Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 242 247
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 2324 2555 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.42% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 8.35% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1999 2145 2358
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,100 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,700 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 26373 30617 34893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 16.96% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21518 25337 28900
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,491 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -22 767 £52,500 -4.55% 47
East of England +62 437 £50,000 +11.11% 34
South East -37 418 £42,500 -10.53% 38
North of England +2 326 £40,500 +8.00% 15
Midlands +4 218 £40,000 - 19
South West +34 168 £42,500 +18.27% 19
Yorkshire +28 157 £37,500 -25.00% 3
North West -23 153 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East Midlands +19 107 £40,000 -3.61% 13
West Midlands -28 97 £40,000 - 6
North East +7 16 £36,500 +4.29% 2
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 1146 (49.31%) Cisco
2 942 (40.53%) Firewall
3 822 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
4 718 (30.90%) WAN
5 674 (29.00%) LAN
6 628 (27.02%) Windows
7 594 (25.56%) CCNP
8 542 (23.32%) Microsoft
9 517 (22.25%) VPN
10 408 (17.56%) CCNA
11 405 (17.43%) VMware
12 391 (16.82%) Degree
13 383 (16.48%) Active Directory
14 382 (16.44%) ITIL
15 379 (16.31%) Data Centre
16 364 (15.66%) Finance
17 342 (14.72%) MPLS
17 342 (14.72%) BGP
18 338 (14.54%) OSPF
19 335 (14.41%) DNS
20 323 (13.90%) VoIP
21 321 (13.81%) Linux
22 320 (13.77%) TCP/IP
23 317 (13.64%) Juniper
24 303 (13.04%) Network Security
25 300 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
26 297 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
26 297 (12.78%) C
27 296 (12.74%) DHCP
28 288 (12.39%) HP

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
1 142 (6.11%) MS Exchange
2 80 (3.44%) Skype for Business
3 64 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 56 (2.41%) CMS
5 45 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 31 (1.33%) IIS
8 20 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.26%) WordPress
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.17%) Apache
15 4 (0.17%) nginx
15 4 (0.17%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.086%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 152 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (0.086%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.043%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.043%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.043%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 181 (7.79%) Office 365
2 143 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.68%) SaaS
5 26 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (0.90%) IaaS
8 13 (0.56%) PaaS
9 8 (0.34%) Slack
10 6 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.17%) G Suite
12 3 (0.13%) Akamai
13 2 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.043%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.043%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.043%) GitHub
14 1 (0.043%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.043%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 942 (40.53%) Firewall
2 718 (30.90%) WAN
3 674 (29.00%) LAN
4 517 (22.25%) VPN
5 342 (14.72%) BGP
5 342 (14.72%) MPLS
6 338 (14.54%) OSPF
7 335 (14.41%) DNS
8 323 (13.90%) VoIP
9 320 (13.77%) TCP/IP
10 303 (13.04%) Network Security
11 300 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 297 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
13 296 (12.74%) DHCP
14 256 (11.02%) IPsec
15 235 (10.11%) EIGRP
16 212 (9.12%) Wi-Fi
17 204 (8.78%) Cisco Wireless
18 184 (7.92%) Internet
19 180 (7.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.25%) Big Data
3 18 (0.77%) OLTP
4 11 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.39%) MySQL
6 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.22%) Redis
7 5 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.13%) CorVu
9 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.086%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.043%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.043%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 42 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.33%) JIRA
4 24 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (0.73%) Android Studio
8 16 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (0.65%) Calabash
9 15 (0.65%) Metasploit
10 13 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (0.34%) AppScan
12 8 (0.34%) Burp Suite
12 8 (0.34%) Gradle
12 8 (0.34%) JUnit
12 8 (0.34%) Mocha
12 8 (0.34%) Mockito
12 8 (0.34%) Paros
General
1 364 (15.66%) Finance
2 275 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 149 (6.41%) Electronics
4 131 (5.64%) Banking
5 55 (2.37%) Retail
6 50 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.89%) Marketing
8 31 (1.33%) Law
9 30 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.86%) Back Office
11 20 (0.86%) Publishing
12 16 (0.69%) Automotive
12 16 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.60%) Billing
13 14 (0.60%) Legal
13 14 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.47%) Advertising
15 10 (0.43%) Games
16 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 606 (26.08%) Network Engineer
2 219 (9.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 185 (7.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 185 (7.96%) Support Engineer
4 181 (7.79%) Analyst
5 174 (7.49%) Embedded Engineer
6 166 (7.14%) Consultant
7 156 (6.71%) Architect
8 154 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 140 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 102 (4.39%) IT Support
11 98 (4.22%) IT Engineer
12 89 (3.83%) Developer
13 85 (3.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 82 (3.53%) Team Leader
15 80 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 79 (3.40%) Security Engineer
