Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 245 241
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,562 1,984 2,347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.44% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 9.29% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,763 2,034
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £49,556 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.89% - +15.94%

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 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 16,102 21,363 24,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.16% 15.47% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,764 16,498 20,045
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,888
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.31% +4.20%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in England

Wireless
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Wireless in England

Wireless
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless in England

Wireless
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
London +41 504 £50,000 -9.09% 42
South East +3 372 £52,500 +10.53% 71
North of England -7 222 £37,500 -21.05% 44
South West +64 158 £40,000 -12.84% 21
Midlands -10 142 £35,000 -20.00% 32
East of England +17 138 £46,250 +2.78% 46
North West +32 126 £37,500 -23.08% 20
West Midlands +6 108 £34,500 -23.33% 21
Yorkshire +8 82 £35,000 +52.17% 16
East Midlands +14 34 £38,633 -6.91% 11
North East -20 14 £35,000 -50.00% 8
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 760 (48.66%) Cisco
2 666 (42.64%) Firewall
3 535 (34.25%) WAN
4 514 (32.91%) LAN
5 472 (30.22%) Cisco Certification
6 461 (29.51%) Windows
7 435 (27.85%) Microsoft
8 322 (20.61%) Active Directory
9 313 (20.04%) CCNP
10 281 (17.99%) VMware
11 277 (17.73%) VPN
12 261 (16.71%) TCP/IP
12 261 (16.71%) Data Centre
13 259 (16.58%) VoIP
14 241 (15.43%) Windows Server
15 233 (14.92%) Telecoms
16 227 (14.53%) ITIL
17 223 (14.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 222 (14.21%) Office 365
19 217 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
20 216 (13.83%) Azure
21 210 (13.44%) DNS
22 204 (13.06%) Meraki
22 204 (13.06%) Network Security
23 202 (12.93%) Degree
23 202 (12.93%) CCNA
24 200 (12.80%) BGP
25 199 (12.74%) Wi-Fi
26 196 (12.55%) DHCP
27 185 (11.84%) MPLS

Wireless
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 94 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.05%) Skype for Business
4 31 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.02%) Confluence
6 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (0.90%) IIS
8 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.26%) SAS
9 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.064%) Apache
Applications
1 124 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 38 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) assyst
1 4 (0.26%) Infor M3
1 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.064%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 222 (14.21%) Office 365
2 216 (13.83%) Azure
3 99 (6.34%) AWS
4 36 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (1.79%) PaaS
6 25 (1.60%) IaaS
7 23 (1.47%) GitHub
8 19 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.96%) Mimecast
10 14 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 14 (0.90%) OneDrive
11 10 (0.64%) G Suite
12 8 (0.51%) SaaS
13 6 (0.38%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.26%) GCP
14 4 (0.26%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.13%) Route 53
16 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 666 (42.64%) Firewall
2 535 (34.25%) WAN
3 514 (32.91%) LAN
4 277 (17.73%) VPN
5 261 (16.71%) TCP/IP
6 259 (16.58%) VoIP
7 210 (13.44%) DNS
8 204 (13.06%) Network Security
9 200 (12.80%) BGP
10 199 (12.74%) Wi-Fi
11 196 (12.55%) DHCP
12 185 (11.84%) MPLS
13 180 (11.52%) Cisco ASA
13 180 (11.52%) OSPF
14 152 (9.73%) VLAN
15 134 (8.58%) Internet
16 127 (8.13%) SAN
17 124 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 120 (7.68%) WLAN
19 101 (6.47%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.83%) MySQL
3 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.38%) DB2
5 3 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.13%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.13%) Power BI
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.064%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 36 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 30 (1.92%) JIRA
4 17 (1.09%) GCC
4 17 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 15 (0.96%) Subversion
7 8 (0.51%) Hudson
7 8 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (0.51%) Rational Quality Manager
8 7 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.32%) GitLab
11 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.13%) CMake
12 2 (0.13%) Selenium
13 1 (0.064%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.064%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.064%) SCons
General
1 233 (14.92%) Telecoms
2 94 (6.02%) Finance
3 79 (5.06%) Electronics
4 58 (3.71%) Retail
5 49 (3.14%) Law
6 32 (2.05%) Legal
7 29 (1.86%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.54%) Banking
9 17 (1.09%) Marketing
10 16 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.77%) Advertising
11 12 (0.77%) Games
12 10 (0.64%) Automotive
13 9 (0.58%) Local Government
14 7 (0.45%) French Language
15 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.38%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) German Language
16 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (25.10%) Network Engineer
2 183 (11.72%) Support Engineer
3 133 (8.51%) Analyst
4 129 (8.26%) IT Engineer
5 119 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 99 (6.34%) IT Support
7 82 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (4.93%) Cisco Engineer
9 75 (4.80%) Consultant
10 74 (4.74%) Architect
11 73 (4.67%) Support Analyst
12 69 (4.42%) Embedded Engineer
13 65 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
14 62 (3.97%) Wireless Engineer
15 60 (3.84%) Software Engineer
16 58 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
17 52 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 49 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 46 (2.94%) Firmware Engineer
20 45 (2.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.24%) .NET
2 34 (2.18%) 802.1X
3 24 (1.54%) JSON
4 22 (1.41%) CSS
5 19 (1.22%) AngularJS
5 19 (1.22%) HTML
5 19 (1.22%) React
6 16 (1.02%) XMPP
7 13 (0.83%) HTML5
8 11 (0.70%) LAMP
9 10 (0.64%) LDAP
10 7 (0.45%) COM
11 6 (0.38%) jQuery
12 5 (0.32%) RESTful
12 5 (0.32%) Web Services
12 5 (0.32%) YAML
13 4 (0.26%) CSS3
13 4 (0.26%) GraphQL
13 4 (0.26%) REST
13 4 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 261 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 87 (5.57%) CCTV
3 75 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (4.03%) User Experience
6 54 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 50 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
8 42 (2.69%) Driving Licence
9 41 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
10 31 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 27 (1.73%) Internet of Things
12 26 (1.66%) Clustering
13 25 (1.60%) e-Learning
13 25 (1.60%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.41%) Blackberry
14 22 (1.41%) Replication
14 22 (1.41%) VHDL
15 21 (1.34%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.34%) Private Cloud
16 20 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 461 (29.51%) Windows
2 241 (15.43%) Windows Server
3 168 (10.76%) Linux
4 157 (10.05%) Windows 10
5 106 (6.79%) Windows 7
6 87 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (3.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 45 (2.88%) Android
10 40 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 39 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 31 (1.98%) Apple iOS
13 30 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (1.79%) Unix
15 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
16 16 (1.02%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.83%) CentOS
18 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 5 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (14.53%) ITIL
2 217 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
3 126 (8.07%) Presales
4 118 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 101 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (5.95%) Load Balancing
7 91 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 91 (5.83%) Project Management
8 85 (5.44%) Mentoring
9 84 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
10 82 (5.25%) Computer Science
10 82 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 80 (5.12%) Network Design
12 77 (4.93%) Information Security
13 74 (4.74%) Change Management
14 73 (4.67%) Incident Management
14 73 (4.67%) Service Management
15 70 (4.48%) Network Management
16 63 (4.03%) Migration
17 62 (3.97%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (11.40%) C
2 140 (8.96%) C++
3 91 (5.83%) Python
4 84 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 72 (4.61%) SQL
6 69 (4.42%) Embedded C
7 27 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 20 (1.28%) C#
10 19 (1.22%) PHP
11 17 (1.09%) Embedded C++
12 16 (1.02%) Java
13 7 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.45%) Perl
14 6 (0.38%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.32%) ANSI C
16 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.26%) VB
17 1 (0.064%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.064%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 472 (30.22%) Cisco Certification
2 313 (20.04%) CCNP
3 202 (12.93%) CCNA
3 202 (12.93%) Degree
4 106 (6.79%) CCIE
5 86 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (4.74%) CCDP
7 62 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 50 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 49 (3.14%) MCSE
10 45 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 36 (2.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 32 (2.05%) JNCIA
13 27 (1.73%) MCSA
14 24 (1.54%) MCITP
15 19 (1.22%) JNCIS
16 17 (1.09%) CWNA
17 16 (1.02%) MCP
18 15 (0.96%) CCDA
18 15 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (7.30%) SLA
2 31 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.41%) GDPR
4 20 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.70%) QA
6 8 (0.51%) MISRA
7 7 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.38%) PMO
8 6 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.32%) NIST
10 4 (0.26%) NCSC
11 3 (0.19%) GxP
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) JTAG
13 1 (0.064%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.064%) P3O
System Software
1 322 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 223 (14.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (9.99%) Hyper-V
4 119 (7.62%) Firmware
5 36 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
7 26 (1.66%) vSphere
8 24 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.77%) XenApp
12 11 (0.70%) Docker
13 10 (0.64%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.51%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.26%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.19%) vCloud
17 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (5.25%) SCCM
2 38 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
3 32 (2.05%) Ansible
3 32 (2.05%) FortiGate
4 24 (1.54%) vCenter Server
4 24 (1.54%) WSUS
5 19 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.96%) Puppet
9 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.70%) Nagios
11 10 (0.64%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.58%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.51%) Netcool
13 8 (0.51%) TeMIP
14 7 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 760 (48.66%) Cisco
2 435 (27.85%) Microsoft
3 281 (17.99%) VMware
4 204 (13.06%) Meraki
5 160 (10.24%) Palo Alto
6 129 (8.26%) HP
7 124 (7.94%) Juniper
8 111 (7.11%) SolarWinds
9 105 (6.72%) Citrix
10 103 (6.59%) CheckPoint
11 82 (5.25%) F5
12 61 (3.91%) Aruba
13 50 (3.20%) Fortinet
14 47 (3.01%) Huawei
15 39 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
16 38 (2.43%) Apple
16 38 (2.43%) Ekahau
17 36 (2.30%) Dell
18 35 (2.24%) Riverbed
19 34 (2.18%) NetApp