Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 282 255
Rank change year-on-year +62 -27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1,936 1,852 2,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.22% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 8.13% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,389 1,494 1,992
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,250 £28,075 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,550 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +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 19,713 22,780 26,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.68% 14.95% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,292 18,134 21,438
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 548 £47,500 -13.64% 94
South East +27 388 £47,500 +5.56% 114
North of England +83 385 £31,500 -21.64% 81
Midlands +93 301 £40,750 -9.44% 49
West Midlands +129 239 £42,500 -19.05% 35
Yorkshire +113 224 £24,500 -38.75% 31
South West +43 167 £34,000 -24.44% 64
North West +22 150 £37,500 -9.84% 44
East of England +14 128 £50,000 +11.11% 69
East Midlands -1 62 £38,750 -3.13% 14
North East +20 14 £35,000 -46.15% 6
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 971 (50.15%) Cisco
2 858 (44.32%) Firewall
3 720 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
4 708 (36.57%) WAN
5 673 (34.76%) LAN
6 588 (30.37%) Windows
7 580 (29.96%) Microsoft
8 497 (25.67%) Active Directory
9 457 (23.61%) CCNP
10 433 (22.37%) Data Centre
11 406 (20.97%) VMware
12 397 (20.51%) CCNA
13 383 (19.78%) VPN
14 369 (19.06%) VoIP
15 360 (18.60%) DNS
16 359 (18.54%) ITIL
17 331 (17.10%) Telecoms
18 322 (16.63%) Office 365
19 308 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
20 301 (15.55%) DHCP
21 286 (14.77%) Meraki
22 282 (14.57%) Windows Server
23 280 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
24 272 (14.05%) Degree
25 271 (14.00%) Citrix
26 268 (13.84%) TCP/IP
27 265 (13.69%) Azure
28 257 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
29 256 (13.22%) OSPF
30 253 (13.07%) 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
1 153 (7.90%) MS Exchange
2 66 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 60 (3.10%) Skype for Business
4 47 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (1.50%) IIS
7 11 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.26%) CMS
9 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.21%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.21%) Confluence
10 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.10%) SAS
12 2 (0.10%) Smallworld
13 1 (0.052%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 198 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (0.31%) Maya
5 6 (0.31%) MODO
5 6 (0.31%) NUKE
6 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.15%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.10%) Weka
8 1 (0.052%) HipChat
8 1 (0.052%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.21%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 3 (0.15%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.052%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 322 (16.63%) Office 365
2 265 (13.69%) Azure
3 137 (7.08%) AWS
4 51 (2.63%) IaaS
5 34 (1.76%) SaaS
6 29 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.50%) PaaS
7 28 (1.45%) G Suite
8 24 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (0.77%) Mimecast
9 15 (0.77%) OneDrive
9 15 (0.77%) SoftLayer
10 11 (0.57%) GCP
11 6 (0.31%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.15%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 858 (44.32%) Firewall
2 708 (36.57%) WAN
3 673 (34.76%) LAN
4 383 (19.78%) VPN
5 369 (19.06%) VoIP
6 360 (18.60%) DNS
7 301 (15.55%) DHCP
8 268 (13.84%) TCP/IP
9 257 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
10 256 (13.22%) OSPF
11 253 (13.07%) BGP
12 252 (13.02%) Network Security
13 223 (11.52%) MPLS
14 196 (10.12%) Internet
15 168 (8.68%) Wi-Fi
16 148 (7.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 148 (7.64%) WLAN
17 136 (7.02%) 3G
18 135 (6.97%) SAN
19 133 (6.87%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.50%) MySQL
3 10 (0.52%) DB2
4 6 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.15%) Big Data
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.052%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.052%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.052%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.052%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 26 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.08%) Subversion
4 13 (0.67%) JIRA
5 9 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.26%) Rational Quality Manager
8 4 (0.21%) Hudson
9 3 (0.15%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.15%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.10%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.052%) GCC
11 1 (0.052%) GitLab
11 1 (0.052%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.052%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.052%) Rational Team Concert
11 1 (0.052%) TestRail
General
1 331 (17.10%) Telecoms
2 190 (9.81%) Finance
3 77 (3.98%) Retail
4 76 (3.93%) Electronics
5 69 (3.56%) Public Sector
6 57 (2.94%) Banking
7 45 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.91%) Law
9 31 (1.60%) German Language
9 31 (1.60%) Legal
9 31 (1.60%) Marketing
10 30 (1.55%) Italian Language
11 20 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.72%) Games
14 12 (0.62%) Police
15 10 (0.52%) Automotive
15 10 (0.52%) Avionics
16 8 (0.41%) Back Office
17 7 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 454 (23.45%) Network Engineer
2 205 (10.59%) Analyst
3 183 (9.45%) Support Engineer
4 127 (6.56%) IT Support
5 124 (6.40%) IT Engineer
5 124 (6.40%) Support Analyst
6 117 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 116 (5.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 114 (5.89%) Architect
9 99 (5.11%) Technical Support
10 84 (4.34%) Consultant
11 82 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
12 76 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 76 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
13 74 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
14 73 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
