Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 251 241
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,980 2,178 2,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.49% 1.35% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 8.90% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 1,738 2,109
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,932 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,800
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% -1.11%

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 21,065 24,468 26,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.87% 15.21% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15,934 19,610 21,403
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,238 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -33 548 £51,500 -6.36% 26
North of England +104 449 £32,500 -24.86% 22
South East +14 426 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Midlands +63 246 £42,000 +4.71% 6
Yorkshire +48 242 £23,000 -45.88% 12
North West +72 176 £42,500 -10.53% 9
West Midlands +70 171 £44,000 -7.37% 4
East of England +52 160 £47,500 +5.56% 35
South West -76 136 £40,000 -20.00% 15
East Midlands +20 75 £36,750 -8.13% 2
North East +46 33 £56,250 +15.38% 1
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 1,119 (56.52%) Cisco
2 1,002 (50.61%) Firewall
3 798 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
4 734 (37.07%) WAN
5 644 (32.53%) LAN
6 567 (28.64%) Microsoft
7 518 (26.16%) CCNP
8 517 (26.11%) Data Centre
9 515 (26.01%) Windows
10 497 (25.10%) CCNA
11 490 (24.75%) Active Directory
12 465 (23.48%) VoIP
13 436 (22.02%) VMware
14 413 (20.86%) ITIL
15 352 (17.78%) VPN
16 335 (16.92%) Meraki
17 330 (16.67%) Network Security
17 330 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 330 (16.67%) Office 365
18 323 (16.31%) Cisco ASA
19 307 (15.51%) Citrix
20 286 (14.44%) TCP/IP
21 278 (14.04%) Palo Alto
22 273 (13.79%) DNS
23 256 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
24 255 (12.88%) Windows Server
25 253 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
26 248 (12.53%) OSPF
27 246 (12.42%) DHCP
28 243 (12.27%) BGP

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
1 162 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 108 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 80 (4.04%) Skype for Business
4 52 (2.63%) IIS
5 47 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (0.91%) Apache
9 13 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.25%) CMS
11 5 (0.25%) SAS
12 4 (0.20%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.15%) JBoss
13 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.10%) Confluence
14 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 173 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (0.30%) Maya
5 6 (0.30%) MODO
5 6 (0.30%) NUKE
6 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.10%) iWork
9 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.051%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.15%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.051%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.051%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.051%) Magento
3 1 (0.051%) Primavera
3 1 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 330 (16.67%) Office 365
2 253 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (3.18%) IaaS
5 28 (1.41%) SaaS
6 27 (1.36%) PaaS
7 24 (1.21%) Mimecast
8 18 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 16 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (0.71%) SoftLayer
11 13 (0.66%) G Suite
12 12 (0.61%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.40%) GitHub
15 6 (0.30%) Dropbox
16 5 (0.25%) Power Platform
16 5 (0.25%) Yammer
17 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1,002 (50.61%) Firewall
2 734 (37.07%) WAN
3 644 (32.53%) LAN
4 465 (23.48%) VoIP
5 352 (17.78%) VPN
6 330 (16.67%) Network Security
7 323 (16.31%) Cisco ASA
8 286 (14.44%) TCP/IP
9 273 (13.79%) DNS
10 248 (12.53%) OSPF
11 246 (12.42%) DHCP
12 243 (12.27%) BGP
13 235 (11.87%) MPLS
14 223 (11.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 188 (9.49%) Cisco Wireless
16 169 (8.54%) Internet
17 156 (7.88%) 3G
17 156 (7.88%) Wi-Fi
18 152 (7.68%) Broadband
19 146 (7.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.76%) Big Data
3 13 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (0.56%) MySQL
6 7 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.25%) Power BI
8 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.10%) MS Access
10 2 (0.10%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.051%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.051%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.051%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.051%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (0.96%) JIRA
2 15 (0.76%) Eclipse
3 12 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.51%) Burp Suite
4 10 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.35%) Bugzilla
5 7 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.25%) CodeWarrior
6 5 (0.25%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.25%) Rational Quality Manager
6 5 (0.25%) Subversion
7 4 (0.20%) Maven
8 3 (0.15%) AppScan
8 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.15%) Paros
8 3 (0.15%) WebScarab
9 2 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.051%) Buildbot
10 1 (0.051%) FogBugz
General
1 239 (12.07%) Finance
2 214 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.35%) Retail
4 47 (2.37%) Electronics
4 47 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.27%) Banking
6 44 (2.22%) Advertising
7 28 (1.41%) Law
7 28 (1.41%) Legal
8 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.91%) German Language
10 15 (0.76%) Back Office
10 15 (0.76%) Marketing
11 14 (0.71%) Italian Language
12 10 (0.51%) Automotive
12 10 (0.51%) Front Office
12 10 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.40%) Avionics
15 7 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 493 (24.90%) Network Engineer
2 280 (14.14%) Analyst
3 167 (8.43%) Support Analyst
4 138 (6.97%) Support Engineer
5 134 (6.77%) Consultant
6 128 (6.46%) Technical Support
7 124 (6.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 115 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 114 (5.76%) Architect
10 109 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
11 105 (5.30%) Technical Support Analyst
12 99 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
13 94 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 93 (4.70%) IT Support
15 89 (4.49%) IT Engineer
16 88 (4.44%) Network Consultant
17 83 (4.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 81 (4.09%) Network Architect
19 74 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
20 69 (3.48%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.59%) 802.1X
2 33 (1.67%) .NET
3 15 (0.76%) HTML
3 15 (0.76%) Software Packaging
4 12 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
4 12 (0.61%) RxJava
4 12 (0.61%) TensorFlow
5 11 (0.56%) JSON
5 11 (0.56%) Middleware
6 10 (0.51%) CGI
6 10 (0.51%) CSS
7 9 (0.45%) JSP
7 9 (0.45%) REST
8 8 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.40%) LDAP
9 7 (0.35%) XML
9 7 (0.35%) XMPP
9 7 (0.35%) Yocto
10 6 (0.30%) ONVIF
10 6 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 517 (26.11%) Data Centre
2 123 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
3 102 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 101 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (3.28%) CCTV
6 62 (3.13%) User Experience
7 61 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 60 (3.03%) Smartphone
9 49 (2.47%) Driving Licence
10 46 (2.32%) Public Cloud
11 37 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
12 35 (1.77%) CMDB
13 34 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
14 33 (1.67%) Clustering
14 33 (1.67%) Smart Meter
15 29 (1.46%) Internet of Things
16 25 (1.26%) Fat Client
16 25 (1.26%) Thin Client
17 21 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 20 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 515 (26.01%) Windows
2 255 (12.88%) Windows Server
3 220 (11.11%) Linux
4 140 (7.07%) Windows 10
5 134 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 129 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 64 (3.23%) Unix
9 42 (2.12%) Android
10 41 (2.07%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (1.16%) CentOS
13 22 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.91%) CatOS
16 16 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (0.66%) Debian
18 11 (0.56%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 7 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (20.86%) ITIL
2 256 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
3 180 (9.09%) Presales
4 169 (8.54%) Load Balancing
5 155 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (7.37%) Project Management
7 145 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 139 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 137 (6.92%) Supplier Management
10 129 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 123 (6.21%) Change Management
12 121 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
13 109 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
13 109 (5.51%) Service Delivery
14 102 (5.15%) Service Management
15 100 (5.05%) Network Design
16 96 (4.85%) Software Engineering
17 87 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
18 84 (4.24%) Information Security
19 82 (4.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 130 (6.57%) Python
2 121 (6.11%) C
3 111 (5.61%) SQL
4 110 (5.56%) C++
5 79 (3.99%) PowerShell
6 75 (3.79%) Java
7 46 (2.32%) C#
8 36 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 35 (1.77%) Embedded C
10 33 (1.67%) Perl
11 25 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.86%) JavaScript
13 13 (0.66%) Kotlin
14 12 (0.61%) Ruby
15 10 (0.51%) Embedded C++
16 9 (0.45%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.35%) R
17 7 (0.35%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.30%) PHP
19 5 (0.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 798 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 518 (26.16%) CCNP
3 497 (25.10%) CCNA
4 217 (10.96%) Degree
5 206 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 163 (8.23%) MCSE
7 154 (7.78%) CCIE
8 139 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 123 (6.21%) MCITP
10 117 (5.91%) Security Cleared
11 88 (4.44%) SC Cleared
12 55 (2.78%) CCDP
13 54 (2.73%) MCP
14 40 (2.02%) MCSA
15 39 (1.97%) CISSP
16 36 (1.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 29 (1.46%) CCDA
18 28 (1.41%) CCSE
19 24 (1.21%) HNC
19 24 (1.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (9.60%) SLA
2 136 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (4.75%) ISO 9001
4 34 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.62%) QA
6 22 (1.11%) GDPR
7 19 (0.96%) PMO
8 13 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.61%) NIST
10 10 (0.51%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.25%) JTAG
13 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
13 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.051%) BS7799
15 1 (0.051%) DICOM
15 1 (0.051%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 490 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 330 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 67 (3.38%) XenApp
5 39 (1.97%) Firmware
6 32 (1.62%) vSphere
7 16 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.76%) Terminal Server
9 14 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.66%) Docker
11 12 (0.61%) DFS Replication
11 12 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.56%) BitLocker
12 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.35%) KVM
16 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 96 (4.85%) SCCM
2 79 (3.99%) Cisco Prime
3 37 (1.87%) WSUS
4 35 (1.77%) Ansible
5 34 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 30 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 29 (1.46%) Stealthwatch
8 17 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
8 17 (0.86%) Nessus
9 16 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.76%) RANCID
11 12 (0.61%) Nagios
12 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (0.56%) Puppet
12 11 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.51%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.40%) Observium
Vendors
1 1,119 (56.52%) Cisco
2 567 (28.64%) Microsoft
3 436 (22.02%) VMware
4 335 (16.92%) Meraki
5 307 (15.51%) Citrix
6 278 (14.04%) Palo Alto
7 212 (10.71%) Juniper
8 202 (10.20%) CheckPoint
9 201 (10.15%) Aruba
10 153 (7.73%) F5
11 142 (7.17%) SolarWinds
12 123 (6.21%) Polycom
13 110 (5.56%) Dell
14 109 (5.51%) HP
15 85 (4.29%) NetApp
16 65 (3.28%) Fortinet
17 63 (3.18%) Huawei
18 61 (3.08%) EMC
19 48 (2.42%) Apple
20 44 (2.22%) Veeam