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

Wireless
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 227 218
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1298 1558 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.50% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 8.72% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1243 1246
Median salary £42,500 £46,075 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.75% +2.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,730
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 13710 17870 20267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.87% 17.20% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11141 14812 16085
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 April 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 April 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 -1 1247 £42,500 -6.59% 173
London -8 429 £50,000 -9.09% 46
South East -24 294 £40,000 -13.04% 31
East of England +59 208 £49,000 +40.00% 35
Cambridgeshire +90 122 £52,500 +6.19% 22
Cambridge +73 111 £52,500 -4.54% 21
City of London +47 98 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Berkshire -38 85 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Yorkshire +48 80 £35,000 -22.22% 13
East Midlands +22 58 £35,000 -5.40% 8
South West -26 56 £37,500 -6.25% 15
West Midlands 0 54 £35,000 -16.66% 8
Hertfordshire -9 54 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North West -26 51 £37,500 - 12
East Sussex +49 47 £41,500 -44.66% 1
Brighton +45 46 £41,500 -44.66% 1
Kent +31 35 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South Yorkshire +33 34 £36,250 -34.09% 4
Surrey -16 34 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Hampshire -25 33 £32,500 -35.00% 10
West Yorkshire +4 32 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Watford +9 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Manchester -35 29 £47,500 +22.58% 7
Birmingham +27 26 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Derbyshire +24 24 £35,000 -1.93% 1
West Sussex +20 24 £42,500 +37.09% 2
Bristol +9 23 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Wales +15 22 £37,000 +23.33% 4
Leicestershire +3 19 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Doncaster - 19 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 1443 (58.09%) Cisco
2 1132 (45.57%) Firewall
3 1003 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
4 767 (30.88%) LAN
5 763 (30.72%) CCNP
6 739 (29.75%) WAN
7 701 (28.22%) VPN
8 630 (25.36%) Windows
9 532 (21.42%) CCNA
10 474 (19.08%) Microsoft
11 464 (18.68%) Data Centre
12 460 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
13 444 (17.87%) Juniper
14 434 (17.47%) Degree
15 403 (16.22%) TCP/IP
16 390 (15.70%) Network Security
17 386 (15.54%) ITIL
18 382 (15.38%) MPLS
19 377 (15.18%) VMware
20 376 (15.14%) DNS
21 373 (15.02%) BGP
22 363 (14.61%) CheckPoint
22 363 (14.61%) Telecoms
23 361 (14.53%) Palo Alto
24 357 (14.37%) OSPF
25 353 (14.21%) Cisco Wireless
26 342 (13.77%) Active Directory
27 317 (12.76%) VoIP
27 317 (12.76%) Linux
28 305 (12.28%) 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
1 173 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 90 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 72 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 35 (1.41%) IIS
7 32 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.20%) Apache
11 5 (0.20%) CMS
11 5 (0.20%) nginx
12 4 (0.16%) Confluence
12 4 (0.16%) JBoss
12 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.12%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.081%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.081%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.12%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.081%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.040%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.040%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.72%) Office 365
2 107 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (1.77%) SaaS
5 27 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.72%) IaaS
7 11 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.32%) PaaS
10 7 (0.28%) G Suite
11 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.081%) Akamai
14 2 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.081%) iTunes
14 2 (0.081%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.040%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.040%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1132 (45.57%) Firewall
2 767 (30.88%) LAN
3 739 (29.75%) WAN
4 701 (28.22%) VPN
5 460 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 403 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 390 (15.70%) Network Security
8 382 (15.38%) MPLS
9 376 (15.14%) DNS
10 373 (15.02%) BGP
11 357 (14.37%) OSPF
12 353 (14.21%) Cisco Wireless
13 317 (12.76%) VoIP
14 305 (12.28%) DHCP
15 296 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 268 (10.79%) Wi-Fi
17 226 (9.10%) VLAN
18 189 (7.61%) Ethernet
19 178 (7.17%) Internet
20 172 (6.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (0.68%) MySQL
5 16 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.32%) Big Data
7 7 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.16%) Informix
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.12%) Redis
10 3 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.081%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.081%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.68%) Subversion
4 15 (0.60%) JIRA
4 15 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (0.44%) Metasploit
6 10 (0.40%) Burp Suite
7 9 (0.36%) LabVIEW
8 7 (0.28%) Selenium
9 6 (0.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.16%) NUnit
11 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.12%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.12%) CppUnit
13 2 (0.081%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.040%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.040%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.040%) Rational DOORS
14 1 (0.040%) Vagrant
General
1 363 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 241 (9.70%) Finance
3 192 (7.73%) Electronics
4 72 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 71 (2.86%) Banking
6 65 (2.62%) Marketing
6 65 (2.62%) Retail
7 34 (1.37%) Games
8 21 (0.85%) Legal
9 16 (0.64%) Law
10 15 (0.60%) Publishing
11 13 (0.52%) Advertising
12 12 (0.48%) Automotive
13 10 (0.40%) Back Office
14 9 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.20%) French Language
16 5 (0.20%) Military
17 4 (0.16%) German Language
18 3 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 799 (32.17%) Network Engineer
2 294 (11.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 284 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 236 (9.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 232 (9.34%) Analyst
6 228 (9.18%) Embedded Engineer
7 170 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 164 (6.60%) Security Engineer
