Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 256 249
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,923 2,323 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.37% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 8.76% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,951 2,141
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22,755 26,522 30,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.99% 15.63% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18,051 21,671 24,880
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 +17 703 £55,000 +4.76% 113
South East +32 469 £45,000 +5.88% 90
North of England -16 237 £40,200 -0.74% 72
East of England -77 197 £45,000 -10.00% 93
Midlands +26 194 £45,000 +5.88% 52
North West +14 152 £44,000 -2.22% 42
South West -37 129 £45,000 - 39
West Midlands +51 103 £50,000 +11.11% 37
East Midlands -1 91 £40,500 -4.71% 15
Yorkshire -48 64 £37,500 - 26
North East +11 21 £65,000 +78.08% 4
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 1,059 (55.07%) Cisco
2 899 (46.75%) Firewall
3 757 (39.37%) WAN
4 739 (38.43%) LAN
5 712 (37.03%) Cisco Certification
6 532 (27.67%) Windows
7 526 (27.35%) CCNP
8 463 (24.08%) Microsoft
9 419 (21.79%) Data Centre
10 413 (21.48%) Active Directory
11 396 (20.59%) VMware
12 394 (20.49%) VPN
13 387 (20.12%) CCNA
14 317 (16.48%) MPLS
15 316 (16.43%) Network Security
16 301 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
16 301 (15.65%) TCP/IP
17 296 (15.39%) Juniper
17 296 (15.39%) Finance
17 296 (15.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 284 (14.77%) BGP
19 281 (14.61%) OSPF
20 276 (14.35%) CheckPoint
21 267 (13.88%) Linux
22 266 (13.83%) VoIP
23 260 (13.52%) F5
24 256 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
25 254 (13.21%) Windows Server
26 252 (13.10%) DNS
27 251 (13.05%) Wi-Fi

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
1 128 (6.66%) MS Exchange
2 89 (4.63%) Skype for Business
3 66 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.51%) IIS
6 24 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.20%) CMS
8 22 (1.14%) Apache
9 13 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.31%) Confluence
12 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.26%) nginx
13 5 (0.26%) SAS
14 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.21%) JBoss
15 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 165 (8.58%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.052%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.052%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.052%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.052%) Primavera
6 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 234 (12.17%) Office 365
2 230 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.46%) PaaS
6 18 (0.94%) G Suite
6 18 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.88%) SaaS
8 16 (0.83%) IaaS
9 11 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.52%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.47%) Serverless
12 7 (0.36%) OpenDNS
13 4 (0.21%) GitHub
13 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.16%) Slack
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 899 (46.75%) Firewall
2 757 (39.37%) WAN
3 739 (38.43%) LAN
4 394 (20.49%) VPN
5 317 (16.48%) MPLS
6 316 (16.43%) Network Security
7 301 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
7 301 (15.65%) TCP/IP
8 296 (15.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 284 (14.77%) BGP
10 281 (14.61%) OSPF
11 266 (13.83%) VoIP
12 252 (13.10%) DNS
13 251 (13.05%) Wi-Fi
14 218 (11.34%) Cisco Wireless
15 217 (11.28%) WLAN
16 212 (11.02%) DHCP
17 166 (8.63%) Internet
18 153 (7.96%) VLAN
19 151 (7.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.94%) Big Data
3 8 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.26%) MySQL
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.10%) phpMyAdmin
7 2 (0.10%) Redis
8 1 (0.052%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.052%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.052%) Power BI
8 1 (0.052%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.88%) JIRA
3 13 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (0.52%) Metasploit
5 8 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.36%) Rational Quality Manager
6 7 (0.36%) Subversion
6 7 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.26%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.21%) Ant
9 4 (0.21%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.16%) CodeWarrior
10 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.16%) GCC
10 3 (0.16%) Paros
10 3 (0.16%) Selenium
10 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 296 (15.39%) Finance
2 204 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 169 (8.79%) Retail
4 100 (5.20%) Banking
5 76 (3.95%) Electronics
6 52 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 37 (1.92%) Legal
8 28 (1.46%) Marketing
9 26 (1.35%) Advertising
10 25 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.25%) Law
12 21 (1.09%) Front Office
13 18 (0.94%) Local Government
14 16 (0.83%) Automotive
15 12 (0.62%) German Language
15 12 (0.62%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.57%) Publishing
17 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 543 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 174 (9.05%) Analyst
3 169 (8.79%) Support Engineer
4 164 (8.53%) Architect
5 158 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 136 (7.07%) Consultant
7 125 (6.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 124 (6.45%) IT Engineer
9 108 (5.62%) Security Engineer
10 101 (5.25%) IT Support
11 89 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
12 88 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 82 (4.26%) Network Architect
14 80 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
14 80 (4.16%) Support Analyst
15 76 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
16 73 (3.80%) Wireless Engineer
17 69 (3.59%) Software Engineer
18 68 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
19 67 (3.48%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.54%) 802.1X
2 37 (1.92%) XMPP
