Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 326 286
Rank change year-on-year +17 -40 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 681 748 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.02% 1.01% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 7.11% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 533 610 766
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £80,000
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,891 10,523 11,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.36% 14.20% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,227 8,681 9,987
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% - +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in London.

Salary trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in London

Wireless
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the London region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Central London -20 110 £50,000 +2.04% 23
West London +9 48 £47,750 +9.77% 16
East London -15 16 £51,750 -20.38% 4
South London -2 12 £46,848 +56.16% 1
North London +8 7 £50,000 -20.00%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 421 (61.82%) Cisco
2 350 (51.40%) Firewall
3 290 (42.58%) Cisco Certification
4 286 (42.00%) WAN
5 250 (36.71%) LAN
6 230 (33.77%) CCNP
7 192 (28.19%) Finance
8 183 (26.87%) Windows
9 180 (26.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 173 (25.40%) Microsoft
11 165 (24.23%) Data Centre
12 156 (22.91%) MPLS
13 144 (21.15%) BGP
14 142 (20.85%) CheckPoint
15 141 (20.70%) Palo Alto
16 139 (20.41%) OSPF
17 136 (19.97%) VPN
18 135 (19.82%) CCNA
19 132 (19.38%) Network Security
20 128 (18.80%) Active Directory
21 125 (18.36%) DNS
22 117 (17.18%) TCP/IP
22 117 (17.18%) VoIP
23 116 (17.03%) Cisco Wireless
24 109 (16.01%) F5
25 108 (15.86%) SolarWinds
26 106 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
27 105 (15.42%) Unified Communications
28 103 (15.12%) VMware
29 96 (14.10%) Banking

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 41 (6.02%) Skype for Business
2 32 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.11%) CMS
4 19 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.32%) IIS
7 6 (0.88%) Apache
8 5 (0.73%) SAS
9 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.59%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 61 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (9.99%) Office 365
4 12 (1.76%) IaaS
4 12 (1.76%) SaaS
5 11 (1.62%) G Suite
6 9 (1.32%) Serverless
7 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.17%) PaaS
8 7 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.44%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.29%) Slack
12 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 350 (51.40%) Firewall
2 286 (42.00%) WAN
3 250 (36.71%) LAN
4 180 (26.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 156 (22.91%) MPLS
6 144 (21.15%) BGP
7 139 (20.41%) OSPF
8 136 (19.97%) VPN
9 132 (19.38%) Network Security
10 125 (18.36%) DNS
11 117 (17.18%) TCP/IP
11 117 (17.18%) VoIP
12 116 (17.03%) Cisco Wireless
13 106 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
14 105 (15.42%) Unified Communications
15 85 (12.48%) DHCP
16 83 (12.19%) Wi-Fi
17 69 (10.13%) WLAN
18 68 (9.99%) EIGRP
19 54 (7.93%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.59%) Big Data
3 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.29%) phpMyAdmin
4 2 (0.29%) Redis
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.32%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.59%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.44%) Paros
5 2 (0.29%) AppScan
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) WebScarab
General
1 192 (28.19%) Finance
2 96 (14.10%) Banking
3 80 (11.75%) Telecoms
4 67 (9.84%) Retail
5 27 (3.96%) Legal
6 25 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 21 (3.08%) Front Office
8 20 (2.94%) Advertising
8 20 (2.94%) Electronics
9 18 (2.64%) Law
10 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.17%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.44%) Back Office
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.29%) Marketing
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (34.95%) Network Engineer
2 97 (14.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 76 (11.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 66 (9.69%) Support Engineer
5 59 (8.66%) Architect
6 55 (8.08%) Analyst
7 46 (6.75%) Security Engineer
8 43 (6.31%) Consultant
9 41 (6.02%) IT Engineer
10 37 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
11 34 (4.99%) Administrator
12 31 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
13 29 (4.26%) Network Architect
14 28 (4.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
15 27 (3.96%) Desktop Support
15 27 (3.96%) Telephony Engineer
16 26 (3.82%) IT Support
16 26 (3.82%) Network Support
16 26 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (3.67%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.75%) XMPP
2 22 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.17%) HTML
3 8 (1.17%) JSON
3 8 (1.17%) Web Services
4 7 (1.03%) XML
5 6 (0.88%) CSS
6 4 (0.59%) LESS
6 4 (0.59%) Sass
7 3 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.44%) LAMP
7 3 (0.44%) Node.js
7 3 (0.44%) OAuth
7 3 (0.44%) SAML
8 2 (0.29%) .NET
8 2 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.29%) Gearman
8 2 (0.29%) Kafka
8 2 (0.29%) RESTful
8 2 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 165 (24.23%) Data Centre
2 80 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
4 29 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.79%) Clustering
7 14 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (1.91%) iPhone
9 12 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.62%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.32%) EPoS
11 9 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.17%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.03%) CMDB
13 7 (1.03%) PMI
13 7 (1.03%) Wiki
14 6 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 183 (26.87%) Windows
2 87 (12.78%) Windows Server
3 70 (10.28%) Windows 7
4 60 (8.81%) Windows 10
5 52 (7.64%) Linux
6 45 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (3.23%) Android
9 21 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.64%) Mac OS
12 12 (1.76%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.32%) CentOS
14 8 (1.17%) Unix
15 6 (0.88%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.29%) Debian
18 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
2 65 (9.54%) Network Monitoring
3 61 (8.96%) ITIL
4 56 (8.22%) Network Management
5 54 (7.93%) Kalman Filter
6 48 (7.05%) Presales
7 47 (6.90%) Web Filtering
8 46 (6.75%) Network Load Balancing
9 43 (6.31%) Information Security
10 36 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 35 (5.14%) Penetration Testing
12 33 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.85%) Network Design
12 33 (4.85%) Network Virtualisation
13 32 (4.70%) Line Management
14 31 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (4.55%) SIEM
15 30 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (4.41%) Project Management
15 30 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.33%) Python
2 74 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 46 (6.75%) Perl
4 37 (5.43%) C
5 33 (4.85%) SQL
6 28 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.94%) VBScript
8 15 (2.20%) Java
9 13 (1.91%) C#
10 11 (1.62%) PHP
10 11 (1.62%) R
11 9 (1.32%) C++
11 9 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.17%) Ruby
13 6 (0.88%) VB
14 2 (0.29%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 290 (42.58%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (33.77%) CCNP
3 135 (19.82%) CCNA
4 93 (13.66%) CCIE
5 67 (9.84%) Degree
6 44 (6.46%) CCVP
7 36 (5.29%) CISSP
8 33 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (3.08%) CCDP
11 20 (2.94%) GIAC
11 20 (2.94%) MCSE
12 15 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 13 (1.91%) OSCP
14 11 (1.62%) CCNP Voice
15 10 (1.47%) CREST Certified
15 10 (1.47%) MCSA
15 10 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.61%) PCI DSS
1 45 (6.61%) SLA
2 16 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (2.35%) SAS 70
3 10 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.17%) GDPR
4 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.59%) QA
6 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 128 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 74 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (2.50%) vSphere
6 15 (2.20%) Firmware
6 15 (2.20%) VMware NSX
7 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.17%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.88%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.44%) Docker
10 3 (0.44%) KVM
10 3 (0.44%) NFS
10 3 (0.44%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.44%) Samba
10 3 (0.44%) XenApp
11 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 71 (10.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (6.46%) SCCM
3 41 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
4 31 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 31 (4.55%) Nagios
5 24 (3.52%) Cisco UCCE
6 17 (2.50%) Stealthwatch
7 13 (1.91%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.76%) Ansible
9 8 (1.17%) WSUS
10 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.88%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.59%) Cacti
12 4 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.44%) Nexpose
13 3 (0.44%) Puppet
13 3 (0.44%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 421 (61.82%) Cisco
2 173 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 142 (20.85%) CheckPoint
4 141 (20.70%) Palo Alto
5 109 (16.01%) F5
6 108 (15.86%) SolarWinds
7 103 (15.12%) VMware
8 85 (12.48%) Juniper
9 64 (9.40%) Meraki
10 63 (9.25%) Citrix
11 49 (7.20%) Riverbed
12 48 (7.05%) Dell
13 46 (6.75%) HP
14 37 (5.43%) BT
15 32 (4.70%) Speakerbus
15 32 (4.70%) Splunk
16 30 (4.41%) NetApp
17 25 (3.67%) EMC
18 24 (3.52%) Mitel
19 22 (3.23%) Aruba