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

Wireless
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 238 243
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1289 1439 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.46% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 8.64% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1204 1222
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £71,250
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 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35626 41572 45755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Top 10 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 28 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 -3 1237 £45,000 -4.25% 146
UK excluding London +6 854 £42,500 - 123
London -12 411 £50,000 -9.09% 31
South East -21 242 £42,500 -15.00% 28
East of England +61 238 £50,000 +25.00% 37
North of England -2 180 £38,000 -5.00% 21
Midlands -7 107 £35,000 -16.66% 18
South West -11 64 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Wales +10 18 £37,047 +21.46%
Scotland -4 12 £42,500 - 6

For the 6 months to 28 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 1388 (54.56%) Cisco
2 1095 (43.04%) Firewall
3 934 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
4 762 (29.95%) WAN
5 748 (29.40%) LAN
6 669 (26.30%) CCNP
7 647 (25.43%) Windows
8 620 (24.37%) VPN
9 500 (19.65%) Microsoft
10 474 (18.63%) CCNA
11 436 (17.14%) Juniper
12 422 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
13 413 (16.23%) Data Centre
14 411 (16.16%) Degree
15 401 (15.76%) VMware
16 381 (14.98%) Active Directory
17 379 (14.90%) ITIL
18 372 (14.62%) MPLS
19 368 (14.47%) Telecoms
20 361 (14.19%) TCP/IP
21 358 (14.07%) Linux
22 353 (13.88%) CheckPoint
23 351 (13.80%) DNS
24 344 (13.52%) BGP
25 343 (13.48%) Cisco Wireless
26 332 (13.05%) Network Security
27 328 (12.89%) Palo Alto
28 325 (12.78%) C
29 318 (12.50%) VoIP
30 314 (12.34%) 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
1 185 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 80 (3.14%) Skype for Business
3 55 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (0.98%) IIS
9 11 (0.43%) CMS
10 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.24%) nginx
12 5 (0.20%) Confluence
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.16%) Apache
13 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.16%) JBoss
13 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 169 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.86%) 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 (0.039%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.039%) Simulink
9 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.039%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.039%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.039%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 170 (6.68%) Office 365
2 137 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.61%) SaaS
5 35 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.67%) IaaS
7 15 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.35%) 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 (0.039%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.039%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.039%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.039%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1095 (43.04%) Firewall
2 762 (29.95%) WAN
3 748 (29.40%) LAN
4 620 (24.37%) VPN
5 422 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
6 372 (14.62%) MPLS
7 361 (14.19%) TCP/IP
8 351 (13.80%) DNS
9 344 (13.52%) BGP
10 343 (13.48%) Cisco Wireless
11 332 (13.05%) Network Security
12 318 (12.50%) VoIP
13 314 (12.34%) DHCP
14 306 (12.03%) OSPF
15 287 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
16 276 (10.85%) Wi-Fi
17 228 (8.96%) Internet
18 209 (8.22%) VLAN
19 186 (7.31%) IPsec
20 172 (6.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (0.47%) Big Data
4 12 (0.47%) MySQL
5 8 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.31%) 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 5 (0.20%) OLTP
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.079%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.079%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.079%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.079%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.039%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 65 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 21 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 20 (0.79%) Metasploit
4 20 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.71%) JIRA
6 12 (0.47%) Burp Suite
7 11 (0.43%) LabVIEW
7 11 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (0.39%) Android Studio
8 10 (0.39%) Subversion
8 10 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.20%) 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 (0.039%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 368 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 278 (10.93%) Finance
3 185 (7.27%) Electronics
4 86 (3.38%) Banking
5 74 (2.91%) Marketing
6 64 (2.52%) Retail
7 53 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.14%) Games
9 22 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.79%) Law
10 20 (0.79%) Legal
11 17 (0.67%) Automotive
12 14 (0.55%) Publishing
13 11 (0.43%) 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
16 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 749 (29.44%) Network Engineer
2 275 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 263 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 234 (9.20%) Embedded Engineer
5 214 (8.41%) Analyst
6 213 (8.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 197 (7.74%) Consultant
8 155 (6.09%) Software Engineer
9 151 (5.94%) Security Engineer
10 148 (5.82%) Senior Network Engineer
11 130 (5.11%) Architect
11 130 (5.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 119 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
13 110 (4.32%) Network Support
14 109 (4.28%) Network Analyst
15 101 (3.97%) Wireless Engineer
16 99 (3.89%) IT Engineer
17 94 (3.69%) Firmware Engineer
17 94 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 92 (3.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (5.50%) 802.1X
2 46 (1.81%) Web Services
3 43 (1.69%) .NET
4 39 (1.53%) HTML
5 32 (1.26%) CSS
6 27 (1.06%) XMPP
7 25 (0.98%) XML
8 22 (0.86%) JSON
8 22 (0.86%) Middleware
9 20 (0.79%) REST
