Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 292 352
Rank change year-on-year -73 +60 -43
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 181 557 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 1.09% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 8.29% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 150 484 486
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £78,750 £85,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year +10.50% -7.18% -2.50%

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 2,896 6,716 8,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.17% 13.20% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 5,569 6,795
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in London.

Salary trend for Wireless in London

Wireless
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +4 26 £70,000 +44.33% 8
West London +42 12 £60,000 +6.67% 4
South London +20 3 £52,500 +40.00%
East London +12 1 £28,500 -68.33% 5
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 101 (55.80%) Cisco
2 81 (44.75%) Firewall
3 74 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (39.78%) WAN
5 54 (29.83%) BGP
6 53 (29.28%) LAN
7 52 (28.73%) CCNP
8 50 (27.62%) OSPF
9 48 (26.52%) Python
9 48 (26.52%) Linux
10 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
11 44 (24.31%) Network Security
12 43 (23.76%) VPN
13 40 (22.10%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
14 39 (21.55%) Finance
15 38 (20.99%) Active Directory
16 37 (20.44%) Palo Alto
16 37 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (19.34%) Azure
17 35 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (18.78%) DNS
19 33 (18.23%) Windows
20 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
21 31 (17.13%) Ansible
22 30 (16.57%) AWS
23 29 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
23 29 (16.02%) TCP/IP
23 29 (16.02%) VoIP
24 28 (15.47%) ITIL

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 12 (6.63%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.21%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.21%) CMS
3 4 (2.21%) Headless CMS
3 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
1 17 (9.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.34%) Azure
2 30 (16.57%) AWS
3 26 (14.36%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (7.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.63%) Route 53
5 12 (6.63%) Slack
6 10 (5.52%) GCP
7 6 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.10%) IaaS
9 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) G Suite
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (44.75%) Firewall
2 72 (39.78%) WAN
3 54 (29.83%) BGP
4 53 (29.28%) LAN
5 50 (27.62%) OSPF
6 44 (24.31%) Network Security
7 43 (23.76%) VPN
8 40 (22.10%) Wi-Fi
9 35 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (18.78%) DNS
11 29 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (16.02%) TCP/IP
11 29 (16.02%) VoIP
12 27 (14.92%) MPLS
12 27 (14.92%) Multicast
13 26 (14.36%) DHCP
14 25 (13.81%) SNMP
15 20 (11.05%) IPsec
16 17 (9.39%) VXLAN
16 17 (9.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.21%) Big Data
1 4 (2.21%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.66%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.66%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.66%) HBase
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) Burp Suite
4 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.55%) GitLab
General
1 39 (21.55%) Finance
2 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.63%) Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Legal
5 4 (2.21%) Law
6 3 (1.66%) Electronics
6 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.10%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (27.07%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.02%) Architect
3 24 (13.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (9.94%) Trainee
5 12 (6.63%) Administrator
6 11 (6.08%) Consultant
6 11 (6.08%) IT Administrator
7 10 (5.52%) Ethical Hacker
7 10 (5.52%) Network Administrator
8 9 (4.97%) Network Architect
8 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) IT Manager
9 8 (4.42%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (4.42%) Tester
9 8 (4.42%) Trainee Administrator
9 8 (4.42%) Trainee Network Administrator
10 7 (3.87%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.87%) Network Manager
11 6 (3.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) 802.1X
1 6 (3.31%) YAML
2 5 (2.76%) JSON
3 4 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.21%) POSIX
3 4 (2.21%) React
3 4 (2.21%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) Kafka
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) Velocity
5 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.05%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.76%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.66%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.66%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.10%) CCTV
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.10%) e-Health
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.52%) Linux
2 33 (18.23%) Windows
3 21 (11.60%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.63%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.87%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.76%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.66%) Android
9 3 (1.66%) CentOS
9 3 (1.66%) Unix
10 2 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.55%) MVS
11 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (15.47%) ITIL
3 27 (14.92%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (10.50%) DevOps
5 19 (10.50%) Low Latency
6 18 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (9.94%) Presales
7 15 (8.29%) Change Management
7 15 (8.29%) Migration
7 15 (8.29%) Network Design
7 15 (8.29%) Project Management
8 14 (7.73%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (7.18%) Network Virtualisation
9 13 (7.18%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.63%) B2B
10 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (6.63%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (6.63%) Project Delivery
10 12 (6.63%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.52%) Python
2 9 (4.97%) C
3 7 (3.87%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.87%) C++
4 5 (2.76%) Embedded C++
4 5 (2.76%) PHP
4 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.76%) R
5 4 (2.21%) SQL
6 3 (1.66%) Embedded C
6 3 (1.66%) Lisp
6 3 (1.66%) Perl
7 2 (1.10%) Java
7 2 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 74 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (28.73%) CCNP
3 24 (13.26%) CCIE
4 22 (12.15%) CCNA
5 19 (10.50%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (6.08%) A+ Certification
7 10 (5.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (5.52%) Degree
8 8 (4.42%) CISSP
8 8 (4.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (4.42%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (3.31%) GIAC
9 6 (3.31%) GPEN
9 6 (3.31%) OSCP
10 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.21%) MCP
11 4 (2.21%) MCSE
11 4 (2.21%) OSCE
12 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) NIST
3 5 (2.76%) GDPR
4 2 (1.10%) COBIT
4 2 (1.10%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.87%) Docker
3 7 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.31%) Firmware
5 5 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (2.76%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.76%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.66%) NFS
7 2 (1.10%) KVM
7 2 (1.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.55%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 31 (17.13%) Ansible
2 18 (9.94%) Nagios
3 15 (8.29%) Puppet
4 14 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.97%) Grafana
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.76%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (2.76%) SCCM
6 5 (2.76%) Terraform
7 4 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.21%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (2.21%) Nessus
8 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.10%) Icinga
9 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.10%) Nexpose
9 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (55.80%) Cisco
2 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
3 37 (20.44%) Palo Alto
4 25 (13.81%) Meraki
5 20 (11.05%) Riverbed
6 19 (10.50%) VMware
7 18 (9.94%) F5
8 17 (9.39%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.39%) Fortinet
9 15 (8.29%) Splunk
10 12 (6.63%) Avaya
10 12 (6.63%) SolarWinds
11 11 (6.08%) Arista
12 10 (5.52%) Juniper
13 7 (3.87%) Aruba
14 6 (3.31%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.31%) SAP
15 5 (2.76%) Apple
15 5 (2.76%) Radianz
15 5 (2.76%) Sophos