Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 453 295 322
Rank change year-on-year -158 +27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 243 314 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.54% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 7.91% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 193 276 437
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,900
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,438 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +16.28% -9.47%

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 4,995 3,968 7,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.09% 13.49% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 3,216 5,890
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -29 37 £50,000 -28.57% 16
East London +5 4 £45,000 +25.87% 1
West London -61 4 £50,000 -28.57% 4
North London +14 1 £26,000 -51.40%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 104 (42.80%) Cisco
2 94 (38.68%) Firewall
3 80 (32.92%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (30.45%) WAN
5 61 (25.10%) LAN
6 58 (23.87%) CCNP
7 57 (23.46%) Windows
8 56 (23.05%) Microsoft
9 51 (20.99%) Social Skills
10 43 (17.70%) Network Security
11 42 (17.28%) Palo Alto
11 42 (17.28%) Telecoms
12 37 (15.23%) Microsoft 365
12 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (14.81%) Finance
13 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 35 (14.40%) ITIL
14 35 (14.40%) BGP
14 35 (14.40%) Network Design
14 35 (14.40%) Windows Server
15 33 (13.58%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (13.58%) Azure
16 32 (13.17%) Degree
16 32 (13.17%) Windows 10
16 32 (13.17%) Internet
16 32 (13.17%) TCP/IP
17 31 (12.76%) VPN
18 28 (11.52%) IPsec
18 28 (11.52%) CCNA
18 28 (11.52%) Linux

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 19 (7.82%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.23%) CMS
5 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.23%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.65%) Figma
2 4 (1.65%) Sketch
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Shopify
2 3 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.82%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.23%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (13.58%) Azure
3 10 (4.12%) AWS
4 8 (3.29%) Google Workspace
5 5 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.06%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.65%) Slack
7 3 (1.23%) PaaS
8 2 (0.82%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) GCP
9 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (38.68%) Firewall
2 74 (30.45%) WAN
3 61 (25.10%) LAN
4 43 (17.70%) Network Security
5 35 (14.40%) BGP
6 33 (13.58%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (13.17%) Internet
7 32 (13.17%) TCP/IP
8 31 (12.76%) VPN
9 28 (11.52%) IPsec
10 27 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (10.29%) OSPF
12 23 (9.47%) MPLS
13 19 (7.82%) Multicast
14 16 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (6.58%) SD-WAN
15 14 (5.76%) DNS
15 14 (5.76%) IP Telephony
16 13 (5.35%) DHCP
16 13 (5.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.82%) Apache Hive
1 19 (7.82%) Big Data
1 19 (7.82%) Data Lake
1 19 (7.82%) Hadoop
1 19 (7.82%) HBase
2 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.65%) ESLint
2 4 (1.65%) gulp
2 4 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.41%) GitLab
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (20.99%) Social Skills
2 42 (17.28%) Telecoms
3 36 (14.81%) Finance
4 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.94%) Law
6 10 (4.12%) Legal
6 10 (4.12%) Marketing
7 8 (3.29%) Banking
8 7 (2.88%) Electronics
8 7 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (2.88%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.47%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.23%) Retail
12 2 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 66 (27.16%) Network Engineer
2 31 (12.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (10.70%) Analyst
3 26 (10.70%) Architect
4 19 (7.82%) Big Data Architect
4 19 (7.82%) Data Architect
5 17 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.58%) IT Engineer
7 15 (6.17%) Trainee
8 14 (5.76%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.94%) Administrator
9 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.12%) Network Administrator
12 9 (3.70%) IT Support
13 8 (3.29%) Firmware Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) IT Administrator
13 8 (3.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) Yocto
2 6 (2.47%) JSON
3 5 (2.06%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.06%) CSS
4 4 (1.65%) Express
4 4 (1.65%) HTML
4 4 (1.65%) Node.js
4 4 (1.65%) REST
4 4 (1.65%) RESTful
4 4 (1.65%) Sass
4 4 (1.65%) Vue.js
5 3 (1.23%) React
5 3 (1.23%) YAML
6 2 (0.82%) POSIX
6 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.82%) SAML
6 2 (0.82%) Velocity
7 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.23%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.53%) Internet of Things
5 8 (3.29%) Home Automation
6 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.06%) iPad
8 5 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.65%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.65%) iPhone
9 4 (1.65%) User Experience
10 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.23%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.82%) Clustering
11 2 (0.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.46%) Windows
2 35 (14.40%) Windows Server
3 32 (13.17%) Windows 10
4 28 (11.52%) Linux
5 15 (6.17%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.53%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (2.06%) Android
8 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Unix
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (14.40%) ITIL
2 35 (14.40%) Network Design
3 25 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (9.47%) Network Management
4 23 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (9.47%) Project Management
5 21 (8.64%) Time Management
6 20 (8.23%) Technical Leadership
7 19 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (7.82%) Presales
8 17 (7.00%) Change Management
8 17 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.00%) Patch Management
9 16 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.17%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.17%) Information Security
10 15 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (5.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.17%) C++
2 14 (5.76%) Python
3 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.29%) C
5 6 (2.47%) SQL
6 5 (2.06%) Embedded C++
7 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.82%) Go
9 1 (0.41%) Java
9 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (32.92%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (23.87%) CCNP
3 32 (13.17%) Degree
4 28 (11.52%) CCNA
5 17 (7.00%) CCIE
6 15 (6.17%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (5.35%) CCDP
8 9 (3.70%) CCIE Service Provider
8 9 (3.70%) CISM
9 8 (3.29%) A+ Certification
10 7 (2.88%) CISSP
10 7 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (2.88%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (2.47%) CWNA
11 6 (2.47%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.47%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.06%) CISA
12 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) GDPR
3 3 (1.23%) NIST
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.35%) Firmware
2 13 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (4.94%) XenApp
4 11 (4.53%) Docker
5 10 (4.12%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (2.88%) Ansible
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.65%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.65%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.23%) SCCM
5 2 (0.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.82%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.41%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (42.80%) Cisco
2 56 (23.05%) Microsoft
3 42 (17.28%) Palo Alto
4 24 (9.88%) Meraki
5 20 (8.23%) Juniper
6 19 (7.82%) Databricks
6 19 (7.82%) VMware
7 17 (7.00%) Citrix
8 15 (6.17%) Aruba
9 13 (5.35%) CheckPoint
10 12 (4.94%) Apple
11 11 (4.53%) Fortinet
11 11 (4.53%) Ruckus Wireless
12 10 (4.12%) ServiceNow
13 9 (3.70%) Arista
13 9 (3.70%) iManage
14 8 (3.29%) F5
14 8 (3.29%) Google
15 7 (2.88%) RightFax
15 7 (2.88%) SolarWinds