10 19 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.67%) HTML5
12 13 (0.51%) MFC
12 13 (0.51%) POSIX
13 12 (0.47%) Qt
14 10 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (0.39%) LAMP
14 10 (0.39%) RESTful
15 9 (0.35%) Android SDK
15 9 (0.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 413 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 183 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 102 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
6 64 (2.52%) Driving Licence
7 52 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 45 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 42 (1.65%) Blackberry
11 29 (1.14%) Internet of Things
12 28 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 28 (1.10%) Home Automation
13 26 (1.02%) Smartphone
14 25 (0.98%) Blog
14 25 (0.98%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.94%) CCTV
16 23 (0.90%) PKI
17 22 (0.86%) Digital TV
17 22 (0.86%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 647 (25.43%) Windows
2 358 (14.07%) Linux
3 300 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 182 (7.15%) Windows 7
5 161 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 152 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (4.28%) Android
8 92 (3.62%) Windows 10
9 80 (3.14%) Unix
10 72 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (2.36%) Windows 8
12 59 (2.32%) Apple iOS
13 52 (2.04%) Mac OS X
14 40 (1.57%) Windows XP
15 33 (1.30%) CentOS
16 26 (1.02%) Windows Vista
17 25 (0.98%) Mac OS
18 23 (0.90%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.83%) Kali Linux
20 20 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (14.90%) ITIL
2 229 (9.00%) Presales
3 178 (7.00%) Software Engineering
4 161 (6.33%) Network Design
5 156 (6.13%) Network Management
6 151 (5.94%) Load Balancing
7 139 (5.46%) Project Management
8 128 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
9 126 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 109 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (4.21%) Mathematics
12 102 (4.01%) Test Automation
13 95 (3.73%) Migration
14 91 (3.58%) Change Management
15 84 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
15 84 (3.30%) Service Delivery
16 82 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 74 (2.91%) Customer Requirements
18 72 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
18 72 (2.83%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 325 (12.78%) C
2 255 (10.02%) Python
3 207 (8.14%) C++
4 123 (4.83%) Embedded C
4 123 (4.83%) SQL
5 91 (3.58%) Perl
6 75 (2.95%) Java
7 67 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 59 (2.32%) MATLAB
9 53 (2.08%) C#
10 35 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 31 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 23 (0.90%) PHP
13 22 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.75%) ANSI C
14 19 (0.75%) Assembly Language
15 18 (0.71%) Ruby
16 17 (0.67%) Tcl
17 13 (0.51%) R
18 6 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 934 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
2 669 (26.30%) CCNP
3 474 (18.63%) CCNA
4 411 (16.16%) Degree
5 192 (7.55%) CCIE
6 110 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 108 (4.25%) Security Cleared
8 99 (3.89%) SC Cleared
9 70 (2.75%) MCSE
10 55 (2.16%) MCP
11 54 (2.12%) CCDP
12 47 (1.85%) DV Cleared
13 42 (1.65%) JNCIS
14 41 (1.61%) CCVP
14 41 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
15 37 (1.45%) JNCIA
15 37 (1.45%) MCSA
16 35 (1.38%) CISSP
16 35 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 34 (1.34%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.62%) SLA
2 47 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.18%) QA
4 25 (0.98%) PMO
5 23 (0.90%) GDPR
6 21 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.28%) JTAG
10 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.20%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.039%) GMP
12 1 (0.039%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.039%) MISRA
System Software
1 381 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 260 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (7.47%) Firmware
4 145 (5.70%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.32%) vSphere
6 57 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.94%) XenApp
8 14 (0.55%) KVM
9 12 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.43%) Snort
10 11 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.39%) pfSense
12 8 (0.31%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.31%) 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 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 103 (4.05%) FortiGate
3 69 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
4 58 (2.28%) SCCM
5 53 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 48 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
7 47 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 40 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
8 40 (1.57%) Nagios
9 29 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
10 28 (1.10%) Nessus
11 23 (0.90%) Puppet
12 22 (0.86%) Cisco CME
13 18 (0.71%) WSUS
14 15 (0.59%) Nmap
15 14 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (0.51%) EnCase
16 13 (0.51%) OpenNebula
17 11 (0.43%) Nexpose
18 10 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1388 (54.56%) Cisco
2 500 (19.65%) Microsoft
3 436 (17.14%) Juniper
4 401 (15.76%) VMware
5 353 (13.88%) CheckPoint
6 328 (12.89%) Palo Alto
7 295 (11.60%) F5
8 293 (11.52%) HP
9 215 (8.45%) Aruba
10 184 (7.23%) SolarWinds
11 166 (6.53%) Fortinet
12 153 (6.01%) Citrix
12 153 (6.01%) Meraki
13 100 (3.93%) Extreme Networks
14 95 (3.73%) Riverbed
15 93 (3.66%) Avaya
15 93 (3.66%) SonicWALL
16 80 (3.14%) Symantec
17 77 (3.03%) Dell
18 76 (2.99%) WatchGuard
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
DNS Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits, Training, Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car, 25k OTE, Training, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
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Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £37,800 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Cloudscope
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Relocation Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Relocation Package and Benefits
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Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago