Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 296 313
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 568 791 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 8.08% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 436 615 703
London median annual salary £48,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.27% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,000 £28,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 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 7,055 9,788 11,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.48% 14.05% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,719 7,985 9,161
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 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
Central London +20 140 £44,250 -17.67% 30
West London -23 40 £55,000 +29.41% 11
South London +8 9 £52,500 +61.54% 2
North London +4 5 £50,000 -16.67% 6
East London +13 4 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 London region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 325 (57.22%) Cisco
2 260 (45.77%) WAN
3 256 (45.07%) Firewall
4 222 (39.08%) LAN
5 221 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
6 190 (33.45%) Windows
7 172 (30.28%) CCNP
8 165 (29.05%) Active Directory
9 137 (24.12%) Microsoft
10 127 (22.36%) Office 365
11 116 (20.42%) VPN
12 114 (20.07%) Data Centre
13 112 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
14 111 (19.54%) VoIP
15 107 (18.84%) DNS
15 107 (18.84%) CCNA
16 101 (17.78%) Network Security
17 98 (17.25%) Finance
18 96 (16.90%) DHCP
19 86 (15.14%) ITIL
19 86 (15.14%) Palo Alto
20 85 (14.96%) Windows Server
21 83 (14.61%) TCP/IP
22 81 (14.26%) VMware
23 80 (14.08%) MPLS
23 80 (14.08%) Degree
24 79 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
25 77 (13.56%) Cisco Wireless
26 74 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
27 73 (12.85%) Microsoft Office

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 48 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.99%) Skype for Business
3 31 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.99%) IIS
5 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.76%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.70%) Apache
6 4 (0.70%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.70%) SAS
7 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (1.06%) Maya
5 6 (1.06%) MODO
5 6 (1.06%) NUKE
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (22.36%) Office 365
2 74 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.23%) G Suite
5 16 (2.82%) IaaS
5 16 (2.82%) PaaS
6 12 (2.11%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.06%) Dropbox
9 5 (0.88%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.70%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.53%) SaaS
11 3 (0.53%) Yammer
12 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) Google Play
12 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 260 (45.77%) WAN
2 256 (45.07%) Firewall
3 222 (39.08%) LAN
4 116 (20.42%) VPN
5 111 (19.54%) VoIP
6 107 (18.84%) DNS
7 101 (17.78%) Network Security
8 96 (16.90%) DHCP
9 83 (14.61%) TCP/IP
10 80 (14.08%) MPLS
11 79 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
12 77 (13.56%) Cisco Wireless
13 73 (12.85%) WLAN
14 72 (12.68%) BGP
15 71 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 65 (11.44%) OSPF
17 54 (9.51%) Internet
18 45 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
19 44 (7.75%) Multicast
20 38 (6.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.17%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.70%) Power BI
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.46%) Git (software)
1 14 (2.46%) Subversion
2 8 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.23%) Burp Suite
4 6 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.53%) AppScan
5 3 (0.53%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.53%) Paros
5 3 (0.53%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 98 (17.25%) Finance
2 25 (4.40%) Law
3 24 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.52%) Retail
5 14 (2.46%) Banking
5 14 (2.46%) Legal
5 14 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.11%) Electronics
6 12 (2.11%) Marketing
7 11 (1.94%) Advertising
8 9 (1.58%) Back Office
9 8 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.53%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 143 (25.18%) Network Engineer
2 62 (10.92%) Analyst
3 54 (9.51%) IT Support
4 51 (8.98%) Architect
5 50 (8.80%) Support Engineer
6 47 (8.27%) Consultant
7 45 (7.92%) IT Engineer
8 39 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (6.51%) Network Consultant
10 34 (5.99%) Network Architect
11 30 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (5.28%) Cisco Engineer
11 30 (5.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.75%) Support Analyst
14 26 (4.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 23 (4.05%) Security Architect
16 22 (3.87%) Administrator
16 22 (3.87%) Security Consultant
16 22 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.40%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.35%) .NET
3 15 (2.64%) LAMP
3 15 (2.64%) LDAP
4 10 (1.76%) CGI
4 10 (1.76%) Software Packaging
5 9 (1.58%) HTML
6 4 (0.70%) CSS
6 4 (0.70%) XML
6 4 (0.70%) XMPP
7 3 (0.53%) Middleware
7 3 (0.53%) Web Services
8 2 (0.35%) JSON
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
9 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.18%) MAPI
9 1 (0.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (20.07%) Data Centre
2 50 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.23%) Clustering
6 21 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 18 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (2.64%) iPhone
10 14 (2.46%) IPTV
10 14 (2.46%) MPEG
10 14 (2.46%) Replication
10 14 (2.46%) Video\Live Streaming
11 13 (2.29%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.58%) User Experience
15 8 (1.41%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 190 (33.45%) Windows
2 85 (14.96%) Windows Server
3 58 (10.21%) Linux
4 41 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 36 (6.34%) Windows 10
5 36 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (4.23%) Android
8 19 (3.35%) Unix
9 18 (3.17%) CentOS
10 17 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 17 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.94%) Solaris
12 9 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.41%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
14 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.18%) Fedora
15 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
2 86 (15.14%) ITIL
3 55 (9.68%) Project Management
4 53 (9.33%) Presales
5 49 (8.63%) Change Management
5 49 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
6 46 (8.10%) Network Monitoring
7 43 (7.57%) Incident Management
8 40 (7.04%) Information Security
9 39 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (6.69%) Line Management
11 35 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (5.81%) Migration
13 32 (5.63%) Load Balancing
14 31 (5.46%) Time Management
15 30 (5.28%) Asset Management
15 30 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (4.40%) SIEM
17 24 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.57%) SQL
2 33 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 32 (5.63%) Python
4 21 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.35%) C#
6 14 (2.46%) Java
6 14 (2.46%) VB.NET
7 11 (1.94%) C++
8 10 (1.76%) Perl
9 8 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.23%) C
11 6 (1.06%) PHP
12 5 (0.88%) R
13 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.53%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.35%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.35%) Ruby
16 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 221 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (30.28%) CCNP
3 107 (18.84%) CCNA
4 80 (14.08%) Degree
5 51 (8.98%) CCIE
6 43 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (6.34%) MCP
8 23 (4.05%) CCDA
9 20 (3.52%) CISSP
10 19 (3.35%) CCDP
11 18 (3.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 17 (2.99%) MCSA
12 17 (2.99%) MCSE
13 16 (2.82%) Security Cleared
14 15 (2.64%) MCITP
15 14 (2.46%) CCSA
15 14 (2.46%) CCSE
16 13 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (2.11%) CWNA
17 12 (2.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.63%) SLA
2 14 (2.46%) NIST
3 8 (1.41%) QA
4 4 (0.70%) PMO
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 165 (29.05%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.99%) XenApp
5 12 (2.11%) vSphere
6 10 (1.76%) DRBD
6 10 (1.76%) GlusterFS
7 8 (1.41%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.06%) Firmware
8 6 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.70%) KVM
10 3 (0.53%) Docker
10 3 (0.53%) LXC
10 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.53%) Xen
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 43 (7.57%) SCCM
2 37 (6.51%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (3.35%) Nagios
3 19 (3.35%) Puppet
4 18 (3.17%) Stealthwatch
5 17 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.82%) ZABBIX
7 15 (2.64%) Ansible
8 10 (1.76%) Galera Cluster
8 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.70%) Nessus
12 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.53%) Mesos
12 3 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 325 (57.22%) Cisco
2 137 (24.12%) Microsoft
3 86 (15.14%) Palo Alto
4 81 (14.26%) VMware
5 66 (11.62%) CheckPoint
6 64 (11.27%) Meraki
7 61 (10.74%) Juniper
8 55 (9.68%) Citrix
9 41 (7.22%) F5
10 40 (7.04%) SolarWinds
11 33 (5.81%) EMC
12 31 (5.46%) Dell
13 20 (3.52%) Huawei
14 19 (3.35%) Fortinet
14 19 (3.35%) NetApp
15 17 (2.99%) Aerohive Networks
16 16 (2.82%) HP
16 16 (2.82%) Red Hat
17 15 (2.64%) Google
18 13 (2.29%) IronPort