The median annual salary for a Wireless Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Engineer
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 920 939
Rank change year-on-year +104 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 49 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.042% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 28
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -17.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +37.50% -17.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Wireless Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Wireless Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer.

Salary trend for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 49 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South East +66 15 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +24 13 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Cambridgeshire - 13 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge - 13 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex - 12 £55,000 - 1
Brighton - 11 £55,000 - 1
London +55 8 £26,000 -52.72%
West Midlands +30 7 £47,500 +69.64%
Birmingham - 7 £47,500 -
Derby - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
City of London - 2 £25,750 -
Berkshire +33 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Hampshire +18 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £24,000 -
North West -16 1 £28,000 -15.15%
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £28,000 -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 -

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Wireless Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Wireless Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Wireless
2 39 (50.00%) Cisco
3 34 (43.59%) Python
4 33 (42.31%) CCNP
4 33 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (39.74%) Degree
6 29 (37.18%) C
7 27 (34.62%) Electronics
8 26 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
10 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (26.92%) Assembly Language
10 21 (26.92%) Embedded C
10 21 (26.92%) Palo Alto
10 21 (26.92%) Software Architecture
11 20 (25.64%) Cisco Wireless
12 18 (23.08%) 802.1X
13 17 (21.79%) Presales
13 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (20.51%) Firewall
15 15 (19.23%) LAN
16 14 (17.95%) WAN
16 14 (17.95%) CCNA
16 14 (17.95%) Meraki
17 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (15.38%) VPN
17 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
18 10 (12.82%) 802.11
18 10 (12.82%) CCIE
19 9 (11.54%) Fortinet

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 78 (100.00%) Wireless
2 20 (25.64%) Cisco Wireless
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (20.51%) Firewall
5 15 (19.23%) LAN
6 14 (17.95%) WAN
7 12 (15.38%) VPN
7 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (12.82%) 802.11
9 9 (11.54%) DHCP
9 9 (11.54%) DNS
9 9 (11.54%) WLAN
10 8 (10.26%) Bluetooth
10 8 (10.26%) Wireless Security
11 5 (6.41%) BGP
11 5 (6.41%) OSPF
11 5 (6.41%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (5.13%) 802.15
12 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
12 4 (5.13%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (34.62%) Electronics
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
1 4 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (26.92%) Software Architecture
4 17 (21.79%) Presales
5 8 (10.26%) Change Control
6 7 (8.97%) Project Management
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.41%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (5.13%) CAD
9 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Test Planning
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
10 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.85%) Network Management
11 2 (2.56%) Android Development
11 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.56%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (2.56%) High Availability
11 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) Python
2 29 (37.18%) C
3 21 (26.92%) Assembly Language
3 21 (26.92%) Embedded C
4 9 (11.54%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) Perl
5 6 (7.69%) R
6 4 (5.13%) Tcl
7 2 (2.56%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) CCNP
1 33 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (39.74%) Degree
3 14 (17.95%) CCNA
4 10 (12.82%) CCIE
5 1 (1.28%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.28%) HP MASE
5 1 (1.28%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Firmware
2 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) KVM
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 21 (26.92%) Palo Alto
3 14 (17.95%) Meraki
4 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.54%) Fortinet
4 9 (11.54%) Juniper
5 8 (10.26%) Aruba
5 8 (10.26%) HP
6 6 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
6 6 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (6.41%) AirMagnet
7 5 (6.41%) F5
7 5 (6.41%) Motorola
8 4 (5.13%) Meru Networks
9 3 (3.85%) Brocade
9 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.85%) VMware
10 2 (2.56%) 3Com
10 2 (2.56%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.28%) Ruckus Wireless
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago