Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Security
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1041 1132 1148
Rank change year-on-year +91 +16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 100 74 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.041% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 70
UK median annual salary £65,000 £51,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -0.49% -26.79%
10th Percentile £40,800 £21,250 £38,675
90th Percentile £78,000 £64,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +36.84% -5.00% -28.57%

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 24,254 27,975 31,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 15.55% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19,140 22,723 25,849
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +63 88 £55,000 +7.84% 15
UK excluding London +73 58 £65,000 +36.84% 11
London +77 42 £65,000 +20.93% 5
North of England +25 21 £70,000 +47.37% 8
North West +16 12 £47,000 -1.05% 6
South East +25 10 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Scotland +16 10 £70,000 - 1
South West +1 8 £70,000 +211.11%
Midlands +40 7 £47,500 -9.52%
East Midlands +21 7 £47,500 -9.52%
North East +9 7 £70,000 +2.92% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £56,000 +21.08% 1
Wales - 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Wireless
2 73 (73.00%) Cisco
3 59 (59.00%) WAN
3 59 (59.00%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (53.00%) CCNP
5 50 (50.00%) LAN
5 50 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 47 (47.00%) Network Security
7 42 (42.00%) Firewall
8 38 (38.00%) Presales
9 34 (34.00%) CheckPoint
10 29 (29.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 26 (26.00%) CCNA
11 26 (26.00%) F5
12 24 (24.00%) Juniper
13 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (22.00%) Mentoring
14 22 (22.00%) Retail
15 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (20.00%) CCDP
15 20 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (20.00%) Riverbed
16 19 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (19.00%) CCIE
17 18 (18.00%) VPN
17 18 (18.00%) PCI DSS
18 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
18 16 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (15.00%) WLAN
19 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter

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 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (100.00%) Wireless
2 59 (59.00%) WAN
3 50 (50.00%) LAN
4 47 (47.00%) Network Security
5 42 (42.00%) Firewall
6 29 (29.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (18.00%) VPN
10 16 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (15.00%) WLAN
12 14 (14.00%) BGP
13 13 (13.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (13.00%) Unified Communications
14 12 (12.00%) BIG-IP
14 12 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (12.00%) OSPF
15 11 (11.00%) IP Telephony
16 10 (10.00%) VPLS
17 8 (8.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) AppScan
1 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.00%) Paros
General
1 22 (22.00%) Retail
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.00%) German Language
5 3 (3.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Architect
2 33 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 33 (33.00%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (28.00%) Network Architect
4 26 (26.00%) Cisco Architect
5 25 (25.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 19 (19.00%) Cisco Network Architect
7 18 (18.00%) Security Engineer
8 13 (13.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (11.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
10 10 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (9.00%) Network Support
11 9 (9.00%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (8.00%) Cisco Support
12 8 (8.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 8 (8.00%) Presales Solution Architect
12 8 (8.00%) Senior Architect
12 8 (8.00%) Senior Network Architect
12 8 (8.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 50 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Presales
2 22 (22.00%) Mentoring
3 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (15.00%) Web Filtering
5 13 (13.00%) Network Design
6 12 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (11.00%) ITIL
8 10 (10.00%) Information Security
8 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (9.00%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (9.00%) Data Security
9 9 (9.00%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Project Management
10 8 (8.00%) Change Control
10 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) R
2 2 (2.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) C++
3 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
3 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (59.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (53.00%) CCNP
3 26 (26.00%) CCNA
4 20 (20.00%) CCDP
5 19 (19.00%) CCIE
6 12 (12.00%) Degree
7 11 (11.00%) CISSP
8 9 (9.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (4.00%) CISA
10 4 (4.00%) CISM
11 3 (3.00%) CCIE Data Center
11 3 (3.00%) CCIE Security
11 3 (3.00%) GCIA
12 2 (2.00%) CCIE Service Provider
12 2 (2.00%) CCIE Wireless
12 2 (2.00%) CEH
12 2 (2.00%) OSCP
12 2 (2.00%) SANS
12 2 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.00%) SLA
3 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.00%) Nessus
3 1 (1.00%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.00%) Nmap
3 1 (1.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Cisco
2 34 (34.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (26.00%) F5
4 24 (24.00%) Juniper
5 20 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.00%) Splunk
8 13 (13.00%) SolarWinds
9 10 (10.00%) Dell
10 8 (8.00%) IronPort
10 8 (8.00%) VMware
11 7 (7.00%) Zscaler
12 6 (6.00%) EMC
12 6 (6.00%) HP
12 6 (6.00%) NetApp
13 3 (3.00%) Darktrace
14 2 (2.00%) Aruba
14 2 (2.00%) Infoblox
14 2 (2.00%) Qualys
14 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com