Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 262 296
Rank change year-on-year -35 +34 -52
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 772 856 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.25% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.70% 7.90% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 596 736 803
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,300
90th Percentile £83,125 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -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 10,032 10,835 13,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 15.80% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,315 9,150 11,183
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,050 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -80 145 £54,000 +2.86% 21
West London +3 76 £35,000 -6.67% 21
East London +43 45 £48,250 +28.67% 9
North London +3 7 £42,500 +9.68% 3
South London -41 4 £27,500 -19.12% 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 467 (60.49%) Cisco
2 280 (36.27%) WAN
3 277 (35.88%) Firewall
4 271 (35.10%) Cisco Certification
5 255 (33.03%) Data Centre
6 245 (31.74%) LAN
7 208 (26.94%) VMware
8 207 (26.81%) Windows
9 186 (24.09%) Finance
9 186 (24.09%) CCNP
10 159 (20.60%) F5
11 157 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 156 (20.21%) Presales
13 146 (18.91%) CCNA
14 140 (18.13%) Network Security
15 138 (17.88%) Microsoft
16 134 (17.36%) Active Directory
17 132 (17.10%) Degree
18 131 (16.97%) VPN
19 129 (16.71%) Dell
20 125 (16.19%) Unified Communications
21 117 (15.16%) CCIE
22 112 (14.51%) MPLS
23 111 (14.38%) Retail
24 109 (14.12%) EMC
25 103 (13.34%) NetApp
25 103 (13.34%) Splunk
26 99 (12.82%) Juniper
27 98 (12.69%) Cisco Wireless
28 97 (12.56%) HP

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 56 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 34 (4.40%) Skype for Business
3 18 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.94%) CMS
5 9 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.91%) Confluence
6 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.52%) IIS
8 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.55%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.23%) Office 365
2 66 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (6.09%) SaaS
5 44 (5.70%) PaaS
6 37 (4.79%) IaaS
7 20 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (2.20%) Serverless
9 16 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.42%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.52%) Slack
13 2 (0.26%) G Suite
13 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.13%) Firebase
14 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 280 (36.27%) WAN
2 277 (35.88%) Firewall
3 245 (31.74%) LAN
4 140 (18.13%) Network Security
5 131 (16.97%) VPN
6 125 (16.19%) Unified Communications
7 112 (14.51%) MPLS
8 98 (12.69%) Cisco Wireless
9 92 (11.92%) BGP
10 89 (11.53%) DNS
10 89 (11.53%) VoIP
11 87 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 83 (10.75%) DHCP
12 83 (10.75%) TCP/IP
13 76 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
14 74 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
15 73 (9.46%) OSPF
16 64 (8.29%) Wireless Security
17 60 (7.77%) VLAN
18 59 (7.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.12%) Big Data
2 35 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.91%) OLTP
5 6 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.39%) MySQL
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.26%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.17%) JIRA
4 7 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.78%) Artifactory
5 6 (0.78%) JMeter
5 6 (0.78%) NUnit
5 6 (0.78%) Selenium
5 6 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.52%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.52%) Maven
7 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.26%) AppScan
8 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
8 2 (0.26%) WebScarab
9 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 186 (24.09%) Finance
2 111 (14.38%) Retail
3 90 (11.66%) Manufacturing
4 87 (11.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 79 (10.23%) Telecoms
6 72 (9.33%) Banking
7 32 (4.15%) Law
8 28 (3.63%) Legal
9 26 (3.37%) Marketing
10 21 (2.72%) German Language
10 21 (2.72%) Italian Language
11 13 (1.68%) Games
12 12 (1.55%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.30%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.91%) Advertising
14 7 (0.91%) Electronics
14 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.78%) Automotive
15 6 (0.78%) Billing
16 5 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (24.61%) Network Engineer
2 143 (18.52%) Architect
3 89 (11.53%) Solutions Architect
4 81 (10.49%) Consultant
5 63 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 61 (7.90%) Analyst
7 57 (7.38%) Technical Architect
8 54 (6.99%) Cisco Engineer
9 53 (6.87%) Cisco Architect
10 49 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 45 (5.83%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 41 (5.31%) Network Architect
13 39 (5.05%) Wireless Engineer
14 37 (4.79%) IT Support
14 37 (4.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
15 35 (4.53%) Cisco Solutions Architect
16 33 (4.27%) Support Analyst
17 29 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (3.76%) IT Engineer
18 28 (3.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.27%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.46%) Middleware
3 18 (2.33%) .NET
4 17 (2.20%) XMPP
5 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (0.91%) COM
5 7 (0.91%) WinForms
6 6 (0.78%) Gherkin
6 6 (0.78%) HTML
7 5 (0.65%) CSS
8 4 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.52%) Kafka
8 4 (0.52%) Spring
9 3 (0.39%) ModSecurity
10 2 (0.26%) LDAP
10 2 (0.26%) REST
10 2 (0.26%) Web Services
11 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 255 (33.03%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (2.59%) Clustering
7 20 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.20%) iPhone
8 17 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.68%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.17%) RSA SecurID
12 9 (1.17%) Taxonomies
13 8 (1.04%) STB
13 8 (1.04%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.91%) Life Science
14 7 (0.91%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 207 (26.81%) Windows
2 76 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 72 (9.33%) Windows 7
4 57 (7.38%) Linux
5 48 (6.22%) Windows 10
6 44 (5.70%) Android
7 34 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 29 (3.76%) Unix
10 23 (2.98%) Windows 8
11 18 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.07%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.04%) CentOS
14 8 (1.04%) Solaris
15 7 (0.91%) VMS
16 6 (0.78%) Debian
16 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (20.21%) Presales
2 91 (11.79%) ITIL
3 89 (11.53%) Network Design
4 74 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (8.03%) Analytics
6 49 (6.35%) Project Management
7 46 (5.96%) Migration
8 45 (5.83%) Decision-Making
9 44 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
10 43 (5.57%) Time Management
11 42 (5.44%) Business Development
12 41 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
12 41 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
13 40 (5.18%) Network Architecture
14 36 (4.66%) Network Management
15 35 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (4.40%) Incident Management
17 31 (4.02%) Collaborative Working
17 31 (4.02%) Mentoring
18 28 (3.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.61%) Python
2 32 (4.15%) C
3 27 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.50%) SQL
4 25 (3.24%) C++
5 23 (2.98%) Java
6 14 (1.81%) Ruby
7 13 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.42%) PHP
10 10 (1.30%) C#
11 9 (1.17%) Perl
12 7 (0.91%) Embedded C
12 7 (0.91%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.91%) VB
12 7 (0.91%) VB6
13 6 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.26%) Korn
14 2 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 271 (35.10%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (24.09%) CCNP
3 146 (18.91%) CCNA
4 132 (17.10%) Degree
5 117 (15.16%) CCIE
6 52 (6.74%) CCDP
7 34 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (4.27%) CISSP
9 29 (3.76%) CCDE
10 28 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (3.63%) CREST Certified
11 24 (3.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 24 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (2.98%) CCIE Data Center
12 23 (2.98%) MCSE
13 22 (2.85%) OSCP
14 21 (2.72%) CCIE Security
14 21 (2.72%) CCIE Service Provider
15 20 (2.59%) SC Cleared
15 20 (2.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.76%) PCI DSS
1 29 (3.76%) SLA
2 21 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.20%) QA
4 12 (1.55%) GDPR
5 11 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.04%) PMO
8 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 157 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (17.36%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.33%) Firmware
5 13 (1.68%) XenServer
6 11 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.91%) vSphere
8 6 (0.78%) pfSense
8 6 (0.78%) Snort
8 6 (0.78%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.52%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.52%) XenApp
10 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.26%) Xen
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 23 (2.98%) SCCM
2 21 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
3 18 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (2.33%) Nagios
4 16 (2.07%) WSUS
5 15 (1.94%) Cisco UCCE
6 12 (1.55%) Nessus
7 8 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 8 (1.04%) Stealthwatch
8 6 (0.78%) Ansible
8 6 (0.78%) OpenVAS
8 6 (0.78%) OSSEC
9 5 (0.65%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.65%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.65%) Control-M
9 5 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.65%) QRadar
10 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 467 (60.49%) Cisco
2 208 (26.94%) VMware
3 159 (20.60%) F5
4 138 (17.88%) Microsoft
5 129 (16.71%) Dell
6 109 (14.12%) EMC
7 103 (13.34%) NetApp
7 103 (13.34%) Splunk
8 99 (12.82%) Juniper
9 97 (12.56%) HP
10 88 (11.40%) Palo Alto
11 85 (11.01%) Meraki
12 78 (10.10%) CheckPoint
13 71 (9.20%) Citrix
14 49 (6.35%) SolarWinds
15 45 (5.83%) Aruba
16 30 (3.89%) Fortinet
17 27 (3.50%) Avaya
17 27 (3.50%) Extreme Networks
17 27 (3.50%) Ruckus Wireless