Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 254 241
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,889 2,324 2,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.41% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 8.80% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 2,006 2,205
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 23,143 26,423 30,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.01% 16.02% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,489 21,574 25,705
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +12 752 £55,000 +4.76% 91
South East -5 396 £42,500 - 103
North of England -19 249 £42,000 +7.69% 84
Midlands +15 189 £43,715 +9.29% 55
East of England -95 175 £45,000 -10.00% 106
North West +22 157 £42,500 -5.56% 41
South West -6 146 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East Midlands +1 95 £40,000 - 17
West Midlands +13 94 £52,500 +40.00% 38
Yorkshire -43 81 £40,000 +6.67% 31
North East -25 11 £65,000 +81.82% 12
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1,029 (54.47%) Cisco
2 839 (44.42%) Firewall
3 742 (39.28%) Cisco Certification
4 736 (38.96%) WAN
5 726 (38.43%) LAN
6 548 (29.01%) CCNP
7 525 (27.79%) Windows
8 451 (23.88%) Microsoft
9 448 (23.72%) VPN
10 437 (23.13%) CCNA
11 425 (22.50%) Data Centre
12 399 (21.12%) Active Directory
13 387 (20.49%) VMware
14 322 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
15 316 (16.73%) MPLS
16 308 (16.30%) TCP/IP
16 308 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 307 (16.25%) Juniper
18 306 (16.20%) F5
19 296 (15.67%) DNS
20 290 (15.35%) Finance
21 282 (14.93%) Degree
22 278 (14.72%) Cisco Wireless
23 267 (14.13%) Network Security
24 263 (13.92%) OSPF
25 261 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
26 256 (13.55%) BGP
27 254 (13.45%) ITIL
28 244 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
29 240 (12.71%) DHCP

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
1 141 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 77 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 74 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 37 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.11%) IIS
6 17 (0.90%) Apache
6 17 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.42%) Confluence
8 8 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.26%) SAS
12 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.21%) JBoss
12 4 (0.21%) nginx
13 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.11%) WordPress
15 1 (0.053%) Moodle
Applications
1 197 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 50 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.32%) OrCAD
6 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.053%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) LabWindows
5 2 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.053%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.12%) Office 365
2 196 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.32%) PaaS
6 23 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.95%) G Suite
7 18 (0.95%) SaaS
8 14 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.69%) IaaS
10 12 (0.64%) Serverless
11 8 (0.42%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.42%) Slack
12 7 (0.37%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.26%) OpenDNS
15 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 839 (44.42%) Firewall
2 736 (38.96%) WAN
3 726 (38.43%) LAN
4 448 (23.72%) VPN
5 322 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
6 316 (16.73%) MPLS
7 308 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 308 (16.30%) TCP/IP
8 296 (15.67%) DNS
9 278 (14.72%) Cisco Wireless
10 267 (14.13%) Network Security
11 263 (13.92%) OSPF
12 256 (13.55%) BGP
13 240 (12.71%) DHCP
14 218 (11.54%) VoIP
15 216 (11.43%) WLAN
16 203 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
17 158 (8.36%) VLAN
18 133 (7.04%) Ethernet
19 130 (6.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.65%) Big Data
2 41 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.21%) MySQL
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.16%) Power BI
5 3 (0.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.11%) phpMyAdmin
6 2 (0.11%) Redis
6 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.11%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.053%) QlikView
7 1 (0.053%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (2.01%) JIRA
2 28 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 20 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (0.95%) Calabash
5 18 (0.95%) fastlane
6 17 (0.90%) Android Studio
7 16 (0.85%) Gradle
7 16 (0.85%) JUnit
7 16 (0.85%) Mockito
8 14 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.69%) LabVIEW
10 11 (0.58%) Selenium
11 10 (0.53%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.42%) Subversion
13 7 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.32%) Metasploit
15 4 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 290 (15.35%) Finance
2 228 (12.07%) Retail
3 196 (10.38%) Telecoms
4 93 (4.92%) Electronics
5 89 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 88 (4.66%) Banking
7 40 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 37 (1.96%) Legal
9 33 (1.75%) German Language
9 33 (1.75%) Italian Language
10 27 (1.43%) Law
11 24 (1.27%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.06%) Advertising
13 19 (1.01%) Automotive
14 17 (0.90%) Local Government
14 17 (0.90%) Marketing
15 12 (0.64%) Front Office
16 9 (0.48%) French Language
17 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 562 (29.75%) Network Engineer
2 185 (9.79%) Architect
3 171 (9.05%) Analyst
4 159 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 155 (8.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 134 (7.09%) Security Engineer
7 133 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 129 (6.83%) IT Engineer
9 125 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
10 117 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
11 111 (5.88%) IT Support
12 107 (5.66%) Consultant
13 105 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
14 78 (4.13%) Wireless Engineer
15 76 (4.02%) Desktop Support
16 73 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 72 (3.81%) Network Architect
18 71 (3.76%) Support Analyst
19 67 (3.55%) Cisco Architect
19 67 (3.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.45%) 802.1X
2 29 (1.54%) HTML
3 26 (1.38%) Web Services
4 23 (1.22%) CSS
5 19 (1.01%) .NET
6 15 (0.79%) JSON
7 13 (0.69%) .NET Core
7 13 (0.69%) Ajax
7 13 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (0.69%) HTML5
7 13 (0.69%) jQuery
7 13 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (0.58%) Gherkin
8 11 (0.58%) XMPP
9 9 (0.48%) Middleware
9 9 (0.48%) XML
10 7 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 425 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 150 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 102 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 92 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 35 (1.85%) EPoS
9 33 (1.75%) User Experience
10 22 (1.16%) Blackberry
10 22 (1.16%) Internet of Things
11 21 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.06%) CMDB
13 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.85%) Clustering
16 16 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
17 15 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 525 (27.79%) Windows
2 228 (12.07%) Linux
2 228 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 153 (8.10%) Windows 7
4 148 (7.83%) Windows 10
5 120 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (4.55%) Android
8 53 (2.81%) Apple iOS
9 47 (2.49%) Mac OS X
10 39 (2.06%) Unix
11 32 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
13 19 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.74%) CentOS
16 11 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.42%) Debian
17 8 (0.42%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (13.45%) ITIL
2 244 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
3 210 (11.12%) Presales
4 154 (8.15%) Network Management
5 147 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
6 145 (7.68%) Network Design
7 138 (7.31%) Load Balancing
8 122 (6.46%) Kalman Filter
9 116 (6.14%) Project Management
10 106 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
11 98 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 94 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 85 (4.50%) Software Engineering
14 83 (4.39%) Network Load Balancing
15 81 (4.29%) Information Security
16 79 (4.18%) Service Management
17 76 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 72 (3.81%) Time Management
19 69 (3.65%) ITIL V3
20 67 (3.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (7.83%) Python
2 120 (6.35%) C
3 98 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 97 (5.13%) SQL
5 66 (3.49%) C++
6 52 (2.75%) Java
6 52 (2.75%) Perl
7 40 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 38 (2.01%) C#
9 37 (1.96%) Embedded C
10 26 (1.38%) PHP
11 23 (1.22%) VBScript
12 20 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.74%) Ruby
15 11 (0.58%) R
15 11 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.53%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.48%) VB
18 7 (0.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 742 (39.28%) Cisco Certification
2 548 (29.01%) CCNP
3 437 (23.13%) CCNA
4 282 (14.93%) Degree
5 161 (8.52%) CCIE
6 104 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (4.29%) CCDP
8 73 (3.86%) CISSP
9 68 (3.60%) Security Cleared
10 63 (3.34%) MCSE
11 57 (3.02%) SC Cleared
12 55 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 55 (2.91%) MCP
13 51 (2.70%) MCSA
14 44 (2.33%) CCSP
15 40 (2.12%) CCVP
16 37 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
17 34 (1.80%) A+ Certification
17 34 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (8.26%) SLA
2 72 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 66 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.80%) GDPR
5 29 (1.54%) QA
5 29 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (1.48%) PMO
7 19 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (0.85%) SAS 70
9 15 (0.79%) IEC 61508
10 13 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.16%) MISRA
14 2 (0.11%) COBIT
15 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.053%) ISO 13485
15 1 (0.053%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.053%) PMBOK
System Software
1 399 (21.12%) Active Directory
2 261 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.86%) Firmware
5 37 (1.96%) VMware NSX
6 36 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (1.38%) ProxySG
9 25 (1.32%) vSphere
10 24 (1.27%) VMware Server
11 19 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (0.79%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.69%) XenApp
13 13 (0.69%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.64%) Docker
15 11 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.48%) XenServer
17 8 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
18 7 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 123 (6.51%) Cisco Prime
2 80 (4.24%) Nagios
3 68 (3.60%) SCCM
4 58 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 48 (2.54%) Stealthwatch
6 26 (1.38%) Ansible
6 26 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 25 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 23 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 22 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
10 20 (1.06%) WSUS
11 17 (0.90%) Nessus
11 17 (0.90%) QRadar
11 17 (0.90%) TrustSec
12 16 (0.85%) HockeyApp
13 15 (0.79%) Backup Exec
14 14 (0.74%) Cacti
15 12 (0.64%) Grafana
16 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (0.53%) CASB
Vendors
1 1,029 (54.47%) Cisco
2 451 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 387 (20.49%) VMware
4 307 (16.25%) Juniper
5 306 (16.20%) F5
6 226 (11.96%) Meraki
7 220 (11.65%) SolarWinds
8 203 (10.75%) HP
9 192 (10.16%) CheckPoint
10 179 (9.48%) Citrix
11 155 (8.21%) Palo Alto
12 115 (6.09%) Dell
13 111 (5.88%) Aruba
14 105 (5.56%) NetApp
15 102 (5.40%) EMC
16 92 (4.87%) Apple
17 89 (4.71%) Splunk
18 82 (4.34%) Fortinet
19 66 (3.49%) Riverbed
20 45 (2.38%) Blue Coat