Period
to 13 May 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 13 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 304 330
Rank change year-on-year -125 +26 -33
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 171 420 559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.51% 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 7.97% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 116 377 451
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,637 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.27% -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £83,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 3,461 5,268 7,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.40% 12.97% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,620 4,307 6,163
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 13 May 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 13 May 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 -8 15 £62,500 +6.38% 4
West London +3 4 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East London +7 2 £52,000 +45.44% 5
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 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 75 (43.86%) Cisco
2 64 (37.43%) Firewall
3 49 (28.65%) WAN
3 49 (28.65%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (23.39%) Network Security
5 37 (21.64%) Social Skills
6 36 (21.05%) LAN
6 36 (21.05%) Palo Alto
7 35 (20.47%) CCNP
7 35 (20.47%) BGP
8 33 (19.30%) Telecoms
9 32 (18.71%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
11 29 (16.96%) OSPF
12 26 (15.20%) Linux
12 26 (15.20%) Azure
13 24 (14.04%) Microsoft 365
13 24 (14.04%) Windows
13 24 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (13.45%) Finance
14 23 (13.45%) ITIL
14 23 (13.45%) VPN
15 22 (12.87%) Python
15 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
15 22 (12.87%) Degree
15 22 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (12.28%) Active Directory
16 21 (12.28%) Project Management
17 20 (11.70%) TCP/IP

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 11 (6.43%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.34%) CMS
3 4 (2.34%) Headless CMS
4 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) Figma
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.34%) Sketch
3 2 (1.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (2.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.20%) Azure
2 24 (14.04%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (6.43%) AWS
4 5 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.75%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.17%) GCP
7 2 (1.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.58%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.58%) Route 53
8 1 (0.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Serverless
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (37.43%) Firewall
2 49 (28.65%) WAN
3 40 (23.39%) Network Security
4 36 (21.05%) LAN
5 35 (20.47%) BGP
6 32 (18.71%) Wi-Fi
7 29 (16.96%) OSPF
8 23 (13.45%) VPN
9 22 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (11.70%) TCP/IP
11 19 (11.11%) Internet
11 19 (11.11%) VoIP
12 18 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (10.53%) DNS
12 18 (10.53%) SD-WAN
13 17 (9.94%) Multicast
14 15 (8.77%) IPsec
15 14 (8.19%) DHCP
16 12 (7.02%) MPLS
17 9 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) Big Data
1 11 (6.43%) Hadoop
2 10 (5.85%) Apache Hive
2 10 (5.85%) Data Lake
2 10 (5.85%) HBase
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.34%) ESLint
3 4 (2.34%) gulp
4 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.17%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.17%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.58%) GitLab
6 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (21.64%) Social Skills
2 33 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 23 (13.45%) Finance
4 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.68%) Marketing
6 7 (4.09%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (3.51%) Banking
7 6 (3.51%) Electronics
8 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.75%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.17%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (22.81%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) Architect
4 19 (11.11%) Trainee
5 12 (7.02%) Administrator
6 10 (5.85%) Big Data Architect
6 10 (5.85%) Data Architect
6 10 (5.85%) Ethical Hacker
6 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) IT Administrator
6 10 (5.85%) Network Administrator
7 9 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Trainee Administrator
8 8 (4.68%) Trainee Network Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.09%) Tester
10 6 (3.51%) Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.51%) JSON
3 5 (2.92%) CSS
4 4 (2.34%) Express
4 4 (2.34%) HTML
4 4 (2.34%) Node.js
4 4 (2.34%) POSIX
4 4 (2.34%) React
4 4 (2.34%) REST
4 4 (2.34%) RESTful
4 4 (2.34%) Sass
4 4 (2.34%) Vue.js
4 4 (2.34%) Yocto
5 3 (1.75%) YAML
6 2 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.17%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.17%) SAML
6 2 (1.17%) XMPP
7 1 (0.58%) LDAP
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.68%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.92%) Clustering
5 5 (2.92%) Home Automation
6 4 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.34%) User Experience
7 3 (1.75%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.75%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.17%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.17%) CCTV
8 2 (1.17%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.17%) e-Health
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.58%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.20%) Linux
2 24 (14.04%) Windows
3 17 (9.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (4.09%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (4.09%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.34%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Unix
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (13.45%) ITIL
4 21 (12.28%) Project Management
5 19 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (10.53%) Network Design
7 17 (9.94%) Presales
8 16 (9.36%) Time Management
9 15 (8.77%) Network Management
10 14 (8.19%) Change Management
10 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (7.02%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (7.02%) Network Virtualisation
11 12 (7.02%) Project Delivery
11 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.02%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (6.43%) Migration
12 11 (6.43%) Programme Management
12 11 (6.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.87%) Python
2 12 (7.02%) C++
3 9 (5.26%) C
4 6 (3.51%) Embedded C++
4 6 (3.51%) SQL
5 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.75%) PHP
7 3 (1.75%) R
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) AWK
9 1 (0.58%) Go
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (28.65%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (20.47%) CCNP
3 22 (12.87%) Degree
4 18 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (7.60%) CCNA
6 10 (5.85%) A+ Certification
6 10 (5.85%) CCIE
6 10 (5.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (4.68%) CISSP
7 8 (4.68%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (4.09%) HNC
8 7 (4.09%) HND
8 7 (4.09%) OSCP
9 6 (3.51%) GIAC
9 6 (3.51%) GPEN
10 5 (2.92%) CISM
11 4 (2.34%) CWNA
11 4 (2.34%) CWNE
11 4 (2.34%) MOS
11 4 (2.34%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) NIST
2 3 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) Firmware
3 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.68%) Docker
4 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.75%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) oVirt
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) Ansible
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.92%) Terraform
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.34%) Nessus
3 4 (2.34%) SCCM
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.17%) Nagios
5 2 (1.17%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (43.86%) Cisco
2 36 (21.05%) Palo Alto
3 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.94%) Juniper
4 17 (9.94%) Meraki
5 12 (7.02%) CheckPoint
5 12 (7.02%) F5
5 12 (7.02%) Fortinet
6 11 (6.43%) Aruba
6 11 (6.43%) VMware
7 10 (5.85%) Databricks
8 9 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (4.09%) Riverbed
9 7 (4.09%) SAP
9 7 (4.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.51%) Arista
10 6 (3.51%) Infoblox
10 6 (3.51%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (2.92%) Apple
11 5 (2.92%) Ekahau