Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 239 232
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,925 2,407 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.46% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.98% 9.59% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 1,976 2,055
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%
10th Percentile £25,550 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,875 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

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 21,438 25,095 27,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 15.27% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16,872 20,450 22,387
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -35 567 £57,500 +9.00% 116
South East +28 503 £45,000 +5.88% 101
North of England +60 309 £40,000 -5.88% 74
East of England -40 209 £47,500 -5.00% 72
Midlands +18 191 £45,000 +12.50% 47
North West +71 153 £45,000 - 30
South West -77 139 £45,891 -12.59% 39
West Midlands +54 131 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Yorkshire +15 121 £23,500 -41.25% 35
East Midlands -10 60 £42,500 +4.94% 16
North East +46 35 £70,000 +115.38% 9
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,094 (56.83%) Cisco
2 1,003 (52.10%) Firewall
3 761 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
4 732 (38.03%) WAN
5 671 (34.86%) LAN
6 528 (27.43%) CCNP
7 498 (25.87%) Windows
8 483 (25.09%) Microsoft
9 478 (24.83%) Data Centre
10 425 (22.08%) Active Directory
11 410 (21.30%) CCNA
12 389 (20.21%) VMware
13 380 (19.74%) VoIP
14 366 (19.01%) Network Security
15 348 (18.08%) VPN
16 315 (16.36%) BGP
17 306 (15.90%) MPLS
18 305 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
19 298 (15.48%) CheckPoint
20 293 (15.22%) Palo Alto
21 292 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
22 291 (15.12%) TCP/IP
23 282 (14.65%) OSPF
24 277 (14.39%) Meraki
25 270 (14.03%) ITIL
26 262 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
27 260 (13.51%) Linux
28 255 (13.25%) Finance
29 254 (13.19%) Juniper
29 254 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus

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
1 115 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 78 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 76 (3.95%) Skype for Business
4 40 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (2.03%) IIS
6 31 (1.61%) CMS
7 24 (1.25%) Apache
7 24 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.36%) JBoss
12 6 (0.31%) Confluence
12 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.16%) nginx
16 2 (0.10%) Site Server
Applications
1 159 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.10%) iWork
5 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.052%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.10%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.052%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 262 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (12.52%) Office 365
3 178 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.61%) PaaS
5 22 (1.14%) IaaS
6 21 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.88%) SaaS
8 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.68%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.62%) G Suite
10 12 (0.62%) GitHub
11 10 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.42%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.16%) Yammer
15 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.10%) Route 53
15 2 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,003 (52.10%) Firewall
2 732 (38.03%) WAN
3 671 (34.86%) LAN
4 380 (19.74%) VoIP
5 366 (19.01%) Network Security
6 348 (18.08%) VPN
7 315 (16.36%) BGP
8 306 (15.90%) MPLS
9 305 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
10 291 (15.12%) TCP/IP
11 282 (14.65%) OSPF
12 254 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 213 (11.06%) Cisco Wireless
14 211 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
15 195 (10.13%) DNS
16 190 (9.87%) Internet
17 181 (9.40%) DHCP
18 158 (8.21%) VLAN
19 149 (7.74%) IPsec
20 148 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.14%) Big Data
3 14 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.31%) MySQL
5 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.052%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.052%) phpMyAdmin
9 1 (0.052%) Power BI
9 1 (0.052%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.94%) JIRA
3 15 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.47%) Bugzilla
5 9 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (0.47%) Rational Quality Manager
6 7 (0.36%) Burp Suite
6 7 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.31%) CodeWarrior
7 6 (0.31%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.26%) Maven
8 5 (0.26%) Subversion
9 4 (0.21%) Ant
9 4 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.16%) CMake
10 3 (0.16%) GCC
10 3 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (13.25%) Finance
2 175 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 94 (4.88%) Banking
4 88 (4.57%) Retail
5 62 (3.22%) Electronics
6 47 (2.44%) Advertising
7 42 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.56%) Legal
9 23 (1.19%) Front Office
10 22 (1.14%) Marketing
11 19 (0.99%) Law
12 18 (0.94%) Automotive
13 16 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.68%) Back Office
16 8 (0.42%) Local Government
16 8 (0.42%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.26%) French Language
19 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 524 (27.22%) Network Engineer
2 205 (10.65%) Analyst
3 151 (7.84%) Consultant
4 145 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 144 (7.48%) Architect
5 144 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 127 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 103 (5.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 95 (4.94%) Network Architect
9 93 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 92 (4.78%) IT Engineer
10 92 (4.78%) Senior Network Engineer
11 90 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 87 (4.52%) Technical Support
13 73 (3.79%) IT Support
14 72 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
15 69 (3.58%) Wireless Engineer
