Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 323 298
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 698 767 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.03% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 7.01% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 557 648 733
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £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 9,210 10,942 11,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.53% 14.75% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,553 8,965 10,253
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,050 £30,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -33 130 £53,750 +13.16% 20
West London +29 59 £47,750 +12.35% 21
East London -1 14 £56,250 -10.00% 4
North London +2 5 £50,000 -20.00% 3
South London 0 5 £52,598 +16.88% 3
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 444 (63.61%) Cisco
2 333 (47.71%) Firewall
3 311 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
4 298 (42.69%) WAN
5 252 (36.10%) LAN
6 248 (35.53%) CCNP
7 201 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 182 (26.07%) Data Centre
9 179 (25.64%) Finance
10 171 (24.50%) Windows
11 163 (23.35%) MPLS
12 162 (23.21%) VPN
13 157 (22.49%) Microsoft
14 153 (21.92%) Cisco Wireless
15 152 (21.78%) CCNA
16 146 (20.92%) BGP
17 143 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
18 138 (19.77%) F5
19 133 (19.05%) SolarWinds
20 131 (18.77%) OSPF
21 119 (17.05%) VMware
22 118 (16.91%) Network Security
23 116 (16.62%) DNS
24 112 (16.05%) TCP/IP
25 111 (15.90%) Active Directory
26 100 (14.33%) CheckPoint
26 100 (14.33%) Telecoms
27 98 (14.04%) Juniper
27 98 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
28 93 (13.32%) Meraki

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 35 (5.01%) MS Exchange
1 35 (5.01%) Skype for Business
2 18 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.43%) CMS
5 6 (0.86%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) SAS
7 4 (0.57%) IIS
7 4 (0.57%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (8.60%) Office 365
4 11 (1.58%) G Suite
5 10 (1.43%) SaaS
6 9 (1.29%) Serverless
7 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.86%) IaaS
8 6 (0.86%) PaaS
9 5 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.72%) Slack
10 4 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.43%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 333 (47.71%) Firewall
2 298 (42.69%) WAN
3 252 (36.10%) LAN
4 201 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 163 (23.35%) MPLS
6 162 (23.21%) VPN
7 153 (21.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 146 (20.92%) BGP
9 143 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
10 131 (18.77%) OSPF
11 118 (16.91%) Network Security
12 116 (16.62%) DNS
13 112 (16.05%) TCP/IP
14 84 (12.03%) VoIP
15 77 (11.03%) Unified Communications
16 74 (10.60%) DHCP
17 71 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
17 71 (10.17%) WLAN
18 70 (10.03%) EIGRP
19 68 (9.74%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.58%) Big Data
2 8 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.29%) phpMyAdmin
4 2 (0.29%) Redis
5 1 (0.14%) Power BI
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Metasploit
1 8 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.43%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.43%) Paros
4 2 (0.29%) AppScan
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) WebScarab
General
1 179 (25.64%) Finance
2 100 (14.33%) Telecoms
3 93 (13.32%) Retail
4 83 (11.89%) Banking
5 29 (4.15%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.87%) Legal
7 25 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 21 (3.01%) Law
8 21 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (2.72%) Advertising
10 15 (2.15%) Front Office
11 12 (1.72%) German Language
11 12 (1.72%) Italian Language
12 9 (1.29%) Electronics
12 9 (1.29%) Multimedia
13 7 (1.00%) Marketing
14 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.72%) Local Government
15 3 (0.43%) Billing
16 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 93 (13.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 76 (10.89%) Architect
4 75 (10.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 66 (9.46%) Support Engineer
6 61 (8.74%) Security Engineer
7 59 (8.45%) Analyst
8 52 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
9 49 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
10 48 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 46 (6.59%) IT Engineer
12 41 (5.87%) Project Engineer
13 40 (5.73%) Cisco Architect
14 38 (5.44%) Consultant
15 36 (5.16%) Desktop Support
16 33 (4.73%) IT Support
17 28 (4.01%) Network Architect
18 27 (3.87%) Administrator
18 27 (3.87%) Cisco Security Engineer
19 26 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.15%) XMPP
2 21 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.43%) XML
4 9 (1.29%) HTML
4 9 (1.29%) JSON
5 7 (1.00%) Web Services
6 6 (0.86%) CSS
7 4 (0.57%) LESS
7 4 (0.57%) Sass
8 3 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.43%) LAMP
8 3 (0.43%) LDAP
8 3 (0.43%) Node.js
8 3 (0.43%) OAuth
8 3 (0.43%) SAML
9 2 (0.29%) Gearman
9 2 (0.29%) Middleware
9 2 (0.29%) RESTful
9 2 (0.29%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 182 (26.07%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.58%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.01%) EPoS
9 12 (1.72%) User Experience
10 10 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.43%) iPhone
10 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.29%) Clustering
11 9 (1.29%) CMDB
11 9 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.15%) Fintech
13 6 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.72%) Handset
14 5 (0.72%) IPTV
14 5 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 171 (24.50%) Windows
2 88 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 71 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 67 (9.60%) Windows 10
5 61 (8.74%) Linux
6 41 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (3.87%) Mac OS X
9 24 (3.44%) Android
10 19 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 13 (1.86%) Unix
13 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.29%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
16 6 (0.86%) CentOS
16 6 (0.86%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.29%) Debian
18 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (10.60%) ITIL
1 74 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (10.32%) Network Monitoring
3 69 (9.89%) Network Management
4 67 (9.60%) Presales
5 63 (9.03%) Network Load Balancing
6 58 (8.31%) Network Design
7 55 (7.88%) Kalman Filter
8 41 (5.87%) Web Filtering
9 38 (5.44%) Information Security
10 37 (5.30%) Load Balancing
11 36 (5.16%) Server Virtualisation
12 33 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (4.15%) Project Management
13 29 (4.15%) Time Management
14 28 (4.01%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (4.01%) ITSM
14 28 (4.01%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.58%) Analytics
15 25 (3.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.46%) Python
2 47 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 42 (6.02%) Perl
4 38 (5.44%) C
5 30 (4.30%) SQL
6 20 (2.87%) VBScript
7 18 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.01%) Ruby
9 13 (1.86%) C++
9 13 (1.86%) Java
10 12 (1.72%) PHP
11 11 (1.58%) C#
11 11 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.86%) VB
14 5 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.57%) R
16 3 (0.43%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.29%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 311 (44.56%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (35.53%) CCNP
3 152 (21.78%) CCNA
4 93 (13.32%) CCIE
5 90 (12.89%) Degree
6 39 (5.59%) CISSP
7 34 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (4.73%) CCVP
9 25 (3.58%) CCDP
10 24 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (2.58%) CCSP
11 18 (2.58%) GIAC
12 13 (1.86%) CCDA
12 13 (1.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 13 (1.86%) MCSE
12 13 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.72%) OSCP
14 11 (1.58%) CCIE Data Center
15 10 (1.43%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 47 (6.73%) SLA
3 18 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.29%) SAS 70
5 14 (2.01%) QA
6 13 (1.86%) GDPR
6 13 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.43%) COBIT
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (15.90%) Active Directory
2 98 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.87%) VMware Server
5 18 (2.58%) VMware NSX
6 17 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.43%) vSphere
8 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.72%) Firmware
11 4 (0.57%) XenServer
12 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.29%) Docker
13 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 2 (0.29%) NFS
13 2 (0.29%) Samba
13 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (9.31%) Cisco Prime
2 50 (7.16%) Nagios
3 41 (5.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 38 (5.44%) SCCM
5 25 (3.58%) Stealthwatch
6 20 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
7 14 (2.01%) Ansible
7 14 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
8 8 (1.15%) WSUS
9 6 (0.86%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.86%) TrustSec
10 5 (0.72%) Cacti
10 5 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.43%) Nessus
11 3 (0.43%) Nmap
11 3 (0.43%) SCOM
11 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 444 (63.61%) Cisco
2 157 (22.49%) Microsoft
3 138 (19.77%) F5
4 133 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 119 (17.05%) VMware
6 100 (14.33%) CheckPoint
7 98 (14.04%) Juniper
8 93 (13.32%) Meraki
9 90 (12.89%) Palo Alto
10 61 (8.74%) Citrix
11 51 (7.31%) NetApp
12 50 (7.16%) HP
13 44 (6.30%) Splunk
14 43 (6.16%) EMC
15 42 (6.02%) Dell
16 34 (4.87%) Riverbed
17 33 (4.73%) Apple
18 26 (3.72%) Fortinet
19 23 (3.30%) Aruba
20 21 (3.01%) ServiceNow