3 24 (1.25%) HTML
4 21 (1.09%) Web Services
5 18 (0.94%) CSS
6 15 (0.78%) JSON
7 11 (0.57%) .NET
7 11 (0.57%) XML
8 10 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (0.47%) LESS
9 9 (0.47%) Sass
9 9 (0.47%) Yocto
10 8 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (0.36%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.36%) REST
12 6 (0.31%) Ajax
12 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (0.31%) HTML5
12 6 (0.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 419 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 152 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 97 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 93 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
6 45 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 32 (1.66%) EPoS
8 31 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (1.30%) CMDB
9 25 (1.30%) Internet of Things
10 24 (1.25%) Clustering
11 23 (1.20%) iPhone
12 22 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (0.99%) User Experience
15 16 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 532 (27.67%) Windows
2 267 (13.88%) Linux
3 254 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 157 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 151 (7.85%) Windows 7
6 129 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 123 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (3.33%) Android
9 56 (2.91%) Apple iOS
10 40 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 36 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
13 33 (1.72%) Windows 8
14 29 (1.51%) Unix
15 22 (1.14%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.99%) CentOS
17 12 (0.62%) Debian
18 11 (0.57%) Kali Linux
19 10 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (11.75%) ITIL
2 212 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
3 172 (8.94%) Presales
4 161 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
5 140 (7.28%) Load Balancing
5 140 (7.28%) Project Management
6 130 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (6.50%) Network Management
8 116 (6.03%) Network Design
9 108 (5.62%) Software Engineering
10 106 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 99 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
12 91 (4.73%) Mentoring
13 90 (4.68%) Information Security
14 86 (4.47%) Service Delivery
15 84 (4.37%) Service Management
16 80 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
17 71 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
18 68 (3.54%) Cybersecurity
19 63 (3.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 190 (9.88%) Python
2 133 (6.92%) C
3 122 (6.34%) PowerShell
4 103 (5.36%) SQL
5 100 (5.20%) C++
6 67 (3.48%) Perl
7 59 (3.07%) Java
8 40 (2.08%) C#
9 33 (1.72%) Embedded C
10 32 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 32 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 32 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.20%) PHP
12 20 (1.04%) VBScript
13 18 (0.94%) Embedded C++
14 12 (0.62%) Ruby
15 9 (0.47%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.47%) R
16 6 (0.31%) Assembly Language
16 6 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 712 (37.03%) Cisco Certification
2 526 (27.35%) CCNP
3 387 (20.12%) CCNA
4 247 (12.84%) Degree
5 158 (8.22%) CCIE
6 129 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 88 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 87 (4.52%) MCSE
9 71 (3.69%) SC Cleared
10 68 (3.54%) CCDP
11 58 (3.02%) CISSP
11 58 (3.02%) MCSA
12 54 (2.81%) MCP
13 48 (2.50%) CCVP
14 44 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
15 39 (2.03%) A+ Certification
15 39 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 37 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
17 25 (1.30%) MCDST
18 24 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.28%) SLA
2 70 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 66 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (2.03%) PMO
5 33 (1.72%) GDPR
6 21 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.99%) QA
8 16 (0.83%) SAS 70
9 14 (0.73%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.21%) COBIT
12 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.16%) JTAG
14 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.052%) ISO 13485
15 1 (0.052%) MISRA
15 1 (0.052%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
System Software
1 413 (21.48%) Active Directory
2 256 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.24%) Firmware
5 38 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
6 32 (1.66%) VMware NSX
6 32 (1.66%) vSphere
7 30 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.25%) XenApp
9 23 (1.20%) ProxySG
10 22 (1.14%) XenDesktop
11 19 (0.99%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (0.94%) VMware Server
13 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (0.78%) Docker
15 11 (0.57%) LXC
15 11 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.42%) NFS
17 6 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 93 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
2 83 (4.32%) SCCM
3 72 (3.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 68 (3.54%) Nagios
5 48 (2.50%) Stealthwatch
6 35 (1.82%) FortiGate
7 33 (1.72%) Ansible
8 31 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 19 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
10 18 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
10 18 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
12 15 (0.78%) Backup Exec
13 14 (0.73%) Cacti
14 13 (0.68%) Grafana
14 13 (0.68%) WSUS
15 12 (0.62%) QRadar
16 11 (0.57%) Prometheus
17 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
17 9 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,059 (55.07%) Cisco
2 463 (24.08%) Microsoft
3 396 (20.59%) VMware
4 296 (15.39%) Juniper
5 276 (14.35%) CheckPoint
6 260 (13.52%) F5
7 243 (12.64%) Meraki
8 241 (12.53%) Palo Alto
9 210 (10.92%) SolarWinds
10 203 (10.56%) Citrix
11 169 (8.79%) HP
12 127 (6.60%) Aruba
13 96 (4.99%) Dell
14 92 (4.78%) Fortinet
15 82 (4.26%) Apple
16 80 (4.16%) NetApp
17 72 (3.74%) Riverbed
18 61 (3.17%) EMC
19 57 (2.96%) Splunk
20 51 (2.65%) Mitel