The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 238 241
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1289 1414 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.46% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.95% 8.59% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1147 1206
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1241 £45,000 -3.22% 150
London -12 411 £50,000 -9.09% 40
South East -8 248 £42,500 -15.00% 29
East of England +67 240 £50,000 +17.64% 29
Cambridgeshire +61 146 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Cambridge +55 120 £55,000 +10.00% 23
North West -17 86 £45,000 +20.00% 15
City of London +29 82 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Berkshire -34 71 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Yorkshire -31 70 £35,500 -35.45% 10
West Midlands +8 67 £36,500 -14.11% 14
South West -13 63 £40,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -8 60 £49,000 +8.88% 4
Surrey +31 58 £41,500 -17.00% 5
East Midlands +7 42 £36,250 -0.68% 4
Hampshire +6 42 £32,500 -35.00% 7
Watford +8 39 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cheshire -4 36 £45,000 +44.00% 3
Manchester -39 36 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Birmingham +6 33 £37,500 -16.66% 6
West Yorkshire -16 31 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Bristol -12 25 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Kent -8 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Suffolk +13 22 £42,000 +55.55%
Basingstoke +16 21 £32,500 -29.72% 3
North East +12 19 £36,500 +3.39% 2
North Yorkshire +6 19 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Leicestershire +11 18 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Wales +11 18 £37,047 +21.46% 2
Ipswich +22 17 £42,000 -16.00%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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.

1 1371 (54.43%) Cisco
2 1081 (42.91%) Firewall
3 921 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
4 749 (29.73%) WAN
5 733 (29.10%) LAN
6 659 (26.16%) CCNP
7 638 (25.33%) Windows
8 615 (24.41%) VPN
9 490 (19.45%) Microsoft
10 468 (18.58%) CCNA
11 437 (17.35%) Juniper
12 419 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
13 410 (16.28%) Degree
14 406 (16.12%) Data Centre
15 396 (15.72%) VMware
16 375 (14.89%) ITIL
17 373 (14.81%) Active Directory
18 368 (14.61%) Telecoms
19 366 (14.53%) MPLS
20 358 (14.21%) TCP/IP
21 353 (14.01%) Linux
21 353 (14.01%) CheckPoint
22 346 (13.74%) DNS
23 342 (13.58%) BGP
24 341 (13.54%) Cisco Wireless
25 331 (13.14%) Palo Alto
25 331 (13.14%) Network Security
26 324 (12.86%) C
27 318 (12.62%) VoIP
28 309 (12.27%) DHCP

Wireless
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
1 183 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 80 (3.18%) Skype for Business
3 55 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (0.99%) IIS
8 11 (0.44%) CMS
9 8 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.28%) nginx
11 5 (0.20%) Confluence
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.16%) Apache
12 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.16%) JBoss
12 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 169 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.079%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.079%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.079%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) Simulink
9 1 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.040%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.040%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.040%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 169 (6.71%) Office 365
2 136 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.55%) SaaS
5 34 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.67%) IaaS
7 14 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.36%) PaaS
10 5 (0.20%) G Suite
10 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.12%) Akamai
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.079%) iTunes
13 1 (0.040%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.040%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.040%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.040%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1081 (42.91%) Firewall
2 749 (29.73%) WAN
3 733 (29.10%) LAN
4 615 (24.41%) VPN
5 419 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
6 366 (14.53%) MPLS
7 358 (14.21%) TCP/IP
8 346 (13.74%) DNS
9 342 (13.58%) BGP
10 341 (13.54%) Cisco Wireless
11 331 (13.14%) Network Security
12 318 (12.62%) VoIP
13 309 (12.27%) DHCP
14 304 (12.07%) OSPF
15 281 (11.16%) Cisco Nexus
16 272 (10.80%) Wi-Fi
17 224 (8.89%) Internet
18 210 (8.34%) VLAN
19 184 (7.30%) IPsec
20 168 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (0.48%) Big Data
4 12 (0.48%) MySQL
5 8 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.32%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.24%) Redis
8 4 (0.16%) OLTP
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.079%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.079%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.079%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.079%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.040%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 65 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 36 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.79%) Metasploit
3 20 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.71%) JIRA
6 12 (0.48%) Burp Suite
7 11 (0.44%) LabVIEW
7 11 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (0.40%) Android Studio
8 10 (0.40%) Subversion
9 9 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.16%) Selenium
11 3 (0.12%) AppScan
11 3 (0.12%) Paros
11 3 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.079%) NUnit
12 2 (0.079%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.040%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 368 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 272 (10.80%) Finance
3 186 (7.38%) Electronics
4 84 (3.33%) Banking
5 71 (2.82%) Marketing
6 65 (2.58%) Retail
7 54 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.15%) Games
9 22 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.79%) Law
10 20 (0.79%) Legal
11 17 (0.67%) Automotive
12 14 (0.56%) Publishing
13 11 (0.44%) Back Office
14 7 (0.28%) Military
14 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.24%) Advertising
16 5 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.20%) Billing
17 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 745 (29.58%) Network Engineer
2 277 (11.00%) Support Engineer
3 263 (10.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 234 (9.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 213 (8.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 212 (8.42%) Analyst
7 193 (7.66%) Consultant
8 155 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 150 (5.95%) Security Engineer
10 145 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 130 (5.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 127 (5.04%) Architect
13 118 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
14 111 (4.41%) Network Support
15 108 (4.29%) Network Analyst
16 100 (3.97%) Wireless Engineer
17 98 (3.89%) IT Engineer
18 95 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 94 (3.73%) Firmware Engineer
20 93 (3.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (5.40%) 802.1X
2 45 (1.79%) Web Services
3 41 (1.63%) .NET
4 39 (1.55%) HTML
5 32 (1.27%) CSS
6 27 (1.07%) XMPP
7 24 (0.95%) XML
8 22 (0.87%) JSON
8 22 (0.87%) Middleware
9 20 (0.79%) REST
10 18 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.67%) HTML5
12 13 (0.52%) MFC
12 13 (0.52%) POSIX
13 12 (0.48%) Qt
14 10 (0.40%) LAMP
15 9 (0.36%) Android SDK
15 9 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (0.36%) RESTful
15 9 (0.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 406 (16.12%) Data Centre
2 182 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 100 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 63 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 53 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 43 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 42 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 41 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 28 (1.11%) Home Automation
12 27 (1.07%) Internet of Things
13 26 (1.03%) Smartphone
14 25 (0.99%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.95%) Blog
16 23 (0.91%) PKI
17 22 (0.87%) CCTV
17 22 (0.87%) Digital TV
17 22 (0.87%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 638 (25.33%) Windows
2 353 (14.01%) Linux
3 297 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 179 (7.11%) Windows 7
5 158 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 151 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (4.33%) Android
8 90 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 77 (3.06%) Unix
10 70 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (2.34%) Apple iOS
11 59 (2.34%) Windows 8
12 52 (2.06%) Mac OS X
13 40 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 33 (1.31%) CentOS
15 25 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.99%) Windows Vista
16 23 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 21 (0.83%) Kali Linux
18 20 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (14.89%) ITIL
2 225 (8.93%) Presales
3 177 (7.03%) Software Engineering
4 158 (6.27%) Network Design
5 153 (6.07%) Network Management
6 148 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 138 (5.48%) Project Management
8 126 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 124 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 108 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (4.25%) Mathematics
12 102 (4.05%) Test Automation
13 95 (3.77%) Migration
14 89 (3.53%) Change Management
15 84 (3.33%) Service Delivery
16 82 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
16 82 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
17 73 (2.90%) Customer Requirements
18 72 (2.86%) High Availability
19 71 (2.82%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 324 (12.86%) C
2 256 (10.16%) Python
3 208 (8.26%) C++
4 123 (4.88%) Embedded C
5 121 (4.80%) SQL
6 91 (3.61%) Perl
7 75 (2.98%) Java
8 67 (2.66%) Embedded C++
9 60 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 51 (2.02%) C#
11 33 (1.31%) JavaScript
12 31 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 23 (0.91%) PHP
14 22 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.75%) ANSI C
16 18 (0.71%) Assembly Language
16 18 (0.71%) Ruby
17 17 (0.67%) Tcl
18 13 (0.52%) R
19 6 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 921 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 659 (26.16%) CCNP
3 468 (18.58%) CCNA
4 410 (16.28%) Degree
5 189 (7.50%) CCIE
6 109 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 105 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 96 (3.81%) SC Cleared
9 70 (2.78%) MCSE
10 55 (2.18%) MCP
11 53 (2.10%) CCDP
12 45 (1.79%) DV Cleared
13 42 (1.67%) JNCIS
14 41 (1.63%) CCVP
15 40 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (1.47%) JNCIA
16 37 (1.47%) MCSA
17 35 (1.39%) CISSP
17 35 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (1.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.64%) SLA
2 47 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.19%) QA
5 24 (0.95%) PMO
6 23 (0.91%) GDPR
7 21 (0.83%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.28%) JTAG
11 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.20%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.040%) GMP
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.040%) MISRA
System Software
1 373 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 258 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (7.58%) Firmware
4 143 (5.68%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.34%) vSphere
6 57 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.95%) XenApp
8 14 (0.56%) KVM
9 12 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.44%) Snort
10 11 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.40%) pfSense
12 8 (0.32%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.24%) Docker
15 5 (0.20%) Xen
16 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 104 (4.13%) FortiGate
3 67 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
4 59 (2.34%) SCCM
5 52 (2.06%) Backup Exec
6 48 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
7 46 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 40 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
9 39 (1.55%) Nagios
10 29 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
11 28 (1.11%) Nessus
12 23 (0.91%) Puppet
13 22 (0.87%) Cisco CME
14 18 (0.71%) WSUS
15 15 (0.60%) Nmap
16 14 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (0.52%) EnCase
17 13 (0.52%) OpenNebula
18 11 (0.44%) Nexpose
19 10 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1371 (54.43%) Cisco
2 490 (19.45%) Microsoft
3 437 (17.35%) Juniper
4 396 (15.72%) VMware
5 353 (14.01%) CheckPoint
6 331 (13.14%) Palo Alto
7 292 (11.59%) F5
8 289 (11.47%) HP
9 215 (8.54%) Aruba
10 184 (7.30%) SolarWinds
11 169 (6.71%) Fortinet
12 151 (5.99%) Citrix
12 151 (5.99%) Meraki
13 103 (4.09%) Extreme Networks
14 95 (3.77%) SonicWALL
15 93 (3.69%) Avaya
16 91 (3.61%) Riverbed
17 78 (3.10%) Symantec
17 78 (3.10%) WatchGuard
18 74 (2.94%) Dell
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £37,800 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caldicot, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago