Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Wireless Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless Security over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 999 1094 1084
Rank change year-on-year +95 -10 +96
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 97 107 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.061% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 100
UK median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +47.37% +5.56% -17.11%

Wireless Security 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,778 26,861 29,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.23% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17,820 21,692 23,767
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -

Wireless Security
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Wireless Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless Security over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
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 Security within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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 +44 70 £65,000 +36.84% 11
UK excluding London +86 69 £70,000 +47.37% 9
North of England +58 33 £70,000 +53.85% 1
London +9 21 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Scotland - 20 £70,000 - 1
North East +39 18 £70,000 +2.92% 1
North West +20 15 £51,500 +8.42%
South East +34 9 £35,000 -41.67% 4
Midlands +38 4 £45,000 -14.29% 3
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 2
East of England +45 2 £47,500 -13.64%
South West +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Wireless Security 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 with a requirement for Wireless Security.

1 97 (100.00%) Wireless
2 76 (78.35%) Cisco
3 72 (74.23%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (70.10%) CCNP
5 62 (63.92%) Presales
6 60 (61.86%) Firewall
7 59 (60.82%) WAN
8 58 (59.79%) Data Centre
9 56 (57.73%) Network Security
10 52 (53.61%) Cisco Wireless
11 51 (52.58%) LAN
12 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (45.36%) Mentoring
14 43 (44.33%) Technical Leadership
14 43 (44.33%) CCDP
15 25 (25.77%) CCNA
16 16 (16.49%) CheckPoint
17 15 (15.46%) Juniper
17 15 (15.46%) Degree
18 13 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
19 9 (9.28%) CISSP
19 9 (9.28%) IronPort
19 9 (9.28%) Riverbed
19 9 (9.28%) R
19 9 (9.28%) Change Control
19 9 (9.28%) Root Cause Analysis
20 8 (8.25%) OSCP
20 8 (8.25%) Mobile App
20 8 (8.25%) Security Testing
21 7 (7.22%) DMZ

Wireless Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (100.00%) Wireless
2 60 (61.86%) Firewall
3 59 (60.82%) WAN
4 56 (57.73%) Network Security
5 52 (53.61%) Cisco Wireless
6 51 (52.58%) LAN
7 7 (7.22%) DKIM
7 7 (7.22%) DMARC
7 7 (7.22%) DMZ
7 7 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (7.22%) Unified Communications
7 7 (7.22%) VPN
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.06%) IPv4
9 2 (2.06%) IPv6
10 1 (1.03%) DNS
10 1 (1.03%) Internet
10 1 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) AppScan
1 1 (1.03%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.03%) Paros
General
1 1 (1.03%) Finance
1 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Architect
2 44 (45.36%) Cisco Architect
2 44 (45.36%) Network Architect
3 43 (44.33%) Cisco Network Architect
3 43 (44.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 43 (44.33%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (24.74%) Network Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Security Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Network Support
7 10 (10.31%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Cisco Support
8 9 (9.28%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (8.25%) Tester
10 7 (7.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 58 (59.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Linux
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.03%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Unix
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.92%) Presales
2 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.36%) Mentoring
4 43 (44.33%) Technical Leadership
5 13 (13.40%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.28%) Change Control
6 9 (9.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.25%) Security Testing
8 7 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.22%) Information Security
8 7 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (6.19%) Security Management
9 6 (6.19%) Service Design
9 6 (6.19%) Social Engineering
10 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (5.15%) Data Security
10 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.15%) SIEM
11 3 (3.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) R
2 1 (1.03%) Perl
2 1 (1.03%) Python
2 1 (1.03%) Ruby
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (74.23%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (70.10%) CCNP
3 43 (44.33%) CCDP
4 25 (25.77%) CCNA
5 15 (15.46%) Degree
6 9 (9.28%) CISSP
7 8 (8.25%) OSCP
8 7 (7.22%) CCIE
8 7 (7.22%) CREST Certified
9 6 (6.19%) JNCIA
9 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
9 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.19%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (3.09%) CISA
11 2 (2.06%) CEH
11 2 (2.06%) CISM
11 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (2.06%) GCIA
12 1 (1.03%) CCIE Collaboration
12 1 (1.03%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco CME
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.03%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.03%) Nessus
2 1 (1.03%) Nmap
2 1 (1.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 76 (78.35%) Cisco
2 16 (16.49%) CheckPoint
3 15 (15.46%) Juniper
4 9 (9.28%) IronPort
4 9 (9.28%) Riverbed
5 7 (7.22%) Palo Alto
5 7 (7.22%) Splunk
6 6 (6.19%) Huawei
7 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.06%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
9 1 (1.03%) Aruba
9 1 (1.03%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds