Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1129 1136 1107
Rank change year-on-year +7 -29 +119
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 74 88 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.046% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -28.57% +27.27%

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 28278 32297 36572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 16.98% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22900 26451 30237
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 13 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 17 November 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 +46 73 £50,000 - 3
UK excluding London +40 55 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England +30 23 £55,000 +57.14%
London +2 19 £53,750 -17.31% 2
North of England -17 13 £47,500 -13.64%
South West - 13 £22,500 -
North West 0 8 £47,500 +3.26%
South East +25 4 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Yorkshire +3 4 £46,250 -15.91%
Midlands +44 1 £52,500 +16.67%
North East - 1 £68,014 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wireless Security.

1 74 (100.00%) Wireless
2 41 (55.41%) Cisco
3 36 (48.65%) LAN
3 36 (48.65%) WAN
4 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (33.78%) Degree
6 23 (31.08%) CCNA
7 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 22 (29.73%) Firewall
8 18 (24.32%) VPN
8 18 (24.32%) Presales
9 16 (21.62%) Network Design
9 16 (21.62%) Juniper
10 14 (18.92%) Splunk
11 13 (17.57%) Aruba
11 13 (17.57%) HP
11 13 (17.57%) Unix
11 13 (17.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (16.22%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (16.22%) Network Security
12 12 (16.22%) Marketing
12 12 (16.22%) Blog
12 12 (16.22%) 802.1X
13 11 (14.86%) 802.11
13 11 (14.86%) CWNA
14 10 (13.51%) VMware
14 10 (13.51%) CCNP
14 10 (13.51%) RFID
14 10 (13.51%) Windows

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 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (100.00%) Wireless
2 36 (48.65%) LAN
2 36 (48.65%) WAN
3 22 (29.73%) Firewall
4 18 (24.32%) VPN
5 13 (17.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (16.22%) Network Security
6 12 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (14.86%) 802.11
8 10 (13.51%) RFID
9 7 (9.46%) VLAN
10 6 (8.11%) DMZ
10 6 (8.11%) IPv4
10 6 (8.11%) IPv6
11 4 (5.41%) Broadband
11 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
11 4 (5.41%) VoIP
12 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.35%) AppScan
2 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.35%) Paros
General
1 12 (16.22%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Consultant
2 17 (22.97%) Presales Consultant
3 15 (20.27%) Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Network Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Cisco Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Network Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Wireless Engineer
6 11 (14.86%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Network Support
6 11 (14.86%) Wireless Network Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) IT Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) IT Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Security Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Security Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Blog
2 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Unix
2 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Presales
2 16 (21.62%) Network Design
3 12 (16.22%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Information Security
6 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (8.11%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.11%) Server Hardening
7 6 (8.11%) SIEM
8 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (5.41%) Analytics
9 4 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.41%) Threat Intelligence
10 3 (4.05%) Cryptography
10 3 (4.05%) Security Architecture
11 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Python
2 5 (6.76%) C++
3 4 (5.41%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) C
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (33.78%) Degree
3 23 (31.08%) CCNA
4 11 (14.86%) CWNA
5 10 (13.51%) CCNP
6 8 (10.81%) CCIE
7 6 (8.11%) CCDP
7 6 (8.11%) CEH
8 5 (6.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (6.76%) CCIE Wireless
9 4 (5.41%) CCDE
9 4 (5.41%) CCIE Security
9 4 (5.41%) CISSP
10 3 (4.05%) CREST Certified
10 3 (4.05%) ECSA
10 3 (4.05%) OSCP
11 2 (2.70%) CHECK Team Leader
11 2 (2.70%) CISA
11 2 (2.70%) CISM
11 2 (2.70%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) GDPR
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.35%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
2 1 (1.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Cisco
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Juniper
4 14 (18.92%) Splunk
5 13 (17.57%) Aruba
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 10 (13.51%) VMware
7 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.81%) F5
8 5 (6.76%) Citrix
9 4 (5.41%) Dell
9 4 (5.41%) EMC
9 4 (5.41%) NetApp
10 2 (2.70%) Meraki
10 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.35%) Qualys
11 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard