Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 814 990 1078
Rank change year-on-year +176 +88 +6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 62 132 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.091% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 171 74
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +47.37% -9.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £72,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +55.56% -5.26%

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 13,296 22,563 26,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 15.60% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10,420 17,095 20,718
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Wireless Security
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless Security.

Salary trend for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless Security over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless Security in the UK

Wireless Security
Top 8 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 31 May 2020. 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 +165 54 £57,000 -12.31% 4
UK excluding London +113 33 £55,000 -21.43% 2
North of England +115 26 £55,000 -21.43% 2
London +147 21 £80,000 +23.08% 2
Yorkshire +127 19 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +94 7 £60,000 -7.69%
North West +74 7 £55,000 - 1
Work from Home -13 7 £62,500 -10.71%

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 62 (100.00%) Wireless
2 48 (77.42%) Cisco
3 43 (69.35%) Firewall
4 27 (43.55%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (41.94%) WAN
6 23 (37.10%) VoIP
7 19 (30.65%) CCNP
7 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
7 19 (30.65%) VPN
7 19 (30.65%) Network Security
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.42%) LAN
9 17 (27.42%) Security Operations
10 16 (25.81%) DNS
10 16 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (24.19%) Wireshark
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
12 13 (20.97%) CCIE
12 13 (20.97%) Windows
13 12 (19.35%) Degree
13 12 (19.35%) Azure
13 12 (19.35%) Meraki
14 11 (17.74%) Office 365
14 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (17.74%) Unified Communications
14 11 (17.74%) High Availability
14 11 (17.74%) IP Telephony
14 11 (17.74%) VMware
14 11 (17.74%) BGP

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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Azure
2 11 (17.74%) Office 365
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (100.00%) Wireless
2 43 (69.35%) Firewall
3 26 (41.94%) WAN
4 23 (37.10%) VoIP
5 19 (30.65%) Network Security
5 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
5 19 (30.65%) VPN
6 17 (27.42%) LAN
7 16 (25.81%) DNS
8 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (24.19%) Wireshark
9 11 (17.74%) BGP
9 11 (17.74%) IP Telephony
9 11 (17.74%) Unified Communications
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco Firepower
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (14.52%) IPsec
10 9 (14.52%) VLAN
11 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
12 7 (11.29%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) German Language
4 4 (6.45%) Italian Language
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Security Specialist
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Network Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Security Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Security Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Operational Security Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Operations Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.84%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Security Operations
2 16 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (17.74%) High Availability
3 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (12.90%) Network Design
4 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
5 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (11.29%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Presales
5 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
5 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.29%) Security Patching
6 6 (9.68%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (9.68%) DNA
6 6 (9.68%) Information Security
6 6 (9.68%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) CCNP
3 13 (20.97%) CCIE
4 12 (19.35%) Degree
5 9 (14.52%) CCNA
6 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (11.29%) CCDP
7 7 (11.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 7 (11.29%) CCNP Voice
7 7 (11.29%) CEH
7 7 (11.29%) MBCS
7 7 (11.29%) MCSE
7 7 (11.29%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCDA
8 1 (1.61%) CCDE
8 1 (1.61%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.68%) NCSC
3 4 (6.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco CME
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.23%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (77.42%) Cisco
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
4 12 (19.35%) Meraki
5 11 (17.74%) VMware
6 9 (14.52%) Juniper
6 9 (14.52%) Riverbed
7 5 (8.06%) EMC
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
8 4 (6.45%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (6.45%) F5
8 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.84%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) HP
9 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.61%) Arista
10 1 (1.61%) Brocade
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) Splunk