Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1141 1174
Rank change year-on-year +80 +33 -46
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 112 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.037% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77 45 63
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £34,950 £21,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% -37.50%

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 25,145 28,015 32,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.99% 15.88% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19,996 22,736 26,776
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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 +76 108 £55,000 +15.79% 9
London +76 60 £75,000 +36.36% 2
UK excluding London +21 52 £46,000 -3.16% 8
South East +23 21 £45,000 -5.26%
North of England +8 13 £55,000 +15.79% 6
South West -7 7 £70,000 +211.11%
East Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
North West +20 6 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Yorkshire +16 5 £56,000 +17.89%
Scotland -3 2 £70,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £70,000 -
North East - 2 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Wireless
2 89 (79.46%) Cisco
3 74 (66.07%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (55.36%) Data Centre
5 57 (50.89%) CCNP
6 52 (46.43%) CCNA
7 48 (42.86%) Presales
8 46 (41.07%) F5
9 45 (40.18%) CCIE
10 44 (39.29%) Retail
11 41 (36.61%) Network Design
12 39 (34.82%) Unified Communications
13 37 (33.04%) WAN
14 36 (32.14%) Degree
15 34 (30.36%) Finance
16 30 (26.79%) LAN
16 30 (26.79%) Dell
16 30 (26.79%) Juniper
16 30 (26.79%) Splunk
17 28 (25.00%) Manufacturing
18 27 (24.11%) CheckPoint
18 27 (24.11%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (24.11%) VMware
18 27 (24.11%) Network Security
18 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (24.11%) Analytics
18 27 (24.11%) Big Data
19 26 (23.21%) NetApp
19 26 (23.21%) EMC
20 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA

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 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (100.00%) Wireless
2 39 (34.82%) Unified Communications
3 37 (33.04%) WAN
4 30 (26.79%) LAN
5 27 (24.11%) Network Security
6 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (19.64%) VPN
9 19 (16.96%) Firewall
10 17 (15.18%) BGP
10 17 (15.18%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (13.39%) WLAN
12 12 (10.71%) BIG-IP
12 12 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (10.71%) OSPF
12 12 (10.71%) VPLS
13 11 (9.82%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (9.82%) IP Telephony
14 10 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (8.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) Big Data
General
1 44 (39.29%) Retail
2 34 (30.36%) Finance
3 28 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 27 (24.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (13.39%) Telecoms
6 12 (10.71%) Banking
7 11 (9.82%) German Language
7 11 (9.82%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Architect
2 39 (34.82%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 30 (26.79%) Cisco Architect
5 29 (25.89%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 28 (25.00%) Technical Architect
7 27 (24.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 18 (16.07%) Security Engineer
9 14 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
9 14 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
10 12 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (9.82%) Network Architect
12 10 (8.93%) NOC Engineer
13 9 (8.04%) Analyst
13 9 (8.04%) Consultant
13 9 (8.04%) Presales Solution Architect
13 9 (8.04%) Wireless Engineer
13 9 (8.04%) Wireless Network Engineer
14 8 (7.14%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 62 (55.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Presales
2 41 (36.61%) Network Design
3 27 (24.11%) Analytics
4 22 (19.64%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (13.39%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (13.39%) Web Filtering
7 14 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
9 11 (9.82%) ITIL
9 11 (9.82%) Network Segmentation
9 11 (9.82%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (8.93%) Information Security
11 9 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (8.04%) Project Management
12 8 (7.14%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (6.25%) Data Security
14 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) C
2 4 (3.57%) C++
2 4 (3.57%) Java
2 4 (3.57%) Perl
2 4 (3.57%) PHP
2 4 (3.57%) Python
2 4 (3.57%) Ruby
3 3 (2.68%) R
4 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 74 (66.07%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (50.89%) CCNP
3 52 (46.43%) CCNA
4 45 (40.18%) CCIE
5 36 (32.14%) Degree
6 12 (10.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 12 (10.71%) CCIE Security
7 11 (9.82%) CCIE Data Center
8 10 (8.93%) CCIE Service Provider
8 10 (8.93%) CISSP
9 7 (6.25%) CCDP
10 5 (4.46%) CCIE Wireless
10 5 (4.46%) CISA
10 5 (4.46%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.57%) CCDE
11 4 (3.57%) CEH
11 4 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.64%) SLA
2 20 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.57%) GDPR
3 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 89 (79.46%) Cisco
2 46 (41.07%) F5
3 30 (26.79%) Dell
3 30 (26.79%) Juniper
3 30 (26.79%) Splunk
4 27 (24.11%) CheckPoint
4 27 (24.11%) VMware
5 26 (23.21%) EMC
5 26 (23.21%) NetApp
6 21 (18.75%) Riverbed
7 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.71%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.25%) Zscaler
10 5 (4.46%) HP
11 4 (3.57%) Qualys
11 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.68%) IronPort
13 2 (1.79%) Darktrace
14 1 (0.89%) Brocade
14 1 (0.89%) Symantec