
5 4 (7.14%) TOWER Software
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) ConnectWise
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.57%) Epicor
7 2 (3.57%) MikroTik
7 2 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.57%) TP-LINK
7 2 (3.57%) Ubiquiti
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) Sony
8 1 (1.79%) Veeam