Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Wireless Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Wireless Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1099 1198
Rank change year-on-year +8 +99 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 66 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.043% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 61 72 65
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% -6.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -7.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Wireless Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Wireless Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 11 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 6 months to 17 January 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
England -1 63 £50,000 +5.26% 19
UK excluding London -5 41 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +34 25 £47,500 -17.39%
East of England +17 19 £55,000 - 7
South East +17 12 £47,500 - 10
East Midlands +28 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Midlands +19 4 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Scotland -27 3 £50,000 -
North of England -6 2 £36,000 -10.00%
North West -15 2 £36,000 -10.00%
South West +2 1 £57,500 +15.00%

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 66 (100.00%) Wireless
2 27 (40.91%) Cisco
3 26 (39.39%) LAN
3 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (34.85%) CCNA
5 22 (33.33%) WLAN
6 21 (31.82%) CCNP
7 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (25.76%) Python
9 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 15 (22.73%) WAN
11 14 (21.21%) Wireless Security
11 14 (21.21%) Ruckus Wireless
11 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 14 (21.21%) 802.1X
12 13 (19.70%) Network Management
12 13 (19.70%) Degree
12 13 (19.70%) Network Design
13 12 (18.18%) CWNA
13 12 (18.18%) 802.11
13 12 (18.18%) Meraki
14 10 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (15.15%) RFID
14 10 (15.15%) C++
15 9 (13.64%) Unix
15 9 (13.64%) Ubiquiti
15 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
15 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (12.12%) CCIE
16 8 (12.12%) Firewall

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 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (100.00%) Wireless
2 26 (39.39%) LAN
3 22 (33.33%) WLAN
4 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (22.73%) WAN
6 14 (21.21%) Wireless Security
7 12 (18.18%) 802.11
8 10 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (15.15%) RFID
9 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (12.12%) Firewall
11 6 (9.09%) Internet
11 6 (9.09%) MPLS
12 4 (6.06%) SAN
13 3 (4.55%) LTE
13 3 (4.55%) OSPF
13 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
13 3 (4.55%) VLAN
14 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
1 9 (13.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (19.70%) Network Design
2 13 (19.70%) Network Management
3 7 (10.61%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) Signal Processing
5 4 (6.06%) Change Management
5 4 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (6.06%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.06%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.55%) Presales
7 2 (3.03%) Analytics
7 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.03%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Python
2 10 (15.15%) C++
3 5 (7.58%) C
4 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) R
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.85%) CCNA
3 21 (31.82%) CCNP
4 13 (19.70%) Degree
5 12 (18.18%) CWNA
6 8 (12.12%) CCIE
7 6 (9.09%) CCDE
7 6 (9.09%) CCDP
8 4 (6.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (6.06%) CCIE Wireless
8 4 (6.06%) HP APS
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.55%) DBS Check
9 3 (4.55%) JNCIA
10 2 (3.03%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.52%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.52%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.52%) PhD
11 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Firmware
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SmoothWall
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) Ruckus Wireless
3 12 (18.18%) Meraki
4 9 (13.64%) Ubiquiti
5 7 (10.61%) Aerohive Networks
5 7 (10.61%) Aruba
5 7 (10.61%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) VMware
6 6 (9.09%) Brocade
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.09%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) Dell
8 4 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.06%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.55%) AirMagnet
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.55%) Foundry
9 3 (4.55%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.03%) EMC