16 67 (3.48%) Network Support
17 65 (3.38%) Security Consultant
17 65 (3.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 44 (2.29%) XMPP
3 16 (0.83%) .NET
4 15 (0.78%) HTML
4 15 (0.78%) Web Services
5 14 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (0.68%) RxJava
6 13 (0.68%) Yocto
7 12 (0.62%) REST
8 11 (0.57%) JSP
8 11 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (0.52%) CSS
9 10 (0.52%) JSON
10 9 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (0.36%) LAMP
11 7 (0.36%) SOAP
11 7 (0.36%) Software Packaging
12 5 (0.26%) Ajax
12 5 (0.26%) Spring
12 5 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 478 (24.83%) Data Centre
2 123 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
4 91 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
5 79 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 40 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 36 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
9 34 (1.77%) Clustering
10 33 (1.71%) CMDB
11 32 (1.66%) Internet of Things
12 24 (1.25%) Device Driver
13 22 (1.14%) EPoS
13 22 (1.14%) User Experience
14 21 (1.09%) Smartphone
15 19 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.99%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.94%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.94%) Replication
17 17 (0.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 498 (25.87%) Windows
2 260 (13.51%) Linux
3 228 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 135 (7.01%) Windows 10
5 124 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (6.39%) Windows 7
7 112 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (2.70%) Android
9 47 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 38 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 35 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 27 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
14 26 (1.35%) Unix
15 16 (0.83%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
17 11 (0.57%) CentOS
18 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.42%) Debian
20 7 (0.36%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (14.03%) ITIL
2 233 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
3 182 (9.45%) Presales
4 168 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 154 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 149 (7.74%) Network Monitoring
8 143 (7.43%) Software Engineering
9 127 (6.60%) Project Management
10 115 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 88 (4.57%) Network Management
12 85 (4.42%) Change Management
12 85 (4.42%) Supplier Management
13 81 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 78 (4.05%) Service Delivery
15 76 (3.95%) Service Management
16 75 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
17 72 (3.74%) Network Design
18 71 (3.69%) Change Control
19 69 (3.58%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 211 (10.96%) Python
2 166 (8.62%) C
3 148 (7.69%) C++
4 105 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 101 (5.25%) SQL
6 93 (4.83%) Java
7 72 (3.74%) Perl
8 47 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 38 (1.97%) C#
10 33 (1.71%) Embedded C
11 31 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 20 (1.04%) JavaScript
13 18 (0.94%) Embedded C++
14 16 (0.83%) Ruby
14 16 (0.83%) VBScript
15 13 (0.68%) Assembly Language
15 13 (0.68%) Kotlin
16 12 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.57%) PHP
17 11 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 761 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 528 (27.43%) CCNP
3 410 (21.30%) CCNA
4 198 (10.29%) Degree
5 178 (9.25%) CCIE
6 174 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 144 (7.48%) Security Cleared
8 127 (6.60%) MCSE
9 107 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 78 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 57 (2.96%) CCDP
12 55 (2.86%) CISSP
12 55 (2.86%) MCITP
12 55 (2.86%) MCP
13 50 (2.60%) CCVP
13 50 (2.60%) MCSA
14 37 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
15 36 (1.87%) A+ Certification
16 27 (1.40%) JNCIA
17 25 (1.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.18%) SLA
2 64 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.66%) GDPR
5 31 (1.61%) PMO
6 29 (1.51%) ISO 9001
7 21 (1.09%) QA
8 18 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.62%) SAS 70
10 10 (0.52%) JTAG
11 7 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.16%) COBIT
13 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.052%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.052%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
System Software
1 425 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 292 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.75%) XenApp
5 44 (2.29%) Firmware
6 31 (1.61%) vSphere
7 27 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.14%) VMware NSX
10 16 (0.83%) Docker
11 12 (0.62%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.57%) VMware Server
12 11 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.42%) NFS
15 7 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.36%) LXC
16 6 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 82 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 65 (3.38%) SCCM
3 59 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
4 41 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 39 (2.03%) Ansible
6 38 (1.97%) Nagios
7 35 (1.82%) Stealthwatch
8 29 (1.51%) Cisco UCCE
9 23 (1.19%) FortiGate
10 19 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.83%) WSUS
12 15 (0.78%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (0.57%) Nessus
14 11 (0.57%) Puppet
15 10 (0.52%) Grafana
15 10 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
16 9 (0.47%) Netcool
16 9 (0.47%) Prometheus
17 8 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,094 (56.83%) Cisco
2 483 (25.09%) Microsoft
3 389 (20.21%) VMware
4 298 (15.48%) CheckPoint
5 293 (15.22%) Palo Alto
6 277 (14.39%) Meraki
7 254 (13.19%) Juniper
8 252 (13.09%) Citrix
9 194 (10.08%) F5
9 194 (10.08%) SolarWinds
10 179 (9.30%) Aruba
11 141 (7.32%) HP
12 90 (4.68%) Dell
13 77 (4.00%) NetApp
14 75 (3.90%) Fortinet
15 69 (3.58%) Polycom
16 62 (3.22%) Riverbed
17 61 (3.17%) Apple
18 48 (2.49%) BT
18 48 (2.49%) Splunk