Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 266 248
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,720 1,848 2,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 8.74% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 1,500 1,898
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% +8.99%

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 17,547 21,142 24,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.20% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13,950 16,634 20,239
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in England

Wireless
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in England.

Salary trend for Wireless in England

Wireless
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in England over the 6 months to 20 January 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 20 January 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 +39 554 £50,000 -11.57% 73
South East +3 380 £50,000 +11.11% 139
Midlands +75 246 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North of England +23 223 £34,000 -15.00% 77
West Midlands +69 198 £40,500 -6.74% 27
South West +53 182 £31,500 -30.39% 46
North West +10 117 £37,500 -16.67% 49
East of England -8 112 £45,000 -5.26% 79
Yorkshire +41 100 £30,000 +30.43% 17
East Midlands +4 48 £40,000 -1.23% 13
North East -17 6 £27,250 -58.87% 11
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 826 (48.02%) Cisco
2 699 (40.64%) Firewall
3 620 (36.05%) WAN
4 602 (35.00%) LAN
5 545 (31.69%) Windows
6 540 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
7 525 (30.52%) Microsoft
8 400 (23.26%) Active Directory
9 387 (22.50%) CCNP
10 350 (20.35%) VPN
11 314 (18.26%) VMware
12 308 (17.91%) Data Centre
13 303 (17.62%) DNS
14 289 (16.80%) Telecoms
14 289 (16.80%) Office 365
15 277 (16.10%) ITIL
16 272 (15.81%) Windows Server
17 265 (15.41%) TCP/IP
18 263 (15.29%) VoIP
19 255 (14.83%) DHCP
20 250 (14.53%) Azure
21 249 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
22 247 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
23 240 (13.95%) Degree
24 227 (13.20%) CCNA
25 224 (13.02%) Network Security
26 214 (12.44%) Meraki
27 213 (12.38%) BGP
28 212 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
29 199 (11.57%) OSPF