17 76 (3.27%) Network Architect
18 73 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
19 72 (3.10%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (4.95%) 802.1X
2 75 (3.23%) XMPP
3 54 (2.32%) .NET
4 51 (2.19%) Web Services
5 39 (1.68%) HTML
6 35 (1.51%) CSS
7 33 (1.42%) XML
8 28 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 27 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (0.86%) COM
11 18 (0.77%) JSON
11 18 (0.77%) WinForms
12 15 (0.65%) Middleware
13 13 (0.56%) HTML5
14 12 (0.52%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.52%) Node.js
14 12 (0.52%) RESTful
15 11 (0.47%) CGI
15 11 (0.47%) jQuery
15 11 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 379 (16.31%) Data Centre
2 126 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 109 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 65 (2.80%) Clustering
6 63 (2.71%) Embedded Systems
6 63 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
7 42 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 35 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 34 (1.46%) Internet of Things
10 31 (1.33%) PKI
11 30 (1.29%) User Experience
12 25 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
13 24 (1.03%) CCTV
14 21 (0.90%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (0.82%) Life Science
15 19 (0.82%) Replication
16 18 (0.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 628 (27.02%) Windows
2 321 (13.81%) Linux
3 216 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 200 (8.61%) Windows 7
5 133 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 130 (5.59%) Windows 10
7 124 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 123 (5.29%) Android
9 69 (2.97%) Unix
10 51 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 50 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 35 (1.51%) Mac OS X
14 30 (1.29%) Windows XP
15 27 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
16 24 (1.03%) Kali Linux
16 24 (1.03%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.99%) Windows Vista
18 22 (0.95%) CentOS
19 18 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (16.44%) ITIL
2 219 (9.42%) Software Engineering
3 208 (8.95%) Load Balancing
4 194 (8.35%) Presales
5 160 (6.88%) Mentoring
6 151 (6.50%) Network Management
7 131 (5.64%) Network Design
8 126 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (5.29%) Project Management
10 121 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
11 92 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 90 (3.87%) Migration
13 83 (3.57%) Service Management
14 81 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
15 79 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
16 77 (3.31%) SIEM
17 75 (3.23%) Mathematics
18 74 (3.18%) Problem Management
19 73 (3.14%) Change Management
20 72 (3.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 297 (12.78%) C
2 253 (10.89%) Python
3 189 (8.13%) C++
4 114 (4.91%) SQL
5 113 (4.86%) Embedded C
6 107 (4.60%) Java
7 90 (3.87%) Perl
8 80 (3.44%) C#
9 78 (3.36%) JavaScript
10 48 (2.07%) MATLAB
11 39 (1.68%) Embedded C++
11 39 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 27 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 21 (0.90%) PHP
14 16 (0.69%) VB
14 16 (0.69%) VB6
15 14 (0.60%) R
16 13 (0.56%) Assembly Language
17 12 (0.52%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 822 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
2 594 (25.56%) CCNP
3 408 (17.56%) CCNA
4 391 (16.82%) Degree
5 239 (10.28%) CCIE
6 104 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 99 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 92 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 71 (3.06%) CCVP
10 61 (2.62%) MCSE
11 58 (2.50%) DV Cleared
12 50 (2.15%) CCDP
13 45 (1.94%) CISSP
14 40 (1.72%) CCDA
15 39 (1.68%) CCNP Voice
16 38 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 32 (1.38%) CCSA
18 32 (1.38%) CEH
19 29 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.24%) SLA
2 59 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.85%) PMO
4 29 (1.25%) QA
5 26 (1.12%) GDPR
6 18 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.13%) JTAG
12 2 (0.086%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.086%) MISRA
13 1 (0.043%) COBIT
13 1 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.043%) MISRA C
System Software
1 383 (16.48%) Active Directory
2 258 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 111 (4.78%) Firmware
5 50 (2.15%) XenApp
6 42 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (1.81%) vSphere
7 29 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.77%) XenServer
9 17 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.65%) ProxySG
11 14 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 14 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.60%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.60%) Xen
12 12 (0.52%) Docker
12 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.30%) Snort
14 6 (0.26%) KVM
15 5 (0.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 103 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 83 (3.57%) SCCM
3 75 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 64 (2.75%) Cisco Prime
5 61 (2.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 57 (2.45%) FortiGate
7 40 (1.72%) Backup Exec
8 37 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
9 28 (1.20%) Nessus
10 26 (1.12%) Nagios
11 21 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (0.82%) Puppet
12 19 (0.82%) WSUS
13 16 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (0.65%) Nmap
15 14 (0.60%) Cacti
16 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
17 12 (0.52%) Cisco CME
18 11 (0.47%) SmoothWall
19 9 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1146 (49.31%) Cisco
2 542 (23.32%) Microsoft
3 405 (17.43%) VMware
4 317 (13.64%) Juniper
5 288 (12.39%) HP
6 260 (11.19%) CheckPoint
7 252 (10.84%) F5
8 229 (9.85%) Palo Alto
9 190 (8.18%) Citrix
10 166 (7.14%) Aruba
11 158 (6.80%) SolarWinds
12 131 (5.64%) Dell
13 127 (5.46%) Meraki
13 127 (5.46%) Riverbed
14 103 (4.43%) Avaya
15 86 (3.70%) Brocade
16 62 (2.67%) Fortinet
17 61 (2.62%) Apple
18 54 (2.32%) Symantec
19 50 (2.15%) EMC