Wireless Jobs in the UK excluding London

Wireless
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 183 216 146
Rank change year-on-year +33 -70 +74
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 866 1,041 1,757
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.63% 1.66% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.28% 11.63% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 730 525 685
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,563 £30,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +2.00%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,679 8,952 10,264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.44% 14.26% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,103 5,177 6,302
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,125 £31,931 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the UK excluding London

Wireless
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the UK excluding London

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the UK excluding London

Wireless
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +39 263 £37,000 +5.71% 94
North of England +1 160 £40,000 -11.11% 60
Midlands +43 156 £41,000 +5.13% 56
East of England +72 124 £50,000 +1.01% 48
West Midlands +60 114 £46,500 +25.68% 40
South West +17 103 £42,500 +16.44% 55
North West +17 90 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Scotland +2 79 £52,500 +4.48% 21
Yorkshire +33 62 £35,000 -22.22% 19
East Midlands -4 36 £31,000 -27.06% 16
North East +2 18 £39,005 +4.01% 3
Wales +6 15 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Northern Ireland +22 3 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (11.66%) Microsoft Exchange
2 23 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (0.46%) SAS
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.35%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) Confluence
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 92 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.58%) Simulink
5 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.23%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Salesforce CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 222 (25.64%) Microsoft 365
2 170 (19.63%) Azure
3 65 (7.51%) Entra ID
4 41 (4.73%) AWS
5 29 (3.35%) Google Workspace
6 13 (1.50%) IaaS
6 13 (1.50%) OneDrive
7 11 (1.27%) GCP
8 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.04%) PaaS
10 7 (0.81%) Azure Sentinel
10 7 (0.81%) SaaS
11 6 (0.69%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (0.69%) GitHub
12 5 (0.58%) Dropbox
12 5 (0.58%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.35%) Google Sheets
13 3 (0.35%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.35%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.35%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 268 (30.95%) Firewall
2 235 (27.14%) LAN
3 232 (26.79%) WAN
4 168 (19.40%) Wi-Fi
5 127 (14.67%) DNS
5 127 (14.67%) VPN
6 118 (13.63%) DHCP
7 99 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 77 (8.89%) VLAN
9 64 (7.39%) SD-WAN
10 62 (7.16%) Bluetooth
10 62 (7.16%) MPLS
10 62 (7.16%) OSPF
11 61 (7.04%) Internet
12 59 (6.81%) BGP
13 58 (6.70%) LTE
14 56 (6.47%) Broadband
15 51 (5.89%) Network Security
16 50 (5.77%) 5G
17 48 (5.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.46%) MySQL
6 3 (0.35%) Power BI
6 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (2.54%) LabVIEW
2 19 (2.19%) JIRA
3 11 (1.27%) Git
4 10 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.81%) Subversion
6 5 (0.58%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.58%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.46%) GDB
7 4 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.23%) PetaLinux
8 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.12%) GitLab
9 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
General
1 317 (36.61%) Social Skills
2 127 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 103 (11.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 85 (9.82%) Electronics
4 85 (9.82%) Finance
5 61 (7.04%) Manufacturing
6 51 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (3.58%) Organisational Skills
8 26 (3.00%) Retail
9 25 (2.89%) Marketing
10 24 (2.77%) Public Sector
11 22 (2.54%) Legal
12 17 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
13 16 (1.85%) Law
14 13 (1.50%) Local Government
15 11 (1.27%) Automotive
15 11 (1.27%) Games
15 11 (1.27%) Military
16 9 (1.04%) Banking
17 8 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 151 (17.44%) Network Engineer
2 125 (14.43%) Senior
3 118 (13.63%) Support Engineer
4 100 (11.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 99 (11.43%) IT Support
6 75 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 73 (8.43%) Software Engineer
8 64 (7.39%) IT Engineer
9 52 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 49 (5.66%) IT Technician
10 49 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
11 47 (5.43%) Support Technician
12 43 (4.97%) Analyst
12 43 (4.97%) Network Support
13 42 (4.85%) IT Support Engineer
14 40 (4.62%) Technical Support
15 35 (4.04%) Junior
16 34 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 30 (3.46%) 1st Line Support
17 30 (3.46%) Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.73%) Yocto
2 14 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.58%) OAuth
4 4 (0.46%) HTML
4 4 (0.46%) HTML5
4 4 (0.46%) React
4 4 (0.46%) Redux
5 2 (0.23%) .NET
5 2 (0.23%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.23%) Flash
5 2 (0.23%) LAMP
5 2 (0.23%) Middleware
5 2 (0.23%) POSIX
5 2 (0.23%) WPF
6 1 (0.12%) EDI
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 83 (9.58%) Driving Licence
3 33 (3.81%) IoT
4 32 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (3.00%) CCTV
6 26 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.54%) Acoustics
7 22 (2.54%) Satnav
8 20 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.19%) Device Driver
9 19 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.62%) Clustering
10 14 (1.62%) Onboarding
11 13 (1.50%) FPGA
12 11 (1.27%) Analogue Electronics
13 10 (1.15%) ARM Cortex
13 10 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
13 10 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 282 (32.56%) Windows
2 137 (15.82%) Windows Server
3 95 (10.97%) Linux
4 67 (7.74%) Windows 10
5 50 (5.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 47 (5.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 38 (4.39%) Apple iOS
7 38 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (3.70%) Mac OS
9 26 (3.00%) Android
10 21 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (1.62%) VyOS
12 10 (1.15%) Unix
12 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
15 6 (0.69%) CentOS
15 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.58%) ThreadX
17 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
2 141 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 136 (15.70%) Customer Service
4 96 (11.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 93 (10.74%) ITIL
6 73 (8.43%) Agile
7 72 (8.31%) Computer Science
8 65 (7.51%) Mathematics
9 51 (5.89%) Physics
10 46 (5.31%) Coaching
11 41 (4.73%) Migration
12 38 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
12 38 (4.39%) Project Delivery
13 37 (4.27%) Project Management
14 35 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (3.81%) Service Delivery
16 32 (3.70%) Incident Management
17 31 (3.58%) Mentoring
18 30 (3.46%) Change Management
18 30 (3.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 122 (14.09%) C
2 84 (9.70%) Python
3 81 (9.35%) Embedded C
4 53 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 28 (3.23%) C++
6 26 (3.00%) SQL
7 16 (1.85%) Bash
7 16 (1.85%) C#
8 10 (1.15%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.04%) Java
10 7 (0.81%) Assembly Language
11 5 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.58%) VB
12 4 (0.46%) Perl
13 2 (0.23%) AWK
13 2 (0.23%) R
13 2 (0.23%) sed
13 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.12%) Swift
Qualifications
1 175 (20.21%) Degree
2 157 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (13.97%) CCNA
4 72 (8.31%) Security Cleared
5 60 (6.93%) CCNP
6 57 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 45 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
9 27 (3.12%) DBS Check
9 27 (3.12%) MCITP
10 22 (2.54%) JNCIA
11 21 (2.42%) CCIE
12 18 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (1.85%) Azure Certification
14 13 (1.50%) AWS Certification
15 11 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.15%) GCSC
17 9 (1.04%) Master's Degree
18 7 (0.81%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.66%) SLA
2 22 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (0.92%) IEC 62304
4 8 (0.92%) ISO 13485
4 8 (0.92%) QA
5 7 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (0.69%) GDPR
6 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.69%) MISRA
6 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.58%) NCSC
8 4 (0.46%) Automotive SPICE
8 4 (0.46%) AUTOSAR
8 4 (0.46%) NIST
8 4 (0.46%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.35%) JTAG
10 2 (0.23%) IEC 61131
10 2 (0.23%) PMO
11 1 (0.12%) SOC 3
System Software
1 215 (24.83%) Active Directory
2 96 (11.09%) Firmware
3 82 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 80 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (3.46%) Embedded Firmware
6 24 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.62%) vSphere
8 12 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.81%) XenApp
11 6 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.35%) Docker
13 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.12%) Dovecot
15 1 (0.12%) NFS
15 1 (0.12%) Postfix
15 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 74 (8.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 34 (3.93%) FortiGate
3 31 (3.58%) SCCM
4 18 (2.08%) Ansible
5 14 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 11 (1.27%) SCOM
7 10 (1.15%) SmoothWall
8 9 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.04%) Terraform
9 8 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.81%) PaperCut
10 7 (0.81%) WSUS
11 6 (0.69%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.58%) Nmap
13 4 (0.46%) EdgeSight
14 3 (0.35%) Opsview
14 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.23%) Icinga
Vendors
1 256 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 253 (29.21%) Cisco
3 115 (13.28%) VMware
4 95 (10.97%) Aruba
5 77 (8.89%) Fortinet
6 73 (8.43%) Meraki
7 61 (7.04%) Juniper
8 50 (5.77%) Veeam
9 48 (5.54%) HP
10 44 (5.08%) Google
11 42 (4.85%) CheckPoint
11 42 (4.85%) Palo Alto
12 40 (4.62%) Citrix
13 30 (3.46%) Ruckus Wireless
13 30 (3.46%) SolarWinds
14 29 (3.35%) Apple
15 22 (2.54%) Nokia
16 21 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks
17 20 (2.31%) Draytek
18 19 (2.19%) Mitel