15 71 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
16 68 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
17 65 (3.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 52 (2.69%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.00%) 802.1X
2 34 (1.76%) LDAP
3 21 (1.08%) LAMP
4 18 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (0.93%) TensorFlow
5 13 (0.67%) .NET
6 11 (0.57%) HTML
7 10 (0.52%) Middleware
7 10 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (0.46%) XMPP
9 8 (0.41%) ONVIF
10 7 (0.36%) CSS
10 7 (0.36%) MAPI
10 7 (0.36%) Web Services
11 6 (0.31%) CGI
12 4 (0.21%) JSON
13 3 (0.15%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.15%) React
14 2 (0.10%) iOS SDK
14 2 (0.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 433 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 157 (8.11%) CCTV
3 151 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (7.70%) User Experience
5 102 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (4.18%) Management Information System
7 63 (3.25%) Driving Licence
8 62 (3.20%) Smartphone
9 47 (2.43%) Clustering
10 42 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
11 32 (1.65%) Replication
12 30 (1.55%) Private Cloud
13 29 (1.50%) PKI
14 28 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
15 27 (1.39%) Virtual Team
16 26 (1.34%) Fat Client
16 26 (1.34%) Thin Client
17 23 (1.19%) Handset
18 22 (1.14%) CMDB
19 21 (1.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 588 (30.37%) Windows
2 282 (14.57%) Windows Server
3 230 (11.88%) Linux
4 187 (9.66%) Windows 10
5 141 (7.28%) Windows 7
5 141 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (4.24%) Unix
8 56 (2.89%) Android
9 52 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 41 (2.12%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.96%) CentOS
12 30 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.19%) CatOS
15 22 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 21 (1.08%) Solaris
17 14 (0.72%) Debian
18 13 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (18.54%) ITIL
2 280 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
3 138 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 135 (6.97%) Network Management
5 130 (6.71%) Load Balancing
6 125 (6.46%) Project Management
6 125 (6.46%) Service Management
7 122 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 120 (6.20%) Information Security
9 118 (6.10%) Change Management
10 115 (5.94%) Incident Management
10 115 (5.94%) Mentoring
11 114 (5.89%) Project Delivery
12 106 (5.48%) Network Design
13 105 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
13 105 (5.42%) Presales
14 103 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
15 92 (4.75%) Migration
16 90 (4.65%) Supplier Management
17 86 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (6.87%) Python
2 106 (5.48%) C
3 104 (5.37%) SQL
4 76 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 75 (3.87%) C++
6 39 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 35 (1.81%) Java
8 34 (1.76%) Embedded C
9 18 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 17 (0.88%) C#
11 16 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 11 (0.57%) Perl
13 10 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 10 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.46%) Kotlin
14 9 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.36%) PHP
16 5 (0.26%) Go
17 4 (0.21%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 720 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
2 457 (23.61%) CCNP
3 397 (20.51%) CCNA
4 272 (14.05%) Degree
5 176 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 143 (7.39%) CCIE
7 122 (6.30%) MCSE
8 105 (5.42%) MCITP
9 82 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 79 (4.08%) Security Cleared
11 69 (3.56%) CCDP
12 65 (3.36%) SC Cleared
13 54 (2.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 48 (2.48%) HNC
15 41 (2.12%) HND
16 36 (1.86%) MCP
17 35 (1.81%) CCIE Service Provider
18 34 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
19 33 (1.70%) DBS Check
20 27 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.13%) SLA
2 99 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (3.67%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.45%) QA
5 15 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.52%) GDPR
6 10 (0.52%) ISO 22301
6 10 (0.52%) PMO
7 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (0.41%) NIST
8 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.15%) MISRA
10 2 (0.10%) DICOM
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 31000
10 2 (0.10%) JTAG
11 1 (0.052%) BS7799
11 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 497 (25.67%) Active Directory
2 308 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 60 (3.10%) Firmware
5 52 (2.69%) vSphere
6 47 (2.43%) XenApp
7 41 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 25 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.62%) Docker
13 11 (0.57%) BitLocker
14 10 (0.52%) DRBD
14 10 (0.52%) GlusterFS
15 8 (0.41%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 7 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.26%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 107 (5.53%) SCCM
2 50 (2.58%) WSUS
3 40 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
4 39 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 29 (1.50%) Puppet
6 27 (1.39%) Ansible
6 27 (1.39%) FortiGate
7 25 (1.29%) Nagios
8 22 (1.14%) Stealthwatch
8 22 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 21 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
10 17 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
11 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
11 16 (0.83%) RANCID
12 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.72%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.52%) Galera Cluster
14 10 (0.52%) Nessus
15 9 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 971 (50.15%) Cisco
2 580 (29.96%) Microsoft
3 406 (20.97%) VMware
4 286 (14.77%) Meraki
5 271 (14.00%) Citrix
6 208 (10.74%) Palo Alto
7 177 (9.14%) Juniper
8 161 (8.32%) CheckPoint
9 149 (7.70%) Aruba
10 129 (6.66%) F5
11 113 (5.84%) Dell
11 113 (5.84%) HP
11 113 (5.84%) SolarWinds
12 93 (4.80%) Polycom
13 82 (4.24%) NetApp
14 68 (3.51%) Huawei
15 66 (3.41%) EMC
16 55 (2.84%) Fortinet
17 46 (2.38%) Red Hat
18 45 (2.32%) Apple