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
1 135 (7.85%) MS Exchange
2 59 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.62%) Skype for Business
4 37 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.05%) IIS
7 12 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.58%) Confluence
9 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.29%) SAS
12 4 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.058%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 177 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.12%) Weka
9 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.058%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 289 (16.80%) Office 365
2 250 (14.53%) Azure
3 117 (6.80%) AWS
4 36 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (1.98%) IaaS
6 30 (1.74%) PaaS
7 24 (1.40%) SaaS
8 23 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.81%) G Suite
10 12 (0.70%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.70%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.64%) GitHub
12 7 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 4 (0.23%) GCP
13 4 (0.23%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.23%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) AWS CodePipeline
16 1 (0.058%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 699 (40.64%) Firewall
2 620 (36.05%) WAN
3 602 (35.00%) LAN
4 350 (20.35%) VPN
5 303 (17.62%) DNS
6 265 (15.41%) TCP/IP
7 263 (15.29%) VoIP
8 255 (14.83%) DHCP
9 224 (13.02%) Network Security
10 213 (12.38%) BGP
11 212 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
12 199 (11.57%) OSPF
13 189 (10.99%) MPLS
14 175 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
15 174 (10.12%) Internet
16 152 (8.84%) VLAN
17 150 (8.72%) SAN
18 135 (7.85%) WLAN
19 129 (7.50%) IPsec
20 115 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.16%) MySQL
3 12 (0.70%) DB2
4 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.12%) Big Data
6 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
6 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.058%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.058%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.058%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.45%) Subversion
4 18 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 17 (0.99%) JIRA
6 11 (0.64%) Hudson
6 11 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (0.64%) Rational Quality Manager
7 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.35%) GCC
7 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.29%) GitLab
9 3 (0.17%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.17%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.12%) TestRail
11 1 (0.058%) Appium
11 1 (0.058%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.058%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 289 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 144 (8.37%) Finance
3 94 (5.47%) Electronics
4 68 (3.95%) Retail
5 48 (2.79%) Public Sector
6 35 (2.03%) Law
7 32 (1.86%) Legal
8 30 (1.74%) Marketing
9 29 (1.69%) Banking
10 22 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.10%) Games
12 14 (0.81%) Automotive
13 10 (0.58%) Advertising
13 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.52%) French Language
14 9 (0.52%) German Language
14 9 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.52%) Police
15 6 (0.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 420 (24.42%) Network Engineer
2 209 (12.15%) Support Engineer
3 144 (8.37%) IT Engineer
4 128 (7.44%) IT Support
5 125 (7.27%) Analyst
6 112 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 102 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 90 (5.23%) Architect
9 83 (4.83%) IT Support Engineer
10 80 (4.65%) Consultant
11 74 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
12 68 (3.95%) Support Analyst
13 55 (3.20%) Embedded Engineer
14 54 (3.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 53 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 53 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
16 52 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
17 51 (2.97%) Software Engineer
18 48 (2.79%) Technical Engineer
19 47 (2.73%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.51%) LDAP
3 20 (1.16%) .NET
3 20 (1.16%) LAMP
4 16 (0.93%) HTML
4 16 (0.93%) JSON
5 12 (0.70%) CSS
5 12 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.58%) React
6 10 (0.58%) XMPP
7 9 (0.52%) Web Services
8 7 (0.41%) COM
8 7 (0.41%) HTML5
9 3 (0.17%) MAPI
10 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.12%) Flash
10 2 (0.12%) Middleware
10 2 (0.12%) POSIX
10 2 (0.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 308 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 127 (7.38%) CCTV
3 110 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (5.64%) User Experience
5 87 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (3.43%) Driving Licence
7 58 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
8 57 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 43 (2.50%) Clustering
10 42 (2.44%) Private Cloud
11 36 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (1.69%) Replication
13 28 (1.63%) Smartphone
14 26 (1.51%) Blackberry
14 26 (1.51%) VHDL
15 23 (1.34%) Handset
15 23 (1.34%) Smart Meter
16 22 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 22 (1.28%) Public Cloud
17 20 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 545 (31.69%) Windows
2 272 (15.81%) Windows Server
3 190 (11.05%) Linux
4 181 (10.52%) Windows 10
5 125 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 109 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (3.31%) Android
9 51 (2.97%) Windows 8
10 45 (2.62%) Apple iOS
11 37 (2.15%) Mac OS X
11 37 (2.15%) Unix
12 30 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 24 (1.40%) CentOS
15 18 (1.05%) Mac OS
16 17 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.52%) Solaris
17 9 (0.52%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.47%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (16.10%) ITIL
2 249 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
3 128 (7.44%) Presales
4 127 (7.38%) Network Management
5 124 (7.21%) Mentoring
6 117 (6.80%) Change Management
7 115 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 111 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 104 (6.05%) Project Management
9 104 (6.05%) Software Engineering
10 102 (5.93%) Service Management
11 100 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
12 97 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (4.88%) Incident Management
13 84 (4.88%) Migration
14 83 (4.83%) Network Design
15 78 (4.53%) Project Delivery
16 75 (4.36%) Information Security
17 72 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 71 (4.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 147 (8.55%) C
2 107 (6.22%) C++
3 106 (6.16%) Python
4 100 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 95 (5.52%) SQL
6 54 (3.14%) Embedded C
7 38 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 36 (2.09%) Java
9 17 (0.99%) Embedded C++
10 15 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.58%) MATLAB
13 9 (0.52%) C#
13 9 (0.52%) Perl
13 9 (0.52%) PHP
14 7 (0.41%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.29%) ANSI C
15 5 (0.29%) Go
16 4 (0.23%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 540 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
2 387 (22.50%) CCNP
3 240 (13.95%) Degree
4 227 (13.20%) CCNA
5 124 (7.21%) CCIE
6 102 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 73 (4.24%) Security Cleared
8 72 (4.19%) CCDP
9 59 (3.43%) SC Cleared
10 47 (2.73%) MCSE
11 44 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 38 (2.21%) DBS Check
13 33 (1.92%) MCITP
14 32 (1.86%) HNC
15 29 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
15 29 (1.69%) JNCIA
16 27 (1.57%) MCSA
17 25 (1.45%) HND
17 25 (1.45%) MCP
18 23 (1.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.09%) SLA
2 22 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.87%) QA
4 14 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.58%) GDPR
6 8 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.47%) MISRA
7 7 (0.41%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.17%) JTAG
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) PMO
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.058%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.058%) DICOM
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.058%) NIST
10 1 (0.058%) P3O
System Software
1 400 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 247 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (9.48%) Hyper-V
4 97 (5.64%) Firmware
5 42 (2.44%) vSphere
6 37 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
8 32 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (1.57%) XenApp
10 21 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.76%) Docker
12 13 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.41%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.41%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.23%) DRBD
15 4 (0.23%) GlusterFS
16 3 (0.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 3 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 112 (6.51%) SCCM
2 47 (2.73%) WSUS
3 32 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
3 32 (1.86%) vCenter Server
4 30 (1.74%) Puppet
5 28 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 23 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 21 (1.22%) Ansible
8 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 20 (1.16%) Nagios
8 20 (1.16%) ZABBIX
9 18 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
10 17 (0.99%) FortiGate
11 16 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.52%) Netcool
13 9 (0.52%) TeMIP
14 8 (0.47%) PaperCut
15 7 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 826 (48.02%) Cisco
2 525 (30.52%) Microsoft
3 314 (18.26%) VMware
4 214 (12.44%) Meraki
5 156 (9.07%) Citrix
6 153 (8.90%) Palo Alto
7 141 (8.20%) SolarWinds
8 135 (7.85%) HP
9 133 (7.73%) Juniper
10 127 (7.38%) CheckPoint
11 97 (5.64%) F5
12 72 (4.19%) Dell
13 71 (4.13%) Aruba
14 54 (3.14%) Huawei
15 46 (2.67%) NetApp
16 41 (2.38%) Veeam
17 40 (2.33%) Apple
18 38 (2.21%) Fortinet
19 37 (2.15%) Red Hat
19 37 (2.15%) Ruckus Wireless