Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Wireless Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless Security over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 636 937 1039
Rank change year-on-year +301 +102 +79
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 37 109 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.084% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 87 74
Median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £51,000 £42,000 £33,975
90th Percentile £96,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +18.18% +15.79%

Wireless Security 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,170 20,542 23,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.76% 15.85% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,704 15,658 18,767
Median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

Wireless Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Security in England

Wireless Security
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless Security in England.

Salary trend for Wireless Security in England

Wireless Security
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless Security in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless Security in England

Wireless Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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
North of England +173 16 £60,500 +10.00% 6
London +244 13 £92,500 +32.14% 1
Yorkshire +154 9 £64,000 +16.36% 2
South East +187 8 £59,000 +7.27% 3
North West +140 7 £55,750 - 4
Wireless Security
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing Wireless Security 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 England region with a requirement for Wireless Security.

1 37 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco
4 21 (56.76%) VPN
5 20 (54.05%) WAN
6 16 (43.24%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (43.24%) Security Operations
7 12 (32.43%) Network Security
7 12 (32.43%) LAN
7 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (29.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (27.03%) High Availability
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) OSPF
9 10 (27.03%) Azure
10 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (24.32%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (24.32%) Information Security
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
10 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 9 (24.32%) MCSE
10 9 (24.32%) RHCSA
10 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (21.62%) Security Hardening
11 8 (21.62%) Office 365

Wireless Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (21.62%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) VPN
4 20 (54.05%) WAN
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
6 10 (27.03%) OSPF
6 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (21.62%) IPsec
9 7 (18.92%) BGP
9 7 (18.92%) VoIP
10 6 (16.22%) HTTP
10 6 (16.22%) VLAN
11 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (13.51%) SNMP
11 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
12 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
13 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Security Manager
1 7 (18.92%) Security Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Operations Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (16.22%) SOC Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Network Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.62%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (43.24%) Security Operations
2 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.03%) High Availability
4 9 (24.32%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (24.32%) Information Security
4 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
4 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (21.62%) Security Hardening
5 8 (21.62%) Tech Ops
6 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (18.92%) Resource Management
6 7 (18.92%) SIEM
7 6 (16.22%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
7 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (13.51%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (13.51%) Security Patching
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 9 (24.32%) RHCSA
4 7 (18.92%) CEH
4 7 (18.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (18.92%) MBCS
5 5 (13.51%) CCIE
6 4 (10.81%) CCNP
7 3 (8.11%) CCDE
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 2 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) MCP
9 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.22%) NCSC
3 5 (13.51%) GDPR
4 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
1 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) F5
4 6 (16.22%) Juniper
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Arista
6 3 (8.11%) Avaya
6 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Meraki
6 3 (8.11%) Splunk
7 2 (5.41%) Aruba
7 2 (5.41%) Zscaler
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto