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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 294 291 235
Rank change year-on-year -3 -56 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,943 1,128 1,086
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.18% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 9.17% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 793 879
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £33,053 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +11.11%

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 19,912 12,300 11,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 12.87% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,901 8,704 8,916
10th Percentile £28,019 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,846
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England -7 572 £50,000 -9.09% 52
London -68 432 £60,000 +2.32% 47
South East +44 378 £45,000 - 65
Yorkshire -12 324 £70,000 +27.27% 23
East of England +54 229 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Midlands +17 224 £33,000 -19.15% 16
North West +5 182 £42,825 +0.76% 24
West Midlands -23 122 £34,500 -18.82% 12
South West -17 115 £33,000 -9.59% 30
East Midlands +16 97 £28,000 -25.33% 4
North East +21 66 £37,500 -13.79% 5
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 966 (49.72%) Cisco
2 799 (41.12%) Cisco Certification
3 658 (33.87%) Linux
4 641 (32.99%) CCNA
5 587 (30.21%) Firewall
6 549 (28.26%) WAN
7 524 (26.97%) LAN
8 445 (22.90%) A+ Certification
9 441 (22.70%) Network+ Certification
10 431 (22.18%) Linux+ Certification
11 419 (21.56%) Windows
12 394 (20.28%) Social Skills
13 359 (18.48%) Microsoft
14 335 (17.24%) Active Directory
15 323 (16.62%) Azure
16 300 (15.44%) Microsoft 365
17 284 (14.62%) Degree
18 276 (14.20%) DNS
19 261 (13.43%) ITIL
20 244 (12.56%) Wi-Fi
21 236 (12.15%) DHCP
22 226 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
23 223 (11.48%) VPN
24 219 (11.27%) CCNP
25 213 (10.96%) MPLS
26 211 (10.86%) Python
27 203 (10.45%) Data Centre
28 200 (10.29%) TCP/IP
29 196 (10.09%) C
30 195 (10.04%) VMware

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 64 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 61 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 9 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (0.41%) IIS
7 6 (0.31%) Confluence
8 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.15%) Apache
9 3 (0.15%) MTS
10 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.10%) Liferay
11 1 (0.051%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.051%) Tomcat
Applications
1 118 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.51%) Simulink
5 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.36%) SAP GTS
4 5 (0.26%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.051%) assyst
7 1 (0.051%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 323 (16.62%) Azure
2 300 (15.44%) Microsoft 365
3 149 (7.67%) AWS
4 79 (4.07%) SaaS
5 67 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 62 (3.19%) PaaS
7 46 (2.37%) IaaS
8 38 (1.96%) OneDrive
9 29 (1.49%) Google Workspace
10 27 (1.39%) Azure Sentinel
11 25 (1.29%) Azure Monitor
12 24 (1.24%) GCP
13 17 (0.87%) GitHub
14 15 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.46%) Azure DevOps
16 9 (0.46%) Mimecast
17 8 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 7 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
18 7 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 587 (30.21%) Firewall
2 549 (28.26%) WAN
3 524 (26.97%) LAN
4 276 (14.20%) DNS
5 244 (12.56%) Wi-Fi
6 236 (12.15%) DHCP
7 223 (11.48%) VPN
8 213 (10.96%) MPLS
9 200 (10.29%) TCP/IP
10 189 (9.73%) OSPF
11 182 (9.37%) BGP
12 177 (9.11%) Internet
13 168 (8.65%) SD-WAN
14 148 (7.62%) VLAN
15 146 (7.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 142 (7.31%) WLAN
17 138 (7.10%) Network Security
18 120 (6.18%) VoIP
19 103 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
20 101 (5.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (0.57%) Big Data
3 11 (0.57%) Data Lake
4 10 (0.51%) MySQL
5 7 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.26%) GIS
7 5 (0.26%) Power BI
8 4 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.10%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.10%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.10%) PouchDB
9 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.051%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.051%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.051%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.051%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (1.70%) GDB
2 30 (1.54%) JIRA
3 29 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.18%) GitLab
5 19 (0.98%) Selenium
6 13 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.41%) GCC
8 7 (0.36%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.26%) Zephyr
10 4 (0.21%) CMake
11 2 (0.10%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.10%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.10%) Postman
11 2 (0.10%) Valgrind
11 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.051%) Ant
12 1 (0.051%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.051%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.051%) Subversion
General
1 394 (20.28%) Social Skills
2 186 (9.57%) Finance
3 145 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 118 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
5 116 (5.97%) Electronics
6 94 (4.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 80 (4.12%) Public Sector
8 61 (3.14%) Retail
9 60 (3.09%) Games
9 60 (3.09%) Legal
10 48 (2.47%) Manufacturing
11 43 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
12 42 (2.16%) Wearables
13 41 (2.11%) Marketing
14 29 (1.49%) Automotive
14 29 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
15 22 (1.13%) Banking
16 21 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (0.87%) Law
17 17 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 468 (24.09%) IT Technician
2 434 (22.34%) Network Technician
3 431 (22.18%) Trainee
3 431 (22.18%) Trainee IT Technician
3 431 (22.18%) Trainee Technician
4 354 (18.22%) Network Engineer
5 134 (6.90%) Architect
6 112 (5.76%) IT Engineer
7 110 (5.66%) Analyst
8 100 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 92 (4.73%) IT Support
9 92 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 87 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 79 (4.07%) Support Engineer
12 73 (3.76%) Graduate
13 71 (3.65%) Embedded Engineer
14 64 (3.29%) Design Engineer
15 58 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 56 (2.88%) Network Architect
17 55 (2.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 34 (1.75%) HTML
3 29 (1.49%) HTML5
4 28 (1.44%) RESTful
5 24 (1.24%) React
5 24 (1.24%) Redux
5 24 (1.24%) Yocto
6 16 (0.82%) .NET
7 11 (0.57%) CSS
8 10 (0.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 8 (0.41%) Flash
9 8 (0.41%) XML
10 7 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.36%) JSP
10 7 (0.36%) Web Services
11 6 (0.31%) CSS3
11 6 (0.31%) iOS SDK
11 6 (0.31%) LDAP
11 6 (0.31%) OpenGL
11 6 (0.31%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 203 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 123 (6.33%) IoT
3 79 (4.07%) FPGA
4 74 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 70 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 69 (3.55%) Algorithms
7 65 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
8 64 (3.29%) Public Cloud
9 54 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
10 37 (1.90%) User Experience
11 36 (1.85%) Mobile App
12 33 (1.70%) Cyberattack
13 32 (1.65%) Smart Home
14 31 (1.60%) Clustering
15 28 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
16 27 (1.39%) Robotics
17 26 (1.34%) NHS
18 25 (1.29%) SCADA
19 22 (1.13%) PKI
19 22 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 658 (33.87%) Linux
2 419 (21.56%) Windows
3 186 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 141 (7.26%) Windows 10
5 89 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 59 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 51 (2.62%) Android
9 47 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 31 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
11 31 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
12 29 (1.49%) Unix
13 23 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 23 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 22 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.08%) SUSE
16 13 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.51%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (13.43%) ITIL
2 226 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
3 185 (9.52%) Agile
4 164 (8.44%) Change Management
5 161 (8.29%) Computer Science
6 139 (7.15%) Software Engineering
7 136 (7.00%) Mentoring
8 132 (6.79%) Service Delivery
9 131 (6.74%) Project Delivery
10 127 (6.54%) Project Management
11 115 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 104 (5.35%) Network Management
13 103 (5.30%) Load Balancing
14 96 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
15 94 (4.84%) DevOps
16 85 (4.37%) Network Design
17 80 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
18 76 (3.91%) Business Continuity
19 73 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
20 71 (3.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 211 (10.86%) Python
2 196 (10.09%) C
3 139 (7.15%) C++
4 60 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 57 (2.93%) MATLAB
6 51 (2.62%) Java
7 38 (1.96%) SQL
8 37 (1.90%) C#
9 31 (1.60%) Bash
9 31 (1.60%) Embedded C
9 31 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.18%) Go
11 21 (1.08%) VB
12 20 (1.03%) Embedded C++
13 19 (0.98%) VBScript
14 15 (0.77%) Perl
15 8 (0.41%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.26%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.26%) Google Apps Script
16 5 (0.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 799 (41.12%) Cisco Certification
2 641 (32.99%) CCNA
3 445 (22.90%) A+ Certification
4 441 (22.70%) Network+ Certification
5 431 (22.18%) Linux+ Certification
6 284 (14.62%) Degree
7 219 (11.27%) CCNP
8 103 (5.30%) Security Cleared
9 92 (4.73%) SC Cleared
10 76 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 62 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 61 (3.14%) MCSE
13 58 (2.99%) CCIE
14 52 (2.68%) CCDP
14 52 (2.68%) PhD
15 38 (1.96%) MCP
16 25 (1.29%) CCIE Service Provider
17 24 (1.24%) DBS Check
18 23 (1.18%) CISSP
19 22 (1.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.40%) SLA
2 28 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 28 (1.44%) GDPR
2 28 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (0.67%) JTAG
5 13 (0.67%) NIST
6 6 (0.31%) QA
7 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.21%) NCSC
8 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.15%) PA-DSS
8 3 (0.15%) PSD2
9 2 (0.10%) GxP
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.051%) PMO
System Software
1 335 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 121 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.55%) Firmware
5 32 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 31 (1.60%) vSphere
7 28 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (1.08%) Docker
9 18 (0.93%) XenApp
10 16 (0.82%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.46%) KVM
11 9 (0.46%) LXC
11 9 (0.46%) Xen
12 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.31%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.15%) NFS
15 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 84 (4.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 67 (3.45%) SCCM
3 55 (2.83%) FortiGate
4 50 (2.57%) Terraform
5 42 (2.16%) Ansible
6 34 (1.75%) WSUS
7 32 (1.65%) Kubernetes
8 25 (1.29%) SCOM
8 25 (1.29%) SCSM
9 23 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (0.98%) HP SIM
10 19 (0.98%) OpenView
11 18 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (0.67%) Puppet
13 11 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.51%) vCenter Server
15 9 (0.46%) Mesos
15 9 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
16 8 (0.41%) TrustSec
17 7 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 966 (49.72%) Cisco
2 359 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 195 (10.04%) VMware
4 185 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 130 (6.69%) F5
6 116 (5.97%) HP
7 113 (5.82%) Meraki
8 102 (5.25%) Aruba
9 100 (5.15%) Citrix
10 87 (4.48%) Fortinet
11 84 (4.32%) CheckPoint
12 73 (3.76%) SolarWinds
13 71 (3.65%) Apple
13 71 (3.65%) Juniper
14 52 (2.68%) Zscaler
15 44 (2.26%) Google
15 44 (2.26%) Veeam
16 32 (1.65%) Dell
17 30 (1.54%) Infoblox
17 30 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless