Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Wireless Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1081 1190 1214
Rank change year-on-year +109 +24 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Wireless Engineer 96 84 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 81 75 82
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,400 £31,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -7.69%

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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless Engineer in the UK

Wireless Engineer
Top 12 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 26 July 2017. 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 +73 90 £50,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London +89 76 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East of England +31 29 £52,500 +16.67% 3
South East +72 25 £55,000 +22.22%
London +64 19 £40,000 -28.89%
Midlands +49 14 £47,500 -8.65%
West Midlands +43 9 £47,500 -8.65%
Wales - 5 £35,094 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
North of England -13 2 £32,750 -6.43%
North West -34 2 £32,750 -0.76%
South West +9 1 £32,000 -20.00%

Wireless Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 96 (100.00%) Wireless
2 48 (50.00%) Cisco
3 41 (42.71%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (33.33%) CCNP
4 32 (33.33%) C
4 32 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (26.04%) 802.1X
6 22 (22.92%) Mentoring
7 21 (21.88%) Software Architecture
7 21 (21.88%) CCNA
7 21 (21.88%) Embedded C
8 19 (19.79%) 802.11
8 19 (19.79%) Aruba
9 18 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (18.75%) Palo Alto
9 18 (18.75%) Presales
9 18 (18.75%) Extreme Networks
9 18 (18.75%) Firewall
9 18 (18.75%) Linux
9 18 (18.75%) Python
9 18 (18.75%) Bluetooth
10 17 (17.71%) WAN
10 17 (17.71%) Cisco Wireless
11 16 (16.67%) LAN
12 15 (15.63%) Degree
12 15 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
13 14 (14.58%) Aerohive Networks
13 14 (14.58%) DHCP
13 14 (14.58%) DNS
14 13 (13.54%) Meraki

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 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (100.00%) Wireless
2 32 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (19.79%) 802.11
4 18 (18.75%) Bluetooth
4 18 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (18.75%) Firewall
5 17 (17.71%) Cisco Wireless
5 17 (17.71%) WAN
6 16 (16.67%) LAN
7 14 (14.58%) DHCP
7 14 (14.58%) DNS
8 10 (10.42%) VPN
9 9 (9.38%) BGP
9 9 (9.38%) Wireless Security
10 8 (8.33%) OSPF
11 7 (7.29%) Ethernet
11 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
12 6 (6.25%) FTP
12 6 (6.25%) HTTP
12 6 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.46%) Electronics
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.13%) CCTV
3 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.17%) CentOS
4 4 (4.17%) Unix
5 3 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Mentoring
2 21 (21.88%) Software Architecture
3 18 (18.75%) Presales
4 15 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.29%) Change Control
7 7 (7.29%) Project Management
7 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.17%) CAD
8 4 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.17%) ITIL
8 4 (4.17%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) B2B
9 3 (3.13%) OO
9 3 (3.13%) OOD
9 3 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) C
2 21 (21.88%) Embedded C
3 18 (18.75%) Python
4 9 (9.38%) Assembly Language
4 9 (9.38%) C++
5 5 (5.21%) MATLAB
5 5 (5.21%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (33.33%) CCNP
3 21 (21.88%) CCNA
4 15 (15.63%) Degree
5 11 (11.46%) CCIE
6 8 (8.33%) CWNA
7 3 (3.13%) CCIE Wireless
8 2 (2.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) KVM
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Nagios
2 5 (5.21%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (19.79%) Aruba
3 18 (18.75%) Extreme Networks
3 18 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 14 (14.58%) Aerohive Networks
5 13 (13.54%) Meraki
6 12 (12.50%) HP
6 12 (12.50%) Motorola
7 11 (11.46%) Juniper
8 10 (10.42%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 9 (9.38%) Brocade
10 7 (7.29%) AirMagnet
10 7 (7.29%) VMware
11 6 (6.25%) Meru Networks
12 4 (4.17%) F5
12 4 (4.17%) MobileIron
13 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.04%) BT
14 1 (1.04%) Draytek
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