9 158 (6.36%) Software Engineer
10 146 (5.88%) Consultant
11 140 (5.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 134 (5.39%) Network Support
13 132 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
14 127 (5.11%) Network Analyst
15 118 (4.75%) Architect
16 112 (4.51%) Network Support Engineer
17 103 (4.15%) IT Support
18 94 (3.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
19 92 (3.70%) Cisco Support
20 88 (3.54%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (5.80%) 802.1X
2 35 (1.41%) HTML
3 32 (1.29%) .NET
4 31 (1.25%) Web Services
5 23 (0.93%) CSS
6 22 (0.89%) Middleware
6 22 (0.89%) REST
7 17 (0.68%) XMPP
8 15 (0.60%) HTML5
8 15 (0.60%) MFC
9 13 (0.52%) POSIX
10 12 (0.48%) JSON
11 11 (0.44%) Qt
12 10 (0.40%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.36%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.32%) CSS3
14 8 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (0.28%) XML
16 6 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 464 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 182 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 95 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 63 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
7 45 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 40 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 37 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.41%) Home Automation
10 35 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 24 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 24 (0.97%) Internet of Things
12 24 (0.97%) User Experience
13 23 (0.93%) BYOD
14 22 (0.89%) EPoS
15 21 (0.85%) Clustering
16 20 (0.81%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 630 (25.36%) Windows
2 317 (12.76%) Linux
3 289 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 157 (6.32%) Windows 7
5 147 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 140 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (3.38%) Unix
8 79 (3.18%) Android
9 69 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 68 (2.74%) Mac OS X
11 64 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 62 (2.50%) Windows 8
13 55 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 44 (1.77%) Windows XP
15 25 (1.01%) CentOS
16 22 (0.89%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.76%) Solaris
18 18 (0.72%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
20 15 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (15.54%) ITIL
2 221 (8.90%) Network Design
3 208 (8.37%) Presales
4 182 (7.33%) Software Engineering
5 172 (6.92%) Network Management
6 146 (5.88%) Project Management
7 132 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
8 108 (4.35%) Network Architecture
9 103 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (4.07%) Mathematics
11 100 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 98 (3.95%) Mentoring
13 97 (3.90%) High Availability
14 96 (3.86%) Change Management
15 95 (3.82%) Load Balancing
16 90 (3.62%) Service Delivery
17 87 (3.50%) Information Security
18 81 (3.26%) Migration
19 77 (3.10%) Service Management
20 75 (3.02%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 280 (11.27%) C
2 248 (9.98%) Python
3 222 (8.94%) C++
4 119 (4.79%) Embedded C
5 96 (3.86%) SQL
6 87 (3.50%) Perl
7 71 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 68 (2.74%) Java
9 47 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 31 (1.25%) C#
11 28 (1.13%) PHP
12 26 (1.05%) Assembly Language
13 24 (0.97%) ANSI C
13 24 (0.97%) Ruby
14 23 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 23 (0.93%) Tcl
15 18 (0.72%) JavaScript
16 11 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.28%) VBScript
18 6 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 1003 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 763 (30.72%) CCNP
3 532 (21.42%) CCNA
4 434 (17.47%) Degree
5 212 (8.53%) CCIE
6 104 (4.19%) Security Cleared
7 97 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 90 (3.62%) SC Cleared
9 65 (2.62%) MCSE
10 56 (2.25%) MCP
11 54 (2.17%) CCSP
12 43 (1.73%) JNCIS
13 41 (1.65%) CCDP
14 34 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (1.33%) CCSA
15 33 (1.33%) CCVP
15 33 (1.33%) CISSP
15 33 (1.33%) DV Cleared
15 33 (1.33%) JNCIA
15 33 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.35%) SLA
2 44 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.97%) QA
5 17 (0.68%) PMO
6 14 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.28%) GDPR
9 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.20%) JTAG
10 5 (0.20%) SDET
11 3 (0.12%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.040%) GMP
12 1 (0.040%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.040%) MISRA
System Software
1 342 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 249 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (7.05%) Firmware
4 131 (5.27%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.38%) vSphere
6 40 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 19 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 14 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.48%) KVM
11 11 (0.44%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.40%) XenApp
13 9 (0.36%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.20%) pfSense
16 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 126 (5.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 99 (3.99%) FortiGate
3 68 (2.74%) SCCM
4 67 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
5 48 (1.93%) Nagios
6 40 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
7 33 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 33 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 32 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
9 24 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
10 21 (0.85%) Puppet
11 18 (0.72%) SCOM
12 17 (0.68%) Cisco CME
13 15 (0.60%) Nessus
14 14 (0.56%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.44%) WSUS
16 10 (0.40%) BladeLogic
16 10 (0.40%) OpenNebula
17 8 (0.32%) Cacti
17 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1443 (58.09%) Cisco
2 474 (19.08%) Microsoft
3 444 (17.87%) Juniper
4 377 (15.18%) VMware
5 363 (14.61%) CheckPoint
6 361 (14.53%) Palo Alto
7 275 (11.07%) F5
8 269 (10.83%) HP
9 207 (8.33%) Aruba
10 192 (7.73%) Fortinet
11 190 (7.65%) SolarWinds
12 155 (6.24%) Meraki
13 143 (5.76%) Citrix
14 108 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
15 104 (4.19%) Riverbed
16 102 (4.11%) SonicWALL
17 86 (3.46%) Avaya
18 71 (2.86%) WatchGuard
19 63 (2.54%) Apple
20 59 (2.38%) Dell
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Overtime Opportunities, Cisco Trai
Posted: 1 hour ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Pension, Bonus, New Offices
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car (Including personal use) + Work Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum OTE £120k uncapped, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great salary/package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago